KPD e-News Release: Identities Sought for Couple Recorded in Act of Motor Vehicle Theft

Kingsport Police Department

David Quillin, Chief of Police

200 Shelby Street • Kingsport, TN 37660

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

NEWS RELEASE
SUBJECT: Identities Sought for Couple Recorded in Act of Motor Vehicle Theft
DATE: August 30, 2019
CASE #: 19-019997
GENERAL NARRATIVE
On August 27, 2019 at approximately 5:00 PM, a suspect couple was recorded on surveillance video during the act of committing the motor vehicle theft of a dark green 1995 Nissan Sentra compact 4-door sedan. The vehicle was stolen while it had been left unlocked with the keys in it while parked in the parking lot of Walgreens, located at 2200 Memorial Court in Kingsport.

The suspects appear to be a white male and a white female. A grainy photo of the suspects, taken from surveillance video footage, has been included in this release. A clip of the actual footage has also been made available for viewing on the K.P.D. YouTube channel via the link below:

https://youtu.be/W_3QHIqW-RI

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

Citizens are reminded and strongly encouraged to never leave their vehicles unlocked and never leave their keys in their vehicles. For additional information and preventative measures on the crime of Motor Vehicle Theft, please see the previously issued news release below:

https://kingsportpdblog.com/2019/02/07/kpd-e-news-release-citizens-urged-to-take-basic-preventative-measures-due-to-surge-in-motor-vehicle-thefts-and-auto-burglaries/

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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