Huff Arrested After Caller Says She Is Watching A Robbery

Monday, September 30, 2013
Ramonta Huff
Ramonta Huff

Police arrested Ramonta Lamar Huff after a caller told police she was watching a robbery take place.

Huff, 20, of Wachula St., is charged with aggravated robbery.

In the incident last Thursday, the caller (who would not give her name) said there was a black male with a gun pointed at another black male on Teakwood Drive.

The person with the gun was described as a black male with dread locks and dar clothing.

Officers responding spotted a black male matching the description coming out from between two houses. He retreated, but was later detained nearby.

Boyd Torrence, 52, admitted to police that he was there to buy prescription bills from Huff.

He said Huff pulled a gun on him and demanded his money. He said Huff reached into his pocket and took out some $400, including six $2 bills.

Torrence left in his car because he was afraid he was going to be shot, but he came back when he saw police on the scene. He made a positive identification of Huff as the robber.

Police found $386 on Huff, including six $2 bills.

They did not find a weapon despite an extensive search. They said the area nearby has dense vegetation.


Latest Hamilton County Jail Booking Report - And Mug Shots

Here is the latest jail booking report from Hamilton County: ADKINS, PAMELA FAYE     10120 CLARE CIR SODDY DAISY, 37379     47     Chattanooga          THEFT OF PROPERTY ALFORD, FREDERERICK LEE     1726 WILSON ST APT B CHATTANOOGA, 37406     57     Chattanooga ... (click for more)

Alexander Seeks To Create Jobs In Tennessee, And Replace Chickamauga Lock

At a press conference with the U.S. Chamber of Commerce outside LTJ Steel, Senator Lamar Alexander said, "The first thing we need to do in Washington is lift the big, red blanket of Obama rules and regulations off the free enterprise system so people can get about the business of creating jobs." He said, "My goal for a long time in this state is to make Tennessee a place where ... (click for more)

A Slap In The Face To Local Police Applicants

Little Andy has once again shown what he thinks about the Chattanooga Police Department by ignoring all the applicants from within the department. There were several great candidates within the police department that had as much experience as the chosen one from 1,000 miles away. This is a slap in the face for any officer who is at the Chattanooga Police Department who has aspirations ... (click for more)

Roy Exum: Northwestern Players Vote

The National Labor Relations Board, 0-1 this week after the United Auto Workers cancelled a hearing one hour before it was to begin in Chattanooga, has another chance for a last-minute finish today. In what will be under a more harsh light, the Northwestern University football team is expected to vote on whether to become a union Friday morning. Yesterday afternoon there remained ... (click for more)

Signal Mountain Soccer Remains Undefeated, Clinches 7-A/AA Regular-Season Title

The Signal Mountain boys’ soccer team did more than just spoil Notre Dame’s senior night on Thursday. After Robert Schorr scored off Graham Eschmann’s throw-in in the opening minute, the Eagles went on to preserve their unbeaten record and secure their first-ever District 7-A/AA regular-season title with a 2-0 victory over the Irish. But even the very early lead wasn’t ... (click for more)

Ninth Inning Rally Gives Lookouts 5-4 Win Over Barons

The Lookouts trailed by a run entering the bottom of the ninth  -- headed for their third consecutive loss. Chattanooga rallied for two runs to pull the game out, 5-4.  Details to follow. (click for more)