Police Blotter: Intruder Tries To Get In Bank On E. 48th Street; Name Calling On Cleveland Avenue

Monday, May 20, 2013

An intruder tried to get in the SunTrust Bank branch at 2801 E. 48th St.

A large glass pane leading into the bank was smashed, but it held.

There was a blow to the glass high up on it, and it splintered and cracked.

A new glass was quickly ordered.

* * *

A female on Sylvan Drive said she had been "talking to BJ" in recent days. 

He was at her residence when he received a text message and left quickly with no reason given.

The female thinks BJ may be two-timing her.

She was in bed later that night when she heard a loud noise and found that her back door had been kicked in.

She said she looked out and saw BJ leaving in his brother's black Jetta.

* * *

Police said Patricia Kellogg was "slightly intoxicated" on Cleveland Avenue.

She told officers a group of females had called her "a bald-headed monkey."

The women said they came up with that name only after Ms. Kellogg ran up and down the street yelling, "Those hoes. Those hoes."


Corker Says Congress Must Play A Proactive Role In Confronting North Korean Aggression

Senator Bob Corkeron Wednesday opened Senate debate on the bipartisan North Korea Sanctions and Policy Enhancement Act, legislation that will expand and tighten enforcement of sanctions for North Korea’s nuclear and ballistic missile development and other destructive activities of the Kim regime.   “We know all too well that the past two decades of North Korean policy from ... (click for more)

Police Blotter: Officers Deal With Trampoline Against House, Poison Ivy, Slow Bicyclists

A woman on Tulip Avenue phoned police to say that a large trampoline had been blown against her house. She said it came from the residence of a nearby neighbor on Moss Street. The neighbor was not home. An officer said the trampoline was too large for him to move. He tied it down for the night until the neighbor could retrieve it. * * * A manager at the Walmart in ... (click for more)

Rick Smith Should Not Be Paid To Leave

Taxpayers of Hamilton County should take note that a majority of the members of the school board are getting ready to give Rick Smith the buyout that he wants.  Do you agree that someone should be paid for taking the coward's way out?  Rick Smith should be fired for cause. Not paid to leave.   If you don't want the board members to pay him off, call or ... (click for more)

Roy Exum: Grab The Reaching Hand

Three of Tennessee’s largest four cities are now searching for school superintendents. Jesse Register retired last June and, after botching the first attempt, Nashville city leaders are intensely helping the Board of Education in a search for the best candidate. In Knoxville and Chattanooga the superintendents have resigned, both under a cloud, and now the leaders of the ‘2.0’ initiative ... (click for more)

District 5-3A Hoops Haunted By The Ooltewah "Situation"

(Story will be updated) ATHENS, Tenn. – District 5-3A basketball coaches gathered here on Wednesday to set up brackets and choose regular season All-District teams. They got the regular season teams done. Most of the other business was left on the table and won’t be decided until the end of the week. Bradley Central swept the top player honors when Cole Copeland ... (click for more)

McMasters Celebrates Senior Night With 1,000th Point

Tuesday was a special day for Claire McMasters, one that she'll probably remember the rest of her life. She was one of three young ladies who were honored on Senior Night at Grace Baptist Academy -- the other two being Katie Stead and Ebony Ransby --  and she put an exclamation point on the evening by scoring her 1,000th point to end the first quarter. Unfortunately, ... (click for more)