A channel-steel gate was damaged leading to private property which was in the past a popular ATV riders’ recreational area.
Bradley County Sheriff’s deputy Melanie Johnson responded to the 1000 block of Owl Hollow Road and spoke with Rellian Coffey, who said someone had vandalized the gate that blocks access to the property.
The incident was reported Tuesday evening to law enforcement.
Damage to the gate was assessed at $1,000.
- The Bradley County Sheriff’s Office will be presenting a Neighborhood Watch program for the Manor Acres community on Tuesday at 6:30 p.m.
Plans are to hold the meeting in the cafeteria at Waterville Community School located on Dalton Pike.
Sheriff Jim Ruth and Lt. Bob Hancock, community liaison for the sheriff’s office, will be handing out literature and presenting a power-point program explaining how residents can establish a watch in their neighborhood.
For additional information, contact Hancock at 728-7281.
- A suspect was named in a report regarding the theft of a number of silver coins.
Lita Messer of a Charleston address filed a report with the sheriff’s office stating an acquaintance had been staying at her home during the past month.
She noticed two buffalo nickels, five Eisenhower silver dollars, two Walking Liberty silver dollars and a 1957 Silver Certificate missing from a safe box which she kept store in her house.
The victim named the acquaintance as a suspect due to the fact he had complete access to the home.
Criminal Investigations Division detectives have been handed the case for follow-up.
There were no estimates regarding the coin’s collective value.