police reports

• At 11:29 a.m., Tuesday, April 24, a complainant called Knox County Sheriff’s Office West Precinct to report an incident at Best Buy, 11491 Parkside Drive. He advised a suspect came into the store at 11:09 a.m. and took the listed items. Suspect then exited the store at 11:19 a.m. without paying and stole a multimedia radio player with a listed cost of $699.99. Complainant advised he has video footage of the incident.

• At 8:51 a.m., Monday, April 23, a Briar Gate Lane victim called KCSO North Precinct to report an apparent theft. Victim said the Post Office delivered a package at 1:41 p.m., Friday, April 20, leaving it near the home’s garage. She said when her mother got there at approximately 4 p.m., there was no package outside.

• At 4:14 p.m., Saturday, April 21, KCSO units were dispatched to a shoplifting at Kohl’s, 11530 Kingston Pike. Officers made contact with complainant, who stated he witnessed suspect/arrestee conceal multiple items of clothing, with a sales price of $151, into her purse and exit the store, going past the point of sale. Contact was made with the suspect, who said she drove to Kohl’s and attempted to steal the items. A records check revealed the suspect to be driving on a suspended license. His vehicle was towed to Cedar Bluff Towing.

• At 10:07 p.m., Friday, April 20, KCSO units responded to a shoplifter at Kohl’s department store, 11513 Kingston Pike. Complainant said arrestee was seen concealing two small perfume bottles in her pants pocket, with a price of $14. Arrestee then went to the register, purchased a pair of hosiery and then proceeded to leave without paying for the concealed items in her pants pocket. Officers responded and the arrestee was placed in custody for shoplifting. Items were returned to Kohl’s. During the pat down, officers found a small baggie of white powdery substance, which appeared to be cocaine in her front left pants pocket. Arrestee said it was cocaine and she also had a straw in her other pocket and empty baggies in her wallet. Arrestee was transported to Roger D. Wilson Facility.

• At 3:49 p.m., April 20, a Chatsworth Court complainant called KCSO West Precinct to report an unknown suspect who contacted the victim — complainant’s wife — through an ad, claiming her computer was compromised and needed repair. Suspect said the computer had a virus and hackers were gaining their information. The ad made it appear it was from Microsoft. Suspect advised victim it could be fixed for $599. He advised his wife thought it was a legitimate problem and paid the person. Complainant soon figured out nothing was wrong with their computer and it was a scam. He contacted Microsoft and Federal Trade Commission.

• At 7:04 a.m., April 20, a Lost Tree Lane complainant called KCSO Teleserve Unit to report an incident. At the scene, two complainants advised between 10 p.m., Thursday, April 19, and 6:30 a.m. Friday, both of their vehicles — a 2013 Ford F-150 pick-up truck and 2014 Jeep Cherokee — had been broken into and a monitor stolen out of the F-150, with an estimated value listed at $300. Both vehicles were locked prior to the break-in, and both passenger windows were shattered to gain entrance. Estimated value of damage was listed at $1,600.

• At 2:42 a.m., April 20, KCSO units responded to 10551 Kingston Pike, M & M Jewelry, on report of a business burglary. Caller said he observed an unknown black male wearing a gray hooded sweatshirt and blue jeans exit through the broken front door at the business and flee west toward Lovell Road. Upon arrival, an officer observed broken glass from the door, and several showcases inside the business, which had been broken. Estimated value of damage was listed at $1,000. The owner said it appeared nothing had been taken.