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• March 27: A Rose Lane man advised Knox County Sheriff’s Office deputy David Harnett he was at a residence off Prince George Parrish Lane doing renovation work when he noticed the garage door at a neighboring residence was open. He went to investigate and found an entry door to the house from the garage also was open. Complainant stated he stood at the door and yelled “Hello,” but got no answer. He stated he was afraid something was amiss because the owners of the home were in Kentucky. Officers entered the residence and found nothing obviously out of place. Both doors were secured before the officers left.

• March 29: KCSO officer Mark Belliveau observed, while on patrol, that an unknown suspect had spray-painted the word “Jews” under the word “stop” on a stop sign in Sugarwood subdivision. Photos of the sign were taken and dispatch notified the town of Farragut. A spokesman there said the sign would be replaced March 30.

• March 29: KCSO officer John Sharp responded to a residence off Old Stage Road on report of a burglary. Victim stated an unknown suspect broke the back door window while he was not at home and entered his residence. He stated the suspect stole a television, stereo equipment, computer, laptop, DVD player, cable box, printers and jewelry. Victim also stated the suspect probably left a hammer lying on his stove. Forensics responded and processed the scene for evidence.

• March 30: KCSO officer Jim Shipley arranged to meet a known suspect at Kohl’s department store off Kingston Pike, after suspect stole $191.99 worth of merchandise from the department store the day before. Officer had responded on March 29, when the suspect gave the officer an incorrect date of birth, establishing herself as a minor. Officer had released the suspect to her mother at the time of the incident. However, officer investigated and found the suspect’s correct date of birth, and met the suspect at Kohl’s to charge her as an adult. Suspect was misdemeanor cited for theft under $500 and criminal impersonation.

• March 30: KCSO officer David Harnett responded to Kohl’s department store on report of a shoplifter. Witness, an employee of Kohl’s, stated he observed the known suspect attempt to steal several items of clothing, jewelry and accessories, worth $669.99. Witness said many of the items, including undergarments, could not be resold because the suspect had worn them. Suspect advised officer she had been charged with theft by shoplifting before and currently was on unsupervised probation. The total cost of the stolen items made the offense a Class E felony and suspect was taken into custody.

• March 30: An Oran Road man advised KCSO officer P.J. Lambert an unknown suspect stole a truck hitch and aluminum ramp from his property. Complainant stated the items were beside his garage.

• March 31: A Keshia Way woman advised KCSO officer Kenneth Gibson that, since March 29, an unknown suspect had entered her residence by forcing open her back door and had stolen various items from her home, an outbuilding and even her crawlspace. Suspects took an old engine block, fire extinguishers, garden tools, mechanical tools, stereo equipment, car accessories, a set of crutches and a radar detector. Victim believes suspect(s) were at her residence more than once since March 29.

• April 1: A Pop-Eyes Restaurant employee advised KCSO officer Genni Strickland an unknown suspect took her wallet from her purse while she was working. Complainant stated she would find out if surveillance videos caught the incident the next day.

• April 3: An Ivy Chase Lane man advised KCSO officer Christopher Beeler he arrived home from vacation and discovered an unknown suspect had stolen a television, laptop, safe, iPod and an XBox game system. Victim said he had been out of town since March 27. He also stated there were no signs of forced entry; all doors and windows were secure except a small door leading into the garage. However, the door from the garage to the house was secure.

• April 3: A Hawkstowe Lane man advised KCSO officer Julie Duncan an unknown suspect stole a bag of hockey equipment from his open, attached garage.

• April 5: A Sonja Drive man advised KCSO officer Pamela Wyrick he had given two known suspects his debit card to purchase items at Lowe’s about two months ago. The suspects were to purchase locks and paint for his home. When he received his bank statement, he discovered $1,500 in purchases charged to his account. Complainant said the female suspect was a caretaker for his elderly father and the male suspect was a friend of hers. Complainant also said he noticed five collectible plates were missing from his home.

• April 5: KCSO officer Clark Caswill responded to Jiffy Lube off Kingston Pike on report of a burglary. Officer discovered a large ladder placed against the building and found the alarm box had been knocked off the building and was lying in an adjacent field. An alarm wire on a front roll-up door also had been tampered with, and a phone line had been damaged. Unknown suspect(s) had not made entry to the business. Forensics responded and processed the scene.


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