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Police Reports Jan. 19-31




• Jan. 19: A Gates Mill Road resident reported to police that his mailbox had been stolen during the night. The victim stated he later found his mailbox and several other mailboxes at a Gates Mill Road address.

• Jan. 20: Police were called to the Roane Drive United Methodist Church in response to a burglary. The complainant advised officers that a window had been broken out and that money was missing from the church office. Officers reported that several windows had been broken out of the church building.

Jan. 20: A worker at Farragut Health Care reported to police that his ex-girlfriend had been harassing him at work. The victim reported that he asked the suspect to stop but instead she appeared at his workplace to talk to him. The suspect became upset and started to leave. While leaving the suspect encountered a witness who reported that the suspect called her an “expletive.”

Jan. 21: Police responded to a burglary call at the Pilot Food Mart on North Campbell Station Road. Upon arrival, officers were met by the complainant who advised that when he arrived at the business the front door was unlocked. The complainant added that the security gate on the front door had been bent back and the safe was missing. The suspects had gained entry by cutting a hole in the roof at the rear of the business, crawling through the ceiling and entering through the ceiling tile inside. The suspects cut the telephone wires at the rear of the business. The safe was removed from the business and the suspects had attempted to break open the ATM machine. Witnesses reported that the safe contained the first day lottery sales receipts.

Jan. 21: A worker at the U-Haul store in Farragut reported recovering a piece of rental equipment reported stolen in Shreveport, La.

Jan. 21: A Ridgeland Drive resident reported to police that AmSouth bank had notified him that an unknown suspect had been using the victim’s credit card to make Internet purchases. Purchases to date have totaled approximately $900.

Jan. 21: A Handlan Drive woman reported to police that her cell phone had been stolen from her table at the Cotton Eyed Joe club on Outlets Drive. The victim said she left the phone on the table and walked away for a few minutes and upon returning the phone was missing.

Jan. 22: Police were called to the parking lot of the Farragut YMCA in response to a car burglary. On arrival, the officer found that the driver’s side rear door window had been broken out and the victim reported the loss of her purse.

Jan. 23: A worker at the Mr. Zip store on Kingston Pike reported to police that two males entered the store and grabbed two cases of beer and fled without paying.

Jan. 23: A Huntland man called police to report a possible custodial interference incident.

Jan. 23: A worker at the Old Stage Weigel’s Farm Store reported to police that an employee had used fraudulent credit cards to receive more than $700 in cash and product. The witnesses stated the suspect told them the card belonged to his grandmother.

Jan. 24: A local realtor reported to police that a home for sale on Bellgrove Court had been entered and several items had been taken.

Jan. 24: A Brixworth man reported to police that his Jeep had been burglarized while parked at the Kroger in Farragut. The victim stated that the suspect cut through the Jeep window and several items valued at approximately $1,000 were missing.

• Jan. 27: A worker at the U-Haul store in Farragut reported recovering a rental trailer reported stolen by a Florida U-Haul store.

• Jan. 27: Police were called to the West Knox Chiropractic Group office in response to an attempted burglary. Police found evidence of an attempted forced entry.

• Jan. 27: A worker at the Old Stage Weigel’s Farm Store reported that someone had stolen a box containing 37 cartons of cigarettes. A vehicle and tag number were supplied to police.

• Jan. 27: A Big Oak Lane resident reported the theft of her trash can from the back of the house.

• Jan. 28: Police were advised by a Pony Express Drive resident that her vehicle had been burglarized while parked at the residence. Damage and missing items totaled approximately $1,200.

• Jan.29: Police were called to a West Kingsgate address in response to a violation of a court order. The victim at the scene stated the suspect came to her residence and told the victim that he’d been taping her and following her and would get custody of their 8-year-old child. The suspect and victim were not married but were boyfriend and girlfriend, but have been broken up for four years. The court order stated the suspect was barred from threatening or harassing the victim.

• Jan. 29: Police were called to the American Lenders lot on Farlow Road in response to a civil disturbance. The victim stated that his car had been repossessed and was being held at the suspect’s business. The suspect allowed the victim to retrieve personal property from the repossessed vehicle. According to the suspect, the victim began taking items from the vehicle that he was not approved to take. The victim states that at that time, the suspect grabbed the victim’s hand in an aggressive manner and then twisted the victim’s hand.

• Jan. 29: Police were called to an Oran Road address in response to a threatened suicide. The victim was reportedly upset over a breakup between she and her boyfriend.

• Jan. 29: Police were called to a West Kingsgate address on a simple assault call. The victim stated the suspect was extremely intoxicated. The suspect became belligerent and engaged in an argument with the victim. The argument became physical and the suspect struck the victim over the head with a wine glass then fled the scene.

• Jan. 29: Police were advised by a Dominion Circle resident that the mail in his mailbox had been opened by someone other than himself.

• Jan. 30: An Admiral Road woman reported that her adult son was missing. The complainant told police that her son went out to test drive his vehicle after it had been repaired and never returned. The victim was stopped later that night on a routine traffic stop and told to call his mother.

• Jan. 31: An Anchorage Way man reported to police that he had located his vehicle that he had previously reported as stolen. The complainant stated that the vehicle was found over an embankment next to the address from which the alleged theft was reported. The victim stated his emergency brake must have failed.

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