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• Dec. 17: Knox County Sheriff’s Office deputies were dispatched to Kohl’s department store in Farragut in response to a shoplifting complaint lodged by the store’s loss prevention department. The complainant told officers that a West Vanderbilt Drive woman had attempted to conceal $100 in jewelry and leave the store. Officers advised the complainant of the proper procedure to take out a warrant on the suspect.

• Dec. 17: A Grimes Road resident was issued a misdemeanor citation for attempting to wear a $60 pair of tennis shoes out of Farragut Kohl’s department store.

• Dec. 17: Knox County police were dispatched to the Farragut Kohl’s department store to issue a misdemeanor citation to a Grimes Road woman who was detained by loss prevention personnel attempting to conceal eight pairs of earrings valued at about $300.

• Dec. 17: A Briar Creek Drive resident advised KCSO that he had received an e-mail from Discover credit card personnel that his card had exceeded its credit limit and had its number stolen. Charges on the card had been made at various locations and totaled $9,000.

• Dec. 20: KCSO was advised by a Best Buy employee at its 11149 Parkside Drive location that a suspect came into the store, picked up an Xbox unit and left without paying for it.

• Dec. 20: Knox County police were called to the Walgreens at 10701 Kingston Pike in response to a robbery 911 call. Walgreens personnel advised officers an unidentified white female entered the business and produced a note demanding narcotic medications. The suspect insinuated that physical bodily harm would occur if the demands were not met. The demands were met and the suspect left the premises.

• Dec. 20: KCSO was dispatched to the Farragut Kohl’s department store location to issue a misdemeanor citation to a Carlton Road resident after store loss prevention personnel detained her while attempting to leave the store with unpaid merchandise.

• Dec. 21: KCSO officers answered an alarm emitting from Mr. Zip, 11321 Kingston Pike, at about 3 a.m. Upon arrival, officers found a window smashed with a rock. Officers were joined on the scene by the store manager, who played a security video that showed two suspects with hoodies, masks and gloves break the window and then enter the business. The suspects were seen attempting to break into the secured cash register area to no avail. The suspects then grabbed several cigarette lighters and two 12-packs of beer before exiting through the front door.


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