The following information was provided by East Ridge police from the department’s “pass along” reports from April 16 and 17.
April 17 – Day Shift
3326 Ringgold Road:
A concerned customer at the Mr. Zip called police regarding a suspicious man that had been inside the business for around 20 minutes. The caller said their concern was that the man may be “casing” the business given the early morning time of day and the fact that the business was occupied by a lone elderly female employee. The suspicious man was gone prior to arrival of police officers.
3200 Ringgold Road:
A UPS tractor trailer driver needed police assistance turning his truck around after almost going through the tunnel. The driver was assisted and issued a citation by the traffic unit.
1307 Swope Drive:
Police assisted EMS and East Ridge Fire Department personnel on a medical call.
6708 Ringgold Road:
The store clerk, of the Circle K convenience store, turned over a found wallet to police after it had been brought to her by a customer. Contact was not established with the owner of the wallet, Jeffry Vicente, so the wallet was placed into the property and evidence intake at the East Ridge Police Department.
6727 Ringgold Road:
Management at Wendy’s called to report several panhandlers near the patio area of the restaurant. Police responded and encountered Brittney Keown and Jacob Wolfe. Both subjects were transported to the Hamilton County Jail for separate warrants through outside agencies. Ms. Keown was listed as a missing person from Chattanooga and was subsequently removed from NCIC files as missing.
5301 Ringgold Road:
Police received a call regarding a delayed report of the burglary of an automobile. The incident was reported to have occurred on April 11th around 9:00 pm. The victim said she had gone into Walgreen’s for approximately 10 minutes. She said it was not until several days later and while out of town that she discovered her black leather satchel was missing form the car. Inside the satchel was a leather binder.
April 16 – Night Shift
809 Poindexter Avenue:
The reporting person said that his landlord has been harassing him about paying rent money that is owed. He said his landlord has been sending text messages to he and his ex-wife regarding the matter. Police spoke to the landlord, who denied the accuracy of the allegations made. The landlord said that the reporting person/tenant has been harassing him by coming over to his doorstep and becoming aggressive. The reporting person and the landlord both advised police that they would stay away from one another until a formal eviction of the tenant occurs on April 25th.
1600 South Seminole Drive:
Police were dispatched to this location after a woman reported that multiple people were banging/hitting/striking her car outside. When the call by dispatch was received the woman advised that she could not see them but could hear them. Police searched the area, and nothing was located.
3516 Crabtree Drive:
Police were dispatched to this residence regarding an alarm that had been activated. The residence was checked and deemed okay.
1100 South Saint Marks Avenue:
A caller reported that a female driver was squealing the tires on a green Honda and traveling excessively fast on the road. Officers located the vehicle and driver in a residential driveway nearby. The driver lives on the street and advised police she had recently purchased the vehicle with a manual transmission. She told officers that she had not driven a manual transmission in several years and was struggling with the clutch.
Carey Road / Mowbry Pike, Soddy Daisy, TN:
Stacey Davis was taken into custody by the Hamilton County Sheriff’s Office after they discovered she had two (2) active East Ridge warrants for possession of drug paraphernalia and simple possession of marijuana. Ms. Davis was transported to the Hamilton County Jail.
100 Dorrah Lane:
Police were called by the apartment manager to respond to apartment 2. The manager told police that the resident was out of town and a man named Bobby was now inside the residence. Police contacted the individual on the apartment lease and found that she authorized “Bobby” to house sit while she was away. Police then met with Bobby and helped to resolve a parking issue in front of the apartment.
1517 Tombras Avenue:
Police secured an entrance door at the McBrien School. It was found propped open around 11:00 pm. The lights had also been left on in the baseball/softball practice facility.