Mount Vernon News

By Mount Vernon News
January 2, 2013 9:27 am EST


MOUNT VERNON — The new year came in quietly in Knox County, according to area law enforcement. Throughout the county, the sheriff’s office, city and villages reported routine activity for New Year’s Eve.


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Capt. George Hartz, Mount Vernon Police Department, said it was quiet in the city with “run of the mill” activity.

“My experience is when New Year’s Eve falls on a weekday, it’s typically more quiet than if it falls on the weekend,” Hartz told the News.

Knox County Sheriff David Shaffer reported “pretty average” activity.

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