police reports

• On April 28, 2016, at around 4:18 a.m., Knox County Sheriff’s Office deputies responded to the parking lot of McDonald’s restaurant, 11205 Kingston Pike, where the victim, a driver with Paradise Taxi Company, called 911 to report that the defendant, a 53-year-old white male, failed to pay the taxi cab fee. The defendant had the victim drive him from the City County Building, 400 Main Street, to 11205 Kingston Pike. When they arrived, the defendant handed the victim a credit card that was expired. The victim advised him that the card was expired and he did not have any other means of payment. Fifty percent of the $33 fee belongs to the victim and 50 percent belongs to the victim’s employer, Paradise Taxi. The defendant was arrested and charged with Theft of Services and issued misdemeanor citation in lieu of continued custody. This did occur in Farragut. Booking date is May 12.

• On April 28 at around 2:22 p.m., a Kohl’s department store, 11530 Kingston Pike, Farragut, complainant stated to KCSO that between 1:50 and 2:21 p.m. two suspects, a white female and a black female of unknown age, entered the store and took several items into the dressing room. They both emerged from the dressing room with some of the property they took inside. Complainant advised several of the items were placed back on the hangers, some empty hangers were placed back on the shelves, and some items were left at the checkout counter. She advised the listed items are missing and the suspects left the store with them unpaid for. Complainant tried to stop them, but they pulled off in a 1998 white Buick Lesabre with a white male inside. She advised KCSO of the plate number. Complainant contacted Kohl’s off Morrell Road and they advised complainant the suspects are seen on video pulling up in the listed vehicle and giving the stolen property to a white female from another vehicle. The female takes the property and returns it to this Kohl’s location for a gift card. The other vehicle plate information was given to KCSO. She advised this location may not make a report with Knoxville Police Department, but complainant wanted it noted on this one. She advised she will retrieve the property from this Kohl’s and they will void the suspects’ gift card. Estimated loss $148.

• On April 28 at around 4:46 p.m., an Avallon Place complainant told KCSO that she noticed several pieces of gold jewelry, valued at $5,000, had been taken from her residence by an unknown suspect. The listed stolen jewelry had been sitting in a dish on the complainant’s counter. The complainant had allowed her housekeeper inside her residence earlier in the day, but she does not wish to list the housekeeper as a suspect. The complainant advised there were no signs of forced entry to her home.

• On April 29 at around 4:46 p.m., a Brochardt Boulevard complainant told KCSO that between 4 and 4:46 p.m. his ex girlfriend, the suspect, took his dog, a white and black female Huskey, from his home. The complainant advised he and the suspect broke up today and she was retrieving some of her items from his home, before leaving she stated she wanted to say goodbye to the puppy. The complainant allowed the suspect to see the dog, then the suspect took the dog. The complainant was advised to contact Teleserve if more information arises. Estimated loss is $350.