Dalton Police Department Seeks Suspects In TJ Maxx Shoplifting Case

Tuesday, May 13, 2014

The Dalton Police Department is asking for help from the public with identifying three women who shoplifted more than $1,500 worth of merchandise from TJ Maxx on Walnut Avenue. The three women left in a gold SUV with a Tennessee license plate.

The incident happened Feb. 9, at approximately 5:30 p.m. Two of the suspects entered the store together and the third suspect came in a minute later. The group walked to the section with women’s purses and took at least 10 purses valued at approximately $130 each and then went back to the home goods section and took several packages of bed linens. The three walked out together and left the store in an SUV.

The suspects were all black females. One woman wore a pink hat and black and grey outfit.  The second also wore a pink hat and a black jacket with jeans. The third woman wore a purple jumpsuit with her hair in braids that were pulled back. All three were recorded on the store’s surveillance system.

Anyone with information on this incident or the identity of the suspects is asked to contact Detective Brian Shirley at 706 278-9085, ext. 189.

Many Photos Of Fairyland Development Featured In New Hiener Photo Book

Many photos of the Fairyland development on Lookout Mountain are featured in the new historic photo book being published by Chattanoogan.com. Garnet and Frieda Carter carried out the fanciful development in the 1920s. It was during the construction that the game of miniature golf was invented when a golf ball was hit through a drain pipe at the job site. It was first called ... (click for more)

Upcoming City Council Agenda For Tuesday

Here is the upcoming City Council agenda for Tuesday: I. Call to Order. II. Pledge of Allegiance/Invocation (Chairman Freeman). III. Minute Approval. IV. Special Presentation. “Mayor’s Proclamation for Domestic Violence Awareness Month” Councilwoman Carol Berz and the Family Justice Center V. Ordinances – Final Reading: POLICE a. An ordinance ... (click for more)

Bobby Stone, Is It Really A Win?

It brought a smile to my face this morning when I saw where the case was thrown out of court against Mr. Stone and the domestic violence charge.  I have supported his cause from the beginning, but I do feel heartbreak because his personal life had to be tossed out there for all of us to see.   I truly hope and pray things turn around for him and his wife, while I feel ... (click for more)

Roy Exum: Kelly Could Win It

I am neither a sleuth nor an odds maker but I’d say there is about a one-in-three chance that Interim Hamilton County Department of Education Superintendent Kirk Kelly could become the permanent superintendent of our public schools next Thursday. I am assured something squirrelly is happening on our newly-seated school board. It has been seven months since the last superintendent ... (click for more)

Ooltewah Rallies To Beat Cleveland 37-24 In Key Region 4-5A Battle

Shaking off three lost fumbles and an interception in the first half, Ooltewah settled down and rallied from a 10-point deficit to pull away late and defeat Cleveland, 37-24, in a Region 4-5A football showdown at James N. Monroe Stadium on a chilly Friday night. The visiting Blue Raiders took full advantage of the Owls’ early mistakes and built a 24-14 halftime lead. ... (click for more)

Signal Mountain Falls To Knox Catholic In AA Final

MURFREESBORO – There were five state championships awarded for high school volleyball at MTSU’s Murphy Center Friday, but none of them came back to Chattanooga. Baylor finished second to Briarcrest while Signal Mountain also had to settle for the runner-up award after losing in three straight sets to Knoxville Catholic. The Lady Irish, improving to 32-11 for the season, won ... (click for more)