Police Report

• At 8:50 a.m., Wednesday, Feb. 27, an Echo Hill Road complainant called Knox County Sheriff’s Office North Precinct to report an incident at Clarion Inn & Suites, 11341 Campbell Lakes Drive. According to the complainant between 12:20 and 7:45 a.m. Feb. 27, person(s) unknown broke out the front and rear passenger side windows of a 2019 Jeep Latitude to gain entry (no value of loss listed). Complainant said she had rented the vehicle from Enterprise Rent a Car, adding a laptop computer (value listed at $2,000) and flash drives (value listed at $1,200) were stolen. Complainant said her family was in the process of moving from Knoxville to Michigan, and she’s not sure at the time of this report exactly what is missing. According to the complainant the family also had rented a U-Haul trailer, which was attached to the Jeep. She said the suspect(s) cut the lock on the trailer to gain entry (value of loss listed at $20).

At the time of this report, complainant had not determined what may have been taken from the trailer. Complainant requested fingerprints be taken and was transferred to communications. She is to call back when she determines what all was taken.

• At 7:53 p.m., Monday, Feb. 25, a Page Lane complainant called KCSO Teleserve Unit to report a theft from inside his 2015 Toyota 4-Runner at Interstate Battery Systems, 10820 Parkside Drive. Complainant advised around 10:15 a.m., Feb. 25, he dropped off the 4-Runner at the valet parking at Tennova West hospital. When he left for the day around 5:20 p.m. he noticed a pair of prescription sunglasses (value listed at $200) and $400 in cash were no longer in the vehicle. Complainant said the vehicle is registered to the property owner, who is his girlfriend’s father, but he and his girlfriend drive the vehicle regularly.

• At 2:03 p.m., Feb. 25, a Foxford Drive complainant called KCSO Teleserve Unit to report a theft of account information from her residence. Complainant advised around 1 p.m., Friday, Feb. 22, she received her Regions bank statement in the mail. After looking over the statement she noticed a charge from Progressive Auto Insurance for $1,451.68 and then on Wednesday, Feb. 13, a return from Progressive for $2,389. Complainant said she contacted Progressive to ask about the account, but they said since her information was not on the account they could not give her any information.

• At 10:51 p.m., Feb. 25, a Brighton Court complainant called KCSO Teleserve Unit to report a theft his residence. Complainant advised he was a patient in the hospital on or around Oct. 17, 2018 and had entrusted his friend, the suspect, with his debit card to purchase groceries to have when complainant returned to his residence after being discharged from the hospital. Complainant advised it was about a month later, on or around Nov. 17, when he was researching his online statement from his debit card, he noticed an unauthorized online purchase from a Gas Lamp Insurance E-Contract, located in California, for $225.31. Complainant provided the phone number listed on the statement and a zip code of 92010. Complainant advised he believes the listed suspect purchased insurance with this card while he was a hospital patient. Complainant said the company that provides his debit cards advised him to file a police report for his money to be replaced. Complainant advised he delayed filing a report due to him fearing it would be a hassle to report this incident.

• At 4:41 p.m., Feb. 25, a Lindenhall Circle complainant called KCSO Teleserve Unit to report a stolen trailer from his residence. Complainant advised the trailer, an 18-foot 2016 Hustler UT-1884-15, was last seen at 11:30 p.m., Saturday, Feb. 23, before he went to bed. Its value was listed at $2,000. Around 2 p.m., Feb. 25, it was noticed the trailer was no longer in his lower driveway. Complainant said the trailer did have a lock on the hitch, and belongs to his place of employment.

• On Wednesday, Feb. 20, a Parkside Drive complainant said an identified suspect entered Marshall’s, 11455 Parkside Drive, at 3:35 p.m., Monday, Feb. 18. Complainant said the suspect selected two pairs of Michael Kors shoes and went to the check out where she completed a fraudulent return and received a gift card. Suspect exited the store with the gift card depriving the business of $109.23. Suspect was identified by the complainant as committing a similar crime Saturday, Feb. 9, and Monday, Feb. 11.

• At 9:24 a.m., Tuesday, Feb. 19 a.m., a complainant contacted the Knox County Sheriff’s Office Teleserve Unit to report an incident at a Snyder Road address. Complainant advised she last saw the license plate on her 2001 Ford F-150 pick-up 5:30 p.m., Monday, Feb. 18, and noticed it missing at 7 a.m., Tuesday, Feb. 19. Complainant advised her co-worker went to the store, and when he returned the license plate was gone. Value of loss was listed at $65.

• At 2:45 p.m., Monday, Feb. 18, a Lanesborough Way complainant called KCSO to report an incident initiated at her residence. Complainant advised she was contacted around noon, Feb. 18, by a man claiming to be with Microsoft. Complainant said the man told her the warranty on her computer was ready to expire and she could update it for a year for $499. Complainant reported she was advised she had to get Google Play cards and send the codes to the suspect. Complainant said she sent the suspect $500 on the cards, but was contacted and told it was wrong, and to go out and get another card worth $499 and the suspect would return the rest. Complainant said after going out and doing what was asked she was suspicious and called Microsoft, who informed her it was a scam.

• On Saturday, Feb. 16, officers were dispatched to a Concord Road address on an alarm. Upon arrival, officers met the property owner (complainant/victim), at the end of the driveway. Victim’s family owns the property and the abandoned residence. Victim went with officers and walked around the residence. Victim told officers that he had been at the property late in the morning boarding up a window that had been broken Friday night, Feb. 15. Value of loss was listed at $100. Victim said the house is abandoned and that homeless people have been breaking in to sleep. Officers searched the building and no one was found. Victim could not tell officers if anything was missing, adding he would have to speak to his wife.

• At 2:10 p.m., Wednesday, Feb. 13, a Covered Bridge Boulevard complainant called KCSO West Precinct to report an incident at Colloredo and Associates, 12748 Kingston Pike. She advised an unknown suspect was able to obtain three of the business/victim’s checks and forged them for different amounts. She advised the total amount was $12,834.26. She advised one check had her signature forged on it, but all of the check numbers were way out of sequence. It was unknown at the time of this report where the checks were cashed. One was mobile deposit, so victim will not be able to trace its location. She advised it appears they were cashed on First Tennessee and Regions accounts. She has copies of the checks for the detective who gets assigned to the case.

• At 7:19 p.m., Feb. 13, a complainant called KCSO Teleserve Unit to report an incident at Marshall’s, 11455 Parkside Drive. She advised on Saturday, Feb. 9, and Monday, Feb. 11, two female suspects were seen taking merchandise from the store and going to the returns desk for fraudulent returns, as the items hadn’t been purchased by them. She said the suspects received Marshalls store credit in the amount of $283.44. She also said the named suspect information was received from Walmart.