_ 3813 Wiley Ave.: Police were called to the address on Monday on a reported burglary. According to a police report, the victim told officers that he came home at about 9 p.m. and discovered his back door had been kicked in. The homeowner told police that he discovered a change jar missing from the bedroom. He then noticed that a drawer from the bureau had been pulled out. The report states that the drawer contained the homeowner’s wife’s jewelry. The victim said the thieves made off with four gold pocket watches, a pearl necklace and earrings, and a sterling silver bracelet. The estimated value of the items taken was between $4,000 and $5,000.
_ 4389 Ringgold Road: Police were called to the Exxon Tuesday afternoon on a domestic assault. According to a police report, the female victim told police that she and her cousin had gone to the store to meet her estranged husband whom she had been separated from for three months. The meeting was scheduled so the husband could give her money for their three children, who were present during the alleged assault. The report states that the couple began arguing and the victim pulled a mat that she didn’t recognize from her estranged husband’s truck and went to throw it in a dumpster. According to the victim, her estranged husband grabbed her by the hair and dragged her to the pickup truck where he slammed her head into the vehicle several times. According to the victim, the man then dragged her over to the driver’s side of the vehicle where he got into the truck, put it in reverse and dragged the victim through the parking lot. After a couple more head slams to the vehicle, the suspect released the victim and drove off in his silver Dodge pickup. The report states that witnesses corroborated the victim’s story. Security cameras at the business were unable to pick up the alleged attack. The report states that police will seek a warrant for the woman’s estranged husband.
_ 515 Layfield Rd.: Police were called to the address on Wednesday on a reported auto burglary. According to a police report, the victim told officers that someone had entered his unlocked vehicle and stolen his tactical bag. The bag contained two Chattanooga Fire Department uniforms, a Taurus .380 pistol, bluetooth headphones and a Samsung Galaxy tablet. Estimated value of the items was $620. Police canvased the area and found neither a suspect nor property. The gun, the report states, was entered into the National Crime Information Center database as stolen.
_ 6721 Ringgold Rd.: Police were called to the Family Dollar last Friday on a reported armed robbery. According to a police report, officers spoke with the complainant, the assistant manager, who told them she was at a cash register when a black male came up and asked her to change a one dollar bill. When she opened the drawer the man produced a pistol from his waistband and demanded all the cash. The assistant manager told police that the suspect then reached across the counter, grabbed the drawer and removed about $150. He ran out of the building and got into a black two-door Honda with another person. The security cameras were not in operation during the incident, the report states. The suspect is described as slim, in his 40s with facial hair. He was last seen wearing brown pants and a black hoodie.