David Gosnell Arrested For Criminal Impersonation And Auto Burglary

Wednesday, January 23, 2013

David Gosnell has been arrested in East Ridge, for criminal impersonation and auto burglary. 

East Ridge Police, patrolling the area of the 6700 block of Ringgold Road, on Wednesday, at approximately 12:40 a.m., observed a vehicle which matched the description of one used in connection with a criminal investigation in Walker County. 

The vehicle was stopped and the driver initially told officers his name was David Green. Officers, however, knew his name to be David Gosnell, 46, of Chickamauga, from previous encounters with him. Gosnell was transported to the Hamilton County Jail where he was charged with criminal impersonation.

Later in the morning, East Ridge Tactical Patrol officers investigating Gosnell, also found the vehicle Gosnell was driving matched the description of one used during a burglary of an auto which occurred on Jan. 17, at the Taco Bell restaurant at 6200 Ringgold Road. 

After their investigation, Gosnell was also charged with burglary of an auto in connection with this incident. 

The investigation is ongoing by other area law enforcement agencies and further charges are pending. 

Gosnell is scheduled to appear in East Ridge Municipal Court on Tuesday, Feb. 12, at 5 p.m.


Latest Hamilton County Jail Booking Report - And Mug Shots

Here is the latest jail booking report from Hamilton County: BAKER, JUSTIN CHARLES     9044 WACONDA SHORE DRIVE CHATTANOOGA, 37416     26     Hamilton County          VIOLATION OF PROBATION (POSSESSION OF MARIJUANA)     VIOLATION OF PROBATION (EVADING ARREST) BETTIS, CHRISTOPHER ... (click for more)

Man With 9 Prior Burglary Felonies Gets 24 Years, 2 Months In Federal Prison After Gun Conviction

Victor Stitt, 32, of Manchester, was sentenced to serve 290 months in prison after his prior nine felonies qualified him as an armed career criminal.   He appeared before Judge Sandy. Mattice, who presided over his trial in April.           During the trial, the jury was told that Coffee County Sheriff’s deputies responded ... (click for more)

Dirt Decision At Camp Jordan May Come Back To Haunt East Ridge Councilmen

Wow. I thought the arrival of Bass Pro Shop would help bring East Ridge back to a position of prominence in the Chattanooga area, but the Council proved otherwise last night.  To the council - There is a reason that the developers want that dirt: It's valuable . You currently own it and the developer wants it. Bass Pro has already agreed to set up shop. They were going ... (click for more)

Roy Exum: Goodbye To My Scooter

The month of August turned out to be unkind, with my dog, my favorite aunt and my magnificent mother all dying within three weeks’ time. As I finally begin to push out the three newest dents in my soul, my habit has been to write something akin to a goodbye note to those I have loved. I’m not ready for Aunt Martha and Mother yet – not by a stretch -- but I remembered Scooter with ... (click for more)

Baylor Ends Big Week With Win Over GPS

The Baylor volleyball team probably doesn't get many days off during the week in midseason, but they earned a day off on Tuesday following a long and successful stretch in the last eight days. The Lady Red Raiders, won 10 of 11 matches in the last eight days, including a big win over arch-rival GPS on the road Monday night.  As a result, coach Sarah Lail urged her girls ... (click for more)

UTC's Hudson Named Special Teams Player Of The Week

University of Tennessee at Chattanooga senior Tommy Hudson is the Southern Conference Special Teams Player of the Week, the league office announced today.  Hudson scored twice in the Mocs 42-6 win at Austin Peay on Saturday .  Hudson returned three punts for 65 yards, including a 58-yard touchdown in the third quarter.  That added to his 33-yard receiving ... (click for more)