Stolen trailer found
by GREG KAYLOR Banner Staff Writer
Oct 09, 2013 | 1348 views | 0 0 comments | 20 20 recommendations | email to a friend | print
Bradley County Sheriff’s Office officials recovered a small utility trailer which was reported stolen in May.

The missing trailer had been purchased from a North Georgia flea market, according to a report filed by deputy Jasper McDonald.

McDonald was dispatched to a McPherson Lane address where he met with Steve Brown.

Brown had reported his trailer was taken May 19.

After reviewing reports which had specific identifiers listed, it was determined the trailer was the one Brown had reported stolen.

McDonald contacted the person who had the trailer in his possession, and who said he had purchased the trailer at Big D’s Flea market in Dalton, Ga.

The buyer had made the purchase in early summer, according to the report.

- A homeowner reportedly foiled a theft after he heard someone pull a vehicle onto his property, then observed two males attempt to take some items.

According to a report filed by deputy Kameron Cron, Scott Thomas was working outside his residence when he heard a vehicle pull up to his barn.

As he approached, Thomas said he saw the men take a swimming pool ladder and a plow from the barn. Thomas ordered the two to remove his property from the truck.

The men complied, according to the report.

Thomas described the suspects as being white males, in his early 20s and the other in his mid-30s.

- Cleveland Police are investigating the theft of two vehicles from a local car dealership.

The thefts occurred late Friday evening, according to Detective Steve Ross of the Criminal Investigations Division.

Ross said video surveillance footage indicated the thefts occurred just after 9 p.m. Friday at Easy Auto, located on 25th Street.

A Hyundai and a full-size pickup truck were taken.

Investigation is continuing.

-Wheels and tires were taken from a pickup truck parked at a Jeffery Lane residence.

According to a report filed by deputy Jasper McDonald, Barbara Howard said someone took the wheels and tires from the truck while it was parked in the driveway of her home.

The theft occurred during the weekend, according to the report.

The tires and wheels were valued at $1,600.