Wanted brother/sister team captured

Donna Bays
Donna Bays
David Bays
David Bays

Staff Report

A Knox County brother and sister have been arrested for the alleged robbery and assault of Dennis Graham of Bryants Store.

Donna Kay Bays, 41, of Barbourville, and her 36 year-old-brother, David Allen Bays, of Bryants Store, were arrested and booked into the Knox County Detention Center Christmas Day. The siblings were wanted for entering the home of Dennis Graham of Bryants Store on Dec. 20, where they assaulted and robbed him of $4,250 in cash. The arrest citation states, “the victim obtained life threatening injuries” during the break in.

Both Bays are being held in the Knox County Detention on charges of first degree robbery and second degree assault.  Both also have $25,000 cash bonds. The two are scheduled to be in court Jan. 6 at 11 a.m.