According to a report filed by deputy John Davis of the Bradley County Sheriff’s Office, Christopher Allen and Scott Roy had been hunting in the Charleston area Saturday.
When they returned to the vehicle, which was parked on the shoulder of Lower River Road, they discovered a window had been broken, allowing burglars to gain entry.
Allen reported bowhunting equipment taken. Roy told the deputy his wallet, a set of booster cables, a car battery, alcohol, two pocket knives, two flashlights, hand tools, a Garmin GPS and a cell phone were taken.
According to the report, Roy’s credit cards which were in his wallet at the time of the theft, had been used at several local businesses.
Officials continue to investigate the auto burglary.
No amount of loss was listed in Davis’ report.
- Corporal Tim Robinson of the Bradley County Sheriff’s Office filed a report for a Lowery Street resident who reported a pistol stolen.
According to his report, Jessie McKinley said his John Wayne .22-caliber collector’s edition pistol was taken from his residence sometime during the weekend.
The pistol was described as being black steel with white, wooden grips and brown stripes.
The weapon was valued at $250.
According to the report, McKinley could not provide serial numbers at the time of the report.
- Tennessee Highway Patrol will be conducting Driver’s License Roadside Safety Checkpoints in Bradley County beginning this weekend.
The checkpoints will be set up in random locations in the county.
According to THPL officials, checkpoints are an effective means of recognizing the dangers presented to the driving public by motorists who would violate the driver’s license laws of the state.
All scheduled checkpoints are contingent upon weather conditions and manpower availability.