KPD e-News Release: Detectives Attempting to Identify Felony Shoplifter Who Stole Three Mixers and a Hoverboard

Kingsport Police Department

David Quillin, Chief of Police

200 Shelby Street • Kingsport, TN 37660

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

NEWS RELEASE
SUBJECT: Detectives Attempting to Identify Felony Shoplifter Who Stole Three Mixers and a Hoverboard
DATE: March 5, 2019
CASE #: 19-003444
GENERAL NARRATIVE
On February 16, 2019 at approximately 9:45 AM, a white male suspect feloniously shoplifted over $1,000 in merchandise from Walmart, located at 3200 Fort Henry Drive in Kingsport. The stolen goods include three (3) KitchenAid mixers and a Hoverboard self-balancing scooter.

The unidentified suspect placed the items in a shopping cart, pushed the cart past all points of sale, and exited the store with no attempt to pay for any of them. He then loaded the items into what appeared to be a white full-size Chevrolet pickup truck and left the scene.

Photographs of the suspect and his vehicle, taken from Walmart surveillance footage, have been 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:

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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