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• Jan. 2: A Dandridge man reported to police that he was assaulted while at the Cotton Eyed Joe club. The victim stated that when he left the club that he saw what appeared to be a fight and that the next thing he knew was that he was being thrown to the ground. The victim then stated when he was trying to get up he was hit in the back of his head with a Mag Light. The victim also told officers had had been drinking and could not explain how he got his black eye.

• Jan. 4: A security worker at Kohl’s department store reported to police that he had observed three Lenoir City women shoplifting clothing from the store. The complainant stated suspect No. 1 had about $65 in merchandise beneath her clothing, suspect No. 2 had about $150 in merchandise and suspect No. 3 was videotaped serving as a lookout for the two. The suspects were stopped in the parking lot of the store and taken back inside where they were released to responsible adults.

• Jan. 4: A Brighton Court resident reported to police that she was bitten by a dog while visiting a friend at a Brookstone Drive address. The victim advised police that she was petting the dog at the time of the bite. She stated the dog had a bone at the time that may have triggered the attack.

• Jan. 5: Police were dispatched to a Brixworth Boulevard address in response to a woman’s claim that she was receiving threatening telephone calls and a threatening letter. Upon arrival, officers were told by the victim that she had found a black paper greeting card store bag with a pair of black undergarments enclosed with the words: “I love you” written on the clothing. Also enclosed in the bag was a letter crafted out of cut and pasted printed letter that stated: “I will not stop [expletive]. I am on you. Your mine. Death.” The victim added that she had also received threatening telephone calls that were documented by the Knoxville Police Department. Police collected evidence at the scene.

• Jan. 5: A Fleenor Road resident reported to police that he had been receiving threats and was being harassed. The victim stated the suspect is his ex-wife’s boyfriend. The complainant stated the suspect has called several times threatening him and the suspect had driven his vehicle to the front of the victim’s house, stopped and cursed at the victim while motioning as though he had a gun pointing at the victim.

• Jan. 6: Police were called to a Glen Abbey Boulevard address in response to a domestic matter. Upon arrival, the victim refused to allow police to enter stating she feared they were the suspect. The victim stated that she and the suspect, a Lenoir City man, were involved in an intimate relationship for the past two years. On this day, the suspect came to the victim’s house and allegedly demanded her car keys and an argument ensued. The victim left the residence for her safety.

• Jan. 6: Police were dispatched to the Pilot convenience store on North Campbell Station Road in response to a domestic matter. Upon arrival, officers met the complainant who was crying and according to officers, obviously upset. The victim stated that her former boyfriend had been following her because she had a date with another man. The victim stated that the suspect has been following her for about two weeks. She added that everytime she goes somewhere the suspect follows then waits for her to leave. The suspect allegedly continues to call the victim at all hours of the night and has allegedly exhibited physical violence toward the victim.

• Jan. 7: Police responded to a domestic call at the Petros fueling center on Watt Road. Upon arrival, officers were told that the suspect was gone. The victim told officers that she and the suspect had been engaged in a verbal argument that became physical when the suspect allegedly punched the victim and tried to push her out of the truck.

• Jan. 7: Police were dispatched to the Phillips 66 gas station in Farragut in response to a domestic matter. Upon arrival, the victim told officers that she and the suspect had gotten into a verbal argument while they were riding in the suspect’s vehicle. The suspect stopped at the station and the victim got out.

• Jan. 8: A Johnson Corner Road woman called police reporting a domestic matter. Officers were told that the victim and the suspect were involved in a verbal argument that became physical. The suspect was gone on officers’ arrival.

• Jan. 9: Knox County police responded to an Amberset Drive residence to investigate a vandalism claim. Upon arrival, the victim told officers that someone had entered the house under construction and taken several hundred feet of electrical wiring. The victim stated that the suspect also had caused damage by cutting the existing wire installed in the house in an attempt to steal it.

• Jan. 10: Police were dispatched to a Foxford Drive address in response to a harassing telephone calls complaint. The victim stated the suspect had been calling her residence about times three a week for several months. The victim stated when she answers her phone the suspect states he has the wrong number and hangs up.

• Jan. 10: A Somersworth Drive woman reported to police that her vehicle had been burglarized while parked at Farragut Primary School. The victim’s vehicle window was broken out and several items, including the woman’s purse, were missing from the vehicle. The incident occurred at about noon.

• Jan. 11: A Lismore Drive woman reported to police that she and her husband had gotten into a verbal argument while on their way home from dinner. Police separated the parties for the evening.

• Jan. 12: A worker at the Blockbuster video store in Farragut reported to police that an Oak Ridge man entered the store and allegedly took four video games valued at about $200 and fled the store without paying or renting the items. The complainant stated that a worker at Hollywood video in Farragut telephoned and advised him that the suspect had sold the video games to him for about $50.

• Jan. 13: A Powell man reported to police that his vehicle had been burglarized while parked at a business in the 11000 block of Kingston Pike.

• Jan. 13: A Franklin man lodged a complaint with the Knox County Sheriff’s Office claiming that the mother of his 17-year-old son failed to meet him at a North Campbell Station Road address in order to exchange the youth for his scheduled visitation.

• Jan. 14: Police were called to an O’Connell Drive address in response to a violation of an order of protection claim. Upon arrival, the victim told officers that the susp0ect was at her residence when she came home. The suspect was gone when officers arrived.

• Jan. 14: Patrol officers for the Knox County Sheriff’s Office reported discovering an overturned drink machine at Lakeside Market on Concord Road. Upon further investigation, officers reported it appeared as though the machine had been turned over using a strap with a hook on the end that had been fastened to the change box. Officers notified the store’s key holder of the incident, who advised officers that the machine did not belong to the store but was the property of American Bottling Co.

• Jan. 14: A Knoxville woman reported to police that her vehicle was burglarized while parked at a West End Avenue business. The victim stated that entry was gained by breaking out a window. The woman’s purse was missing from the vehicle.

• Jan. 15: Police were dispatched to a Nautical Drive address in response to an assault complaint. The victim stated that she and the suspect were engaged in a verbal argument when the suspect became physically violent. The suspect allegedly struck the victim in the mouth with his hand leaving a mark and bruise on the inside of her lip. The suspect then dragged the victim and forced her into the bedroom and closed the door. The suspect left shortly after the incident. The victim arranged to stay elsewhere until she can file the proper paperwork. The victim was advised on the steps to obtain a warrant and an order of protection.

 

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