police reports

• On Oct. 9 at around 10:20 a.m., Knox County Sheriff’s Office responded to Rocky Tops Granite and Marble, 12660 Palestine Lane, for an alarm. Upon arrival, KCSO discovered that the front door had been pried open. Another KCSO officer then responded and together checked the business. Upon the owner arriving, he stated that the drawers in the office had been opened but nothing appeared to be missing at this time. The doorframe had been damaged during the incident. Upon our arrival we observed that a possible suspect vehicle, a green 1992 Lexus with Tennessee license plate, had been left abandoned in the roadway by the Petro truck stop, 722 N. Watt Road, just down the road from the victim on Palestine Lane. Employees at the truck stop had seen the suspect, an unknown white male, and another unknown suspect, an unknown white female, driving around the truck stop and Palestine Lane in a suspicious manner. The vehicle then broke down on Palestine Lane. The male suspect was seen walking east on Palestine Lane toward the victim business. Shortly after the alarm was called in, the suspect and the unknown female were seen walking from the area. A general assignment detective was notified of the incident. The suspect vehicle was inventoried and towed to Cedar Bluff Towing with a hold put on it. Two backpacks that were found in the vehicle were inventoried, taken and turned in to the detective.

• On Oct. 10 at around 5:31 p.m., a JCPenney, 11534 Parkside Drive, Farragut, complainant advised at 7:05 p.m. the suspects, a 37-to-39-year-old white male and a 27-to-34-year-old white female, took three men’s shirts from the store without paying. The complainant stated the suspects put the items in a blue bag along with other items she could not make out. The complainant stated the suspects left in a blue Chevrolet Cavalier. The complainant advised there is video surveillance. Estimated loss is $135.

• On Monday, Oct. 10, 2016, at around 6:44 p.m., KCSO officers responded to Kohl’s department store, 11530 Kingston Pike, Farragut, for a shoplifting in progress. The complainant stated that the defendant, a 32-year-old white female, concealed sweatpants, cologne and a fashion watch in her purse. The defendant then passed all points of sale with the concealed merchandise without making an attempt to pay for the concealed items. The defendant was taken into custody for misdemeanor shoplifting. The male defendant, a 31-year-old white male, was with the female defendant when she concealed the items in her purse. During a records check of the male it was discovered that he had a Violation of Probation Warrant out of Knox County and a Failure to Appear Warrant out of Loudon County. The male was taken into custody for his outstanding warrants. This occurred in Farragut. Estimated loss is $123.99.

• On Oct. 14 at around 10:03 a.m., a Sonja Drive complainant stated that between Aug. 27 and Oct. 14 an unknown suspect hacked his account with Verizon and added another phone line to his bill. He advised the start date was Aug. 27, 2016, and the end date was Aug. 27, 2018. He made contact with Verizon and they advised he needed to make a report. They advised the line would be cut off and taken off his account. He advised he was charged $40 a month for August, September and October. He looked at the usage for the phone and no usage was showing. He stated the phone added was an HTC Desire 530 color blue lagoon.

• On Friday, Oct. 14, 2016, at around 7:29 p.m., KCSO responded to a Virtue Road address in regards to a burglary. Upon arrival, victim stated that between 6 p.m., Oct. 10, and 11 a.m., Oct. 14, an unknown suspect entered the 1987 Coachmen Chevy camper he resides in on the property through the roof. Victim further stated that a Dell computer monitor and a female victim’s clothing had been removed from the property. Both victims believe the suspect is a male whom they both know. X-Ray 11 responded and processed the scene. This happened in Farragut. Estimated loss is $3,250.

• On Monday, Oct. 17, 2016, at around 3:52 a.m., KCSO responded to Marathon gas station, 10855 Kingston Pike, Farragut, concerning a burglary to a business. Upon arrival, officers found the front glass door was broken and several tobacco products appeared to have been taken. The owner responded and stated he did not know how to work his camera system to play back the incident. Estimated loss is $4,100.