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• Dec. 21: Knox County Sheriff’s Office was advised by a Hickory Creek Road man of a scam by a Buttermilk Road man involving a rented trailer. The victim stated he met the suspect through an ad on Craig’s List. Victim answered suspect’s ad offering a trailer for rent. The suspect showed victim the trailer and took a $600 deposit for the rental. The suspect is not the owner of the trailer. The owner was located and advised the suspect does have the authority or permission to rent the property. See related story page 7A.

• Dec. 20: KCSO arrested a Patricia Holt Boulevard man on felony theft charges stemming from a complaint by Kohl’s department store in Farragut. The witness stated he observed the arrestee place items in a cart and leave the store with them. The arrestee had taken more than $700 in merchandise from the store. A citation was not issued because the offense was a felony. Arrestee is employed.

• Dec. 20: Police were advised by a Blackwood Drive man of the theft of items from his landscaping truck while it was parked at a Cripple Mule Point address. Complainant stated the items were locked to the truck and the suspect took the locks and items. Loss is about $800.

• Dec. 19: A Bancroft Lane woman advised police an unknown suspect gained entry into two vehicles at the address and took various items. Complainant advises vehicles were in an open garage and unlocked. Missing were a wallet, cash, drivers license and credit cards, all valued at about $75.

• Dec. 16: Police were dispatched to Gander Mountain off Parkside Drive in Farragut in response to a theft and disturbance. Complainant advised the suspect, a McCaslin Avenue woman, had taken some merchandise, caused a disturbance in the store by yelling at employees and then exited without making any attempt to pay for the merchandise. Gander staff stopped the suspect as she was getting into her vehicle. Suspect was the passenger. A second suspect, a Monroe Street man, was in the driver seat attempting to back out of the parking space. Police state the female suspect admitted to taking the merchandise, valued at about $50, and hiding it in her boots. Police observed male suspect as appearing to being very nervous and jittery, unable to stand or sit still. Police note female suspect unreasonably annoys people in the vicinity and is an endangerment to herself and others. Female suspect admits to police to taking some Xanax pills. Further check of records indicates male suspect was operating a motor vehicle in a public parking lot while license is revoked due to nonpayment of citations. Both suspects were arrested and suspect vehicle was towed. Male suspect also is on probation and self-employed. Female is unemployed.

• Dec. 17: Police were dispatched to a Dundee Road address in response to a disturbance. Upon arrival police were told by complainant that the suspect, a Wheeler Road woman, had taken his PlayStation 3 system. Complainant stated the suspect had called him earlier and asked to borrow a cord for the system in order to pawn another system. Complainant advised the suspect that she could not borrow the cord. Complainant later went to check on his system and found it missing. Suspect was at the address when officers arrived. Suspect advised police she was at the residence because complainant had given her permission to borrow some DVDs. Another suspect, a Wheeler Road man, was sitting behind the wheel of a vehicle that had transported the female suspect to the residence and was parked in the wrong direction on Dundee Road. A NCIC check revealed the male suspect had no driver license. The vehicle was inventoried and towed. Upon inventory, a PlayStation 3 system fitting the description of the complainant’s was found in the truck. The male suspect was arrested for burglary of a residence and driving with no driver license; the female was arrested for burglary of a residence. Both arrestees are unemployed.

• Dec. 18: Police arrested a Browder Hollow Road man for attempting to take about $200 in children’s clothing from Kohl’s department store in Farragut. Suspect is unemployed.


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