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• July 12: A Newport man was the victim of an attempted motorcycle theft. The victim stated that he had to leave his motorcycle overnight at the location of the incident along Kingston Pike, and came back on July 12 around 2 p.m. to discover that someone attempted to steal his motorcycle. The key ignition, with an anti-theft mechanism, was damaged.

• July 12: Super 8 motel of Farragut reported vandalism, disorderly conduct and miscellaneous disturbance. The victim stated that the suspects in one of the motel rooms had been drinking and creating a disturbance with other guests. Officers found numerous empty beer cans around the pool area and found the suspects hiding in one of the rooms. Both suspects were intoxicated and had several juvenile females hiding in the bathroom. One of the suspects was naked. On three occasions the office was contacted by guests stating that they wanted their money back due to the suspects’ actions. The suspects also vandalized the fire extinguisher by the pool and damaged the walls in their room.

• July 14: A South Carolina woman was the victim of a Class A theft on Outlets Drive, Knoxville. The victim stated that she and members of her group stayed overnight at the West Park Inn. At approximately 10:30 p.m. they walked over to Cotton Eyed Joe and returned to their room at approximately 11:30 p.m. After leaving Knoxville the next day, the victim discovered her day planner was not in her bag. The victim said she had the bag with the day planner hidden under a pillow when they went to Cotton Eyed Joe. The victim said someone had apparently used a key to enter their room while they were gone, and added that there was at least one employee standing outside that night when they left the room. The victim does not have a definite suspect.

• July 14: Petro’s fueling center reported the theft of $10 worth of gasoline. The complainant stated that at 12:30 p.m. a female in her mid- to late-20s drove off without playing. The complainant said the suspect came in and asked where the restrooms were. When she came out she asked the clerk if they accepted food stamps. The complainant said she answered no and never saw the suspect again. No tag information was obtained.

• July 14: An area business reported miscellaneous harassing phone calls. A suspect has been identified. The complainant and witness said the suspect was upset at them and called their place of business 60 times for no reason.

• July 14: A Knoxville business reported a Class A misdemeanor theft. The suspect entered the Blue Beacon and asked for an application for employment. When the complainant left the room and came back, he and others noticed about $400 was missing and the suspect was gone and the lock on the lockbox was broken-off. The business was dusted for fingerprints.

• July 14: A Knoxville man reported that he’s received miscellaneous threatening phone calls. The victim stated that the suspect left a threatening message on his cell phone. The victim stated that the suspect was upset that the victim had taken out a criminal summons for harassment against the suspect. The suspect stated that if the victim didn’t take care of the summons he was going to harm him. The suspect made several threats to harm the victim on the phone messages.

• July 14: A Delaware truck driver reported that his tractor-trailer was burglarized along Campbell Station Road. The victim stated that an unknown suspect damaged the passenger door and window to enter the vehicle and steal various items.

• July 14: Petro’s fueling center reported the theft of gasoline, as the suspect pumped the gas then drove off without paying.

• July 14: A Delaware man reported to police that someone had broken into his tractor trailer while it was parked at a Campbell Station Road address and taken several items including a plasma TV, CB radio and other items.

• July 15: An Alabama man was the victim of a vehicular burglary on Lovell Road. The victim stated that between midnight and 5 a.m. the unknown suspect(s) stole his helicopter helmet, worth $900, out of his helicopter that was in the parking lot of Best Western motel. The victim advised that the helicopter was not locked. The helmet has a microphone and sun visor. Nothing else was reported missing.

• July 15: Police were called to a Foxford Drive address to pick up a found wallet. The wallet belonged to a MacArthur Way resident who was in the process of reporting its loss in a vehicle burglary. The wallet was returned and a burglary reported processed.

• July 16: A Union Road resident reported to police that she had been receiving harassing telephone calls from her sister-in-law. The victim stated the suspect calls her home at all hours, day and night, several times in a row. The victim added that the suspect gets drunk and starts calling her cursing and does not make any sense. The suspect lives in Texas.

• July 17: An Indiana man reported to police that someone had struck his car and caused front-end damage while it was parked at a Watt Road restaurant.

• July 19: A Lenoir City woman reported to police that her wallet had been stolen from her vehicle while parked at a business in the 11000 block of Kingston Pike.

• July 19: A Gallatin man reported to police that his CB radio had been stolen from his vehicle while it was parked at a Watt Road restaurant.

• July 19: A Walnut Branch Lane man reported to police that a Civil War-era sword that was displayed at a Campbell Station Road antique shop was missing. The complainant stated that the sword was wired to a pegboard and that the wires had been cut.

• July 19: A Chaho Road resident reported to police that someone had cut the lining of her pond. The pond was located in the front yard of the residence. The complainant stated that she had a suspect in the crime and was put on 1096.

• July 19: A Saint Germaine resident reported to police that she had recovered a purse belonging to a Loudon woman.

• July 19: Police were advised by a Chapel Point Lane resident that someone had stolen several items from her garage. The garage is attached to her home and the garage door was left up. Missing were about $400 in CDs and other items.

• July 20: A worker at Lissa’s Hallmark Shop on Kingston Pike reported the theft of two hutch-style cabinets. The complainant stated that the cabinets were placed outside the back door of the business while renovations were being completed inside the business. The complainant advised that when he went to retrieve the cabinets both were gone.

• July 21: A worker at the Pilot convenience store on Campbell Station Road reported the theft of $10 in fuel. The worker supplied officers with a license plate number and traced the vehicle to a Lenoir City man.

• July 21: A Corryton man reported to police that his Ping golf clubs and bag were taken while at the bag drop of Willow Creek Golf and Country Club on Kingston Pike. The victim stated he dropped off the clubs, went into the clubhouse and on his return discovered the sporting equipment missing.

• July 21: A worker at the Finish Line Car Wash on Kingston Pike reported to police that someone had attempted to break into the business through the glass of an exit door. Entry was not gained.

• July 21: Police were dispatched to Campbell Station Road in response to an auto accident involving a Gleason Road resident.

• July 21: A Longbow Road resident reported to police that his home had been burglarized. The victim stated that he had been out of town on business for the past year and on his return found the break-in. The victim told police that a friend had been looking in on his home and had reported it in good shape 48 hours prior.

• July 22: A worker at a Smith Road church reported to police that her purse had been stolen. The complainant stated that she had encountered a man on the property who stated he had an appointment with the pastor. The complainant soon after found her purse missing.

• July 22: A Corto Lane resident reported to police that she had lost her WIC vouchers.

• July 23: Police were called to a Lawton Boulevard address in response to a domestic disturbance. The victim stated that she and the suspect got into an argument about the suspect’s arrest the night before. The victim stated her fear of the suspect becoming violent as the reason she called the sheriff’s office. When officers arrived the suspect did leave for the night. At the victim’s request, two handguns were taken from the residence. The victim expressed concern over what the suspect might do with the handguns.

• July 23: A North Fox Den Drive resident reported to police that someone had stolen his vehicle’s radio while it was parked at his residence. The radio was installed in a convertible vehicle and the top was down at the time of the crime.





























• July 23: A Woodpark Drive resident reported to police that he had found a license plate in a parking lot on Kingston Pike.

• July 23: A Newport Drive woman reported to police that she had received a verbal threat from an alleged neighbor if she didn’t stop her dogs from barking.

• July 24: Police were advised by a Knoxville woman that she had been attacked by her ex-boyfriend following an argument in the parking lot of the Cotton Eyed Joe club. The victim stated the suspect attacked her with his fists and broke out the window of her car. The victim was transported by a friend to Parkwest Medical Center.

• July 24: A Dineen Drive resident reported to police that he was receiving harassing telephone calls from a Clinton suspect. The victim stated that the suspect told the victim that he would be reported for harassment if he tried to report the suspect.

• July 25: Police and Rural/Metro emergency personnel were dispatched to a Llanerch Road address in response to a death. The victim was transported to the Knox County Medical Examiner’s Office.

• July 25: Police were dispatched to a local hospital to complete a report by a Middlebrook Pike resident concerning a dog bite.

• July 25: A Briar Creek Drive woman reported to police that she had lost her purse after driving away from her home with the purse on top of her vehicle.

• July 25: A Concord Road resident reported to police that someone had stolen his lawn mower. The victim stated the mower was attached to a large trailer and secured with a security cable.

• July 26: A worker at T.A. West truck stop on Watt Road reported the theft of $24.01 in fuel by a couple driving a Chevrolet Cavalier.

• July 26: A Smoke Creek Road resident reported to police that someone had hit his parked vehicle causing damage to the passenger-side door and had left the scene.

• July 26: A representative of the Rufus H. Smith Co. reported to police that the club house at Timberlake subdivision on Harbor Cove Drive had been vandalized. The complainant stated that the culprit had sprayed a fire extinguisher throughout the club house, broke a bar stool, damaged four chaise lounge chairs and sprayed Cheez Whiz in the pool. Officers were advised that the club house is locked at 11 p.m.

 

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