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• July 8: A Taco Bell employee advised Knox County Sheriff’s Office deputy P.J. Lambert a known suspect stole $500 from the company’s safe. Complainant advised the suspect confessed to taking the money and has paid it back.

• July 8: KCSO officer Mark Belliveau responded to Kohl’s department store on report of a shoplifter. Complainant stated he observed a known suspect take various items of merchandise, worth $132, and leave the store without paying. Suspect was arrested after a records check showed she had an outstanding violation of probation with no bond.

• July 8: An Oskie’s Sports Bar employee advised KCSO officer P.J. Lambert an unknown suspect took a 50-pound capacity deep fryer from the restaurant.

• July 9: A Gander Mountain employee advised KCSO officer Clark Caswill an unknown suspect attempted to steal several items from the store and then fled. Complainant believes the suspect bought the items the day before, altered the price tag and then returned the items for a higher value. The store refunded the money, the suspect bought other items and then left the store. Complainant had an employee follow the suspect and when the suspect realized he was being followed, he fled toward Marshalls department store. He ran through that store and out the back door, setting off an alarm. He discarded the Gander Mountain items he had purchased in the alley behind Marshal’s. An employee of Gander Mountain also saw the suspect borrow a cell phone and make a call. Employee was able to retrieve the number the suspect called. Suspect, a male in his 30s or 40s, was last scene running southbound.

• July 9: A Butternut Lane man advised KCSO officer Genni Strickland an unknown suspect broke the driver’s side window of his vehicle and stole sunglasses, $5, various credit and debit cards, a wallet and purse.

• July 10: KCSO officer Michael Bartleson observed two female suspects place four beef tenderloin packages into their large purses in the meat section of Kroger Marketplace. The two then passed the registers and Bartleson and left the store without paying for the meat, worth $303. Officer stopped the suspects in the parking lot and issued them misdemeanor citations.

• July 10: KCSO officer Todd Jackson responded to a residence off Vancurry Lane on report of vandalism. Complainant stated he went to “blow off his back deck” and discovered his floodlight has been shot with a pellet gun. Complainant then drove around the subdivision and observed a teenager, about 12 years old, carrying a gun. Complainant did not contact the possible suspect.

• July 11: A Claridge Road woman advised KCSO officer P.J. Lambert an unknown suspect threw eggs at her vehicles. There was no damage.

• July 11: A Gates Mill Drive man advised KCSO officer Clark Caswill an unknown suspect entered his open garage while he was working in the backyard and stole a saw, weed eater, hedge trimmer and leaf blower.

• July 11: KCSO officer Jessica Trentham responded to a residence off Newcomb Lane on report of a burglary. Victim stated she had arrived home to find an unknown suspect entered her home through a back window, and that $700 and some tattoo equipment was missing. Victim advised she believed the suspect to be an ex-boyfriend.

• July 11: A Mapletree Way man advised KCSO officer Julie Duncan an unknown suspect stole his mailbox. He also stated he believed there was mail in the box.

• July 12: An Augusta National Way man advised KCSO officer Cathy Norris he and his wife noticed a Girard watch was missing from their home June 20. The watch, worth $10,000, was kept in a jewelry case in the closet. Victim advised he has had people “doing work in his house recently.” There was no sign of a break-in.

• July 13: A Meadow Point Lane woman advised KCSO officer Cathy Norris an unknown suspect entered her unlocked vehicles, parked in the driveway, and ransacked them. Nothing appeared to be missing.

• July 13: A Quail Pointe Road man advised KCSO officer Cathy Norris an unknown suspect entered his unlocked vehicles, parked in the driveway, and stole a knife and $2 in coins.

• July 13: An Orchard Crossing Lane woman advised KCSO officer Donnie Clift an unknown suspect entered his unlocked vehicle, parked in the driveway, and stole a Nintendo DS, DS games an iPod converter.

• July 13: A Meadow Pointe Lane man advised KCSO officer Genni Strickland an unknown suspect entered his unlocked vehicle, parked in the driveway, and stole an mp3 player, mp3 accessories and $5 in coins.

• July 13: A Kroger Marketplace employee advised KCSO officer John Sharp he was alerted by an unknown witness that a known suspect was concealing items in her purse. Complainant approached suspect and asked if she had items in her purse; at the time, the suspect produced several items. Complainant found several more items after suspect was detained. Suspect was misdemeanor cited for shoplifting.

• July 14: KCSO officer Mark Belliveau responded to Kohl’s department store on report of a shoplifter. Complainant stated he observed a known suspect take various items of clothing and jewelry, worth $108, and conceal the items. She then attempted to leave the store without paying for them. Suspect was arrested after a records check revealed suspect had an outstanding attachment for failure to appear.

• July 14: A Woodedge Lane man advised KCSO officer Julie Duncan an unknown suspect entered his unlocked vehicle, parked in the driveway, and stole sunglasses and $10 in change.

• July 14: KCSO officer Timothy Sellers responded to a residence off South Fox Den Drive on report of burglary. Victim advised he returned home from work to find an unknown suspect forcefully entered his residence and stole a television, surround sound system, computer, DVD player and about 100 DVDS. Suspect apparently entered the house through the back door and exited through the garage. Forensics processed the scene.

• July 14: KCSO officer Charles Hammett responded to a residence off Kingston Pike on report of a burglary. Victim stated he last saw the property undamaged July 13. Suspect stole a washer, dryer and riding lawnmower.

• July 15: A Mark White Construction employee advised KCSO officer Pamela Wyrick his equipment was vandalized at a location off Renaissance Lane. A suspect put sand in the oil of the engine. Complainant believes suspect is a neighbor of the property where he is working; and stated he’d had an altercation with that neighbor concerning the work on the property.

• July 16: A Treyburn Drive man advised KCSO officer Pamela Wyrick an unknown suspect jumped the fence of the pool area at Saddle Ridge subdivision. Suspect threw four chairs into the pool and vandalized a concession machine. Suspect also stole $150 from the machine.

• July 16: A Sweetgum Drive man advised KCSO support staff Frava Limburg an unknown suspect stole his vehicle. Complainant advised the vehicle was parked on the street before he went to bed, but was gone in the morning. He did not know if the vehicle was locked.

• July 16: KCSO officer Timothy Sellers was dispatched to Kohl’s department store on report of an assault and shoplifting incident. Officers observed victim, an employee of Kohl’s, fighting with the suspect in the driver’s side of the suspect’s vehicle. Officer attempted to remove suspect from vehicle, but suspect resisted by struggling and pushing the officer away. Officers eventually removed suspect from vehicle, but suspect continued to resist by refusing to follow officer commands, lie on the ground or allow officer to gain control of his hands. Officers finally secured suspect and discovered a 22-caliber five-shot pistol in the front pocket of his vest. A records check revealed suspect did not have a valid Tennessee carry permit for the weapon. Victim stated he observed the suspect take $337.99 worth of merchandise from the store without paying. He approached the suspect, identified himself and asked suspect to return to the store. Suspect then punched the victim in the chest. Victim struggled to keep suspect from leaving the scene and was continually struck and pushed by the suspect, but eventually gained control of the suspect’s keys. He then called for law enforcement assistance. Rural Metro responded and evaluated the suspect and victim. Suspect was arrested.

• July 17: A Bigtree Drive man advised KCSO officer Jill Breeden an unknown suspect stole a leaf blower from his open garage.

• July 17: KCSO officer Timothy Sellers responded to Kohl’s department store on report of a shoplifter. Complainant stated he observed the suspect take a bottle of “Unforgivable Women” perfume, worth $42.50, and leave the store without paying for it. Officer looked through the suspect’s purse and found a small bag containing what appears to be .08 grams of marijuana. Suspect was misdemeanor cited for shoplifting and for simple possession and was arrested.

• July 17: KCSO officer Timothy Sellers was dispatched to Kohl’s department store on report of a shoplifter. Complainant stated he observed a suspect take various clothing items, worth $100, and leave the store without paying for them. Suspect was misdemeanor cited for shoplifting.

• July 17: KCSO officer Timothy Sellers responded to Kohl’s department store on report of a shoplifter. Complainant stated he observed the suspect take various clothing items, worth $116, and leave the store without paying for them. Suspect was misdemeanor cited for shoplifting.

• July 18: A County Road woman advised KCSO officer P.J. Lambert an unknown suspect “egged” her vehicle. Vehicle paint was damaged in the spots where eggs hit.

• July 18: A Taylor’s Landing Lane man advised KCSO officer Julie Duncan he hired Complete Cleaning Company to clean his carpet, and while the suspect was in the home, he stole a $500 ruby ring. Suspect also damaged a garden hose windup reel with his equipment as he was leaving.

• July 19: A Woodland Trace Drive woman advised KCSO officer Bethany Hughes an unknown suspect placed three smoke bombs on her front porch and ignited her floor mat July 4. July 19, an unknown suspect threw eggs at the second story of her residence. Victim believes suspect might be a neighborhood teen who has harassed her family in the past.

• July 21: A Simmons Road woman advised KCSO officer Angie Quinn an unknown suspect stole her keys and a cell phone from a locker at The Rush Fitness Center off Kingston Pike.

• July 22: KCSO officer James Page responded to Kohl’s department store on report of a shoplifter. Complainant stated he observed the suspect pick up a pair of sunglasses and a necklace, remove the tags, and wear them out of the store. Merchandise was worth $50. Suspect was misdemeanor cited for shoplifting.

 

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