East Ridge Police responded to the Days Inn at 6510 Ringgold Road, on Tuesday, in reference to a report of bed bugs. The complainant had recently taken their juvenile child to the doctor and had been informed that the child had received insect bites consistent with bed bugs.
Upon returning to their room at the Days Inn, the complainant found that there were bed bugs in the room and called police. East Ridge Police arrived and filed an initial field report on the incident.
East Ridge Codes Enforcement Personnel responded to the room for inspection. Upon their arrival, the room had already been cleaned out, and the motel management had already begun arrangements for the room to be treated.
During the codes enforcement inspection of the room, there was no remaining indication of bed bug infestation in the room.