Thieves target lawn furniture
by GREG KAYLOR Banner Staff Writer
May 14, 2014 | 1027 views | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend | print
Bradley County deputies have filed a number of reports during the past few days regarding lawn furniture being an easy target for thieves.

According to Capt. David Shoemaker of the Bradley County Sheriff’s Office Criminal Investigations Division, at least three homeowners in the southern portion of Bradley County have filed reports that their wicker lawn furniture was stolen.

Bob Gault, media relations coordinator said today it appears all the theft soccurred during a specific time frame.

An investigation into the thefts is continuing.

- A Glock pistol, currency and a Tennessee Volunteers collectible knife set were taken from a home where burglars also rifled through two cars.

According to a report filed by deputy Darren Miller, James Stone of a Howard Street address said he returned home and discovered a door open.

Further investigation revealed doors opened on his vehicles. Although the vehicle’s had been disturbed, Stone said nothing appeared to be missing from the vehicles.

Once inside his home, Stone said burglars took the knife set, approximately $2,000 in currency and his firearm.

Criminal Investigations Division detectives were notified of the burglary.

Loss was estimated at $2,700.

- Peri B. Hulett reported to deputy Miller that someone had burglarized a residence she had been in the process of vacating.

According to his report, electronics, jewelry, appliances and other items had been taken.

Hulett said she had moved her belongings to the basement of the home while preparing her new residence.

A possible suspect was identified and information was passed along to detectives.

Loss was estimated at $7,180.