KPD e-News Release: K.P.D. Detectives Attempting to Identify Two Suspects in Felony Theft of Multiple Electronic Devices

Kingsport Police Department

200 Shelby Street • Kingsport, TN 37660

ThomasMPatton • 423-229-9433 (Desk) • 423-224-2786 (FAX)

http://Police.KingsportTN.govwww.KingsportPDBlog.com

NEWS RELEASE
SUBJECT: K.P.D. Detectives Attempting to Identify Two Suspects in Felony Theft of Multiple Electronic Devices
DATE: May 19, 2015
CASE #: 15-007635 (Wal-Mart on West Stone Drive)

15-007639 (Wal-Mart on Fort Henry Drive)

GENERAL NARRATIVE
On April 16, 2015 at approximately 6:15 AM, two black male suspects stole eleven (11) Apple iPod devices from Wal-Mart, located at 2500 West Stone Drive in Kingsport. The iPods had been secured in a locked display cabinet; however, the suspects were somehow able to circumvent the lock.

On the same morning, approximately 30 minutes later, the same two suspects stole twelve (12) Apple iPhone 6 devices and seven (7) Samsung Galaxy S6 devices from Wal-Mart, located at 3200 Fort Henry Drive in Kingsport. As in the earlier theft, the smart phones had been secured in a locked display cabinet; however, the suspects were somehow able to circumvent the lock.

The total value of the thirty (30) stolen electronic devices was $17,229.

At the time of these thefts, the suspects were traveling in a maroon colored sedan.

A photo of the suspects captured on surveillance video is included in this release. Anyone who recognizes either of them 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

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