Police Beat: Buyer learns car stolen
by By GREG KAYLOR Banner Staff Writer
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A report filed with the BCSO regarding a car purchase evolved into a case where the buyer learned the car had been reported stolen in Atlanta.

Donna Grunas of a Frontage Road address alerted authorities after the company that financed her purchase of a

2004 Nissan truck found it had been reported stolen in Atlanta.

According to a report filed by deputy David Harper, Grunas had the truck for a month.

Grunas reportedly purchased the vehicle from a local car lot, located on East Inman Street.

The vehicle was recovered and taken to a local tow lot.Grunas’ loss was estimated at $9,000.

- A suspect was named in the theft of a cellphone reportedly taken from a vehicle parked at a workplace.

According to a report filed by deputy Earl Pike of the Bradley County Sheriff’s Office, Charles Moses reported his LG Vertex phone was stolen from his vehicle.

A number of his co-workers were able to identify a possible suspect, who is no longer employed with the victim’s workplace.

According to the report, vital identification numbers have been obtained and entered into the National Crime Information Center computer database.

Moses valued the phone at $400.

- Cleveland Police filed a theft report involving an automobile which was later recovered by Bradley County officials.

A report filed Wednesday noted that a resident of Lancelot Lane noticed a 2003 Mazda was parked in the road and had been there overnight.

Further investigation revealed the car had been taken from a Peerless Road address.

The owner was notified and responded to the scene to take possession of the car.

According to the report, a yellow backpack and the stereo system were missing from the car, and the windshield was damaged.