KPD e-News Release: Detectives Attempting to Identify Suspect in Auto Burglary and Subsequent Use of 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: Detectives Attempting to Identify Suspect in Auto Burglary and Subsequent Use of Stolen Debit Card
DATE: October 30, 2019
CASE #: 19-024604 (Auto Burglary)

19-024605 (Fraudulent Use of Stolen Debit Card)

GENERAL NARRATIVE
On October 19, 2019 at approximately 1:00 PM, a woman’s purse was stolen out of her vehicle while she was dining inside Cracker Barrel, located at 10132 Airport Parkway in Kingsport. Among the items in the purse was the victim’s debit card. Within less than an hour, the stolen debit card had been utilized to make a fraudulent purchase of over $350 at Walmart, located at 3200 Fort Henry Drive.

What appears to be an adult black female suspect was captured on surveillance video during the Walmart transaction. A photo of the suspect, taken from that 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/Eqbi0czt-g0

Anyone who recognizes this suspect, or who may have any information to 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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