The following information is courtesy of the East Ridge Police Department.
May 19 – Day Shift
23-006091 700 BLK Summit Avenue Aggravated Burglary – The resident stated she spent the night away from home returning at approximately 0945 to find the sliding glass door in her bedroom open and a potted plant she keeps on her back deck strewn over her bedroom. It was stated she does not believe any items of value were taken.
23-006095 5300 BLK Marion Avenue / Theft – Police responded to this location in reference to a fraud call. Police determined that the reporting party had a checkbook stolen from her mailbox on an unknown date. The suspect has been cashing the stolen checks at locations outside of East Ridge. Police have no suspects at this time.
23-006098 4300 BLK Bennett Road / Delayed Assault – Police responded to this location following a fight. Police spoke to multiple parties involved and were unable to determine a primary aggressor. Discipline of students was referred to school staff.
23-006110 – 6700 BLK Ringgold Rd – Suspicious Person – A responsible party for the former Food City property at this location advised a homeless male was camping at the rear of the property. Police spoke with the man and asked him to vacate the property.
23-006105 – 1500 BLK McBrien Rd – Evading – A silver Suzuki sport bike with no registration plate was observed being driven south on McBrien Road. When a traffic stop was attempted, the male driver and female passenger sped away in congested traffic. The traffic stop was immediately terminated.
May 19 – Night Shift
23-006113 – 6300 BLK Ringgold Road – Found Property – Police were flagged down at the above address regarding found property. The manager advised he found several items belonging to the victim and wanted to turn them over to police. All items were placed into East Ridge property and evidence for safe keeping. All attempts to contact the victim were unsuccessful.
23-006112 – 1400 BLK N. Smith Street – Property Damage – Police were dispatched to an auto-theft in progress at this location. Once officers arrived on scene, they were informed the vehicle had rolled into the woods while the complainant was inside his residence.
23-006121 – 4214 Ringgold Road – Warrant Service – A man was booked for his outstanding warrants out of East Ridge while at Silverdale.
23-006128 – 600 Camp Jordan Parkway – Disorder – Police were dispatched to this location for a fight. Upon arrival police determined that only a verbal argument had taken place. The restaurant did not want anyone trespassed but asked for both parties to leave for the remainder of the night.
23-006125 – 6400 BLK Ringgold Road – Suspicious Activity – Police responded to this location for parties acting intoxicated and possibly urinating behind the dumpsters of the restaurant. It was determined that one party had active warrants through Hamilton County. She was placed into custody and transported to Silverdale.
23-006129 – 3900 BLK Ringgold Rd – Drug Possession – Police noticed a vehicle improperly parked. Upon speaking to the occupants a woman was found in possession of Methamphetamine.
23-006126 – 5700 BLK Scott Street – Arrest – Police responded to this area regarding a man behaving erratically. Upon arrival, Police met with the subject. Following an interview, the subject was taken into custody for Public Intoxication.
23-006130 – 6700 BLK Ringgold Road – Arrest – Police encountered a reckless driver in the 6500 block of Ringgold Road. Police observed the vehicle swerve into the westbound lanes still traveling east. Police attempted to initiate a traffic stop but the driver refused to stop. The vehicle eventually came to a stop in the 6800 block of Ringgold Road. While officers were giving commands to exit the vehicle, the driver put the vehicle in reverse and began backing in the direction of an officer. The driver stopped the vehicle and was taken into custody for DUI, Felony Evading, Reckless Driving and Driving without a license.
May 20 – Night Shift
23-006156 – 6500 BLK Ringgold Road – Intoxicated Person – Police responded to this location for a male party that was intoxicated inside the store. The man was heavily slurring his speech and had an odor of alcoholic beverage. He was placed into custody for public intoxication.
No Number Assigned – 4900 BLK Ringgold Road- Warrant Service – Police responded to a crash and discovered that one party had a warrant out of Hamilton County for Intimidation of a Judge or Juror. He was transported to Silverdale without incident.
23-006148 – 3600 BLK Ringgold Road – Drug Possession – Police stopped a vehicle for multiple traffic violations. Upon questioning the driver he gave consent to search and that search yielded 10 Adderall Pills in a sandwich bag. The driver was given a misdemeanor citation in lieu of arrest.
May 21 – Day Shift
23-006162 – 1300 BLK St Thomas St – Arrest – A woman was taken into custody for public intoxication and possession of drug paraphernalia after she was located sleeping in a vehicle.
23-006174 – 700 BLK S. Lovell Ave – Auto Theft – The resident reported his 2009 black Mercedes-Benz C300 was stolen from his driveway after he left the key fob inside the vehicle. He stated he was contacted by a party on social media about purchasing the vehicle later in the afternoon. In anticipation of this, he had placed the key fob and title in the vehicle.
23-006185 – 4214 Ringgold Road – Arrest- A man was served an East Ridge forfeiture capias warrant for possession of drug paraphernalia while in custody at the Hamilton County Jail.
23-006188 – 3600 BLK Ringgold Road – Shoplifting- Officers were dispatched for a shoplifter who was still in the store. Officers arrived but the suspect had left the area. The suspect was described as a female, slim build, wearing a black ballcap, black tank top, and blue jeans shorts with black leggings underneath. The female was said to have attempted stealing multiple meat products but was stopped by store management. The suspect was observed leaving in a silver Nissan Maxima, which had extensive passenger-side damage. Officers were able to retrieve video footage and warrants will be sought when identification is made.
May 21 – Night Shift
No Number Assigned – 300 BLK Camp Jordan Parkway – Assist Other Agency – Chattanooga Police requested ERPD check the area for the suspect vehicle of a kidnapping. Police checked the area but did not locate the vehicle. CPD advised they had located the vehicle at an address in Chattanooga a short time later.
23-006207 – 600 BLK Camp Jordan Parkway – Suspicious Person – A caller reported that a male was on the property looking in vehicles. The caller advised the male subject left in a light-colored sedan and possibly went onto an adjacent property. Police checked the area for the vehicle but did not locate it.
23-006204 – 5000 BLK South Terrace – Assist Other Agency – Police responded to this location to assist DCS in locating a juvenile who wears an ankle monitor and who was outside his allowed radius. Officers were able to locate the juvenile. Police transported him back to his residence in Brainerd.
May 22- Day Shift
23-006208- 5300 BLK Dupont Street- The complainant advised and unknown suspect entered his wife’s vehicle and took her purse. He advised his vehicle was entered as well but nothing was taken. Both vehicles were unlocked and there was no forced entry. They advised that the unknown subject had used their cash app card sometime around 0520 hours at the Speedway Gas Station. Police spoke with the Speedway general manager who was not able to provide video footage at this time.
23-006212- 4300 BLK Dupont Street- Vehicle Burglary- The complainant advised an unknown suspect entered her unlocked Ford sometime between 2100 hours on 5/21/23 and 0845 hours on today’s date and stole her wallet. She also told police she received a text message from a party stating he had located her wallet. The wallet was collected and returned.
23-006224- 5400 BLK Oakdale Avenue- Vehicle Burglary- The caller advised sometime during the night an unknown suspect entered his vehicle and took some important papers. Report on file.
May 22- Night Shift
23-006244 – 5300 BLK Ringgold Road – Disorder – Police responded regarding a male subject refusing to leave the pharmacy drive-thru due to not having his medication filled. While speaking with the male subject, employees at the business were able to successfully fill his medication and the male left the scene without incident.
23-006245—1300 BLK Altamaha St—Theft – Police responded to a theft complaint. The complainant stated he left his Glock in one of his vehicles that was unlocked last night, and his girlfriend called him this morning saying the firearm was missing.
23-006254—4214 Ringgold Rd—Warrant Service – Collegedale PD made contact with the subject and requested East Ridge PD verify possible warrants. Police verified the warrants for Alias Capias x2 (Driving on Suspended x2) and faxed the paperwork to the jail where he was being held on other charges.
23-006240 – 1400 BLK St Thomas – Disorder/Arrest – A woman was arrested during a call for a disorder where she was being unruly in the parking lot.
23-006250 – 6700 BLK Ringgold Rd – Disorder – Police were called regarding a man causing a disorder at a gas station. As a result, he was criminally trespassed from returning to the establishment.
23-006260 – 1400 BLK St Thomas St – Field Interview – Police located and interviewed a male and a female related to suspicious activity that was reported during day shift. A field interview was completed.