Home break-in investigated
by GREG KAYLOR Banner Staff Writer
Feb 05, 2014 | 922 views | 0 0 comments | 16 16 recommendations | email to a friend | print

A Tunnel Hill Road resident returned home Monday to find a storage trailer at his home had been burglarized and a number of tools taken.

According to a report filed by deputy Yvonne May, Coletun Buckner said he noticed a chair propped up against his storage trailer.

A window had been broken.

Further investigation showed a Co-Op brand kerosene heater, a Paslode framing nailer, a Stihl Farm Boss chainsaw and a Stihl Easy-Start chainsaw had been taken.

A Stihl cut-off saw was also noted missing.

According to the report, Detective Michael Hughes responded to the scene and collected evidence left behind by the perpetrator.

Buckner estimated his loss at $1,200.

- Prescription drugs and jewelry were reportedly taken during a burglary at an Overhead Bridge Road apartment.

According to a report filed by deputy Ken Ritenour, Mikey Shields said the burglary occurred between 7 a.m. Monday and 3:35 a.m. Tuesday.

Ritenour noted no signs of forced entry to the residence.

Missing were a Polk County High School class ring, an 18-karat gold bracelet and the prescription drugs.

Cash was also reported missing.

The loss was estimated at more than $1,000.

Investigation is continuing.

- Deputy Paul Singleton of the Bradley County Sheriff’s Office filed a report for a woman who said her vehicle was damaged earlier this week.

According to the report, Mary Woodruff of a Second Street address said she heard a loud noise early Monday morning.

She went out to investigate and found the rear window of her 2000 Ford Windstar van had been shattered.

The damage was estimated at $500.