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• Dec. 16: A Maynardville woman whose vehicle was reported stolen from the parking lot at the Cotton Eyed Joe club was notified that Oak Ridge Police Department had located the vehicle and had made an arrest.

• Dec. 17: A Lanesborough Way woman reported to police that her purse had been stolen from a vehicle that was parked at the Cotton Eyed Joe club on Outlets Drive.

• Dec. 18: A worker at Farragut Plumbing Company reported that the business had been burglarized. Entry had been gained by breaking out the front door. Missing was equipment valued at about $6,500.

• Dec. 18: A Long Bow Road man reported to police that he was bilked out of more than $7,000 in an eBay scam. The victim stated he saw a car listed for sale on an eBay site and proceeded to use the “buy it now” feature to purchase the vehicle. The victim stated he was given instruction as to how to make payment from Square Trade, a division of eBay and that it would take seven to eight days to get the vehicle delivered from Covington, Ga., where the victim thought the vehicle was stored. The victim stated he made several attempts to contact the suspect by e-mail without success. The victim said he sent a Western Union wire to the suspect. The victim said he also contacted eBay and Square Trade, both of which are allegedly denying any knowledge of the transaction.

• Dec. 19: Police were dispatched to the Favorite Market on Campbell Station Road in response to a theft. Police were told by the clerk that the suspect came into the store and attempted to buy a six-pack of beer. The clerk told the suspect that she could not sell beer at this time of day. The suspect put back the six-pack and got and 18-pack. The victim told the suspect she could not sell an 18-pack of beer either. The suspect began an argument and left taking the beer without paying for it. The man left in a vehicle belonging to a Titanium Lane man.

• Dec. 20: A representative of the Silver Spoon Café reported to police that a worker and a bank deposit were both missing. The complainant stated that the business’ bank contacted the restaurant and said the deposit had not been made. The employee could not be found.

• Dec. 21: Police were dispatched to an Admiral Road address in response to a suicide call. On arrival, officers found the victim laying in the floor not breathing with what appeared to be a self-inflicted gunshot wound to the face.

• Dec. 21: A Windham Hill Road woman reported to police that her purse had been stolen from her vehicle while it was parked at The Rush health club at Kingston Pike and Canton Hollow Road.


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