police reports

• On May 6 at around 2:21 p.m., an Edith Lane complainant advised Knox County Sheriff’s Office that on May 6 at around 2 p.m. an unknown suspect took her cell phone. The complainant advised the phone is in her boyfriend’s, the victim’s, name. The complainant advised she believed a worker at Subway off West End Avenue actually took the phone but was not sure at the time. The complainant was advised to contact Teleserve if more information arises. Estimated loss is $600.

• On May 6 at around 5:38 p.m., a Dixon Road complainant advised KCSO that between 4:38 and 5:38 p.m. his Stihl chainsaw was stolen by an unknown suspect. Complainant advised the item was missing from its case from his barn. It is unknown how the suspect made entry since there is no damage to the barn. Copy sent to LEIDs for NCIC entry. Estimated loss is about $450.

• On May 8, at around 11:14 a.m., KCSO responded to a burglary call at a Fordham Way residence. Upon arrival officer spoke with the victim who advised that she left her residence at 9:30 a.m. and returned at 11 a.m., at which time she found a rear window to be open and most of her jewelry missing. The window appeared to be forced open, object unknown, and still open. Victim stated that she would be compiling a complete list and approximate value of the jewelry, including the necklace and pendant, she advised KCSO at the time of the report. This offense occurred in Farragut. Estimated loss is $600.

• On May 6 at around 2:54 p.m., KCSO officers responded to Kohl’s department store at 11530 Kingston Pike in Farragut to a reported theft. Upon arrival KCSO made contact with who observed the suspect, a 29-year-old Hispanic female who selected and concealed a Mudd necklace valued at $20 in her left pocket. Suspect bypassed all points of sale failing to pay for the necklace and she exited the store. Suspect was detained and brought back into store where items were recovered from suspect. Incident was captured on CCTV surveillance. Suspect could not produce identification and she was transported to Roger D. Wilson Detention Facility. This occurred in Farragut. Estimated loss $20.

• On May 10 at around 7:14 a.m., a Grigsby Chapel Road complainant advised KCSO between 4 and 7:14 a.m., May 10, an unknown suspect threw a Tennessee Waste trash can at her mailbox. Estimated loss is $175.

• On May 9 at around 1:10 p.m., a Sherwin Williams Paints complainant stated that on May 4 at around 4:08 p.m. and again on May 5 at around 1:08 p.m., a suspect, a 25-year-old white male, entered the store and purchased an impact paint sprayer, paint, brushes and other painting supplies. The suspect he worked for Karm Thrift Stores and made purchases on KARM account. The suspect stated his name was Red and was an authorized user on the account. Complainant contacted KARM and suspect was not an authorized user on the account. Total value of merchandise taken was $1,146.43. Complainant took picture of suspect’s vehicle, a black Volvo, listed in report.

• On May 11 at around 5:12 p.m., a DD’s Affordable Auto Sales complainant advised KCSO the listed car, a blue 2004 Acura

LT, was taken by the suspect, a white male of unknown age. Complainant advised the vehicle was listed on Craigslist and met the suspect at Walgreens so he could look at the vehicle before purchasing it. Complainant advised he gave the keys to the suspect so he could check the VIN, along with test driving the vehicle, and after the suspect had not returned after a while he contacted the suspect. Complainant advised the suspect had stated he was at the red light down the street but when an extended period of time had passed he tried contacting the suspect again. Complainant advised the suspect will not answer his phone calls and has not returned with the vehicle. Forensics sent out to collect video surveillance. Owner of the business called in at 7:30 p.m. to add his information to the report and stated the complainant had taken the vehicle to meet the suspect on behalf of the business. Business owner advised that the suspect stated to the complainant that he was a police officer and currently on duty and had to get back to work soon. Owner of the business advised the suspect was a white male with brown eyes and light brown hair styled in a military cut. Owner advised the suspect is around 5-foot-9-inches tall and around 185 pounds wearing black combat boots, black pants, black belt, black polo shirt with Sheriff printed on it, a gray zip-up jacket and also was wearing a firearm on his hip. Estimated loss is about $5,000.