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• Feb. 5: Knox County Sheriff’s Officer Chad Gore was dispatched to a residence off Harbourshore Drive to investigate harassing phone calls. Victim stated the suspect had called her seven times between the hours of 11 p.m. and 9 a.m. harassing her about some of suspect’s property he believed she had. Suspect is the boyfriend of a renter the victim recently had evicted.

• Feb. 6: A Fordham Way man advised KCSO officer Cathy Norris an unknown suspect entered and ransacked his vehicle and stole $40 from the console. Vehicle was locked and parked in the driveway.

• Feb. 6: A Willow Ridge Way woman advised KCSO officer Matthew Schlosshan an unknown suspect gained entry to her unlocked vehicle and stole a ring, CDs and $60. Complainant stated the vehicle was parked in the street in front of her residence.

• Feb. 9: A Cambridge Woods Lane woman advised KCSO support staffer Frava Limburg the license plate was missing from her vehicle. Complainant did not know where the plate was lost.

• Feb. 9: An employee of Baptist Hospital West advised KCSO officer Laura McElhaney that when he came into Outpatient Registration that morning, a desktop computer was missing. The registration office closed Friday at approximately 5:30 p.m. Complianant advised the hospital should have a tape of the entrance of the hospital and police should contact hospital security for a copy.

• Feb. 9: A member of Virtue Cumberland Presbyterian Church advised KCSO officer Allen Merritt on Sunday, Feb. 1, an unknown suspect(s) entered the choir room during church services and took money from the purses of the choir members. Total amount stolen was about $430. Complainant advised the victims did not wish to report the theft, but she felt it should be reported as the church had been victim of another theft in recent months.

• Feb. 9: KCSO officer William Purnell responded to a location off Hatmaker Lane on report of an abandoned vehicle. Upon investigation of the black Chevy Trailblazer, the tag came back to a 1991 Honda. Vehicle was towed until proof of ownership could be determined. Also in the vehicle were a purse, digital camera and wallet.

• Feb. 10: KCSO officer Chris Carter responded to Petro Stopping Station off Watt Road on report of an automobile accident. Victim and complainant both advised the victim’s vehicle was in a parking space as complainant attempted to make a turn. Complainant turned short, causing the trailer of his vehicle to strike the front of the victim’s vehicle. Collision caused extensive damage to front and passenger side of victim’s vehicle.

• Feb. 11: An Elkmont Circle woman advised KCSO officer Rick Drysdale she purchased a vehicle from Patriot Motors Dec. 16. Victim has been trying to get a license plate for the vehicle, and on Dec. 26, she went to Farragut Town Hall to get the plate and was informed the vehicle had been reported stolen in the state of Georgia Sept. 11. Victim went back to Patriot Motors Feb. 11 to try to resolve matter and Patriot Motors owner provided paperwork from the business he bought the vehicle from, including an affidavit of repossession on the vehicle. An investigator in Georgia was informed of the incident. Vehicle was given back to the victim.

• Feb. 11: KCSO officer Jim Shipley was dispatched to a residence off Channing Lane on a welfare check. Shipley spoke to the complainant on the phone, who stated the victim had not come to work in two days and she was concerned for his well-being. She had last seen him Feb. 7 and he had stated he was not feeling well. Officer reported to residence but no one came to the door. Rural/Metro responded to the scene and forced entry to the residence. Victim was incapacitated and incoherent in his bed. He was transported to Baptist Hospital West.


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