KCSO reports

• At 8:25 a.m., Saturday, Aug. 14, two Knox County Sheriff Office units responded to a theft at Quality Inn & Suites, 11717 Campbell Lakes Drive. Victim, the owner, showed officers a video of the front office recorded at 4:24 a.m. of the suspect climbing over the counter and taking a purse from behind the desk at the check-in area of the business. Among the items taken was an estimated $200 worth of cosmetics. The suspect is then shown going into Room 208. “At 4:28 a.m., the suspect is shown retuning to the front desk and climbing back over the desk, this time taking a laptop computer from behind the desk that belonged to the business (value of loss listed at $300),” the report stated. A witness said the suspect was his cousin, adding the suspect came to his room with the stolen property, and witness said he told the suspect to get out of his room. Suspect was not on scene. “We received another call from the complainant stating the suspect had returned to Room 208,” the report stated. “We made contact with the witness again, (who said) the suspect brought the computer back and left it there.”

• At 12:46 p.m., Wednesday, Aug. 11, two officers responded to a disturbance at a Banbury Road residence. Victim said his employee (suspect) “assaulted him by hitting him with a 2x4 board because he owed him money,” the report stated. “The victim (said) he believes that the suspect stole $3,000 worth of tools and equipment from him because the suspect was the only person who had access to where the tools were stored. However, the report listed the total value of loss at $2,230.

• At 10:42 a.m., Tuesday, Aug. 10, an officer was dispatched to 11748 Snyder Road (Super 8 hotel) “concerning a male ‘shaving’ in his vehicle, in the parking lot, that was not a guest,” the report stated. Suspect, driving a 2006 Mecedez C-24, “was acting very erratic while sitting in his vehicle and reaching under the seat. I could see, in plain view, multiple burnt spoons with drug residue on them and several capped and uncapped syringes.” Suspect was taken into custody. Officers located, under the driver’s seat, “a knotted corner bag containing 3.73 grams of a pinkish-brown powder substance believed to be heroin,” the report stated.

• At 11:14 p.m., Monday, Aug. 9, a complainant called KCSO Teleserve Unit to report a theft at a Meadow Pointe Lane address. He advised between Tuesday, July 27, and Saturday, July 31, the suspect, his current roommate, took various items without permission. Total value of loss was listed at $3,050, which included $2,500 in Magic trading cards. Victim said he believes his roommate is the suspect because he has been the only other person to have access to the property. Victim advised that on July 31 “he confronted the suspect and (said) to him he would call the police if he did not return the listed property. He (said) after this confrontation happened his phone reappeared in the living room of the residence, but the other listed property did not,” the report stated. He said the reason he waited to file a report was because he thought he could resolve it without law enforcement assistance.