Police Blotter: Woman Finds Bulllet Hole In Rear Fender After Visits To "Hot Boys" And "Pay Pays"

Thursday, November 30, 2017

A woman from Ohls Avenue reported that she found a large bullet hole in the right rear fender of her Nissan SUV. She said she was not sure where this happened. She stated that she went to several night clubs the previous night. Those included "Hot Boys" in East Chattanooga, "Pay Pays" on Glass Street, and a house in the area of Wilcox Boulevard and Tunnel Boulevard.

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At a residence on Biltmore Drive, a woman said she got home she noticed that someone had vandalized the fence located near her driveway. Police observed what looked like car parts at the scene. She said the damage to her fence and yard will cost at least $2,000.

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The manager at Hardees on Shallowford Road said a black female who is approximately 6'4" had come into the restaurant and wanted cash for $20. He said his cashier was new and gave the female change for the cash. He said when he was pulling the register he noticed that the $20 bill was fake and when he looked at video he noticed that the same lady had been there approximately two-three times in the past doing the exact same thing and asking for change. He said she left in a blue Honda CR-V. 

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A woman who had just visited Ross Dress for Dress at Hamilton Place said when she returned to her vehicle her driver side door was stuck. She attempted to open the door and got what appeared to be super glue on her hand. She then observed the door handle and noticed that there was what appeared to be super glue on the door handle preventing the door from opening. Police searched the parking lot for other door handles that may have been vandalized but were unable to locate any. There is no suspect information.

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At Vision Works on Hamilton Place Boulevard, police were told by the store manager that an unknown tall black male wearing a black leather jacket, black pants, and a black hat walked into the store. He grabbed several eye-glass frames (equaling $2,000, proceeded past all points of sale, and left through the front door. Police were able to obtain video evidence of the suspect entering and leaving the premises and are actively investigating the theft.

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A customer at C&C Motors on International Drive said he saw a white male walking up to his car in the auto dealer's lot and open the door. He thought that it was a worker and he was going to take the car to the shop to get work done. He was also thinking that the lot has another vehicle that is the same and he might have the wrong car. The suspect then drove off. The customer asked if a worker had accidentally taken it and the owner said no. The man then tried to catch up to his car but lost it.

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A woman said she was in the drive through at Starbucks on Gunbarrel Road when she was involved in a verbal altercation. At that time an unknown white male in his mid 50s exited his vehicle in the drive through and approached her vehicle. He then proceeded to kick the passenger side door several times and hit the door, leaving marks and scratches on the vehicle.

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The manager of the Rent-A-Center on Brainerd Road said two unknown males selected and concealed a Canon video camera, Beats headphones, and a Playstation 4, before fleeing the store. The only suspect information was two black males. 

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At Walgreens on Highway 58, the store manager wanted to make a report of a customer buying items with counterfeit money. She said a black male came to the store around 6 p.m. and purchased several different gift cards for an estimated cost of $760. He paid all in $20 bills. The manager said one of their cashiers did not realize until after the suspect left that the bills seemed suspicious and not normal bills. The suspect then left the store before the clerk could decline the transaction. Items bought were a Hallmark Mark Hot Pink small bag for $2, a Hallmark Birthday card for $2.59, and two Vanilla Visa Gift cards ($500) and ($240) with a $11.09 fee charge. The total cost came to $756.48. The suspect was seen in security footage wearing a black beanie, white sweatshirt, blue jeans, and also had a gold necklace and an earring in his left ear. The suspect then got into a silver four-door sedan with an unreadable license plate. The $700 in $20 bills was turned over the Chattanooga Police Department Property Division.

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A woman on E 32nd Street said she had gone inside her residence after turning on her car to warm it up. When she went back outside the vehicle was gone. She did not know her license tag or vehicle VIN number. She said it was a 2006 Black Pontiac Grand Prix. 

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A woman said she lost her wallet/phone case while in Lamplight Liquor Store on Brainerd Road. Police attempted to find the phone/wallet but did not locate it anywhere in the store. Police then had the management look on the camera system to see if an officer could see where she lost it and if it was picked up by anyone. While reviewing the camera, police observed a white male (later identified as Wayne Ogden) bend down, pick up the wallet/phone and look right at the victim as she entered her vehicle and put the wallet in his pocket. Then the suspect entered the liquor store. Police were able to send a message to the victims phone and tell Ogden that he was on video picking up the phone and that he needed to return the items to the victim. Police said Ogden decided that it was in his best interest to return the "lost" property. The woman was given back her property and decided not to prosecute the suspect.

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A loss prevention specialist at the Walmart on Signal Mountain Boulevard wanted to make a report on an unknown female who has been stealing from this Walmart for the past five years and they have been unable to catch her. He said she has stolen multiple items including many laptops and TVs. They have been unable to find out her name. 

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An officer found two handguns lying in the middle of Calhoun Avenue. The first gun was a Smith & Wesson MP9 with a loaded magazine and one round in the chamber. Using gloves, then officer locked the slide to the rear and made the weapon safe. Seven rounds were inside the magazine and one round was in the chamber. This was all placed and labeled inside a paper bag. The second gun was a Bersa Firestorm which was also made safe with one round being in the chamber and no rounds in the magazine. This was placed in a separate paper bag and labeled. The guns were turned in to the property division.

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At Burlington at Northgate Mall, police observed video of a suspect selecting several items. When the suspect went to pay for the items she did not pay for eight pair of flip flops valued at $9.99 per pair. The officer observed the suspect place the flip flops in a shopping cart then put a large bag of paid items on top of the flip flops and exit the store without paying for them. The officer was given the suspect's Tennessee registration number. After reviewing the video footage, and the driver's license that came back to the registration the officer was able to determine that it was the same person.

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The manager of the Family Dollar on South Willow Street had two shoplifters. One suspect was a black female who stole a number of toboggans. The female is seen on camera stuffing the items into her jacket and then walking straight out the door of the store. The female is between 40 and 50 years of age, bald, wearing a black puffy jacket, gray sweatpants, and black sneakers. The second suspect was a black male between 30 and 40 with a goatee wearing a tan hat, dark blue jacket with reflective neon stripes, and blue pants. The suspect is seen placing a toothbrush in his interior jacket pocket. He then bought a small amount of detergent and walked towards the door. The alarm went off due to the concealed toothbrush. When confronted by employees he refused to stay to prove he did not steal anything. The man was trespassed by employees. The area was searched for the pair, but neither were located. 

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A woman said she was assisting an elderly woman with putting groceries in her vehicle at the Walmart Neighborhood Grocery on Shallowford Road. She believes that she accidentally left her wallet in the female's trunk. The woman does not know the elderly female and has no way of getting her wallet back. 

 

 

 

 



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