Thefts of tools, ATV investigated
by GREG KAYLOR, Banner Staff Writer
Apr 18, 2013 | 587 views | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend | print
Tools were the target for thieves when they broke into a basement at a home located in the Rolling Brook community this week.

A report filed by deputy Ken Ritenour stated Joshua Missinne had been gone from his home Tuesday, between 7 and 9 p.m.

Someone reportedly pried open a door leading to his basement. Craftsman tools and others were taken.

Criminal Investigations Division detectives were notified of the theft, according to the report.

The tools were valued at $90.

- A Honda ATV was reported stolen from an Old Parksville Road address Tuesday.

Matthew Burger said the four-wheeler had been parked in the front yard of his residence.

Between 7 and 10 p.m., someone entered his property and took the Honda TRX 400EX, which was described as being yellow and black in color.

CID detectives were presented with a lead sheet regarding the information that a man had stopped by earlier that day inquiring about purchasing the ATV, according to a report filed by Ritenour.

The ATV was valued at $2,000.

- Deputy Cru Ross of the Bradley County Sheriff’s Office filed a report on vandalism.

He responded to Countrywood Drive where he spoke with Susanna Lowe.

Lowe said her Ford Bronco was parked in the driveway.

During the night, someone broke a headlight out of the vehicle as well as damaged a fender.

Investigation is ongoing, according to Ross. The damage was estimated at $500.

- 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 location in the county.

According to THP officials, checkpoints are an effective means of recognizing the dangers presented to the driving public, by motorists who would violate the drivers license laws of the state.

All scheduled checkpoints are contingent upon weather conditions and manpower availability.