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• March 22: A West Kings Gate Road woman reported to police that she and her husband were in a verbal argument over where the suspect’s daughter was going to spend the night. The victim stated that the suspect was verbally offensive toward her and she asked him to move out. The suspect agreed to move and left the residence without further incident.

• March 24: A Lenoir City man reported to police that his vehicle was vandalized while parked at his work place on Everett Road. When he went to his vehicle after getting off work, he realized that his truck had been scratched by an unknown object, possibly a key.

• March 25: A New Jersey truck driver reported to police that he followed a suspect in a white Honda to the Blue Beacon Truck Wash on Palestine Lane after he observed the suspect driving erratically on I-40 East. The victim stated that when he got to the truck wash, the suspect was out of his car holding a golf club and that several employees of the truck wash were also outside. The victim stated that he confronted the suspect about his driving and the suspect threatened him with the golf club. The victim stated that he decided to wait for officers when the crowd began to grow. The suspect, a worker at the truck wash, told officers that he took the golf club out of his car to protect himself but later said that he took it out to hit some golf balls. The suspect stated that he wanted to press charges against the victim because he felt threatened when the victim got out of the truck with a “belt.” The suspect stated that the victim threatened to kill him. The suspect stated that he was not in fear for his safety but wanted to press charges because he felt threatened and was embarrassed in front of his co-workers. When officers attempted to explain to the suspect the law and actions taken, the suspect stated that he wanted the truck driver arrested and that he did not ask for an explanation.

• March 26: The victim, a Sonja Drive man, reported to police that the suspect came over to his residence to return some money that the suspect owed him. The victim would not let the suspect in the house and told the suspect to leave. The victim stated to officers that after the suspect left, someone threw a brick into a window in a bedroom of the victim’s house.

• March 26: Police were called to Concord Marina to investigate a report of vandalism. Upon arrival, officer was told by the marina caretaker that he found that an electrical supply box to hook a boat’s plugs up to was broken and destroyed. The complainant advised that upon further inspection it appeared that a boat parked in the same space where the electrical box had been entered was damaged in the front. The complainant said that the damage to the electrical box was consistent with someone taking a boat out without unplugging it from the electrical box. The complainant had contacted a representative from Sea Ray boats of Knoxville, the owner of the boat, prior to officer’s arrival. A Sea Ray representative told the officer that he had left the boat locked, but with the keys in the ignition four days before. The Sea Ray representative stated that according to the boat’s time-recording feature, it had been out for approximately 30 minutes, based on the usage time last recorded. While nothing appeared to be missing from the boat, there was damage to the paint and to a propeller estimated at $8,000. Entry did not appear to be forced due to the fact that it was likely gained through a zippered canvas top. The boat was processed by Forensic Services.

• March 29: A worker at the Ingle’s Market on Kingston Pike reported to police that a suspect approached the check-out lane in the front of the store carrying two 12-packs of Natural Light beer and left the store without paying for the merchandise. The worker chased the suspect on foot through the store parking lot, but the suspect ran to a vehicle and fled westbound on Kingston Pike.


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