_ 482 McBrien Rd.: Police were dispatched on Feb. 5 to At Home on a reported theft. According to a police report, when officers arrived they spoke with an employee who told them that two people were seen exiting the store without paying for merchandise. Police reviewed video surveillance footage and saw two black women, both heavy set, exiting the store with merchandise in their possession. It was determined that a black female, later identified as Keoshia Latrice Starling, got a box from a shelf and then used the box to conceal other items as she made her way through the store. Prior to exiting, the report states, Starling and another unknown black woman took a piece of decorative wall art before making their way to the exit. The report states that Starling, proceeded to stick her middle finger up at the clerk” before leaving the store. The women left the store, got into a 2015 Chrysler and left the parking lot in an unknown direction. The report states that the clerk identified Starling as the theft suspect and as the driver of the Chrysler. The report states that Starling is also a suspect in another theft from At Home that happened on Dec. 29. Officers with ERPD asked Chattanooga police to locate the suspect vehicle at the return address on the registration, but they were unable to establish contact the suspect or the vehicle. The report states that a warrant for Theft under $500 will be sought on Starling.
_ 3621 Weldon Dr.: Police responded to the address last week on a reported burglary. According to a police report, the victim told officers that her washing machine was stolen from her home. Prior to the discovery of the theft, the victim told officers that she had noticed that a piece of concrete had been placed in front of her car which was normally located near the back door of her garage. Upon closer observation, the victim discovered that her washing machine was missing from the garage. The report states that the victim said the rear door had not been secured and there was no visible signs of forced entry. The victim told officers that she was inside the residence during the time her washing machine was taken out the back door but she heard nothing. The report states neighbors didn’t see anything suspicious during the burglary time frame.