Knolton, Tamarcus Devontae
Date of Booking:
Reason(s) For Booking:
Terroristic Threats and Acts – Felony
Theft by taking
Violate Family Violence Order
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[NARRATIVE #1 on August 07, 2023]
On 08/07/2023 at approximately 0740hrs., I, Ofc. S. Bish, responded to [REDACTED BY AGENCY] reference to Tamarcus Knolton being on scene in violation of a family violence order. Upon arrival, I made contact with Ms. [VICTIM #1].
Ms. [VICTIM #1] advised Mr. Knolton arrived at the residence at approximately 0300hrs. this date and requested to stay until he had to go to work. Ms. [VICTIM #1] allowed him to do so, however, at approximately 0700hrs. this date, Mr. Knolton’s ride to work showed up, and Mr. Knolton refused to leave. Ms. [VICTIM #1] then called 911. Ms. [VICTIM #1] advised Mr. Knolton ran out the back door upon my arrival. I went around the building, and did notice the back door was still wide open. Officers searched the area but was unable to locate Mr. Knolton.
Ms. [VICTIM #1]’s children – [REDACTED], [REDACTED], and [REDACTED] – were also present at the residence during this incident. I will be signing warrants at the next available date.
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[NARRATIVE #2 on August 07, 2023]
On 08/07/2023 at approximately 1620hrs., I, Ofc. S. Bish, responded to [REDACTED BY AGENCY] in reference to an unwanted person. Upon arrival, I made contact with Ms. [VICTIM #1] and her 7 children – [REDACTED], [REDACTED], [REDACTED], [REDACTED], [REDACTED], [REDACTED], and [REDACTED].
Ms. [VICTIM #1] advised shortly before calling 911, Mr. Tamarcus Knolton showed up at the residence and took the wreath off her door. The wreath was orange, green, and brown in color and contained little pumpkins, straw hats, and a gnome. Ms. [VICTIM #1] advised Mr. Knolton then attempted to enter the residence through the unlocked front door with her wreath in his hand. However, Ms. [VICTIM #1] was able to resecure the door and Mr. Knolton left with the wreath. [REDACTED] was able to take a short video of Mr. Knolton attempting to enter the residence and has already sent the video to my city email.
While on scene, Dispatch advised me there is a conditional bond signed by Mr. Knolton on 07/31/2023 that advised Mr. Knolton is to have no contact with Ms. [VICTIM #1]. I did search the immediate area for Mr. Knolton with negative contact. I will be signing a warrant on Mr. Knolton for Aggravated Stalking and Theft by Taking at the next available date.
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[NARRATIVE #3 on August 13, 2023]
On August 13 2023 at 0000 hrs., I, Ofc. E. Smith was dispatched to [300 BLOCK] Iverness Av., in reference to terroristic threats.
Upon arrival, I made contact with [VICTIM #2], [WITNESS #1] and [WITNESS #2]. Ms. [VICTIM #2] advised she had just returned home from grocery shopping and started unloading the bags into her residence. She stated Tamarcus Knolton was sitting in a chair in front of [REDACTED BY AGENCY]. She stated because of the on going issues with her neighbor, Mr. Knolton does not like her. Ms. [VICTIM #2] advised as she was unloading the groceries from her vehicle, Mr. Knolton started yelling across the street at her. She stated they exchanged words and Mr. Knolton told her “I’m going to kill you”, “I’m going to get my sister and my baby mama” and “get them bast*rd a*s kids in the house”. She further advised he mentioned a gun, but could not tell me exactly what he said.
Ms. [WITNESS #1] and Ms. [WITNESS #2] confirmed [VICTIM #2]’s story. They both said they were all outside after returning home from getting groceries. Tamarcus was sitting outside in at chair a [REDACTED BY AGENCY] They said they have on going issues with Tamarcus, his child’s mother and his sister. Both parties advised Tamarcus started yelling at [VICTIM #2] about her “bast*rd kids”. They then stated they both heard Tamarcus yell “Im going to kill you”.
All parties on scene described Tamarcus wearing a red jacket or t-shirt with shorts. He left prior to Officers arrival. I had negative contact with Tamarcus.
Based on victim and witness testimony, I will be seeking warrants on Mr. Tamarcus Knolton at the next available date.
Ms. [VICTIM #2] was given a case card and instructed on how to obtain a copy of this report.
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[NARRATIVE #4 on August 22, 2023]
On 08/22/2023 at approximately 1726 hours, I, Ofc. Walker, was dispatched to [REDACTED BY AGENCY] in reference to a domestic.
I spoke with [VICTIM #1] on scene. [VICTIM #1] has called numerous times in reference to Tamarcus Knolton being unwanted on scene. She said he was allowed to the residence at approximately 1100 hours. She said they began to argue about the children approximately 20 minutes before calling.
She said Tamarcus took her phone from her and changed her passcode. Her daughter, [REDACTED], witnessed Tamarcus with the phone and [VICTIM #1] attempting to recover it. She said Tamarcus snatched her thermostat out of the wall before leaving out the back door. Prior to leaving the scene, Tamarcus attempted to kick in the back door. I observed the thermostat removed from the wall. I observed damage to the door frame strike plate. It was lose inside the frame.
Tamarcus and [VICTIM #1] have a no contact order that states Tamarcus is to not have any contact with [VICTIM #1]. I will seek warrants on the next available date.
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