_ 3329 Ringgold Rd.: Police were called to American Legion Post 95 on a reported aggravated assault on Jan. 17. According to a police report, when officers arrived just before 6 p.m. they found a man on the ground suffering from a laceration to his arm and a broken ankle. Based on statements from witnesses, the suspect took off in a Ford F-150 pickup truck with a Georgia tag. The report states that “it should be noted that the majority of those involved (in the incident) were intoxicated or had been drinking heavily.” Witnesses told police it started when two men got into a heated argument during a game of pool. As the argument escalated, the victim’s adult son took a swing at the suspect, who was sitting in a chair at the time. The report states that some punches were exchanged and an elderly woman was knocked from her seat to the floor where she hit her head. The victim, seeing his son exchanging blows with another man, grabbed the guy to keep him off his son. The two men were separated and the suspect took off out the back door. The victim ran after him, witnesses said, and the two men scuffled again in the parking lot. The victim then fell down in the lot and the suspect sped away in the pickup truck. The victim, the report states, was interviewed while being treated by EMS staff. He “enthusiastically claims he may have gotten in a ‘good eye gouge’ on his assailant. The victim was taken to Memorial Hospital.
_ 1168 South Seminole: A police officer stopped to help a person in a broken down car early Tuesday morning. According to a police report, the officer stopped in the 1100 block of S. Seminole just before 1 a.m. to help with a stranded vehicle. The driver of the car, Charles Davis, told the officer that he had run out of gas and that he and his female companion were waiting for someone to bring them some gas. The report states that the woman with his said she was going to go down the street to 1052 S. Seminole and get a gas can. The woman never returned, the report states. Davis then said he was going to find her and he, too, never returned. The report states that the officer called for a district wrecker to come and tow the vehicle. While the officer was waiting on the tow, he had dispatch run the vehicle identification number of the car. The report states that the car was reported stolen out of Chattanooga. The car was towed to an impound lot and taken out of the NCIC data base as stolen. The report states that the police officer later caught up with Davis and he was arrested for theft of a vehicle.
_ Tiffany Lane: A police officer was dispatched to the Police and Fire Services Center Monday afternoon to take a delayed report of a robbery from person. According to a police report, the victim told the officer that he was at Frawley Road and Tiffany on the previous evening when he was confronted by a man who pointed a gun at his face and demanded that he turn over his credit cards. The victim told the suspect that he didn’t have any credit cards, so the suspect then demanded the man’s cash. According to the report, the victim turned over $185 and his Blackberry phone. The report states that the suspect told the victim not to move while the suspect fled the scene.