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• Sept. 26: An Aronimink Point woman advised Knox County Sheriff’s Officer Laura McElhaney her former boyfriend continues to call and text her after she told him she no longer wished to see or speak to him. Complainant also stated she received several calls from suspect’s mother, who was concerned for his well-being.

• Sept. 26: A Battle Front Trail man advised KCSO officer Laura McElhaney that he had come out of his residence to get in his car to discover it was up on jacks. He advised the wheels and tires had been taken and the car was up on brand-new jacks. Complainant also advised the motion light at the corner of his house had been damaged. Complainant requested the X-ray unit come to get prints from the scene.

• Sept. 27: KCSO officer Joshua Ridley responded to a residence off Sonja Drive to investigate a vandalism call. Complainant showed the officer graffiti in front of his residence. Graffiti included several swastikas and the words “Get out [expletive].” Complainant did not see any suspects but heard juvenile voices between midnight and 1 a.m. Forensics unit responded to scene for photographs and town of Farragut was notified of the situation.

• Sept. 27: KCSO officer Clark Caswill responded to a Thornton Avenue residence when complainant called to report she had received harassing phone calls from her granddaughter’s mother. Suspect made several calls to the victim, harassing her about the way she was going to raise her [the suspect’s] daughter. Suspect also told victim she would no longer be able to see her granddaughter.

• Sept. 28: KCSO officer Clark Caswill responded to a location off Newport Road after complainant called to report several items had been stolen from his garage Sept. 12. Complainant stated entry was made through an unlocked door. Complainant was given the report number to call when he had located serial numbers for missing items.

• Sept. 28: KCSO officer Joshua Ridley responded to a location off Anchor Court to investigate threatening phone calls. Suspect called the after-hours pet clinic and stated, “That’s it, your time’s up.” Suspect then called Humane Society and told the employee, “I am going to hurt everyone in the after-hours pet clinic.” Officers advised complainant of the procedure to obtain an order of protection.

• Sept 29: A Summerdale Drive man advised KCSO officer Cathy Norris an unknown suspect had stolen his truck from the parking lot of his business, located off Kingston Pike. Victim stated the truck was locked and the spare key was in the glove compartment.

• Sept 29: KCSO officer Clark Caswill responded to Kohl’s off Kingston Pike after complainant, and employee of the department store, called to report he had a shoplifter detained. Suspect entered the store, put $150 worth of Farberware in the shopping cart and attempted to leave without paying. She was then detained. Suspect was then issued a misdemeanor citation.

• Sept. 30: KCSO officer James Ryan was dispatched to a location off Parkside Drive. Victims stated an unknown suspect attempted to cut locks off the storage trailers at job site. Suspect was unable to gain access to the tools inside the trailer so nothing was taken. Only locks were damaged.

• Oct. 1: Employees from Ingles Supermarket off Kingston Pike advised a suspect entered the Ingles and walked to the customer service desk. He brandished a silver semi-automatic handgun at the manager and demanded money. Complainant and two witnesses were held at gunpoint as suspect emptied cash drawer of approximately $4,700. He repeated a racial slur and the phrase “Happy Halloween” during the robbery. Suspect was wearing a mask and gloves. He fled out the front doors. No vehicle was identified.

• Oct. 1: KCSO officer Clark Caswill responded to a hold-up alarm at Mr. Gas off Kingston Pike. Unknown suspect entered business and told employees, “It’s not worth dying for. Give me the money.” Suspect was a white male, age 18 to 25, wearing a dark shirt, blue jeans, dark hat and what appeared to be a black shirt wrapped around his face. Suspect also had a small, black, semi-automatic handgun. Suspect is seen on video starting to enter the business but being scared off by a customer and running into the bushes behind the business. A short time later, suspect returned and entered Mr. Gas. He fled the scene, running east.

• Oct. 1: KCSO officer Clark Caswill responded to a Concord Road residence when complainant called to report a break-in between Sept. 27 and Oct. 1. Unknown suspects kicked in the front door and removed two televisions from his living room and bedroom. Complainant’s neighbor advised complainant a white car was parked in his driveway Sept. 28. X-Ray unit responded to scene for pictures and to lift possible prints.


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