Trailer theft, credit card fraud reported
by GREG KAYLOR Banner Staff Writer
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A 5-by-8-foot utility trailer was reported stolen from a Georgetown residence.

Deputy Cordus Waller went to a Francisco Road address and spoke with Ricky Brogan, who said someone had taken the trailer, possibly sometime Monday morning.

He described the trailer as being red with wooden floorboards and having patches of surface rust. The trailer had white, spoked wheels and a ramp.

The missing item is valued at $800.

- Deputy Ken Ritenour of the Bradley County Sheriff’s Office filed a report for a victim of credit card fraud.

According to his report, the woman said she noticed money missing from her bank account. Further investigation revealed her card number had been used in several businesses in Cleveland, though her card was still in her possession.

The victim also told the deputy her loss was $2,163.

Criminal Investigations Division detectives are in charge of the case.

- Tools, movies and other items were taken from a camper was parked at the victim’s residence.

A report filed by deputy Darren Miller said Jimmy Stevenson believes the burglary occurred sometime between Oct. 6 and 9.

Someone had broken a window to gain entry to his camper.

Country music CDs, movies and handtools were taken.

Deputy Jeremy Guthrie responded to the scene to collect evidence.

The value of the missing items and the damage total were estimated to be around $1,100.

- A 10th Street resident came home Wednesday and found his home had been burglarized.

Darrin Ellis said while he was at work, someone apparently broke a window to gain entry to his home, then took a 32-inch television and a Sony PlayStation 3.

Ellis said his wife had been gone from the home for approximately four hours and the burglary was believed to have occurred during that time frame.

Loss and damage were estimated at $350.

Investigation is continuing.