One charged for burglary; other burglaries investigated
by By GREG KAYLOR Banner Staff Writer
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Christopher Stringer, 21, was charged with numerous counts of burglary by Cleveland Police Department and Bradley County Sheriff’s Office detectives after their investigations were completed. Stringer crashed his SUV early Sunday.

Stringer’s vehicle was reportedly a suspect vehicle which had been seen fleeing the area of Fulbright Road. A “be on the lookout” had been issued to law enforcement and CPD officer J. R. Burnette spotted the vehicle turning onto Chambliss Avenue.

Burnette indicated the driver sped up and crashed into a mini-van at the intersection of 20th Street and Chambliss. Three people were injured.

“Stringer, was arrested as part of an investigation by the Cleveland Police Department,” said Bob Gault, media relations coordinator for the Bradley County Sheriff’s Office. “Their investigation also turned up items taken out of a vehicle on Caperton Drive, an active investigation by the BCSO.

According to reports published Thursday, bowling equipment and a set of booster cables had been taken from the victim’s vehicle while it was parked in his driveway.

A black Geo Tracker had been seen in the victim’s driveway, according to the report.

Cleveland police charged Stringer with multiple counts of theft, two counts of burglary of a motor vehicle and numerous traffic offenses. On Wednesday, BCSO detectives added new charges of burglary of an auto and theft, according to Gault.

Stringer has been held in the Bradley County jail since his arrest by the CPD.

n Several items including electronics which belonged to Charter Communications were stolen during a home burglary while the homeowner was reportedly away for the weekend.

Delores Lawson said someone entered her home and took two Charter DVD boxes, a Charter cable modem and router and a tool box filled with assorted hand tools.

There were no signs of forced entry evident, according to the report filed by deputy Mitchell Roe of the Bradley County Sheriff’s Office.

The missing items were valued at $1,200.

Investigation is continuing.

n A Spring Place Road resident reported her and her daughter’s house adjacent were damaged due to an apparent burglary attempt.

Nancy and Amy McBryar were listed as the victims.

Several panes of glass, a door and an air conditioning unit had been damaged at both houses, according to a report filed by deputy Robert Jones.

No missing property was reported.

The damage estimate exceeded $700.