McCroskey Addresses Complaints in Written Response

Knox County Criminal Court Clerk Joy McCroskey made a brief appearance before county commissioners yesterday to take responsibility for one wrongful arrest and present a written response to allegations that her office conducted multiple wrongful arrests, filed court documents late and committed mistakes that led to suspended drivers’ licenses. Commission Chairman Brad Anders said the county needs to look into the operation of the office, which covers criminal, general sessions and circuit courts, Knoxnews reports. In related news, the Knox County Audit Committee was to meet today after some members said they would call for an audit of McCroskey’s office.