The following information was compiled from East Ridge Police Department “pass along” reports.
4109-A Cresthaven Drive:
Tyrone Stevenson was detained for having warrants through Hamilton County. He was transported to the Hamilton County Jail. Police initially encountered Mr. Stevenson due to an argument that occurred between he and his significant other.
6674 Ringgold Road:
Police responded to room 270 of the Rodeway Inn after receiving a narcotics tip. Police spoke with an occupant of the room and observed other people attempting to evade by way of the second-floor balcony. All occupants were detained without incident. Perry Shelby and Anna Cagle were transported to the Hamilton County Jail on other agency warrants. A firearm was located by police in the bathroom of the hotel room. It was in the tank of the toilet.
Blocker Lane / John Ross Road:
A caller advised that their vehicle had broken down and they needed assistance removing the car from the roadway. Officers responded and assisted the caller with their vehicle.
1509 Karwill Lane:
Police received a call from a subject that was upset over an allegation made against him. The caller advised that he walked to the Family Dollar to buy some items. He said that prior to entering the business, he stopped to smoke a cigarette. He said the manager of the business called him a panhandler.
1300 block of San Hsi Drive:
A caller advised that a man was going through mailboxes in the neighborhood. He further stated that the man was last observed walking in the direction of the hospital. Police checked the area but did not locate anyone.
549 Benson Drive:
A call was received about a phone scam. Police spoke with the complainant, who advised that he received a text message, via Snapchat, from an unknown person on April 25th. The message advised him that if he provided his banking information and sent the subject money, then that person would then send the money back along with extra money for the use of the account. The complainant said he sent the unknown person all his banking information, to include his passwords. The unknown person (suspect) then sent the victim a code on Snapchat to use for the transfer of funds in the amount of $790.00. A short time later, the complainant (victim) contacted his bank and realized he had been scammed. The victim’s money was now gone. Bank of America contacted the complainant today and told him that the money had been deposited into a Regions Bank account. The account was under the name, “Dee.” The victim said he did not know who “Dee” was.
May 08 – Night Shift
4214 Ringgold Road:
Shayonna Walker was arrested on a warrant for driving on a revoked license.
Jason Crippen was arrested on warrants for fraud and possession of a stolen car.
Eric Benford was arrested on warrants for carrying/possession of a weapon, vandalism under $1,000, and reckless endangerment.
1125 Altamaha Street:
Officers responded to this location regarding a call of CPR in progress on a subject. A person on scene was unconscious on the floor of an upstairs bedroom. Narcan was administered and the subject brought them to a state of consciousness prior to being transported to the hospital.
1503 McDonald Road:
Police stood by with East Ridge Code Enforcement personnel while they posted signs for the closure of 1503 McDonald Road.
6600 Ringgold Road:
A caller stated that they saw a man standing on the bridge and appearing as though he was about to jump. Police spoke to the man and he admitted that he was contemplating jumping. He was transported to the hospital for medical assistance.
Police responded to a hit and run crash involving a semi-truck. The suspect vehicle was a gray 4-door sedan. About an hour later, police responded to a separate crash on Ringgold Road where the driver of the at-fault vehicle was arrested for DUI and driving on a revoked license. Police determined through an interview that William Zimmerman was the driver involved in the earlier hit and run crash. Mr. Zimmerman was also charged with leaving the scene of an accident.
4222 Ringgold Road:
A report of a disorder occurring at the Speedway convenience store was called in to police. Police spoke with the people involved in the disorder. One of those people, Timothy Cosby, was taken into custody and charged with public intoxication after being deemed a danger to himself and others.