Elizabethton Police seek help identifying porch theft suspect

Published 3:53 pm Tuesday, April 16, 2024

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The Elizabethton Police Department is reaching out to the public for assistance in identifying an individual involved in a porch theft incident on Jenny Lynn Drive that occurred on April 11. According to authorities, a white male subject was captured on video footage walking onto a front porch and taking 5.11 Boots and a STIHL chainsaw.

Law enforcement urges anyone with information about the suspect’s identity to come forward. Investigator David Peters, representing the Elizabethton Police Department, can be contacted directly at dpeters@elizabethtonpolice.org or by phone at 423-547-6225. Cooperation from the community is crucial in resolving this ongoing investigation.

In addition to direct contact with Investigator Peters, individuals can submit anonymous tips through the department’s website at https://tip411.com/tips/elizabethtonpd/new?alert_id=88397 or via text message by texting TIPEPD and the tip to 847411. Your assistance is greatly appreciated in this matter.

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