KCSO Reports

• At 10:14 a.m., Friday, Nov. 19, Knox County Sheriff’s Office units were dispatched to a Campbell Lakes Drive hotel in reference to found property. Officers arrived and met with front desk staff, including complainant. She advised they had a guest causing a problem the previous day. When they told him they were calling KCSO, he left quickly and left a backpack in the parking lot. It contained three laptops cleared with LEIDS and other miscellaneous small electronics. Backpack was logged into property and placed in the KCJ lockers.

• At 2:57 p.m., Tuesday, Nov. 16, a complainant called KCSO to file a report on a forgery to five of his business checks, which occurred at a Parkside Drive business. He said the bank contacted him Nov. 16 advising they have the suspect and suspect’s vehicle on video surveillance depositing business checks, $2,357.55 worth, into the suspect’s own personal account. They would only give the suspect’s name to a detective or officer. He advised the checks were made out to his business, but the suspect endorsed them to him/her.

• At 10:36 a.m., Monday, Nov. 15, A complainant called KCSO to file a report regarding a theft at a Kingston Pike address.Complainant said between the previous night and 2 a.m., Nov. 15, person(s) unknown stole a $9,000 vehicular hauler from their lot. Complainant advised there were no cameras in the area where it was parked.

• At 2:24 p.m., Saturday, Nov. 13, a KCSO officer serving as a security officer at Dillards, 7600 Kingston Pike in West Town Mall, witnessed eventual arrestee “walking in the handbag section while removing the stuffing out of several handbags, then bent down out of view, then stood up and walked away with a handbag on her arm,” the report stated. “After further investigation, and by viewing security camera, it was found the eventual arrestee had stuffed a brown wallet under the packaging of the handbag prior to walking away from the handbag section in attempt to deprive the business of $172.25 worth of merchandise.” She was issued a misdemeanor citation, a lifetime ban from Dillards and a 1-year ban from the mall.