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• Nov. 6: A Yarnell Road woman advised Knox County Sheriff’s officer Cathy Norris an unknown suspect broke the front passenger side window of her vehicle while she was walking at Anchor Park. The suspect also stole her purse, containing her wallet, cash and various credit cards. She stated she had wrapped her purse in a jacket so it could not be seen. The jacket was left in the vehicle. According to victim, another driver in the area reported seeing a Direct TV van nearby.

• Nov. 6: Officer Amy Siples responded to a residence off Everett Road in reference to a past burglary. The complainant said the residence was unoccupied and she had last been inside Sept. 25. When complainant checked on the residence, she found the back and side doors had been pried open and several glass bowls had been smashed on the floor. An unknown amount of copper wire had been removed from a wall and from under the house. Complainant had no suspects.

• Nov. 7: KCSO officer Laura Hayes responded to a shoplifting call at Kohl’s department store off Kingston Pike. Complainant, the loss prevention officer, stated the suspect pushed a shopping cart full of clothing past several cashiers and exited the building without paying. Clothing was worth a total of $1,378.97. Complainant said he recovered the property and the items still will be able to be sold. Suspect was taken into custody.

• Nov. 9: KCSO officer Traye Cook responded to Baptist Hospital West for a gunshot wound. When officer arrived, victim advised officers he was cleaning a firearm when he accidentally shot himself in the leg. Victim stated he had no suicidal tendencies; it simply was an accident.

• Nov. 9: Officer Clark Caswill responded to a location off Norden Drive to do a “SHOCAP” check on a known suspect. Witness advised suspect had moved, with his mother, to an unknown address in the Karns area Nov. 6. Witness stated courts were advised of the change of address.

• Nov. 9: An Everett Road man advised KCSO officer Julie Duncan an unknown suspect stole a trailer from his residence.

• Nov. 10: An Augusta National Way woman advised KCSO officer Angela Coffey her credit card number was used at a Wal-Mart in Louisiana. Complainant said Chase Corporation contacted her by phone and asked about the purchases. Complainant confirmed they were not legitimate and she has her physical credit card in her possession.

• Nov. 10: A Baptist Hospital West employee told KCSO officer Julie Duncan that her backpack with wallet and debit and credit cards, iPod, sunglasses and day planner was stolen at the hospital. Complainant stated the debit card had been used a few times and she asked the bank to prevent further usage.

• Nov. 11: A Weatherly Hills Boulevard woman advised KCSO officer Larry Hart an unknown suspect entered her attached garage by unknown means. There were no signs of forced entry. Victim’s unlocked vehicle also was entered and suspect stole a gun, purse, wallet, cell phone and cosmetics.

• Nov. 11: A Chancellors Lane woman advised KCSO officer P.J. Lambert an unknown person entered her vehicle and stole a violin, purse and wallet. Complainant was unsure if the vehicle was locked; there was no sign of forced entry. Violin was a rental and advised the rental company the violin case had a number inside.

• Nov. 11: KCSO officer Traye Cook initiated a traffic stop for failure to maintain lane position while operating a motor vehicle on Interstate-40/75 near Campbell Station Road. Suspect did not have a driver’s license. Records check confirmed license had been revoked. Suspect was given misdemeanor citation.

• Nov. 11: A Brasfield and Gorrie employee advised KCSO officer Miranda Spangler a lock had been cut off a building at a Parkside Drive construction site. Complainant stated an unknown suspect also stole an air compressor and nail gun.

• Nov. 12: A Stronebranch way woman advised KCSO officer Pamela Wyrick an unknown suspect gained access to her vehicle while it was parked at KnoxDanceWorx. The right rear window of the vehicle was broken and victim’s purse, wallet, cash and 15 credit cards were missing.

• Nov. 13: A Wrens Nest Lane woman advised KCSO officer P.J. Lambert her purse was stolen from her buggy while she was in Kroger Marketplace. She left the buggy unattended and returned to find the purse gone.

• Nov. 13: A Wyndham Hill Road man advised KCSO officer Cathy Norris an unknown suspect entered his vehicle and stole a backpack, calculator, textbooks and the vehicle stereo. Victim advised his teenage son normally drives the vehicle, which may have been left unlocked.

• Nov. 13: A Grinnell Circle man advised KCSO officer Robert Howard he discovered he was missing two nail guns in September. Victim asked a known suspect if he had taken them, but suspect denied it. Nov. 12, victim discovered the suspect had pawned the nail guns Sept. 26 at Check Jewelry and Loan.

• Nov. 15: KCSO officer Timothy Sellers was dispatched to Soho Nails off Parkside Drive concerning vandalism. Complainant stated when he arrived at the business, he found the glass in both front doors was broken.

• Nov. 15: KCSO officer Ben Hibbert responded to Petro Stopping Center, where complainant stated he had parked his truck and entered the truck stop to take a shower. He was gone approximately 10 minutes and returned to find the seal had been removed from the trailer and the door of the trailer was open. Complainant did not know if anything was missing at the time of the report.

• Nov. 15: A Buckeye Drive man advised KCSO officer Ronald Black he owes a known suspect money. Victim stated he has received threatening phone calls and text messages regarding the debt.

• Nov. 16: A Coyote Canyon Way woman advised KCSO officer Julie Duncan money was stolen from her purse while she was in Oskie’s Bar and Grill off West End Avenue. Victim stated the purse was on the table while she was there but when she got home, she discovered the money was gone.

• Nov. 17: KCSO officer Clark Caswill responded to Farragut Town Hall, from where a complainant had called to report a traffic accident he was involved in. Complainant stated on Nov. 15 he was traveling southbound on McFee Road when he drove through the roundabout. He was unaware the roundabout was there and drove through it, causing minor damage to his vehicle. No damage was done to the roundabout. Complainant stated the reason he did not call police at the time of the accident was he was unaware it was required by his insurance company.

• Nov. 19: KCSO officer Curtis Harvest was dispatched to a location off Cavette Hill Lane on report of a hit-and-run. Victim stated he was leaving his residence when he noticed damage to the rear driver side door of his vehicle. Victim stated when he arrived home little more than an hour earlier, there had been no damage. Victim believed an unknown suspect struck the vehicle while it was parked at the residence.

• Nov. 19: A Dunheith Drive man advised KCSO officer P.J. Lambert an unknown suspect gained entry to his vehicle and stole a laptop computer. Complainant said the vehicle was locked and no damage was done to the vehicle. Complainant also stated he works from home and the computer was his employer’s.


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