Burglary victim reports losses
by GREG KAYLOR Banner Staff Writer
Jan 06, 2014 | 1244 views | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend | print
The victim of a burglary at a J Mack Circle residence originally reported a shotgun and several other items had been taken.

Further inspection prompted him to have officials amend the report due to additional loss.

According to a report filed by deputy Cordus Waller, Robert Sivitski said he and his girlfriend Ann Adams, returned home Dec. 28 and found the home had been burglarized.

Initially, a 12-guage Mossberg shotgun, an HP laptop computer, a silver necklace and bracelet were discovered missing.

Waller and Detective Dewayne Scoggins searched the scene for evidence after their response to the residence.

According to the initial report, the missing items were valued at $600.

On New Year’s Day, Sivitski reported a number of other items missing after the couple had searched further.

Several men’s and women’s jewelry items including rings, necklaces, bracelets were also found to be missing.

According to the report, an additional $7,040 in jewelry was reported stolen during the burglary.

Evidence was collected at the scene.

Investigation is continuing.

- A York Road resident was arrested after he allegedly took metal from a Bates Pike property and sold it for scrap.

Jeremy N. Payne, 36, was taken into custody.

According to a report filed by deputy Cru Ross, Mary Steels of a Bates Pike address reported seeing a pickup truck backed up on her property.

She reportedly called 911 and before deputies arrived, the vehicle left.

Deputies responded to the area of a scrap metal yard located on Overhead Bridge Road and made contact with the vehicle in question.

According to the report, Payne admitted to selling the metal for scrap and had received $79 from the scrap metal dealer.

Payne and his passenger, Randall J. Williams, 43, were both take into custody and transported to the Bradley County Jail, where they were charged with theft under $500 and criminal trespassing.