_ 3625 Ringgold Rd.: Police were dispatched to the address on April 27 in reference to a domestic dispute. According to an affidavit of complaint, dispatch told the officer that the female caller did not give a room number. The officer located an open door to room 44, and as he approached the victim emerged from the room. The victim said that her boyfriend, Gregory Polk, had been assaulting her for days and that “she was done.” The victim said that when she was lying in bed she rolled over and accidentally elbowed Polk in the back. Polk became upset and elbowed the woman in the side of the head, the report states. Officer saw a scratch on the woman’s ear. The victim told police that she was pregnant an was tired of Polk “hitting on her.” Polk, 47, of a Curtis Street address in Chattanooga, was arrested and charged with Domestic Assault. He is due to appear in East Ridge Municipal Court on May 10.
_ Camp Jordan Rd.: An officer saw a white Pontiac with a black male driver run a red light at Exit 1 on Interstate 75 and Ringgold Road, that ultimately led to the driver being charged with multiple offenses. According to an affidavit of complaint, when the officer tried to pull over the car, it sped up and the occupant, apparently began discarding items from the vehicle. When the officer finally pulled the car over at Camp Jordan Road and Beulah Road the driver got out with blood shot eyes and smelling of marijuana and alcohol, the report states. When the officer looked inside the Pontiac he saw a mason jar containing suspected marijuana in the back seat behind the driver. When the vehicle was searched, it turned up two bottles of liquor, one still containing alcohol. Multiple plastic bags consistent with the sale of illegal narcotics along with the plastic top to an electronic scale was also found in the car. Dominick Miles Cotton, 30, of a Caine Lane address in Chattanooga, was arrested and charged with DUI, Tampering with Evidence and Violating the Implied Consent law. He is due to appear in Municipal Court on May 31.
_ 5800 Ringgold Rd.: Police were dispatched to East Ridge Fitness last Wednesday afternoon on a reported theft from vehicle. According to a police report, the victim told police that she was working out at the facility when another member informed her that someone had entered her vehicle in the parking lot. The victim told police that someone had taken a backpack from her car that contained her drivers license, passport, checkbook, computer, Ipad and $800 cash. Witnesses told police that they saw a red-haired woman enter the victim’s Chevrolet Sonic, remove the backpack then leave in a Chevrolet Avalanche. Police are reviewing video surveillance camera footage as part of a continuing investigation.