Escapee back behind bars

October 31, 2016
Escapee back behind bars

john-grayThe second escapee from the Knox County Detention Center is back behind bars.


At approximately 4:15 a.m. on Friday, October 28, 2016, Knox County Deputies Mikey Ashurst and Sidney Wagner received a call from Knox County 9-1-1 Dispatch Center after having received an anonymous tip detailing the whereabouts of John Ray Gray, who walked away from work detail at the Knox County Detention Center on October 21.

Deputies Ashurst and Wagner found Gray at a residence on Capewood Drive in Gray, where he was arrested and charged with Escape 2nd Degree.

Gray is once again lodged in the Knox County Detention Center.