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• Feb. 15: Police were dispatched to Farragut High School after a teacher and several students notified authorities money was missing from their purses, which were left in a classroom.

• Feb. 15: A Summerdale Drive man reported to police that his ex-wife had been making harassing telephone calls to his home and sending him harassing e-mails.

• Feb. 15: A Triple Crown Boulevard man reported to police that his vehicle license plate was missing. The loss is valued at $60.

• Feb. 16: Police were advised by a Watt Road woman that she was being harassed. The victim stated that on this day she left her residence and noticed she was being followed by a suspect driving a red truck. The victim said the suspect followed her for several miles to a gas station where she parked her vehicle and confronted the suspect. The victim said the suspect allegedly told her he was hired by the victim’s landlord to follow her for two weeks. The victim said the suspect followed her back to her residence and left before police officers arrived.

• Feb. 16: A Lost Tree Lane woman reported to police that her son, who allegedly has mental problems and was off his medication, came by her home and began creating a disturbance by yelling and turning over garbage cans.

• Feb. 17: A Concord Road man reported to police that thieves had broken into his Laurel Brook home, which is under construction, and stole several tools valued at more than $3,000.

• Feb. 17: Knox County police turned over to its property division a bicycle found at the rear entrance to Farragut High School.

• Feb. 17: A Gallaher View Road woman was arrested after police found her asleep in a car parked at Baptist West Hospital on Parkside Drive. The vehicle the arrestee was found in was reported stolen from a residence in St. Petersburg, Fla.

• Feb. 18: A Lark Meadow Drive woman reported to police that she left her debit card at a Weigel’s gas pump. The victim said the next day she called her bank and discovered that approximately $700 had been charged to the card since she lost it. Unauthorized use was discovered at eight different places. One business stated they had the suspect using the card on videotape.

• Feb. 18: A Sharp’s Chapel man reported to police that the vehicle he had reported as stolen was at a Concord Road address. Police went to the address and recovered the vehicle. Police could take no further action since the victim had not taken out a criminal summons.

• Feb. 18: Police arrested a Clinton man following a report from Oak Ridge Lincoln Mercury representatives who claimed the man stole the vehicle from the lot. Officers reported the arrestee drove the car into the woods behind Advanced Auto Parts on Kingston Pike near Lovell Road and abandoned the vehicle, fleeing on foot. The arrestee also is suspected of causing an accident at the intersection of Lovell Road and Parkside Drive.

• Feb. 18: Knox County police were dispatched to a Loudon County address after being notified by Loudon County police that a domestic violence victim had been struck in the face after being booted from the Cotton Eyed Joe club. The victim stated both she and her boyfriend had been thrown out of the club and while on the way home to Loudon County became embroiled in an argument over her boyfriend’s ex-girlfriend. The victim said the man became enraged and struck her in the face.

• Feb. 19: A Tanglewood Drive woman reported to police that approximately $3,000 in jewelry was missing from her home.

• Feb. 19: A worker at the Rush fitness club reported to police that she had been receiving obscene telephone calls.

• Feb. 20: A contractor reported to police that he had observed someone driving out of the subdivision he was building in with a dishwasher in the truck of his vehicle. The contractor stated he stopped the vehicle and asked where he got the dishwasher to which the suspect stated he bought it from a guy. The contractor drove on to the Providence Glen Lane home he was hosting an open house at and discovered the dishwasher was missing from the building.

• Feb. 20: An Oliver Springs woman reported to police that her vehicle had been burglarized while parked at the Cotton Eyed Joe club on Outlet Drive.

• Feb. 22: A Golden Harvest Drive resident reported to police that his vehicle license plate had been stolen.

• Feb. 22: A Van Curry Lane resident reported to police that his vehicle license plate had been stolen.

• Feb. 23: A Campbell Station Road woman reported to police that she left her purse and its contents in a buggy at a local grocery store.

• Feb. 23: A Black Powder Drive woman reported to police that her son’s cellular telephone had been stolen from his backpack while he was in class at Farragut High School.

• Feb. 23: Police were dispatched to St. Mary’s Hospital to log a simple assault claim. The victim told officers that the suspect, her husband, came home from work and was upset cursing her because the house was not clean. The suspect then allegedly pulled the victim down and grabbed her by the throat and told her to pack her clothing and leave. The victim stated she then went to the bedroom and the suspect followed her and pulled her down again. The suspect then grabbed victim by the throat again and smacked her across the face. According to the report, it was during the scuffle the victim’s arm was fractured. The victim then attempted to leave the residence and the suspect pushed her out the door. The victim was picked up by a friend and taken to St. Mary’s emergency. Officers noted the victim sustained bruising on face, neck and legs, along with a fractured right arm.

• Feb. 23: Police were dispatched to Children’s Hospital to investigate a possible dog bite. On arrival, officers were told that the 2-year-old victim was found by his mother on the deck of the family home with the dog and a laceration across the child’s face. The complainant stated the dog had all of its shots and was of mixed breed.

• Feb. 25: A Watt Road woman called police and complained when her landlord came onto the property the victim is renting from him. The victim stated she told the landlord and the other man accompanying him to leave and they refused stating its his property and he can be on it as he wishes.

• Feb. 26: Police were advised by a victim’s mother that her son was allegedly struck in the arm by her ex-husband following an argument.

• Feb. 26: Police were advised by a Dundee Road man that he has sole custody of his four children and that his ex-wife has visitation rights. The complainant stated the suspect came and picked up one child to take to the movies then later called saying she was not bringing the child back because the child claimed the complainant struck him.

• Feb. 27: Police were dispatched to a Hickory Wood Drive residence to conduct a property check after a complainant stated someone was on the property without permission. On arrival, officers found the front door open and a suspect asleep in the home. The suspect stated he was given the key and told he could sleep there. Officers confirmed the suspect’s story and he was released.

• Feb. 28: A Lenoir City woman reported to police that her vehicle had been damaged by a piece of metal that allegedly flew from a railroad train as it was passing over her vehicle at the underpass at Boyd Station and Choto roads.

 

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