Brackett charged for not registering as sex offender
by By GREG KAYLOR Banner Staff Writer
May 04, 2010 | 1050 views | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend | print
An Oregon man was arrested in Bradley County after he reportedly failed to register in Tennessee, specifically Bradley County, as a sex offender.“Claude Edward Brackett, 51, was arrested Friday after he allegedly violated a provision of the law requiring sex offenders from other states, if they live, work or attend school in Tennessee,” according to Bob Gault, media relations coordinator for the Bradley County Sheriff’s Office.Bradley County Sheriff’s Office Detective Laura Lane is in charge of registering convicted sex offenders. Bracket has been released after posting a $5,000 bond.

- A chainsaw and other tools were reportedly taken from an outbuilding located on Second Street, according to a report filed with Bradley County Sheriff’s Office.Deputy Paul Singleton spoke with Jeremy Mongey who said he went to this building on Thursday afternoon and noticed several tools missing. Mongey then noticed someone had opened a window. Criminal Investigations Division detectives responded to the scene and collected evidence. According to the report, a Poulan chain saw, a toolbox containing masonry tools, a jig saw, drill, Craftsman hand tools and other items were discovered missing. The missing property was valued at $1,680.

- A resident on Bates Pike reported a burglary to her vehicle. Deputy Brandon Edwards filed a report for Ann Talbott who stated she saw two males running from her house Thursday. The two males entered a vehicle and left the area. Talbott later went to her vehicle’s trunk to get some medication when she discovered the secured box she kept it in had been stolen.Investigation has been turned over to the Criminal Investigations Division. There was damage of pry marks reported on the vehicle, but no dollar amount was listed for either damage or loss.