• At 5:58 a.m., Friday, Sept. 16, a complainant called Knox County Sheriff’s Office Teleserve Unit to report theft of $40 worth of merchandise from O’Reilly’s Auto Parts, 10870 Kingston Pike. She advised the suspect came into the store and proceeded to run out of the business without paying for the listed items.
• At 8:24 a.m., Thursday, Sept. 15, an officer responded to 11644 Parkside Drive (Longhorn Steak House) in reference to a disorderly person. “The complainant ... advised she only served one alcoholic beverage to the suspect. ... She said (the suspect) already was drunk when she showed up. She refused to serve her more drinks,” the report stated. “(Suspect) was being loud and disruptive to the other customers in the restaurant, but (complainant) did not want her to drive, so she called (KCSO).”
Officer asked suspect to step out of business, and she complied. “She was unsteady on her feet and her speech was slurred. Her eyes were droopy, and I could smell the alcoholic beverage emitting from her expelled breath,” the report stated. “As she was walking, she lost control and hit her face on the door (was not injured). She was having a hard time keeping her balance. (Suspect) was unable to take care of herself.” She was transported to Knox County Jail without further incidents.
• At 1:13 p.m., Wednesday, Sept. 14, a complainant called KCSO Teleserve Unit to report a motor vehicle theft from the parking lot of Buddy’s BBQ, 121 West End Ave. Complainant said he left a 1995 Toyota Tacoma at his place of his employment overnight while he stayed at a friend’s house. Complainant said when he returned to work, the vehicle was no longer in the parking lot. The complainant stated the vehicle was locked —he has a key — but a spare was hidden in the vehicle. Value of vehicle was listed at $5,000.
• At 6:39 a.m., Tuesday, Sept. 13, an officer responded to a Crown Point Drive residence regarding a theft. Upon arrival, officer spoke with the victim, who said her daughter (suspect) had stolen her purse. Suspect had reportedly just moved out and had been staying with friends at an unknown location. A witness said he has been watching the suspect’s dog while she was at work. The witness confirmed the suspect arrived at the residence at 5:38 a.m. to drop her dog off.
The witness said he went to the suspect’s car to retrieve the dog. Victim said she was in the shower at the time of the suspect’s arrival, and when she came downstairs she noticed her purse was missing from the kitchen counter. Both the witness and victim advised they never saw the suspect enter the home.
While on scene, the suspect called the witness and the officer spoke with her over the phone. The suspect said she was at the residence at 5:38 a.m. to drop off her dog but advised she did not enter the home.
Suspect said she has the code to the front door key pad and she had stolen items from the family in the past. However, she denied taking the purse. The Coach purse, valued at $300, reportedly contained $1,005 in cash along with the victim’s credit card and drivers license.
• At 3:24 p.m., Monday, Sept. 12, a complainant called KCSO North Precinct to report a vandalism at a North Fox Den Drive residence. He advised an unknown suspect threw white paint on the passenger side of a 2006 Toyota Land Cruiser. He stated he has video surveillance, but where the vehicle was parked was out of range for his camera. Value of damage was listed at $1,000.