Copper wiring taken from construction site
by GREG KAYLOR Banner Staff Writer
May 02, 2014 | 1026 views | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend | print

An Old Bacon Road construction site was reportedly stripped of its wiring.

Deputy Jasper McDonald filed a report for Rickie D. Tilley.

According to his report, approximately 5,000 feet of copper wire and 1,000 feet of coaxial cable were taken from the house under construction.

The theft was believed to have occurred during the weekend and Monday.

The wiring had been installed, according to the report.

Loss was estimated at $1,100.

- Two utility trailers were reported stolen from different locations in Bradley County during the past few days.

A report filed Tuesday by deputy Cordus Waller noted Casey Hale of a Goode Road address as one of the victims.

The 6-foot trailer was taken from Hale’s driveway. It was described as being black with a wooden floor and a mesh tailgate.

The trailer was valued at $850.

- A 16-foot trailer was taken from a Broomfield Road address owned by Derek Shields. According to a report filed by deputy Robert O’Daniel, the theft occurred sometime during the weekend.

Shields told the deputy the trailer had been parked on his property and was valued at $700.

Investigation into the thefts is continuing.

- Antiques were among items taken from a home located on Trewhitt Road.

Deputy Darren Miller filed a report for Graham Uhelski and his mother.

According to the report, Uhelski noticed a door at the rear of his mother’s home was not locked.

After he contacted his mother, Lee Uhelski, she went to her residence and discovered that someone had broken in and taken a Canon camera, an antique gold watch, currency, silver bars, miscellaneous coins and jewelry.

Loss was estimated at $4,800.

After the initial report was filed, Lee Uhelski filed an amendment reflecting that a number of other items, mostly coins, had been taken as well.

An additional $450 worth of items were added to the list of missing property list.

Investigation is continuing.