Police said a man being checked into the Hamilton County Jail was found to have devised an interesting pouch for his drug supply.
Officers said Deangelo Howard had been spotted at Cypress Street Court, though he is on the Chattanooga Housing Authority no trespass list.
It was found he had two active warrants so he was taken to jail.
There he was asked if he had anything on him, and he responded, "Yes."
A search of the zipper area of his pants revealed that a cut had been made inside a pocket specifically for hidding narcotics.
Police said 2.5 grams of crack cocaine were found in the hideaway.
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A clerk at the Mapco on E. Third Street said a man walked out with six 12-ounce bottles of Bacardi Silver.
He got into the passenger side of a white Ford Taurus.
An officer stopped the vehicle a short distance away. The stolen irefreshment was stashed between the man and his wife.
The couple said they did not have money to buy food or drink.
The man was charged with theft under $500.
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At Charlie's Sports Bar at 4021 Hixson Pike, police said co-owner Charles Patterson acknowledged that patron Terry Douglas McBay had been "over-served."
He said McBay was allowed to stay over after the bar closed to "sleep it off."
McBay later awoke and, after some difficulty finding his way out of Charlie's, he joined Patterson next door at the North River Pub. Police said McBay was served a beer there with no ID required.
Police summoned a Soddy Daisy Cab to usher McBay home.
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Police were called to Brynwood Drive, where Mr. Miller said he had caught his wife with Mr. Knox.
He told an arriving orricer, "My wife and the other guy are inside. He is a little hurt from a fight."
Police said Mrs. Miller was in a night robe and was very intoxicated. She said Mr. Knox had been with her, but they were "just drinking."
She said Mr. Miller had struck Mr. Knox and then slapped her.
Mr. Knox admitted he had been cheating with Mrs. Miller, but he would not fill out a statement on the incident, saying he "did not want my wife to find out."
Mr. Miller said he did pull Mr. Knox off Mrs. Miller.
Police said there was some redness on Mrs. Miller's face, but they could not tell if it was an injury or rouge.