KPD e-News Release: K.P.D. Detectives Request Assistance in Identifying Tool Thief

Kingsport Police Department

200 Shelby Street • Kingsport, TN 37660

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NEWS RELEASE
SUBJECT: K.P.D. Detectives Request Assistance in Identifying Tool Thief
DATE: December 22, 2015
CASE #: 15-026091
GENERAL NARRATIVE
On November 12, 2015 at approximately 7:45 PM, a white male suspect entered Lowe’s, located at 2324 West Stone Drive in Kingsport. He grabbed two DeWALT power tool combo packs and a DeWALT hammer drill (total value over $1,000) and ran out of the store with the items without paying. Customer witnesses reported that he either fled in a white or charcoal colored vehicle.

The incident was recorded by store surveillance cameras, and several photographs taken from that footage have been included in this release. A clip of the actual surveillance video has been made available for viewing on the K.P.D. YouTube channel via the link below:

https://youtu.be/rPlmx26XZwc

Anyone who recognizes him is asked to contact Detectives in the K.P.D. Criminal Investigations Division at 423-229-9429 or call Kingsport Central Dispatch at 423-246-9111.

Alternatively, if an individual who is able to supply information related to this or any other case wishes not to be identified, tips can be submitted anonymously via online “Citizen Feedback” forms available at the following link:

http://police.KingsportTN.gov/Citizen_Feedback

RELEASING OFFICER
Thomas M. Patton, Public Information Officer

Kingsport Police Department Professional Standards Unit