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• July 14: A representative of Great Clips off Brooklawn Street reported to Knox County Sheriff’s Office the business had taken in a counterfeit $20 bill. The bill was turned in to Knox County Property Division.

• July 13: A worker at Mr. ZIP off Kingston Pike reported to police that two white male suspects took two 12-packs of beer without paying for it. The suspects left the scene in a blue Toyota.

• July 12: A Brochardt Boulevard man reported to police that persons unknown stole a large box of hand tools from the bed of his truck while it was parked at the residence. The collection of tools was valued at about $1,200.

• July 11: A representative of Developer Diversified Realtors off Prosperity Drive reported to police an unknown suspect came onto the victim’s property and ripped up a bush from the landscaping, did “donuts” in the parking lot causing the new paint to be ruined and threw various litter on the lot. Damage was assessed at about $500.

• July 10: Police responded to a business alarm at around 4 a.m. at VG’s Bakery off Kingston Pike in Farragut. Upon arrival, officers noted evidence of forced entry through the business’s back door. Further investigation revealed the suspect attempted to disable the alarm and then broke into the office. The suspect stole the cash drawer an estimated $1,000 in cash. The total loss for the business, including cash and damages, was about $3,150.

• July 9: A Royal Birkdale Road woman reported to police Fox Den subdivision had been vandalized. The complainant stated the suspect spray painted the back of her privacy fence, the fire hydrant, along with some of the roads and sidewalks in the neighborhood.

• July 9: An Oran Road woman reported to police the attempted theft of her 1999 Ford Windstar van. The complainant stated the suspect broke the steering column and left wires dangling from the steering post. Loss was estimated at about $1,200.

• July 8: A Fox Landing resident complained to police of damage to his vehicle allegedly caused by debris falling off a semi-truck as he was merging onto the exit ramp at Watt Road off westbound I-40/75. The complainant stated a piece of metal fell off the vehicle in front of him, striking his vehicle and doing damage to the driver’s side front fender and door. The semi did not stop. Damage was estimated at $15,000.

• July 8: A representative of BB&T bank in Farragut reported to police a man cashed a check using his driver’s license as identification in the amount of $3,320.17. It was later discovered the check had originally been written to another party in the amount of $372.43. The check had been stolen and altered. The money was refunded to the business and BB&T suffered a $3,320.17 loss.

• July 8: Police were advised by a representative of Kroger Marketplace off Brooklawn Street in Farragut of a West Tennessee Avenue suspect who has been passing checks on closed accounts at several Kroger stores in Knox County. The woman so far has passed 10 checks in the amount of $2,450.


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