• At 10:22 p.m., Saturday, Jan. 8, a Knox County Sheriff’s Office unit observed an alleged violator’s vehicle, black in color, traveling on Lovell Road near Parkside Drive. His vehicle changed two lanes without using the vehicle turn signal, then pulled into the McDonalds parking lot.
Officer initiated a traffic stop and made contact with the alleged violator, who provided necessary documents. A check trough LEIDS confirms alleged violator’s driver license “is suspended for multiple violations, including failure to pay child-support and failure to provide insurance. He was issued a misdemeanor citation and released,” the KCSO report stated.
• At 1:10 p.m., Jan. 8, an officer responded to the intersection of Highstone Lane and Wardley Drive on reports of a hit-and-run vehicular accident. Officer came into contact with the victim/vehicle owner, who said he was driving his 2014 Ford Fusion near the intersection of N. Campbell Station Road and Kingston Pike “when an older lady started coming into oncoming traffic, striking him in the rear bumper on the passenger side,” a KCSO report stated, adding the suspect “did not stop to swap information.”
Victim then left the scene of the accident and drove to the above intersection to speak with officers.” Estimated value of damage was listed at $300.
• On Jan. 8, officers were dispatched to an Outlet Drive address in reference to a simple assault. Upon making contact with alleged victim and suspect, the officer reported the suspect “was being very loud and disorderly while detained, causing people to stop and stare, which interrupted them from conducting their normal business.” The suspect “appeared very intoxicated, having glassy eyes, slurred speech and could not walk under his own power,” the report added. Alleged victim said he told suspect to leave. However, “he refused and swung at” the suspect, the report stated. Alleged victim said he placed suspect on the ground and held him until officers arrived. A witness verified what the alleged victim said.