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• Oct. 22: A Butternut Circle resident reported that his residence had been burglarized.

• Oct. 23: A worker at The Mulch Company on Everett Road reported to police that the business had been burglarized overnight. The discovery was made when the employee reported for work the following morning.

• Oct. 23: A Maryville man reported to police that he was defending himself when he got into an altercation with an Oak Ridge man during a night of drinking at the Cotton Eyed Joe club on Outlets Drive.

• Oct. 23: A clerk at the Weigel’s Farm Store in the 12000 block of Kingston Pike reported that the store had been burglarized. According to investigating officers, entry to the store was made by breaking out a rear wall. The store safe had been opened and an ATM machine had been moved and damaged. Several money bags were reported scattered outside the business.

• Oct. 24: A Chattanooga woman was arrested and a Chattanooga man was transported to Parkwest Medical Center after an altercation at the West Park Inn adjacent to the Cotton Eyed Joe club on Outlets Drive. Officers reported to the motel in response to a domestic disturbance. On arrival, officers were advised by the suspect that she had punched the victim in the chest and also admitted to kicking the victim. The victim told officers that the suspect wanted to leave the motel and go to an unknown location. The victim allegedly attempted to physically prevent the suspect from leaving by holding her. The suspect in turn assaulted the victim. As a result, the victim took an overdose of pills stating that he no longer desired to live. The victim was transported to Parkwest and the suspect was transported to jail.

• Oct. 24: A worker at the Weigel’s Farm Store on Kingston Pike reported the theft of $18.60 in fuel.

• Oct. 24: A Broken Saddle Road resident reported to police that someone had vandalized his driveway with spray paint.

• Oct. 25: A Cogdill Road woman reported to police that her vehicle license plate was missing.

• Oct. 25: Police were called to Saplings Inc. on Kingston Pike in response to a motor vehicle theft. Officers were told that along with a Dodge truck, a Caterpillar front loader, a utility trailer, a Harley rake and other equipment totaling more than $60,000 were missing. The Knoxville Police Department later reported recovery of the Dodge truck on I-640 at Rutledge Pike.

• Oct. 25: A Lanesborough Way resident reported to police that her locked vehicle had been burglarized. Entry was gained through the driver’s-side door and it was noted that the dome light had been turned off.

• Oct. 25: A Hatmaker Road woman reported to police that she had missed her turn onto Fretz Road and ran through a yard striking a shed. The woman stated she was blinded by traffic and missed the turn.

• Oct. 27: A Glen Abbey Boulevard woman reported to police that her vehicle had been keyed by an unknown person while parked in the Mellow Mushroom restaurant parking lot. The incident allegedly transpired while the victim was patronizing the business.

• Oct. 28: A worker at the Finish Line convenience store in Farragut reported the theft of $20.02 of fuel.

• Oct. 28: A worker at the Petro’s fueling station on Watt Road reported the theft of $7.02 in fuel.

• Oct. 28: A manager at the Fresh Market in Farragut reported to police that the business’ front door had either been shot out with a gun or a slingshot. On investigation, officers did not recover a shell casing or a slug from the business.

• Oct. 28: Police were dispatched to the Regal Cinemas in Farragut in response to a vandalism call. On arrival officers found that the front door had been shot out. Officers recovered a steel ball from the scene that had glass fragments near it. Officers determined that a “wrist rocket”-type slingshot was used to shoot out the glass door.

• Oct. 29: Police were dispatched to the Petro’s fueling center on Watt Road to break up a fight between a Florida man armed with a flashlight and another Florida man armed with a tire iron. The tire iron man stated that the flashlight man struck him in the back of the neck with the flashlight following a verbal argument.

• Oct. 29: Police were advised by a Pony Express Drive man that he suspected a home caregiver of theft. The victim told police that the suspect had allegedly stolen a Discover card and a JCPenney credit card from him. The suspect had access to the cards through the company for which she worked. The victim was advised by the credit card companies of unusual spending activity on the cards. The suspect had charged more than $2,500 from stores in West Town and Knoxville Center malls. A loss prevention officer at JCPenney was able to provide video tape of the suspect. On investigation, officers found that the suspect was already in custody of Knox County Police for theft and fraudulent use of a credit card.

• Oct. 29: A Carlton Circle woman reported to police that her residence had been burglarized while she was at work. Entry was gained by forcing open a rear door.

• Oct. 30: Police were called to the Cotton Eyed Joe club on Outlets Drive in response to a multiple stabbing call. On arrival officers were told by witness No. 1 that he and the suspect were exiting the club when the victim for unknown reasons yelled at No. 1. The suspect yelled back at the victim and a fist fight ensued between the two. During the fight, the suspect pulled out a knife and stabbed the victim. Meanwhile, witness No. 2 gained control of the suspect’s knife and stabbed the suspect. The suspect then fled the scene. The victim and the suspect were located by responding officers and transported to the University of Tennessee Medical Center by local emergency medical personnel.

• Oct. 30: A Lawton Boulevard woman reported to police that a man sent by a suspect to pick up a vehicle at the victim’s residence had no legal right to the vehicle. The victim stated that she and the suspect had been in court the prior day over the vehicle and the judge ruled that the victim was to keep the vehicle. Officers told the man that without a writ of possession the vehicle stayed with the victim.

• Oct. 31: Police were dispatched to a North Cedar Bluff address to investigate the death of an adult.

• Oct. 31: Police were dispatched to a Triple Crown Boulevard address to investigate a domestic disturbance between a divorcing couple.

• Oct. 31: A Moses Avenue woman reported to police that a suspect had taken her wallet that contained $350.

• Oct. 31: A Fretz Road woman reported to police that her ex-boyfriend had threatened by telephone to kill her and her father. The victim stated that the suspect had pulled a gun on her before and that she feared for her life.

• Nov. 1: An Oklahoma truck driver reported to police that his truck’s license plate was taken while parked at the T.A. truck stop on Watt Road. The truck belongs to Tyson Foods Inc.

• Nov. 1: A Farragut Hills Boulevard woman reported to police that $6,000 in jewelry had been stolen from her residence. Police reported the victim would not give any suspect information, though she stated that a maid service and a person moving furniture had been in the house.

• Nov. 1: A Lenoir City woman reported to police that her parents, a Lost Tree Lane couple, had been bilked out of $3,000. The complainant stated that her parents had been contacted by telephone by an unknown suspect who told the victims that they had won an amount of money and that in order to collect the prize they would need to wire $1,500 to an address in Canada. The next day a caller told the couple to send an additional $1,500 and that a Brink’s armored truck would deliver $250,000 to the couple. The victims wired money on both days. The complainant stated that the couple was the victims of a similar scam six months prior.

• Nov. 1: A Damas Road woman reported to police that her ex-boyfriend broke the windshield of her vehicle following an encounter at the suspect’s Lanesborough Way residence. The victim stated that the suspect jumped on the hood of her vehicle when she attempted to leave and began to thrash about breaking the windshield. The victim stated she wanted to prosecute.

• Nov. 1: Police were advised by a worker at the Petro’s fueling center on Watt Road that a worker had advised the business that he had taken $80 from the cash register and would pay it back later.

• Nov. 1: Police were dispatched to an Oak Landing Lane address in response to a domestic matter. On arrival the couple told police that it was a yelling argument and that no physical abuse took place.

• Nov. 1: A Broadwood Drive woman reported to police that during the night someone had thrown a pumpkin at her mailbox causing damage.

• Nov. 2: A worker at the Weigel’s Farm Store in the 12000 block of Kingston Pike reported that two males came into the store and ran out with four cases of beer.

• Nov. 2: A worker at the Petro’s fueling center on Watt Road reported to police that a female driver of a car with “She loves me” painted on the passenger-side door and eyelashes painted above the vehicle headlights allegedly pumped $8.25 in fuel and left without paying.

 

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