Home Deemed a Nuisance – Owner Arrested

A home has been deemed a nuisance and a Knoxville man is in jail after a shooting death and two drug overdoses happened at his home.

David Beets has been charged with maintaining a dwelling for drug use. The home is on McKamey Road in Northwest Knoxville.

Investigator say in 2017 Beets shot and killed a woman, who witnesses say was at his home to buy heroin. Beets claims he thought she was breaking into the home. Officials say after a number of instances this year and two in June, Beets was arrested Friday and faces a number of charges.

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