• At 1:05 a.m., Monday, Feb. 1, Knox County Sheriff’s Office units responded to an Amanda Circle residence on report of a burglary. Victim said at around 1:30 a.m., Sunday, Jan. 31, suspects entered the residence, and after they left he noticed several items were missing. That included a Samsung smartphone with a value listed at $2,000; $900 in cash; Lowa shoes with a value listed at $300 and a Harley-Davidson knife with a value listed at $200. Total value of loss was listed at $3,750. Victim said the suspects are acquaintances of his and came into the residence under the guise of socialization. Victim said he did not notice anything else missing, but he would call back if he found any other items missing.
• At 8:10 p.m., Jan. 31, officers responded to an attempted suicide at a Broadwood Road address. Officers spoke with complainant, who said she had found her friend, the victim, appearing to be passed out in her vehicle in the driveway of her home. Victim admitted to having taken five Zoloft pills in an attempt to harm herself. Victim was transported via AMR to Parkwest Medical Center.
• At 4:43 a.m., Jan. 31, officers responded to 10820 Parkside Dr. (Tennova Turkey Creek Medical Center) on a report of a female with a gunshot wound. Victim said she was at a party somewhere along Kingston Pike, where she admitted to drinking heavy amounts of Crown Royal and taking several Xanax. She said she was looking at a handgun, which she could not describe beyond being a black semi-automatic, when she tried to put it in her back pocket. She said the gun went off, striking her in the back of her left thigh. Officers observed what appeared to be an entrance and exit wound. She stated that someone drove her to a gas station and dropped her off, where she called another person to transport her to the hospital. Victim alleges she does not know whose house she was at, nor whose firearm was used, nor specifically where along Kingston Pike she was located. Major Crimes detective was notified via telephone.
• At 8:38 p.m., Saturday, Jan. 30, two officers responded to Comfort Suites, 811 N. Campbell Station Road. Officers came into contact with a male who was identified as suspect/eventual arrestee. Records confirmed suspect had an outstanding arrest warrant out of Knox County. Suspect was taken into custody without further incident.
• At 9:48 p.m., Jan. 30, an officer responded to 811 N. Campbell Station Road (Comfort Suites) in reference to an overdose. Officer made contact with complainant, who directed officer to a room and advised she saw a female passed out in the room with her head against the wall. Officer made contact with the victim, who was standing up when officer entered the room but was very unsteady on her feet, needing the officer’s assistance to help her get to the couch. Victim said she had only consumed alcohol, but officers observed several used needles laying on the nightstand. AMR arrived on scene and transported victim to Tennova Turkey Creek Medical Center.
• At 12:07 p.m., Jan. 21, a complainant called KCSO West Precinct to report a theft at a Sunview Circle address. She advised when she received her end-of-year giving summary from Christ Covenant Presbyterian Church Wednesday, Jan. 20, she noticed two checks she had written to the church were not listed. A representative of the church told her they had no record of the checks. She went to the bank, TVA Credit Union, and discovered the checks had been cashed. However, when she received the electronic version of the checks, she saw where neither had been endorsed or stamped on the back. One check was written on Sept. 14, 2020, for $1,000, and the other Oct. 19, 2020, for $1,000. TVA Credit Union had her fill out an unauthorized transaction form, and said they would start their investigation once she filed a report with KCSO.
• At 11:37 a.m., Thursday, Jan. 21, the victim called East Precinct to file a report regarding a vehicle burglary, which occurred at Buddy Gregg Motor Homes, 11730 Snyder Road. According to the victim, between Oct. 27 and Jan. 18, person(s) unknown stole her Garmin GPS out of her motor home. Victim said she brought the motor home in for repairs at the end of October. She said the Navigation System is going to have to be replaced and the part was having to be made. The victim advised they are still waiting on the part to arrive. According to the victim there were no signs of forced entry into the motor home. The victim is going to Best Buy, where she purchased the Garmin, to see if they have a record of the serial number. If locating the serial number she will call back. Value of loss was listed at $300.
• At 4:44 p.m., Monday, Jan. 18, a complainant called KCSO Teleserve Unit to report a burglary to a storage unit along Snyder Drive. He advised an unknown suspect forced entry into the storage unit and took property without permission. He advised the storage unit’s lock was gone upon entry. Among the items stolen was a Samsung TV ($550 listed value) and a snowboard ($500 listed value). Total value of loss was listed at $1,615.