KPD e-News Release: K.P.D. Attempting to Identify Suspects in Theft of Vehicle Parts

Kingsport Police Department

David Quillin, Chief of Police

200 Shelby Street • Kingsport, TN 37660

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

NEWS RELEASE
SUBJECT: K.P.D. Attempting to Identify Suspects in Theft of Vehicle Parts
DATE: August 8, 2019
CASE #: 19-016004
GENERAL NARRATIVE
On July 14, 2019 two suspects were captured on surveillance video stealing approximately $1,800 worth of auto parts (a tailgate and a set of tail lights) off of customers’ vehicles parked at a local car dealership. These same two suspects are believed to be involved in additional similar crimes at other car dealerships in the Tri-Cities area.

Photos of the suspects, taken from surveillance video, have been included in this release. Additionally, a short clip of the actual video footage has been made available for viewing on the K.P.D. YouTube channel, accessible via the following link:

https://youtu.be/bwkZ32yzuUM

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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