Police Blotter: Search On For Missing Mercury Sable After Woman Picks Up Scruffy Pair, Leaves AC On For Them

Friday, June 6, 2014

Police said a search is on for a missing 1999 Mercury Sable after a woman picked up a "scruffy" pair in dirty clothes, then left the AC on for them while she went in the Dollar General.

Myra Payne said she spotted the man and woman walking along Mountain Creek Road after leaving her apartment.

She offered them a ride, then, while she went shopping, she left the keys in the car for them because it was hot.

When she emerged from the Dollar General, her car and the couple were nowhere in sight.

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There was a similar incident on Rossville Boulevard.

Nicole Spradlin gave a ride to a white female with dirty blonde hair. She did not know her name.

When she made a stop for gas, she returned to find the blonde gone with her silver 2013 Cruze with a T-top and a pink princess license plate.

The car was located in Catoosa County with the pink princess license plate still intact.

Summer Nicole Neighbors was charged with theft over $10,000.

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Sylvester Williams said he was out washing his vehicle at his home on Parkway Drive when Christine Mann asked to use his restroom.

While she was inside, he remembered that he had left his wallet on the kitchen table with $125 inside.

By the time he got to the wallet, the money was gone.

He tried to talk to Ms. Mann, but she fled the scene.

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Police said they were advised that Derek Jones saw LaQuisha Greer in a 2006 VW Jetta with Tracy Hunter.

He got behind the Jetta northbound on Highway 153 and bumped it several times from the rear.

Hunter eventually pulled over at Target. The Jetta was rammed on the side several times.

Police were told that Jones hit Ms. Greer in the face with his fist, then he reached in and took the Jetta keys.

He was charged with two counts of aggravated assault, vandalism, burglary and domestic assault.

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An officer found a front window broken at the Family Dollar on Third Street.

Video showed someone ride up on a bicycle and throw a rock through the window. Then the person left.

Nothing was taken from the store.

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Billy Martin said he secured his bicycle at Burger King on E. 23rd Street, then later found that it had been stolen. He said he did not know who took it.

But a Waffle House waitress across the street did.

She said William "Jasmine" Patillo spotted the bike and talked about taking it. He walked across the street, then returned to the Waffle House with it in tow.

He then sold it to another Waffle House customer for $10, she said .

Patillo was charged with theft.

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Zandra Frazier said some checks were stolen from her. She then was notified by the Tennessee Valley Federal Credit Union that someone tried to cash one of the checks with her forged signature on it.

Ms. Frazier said she suspected her husband, Buddy Frazier, and his "female friend" Monica Dunn.

A clerk at the credit union was shown pictures of the pair, and he said they were the ones who tried to pass the check.

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William Peaks told police his girlfriend had tossed his cell phone in the woods behind her house on Old Mission Road.

He said she was mad because he was cheating on her with two other women.

The girlfriend said she actually had the phone in her bedroom. She retrieved it for police.


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