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Police Blotter: Gunman Robs Highway 58 Waffle House

Thursday, March 11, 2004

A man with a Glock 9mm pistol held up employees at the Waffle House on Highway 58.

Waitress Helen Smith said a black male wearing a red hat and blue jeans came in, sat at a table, then went to the restroom. She said when he came out he had the weapon and was demanding money.

After he got money from the cash register, he made Ms. Smith and cook Chris Gann lie down on the floor behind the counter.

Jason Ragland, a customer, said he put his head down when he heard the man demanding money.

The gunman fled in an unknown direction.

Marlene Sykes of Ringgold said she was walking back to her vehicle at Hamilton Place Mall when a blue Ford Ranger pulled up next to her. She said two white males were inside.

She said the passenger reached out and snatched her purse, with $200 in it, and took off.

Brent Ponder said he was asleep at his apartment on Sarasota Drive when he thought he heard knocking at his door. He said he then heard noises from the carport.

He said he looked out and saw a white male and white female near his red Honda ATV. They saw him and ran to a white 1980s van - with both doors open - parked in his driveway. They sped away.

Mary Davis of Standifer Gap Road said a burglar broke out a window pane in a side door and ransacked every room of the house.

She said some $4,500 in electronic equipment, jewelry, cash and coins were taken.

Chris Lackey said while he was at work someone broke into his unit at the Laurel Ridge Apartments on Bonny Oaks Drive.

He said $40 that was on a stove in the kitchen was taken along with a new laptop computer and an old cellphone. The apartment was ransacked.

At B&R Groceries on E. 37th Street, a burglar broke in through a cheap wooden wall on the side of the building.

The cash register was taken.

Lawanda Rutherford of 5601 Browntown Road said her neighbor's trailer rolled across the street, down a hill and crashed into her house.

She said the red single wide Choo Choo trailer rolled from 5636 Browntown, going through one of the garage doors and damaging the foundation and the garage.

Police said the owner of the trailer was not at home at the time.


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