Firearms and jewlery taken in home break-ins
by GREG KAYLOR Banner Staff Writer
Jan 15, 2014 | 1000 views | 0 0 comments | 17 17 recommendations | email to a friend | print

A firearm and jewelry were among items taken during a burglary at a Tunnel Hill Road address.

A report filed by deputy Kolby Duckett stated Randy Moore discovered someone had broken into his residence and taken a Walther 9 mm handgun, miscellaneous jewelry items, an X-box game system and three games.

Evidence showed someone kicked a door in to gain entry.

Evidence was also recovered at the scene.

Loss was estimated at $1,620.

- Jeff Cordell of a Hancock Road address also reported a burglary at his home.

A housekeeper discovered the burglary Thursday.

According to a report filed by deputy Doug Boucher, the housekeeper noticed pry marks on a door.

Once inside, burglars took Indian relics, firearms and jewelry.

Missing were a Remington .22- caliber rifle, a Kel-Tec .380-caliber pistol, an antique Savage shotgun, a 9mm rifle by Kel-Tec, a Remington 7mm rifle, a .50-caliber muzzle loader and a .45-caliber muzzle loader.

Also missing was an RCA 30-inch television and a Sony 44-inch television, a 19-inch Sony television, an X-box television system, antique tools, welding equipment and a class ring.

The items were valued at more than $8,400.

Investigation is continuing by the Criminal Investigations Division at the Bradley County Sheriff’s Office.

- Tennessee Highway Patrol will be conducting Safety Belt Checkpoints in Polk County beginning this weekend.

The checkpoints will be set up in random location in the county.

According to THP officials, checkpoints are an effective means of recognizing the dangers presented to the driving public, by motorists who would violate the laws of the state.

All scheduled checkpoints are contingent upon weather conditions and manpower availability.