The Bradley County Sheriff's Office has arrested several people in various burglaries.
On Tuesday, Bradley County Sheriff’s Office Property Crimes detectives executed a search warrant at the residence of Carl Dean Howard, located at 292 Old Mt.
At the conclusion of the search warrant, several pieces of stolen property were recovered from recent burglaries at a residence on Baker Bridge Road, another residence on Spring Place Road and from a storage unit on Waterlevel Highway.
The items recovered consisted of a LG Smart Washer, a LG Smart Dryer, an Amana glass top range/stove, hand tools and several totes containing keepsakes which had been stored at one of the victim’sstorage unit on Waterlevel Highway.
Howard is currently incarcerated on unrelated burglary charges in the Polk County Jail. He currently has Bradley County charges pending of aggravated burglary, two counts of burglary and three counts of theft of property.
All recovered stolen property has been identified by each victim.
On July 8, Bradley County Sheriff’s Office Deputies responded to a Perry Street address in reference to a residential burglary.
After speaking with the victim, deputies learned forced entry was made into the residence through a window. Once inside the suspect(s) took two large flat screen televisions, a jewelry box and a window air conditioning unit.
Bradley County Sheriff’s Office investigators were able to capture the suspects’ vehicle on surveillance video from a nearby business and shared the video with Patrol Deputies.
On Monday, Deputy Justin Buckelew spotted the suspect vehicle and performed a traffic stop on Benton Pike.
The driver of the vehicle, Sherry Renee Smith, 43, of Cleveland and her son, Marvin Gage Sneed, 19, of Cleveland were placed into custody after each of them were questioned by investigators.
Some of the stolen property including a large flatscreen television and the victim’s jewelry box and jewelry were recovered.
Both Ms. Smith and Sneed were charged with aggravated burglary and theft of property.
On Monday, deputies and investigators responded to the 1000 block of 6th Street NE after a forced entry residential burglary was reported.
The home was ransacked and numerous items were stolen from inside. Detectives were able to collect evidence from the scene which led to the identification of Benjamin Terry Harrell, 47, of Cleveland.
Bradley County Detectives made contact with Harrell on Tuesday at a residence at 1229 2ndStreet NE, where they identified stolen items taken from the initial burglary scene on 6th Street NE.
Harrell was placed into custody and transported to the Bradley County Jail, where he was booked on charges of burglary and theft over $1,000.
On Tuesday, deputies and investigators responded to a burglary of a home and outbuilding in the 3000 block of Spring Place Road.
The victim advised someone had broken into his residence as well as an outbuilding. There were numerous items taken from inside the residence and a tiller was taken from an outbuilding.
While members of the Sheriff’s Office were still on scene, a neighbor came over and informed them he knew the person who had the tiller. After further investigation, Billy Charles Evans, 41, of Benton, was found to have the tiller and it appeared to have been freshly spray painted in the grass, where Mr. Evans was living in order to conceal the tiller’s description.
Evans was placed into custody and booked on charges of burglary and theft of property.