Chad A. Parker charged in theft of vehicle
by By GREG KAYLOR Banner Staff Writer
Apr 05, 2013 | 2346 views | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend | print
A Meigs County resident was arrested after taking a Bradley County man’s vehicle.

According to investigators with the Bradley County Sheriff’s Office, Chad Alan Parker, 30, was arrested on a violation of probation warrant, but faces theft and burglary charges, conspiracy to commit charges and possession of a firearm by a convicted felon.

The BCSO Criminal Investigations Division began investigating the theft of a car owned by Clancy Bryson of the Georgetown community in northwest Bradley County.

Meigs County Sheriff’s Office deputy Andrew Howard recovered Bryson’s 1996 Ford Mustang. A handgun was also reported missing after the vehicle was recovered.

Investigators were able to establish Parker as the suspect.

The firearm was recovered later this week, according to Bob Gault, media relations coordinator for BCSO.

Parker remains incarcerated in the Meigs County Jail awaiting transfer to Bradley County, according to officials.

- A compact disc player was stolen from a vehicle parked at a 2nd Street apartment complex.

In his report, deputy Darren Miller noted Joshuwa Jones said someone entered his 2000 Honda Civic and took the CD player. The auto burglar cut the wires to remove the player.

Damage was also noted to the deck lid of the vehicle; however, no items were missing from the vehicle’s trunk.

Damages and loss were estimated at $300.

- Charles Latucca reported the theft of an iPod touch and damage to two television sets after someone reportedly broke into his Thompson Springs Road residence.

Deputy Cru Ross of the Bradley County Sheriff’s Office responded to the Latucca residence late last week and filed a report.

According to his report, Latucca said he returned home and found two Samsung televisions had been shattered and the iPod device missing. Latucca was able to provide a possible suspect and information has been passed along to the Bradley County Sheriff’’s Office Criminal Investigations Division for follow-up.