Police Respond To 10 Robberies, 20 Burglaries, 2 Rapes April 17-24

Tuesday, May 7, 2013

Chattanooga Police responded on 10 robberies and 20 burglaries for the week April 17-24. There were also two rapes and a Peeping Tom on Lee Highway.

Robberies included Chattanooga Heating and Air Conditioning at 3109 Dodds Ave., 3404 Birchwood Dr., Kangaroo Express at 902 Dallas Road, 2241 E. 27th St. Ct., 233 Croll Ct., 629 Fisher Ave., 1237 Poplar St. Ct., 1700 S. Lyerly St., 1807 S. Willow St. and 1664 Greendale Way.

Burglaries were at 4011 Brainerd Road, 2130 E. 27th St., 928 Signal Mountain Road, 4980 Browntown Road, 4720 Belle Vista Ave.

, 1317 W. 45th St., 1185 Mountain Creek Road, 3412 2nd Ave., 318 Sylvan St., 3909 Memphis Dr., 4013 Clio Ave., 2108 Jenkins Road, 4916 Beulah Ave., 2807 E. 46th St., 1020 W. 37th St., 2700 Shepherd View Dr., 1408 E. 48th St., 2752 Forest Road, 2316 E. 17th St. and 5924 Quintas Loop.   


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