Car vandalisms, dog theft reported
by By GREG KAYLOR Banner Staff Writer
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Three vehicles were reportedly damaged due to vandalism that occurred at a Varnell Road address.

The incident was reported earlier this week to Bradley County Sheriff’s Office.

According to a report filed by deputy Kolby Duckett, Robin Killian, Cathy Whaley and Twania McGill said they made the discovery Tuesday that someone had damaged the tires on their vehicles.

The incident was believed to have occurred between 1:30 a.m. and 6:30 a.m. Tuesday.

Twelve tires had been punctured, according to the report.

Damage was estimated at $1,540.

- Deputy Kevin Chastain filed a report regarding a burglary at a Woolen Street address.

Ashley Garrett and Adrian Pena said someone broke into their residence and took a JVC 40-inch television, a Sony PlayStation III and controllers, 15 games and 15 Blu-Ray discs. Criminal Investigations Division detectives were notified of the burglary. Forced entry to the residence was evident, according to the report.

Loss was estimated at $2,400.

- A Waterlevel Highway resident reported the theft of his pet beagle.

Deputy Earl Pike filed a report for Michael Randolph.

According to the report, a neighbor saw a red Honda pull up to the Randolph address and pick up the dog. The occupants of the vehicle were questioned by the neighbor.

According to their statement, the occupants of the vehicle said they had purchased the dog at a yard sale and were there to pick it up.

The neighbor didn’t know any different and allowed the occupants of the Honda to leave.

After arriving home later, Randolph noticed his dog missing and asked his neighbor if he had seen it. The neighbor told Randolph about the incident and Randolph notified authorities.

The dog is valued at $75.

- 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 THP 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.