Police Work 10 Robberies, 33 Burglaries, 3 Rapes June 26-July 3

Friday, July 12, 2013

Chattanooga Police worked 10 robberies, 33 burglaries and three rapes June 26-July 3.

Robberies included the Chatt Inn at 2000 E. 23rd St., the Chattanooga Choo Choo at 1400 Market St., 26 Bellflower Circle, Dollar General Store at 5934 Highway 58, 315 S. Lyerly St., InTown Suites at 5730 Lee Highway, 5084 South Terrace Dr., the Community Kitchen at 727 E. 11th St., Rainbow Creek Apartments at 7604 Standifer Gap Road and Walgreens at 110 N. Market St.

Burglaries included 7752 Nautical Way, 4923 Jeffery Lane, 1602 Wheeler Ave., 1622 Dodds Ave., 6512 Pine Manor Dr., the Red Roof Inn at 7014 Shallowford Road, 5940 Highway 58, 1400 Duncan Ave., 615 Carriage Parc Dr., 7616 Standifer Gap Road, 1717 Citico Ave., 3713 7th Ave., 1802 S. Beech St., 825 E. 12th St., 5701 Brainerd Road, 517 Hamilton Ave., 1306  Radmoor Circle, 2302 Green Forest Lane, 815 N. Germantown Road, 2006 Portland St., 1908 Milne St., Pak-Rat Self-Storage at 7363 Lee Highway, 1702 Olive St., 3316 Mountain View Dr., 4819 Sylvia Circle, 3408 12th Ave., 4612 Hixson Pike, 4313 Ohls Ave., 7767 Basswood Dr., 3412 2nd Ave., 3712 Chandler Ave., CVS Pharmacy at 3600 Hixson Pike, 823 Mountain Creek Road and 1715 Vance Ave.

 


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