Blount County

• Terry L. Sutton, Level Drive, Maryville, reported at 11:11 a.m. April 19 that since 5:30 p.m. April 18 someone had broken into his detached garage, taken about $2,800 worth of tools and caused about $10 damage to the door. Deputies found marks on the side door frame and damage to weather stripping on the door. The missing items include two air hammers, two paint sprayers, a socket set, a buffer, a grind head, a brush head, buffer pads and compound mix.

• Matthew R. Kolp, Haley Way, Maryville, reported at 7:55 p.m. April 18 that between about 1:30 and 3:30 p.m. someone had taken a drill, valued at $150, from his home.

• Beverly A. Johnson, Effler Road, Maryville, reported at 8 p.m. April 21 that since 5 p.m. someone had taken a white 2015 Jeep Wrangler, valued at $40,000, from her residence. She said her purse, valued at $20, and a .38-caliber handgun, valued at $100, were inside the vehicle.

• Kristin Lane, Guadalcanal Drive, Maryville, reported at 11:02 a.m. April 22 that a $600 beige 1992 Honda sedan she'd left at a former acquaintance's home on Andy Carr Avenue had been sold for scrap metal without her permission. The occupant told police that he had tried for three years to have the owner remove the vehicle, which was not in running condition, from the site and was ordered to have it removed to avoid eviction. The car was not reported stolen, a report states. 

• Kelly Richardson, 35, Barnes Avenue, reported at 12:25 p.m. April 22 that someone broke into her home by breaking a back window between 7 a.m., when she left, and 12:25 p.m., when she returned home. Police found damage to both external and internal window panes and also to a side entry door, a report states. Nothing was reported missing but a window had been unlocked and the blinds were halfway raised. A light-colored pickup truck was reported by a neighbor in the driveway around 11:45 a.m.


• Daniel Springhorn, Monroe Avenue, Maryville, reported at 12:08 p.m. April 19 that someone had stolen a Husqvarna chainsaw from his unlocked outbuilding between 8:30 p.m. April 18 and 10:20 a.m. on April 19. The chainsaw is valued at $75.

• A loss prevention employee at Walmart, 2410 U.S. Highway 411 S., reported at 2:51 p.m. April 19 that someone had stolen $535.88 worth of smartphones by opening the packages in the men’s restroom and then leaving. 

• Rodney Shell, Locha Poka Drive, Maryville, reported at 12:43 p.m. April 19, that someone had taken his fiancée’s five-carat diamond engagement ring from the residence. The ring is valued at $14,000.

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