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• Jan. 10: A Lindsey Lane resident reported to police that someone had opened a bank account in his name without his permission.

• Jan. 10: An Inskip Drive woman reported to police that her vehicle had been stolen while parked at the Cotton Eyed Joe club. The complainant told police that a friend had seen a suspect, who belongs to a local gang, in the parking lot. The complainant said she believes the theft to be gang related.

• Jan. 10: Police notified Don Duncan Construction that a suspect had been arrested after admitting he took property from a worksite on Edgebrook Way. The construction company was informed that the property could be retrieved at Sutherland Avenue Wrecker Service.

• Jan. 11: The owner of C.P. Asberry Construction advised police that a truck, trailer and tools had been stolen from a South Fox Den Drive job site.

• Jan. 11: Police were advised by J.K. Rymer Construction LLC that a residence on Amberset Drive was burglarized during the night. Missing was a dishwasher and plumbing equipment valued at more than $1,500.

• Jan. 11: A McKinley Point man reported to police that a named suspect had destroyed his landscaping. The complainant stated the damage was in excess of $25,000.

• Jan. 12: The manager of the U-Haul store in Farragut reported recovering a car dolly that was reported stolen in 2001. Police noted that there was no record of the original theft.

• Jan. 12: Police were advised by a complainant, who works for loss prevention at Kohl’s department store, observed a vehicle in the parking lot of the business of a known shoplifter. The suspect was found to be in the store and personnel followed the suspect by security cameras. The suspect reportedly walked around as if shopping with a black wallet and a badge exposed. The suspect then took several videos and placed them in a shirt he brought in and left the store. As the suspect fled the store, he dropped a black ID wallet containing a sheriff’s deputy badge from Grainger County. The badge is a wallet badge with no ID number. The identification information for the vehicle and suspect was given to officers from a store file. The suspect has been in several Kohl’s stores in Knox County and has passed himself off as a police officer from Rutledge Police Department.

• Jan. 13: Police were called to Farragut Town Hall after a town of Farragut employee reported finding two purses in a ditch alongside a Farragut park.

• Jan. 14: A worker at the Weigel’s Farm Store on Smith Road reported the theft of $12 in fuel.

• Jan. 14: Police arrested a Butternut Circle woman after receiving a call from a male at the address who claimed the woman had attacked him following a verbal argument at the residence. The victim had claw marks on his chest and arms. He was advised of his rights; she was taken to jail.

• Jan. 16: The worker at Lakeside Stables on South Northshore Drive reported that several horse trailers and a pickup truck were burglarized during the night. Missing were saddles, reins and other equipment valued at approximately $8,000.

• Jan. 14: Police responded to a vehicle burglary call at the Farragut YMCA. The victim advised police that she was in a fitness class when a YMCA employee came and told her that her vehicle had been broken into. A witness told the victim that he was going to his vehicle when he heard the victim’s car alarm sounding and observed a white male breaking into the vehicle. The witness stated he yelled at the suspect and began walking toward the subject. The witness said the suspect grabbed items from the vehicle and proceeded to board a light, green Honda with a white female driver. The witness said the suspect’s vehicle quickly headed westbound on Kingston Pike. The YMCA receptionist advised police that a club member called the YMCA to advise that the victim’s vehicle was getting broken into. The caller gave the same suspect vehicle information and added that a black male was sitting in the back seat of the vehicle. The victim advised police that among the missing items were two pairs of blue jeans valued at $300 and the receipt was in the bag with the jeans and thought that the suspects might attempt to return the merchandise for cash. Officers proceeded to the retail store where the jeans were purchased and observed the suspect vehicle in the parking lot. Backup was called as officers reported observing the female suspect enter the store with the bag of jeans. When backup arrived, officers approached the vehicle and arrested an Oak Ridge man and a Cedar Bluff man. Officers entered the store and placed the female, a Harriman resident, under arrest. With consent, officers searched the suspect vehicle and found other items belonging to the victim. The three arrestees were transported to jail.

• Jan. 16: A Lost Tree Lane man reported to police that he had left his truck out of gear and it had rolled from his driveway into the garage door of a neighbor causing damage.

• Jan. 16: Police were dispatched to a Pony Express Drive residence on a domestic disturbance call. On arrival, officers were advised by a woman that an argument had erupted when she had confronted a male living in the house about having pornographic images on his cell phone. Police were unable to determine the primary aggressor and advised both parties of their rights.

• Jan. 17: A Seymour woman reported to police that her vehicle was damaged in the parking lot of the Cotton Eyed Joe club on Outlets Drive when the driver of a vehicle was allegedly recklessly driving through the lot spinning its tires and throwing gravel, which struck the victim’s vehicle causing the damage.

• Jan. 17: A Lovell Road man reported to police that he had been assaulted by a Westland Drive man at a Roane Street address. The victim said that he and the suspect got into a verbal argument that turned physical and that the suspect struck him in the face.

• Jan. 18: A California man was issued a criminal trespass warning and told not to come back to Baptist Hospital West after a hospital worker claimed the man assaulted him. The victim stated that the suspect’s wife was a patient at the hospital and that the suspect had been violating the visiting hours policy. The victim said that when the suspect returned, the victim stood in the doorway of the suspect’s wife’s room in order to advise the suspect of the hospital visiting hours. The victim said it was then that the suspect pushed the victim out of the doorway and entered the room. The suspect stated he did not push the victim, but merely brushed by him as he entered the room.

• Jan. 18: A Farragut Hills Boulevard man reported to police that someone had attempted to break into his residence. The victim stated that the attempt was made at the same time someone had burglarized his vehicle.

• Jan. 18: A Farragut Hills Boulevard woman reported to police that she was alerted that her vehicle was being burglarized when its alarm sounded during the night. Damage was limited to approximately $75.

• Jan. 18: A Farragut Hills Boulevard man reported to police that his vehicle had been burglarized during the night. Missing were several items valued at approximately $4,000. Entry was made by breaking out a rear window.

• Jan. 18: A Farragut Hills Boulevard man reported to police that his vehicle had been burglarized during the night. Entry was made by breaking out a rear window. Damage was limited to the broken window valued at approximately $300.

• Jan. 19: A Lost Tree Lane resident reported to police that her Ford Explorer had been stolen. The victim stated she had recently moved to the area and was temporarily staying with a friend at the reported address. Police later advised the victim that her vehicle had been towed at the request of a neighbor.

• Jan. 19: Police were called to a Foxford Drive address to standby as a complainant delivered the suspect their daughter.

• Jan. 19: A Butler Drive man reported a simple assault to police after a Foxford Drive woman allegedly slapped his face after asking him to leave the residence. Police were unable to determine an aggressor and advised both parties of their rights.

• Jan. 20: Police were dispatched to a Foxford Drive residence to standby as a juvenile court order was served on a woman by her husband to remove their son from her custody.

• Jan. 21: A Gallaher Road woman reported to police that her vehicle had been burglarized while parked at a business on Cavette Hill Lane.

• Jan. 21: An Oliver Springs woman reported to police that her vehicle had been burglarized while parked at a Cavette Hill Lane business.

• Jan. 21: A Lenoir City woman reported to police that she was assaulted by her ex-boyfriend, a Madisonville man, while patronizing the Cotton Eyed Joe club.

• Jan. 21: A West Emory Road woman reported to police that her vehicle had been burglarized while parked at her Kingston Pike place of employment.

• Jan. 22: Police arrested a Hannah Avenue man at the Cotton Eyed Joe club after officers observed him strike another patron in the face with his fist. The victim told police that he did not know the arrestee, but that the arrestee had called him a racial name before striking him.

• Jan. 22: The owner of Hartwell Construction Co. of Pickford, Mich., reported to police that a construction trailer and its content had been taken from a construction site on Brochardt Boulevard. The value of the trailer and its contents was more than $30,000.

• Jan. 22: A Belle Grove Road man reported the theft of a leaf blower. The victim advised that workers had been on his property. The item was discovered missing after the workers left.

• Jan. 22: Police were dispatched to Farragut Middle School in response to an assault call. On arrival, officers were advised that the victim, an FMS soccer coach, and suspect were both in attendance at a soccer match. Following the game, the victim soccer coach was speaking with a person and noticed the suspect staring at her. The victim approached the suspect and inquired if she needed something. The suspect then allegedly began cursing the victim and an argument ensued. The victim stated, as she turned to leave, the suspect grabbed the victim’s hair and began pulling it, pulling the victim’s head down. The victim stated she used her arm to break the suspect’s grip and stepped away from the suspect. The victim is married to the suspect’s ex-son-in-law and the two have had problems in the past.

• Jan. 22: Police on an assault call at Farragut Middle School recorded a rebuttal to the previous report. The victim stated to police she was at FMS watching her grandchild play soccer and following the game accompanied the team to the school’s cafeteria for a team meeting. The victim stated she was sitting at a table adjacent to the team when the coach, the suspect, leaned over and asked the victim if she had a problem. The victim stated she replied: “Excuse me?” The victim stated the suspect then came over to where she was sitting and sat on the edge of the table next to her. As the suspect sat down, she turned her head causing her hair to hit the victim in the face. The suspect then allegedly hit the victim in the nose with the back of her right hand. The victim stated the suspect then walked back to where the coach was standing. The victim stated she never left the table and that there were many witnesses, but knew none of their names.

• Jan. 22: A West Emory Road woman reported to police that her vehicle had been burglarized while parked at The Rush health club at Kingston Pike and Canton Hollow Road.

• Jan. 23: Police were dispatched to the Cotton Eyed Joe club in response to a theft call. On arrival, officers were told by club employees that the suspect, a Blountville man, had been observed reaching over the club’s bar and taking money from its cash register. A club bouncer was called to expel the suspect. After the suspect refused to leave, the bouncer removed the suspect by restraining him. Both the bouncer and the suspect fell in the club’s parking lot causing minor injury to both. Police advised club management as to how to pursue a criminal summons to prosecute the suspect.

• Jan. 24: An Everett Road woman reported to police that she had received a package at her home she did not order and had noticed her bank account had been debited for more than $1,000.

• Jan. 25: A Wells Fargo Drive woman reported to police that a plasma-screened TV had been stolen from her van. The victim was unaware of when the theft had taken place. Entry was made by breaking out a window.

• Jan. 25: A Kingsridge Drive woman reported to police that the driver of a red Saturn forced her off the road at the intersection of Kingston Pike and West End Boulevard causing her to have two flat tires and body damage to her vehicle.

• Jan. 25: A Loudon woman reported to police that following an argument with the suspect her vehicle sustained damage to its rear window, truck and rear bumper after the suspect allegedly pummeled the vehicle with a 50-pound rock found next to the vehicle.

• Jan. 25: A Franklin representative of Enterprise Rent-A-Car reported that one of its vehicles had been stolen. The vehicle renter told police that he was transported to T.A. truck stop on Watt Road by the suspect, who was driving the rented vehicle and was to return it to Enterprise. After dropping off the renter, the suspect and the vehicle had not been seen.

• Jan. 26: A Laurel Avenue man was arrested at the First Tennessee Bank branch on Parkside Drive after allegedly attempting to withdraw $455 from a person’s bank account without his permission. Bank officials were alerted when the account came up with a red flag advising them that unauthorized withdrawals had been previously made on the account.

 

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