KPD e-News Release: Police Searching for Female Suspect Who Went Shopping With Stolen Debit Card

Kingsport Police Department

David Quillin, Chief of Police

200 Shelby Street • Kingsport, TN 37660

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

NEWS RELEASE
SUBJECT: Police Searching for Female Suspect Who Went on Shopping Spree with Stolen Debit Card
DATE: January 9, 2018
CASE #: 17-037484 (Lost/Stolen Debit Card)

17-037485 (Debit Card Fraud)

17-037486 (Debit Card Fraud)

17-037487 (Debit Card Fraud)

17-037488 (Debit Card Fraud)

17-037489 (Debit Card Fraud)

GENERAL NARRATIVE
On the afternoon of December 26, 2017, a man misplaced his debit card shortly after using it a JCPenney inside the Fort Henry Mall, located at 2101 Fort Henry Drive in Kingsport. Soon thereafter, his card apparently fell into the wrong hands and was utilized to conduct multiple fraudulent transactions throughout Kingsport to include:

1) $654.74 at Walmart

2) $603.72 at GameStop

3) $299.88 at Cato

4) $1,000 at Walmart

5) $297.38 at Ulta

A white female suspect was recorded on surveillance video during several of these transactions. She was also recorded getting into a light colored minivan following one of those transactions.

An array of photos of the suspect and her vehicle taken from that footage has been included in this release. Anyone who recognizes her or her vehicle, or who may be able to provide any additional information which may help solve this case, 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:

https://www.kingsporttn.gov/city-services/police-department/contact-us

RELEASING OFFICER
Thomas M. Patton, Public Information Officer

Kingsport Police Department Professional Standards Unit

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

ThomasMPatton

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