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• June 10: An employee of Little Joe’s Pizza contacted Knox County Sheriff’s officer Benny Morrison about a suspect in another case. He stated the suspect had written two bad checks at his business. Complainant had visited the bank and was told the checks were written for a closed account.

• June 11: KCSO officer Ben Hibbert responded to Dixie Lee Liquor Store after a known suspect entered the store, grabbed a bottle of liquor and ran out the door without paying. Complainant stated he stopped the arrestee in the parking lot. Arrestee was charged with theft class A misdemeanor.

• June 13: KCSO officer Jason Moyers was dispatched to Baymont Inn & Suites off Campbell Lakes Drive on report of a theft. Complainant stated a known suspect entered the business while complainant was away from the front desk. Suspect allegedly jumped the counter and stole $60 from the front desk. Complainant also believed the suspect stole a room key. Witness stated there was no one listed for the room with the missing key, and also stated he saw a white male jump from the window and run westbound through the parking lot. Witness and complainant both stated they have had previous problems with the suspect. Complainant found a cell phone and set of keys in the room with the missing key.

• June 15: A West Bicycles employee advised KCSO officer Amanda Patterson an unknown suspect came into the store to “test ride” a $4,000 bicycle and never returned.

• June 16: KCSO officer Joseph Crabtree responded to a residence off Virtue Road on report of a burglary. Victim stated he and his roommate returned from work in the afternoon to find fishing rods and hunting gear missing from their home. Victim one stated he returned home for lunch and found two DVDs laying on the ground outside the residence but didn’t think anything about it. Victim two also returned home on his lunch break, but did not notice anything out of the ordinary.

• June 17: KCSO officer Jeffrey Monroe responded to the intersection of Kingston Pike and Watt Road on report of an automobile accident. Victim stated she was driving eastbound on Kingston Pike and attempting to turn south on Watt Road when the suspect struck the rear of her vehicle. Suspect stated he did strike the rear of the victim’s vehicle. Both vehicles had very minor damage.

• June 19: KCSO officer Joshua Ridley responded to a location off English Station Road on report of a hit and run. Complainant, a chairman of the board for a neighborhood homeowners’ association, stated on June 14, the witness heard a loud noise behind his residence off Glen Abbey Boulevard. Witness looked outside to see a maroon vehicle backing out of the bushes onto the Boulevard and leaving the location. Witness noticed half of the suspect’s front bumper and a plastic piece of undercarriage were left lying in the bushes. Witness followed a liquid trail, believed to be from the unknown suspect’s radiator, to a residence in Fox Den subdivision. Neither witness nor complainant made contact with suspect. KCSO officer did note major damage to the bushes and the courtyard off English Station.

• June 19: KCSO officer Kenny Dunnavant responded to a hit and run with property damage at the intersection of Everett and Union roads. Victim stated she was traveling south on Everett Road when an unknown suspect traveling north on Everett crossed into her lane and hit her driver’s side mirror. Victim stated suspect made no attempt to stop, and continued traveling north, driving in both lanes. Victim was uninjured and refused medical treatment.

• June 21: KCSO officer Christopher Allison responded to Best Buy off Parkside Drive on report of an attempted burglary. Complainant stated the loading dock pad was cut open during the night of June 20. Complainant said unknown suspect may have been cutting the pad away so he/she could access the back of the truck that was backed up to the building. Complainant stated the same thing happened at the Best Buy off South Peters Road, where suspects did gain entry to a truck.

• June 21: KCSO officer John Engwall was dispatched to a residence off Ridgeland Drive on report of a forced entry. Victim stated the rear basement door of her home apparently had been forced open: her husband had noticed the trim at the top of the door was splintered. When he opened the door, the victims discovered damage to the top of the frame and threshold, where bolts securing the door had been broken through. The door had not been used since April, when furniture was delivered to the home. Nothing in the home appeared to be missing or out of place.


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