Shotgun taken from vehicle
by GREG KAYLOR, Banner Staff Writer
Aug 01, 2013 | 1095 views | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend | print
A Remington 12-gauge shotgun was reported stolen from a Harrison Pike resident in an incident called in to authorities Tuesday.

Jim Mizell told deputy Laura Lane that someone had taken the shotgun from the back seat of his vehicle.

The theft may have occurred sometime last week. Mizell said the vehicle was not locked at the time of the theft.

Serial number information was available and entered into the National Crime Information Center computer.

The gun was valued at $500.

- Twenty-five gold and silver pocket watches were among items taken from an art gallery ,located on Old Bates Pike.

Deputy Doug Graham of the Bradley County Sheriff’s Office filed a report for Eric Steiner, who was listed as the owner of State of the Art.

Steiner told the deputy he locked up the business for the weekend. When he returned Monday, Steiner notice pry marks on a door.

Criminal Investigations detectives responded to the scene to begin an investigation.

According to the report, the watches, two Minolta digital cameras and a clock were also discovered missing.

Steiner estimated his loss at $5,150.

- A victim of a reported car burglary reportedly saw the offenders inside her car. Jennifer Smith identified the suspects as juveniles, according to a report filed by deputy Kevin Chastain.

Smith said shortly after 10 p.m. Tuesday her car was parked in her driveway when she saw two people inside it.

The two people, who appeared to be juveniles, exited the vehicle and left the scene, according to the report.

Smith discovered her purse and several other items had been stolen from her vehicle.

Missing were energy drinks, perfume and identification cards.

Smith valued her loss at $117.