Burglaries investigated
by By GREG KAYLOR Banner Staff Writer
Oct 12, 2012 | 1413 views | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend | print

A storage building located on the site of a home remodeling project was burglarized and a number of items taken.

According to a report filed by deputy John Davis of the Bradley County Sheriff’s Office, Shassa Lewallen said someone broke into a mobile storage unit which contained clothing, jewelry and other items.

The burglary was reported Thursday.

The deputy’s report indicated the storage unit was locked prior to the burglary.

When she arrived at the house Thursday, Lewallen discovered the door to the storage unit open, and most of the items which had been secured inside were in the yard.

Lewallen was unable at the time of the initial report to name all of the missing items.

According to the report, a bag of cosmetics, some jewelry, clothing and an antique mirror were determined to be missing.

At the time of the initial report, the loss was estimated at $245.

Investigation is continuing and additional items could be reported missing.

- Miguel Kahn reported a burglary at a Woodhill Court residence.

According to a report filed by deputy Jay Lawson, he had been house sitting his uncle’s home.

Kahn arrived at the residence and found someone had been eating snacks.

Kahn then noticed a television had been moved and a Wii game system missing.

After a more thorough investigation, Kahn discovered an X-box and Sony PlayStation missing from another room in the house.

A window was found to have been damaged as the burglar entered the house, according to Lawson’s report.

Criminal Investigations Division detectives arrived on the scene and collected evidence.

Damage and loss were estimated at $670.

- Tools and yard equipment were reported stolen from a 6th Street residence Monday.

According to a report filed by deputy Paul Singleton of the Bradley County Sheriff’s Office, he responded to the residence to speak with Ed Malone.

Malone said the theft possibly occurred last week.

A weed cutter, blower and push mower were missing along with a tool box containing a number of hand tools.

According to the report, the property was not secured at the time of the theft.

The missing items were valued at $650.

- Deputy Jeremy Guthrie filed a report of a missing lawn tractor from an 8th Street address.

Dillon Lang said someone took his 2012 Troybilt riding mower from his yard. The mower was described as being a 17-horsepower model with a 42-inch cutting deck.

Lang valued the mower at $1,500.

- Singleton also filed a report for a Ledford Road resident who said his car had been burglarized.

According to his report, William Bass said someone broke into his Ford Explorer while it was parked in his driveway.

The burglary was reported Monday.

A 32-inch TV was missing from the vehicle.

Bass estimated his loss at $398.

Investigation is continuing.

- A York Circle man reported the theft of a sign which referenced his business.

Elmer Earls told deputy Doug Boucher the sign was taken from the corner of Palmer Road and Pleasant Grove Road.

The sign belonged to “Hippie Beads” and was described as having a “Peace” sign on it.

Earls told the deputy he had lost up to 20 signs during the past nine years.

The area was placed on extra patrol, according to the report.