KPD e-News Release: Kingsport Detectives Searching for Burglar Who Targeted Hunter Wright Stadium

Kingsport Police Department

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NEWS RELEASE
SUBJECT: Kingsport Detectives Searching for Burglar Who Targeted Hunter Wright Stadium
DATE: June 4, 2015
CASE #: 15-011334
GENERAL NARRATIVE
On the morning of June 1, 2015 Kingsport Police Patrol Officers responded to Hunter Wright Stadium, located at 800 Granby Road in Kingsport, in reference to a burglary that had occurred sometime over the preceding weekend. Workers arrived to find that a hole had been cut in the chain link fence behind one of the advertising banners to gain access to the ball park. Once inside, the suspect broke into two equipment sheds and stole the following:

1) Exmark Mower ($1,500 value)

2) Two Stihl Backpack Blowers ($500 each/$1,000 total value)

3) Echo Weedeater ($375 value)

After a review of surveillance video footage, Detectives learned that the burglary occurred on Saturday, May 30, 2015 at approximately 11:45 PM, and the suspect in question was a white male adult. A photo of the suspect taken from that footage has been included in this release. 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