KCSO Charge Two People Accused of Firing Shots at Deputies During Attempted Traffic Stop

The two people accused of shooting at Knox County Sherriff’s deputies now have charges filed against them.

KCSO says deputies attempted a traffic stop early this (Wednesday) morning and the occupants of the vehicle allegedly fired shots at the officers.

55 year-old Danny Kevin Chavis and 38 year-old Paige Nicole Nicholson were taken into custody following a four county pursuit that took officers through Knox, Sevier and Jefferson Counties and ended in Hamblen County.

Chavis is charged with two counts of attempted first-degree murder, felon in possession of a firearm, parole violation and employing a firearm during a felony. He is being held on a bond of $1,050,000. 38 year-old Paige Nicole Nicholson is charged with two counts of facilitation of first-degree murder and possession of Schedule II drugs. She is being held on a $1 million bond.

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