East Ridge Police arrested Anthony R. Walker, 34, of Rossville, on Friday for aggravated burglary.
East Ridge Police responded to 3717 Edwards Terrace on Friday, at approximately 9:56 a.m. in reference to suspicious activity. An alert neighbor observed a man walking around the home and called police. Police arrived in five minutes and found the front door to the home had been forced open. Patrol officers searching the home found the suspect hiding in the basement.
Walker has been charged with aggravated burglary. He also was found to have active East Ridge warrants for aggravated burglary and theft. Warrants for failure to appear were found through Hamilton County and Walker County.
East Ridge criminal investigators are investigating Walker’s possible connection with several other burglaries.