Officers investigate theft cases
by GREG KAYLOR, Banner Staff Writer
Apr 10, 2013 | 1039 views | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend | print
Cleveland Police detectives are investigating a theft during which a caretaker allegedly took jewelry and other items from a homeowner.

Detective Lt. Robert Harbison of the Cleveland Police Department Criminal Investigations Division said today detectives were traveling to Chattanooga to recover some of the items which had been taken during the past few weeks.

Additional details are forthcoming as the investigation continues.

- An unlocked bedroom window was believed to be how burglars entered a home located on Benton Pike.

A report filed by deputy Darren Miller named Larry Scroggins.

Scroggins said he returned home from work and discovered two televisions and a Stihl chainsaw missing.

Detective Shaunda Efaw of the Bradley County Sheriff’s Office Criminal Investigations Division responded to the scene to begin an investigation.

The missing items were valued at $650.

- Deputy Cru Ross of the Bradley County Sheriff’s Office filed a report regarding the theft of a single-wide trailer.

Doyle Beard had bought some property on Spring Place Road.

Johnny Lewis was reportedly the broker for the transaction.

According to Lewis, the property had a single-wide trailer on it when the transaction was made and when Lewis went to inspect the property, the trailer was missing.

Officials were able to determine the trailer had been pulled from the property and indications were the responsible party had traveled south on Spring Place Road.

The trailer was valued at $1,500.

- A 2nd Street resident filed a burglary report after he and his family returned home Sunday from an out-of-town trip.

John Baggett said his LG television and a small safe were missing.

According to deputy Ken Ritenour’s report, entry to the residence was made after someone had pried a door open.

The items were valued at $650.