A probation check resulted in a Charleston man arrested and charged with unlawful possession of a weapon and possession of drug paraphernalia.
According to a report filed by Bradley County Drug Enforcement Unit detectives, they were contacted by the Tennessee Board of Probation and Parole in reference to Brandon Lee Toops possibly having a weapon and narcotics in his possession.
The detectives went to the address where Toops resided.
Detectives then advised Toops they were there to search the residence, under conditions based on the probation order Toops had signed with the state when he was reportedly placed on probation.
According to the report, after a search was conducted, detectives located a tin containing suspected marijuana residue and three firearms.
Toops was determined to be currently on felony probation and was then arrested and charged.
He was transported to the Bradley County Jail and booked on the charges.
- Damage in excess of $200 was reported at a Dalton Pike residence. Officials believe the residence and the complainant’s vehicle were the target of vandals.
According to a report filed by deputy Paul Singleton of the Bradley County Sheriff’s Office, Mickey Goodman stated he left his residence for work Wednesday and when he returned home later, he noticed a door had been “busted open.” Goodman also discovered someone had shattered a window from his Dodge pickup truck parked nearby.
Goodman estimated damage to his property at $225.
- Deputy Tim Bohannon filed a theft report for Tommy Higgins.
Higgins said someone took his Yamaha Rhino from his mother’s driveway on Blue Springs Road.
The ATV was believed to have been taken either late Monday or early Tuesday.
The ATV was valued at $10,000.