Home, auto burglaries investigated
by GREG KAYLOR, Banner Staff Writer
Nov 28, 2012 | 957 views | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend | print
Three burglaries were reported to Bradley County officials Monday, all of them in the McDonald community.

According to a report by deputy Joe Musselwhite of the Bradley County Sheriff’s Office, he spoke with Jack Parker of an Owl Hollow Trail address.

Someone reportedly entered his residence and took five firearms and a chainsaw.

Both long guns and handguns were among the mix of arms taken.

A .22-magnum revolver, a Taurus 9mm weapon, a .22 rifle, a Savage 17-caliber rifle and a .410 shotgun were stolen along with a 20-inch Stihl chainsaw.

The missing items were valued at $1,600.

Deputy Adam Ensley went to an Old Harrison Trail address and filed a report for two people.

Eric Ward said someone entered his Nissan Pathfinder and stole medication.

Scott LaFountain told Ensley someone entered his vehicle and took tools and other items.

Missing were a socket set, floor jack, miscellaneous tools, a stereo speaker and amplifier and other items.

The auto burglary was believed to have occurred during the early weekend.

The missing items were valued at approximately $700.

George Higgins, also of an Old Harrison Trail address, reported a number of power tools missing from his vehicle.

According to a report filed by deputy Doug Boucher, the theft at Higgins’ home also occurred during the early weekend.

A saw, drills, a tool box and variety of hand tools were missing from Higgins’ pickup truck, according to the report.

The tools were valued at $985.

Investigation is continuing.

- Damage was done to a residence on Hancock Road as burglars reportedly kicked a door in to gain entry to the home.

Jackie Goff reported jewelry, a computer, a Blu-Ray player, DVDs, a camera, television, camcorder and other property had been taken from his home.

The burglary was reported to Bradley County Sheriff’s deputy Doug Graham, who filed a report and contacted Criminal Investigations Division detectives.

According to the report, the loss was estimated at $9,370.