• At 11:11 a.m., Monday, Jan. 16, a complainant called Knox County Sheriff’s Office Teleserve Unit to report a burglary to her 2017 Toyota Sienna at a Snyder Road address. She advised an unknown suspect entered the locked vehicle by breaking the front driver’s side window with rocks, and then proceeded to take various items without permission.
“Complainant was advised to call back with the serial numbers and model numbers before NCIC entry could be made,” the report stated. Total value of damage was listed at $350.
• At 4:30 p.m., Sunday, Jan. 15, a KCSO unit responded to Costco in Farragut on reports of a shoplifter. Upon arriving on the scene, officer came into contact with the witness/manager, who said he witnessed the suspect “place a cut of meat into her jacket and several other items to conceal them,” the report stated.
“He followed her around the store shortly after she went through the self check-out line; (she) did not purchase any of the concealed items and attempted to walk out. Suspect was stopped by management and officers were notified.
After speaking with the suspect, the officer said he “completed a pat down of her person and found more merchandise in her jacket pockets; she also had a purse with her that was completely empty.
Value of items she attempted to steal was $296. She was criminally trespassed from the property and given a misdemeanor citation.
• At 6:56 a.m., Jan. 15, a complainant called KCSO Teleserve Unit to report a burglary to her partner’s vehicle, a 2013 Jeep Wrangler, at Hampton Inn & Suites, 11340 Campbell Lakes Drive. Complainant advised an unknown suspect entered the locked vehicle by breaking the back driver’s side window and took items with a value listed at $990.
Value of damage to the window was listed at $1,000. Complainant was advised to call back with the serial numbers for a stolen drill before NCIC entry could be made.
• At 9:29 a.m., Friday, Jan. 13, a KCSO deputy was dispatched to 816 North Campbell Station Road, Holiday Inn Express, for a theft. Officer spoke with the manager/complainant, who said his employee/suspect had been accused stealing property from a customer earlier that day.
Victim “was not on scene and (there) has not been a theft reported at this time,” the report stated. Complainant said he wanted the suspect trespassed from the property. Suspect was fired by the manager, escorted off of the property and instructed to not return.
• At 8:20 p.m., Monday, Jan. 9, a complainant called KCSO Teleserve Unit to report a theft of his card numbers from a Briar Gate Lane residence. Victim “advised he had received a fraud alert from US Bank regarding fraudulent transactions,” the report stated.
“He advised one charge was at Middlebrook Liquor Store for $238.69 and another at Phillips 66 for $5.54 before the activity was noticed. He advised the credit card is still in his possession.
Knox County Sheriff’s Office Reports can be found in each farragutpress publication starting at the top on page 2A. We appreciate the cooperation of KCSO officials in making these reports available.