KCSO reports

• At 6:40 p.m., Sunday, Feb. 13, a complainant called Knox County Sheriff’s Office Teleserve Unit to report a vehicle burglary at a North Fox Den Drive address. Complainant advised an unknown suspect took earrings out of her 2021 KIA Forte without permission sometime between 7 p.m., Friday, Feb. 11, and 4 p.m., Feb. 13. Complainant advised she had multiple people in her house during the time in question, and she does not have any suspect information. She advised her vehicle was either in the driveway or in the garage unlocked, with the windows down. She advised she does not have surveillance of the garage and driveway area. Total value of loss was $500.

• At 1:04 a.m., Saturday, Feb. 12, an officer was dispatched to check the area around Outlet Drive and Snyder Road in regards to a male lying on the side of the road. Upon arrival, officer observed the suspect/eventual arrestee lying in the grass with his head and arms tucked into his shirt and appeared to be sleeping on the side of the road. “As I made contact with (suspect), I observed a strong odor of an alcoholic beverage coming from his person,” the officer’s report stated. “I asked (suspect) if he needed medical attention, which he denied, and stated that he was just cold.”

As suspect stood up, “he was very unsteady on his feet, and I noticed that he had urinated on himself,” the report further stated. Suspect/eventual arrestee said he was walking from the Cotton Eyed Joe and was returning back to the Comfort Inn and Suites along Campbell Station Road. He did not know how long he had been asleep on the side of Outlet Drive. Due to being severely intoxicated and being a danger to himself, suspect was taken into custody for public intoxication and transported to the Knox County Detention Facility.

• At 10:49 a.m., Feb. 11, an officer responded to Walgreens, 11927 Kingston Pike, for a counterfeit $100 bill. Officer reported speaking with the complainant, who said an unknown, heavy set white female had used a fake $100 bill to purchase items earlier that morning. .

• At 10:35, Wednesday, Feb. 9, a complainant called KCSO West Precinct to advise fraud. He contacted the website, philipshihtzupuppies.com to buy a Shih Tzu puppy for $750. He was advised to set up a Zelle account, which he did with his bank, Suntrust, and sent the $750. But the company would not refund the money or send the dog.

• At 2:18 p.m., Tuesday, Feb. 8, a complainant called KCSO Teleserve Unit to report theft of four rings with a combined value of $27,300 — one valued at $18,000 — from a Kingston Pike address. Complainant advised between Nov. 3, 2021, and Wednesday, Feb. 2, someone stole her jewelry from her room. Complainant said she didn’t really know how to go about reporting, other than to the administration of the living community, until her son came to visit is the reason for the delay in the report. Complainant e-mailed a picture of three of the items.