KCSO police reports

• At 12:22 p.m., Monday, May 4, a Knox County Sheriff’s Office unit took a report of burglary, via public service, at a Baytree Court residence. Victim, said he was last at the residence on Wednesday, April 29, before returning May 4, when he noticed the back patio door to his attached garage was open, but did not appear forced open. Upon looking around he noticed his chainsaw was missing from the garage (value listed at $200). Victim also noticed six cans of two-stroke chainsaw oil also missing (value listed at $12). Victim said he had multiple people in and out of the home recently due to the process of selling the home. There were no known suspects listed in the report.

• At 12:59 p.m. May 4, a complainant called KCSO to report a theft at Tennova Healthcare Turkey Creek Medical Center, 10820 Parkside Dr. Complainant advised she was a patient, and after being discharged had left her ring, a class ring from 2001, in her room. She called the hospital and they told her the cleaning lady already cleaned that room. She spoke with a supervisor of cleaning and they advised her it has not been seen. Total value of loss was listed at $450.

• At 7:30 p.m., Saturday, May 2, KCSO officer(s) conducted a traffic stop at Kingston Pike and Brooklawn Street on a 2009 Mini Cooper bearing Florida registration due to prior knowledge of the driver not having a valid drivers license. Officers approached the driver side of vehicle and requested the driver/arrestee exit the vehicle. Suspect would not comply with the command to exit the vehicle, at which time one officer opened the door and began to remove suspect from the vehicle. Suspect jerked away and began reaching into the passenger side seat, at which time the other officer took hold of suspect’s right wrist while the other officer took hold of suspect’s left wrist. Suspect then braced his legs against the floor and refused the commands to exit the vehicle, at which time officers physically removed suspect from the vehicle. Suspect was described as being “combative,” refusing to place his hands behind his back, at which time officers took suspect to the ground and handcuffed him. Reporting officer said he noticed the smell of what appeared to be marijuana at the open driver’s side door, which was based on “my knowledge and experience.” Upon search of the vehicle, reporting officer said he discovered a plastic bag containing a green leafy substance believed to be marijuana (8.2 grams) in the passenger floorboard. He also reported discovering a small glass container with a green lid in the console, which contained a white powder substance consistent “with my training and knowledge to be cocaine (2.55 grams).” A small blue bag was also found in console containing a green leafy substance believed to be marijuana (.57 grams. Suspect had $826 in cash on his person, which was placed with his personal property when he was transported to Roger D. Wilson Detention Facility. The vehicle was towed from the scene.

• At 7:32 p.m., May 2, a complainant contacted KCSO Teleserve Unit to report theft of merchandise from the Weigel’s, 12001 Kingston Pike. Complainant advised the suspect approached her and placed items on the counter to purchase as a customer. She then advised she told the suspect he would have to wait in line, but the suspect then took the items from the counter and left the store without paying for them. Complainant said she believed the suspect to be under the influence of an unknown substance. Complainant was not able to provide a clear time frame nor a list of items stolen. She was advised to call back with a time frame and list of items after checking video footage, which she did not have access to at the time the report was made.

• At 1:48 p.m., May 2, a complainant called KCSO Teleserve Unit to report vandalism from a Black Powder Drive residence. Complainant advised an unknown suspect damaged his 2014 Ford Mustang between 10:30 p.m., Friday, May 1, and 1 p.m., May 2. Complainant said the vehicle appeared to have been keyed all over.