Police Blotter: Thief Grabs 15 Pairs Of Blue Jeans At Northgate Penny's

Friday, July 19, 2013

A thief grabbed 15 pairs of blue jeans at Penny's at Northgate Mall, police said.

Security personnel said a dark-complexioned black male darted in and grabbed a stack of junior Capri-style jeans worth $434.

He was seen getting into a waiting white 1989 Ford Taurus. The tag number on the vehicle is registered to a woman who lives on Winding Lane.

* * *

At Belk's at Northgate, Tabitha Turner was cited for shoplifting.

Police said she tried to leave after putting $181 worth of clothing and fragrances into her handbag.

She is banned from all CBL properties for a year.

* * *

Justin Evinger said some expensive items were taken off his 1990 Chevrolet S10 pickup truck while it was parked on Brainerd Road.

The thief got his $2,200 set of chrome custom rims and tires, his $50 battery and $1,000 car stereo system.

* * *

It was found that the air conditioner was not working at a residence on Fairview Road.

A technician from Stan's Air checked it out and found that the copper wiring had been stripped from the unit and the box was punctured while the thief tried unsuccessfully to haul off the entire unit.  

It will cost $500 to get it running again.


Daniel Mooney, 31, Shot On Greenway View Drive Saturday Evening; Warrants Issued For Paul Vandiver, 65

Daniel J. Mooney, 31, was shot Saturday night, and Paul Vandiver, 65, is being sought on several charges. Chattanooga Police responded at 7:17 p.m. on Saturday to  an argument in the homeless camp area near the 400 block of Greenview Way Drive. Mooney suffered a single gunshot wound. He was transported to a local hospital by HCEMS for non-life threatening wounds.  ... (click for more)

Latest Hamilton County Jail Booking Report

Here is the latest jail booking report from Hamilton County: BARBY, MATTHEW DEWAYNE  4030 DORRIS ST CHATTANOOGA, 37410  Age at Arrest: 47 years old Arresting Agency: Chattanooga CONTEMPT OF COURT(NON-SUPPORT) --- BARNEY, DARRYL BOJANGLES  2106 LAURA STREET CHATTANOOGA, 37406  Age at Arrest: 48 years old Arresting Agency: Hamilton County ... (click for more)

Being Proactive With Parkinson's Disease

Parkinson’s disease is the second most common neurodegenerative disease after Alzheimer’s and is the 14th leading cause of death in the United States. It affects an estimated one million Americans and four to six million worldwide,  There is no cure for Parkinson’s, and 60,000 new cases are diagnosed each year in the United States alone. Source: National Parkinson’s Foundation  ... (click for more)

Roy Exum: My Garden In May

Back when we were kids this day’s battle cry was, “Hooray, hooray for the First of May! Outdoor swimming starts today! With temperatures in the high 80s and we dive in to a new month, our monthly walk in a garden heavy with spring time pollen looks promising … AN ORCHID for the movie “Rocky” on its 40 th anniversary: “Let me tell you something you already know. The world ain’t ... (click for more)

Shrum, Gautier Win Communities In Schools 5K

Ryan Shrum and Jan Gautier may still be recovering from the Boston Marathon 12 days ago, but that didn’t keep them from winning overall titles in the 18 th Annual Communities In Schools 5K in Ringgold Saturday morning. The race, a circular 3.1-mile route that was somewhat flat, but included a few challenging climbs, was sponsored by First Volunteer Bank with proceeds benefitting ... (click for more)

Baylor Baseball Complex Dedicated to the Etters and Wyatt McMahan

It was the summer of 1961 and a 10-year-old boy and a college grad were starting their baseball journey – a journey which would eventually connect them for decades to come. While Mickey Mantle and Roger Maris were chasing the ghost of Babe Ruth and the then home run record of 60 round trippers, Wyatt McMahan was in his first year in Joe Engel’s Knothole League in White Oak ... (click for more)