Police Blotter: Woman Batters Way Into East Brainerd Bridal Shop

Tuesday, April 15, 2014

Police said a woman battered her way into a bridal shop on East Brainerd Road and then knocked over some mannequins before walking off.

The incident happened at 2:36 a.m., according to a video that captured the attack.

It showed a woman in shorts and a T-shirt and wearing a light-colored purse pick up a brick and throw it through one window. She tossed a cinder block through another.

She then knocked down several mannequins before walking on down East Brainerd Road.

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A man cashed payroll checks a couple of times at a local Texaco station. The checks were for $678.26.

It was later found that the checks were for a fictitious company.

The loss was $1,356.

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Jonathan Sutton of Vance Road said he had just gone down for a nap when he heard a loud bang.

He went into the living room and saw that the front door had been kicked in.

There was no one in sight.

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At Rush Fitness on Lee Highway, Adam Lozano said he locked his bag in a locker.

When he returned to the locker, the lock was gone along with his bag.

It contained an IPad and cover and his car keys.

The door to his vehicle was open and it had been rummaged through.

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Gary Bloodsaw came home to his apartment in British Woods and found his back door open and his unit ransacked.

He is missing $300 that he kept in a shoe box, and his TV was damaged.

There was no sign of forced entry.

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A customer at Bojangles on Lee Highway called to say that an employee told him that the shift opener was drunk.

An officer who went to the scene was told by the manager that the shift opener was fine and she wanted him to stay on duty.


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