Police Blotter: Bank Bag Goes Missing After Scuffle At The Electric Cowboy

Wednesday, November 13, 2013
Ozzy Odom
Ozzy Odom

A bank bag containing $2,290 came up missing after a scuffle at the Electric Cowboy on Brainerd Road.

Jeff Bostic said the money bag was behind the counter. He said when a fight started club personnel left the counter to help get the situation under control.

When they returned, the money was gone.

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A woman told police that her 15-year-old daughter began texting that someone was trying to break into their home on Orchard Knob Avenue.

The daughter said two black males were trying to enter after first knocking several times on the front door.

They proceeded to pry the front door open. They fled after seeing her standing in a hallway.

She said they jumped in an older model gray Cadillac.

Both had light complexions. One was tall and slender and the other was chubby. The latter suspect was wearing a red shirt and jeans.

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Store personnel said Ozzy Odom tried to exit the Walmart on Gunbarrel Road carrying an HP computer worth $871.72.

Odom, 25, of 838 Sluder Lane, Soddy Daisy, said he was with two others, and they told him to "take the computer and run."

He would not reveal their identities.

Odom was charged with theft over $500.

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A deliveryman for the Pizza Hut on Rossville Boulevard said he got a call for a delivery on Cannon Avenue.

He said when he arrived a black male wearing a black hoodie flagged him down three houses away.

The pizza guy said the person who motioned him over was in a red Cavalier. He said he could see two other black males lying down in the back seat.

He declined to go over to their vehicle. The guy who flagged him then came over and gave him a $100 bill for the pizza.

The deliveryman quickly determined that it was fake and gave it back. The group in the red Cavalier drove off to find other excitement.   


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