The following information is from East Ridge Police Department “pass along” reports.
April 23 – Day Shift
3621 Shirl Jo Lane:
Police were sent to this location to check the well-being of two (2) juveniles after a relative called to report that the mother of the children was possibly “high” and abusive toward the juveniles. Once on scene, police contacted the children and were immediately advised by the older juvenile that their mother was known to abuse narcotics and medications and was just released from jail for public intoxication. The juvenile advised that she found her mother passed out in her bed earlier today after being found asleep on the toilet in the bathroom. The older juvenile also advised that she was not able to go to school on this date, because she was concerned for her sister’s safety due to the mother being inebriated and asleep. Police were able to speak with the mother after multiple attempts were made to eventually wake her. The mother said she was tired from her stay in jail and was attempting to sleep off the effects of her street-purchased Xanax. The younger juvenile also described to police the behavior witnessed of her mother. Child Protective Services was notified.
712 South Moore Road:
A juvenile was reported as a runaway after walking away from his father’s home without permission.
6708 Ringgold Road:
An employee of the Circle K called police after finding a bag of suspected methamphetamine on the floor near the front counter.
1322 Orlando Avenue:
The employer of the resident called police requesting a well-being check on the resident. He advised that the resident/employee was extremely intoxicated. Upon arrival police found the resident in a very intoxicated state and shaking uncontrollably. He requested transport to Erlanger Hospital and was transported via ambulance due to his level of intoxication. East Ridge Code Enforcement personnel were notified because the power was disconnected at the home.
4348 Ringgold Road:
The manager of the Sonic Restaurant, reported that three (3) juvenile males had paid for $40.00 worth of food with two (2) counterfeit twenty-dollar bills. He stated this was not the first time the juveniles had done so. One of the employees of the restaurant identified the juveniles.
601 Walnut Street:
An active East Ridge warrant was served on Marty Manus at this location after he was encountered by Hamilton County Park Rangers.
April 23 – Night Shift
1483 Mack Smith Road:
A call was received about suspicious people at the coin laundry. Kelley Lawson was arrested for simple possession and possession of legend drugs.
1483 Mack Smith Road:
Craig Sanborn was arrested on a Red Bank warrant for failure to appear.
1406 Sunnyfield Lane:
A call was received after a man was seen outside this residence seated in a lawn chair and appearing to be unresponsive. Police responded and discovered the man to be deceased. The East Ridge Criminal Investigation Division was notified and responded to the scene.
1410 Mack Smith Road:
Police were dispatched to the Budgetel to search for a possible stolen vehicle. The vehicle was not located.
1601 South Smith Street:
Police were called to this address because there was someone in the garage. The caller is a neighbor and stated that nobody was supposed to be at the home. The person seen in the garage turned out to be a friend of the homeowner and had permission to be on the property.
1483 Mack Smith Road:
Jahala Sanders was arrested for possession of methamphetamine after police responded to the scene regarding a suspicious activity call.
1318 Laredo Avenue:
The residents reported that an unknown individual broke into the side door of their residence and took several items from their home. East Ridge Police Department Criminal Investigation Division responded to the scene and collected evidence of the break-in. One of the stolen items was an iPhone 6S and a locator application placed it near a residence in Harrison, TN. Hamilton County Sheriff’s Deputies responded to the scene in Harrison and obtained potential suspect information. Police will follow-up with a witness that may be able to positively identify the suspect(s) and the vehicle used in the burglary.
915 South Seminole Drive:
A woman reported that an unknown individual removed a wallet from her Jeep Cherokee while she was visiting a friend at the apartment complex. Police checked the area for witnesses, but nobody saw the theft occur. The apartment surveillance cameras showed activity near the vehicle but did not provide clear suspect information. The victim’s wallet contained her Tennessee driver license, two (2) debit cards, and approximately $500.00 cash.
302 Dunlap Avenue:
Police responded to a unit in the apartment regarding a domestic disorder between a man and a woman. The couple were arguing over their visitation plan for their two (2) year-old daughter. There was no evidence of an assault having occurred between them. The couple were advised to seek a parenting plan through the Hamilton County Courts to try to limit the risk of any future such incidents.