Pair Arrested After Man Walking On North Crest Road Is Robbed At Gunpoint

Wednesday, April 3, 2013
Sean Morrison
Sean Morrison

Two men have been charged with robbing a man at gunpoint as he walked along North Crest Road on Missionary Ridge.

Charged with aggravated robbery and criminal conspiracy are Sean Dylan Morrison, 18, of 3821 14th Ave., and Jonathan Julio Perez, 29, of  1908 Tinsley Place.

Benjamin Carr said he was robbed near 270 N. Crest Road by two males in a red Camaro. He said he was walking his dog when he saw the Camaro pass by. As he got near 300 N. Crest Road the Camaro drove up to him and the passenger leaned out. He was wearing an orange ski mask and armed with a silver revolver.

He demanded the victim's money and took $30 and his wallet before they drove off.

Mr. Carr was able to get the license number on the vehicle and it was traced to a Sean Morrison driving a red Camaro and living on 14th Avenue.

Police located the red Camaro at Perez's residence on Tinsley Place. Officers spotted an orange ski mask inside the vehicle.

Christine Libertus said she saw Morrison and Perez together in the Camaro shortly after the time of the robbery.

Mr. Carr picked Morrison out of a photo lineup as the driver of the Camaro.

Police said Morrison admitted taking part in the robbery, saying he was driving and Perez wore the mask and wielded the gun.

He said the wallet was tossed out on North Crest Road.

Perez denied any involvement.

 

 

 

Jonathan Perez
Jonathan Perez

Man Who Spent Most Of His 20s Behind Bars Headed To Federal Prison For 58 Months At Age 30

A man who spent most of his 20s in Georgia state prison is headed to federal prison at age 30. Leighton L. Dunn on Friday was sentenced by Judge Travis McDonough to serve 58 months for being a felon in possession of a gun during a carjacking. Dunn told the judge, "I was released in March (2015) and was doing good, then I fell in that same rut. Before I knew it I was caught ... (click for more)

Latest Hamilton County Jail Booking Report

Here is the latest jail booking report from Hamilton County: ANDRES-ALONZO, JUAN ELIAS  315 INDUSTRIAL DRIVE SYLVANIA,  Age at Arrest: 33 years old Arresting Agency: Chattanooga FINANCIAL RESPONSIBILITY DRIVING ON REVOKED, SUSPENDED OR CANCELLED LICENSE FOLLOWING TOO CLOSELY --- BEAMON, DESMOND CORTEZ  18 WEST 14TH ST CHATTANOOGA, 37402  ... (click for more)

America Is The Main Issue - And Response (4)

Many get tired of hearing this, but to stay at home on election day, vote Libertarian, or write in your favorite candidate, will insure that the issues of Libertarians and other points of view, will never be solved in your lifetime. Hillary Clinton's Supreme Court appointments will continue Obama's destruction for many years to come. I fully understand that Donald Trump may ... (click for more)

Roy Exum: Hot Cars And Stuff

As of Friday afternoon, there was a one-year-old girl in Birmingham clinging to her life after she was absent-mindedly left in a parked car this week. With an outside temperature in the mid-90s, it is estimated the inside temperature in a locked automobile will be over 140 degrees so please know our Good Samaritan laws give you “a free pass” to bash a window out if you see an infant ... (click for more)

Thompson, Mason Win Scenic City Scorcher With Record Times

(Story will be updated) Saturday was another record-setting day for runners in Chattanooga. The occasion was the second running of the Scenic City Scorcher, a flat and fast two-mile race in Heritage Landing. Christian Thompson and Rachel Mason were overall winners and both did so in record-breaking time.  Thompson was all alone in first with a time of nine ... (click for more)

CCS Names Eddie Salter, Ben Wharton As New Basketball, Baseball Coaches

Chattanooga Christian School announced that Coach Eddie Salter is returning to the men’s basketball program as the Varsity Head Coach for 2016-2017. He will be joined by Chattanooga Christian alumnus, Ben Wharton, who has been named the Varsity Head Coach of the men’s baseball program and the Junior Varsity Men’s Basketball Coach.  Former Varsity Head Basketball Coach ... (click for more)