police report

• At 2:24 p.m., Wednesday, Dec. 12, a complainant called Knox County Sheriff’s Office West Precinct to report an incident at Tennessee State Bank, 11470 Parkside Drive. He advised an unknown suspect used his credit card numbers to make three charges. One charge was made for $480 Saturday, Dec. 1, and for $480, Sunday, Dec. 2. He had another charge for $480, but is unsure of that exact location.

• At 2:44 p.m., Monday, Dec. 10, a complainant called KCSO Teleserve Unit to report an incident at Cotton Eyed Joe, 11220 Outlet Drive. Complainant advised an unknown suspect used an unknown object to open the locked door on her 2010 Volvo XC90 to gain access to the inside and steal a purse, watch and wallet among items with a combined value of $990. Complainant said an unknown suspect stole her purse and another victim’s Sydney Pearce items. She advised all of their items had last been seen around 11 p.m., Sunday, Dec. 9. She also said there were no damages.

• At 1:17 p.m., Dec. 10, a complainant contacted KCSO Teleserve Unit to report an incident at Gold’s Gym, 10708 Kingston Pike. Complainant advised he locked his belongings in the lockers at the gym, and when he returned his lock had been tampered with but did not think much about it. He advised the next day he proceeded to use his credit card, but his American Express and Capitol One credit cards were gone. Complainant advised a charge of $2,861.40 had been made on his American Express card at Best Buy, 11491 Parkside Drive.

• At 5:44 a.m., Sunday, Dec. 9, officers responded to a Cambridge Woods Lane residence on report of a residential burglary in progress. Once on scene officers made contact with victim/complainant who said his bedroom was in the basement level of the house. He said he leaves the door going from the backyard into his room unlocked for his girlfriend. Victim also said he was asleep and woke up when he heard the door open. When the door opened completely he saw a unknown male standing in the doorway to his room wearing a ski mask. Victim said when he questioned what the male was doing he turned and fled on foot. Victim said he did not notice anything missing at the time of the report but was instructed to call back at a later date if he noticed anything.

• At 6:57 p.m., Dec. 9, detectives responded to Belk, 11397 Parkside Drive. Witness observed the suspect and arrestee conceal a pink Jessica Simpson purse valued at $148 in another store’s shopping bag and left the store. Arrestee passed all points of sale and when she observed the witness she handed a ring, which (Silver Works) valued at $20 that she had concealed in her pocket earlier, to a clerk. Suspect had taken the bag containing the purse to the car and was waiting for the arrestee. Suspect drove by the officer and yelled out the window, “I don’t know her” and drove away quickly. Estimated value of stolen items was listed at $168.

• At 8:13 p.m., Saturday, Dec. 8, officers responded to Target, 11100 Parkside Drive, on report of a theft. Upon arrival, officers located arrestees attempting to leave the store with merchandise concealed on one of the arrestees. Both arrestees took the merchandise and left the store. Both were taken into custody and transported to Knox County Detention Facility. Estimated value of loss was listed at $34.98.

• Between midnight and 7:59 a.m., Dec. 8, a KCSO cruiser was vandalized at a West Kingsgate Road address. An unknown suspect damaged the driver side window by striking it several times. Knox County Forensics unit arrived and processed the scene. Estimated value of loss was listed at $200.

• At 2:37 p.m., Friday, Dec. 7, officers responded to Belk, 11397 Parkside Drive, on report of a theft. Upon arrival, a store loss prevention officer said he observed one arrestee conceal merchandise and exit the store. Officers located arrestee walking in the parking lot toward a white Ford Fusion occupied by the other arrestee. One arrestee got into the car with the other arrestee when officers made contact with both. Arrestee walking toward the vehicle was found to be in possession of $107 worth of stolen merchandise. Upon search of the vehicle, officers located about 4.5 grams of crystal meth and about .5 grams heroin. Total value of illegal substances was listed at $100. Both arrestees denied ownership of the drugs, which was hidden in the sun roof within reach of both arrestees. Both arrestees were transported to Knox County Detention Facility and the vehicle was towed to Cedar Bluff.

• A complainant called KCSO at 3:29 p.m., Dec. 7, to report an incident at Longhorn SteakHouse, 11644 Parkside Drive. Complainant reported he last saw his license plate Nov. 4. Complainant said around 9 p.m., Nov. 6, he went out for a break and realized his license plate had been stolen along with the bolts. Complainant advised he is unsure of a suspect. Estimated value of loss was listed at $65.