Desmond Powell, 20, Arrested For Several East Ridge Burglaries And Thefts

Wednesday, September 13, 2017

Desmond Powell, 20, was arrested on multiple charges, after East Ridge officers on patrol heard loud thuds in the area of the Haiku Hibachi restaurant at 5313 Ringgold Road.

 

Officers discovered the glass door had been broken by a large rock.

Powell was found hiding under a semi-trailer nearby.

 

Powell was arrested and since this M.O. was similar to recent burglaries being investigated by East Ridge detectives, they responded to interview the suspect.

 

During the interview, Powell admitted to four other business burglaries.

 

Warrants will be sought for burglary and theft of the Valero convenience store, Sonny's convenience store and the East Ridge Games and Videos store. 

 

One other warrant will be sought when a positive determination is made of the name of the fourth business.




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