A report was also filed in mid-August, when firearms were taken. According to deputy Mitchell Roe of the Bradley County Sheriff’s Office, he went to a Washboard Road residence and spoke with Freddy Dalton.
Dalton told the deputy someone had entered his father’s house in early August.
Dalton was taking care of the property for his father and went to check on the house.
A lock had been pried to gain entry and Dalton noticed the home had been ransacked.
Dalton said he had stored two firearms at his father’s house.
He went to check for loss and discovered a Taurus .40-caliber handgun and a Smith & Wesson compact .40-caliber handgun were missing.
No other items were reported missing.
The firearms were valued at $530.
Law enforcement officials continue to investigate a burglary at a Broomfield Road residence where 12 firearms, four crossbows and two Marlboro sleeping bags were reported missing. That theft occurred during the weekend. Another report indicated firearms were taken from a parked pickup truck at a Nature’s Lane address. A rifle and handgun were taken from Mike Broyles Ford pickup.
Lloyd Crowder of a Live Oak Trail address also filed a report with deputy David Harper in reference to a missing handgun.
Crowder said the Ruger .380-caliber handgun was taken from his home during the weekend. Criminal Investigations Division detectives are in charge of the cases.
n A piece of equipment on loan from the Federal Emergency Management Agency was reportedly taken from Waterville Golf Course late last month.
According to a report filed by officer Patrick Googer of the Cleveland Police Department, Jason Bennett, superintendent of the facility said an Echo leaf blower had been left out overnight.
The blower was reported missing Aug. 29.
FEMA had loaned the equipment to the city after tornadoes struck the area.
No estimate was listed regarding the replacement price of the equipment.