• At 1:14 p.m., Sunday, April 16, a complainant called Knox County Sheriff’s Office Teleserve Unit to report a vandalism at O’Reilly’s Auto Parts, 10870 Kingston Pike. Complainant advised an unknown suspect slashed the front and back passenger-side tires of a 2021 Nissan Kicks and a 2022 Chevrolet Colorado. Estimated value of damage was listed at $1,250.
• At 8:19 a.m., April 16, a complainant called KCSO Teleserve Unit to report a burglary to his company vehicle, a 2021 Chevrolet Silverado, at Cotton Eyed Joe, 11220 Outlet Drive. Complainant advised an unknown suspect entered the locked vehicle and took various cards, including credit cards, out of his wallet without permission.
He advised he discovered they were missing after being alerted of fraudulent charges/attempts with a Citibank card, two attempts of $504.95, and one attempt with Chase card of $504.95. He advised the it is unknown the exact time of the incident, but advised no damage had been done to the vehicle.
• At 4:43 p.m., Saturday, April 15, a complainant called KCSO Teleserve Unit to report a vehicle burglary from Fairfield Inn & Suites, 11763 Snyder Road. Complainant said an unknown suspect busted the front passenger window of a locked 2019 Chevrolet Tahoe and stole a purse, wallet, shoes and a shopping bag.
Victim advised she would close the bank account linked to the debit card that was stolen. Total value of loss was listed at $1,500. No value of damage was listed.
• At 12:57 p.m., Friday, April 14, a complainant called KCSO East Precinct to report a theft at 625 St. John Court. According to the complainant, on Tuesday, April 4, person(s) unknown used the Regions Visa business credit card number on his assigned credit card for St John Newman Catholic School to make a fraudulent purchase.
Complainant advised the Visa statement shows the card was used at a Below Book Auto Sales in Idaho Falls, Idaho. The transaction amount was $13,373. He said he assumes someone must have purchased a vehicle. According to the complainant, the transaction was processed by Spot-On.
• At 09:42 p.m., Thursday, April 13, a victim called KCSO East Precinct to report a vehicle burglary at CVS, 11946 Kingston Pike. According to the victim, between 9 a.m. and 1:30 p.m., Wednesday, April 12, person(s) unknown entered her 2010 Mebe E-350 and stole an iPhone 13 Pro, with a value listed at $1,300. Victim said her vehicle was locked, but she couldn’t see any signs of forced entry.
According to the victim, she used her iPad to find (her) phone, “and it showed it at the Weigel’s located at 12001 Kingston Pike,” the report stated. “She said she went there and the manager helped her check around the store and the dumpster, but they couldn’t find it. “Victim advised when she checked it again, it showed the phone being at a Smith Road address. She stated the manager at Weigel’s told her there was an abandoned house … that people were staying in, and told her not to go back there.”
• At 12:24 p.m., Friday, April 7, a complainant called KCSO Teleserve Unit to report a U-Haul box truck stolen from UHaul, 10833 Kingston Pike. Complainant advised a suspect rented a truck — a 26-foot 2008 GMC C5500 U-Haul with an estimated value listed at $90,000 — at 2:15 p.m., Friday, March 24, and was expected to return it no later than 2:15 p.m., Monday, March 27.
He advised the suspect has kept the truck without extending the rental agreement or permission. He advised numerous attempts have been made to contact the suspect with no answer, and advised they also drove to the suspect’s address and advised the vehicle was not there.
• At 9:04 a.m., Thursday, April 6, a complainant called KCSO North Precinct to report a theft at Comfort Suites Knoxville West, l811 N. Campbell Station Road. He advised he was staying at the hotel when his passport was stolen from his hotel room. He advised he did not take it out of the room and believes someone with access took his passport. Total value of loss was listed at $32.
• At 8:46 a.m., Wednesday, April 5, a complainant called KCSO Teleserve Unit to report a motor vehicle theft from a South Williamsburg Drive residence. Complainant said an unknown suspect stole a 2018 KIA Sorrento from the driveway, adding she “has the only key in her possession and the vehicle was locked at time of incident,” the report stated. Total value of loss was listed at $20,000. Complainant said she is up to date on her car note. She was not able to provide tag or VIN number at time of report. VIN was located in NCIC.
• At 09:12 a.m., Monday, April 3, a victim called into KCSO East Precinct to report lost property at a Dryden Lane residence.
According to the victim, the Knox County Clerks Office mailed out the license plate for her 2022 Honda Odyssey around March 13, but she still hasn’t received it.
Victim said the Post Office told her they have been unable to find it. She was required to file a report before getting a replacement plate. Total value of loss was listed at $65.