2 Arrested For Aggravated Burglary In East Ridge

Monday, January 14, 2013

Two people have been arrested for aggravated burglary after a burglary attempt in East Ridge on Monday.

East Ridge Police were dispatched on Monday, at approximately 10:54 a.m. to 5321 Clemons Road #301, in reference to a burglary in progress. Officers arrived within two minutes and observed three black males running from the scene. Other responding officers quickly established a perimeter.

Warren M. Muir, 18, of Chattanooga, was taken into custody by perimeter officers as he ran through a yard. Timothy J. Smith, 21, of Chattanooga, was found in an out building by officers searching inside the perimeter. The third suspect was not located. He was described as a young black male wearing dark clothing.

Muir and Smith were transported to the Hamilton County Jail where they will face charges of aggravated burglary and evading arrest. Further charges may be pending. Both are scheduled to appear in East Ridge Municipal Court on Tuesday, at 5 p.m.



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