police reports

• On Feb. 2 at approximately 10:43 a.m. a Knox County Sheriff’s Officer responded to Baton East Land Company along Kingston Pike for a burglary and vandalism complaint. Complainant reported he is the contractor for victim. On Jan. 9 at approximately 10 a.m the building was intact and secure. On Feb. 1 at approximately 10 a.m. complainant returned to the building and found that an unknown suspect had removed the lock from the old compactor door to gain entry into the building. Suspect then damaged the interior by spray-painting graffiti and breaking building materials and furniture inside. Estimated value of damage is $5,000. Complainant did not suspect anyone specifically at the time of report.

• Complainant stated between 5 p.m., Jan. 26, and 8 a.m., Jan. 27, person(s) unknown hit one of the windows at All Styles Grooming, along Kingston Pike, with a rock or similar object. Complainant said it knocked a hole in the first pane and shattered it but didn’t go through the second pane. Complainant did not give a damage value assessment for this report.

• A Concord Road victim stated between Jan. 21 and Jan. 28 person(s) unknown stole the license plate off her vehicle. Estimated value is $60. Victim stated she did not know when or where this occurred.

• Complainant advised KCSO between 8 and 8:58 p.m., Jan. 7, her son and she stopped at a gas station along Kingston Pike to get some cigarettes. While they were paying for them the cashier asked them if that was their car, a 2014 Nissan Versa valued at $18,000, which was being driven away. Complainant stated the doors were unlocked and the keys left in the ignition.

• Complainant advised on Dec. 25 between 1 a.m. and noon an unknown suspect entered into her vehicle and took a backpack valued at $20. Complainant stated the vehicle was unlocked during the time of the incident.

• On Dec. 23, 2016 at approximately 8:02 p.m., KCSO responded to 11534 Parkside Dr. (JC Penny) while working the Shoplifting Task Force, in regards to a theft. Upon arrival, victim/complainant stated she witnessed suspect/arrestee conceal merchandise (retail price $100.00) and exit the business. Officers did make contact with suspect in the parking lot. Officers did locate the merchandise along with other merchandise believed to be stolen. Six Somas and two Xanax were located on suspect’s person. Suspect stated she did not have a prescription for the narcotics. Another suspect/arrestee was sitting in the driver seat of the white Chevy HHR while it was running. While speaking with second suspect, it appeared that she was under the influence of a narcotic. Second suspect stated she had taken one Hydrocodone and one Alprazolam. This suspect submitted to battery of field sobriety tasks and failed and was read Tennessee Implied Consent Law, and refused non-mandatory blood draw. Both suspects were taken into custody. The narcotics will be placed in the drug locker at Knox County detention facility.

• On Dec. 22, at approximately 7:34 p.m., KCSO responded to 11455 Parkside Dr. (Marshalls) while working the Shoplifting Task Force, in regards to a theft. Upon arrival, victim/complainant stated he witnessed two female suspects/arrestee, conceal merchandise (retail price $229.98) and exit the business. Officers came in contact with the suspects at their vehicle. Officers did locate the merchandise belonging to Marshalls and other merchandise that was believed to be stolen. Upon inventory of the vehicle officers did locate nine-counterfeit-fraudulent credit card. Mar-shalls did take possession of the merchandise. Both suspects were taken into custody.