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• Sept. 11: A woman advised Knox County Sheriff’s officer Allen Merritt that while she was staying the night with a friend at a residence off Crestwicke Lane, an unknown suspect gained entry to her vehicle and took two iPods and a camera. Victim advised she believed her vehicle was locked, but stated suspect used no force to gain entry. Burglary occurred July 29. Sept. 11, victim’s 8G iPod touch was pawned by suspect at McKays Used Books and CDs off Papermill Drive by known suspect. Suspect had been identified in burglary investigation. The iPod was placed on hold.

• Sept. 13: A Confederacy Circle man advised KCSO officer Donnie Ion his vehicle was burglarized. It was unlocked. Complainant advised he woke in the early morning to see a silver Honda Civic driving away from his residence He noticed the interior lights of his vehicle were on. Upon inspection, he discovered his checkbook, two saws and various hand tools were missing.

• Sept. 13: A Pony Express Drive man advised KCSO officer Donnie Ion a leaf blower was stolen from his garage, which was open. Complainant also stated his unlocked vehicle had been broken into, but nothing was missing.

• Sept. 13: A Pin Oak Circle woman advised KCSO officer Amanda Dellinger an unknown suspect broke into her vehicle and stole various items of clothing, shoes and sunglasses. Suspect then threw blue and white paint all over the vehicle and wrote the letters “FHS” on the trunk in paint. Victim is employed by St. John Neumann Catholic School.

• Sept. 13: A Midhurst Drive woman advised KCSO officer P.J. Lambert a known suspect stole more than $41,000 worth of jewelry from her home.

• Sept. 14: KCSO officer Clark Caswill responded to a residence off Smith Road on a burglary-in-progress call. Complainant stated she pulled into her driveway to see a small blue SUV in her driveway. Two black males, one thin and one heavy, were loading a large plasma TV into the back of the vehicle. When victim dialed 911, the thin male came to stand on the passenger side of the SUV and pointed a silver semi-automatic type handgun at the victim. Victim backed out of her driveway and met officers at a safe location. One 9 mm round was found at the scene in the driveway, approximately where the SUV was parked. Investigators, X-Ray and the major crimes unit responded to the scene or were notified.

• Sept. 14: A CVS Pharmacy employee advised KCSO support staffer Frava Limburg an unknown suspect entered the pharmacy and stole various items, including 14 camcorders and four wireless video game consoles on Sept. 13 and 14. Complainant advised the store has the suspect on videotape taking the items, but did not know suspect.

• Sept. 14: A Best Buy employee advised KCSO officer P.J. Lambert an unknown suspect entered the store and stole seven camcorder batteries, valued at about $700. Later, a known suspect entered the store trying to return the items for cash.

• Sept. 15: KCSO officer Benny Morrison responded to a residence off Russfield Drive on report of a burglary. Victim stated she discovered a set of golf clubs missing from her garage. Victim stated clubs were there Sept. 13, and she had gardened Sept. 14, leaving her garage open. There was no sign of forced entry; no other items were missing.

• Sept. 15: A Mason Pointe Drive man advised KCSO officer Cathy Norris he was told by a witness a young white male suspect threw a large rock at his vehicle while it was parked at a location off Parkside Drive. Suspect advised the vehicle is a company car, and the rock apparently bounced off his vehicle and hit the vehicle parked next to him. Witness advised there was another young male waiting for the suspect in a small gold or silver vehicle. When suspects saw witness, they fled the scene. The incident was picked up on Wal-Mart’s surveillance cameras.

• Sept. 16: During the night, KCSO officer John Edgar was checking behind businesses along Kingston Pike in regards to a suspicious dark-colored pickup truck that had been seen behind those businesses. When officer checked behind Blockbuster off Kingston Pike, he noticed the phone lines had been cut and an unknown suspect had attempted to force the back door open. Employee of Blockbuster was notified, and he informed officer the damage did occur during the night. Officer checked the interior of the business; nothing was missing and no entry had been made.


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