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• Nov. 30: A representative of the Coca-Cola Bottling Company reported to police that a soft drink vending machine located at the Bi-Lo supermarket in Farragut had been burglarized. Approximately $500 in damage was reported to the machine and about $70 was missing from the coin container.

• Nov. 30: Police were dispatched to the Weigel’s Farm Store at Old Stage in response to a 9-1-1 call from a passing motorist reporting an alarm going off. On arrival, officers discovered that the telephone lines to the business had been cut. A store employee arrived on the scene and officers conducted a walk-through with the employee and determined that entry had not been gained.

• Nov. 30: A worker at Rocky Tops on Palestine Lane reported to police that the driver of a tractor-trailer had attempted to turn around in the business parking lot and caused damage to a curb and drain. Estimated cost of damage was approximately $2,500.

• Nov. 30: Police were dispatched to the Walgreen’s pharmacy at Smith Road and Kingston Pike following a report that an individual had walked up to the pharmacy and demanded quantities of OxyContin and Soma, both prescription painkiller drugs, and fled in a late model green Ford Expedition. The suspect was a white male, 5-feet-8, 170 pounds, dressed in blue jeans and wearing a black leather jacket and a black hat.

• Dec. 1: A Smith Road woman reported to police that a man in his 20s, over whom she has guardianship, was picked up from her home on Sunday night and taken to St. Mary’s [Medical Center]. The complainant stated the man was released from the hospital on Monday morning and was arrested later that day. He was released from custody Wednesday and now is nowhere to be found. The complainant stated the man is on medication for a brain injury and is prone to using marijuana, drinking and has violent tendencies. The complainant, the man’s mother, later reported to police that the man had called to report he was in the Intensive Care Unit at Baptist Hospital.

• Dec. 1: A Farragut man reported to police that his lot had been entered and several boats stored there had been burglarized. Entry to the secure lot was made by cutting several strands of barbed wire and climbing over a 6-foot chain-link fence. The complainant stated that 12 boats had been entered and the missing property included stereos, compact disc players and two carburetors. Boat owners were advised by the complainant of the burglary and advised how to report their loss. The lot was placed on a property watch list.

• Dec. 1: A worker at Far East Express reported to police that during the night someone had broken into the business, ransacked the front area and taken cash that was left on the premises.

• Dec. 1: A complainant from Soccer USA reported to police that a trailer belonging to the business had been broken into and several items had been stolen. Missing from the trailer were clothing items valued at approximately $3,000.

• Dec. 1: A Sonja Drive woman reported to police that the same suspect that had caused her to close an old bank account due to theft had taken checks from her new account and was using them at area businesses. The monetary loss was approximately $750.

• Dec. 1: Police responded to an alarm at the China Pearl restaurant in Farragut. On arrival, officers reported the front door of the business had been broken out. The owner, on arrival, told officers that the cash register had been ransacked but nothing was missing.

 

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