County has quiet evening
by GREG KAYLOR Banner Staff Writer
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It was a quiet evening Wednesday, according to officials at the Bradley County Sheriff’s Office.

Bob Gault, media relations coordinator for BCSO, said only a supplemental report was filed in the past hours.

- On Tuesday, a report filed by deputy Cameron Kron noted lumber and other items were taken from a Hunt Road address.

Joel Parris said someone entered his barn between Tuesday and Wednesday and took a Bush Hog mower deck and a stack of antique cherry wood lumber.

Damage to a lock was also noted.

Kron said that Parris valued the missing wood and mower at $5,850, with damages listed at approximately $35.

- A shoplifter at a local business was confronted by store officials who recovered the items the person was attempting to take.

According to a report filed by deputy Heath Arthur, the incident occurred at Family Dollar located on Spring Place Road.

The store manager noticed a woman place items in her purse. When confronted, the woman attempted to leave the store with a jar of peanut butter and a container of jelly.

As deputies were responding to the scene, the woman made her escape and has not been identified.

- Mark Cross of a Parker Drive address said someone entered his garage and took tools and other items.

Cross reported the burglary to deputy Paul Singleton.

According to his report, the theft was believed to have occurred Sunday.

A DeWalt drill and kit, Kobalt air compressor tool kit and other items were listed as stolen.

Cross estimated the items were valued at $630.

Criminal Investigations Division detectives are in charge of the case.

- Cleveland Police continue to search for a man wanted for violating the Tennessee Sexual Offender Registry.

Warrants for his arrest have been filed. John Edgar Justice, 57, of an unknown address, allegedly violated the registry rules by not keeping information current or appearing for updates, according to police officials.

Detective Daniel Gibbs has filed the warrant for Justice’s arrest.

Justice is described as being 6 feet tall and weighing 180 pounds. He has brown hair and brown eyes, according to TBI’s SOR information. Justice was convicted of “Criminal Attempt to Commit Rape,” in February 1978.

Anyone having information regarding his whereabouts is asked to contact the Cleveland Police Department Criminal Investigations Division by calling 728-7311, and following the correct voice prompts.