The following information was compiled from East Ridge Police Department “pass along” reports.
Oct. 28 Day Shift
1450 Mack Smith Road (Direct Home Loans)-
Suspicious Vehicle/AOA Warrant Service- The caller advised of a suspicious black truck in the lot. Upon arrival officers spoke to Stefan A. and Jennifer Mitchell. Both were checked for warrants. Mitchell was found to be wanted through Hamilton County for probation violation. She was transported to 601.
6514 Ringgold Road (Mapco)-
Theft- Upon arrival police spoke with the complainant. She advised on October 27th at approximately 1205 hours, seven $10 Jumbos lottery tickets were stolen. Upon reviewing video police observed a 20-30-year-old female snatch the tickets from the counter and flee. The female entered a dark colored vehicle and left the scene in an unknown direction.
4320 Bennett Road (East Ridge High School)-
Fire Alarm- There was an accidental fire alarm today. Fire responded.
State Line Road @ Waterhouse Street-
Disorder- The caller advised of a male and female fighting in the street. Upon arrival the female was located at Sunny’s Market on Keeble Street. She advised the disorder was verbal. The male left the area before police arrival and could not be located.
941 Spring Creek Road (Parkridge East)- AOA-
Chattanooga Police Department encountered a mental health consumer somewhere on Tunnel Boulevard. During their encounter the male was tazed while attempting to commit suicide by cop. The transporting officer requested ERPD to stay with the subject. While on scene officers were advised by the off-duty county deputy he would call if they needed any further assistance.
5400 Ringgold Road (Wells Ornamental Iron)-
Wellbeing Check- The caller advised of a male with a bicycle passed out in the lot of the business. Upon arrival police spoke with the male. He advised he was just resting.
6700 Ringgold Road (Quality Inn)- AOA/Warrant Service-
CSU located a fugitive from Kentucky at the motel. Ashley Cantrell was detained and transported to 601.
1523 Keeble Street (Hide-a-Way Storage)-
Suspicious Activity- The caller advised an unknown person was attempting to live on the property. Upon arrival police discovered the suspect was arrested last week on a charge of criminal littering.
3210 Ringgold Road (Kirkland Exterminator)- Vandalism-
Upon arrival police spoke to the complainant. She advised sometime between Friday at 1700 and today around 0730 hours, someone shot out two windows on their company vehicles with a BB gun. Carrol stated no items were taken from vehicle. No suspect information.
1318 West End Avenue- AOA-
Police assisted codes and animal control with serving several notices for various code violations.
3600 Bennett Road- Disorder-
The caller requested police respond due to a male on her front porch. Upon arrival police found the disorder was regarding an eviction. The caller was advised police could not help with the eviction. She was advised to contact the Sheriff’s Office.
6700 Ringgold Road / Civil Matter:
Quality Inn management called stating that there were six parties who were checking out and refusing to pay. The parties checked in under their bosses’ name who made the reservation. They were only in the rooms for 30 minutes before being advised by their boss that they were at the wrong hotel. The parties went to check out and were advised by management that they needed to pay $60 for housekeeping fees. After a long debate about the subject, the parties paid the fees and left the hotel.
3800 Ringgold Road / Traffic Stop:
Brittany Clark was issued a misdemeanor citation in lieu of arrest for driving on suspended following a traffic stop.
6708 Ringgold Road / Arrest:
David Kite was taken into custody and charged with driving on revoked for DUI and criminal impersonation following a traffic stop at this location.
Ealy Road & East Ridge Avenue / Miscellaneous:
Police responded to the intersection of Ealy and East Ridge Avenue to investigate a found child. Upon arrival, police spoke to Captain Thompson with Chattanooga Fire Dept. who discovered a 4 year old juvenile female sitting in the road. Police located the residence where the child was being looked after by cousins of the mother. They were distracted by another child when the juvenile female walked away. Police spoke with the mother who was at work. She confirmed that her cousins were to be watching her child and wanted police to leave the child with them. Police explained to the sitters the importance of closely watching the toddlers and that they were fortunate the child was not harmed.