Vandalism reports keep deputies busy
May 27, 2013 | 1212 views | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend | print
By GREG KAYLOR

Banner Staff Writer

Two reports of vandalism were reported to Bradley County authorities late last week.

According to a report filed by deputy Ken Ritenour, he responded to a Tremont Circle address and spoke with Tina Pullin.

According to Pullin, someone attempted to pry open a door at her home and caused significant damage to the door locks.

Pullin believed the possible burglary attempt occurred Wednesday or Thursday during the early morning hours.

Damage to the lock was estimated at $15.

The area was placed under extra patrol by the Bradley County Sheriff’s Office.

- An official at Tri-State Truss Co. reported that trucks and the business’ building had been damaged due to vandalism.

Deputy Matthew Landolt spoke with Michael Ellis who said he found a 1999 International tractor had been damaged. The windshield of the tractor appeared to have been broken by a large rock which was found on the ground near the rig.

Landolt also noted a windshield and several other window glasses were damaged in a 2002 Ford Ranger pickup truck.

Further investigation revealed that someone had also used a large rock to break glass from the building.

Damage to the trucks and the building was assessed at $2,800.

- Jose Fraire reported the theft of his Cobra radar detector to law enforcement last week.

According to a report filed by deputy Cru Ross, Fraire said someone entered car at his Keith Valley Road residence and took the unit from his dashboard.

The radar detector was valued at $25.