KCSO police reports

• At 1:37 a.m., Sunday, Feb. 23, a KCSO unit responded to Turkey Creek Medical Center, 10820 Parkside Drive, on a disturbance. Hospital staff called 911 because the eventual arrestee forced entry into a closed portion of the hospital. The eventual arrestee then pulled the hospital’s fire alarm once inside the building. Arrestee said his girlfriend was having a seizure and he thought he was at the emergency room entrance. Arrestee said he knocked on the door, but no one would come to help his girlfriend, so he forced entry into the hospital. Arrestee also said he pulled the fire alarm in an attempt to get someone’s attention. Damage to the door was estimated at $3,000 according to the hospital’s engineer. Arrestee was taken into custody without further incident.

• At 11 a.m., Feb. 23, a complainant called KCSO Teleserve Unit to report identity theft from a Witherspoon Lane residence. Complainant said an account with Chase Bank was opened in May 2019 and charged $2,496. Complainant stated he received a letter from the bank stating the account needed to be paid by Feb. 22. Complainant advised he does not have an account with Chase Bank.

• At 12:56 p.m., Tuesday, Feb. 18, a complainant called Knox County Sheriff’s Office West Precinct to report a shoplifting at JCPenney, 11543 Parkside Drive. He advised the suspect concealed Nike shoes and clothes in her floral backpack and then left the store on foot without paying for the items. Total value of loss was listed at $405.

• At 11:31 a.m., Feb. 18, a witness called to report a theft at Kroger, 189 Brooklawn St. The defendant was observed entering the grocery store and proceeding directly to the Men’s Clothing department, where he selected two boxes of athletic shoes valued at $140, then exited the store past all points of sale. The defendant was confronted by Customer Service officials, where he dropped the stolen items and left in a blue General Motors Pontiac. The complainant identified the defendant, while video surveillance helped identify the defendant.

• At 12:31 p.m., Saturday, Feb. 15, a KCSO detective responded to a theft at Walgreen’s, 10701 Kingston Pike. Suspect walked into the store and reached over the counter and unplugged the cash drawer, grabbed it and exited the store. The cash drawer was valued at roughly $400, with an undetermined amount of U.S. currency inside.