Cleveland Officers Arrest Pair For Stealing A Truck, 2 Motorcycles; Charge Them With Violating Governor's Order

Tuesday, April 7, 2020

Cleveland Police Department officers were dispatched to check motorcycles that were parked in an area behind Target early Tuesday morning. 

When the officers arrived, they observed two men who appeared to be strapping down two motorcycles on a trailer pulled by a black single cab Ford pickup truck. A warrant check of the subjects, identified as Dustin Lemons and Aaron Patterson, revealed an active felony theft warrant on Lemons.

All vehicles were checked through the National Crime Database and revealed that the Ford truck was stolen out of Bradley County.   

The suspects were then placed into handcuffs and read their Miranda Rights. Contact was made with the owners of the motorcycles, who both stated that they were unaware that their motorcycles had been stolen.

In addition to locating the stolen motorcycles, officers found a yellow sock containing drug paraphernalia.

Patterson and Lemons were charged with three counts of motor vehicle theft, unlawful drug paraphernalia and general emergency provision (violation of the Governor’s Executive Order).



Trio Charged With Kidnapping, Robbery After Man Says He Was Robbed, Placed In Trunk Of Vehicle Following Facebook Meetup

Rep. Hazlewood Moves To Strengthen Marsy's Law In State Constitution

Latest Bradley County Arrest Report


Three suspects are in facing kidnapping charges after they allegedly used Facebook to meet the victim and hold him hostage at gunpoint. On Saturday, police were notified of a kidnapping/robbery ... (click for more)

State Senator John Stevens of Huntingdon and State Rep. Patsy Hazlewood of Signal Mountain said they are introducing a constitutional amendment this legislative session to strengthen the rights ... (click for more)

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



Breaking News

Trio Charged With Kidnapping, Robbery After Man Says He Was Robbed, Placed In Trunk Of Vehicle Following Facebook Meetup

Three suspects are in facing kidnapping charges after they allegedly used Facebook to meet the victim and hold him hostage at gunpoint. On Saturday, police were notified of a kidnapping/robbery on Browns Ferry Road, and that the victim had been transported to Dayton Boulevard where he had been able to call for help. Once police arrived, they spoke to the victim, who said he had ... (click for more)

Rep. Hazlewood Moves To Strengthen Marsy's Law In State Constitution

State Senator John Stevens of Huntingdon and State Rep. Patsy Hazlewood of Signal Mountain said they are introducing a constitutional amendment this legislative session to strengthen the rights of crime victims in Tennessee’s state Constitution. Rep. Hazlewood took the first step Thursday by introducing House Joint Resolution 44 , known as Marsy’s Law. A similar bill generated ... (click for more)

Opinion

It's Time For Impact Fees

This letter is regarding the potential high density development on Snowhill Road in Ooltewah. Growth is good. But it needs to be responsible growth. It would be instructive to see studies by other communities who have already gone through this so we can understand just what is the taxpayer cost burden of these high density developments. Additional taxes to add infrastructure, ... (click for more)

Roy Exum: We Ramp Up

As you know, federal and state employees will honor Dr. Martin Luther King’s birthday today (Monday) so it will be tomorrow (Tuesday) when the vaccination efforts to stop the spread of the COVID-19 virus in Hamilton County will really begin to ramp up. This week will also mark the start of “Round Two” for our First Responders, our medical providers, and others who were given their ... (click for more)

Sports

Chattanooga FC Looking For More Success With Familiar Faces For 2021 Season

By any standard, the Chattanooga Football Club had about as successful a season as one could have hoped for in the topsy-turvy year that was 2020. As the top side in their conference, CFC won the Independent Cup in the shortened preseason, and then made it midway through the NISA playoffs after the regular season. While COVID-19 forced the team and league to shut down for several ... (click for more)

Chattanoogan Bill Akers Outshined The Babe In September Of 1930

The Major League Baseball season is the longest of any pro sport in America, and it has been this way for over 100 years. Each season has hot streaks and slumps, masterful pitching performances and demotions to the bullpen. On any given day, the unknown ballplayer can become a hero. On September 13, 1930, Detroit Tigers rookie shortstop and Chattanoogan Bill Akers didn’t just outduel ... (click for more)