• At 9:19 p.m., Friday, May 6, Knox County Sheriff Officers witnessed a 2013 Dodge Journey strike the curb and nearly rear-end a vehicle on Parkside Drive near Duck Creek Road. Officers initiated a traffic stop on the vehicle, but before making a complete stop the vehicle made two abrupt right turns, hitting the curb and a bush. While officers spoke with driver/suspect, they could smell a strong odor of alcohol from the suspect’s breath and from inside the vehicle. Suspect was given the opportunity to perform a Standardized Field Sobriety Test multiple times.
Suspect said she would take field sobriety, but also stated she would not pass a field sobriety test and admitted to not being capable to operate a motor vehicle due to her alcohol consumption. Officers repeatedly attempted to give suspect the chance to perform field sobriety testing, but suspect ultimately refused. Officers read the Blood Draw Consent Form to the suspect, who gave consent to having her blood drawn. Suspect’s vehicle was towed by Cedar Bluff Towing and suspect was transported by wagon to Roger D Wilson Detention Facility.
• At 1:31 p.m., Thursday, May 5, a complainant called KCSO Teleserve Unit to report a theft from East Fox Den Drive. Complainant advised there were contracted installers for a cable company at his residence. Complainant advised he believes the suspect, an employee of the cable company, stole the cash from his wallet. The wallet was on his kitchen counter. Complainant said he filed a claim with the cable company and they requested a police report.
• At 7:26 p.m., Tuesday, May 3, a complainant called KCSO Teleserve Unit to report a theft at a Kingston Pike address. She advised an unknown suspect had cut the exhaust pipe off her 1996 Ford Econoline vehicle. She said the vehicle had been sitting in the parking lot waiting to be worked on, so she isn’t for certain when it could have occurred. Value of loss and damage was listed at $500.
• At 1:04 p.m., Monday, May 2, a complainant called KCSO Teleserve Unit to report her vehicle vandalized at a Hawkstowe Road address. Complainant advised the vehicle’s driver’s side door was keyed by an unknown object all the way down. At the time of this report there were no known suspects. Value of damage was listed at $500.
• Store personnel at the Farragut Kroger, 189 Brooklawn St., reviewed video of a suspect and an unknown white male, who are observed entering the store at 7:57 p.m., Wednesday, April 21, and walking to the meat department, where they selected numerous family packs of steaks.
The suspect and the unknown suspect are observed moving to the front of the store and exiting at 8:04 p.m., passing all points of sale without rendering payment.
The report stated the suspects stole $318.99 in merchandise. The suspect, who was identified by officers, was trespassed in court by a judge to stay out of all Kroger stores.