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• Aug. 14: A worker at the BP fueling center on Watt Road reported the theft of $26.70 in fuel.

• Aug. 16: A Gates Mill Drive resident reported to police that someone had stolen a Palm Pilot and a GPS device from his locked vehicle.

• Aug. 16: A Summerdale Drive woman reported to police that her vehicle was burglarized while parked at the Cracker Barrel restaurant off North Campbell Station Road. Entry was made by breaking out the driver’s side window.

• Aug. 16: Police were advised by a Gates Mill Drive resident that her husband had discovered the window of her minivan had been broken out during the night. Missing was the victim’s purse.

• Aug. 16: Police and Rural/Metro fire personnel were dispatched to the China Pearl restaurant in Farragut in response to a fire call. Upon arrival, officers observed smoke coming from the rear of the building. The fire was contained to a garbage can filled with rags.

• Aug. 16: A Concord Road woman reported to police that her residence had been burglarized while her adult daughter was asleep upstairs. Entry was forced through the front door and the suspect left a screwdriver on the stairs leading to the second level. A small knife was found beside a closet door. The suspect rifled through a jewelry box and took a box of checks.

• Aug. 17: A Parkgate Drive resident reported to police that she and her roommate had gotten into a domestic argument. The complainant stated that she and the suspect were at a night club drinking and the suspect had gotten belligerent and began cursing her. She stated that she left the suspect and went home. Later, the suspect arrived at the residence and attempted to kick his way through the front door. The suspect was gone upon police arrival.

• Aug. 17: A worker at Sir Gooney’s Golf in Farragut reported to police that someone had stolen a weed trimmer from the business. The complainant stated that he laid the trimmer down to assist some customers and upon his return, discovered the trimmer missing.

• Aug. 17: A worker at the BP fueling center on Watt Road reported the theft of $23.70 in fuel.

• Aug. 17: A Woodsmoke Drive man called police to intervene in a domestic dispute with his live-in girlfriend. The complainant stated he had advised the suspect to relocate. Police advised the complainant of steps to take if an agreed-upon relocation did not take place.

• Aug. 17: Police were called to a Prince George Parrish business after complainants there discovered the microwave oven on fire. The fire was caused by someone microwaving a cell phone. A witness stated that a white male was swimming in the pool and drinking prior to the incident.

• Aug. 17: An independent contractor reported to police that a Honda pressure washer valued at $2,000 was missing from a fenced-in area on Station West Drive.

• Aug. 17: Police were called to a Belleaire Drive address after a witness reported finding the owner deceased in his bathtub.

• Aug. 18: A Lost Tree Lane resident reported to police that a handyman she hired to do some painting for her continuously calls wanting referrals and to borrow money.

• Aug. 18: Police were advised by a Petro’s fueling center worker that a suspect left without paying for $20.41 in fuel. The complainant stated the suspect pulled to a pre-pay only pump and was advised as such. The suspect came inside and presented a bank card and then returned to pump fuel. After the suspect drove off, the worker discovered the bank card had expired in 2002.

• Aug. 18: A Sonja Drive man reported to police that his home had been burglarized. The victim told police that he went downstairs upon hearing the glass to his sliding-glass door break. The victim reported seeing a male and a female in the house when he switched on the lights. The duo fled in a tan SUV. The complainant stated the male suspect resembled a man living in the Cedar Bluff area.

• Aug. 19: Police were dispatched to Mr. Gas on Kingston Pike in response to a burglary call. Upon arrival, officers discovered the front door glass broken out and change on the ground in front of the business. Store video tape revealed that a white or cream-colored car was backed into the door, breaking it out. A white male entered the business. It was undetermined the extent of items missing at the time of the report.

• Aug. 19: A Virtue Road man reported to police that he was attacked in his home by a suspect who was seeking information about missing wheels. The victim stated the suspect grabbed him by the shirt and began to scuffle. The victim said he choked the suspect after the suspect struck him and told the suspect that if he wanted to fight to go outside. The two continued the fight outside until the suspect drove the victim into a brick wall allegedly causing injury.

• Aug. 19: A Lenoir City woman reported to police that her vehicle was burglarized while parked at the Icearium in Farragut.

• Aug. 20: Police were advised by a Bantry Lane resident that she had been receiving harassing letters and telephone calls from a Harrow Road woman. The victim claimed the woman had been in her yard and may have cut a lawn chair pillow.

• Aug. 21: A worker at the TCBY on West End Avenue reported to police that the business had been burglarized during the night. Police noted cash was removed from an unlocked safe and a cash drawer.

• Aug. 21: Police were advised by the manager of Earth to Old City that the business had been burglarized during the night. Missing from the business was the receipts from the prior day. Police were told by the complainant that the front door lock seemed “strange” when operated and that the rear door lock was inoperative.

• Aug. 21: A Woody Road woman reported to police that she had been assaulted by her ex-husband. The victim stated that the suspect was off his medication and had come to the resident where an argument ensued. The victim stated the suspect grabbed her by the arms and forced her down on the bed. The victim stated she managed to free herself and call police. The suspect fled the residence.

• Aug. 21: A Dunridge Lane resident stated that someone had struck the company vehicle she had parked at the Farragut Kroger grocery store while she was shopping inside. Damage was reported to the vehicle.

• Aug. 21: A Sycamore Circle resident reported to police that someone had stolen the wheels and tires off his vehicle while it was parked in the driveway of the residence. The victim stated the vehicle was left partially on concrete blocks and partially on the pavement.

• Aug. 21: A Rolling Creek Road resident called police to report receiving harassing telephone calls from her ex-boyfriend and father of her child. The complainant stated the suspect also comes to her place of work and threatens her.

• Aug. 21: A worker at the Subway sandwich shop on West End Avenue reported an attempted break-in to the business during the night.

• Aug. 21: Police were advised by the owner of Merle Norman Cosmetics on West End Avenue that the business had been burglarized during the night. Cash was missing from the register and the business office had been entered. Entry to the business was made by prying open a back door.

• Aug. 22: Security personnel at the Cotton Eyed Joe club in Farragut called police after escorting two individuals from the club. On arrival, police found the victim had a large laceration above his nose and was extremely unsteady on his feet. The victim stated the suspect walked up to him in the bar and asked him to step outside. The victim said he told the suspect that he was with some people. The victim added that the suspect told him to “be a man” and stand up. The victim stated he told the suspect “no.” The victim stated the suspect then struck him in the face with a closed fist. The victim was transported to Baptist Hospital West for treatment.

• Aug. 22: Police arrested a worker at the Petro’s fueling center on North Watt Road for allegedly committing fraud and forgery. A witness advised police that the suspect had taken reward certificates earmarked for customers and cashed them in for products for him and a few co-workers. The suspect allegedly enlisted the aid of his co-workers to supply him with certificates in order for him to cash them in and later distribute the products – CD players and other devices – to the group.

• Aug. 23: A Woody Drive woman reported to police that someone had struck her vehicle causing damage while it was parked in the parking lot of Dollar General in Farragut. The victim claimed that the vehicle had no damage prior to being in the parking lot on this date. There were no witnesses.

 

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