David Johnson of a Pleasant Grove Trail address alerted authorities after he discovered the front door of his home had been kicked in.
No other damage to the house was reported.
The home was reportedly vacant and didn’t have any furnishings. Johnson did tell deputies approximately three cords of firewood were missing from the backyard of the house.
Evidence was documented and collected and transferred to the Criminal Investigations Division for follow-up.
Damage to the property, as well as loss, was listed at $400.
- Deputy Andrew Coggin filed a theft report at a Spring Place Road residence.
Roger Divel stated someone had cut a chain which secured his fence and took a trailer.
Coggin observed the chain had indeed been cut and was lying on the ground. Coggin was also able to collect evidence at the scene and alerted Criminal Investigations Division detectives who responded to take possession of the evidence.
According to his report, investigation is continuing.
Coggin didn’t note a dollar amount regarding Divel’s loss.
- A 19 year-old man was charged with underage consumption and public intoxication after an alleged argument occurred in the parking lot of Checker’s located on 25th Street.
The report noted the arrest was made late Friday night.
According to officer Eddie Bonnett of the Cleveland Police Department, Todd Zachary Morgan, 19, was arrested and charged after he made contact with him in the parking lot.
Morgan had been arguing with a female over keys being locked inside a car, according to the report.
Morgan continued to verbally assault the female during the course of Bonnett’s investigation, he noted.
Bonnett also reported that he detected a “strong odor of alcohol” on Morgan’s breath and that Morgan had “admitted to drinking several liquor drinks.”
“After several unheeded warnings, I determined Mr. Morgan was a danger to himself as well as to the public and placed him into custody,” said Bonnett, who also noted that Morgan continued to “get more aggressive toward him and other officers on the scene.”
Morgan was taken to the Bradley County Jail and booked on the charges.
- Tennessee Highway Patrol will be holding Drivers License Roadside Safety Checkpoints in Polk County beginning Sunday.
THP conducts the checkpoints to make sure drivers are not violating the driver’s license laws of the state of Tennessee.
All scheduled checkpoints are contingent upon manpower availability and weather conditions.