The following information was gleaned from ERPD “pass along” reports from Tuesday.
5307 Dupont Street: Police received a call about a suspicious man walking down the road. He was said to be wearing a black cape, top hat, and making use of a cane. Kenneth Adams was encountered on McBrien Road at Roosevelt Drive. Mr. Adams was wearing a black brimmed hat, black trench coat, and had a large walking stick. Mr. Adams advised police he was looking for an apartment to rent. He was told to stay out of the roadway.
1517 Tombras Avenue:Ja Qua Davenport was taken into custody for failure to appear on an original charge of driving on a suspended license.
728 Frawley Road: Police responded to apartment 610 on a death investigation. A woman was found deceased in her apartment after failing to show up for work.
6710 Ringgold Road:Best Western staff called police regarding a man that had occupied their restroom facility for over an hour. Officers arrived on scene and encountered Jamale Spikes, who stated that he was charging his phone while waiting for a friend to come get him. He was instructed to leave. Hotel staff declined to have a criminal trespass warning issued.
1316 Pleasant Street: Police responded to this location after receiving a call about a possible home invasion. The resident said a tattooed, bald, white male was peering into her residence asking for her husband. Police located the “suspect” who is the nephew of the caller’s husband. The “suspect” was attempting to make contact with his uncle to borrow a chainsaw.
6514 Ringgold Road:Police were dispatched to Mapco regarding a suspicious man in a black duster coat and carrying a large stick. Police encountered Kenneth Adams, who had a large walking stick in his hands and was looking through the garbage cans at Mapco. Mr. Adams said he had just been told to leave the “Kitchen” downtown in Chattanooga. Mr. Adams said the Chattanooga Police Department told him to leave the City of Chattanooga. Mr. Adams said he would keep walking toward Georgia and leave East Ridge.
6725 Ringgold Road:Luke Stewart, co-owner of the Chattanooga Mercantile, requested police assistance regarding an 18-wheeler that was in his parking lot. The truck was transporting an oversized house boat and did not have permission to park on the lot. Police were unable to establish contact with the owner of the truck and trailer.
North Terrace / Belvoir Avenue: East Ridge Police received a request from the Chattanooga Police Department to respond to a three-car crash with unknown injuries on North Terrace. The scene was secured, parties involved were assessed for injuries, and EMS was requested for medical assistance regarding minor injuries. The Chattanooga Police Department was able to respond later to complete the crash investigation.
4420 Vester Lane: Police were dispatched to this address because the reporting party was unable to get her dog inside. She said her dog had recently attacked a neighbor’s cat and she was worried the dog may attack another animal. The dog did not appear to be aggressive or threatening. Animal Services was notified.
1366 Ridgefield Circle:Police were dispatched to this address regarding a burglary in progress. The caller advised dispatch that there was a male party kneeling behind the home after trying to open the back door. Police were unable to locate a suspect outside of the residence. Police spoke with the caller’s wife, who stated that the sighting may have been a result of a medical condition.
4214 Ringgold Road:An East Ridge warrant was served on Chaz Torbush at the Hamilton County Jail.