Several house break-ins reported
Aug 21, 2013 | 1489 views | 0 0 comments | 16 16 recommendations | email to a friend | print
Bradley County Sheriff’s Office deputies filed a number of reports during the past few days regarding the theft of property due to burglaries.

According to the reports, a washer and dryer were taken from a Davis-Curbow Road residence. Davis-Curbow Road borders the Polk/Bradley County line.

No loss estimate was listed.

A Perry Street residence was also burglarized. A Kindle Fire, Nintendo 3DS, case and games and a Bradley Central High School class ring were taken.

Also on Tuesday, a burglary was reported at a Georgetown Circle residence. A television, surround sound system, a Blu-Ray and standard DVD player, a drum set, guitar and two knife sets were taken.

During the weekend, an iPhone and charger were taken from a Walker Valley Road residence and a garage on Jenkins Road was burglarized.

According to the report, a shotgun, a jewelry box containing assorted jewelry, a revolver, a laptop computer and a chainsaw were taken during that incident.

Loss was estimated at $2,000. Damage to property due to forced entry was assessed at $400. Investigation is continuing.

- Deputy Earl Pike of the Bradley County Sheriff’s Office responded to a Spring Place Road residence where he spoke with Rodney Chandler.

Chandler said someone took his Homelite weed cutter from his porch.

The last time Chandler recalled seeing the yard tool was Aug. 9.

There was no value placed in the report regarding the weed cutter.

- Tennessee Highway Patrol personnel will be conducting Driver’s License Roadside Safety Checkpoints in Bradley County this weekend. Bradley County Sheriff’s Office deputies will also be conducting saturation patrols.

The checkpoints will be set up in random locations in the county.

According to THP officials, checkpoints are an effective means of recognizing the dangers presented to the driving public, by motorists who would violate the laws of the state.

All scheduled checkpoints are contingent upon weather conditions and manpower availability.