The following information was compiled from East Ridge Police Department “pass along reports.”
Jan. 12 Day Shift
4145 Ringgold Road (theft recovery):
Pinellas Park Police in Pinellas Park, FL sent notification on the recovery of a firearm stolen from this address in 2019. The handgun, which had been turned in to the department by the complainant’s former roommate in 2019, has been in NCIC during the two years it has sat in Pinellas Park Police custody.
4101 Ringgold Road (theft from vehicles):
A salesman for Paniagua Motors reported the theft of two catalytic converters from two of their vehicles which were parked in the rear of their lot. According to the complainant, the thefts may have occurred between 01/10 and 01/12/21. The caller will be reviewing video surveillance for suspect information.
710 Summit Avenue (vandalism):
The property manager for First Property Management, requested a police report after discovering the former tenants at this address had intentionally damaged the property.
1400 block N. Smith Street (suspicious activity):
Dispatch received a call from an unknown woman at Holiday Inn Express who was whispering for help. Contact was made with the woman and it was quickly discovered she was suffering from paranoia and drug addiction. She was transported to an area hospital by her husband.
1300 block Sewanee Drive (theft):
Complainant reported a Glock 19 had been stolen from his home while he was at work. He believes the suspect to be a guest his girlfriend had over while he was away. The firearm has been entered into NCIC.
3401 Betty Ln (Suspicious Person 21-000497):
The caller stated there was a male subject standing in the roadway staring at houses. When officers arrived the subject became combative with police. Police learned a short time later the party was in a mental health crisis. He was transported to Parkridge East.
2173 Dugan St (Disorder 21-000498):
The reporting party stated they could hear yelling and children crying coming from the residence. Navesia Springs was arrested for Disorderly Conduct and Resisting Arrest.
500 block S Seminole Dr (Assist EMS 21-000500):
EMS requested assistance with a possibly combative patient. The party was transported to Parkridge Hospital without incident.
3300 Ringgold Rd (Arrest 21-000501):
Javeon Sullivan was taken into custody during a traffic stop for Possession of a Stolen Firearm, Possession of Schedule I, Possession of Schedule II, Possession of a Firearm During a Dangerous Felony and Possession of Schedule VI. The narcotics, firearm and $2,220 in US Currency were seized.
601 Walnut St (Warrant Arrest 21-000505):
Demitrius Long Ross was served an East Ridge arrest warrant at the Hamilton County Jail.
400 Scruggs Rd (Arrests 21-000506):
Police arrested multiple parties during a traffic stop after observing suspicious activity at the Econo Lodge Motel. During a traffic stop police found multiple counterfeit identification cards, a firearm, narcotics and checks reported stolen in Chattanooga a few days prior. Sarah Summers was charged with Criminal Simulation and Possession of Stolen Property. Andrea Wells was charged with Unlawful Possession of a Firearm, Possession of Schedule II and Criminal Simulation. Wells also had active warrants through East Ridge. Amber Smith was taken into custody on Hamilton County warrants for Credit Card Fraud and Theft
1600 Prater Rd (Suspicious Person 21-000509):
According to Catoosa County Dispatch, Jarrett Stroud had been seen in a disorder with multiple parties at the intersection of Prater Rd and State Line during the early morning hours Wednesday. The party fled further into Catoosa as neighbors challenged him to quite screaming in the roadway. Catoosa requested East Ridge attempt to locate him on the Tennessee side of State Line Rd. He was located a short time later on Prater Road in Catoosa County.
3725 Fountain Ave (Arrest 21-000510):
Aaron Smith was taken into custody for Public Intoxication after creating a disorder with his ex-girlfriend at this location. He was located wandering the hall by police after the disorder heavily intoxicated.