According to a report filed by deputy Sam Long of the Bradley County Sheriff’s Office, he and Lt. Cheryl Holloway responded to the residence of Jean Varner.
Varner said she had left town Jan. 3.
A neighbor noticed Verner’s garage door open. Contact with Verner was made by the deputies.
According to the report, missing from the residence was a Sony Bravia 32-inch television.
Damage and loss was estimated at $800.
n A 2nd Street resident reported the theft of his son’s bicycle Tuesday afternoon.
Jeremy Monger said he returned home for lunch around noon Tuesday and saw his son’s 20-inch bicycle parked on the front porch of his home.
When he returned home about 5 p.m., the bike was gone.
According to a report filed by deputy Jeremy Guthrie, Monger checked around his property and neighborhood before alerting law enforcement of the theft.
The bicycle was described as being red with a black seat and handlebars. It was valued at $50.
- Burglars pried boards loose from an outbuilding at a Lee Highway address to gain entry, taking yard equipment.
According to a report filed by deputy Adam Ensley, John Swallows said he discovered three of his chainsaws missing from the outbuilding.
A Stihl 25-inch saw, a Homelite 14-inch saw and an Echo 20-inch chainsaw were missing. Each saw had distinct identifying characteristics which were listed in the report.
Swallows noted the last time he had seen the saws was Dec. 23.
The missing saws were valued at $775.
Investigation is being conducted by the Criminal Investigations Division at Bradley County Sheriff’s Office.
- A Blackburn Road woman was charged with filing a false report after reportedly telling a Cleveland Police Department officer someone had taken her medication.
According to the report, Sherry Posey-Evans, 40, was charged after she said she had been inside a local store and someone had taken her purse containing her medication.
Officials noted they were going to review video security information, at which point Posey began to reportedly recant her story.
Posey eventually admitted “that she had made false statements and all items she advised were taken are still in her possession,” according to the report.
Posey did state she had 30 hydrocodone pills missing but declined to file a report regarding the missing pills.
She was taken to the Bradley County Jail and booked on the charge.