Vehicle break-ins reported; Chickens and duck taken
by GREG KAYLOR Banner Staff Writer
Jul 10, 2014 | 1800 views | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend | print
As reported earlier this week in the Banner, a number of vehicles were burglarized in the Belleview Drive neighborhood.

The Bradley County Sheriff’s Office has filed several reports for the victims.

According to Deputy Anthony Liner, Kerry May went outside to sit on his front porch Tuesday morning and noticed the deck lid and a door open on his car.

May notified authorities and said he couldn’t determine if anything had been taken during the burglary.

William Durgin also reported someone had entered his vehicle while it was parked at his residence on Mountain View Drive.

Durgin stated to Liner that he was preparing to leave when he noticed his Ford Escape had been burglarized.

At the time of the report, a small amount of cash was noticed missing.

Amy T. Driggers reported the loss of a DVD player and a GPS system.

Driggers’ car was parked at her Belleview Drive residence, and she told Liner that someone had entered her car, gone through the glovebox and had also disturbed other areas inside the car.

At the time of the report, she couldn’t determine if any other property was taken.

The missing electronics were valued at $100.

- City and county law enforcement officials have been investigating a rash of yard equipment thefts during the past few weeks.

Lori N. Fugate of a Ramsey Bridge Road address filed a report with Deputy Liner regarding the theft of her Stihl weed trimmer. The theft was reported Tuesday.

Fugate said she noticed her garage door had been opened, but there were no signs of forced entry. The weed trimmer was valued at $479.

Identification numbers were obtained and entered into the National Crime Information Center computer database.

- A Trewhitt Road resident reported the theft of chickens and ducks.

Jeremiah Pritchard told Deputy Adam Ensley that 12 Turken bantam chickens, 22 Cochin bantam chickens, one giant bantam chicken and four ducks were missing from his property.

Pritchard reported the theft occurred during the weekend.

The loss was estimated at $610.