KPD e-News Release: K.P.D. Attempting to Identify Suspect in Fraudulent Use of Stolen Pre-Paid Credit Card

Kingsport Police Department

200 Shelby Street • Kingsport, TN 37660

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

www.KingsportPDBlog.com

NEWS RELEASE
SUBJECT: K.P.D. Attempting to Identify Suspect in Fraudulent Use of Stolen Pre-Paid Credit Card
DATE: February 2, 2016
CASE #: 15-022111
GENERAL NARRATIVE
On October 7, 2015 at approximately 3:30 AM, a white male suspect used a stolen pre-paid credit card to purchase gas and cigarettes at the Roadrunner Market, located at 2000 North Eastman Road in Kingsport. The card was originally stolen along with the victim’s wallet in Blountville, TN with the Sullivan County Sheriff’s Office conducting a parallel investigation into that theft.

The suspect was captured on surveillance video during the transaction, and photos taken from that footage have been included in this release. A clip from the actual video has also been made available for viewing on the K.P.D. YouTube channel via the link below:

https://youtu.be/W8cuHvJ8J_M

Anyone who recognizes this individual 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

Note: This news release was previously issued on November 2, 2015; however, K.P.D. did not receive any leads. It is being recirculated a second time in hopes of generating new tips. Any and all assistance from area media outlets to this end would be appreciated.

RELEASING OFFICER
Thomas M. Patton, Public Information Officer

Kingsport Police Department Professional Standards Unit

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