Tuesday, October 27, 2015
Incident at the Knox County Jail - Tyrone Trask - October 26, 2015
Deputy John Hansen responded to the Knox County Jail in the afternoon of October 26th for a reported assault on a corrections officer. Tyrone Trask, 55 of Rockport, was in a restraint chair when Deputy Hansen arrived at the Jail. Trask was being held at the Jail for a number of prior charges and has been combative with corrections officers. While being placed in the restraint chair, Trask spit in the face of one of the officers and also threatened physical harm and death to all involved as soon as he is released. Trask was charged with Assault on an Officer (which is a Class C, Felony) and three counts of Criminal Threatening (Class D). He remains a the Knox County Jail.