Police reports: Batteries, electronics and jewelry are taken in break-ins
by By GREG KAYLOR Banner Staff Writer
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Three marine batteries and a piece of light construction equipment’s battery were taken during a theft from a Tunnel Hill Road address.

Rebecca Wallace said someone took the battery from a Bobcat dozer and then, took three marine batteries from a boat parked under a shed on her property.

Wallace believed the theft occurred between Aug. 25 and Thursday, when she made the discovery.

The batteries were valued at $380, according to deputy Kevin Chastain’s report.

- An Old Bates Pike residence was reportedly burglarized earlier this week and electronics were the primary target for the offenders.

According to a report filed with Bradley County Sheriff’s Office deputy Jeremy Guthrie, Antonio Butts arrived home from work and made the discovery.

A 42-inch plasma television and a Sony PlayStation had been taken.

According to Guthrie, after further investigation, he found marks of the door where the thieves had gained entry.

Detective Rob Wilson responded to the scene to collect evidence.

The Criminal Investigations Division at BCSO is in charge of the case.

The missing electronics were valued at $900.

- James Bigham of a New Hope Road address said someone took a Craftsman air compressor from the porch of his home and also gained entry to his residence.

Bigham was reportedly at work when the burglary and theft occurred.

According to a report filed by deputy Cru Ross, a pair of gold earrings were taken from inside the house.

Suspect information was passed along to the CID detectives.

Loss was not assessed, according to Ross.