Dalton Police Seek Suspect In Smash And Grab From Car

Monday, February 12, 2018

The Dalton Police Department is asking for the public’s help to identify a man who was recorded using a credit card stolen from a smash and grab car break-in at a local gym. The suspect loaded a gift card with $500 using the stolen credit card.

The incident happened on Monday, at Peak Fitness at 1021 Riverburch Highway. The victim reported that she left her purse in her car in the parking lot around 9:30 a.m. When she returned, she found that her back passenger door window was broken out and the purse was missing. A review of surveillance video showed a black passenger car pulling up next to the victim’s parked car only minutes after she arrived at the gym. A man wearing a blue hoodie with the hood over his head was recorded getting out of the driver’s side of the black car and breaking out the window of the victim’s car. The stolen purse was a Michael Kors purse, and had the victim’s ID, a credit card, other cards and $50 cash inside.

The victim’s credit card was used a short time later at the Walgreen’s on Walnut Avenue about ten minutes after the theft. Store surveillance showed a black male wearing a blue hooded sweatshirt walk into the store at 9:44 am. He purchased a greeting card and also the gift card which he loaded with $500. The same suspect attempted to buy another gift card at the Kroger nearby minutes later, but the card was declined.

If anyone recognizes this suspect, they should contact Officer Coleman Jenkins at 706 278-9085, ext. 9207, or by email at cjenkins@cityofdalton-ga.gov



Latest Hamilton County Jail Booking Report

Here is the latest jail booking report from Hamilton County: ADAMSON, PHILLIP TROY  1282 TATUM GULF MINLOW,  Age at Arrest: 45 years old Arresting Agency: Chattanooga DOMESTIC ASSAULT --- AGUILAR, ADELSO ALBERTO  907 S WILLOW ST CHATTANOOGA, 374043632  Age at Arrest: 39 years old Arresting Agency: Chattanooga DRIVING ON REVOKED, SUSPENDED ... (click for more)

Latest Bradley County Jail Booking Report

Click  here  for the latest Bradley County arrest report. (click for more)

Liberal Conspiracy Afoot

According to Roy Exum’s Sunday column, there are now upwards of six or seven Democrats in Hamilton County, and all of them have secretly maneuvered their way onto the boards of a couple of dozen local organizations. Unlike Republicans, some of them serve on multiple boards and some of them serve with one another on the same boards. This is outrageous. We all know that boards and ... (click for more)

Roy Exum: Please Don’t Get Numb

Several weeks ago we woke up to learn there had been another shooting in Chattanooga and the next day there were two paragraphs on the fourth page of the newspaper.  It has become so common we as a society have grown numb to it and, when a teen-aged girl in Texas said she wasn’t surprised last week when eight students and two teachers were massacred in her school some 30 miles ... (click for more)

Chattanooga Christian, Silverdale Fall In Division II-A State Softball

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. – It was a rough day at the Division II-A girls state softball tournament for Silverdale and Chattanooga Christian. Both teams suffered one big inning by their opponents and quickly fell into the loser’s bracket, making the road back to title contention paved with potholes. After a 45-minute delay starting their game, Chattanooga Christian took it on the ... (click for more)

Baylor, McCallie Both Win In D-II Baseball

LEBANON, Tenn. – It will be another Baylor-McCallie battle here at Wilson Central High School Wednesday afternoon at 12:30 in the winner’s bracket of the Division II-AA baseball state championship. Baylor opened play with an 8-2 victory over Christian Brothers while McCallie posted an impressive 5-1 win over Memphis University School in the second game, despite having to sit ... (click for more)