• At 5:37 p.m., Wednesday, Feb. 1, a complainant called Knox County Sheriff’s Office Teleserve Unit to report a theft from Super 8 hotel, 11748 Snyder Road. Complainant advised she discovered a known suspect had taken an Alexandrite and Gold Dome ring (value listed at $200) and a gold chain necklace (value listed at $100).
“Suspect had been in and out of her room during this time and advised the listed suspect’s (place of employment, and) would have access to her room at all times,” the release stated. Total value of loss was listed at $300.
• At 5:37 p.m., Feb. 1, a complainant called KCSO Teleserve Unit to report a theft from a Farr Drive residence. Complainant advised she discovered the known suspect had taken rings and necklaces with a total value listed at $1,700. She stated the suspect had a key to her home and had been helping her move.
• At 5:54, Tuesday, Jan. 31, officers responded to Ingles, 11847 Kingston Pike, for reports of a theft. Officers made contact with complainant/manager, who said arrestee/suspect “printed out a money order and placed it in her purse,” the report said. Complainant provided officers with a money order “mid-shift report, which shows on Jan. 31, 2023 at approximately (3:15 p.m.) a Western Union money order serial number for an amount of $644.50 was printed out, making it ready to use as a form of payment.”
Complainant provided officers with video footage, “and the arrestee can be seen standing in front of the money order machine, leaving the area with paperwork in hand and then placing the paperwork in her purse,” the report stated. “At no time during the video footage did the arrestee pay for the money order.”
The arrestee was read her Miranda rights and agreed to speak with officers. The arrestee gave consent for officers to search her purse and stated there would not be a money order in her purse. Officers searched her purse and discovered a Western Union money with a matching serial number and for the same amount of $644.50.
Arrestee then (said) “another employee made a mistake and she was going to turn the money order in.” Complainant said the arrestee was the only employee with access to the money order machine at that time. Arrestee was taken custody without incident for depriving Ingles of $644.50.
• At 2:21 p.m., Jan. 31, a complainant called KCSO Teleserve Unit to report a theft from a Chapel Glen Lane residence. Complainant advised she had last seen the ring inside her jewelry box at her residence around Dec. 15 and discovered it was gone Jan. 31. “She advised due to flooding in her house there have been multiple work crews allowed inside the residence who would of had access to the ring during the time frame of the theft.” Total value of loss was listed at $500.
• At 5 p.m., Jan. 31, an officer responded to Tennova Turkey Creek Healthcare, Parkside Drive, for an accidental shooting. Victim said he was at his work at a business along Kingston Pike “cleaning his Taurus G3C 9mm handgun at his work station,” the report stated. “He stated after cleaning it and assembling it back together, the firearm discharged, striking him in his left hand.”
Victim said he had an employee drive him to the hospital for medical treatment. “Victim advised the firearm was not pointed at anyone in the business nor did anyone else in the business get injured due to the discharge of the weapon,” the report stated. KCSO officers went to the business and verified the accident did happen there and no other persons were injured, which was confirmed.
No charges made at the time of this report.