Watch valued at nearly $23,000 reported stolen from Ringgold residence
A valuable Rolex watch was reported stolen recently from a Ringgold residence off Battlefield Parkway, police say.
According to the Catoosa County Sheriff’s Department, deputies responded to a theft complaint Wednesday afternoon, Oct. 24, after a woman discovered the watch missing from her home on Whisperwood Court.
The victim told police her yellow, 18-carat gold Rolex watch was missing from her home.
The woman said she last put the watch in a velvet bag and in drawer, but that it was missing when she went to retrieve it.
The watch is worth approximately $22,850, reports show.
The victim explained to police that several people had been in and out of the residence regularly and that she asked those with access to the home about the theft with no one coming forward with information.
Anyone with information about the theft is encouraged to contact Detective Alan Miles with the Catoosa County Sheriff’s Office at 706-935-2424.
Tools, lawn equipment stolen during Catoosa burglary
Hundreds of dollars worth of tools and lawn equipment were recently stolen during burglary of a Catoosa County home, police say.
According to the Catoosa County Sheriff’s Department, the burglary occurred in the 700 block of Burning Bush Road either the night before or the morning of Oct. 20.
The victim told police that maintenance was being performed on the residence and that several belongings were missing from the property when he arrived around 4 p.m. on Oct. 20.
Deputies located the point of entry where the home’s back door had been kicked in, reports show.
Several hand tools, a lawn mower, vacuum cleaner, loppers, and a 100-foot water hose were among the items stolen during the incident.
Anyone with information about the burglary or the missing property is encouraged to contact Detective Johnny Cunningham with the Catoosa County Sheriff’s Office at 706-935-2424.
The state’s unemployment rate dipped in September to 3.7 percent, a number not reached since May 2001, Georgia Labor Commissioner Mark Butler said.
At the same time, Georgia continued to set records for jobs and employed residents, Butler said.
“September was another great month for Georgia,” the commissioner said. “We set records for jobs and employed residents. At 4.5 million and growing, Georgia has more jobs than two dozen states have population.”
Dustin Cornell Gray, 29, of 102 Gracie Ave., Fort Oglethorpe, arrested on an outstanding warrant.
Nathan David Williams, 48, of 303 Harker Road, Fort Oglethorpe, arrested on charges of driving under the influence of alcohol, driving while license suspended/ revoked and failure to obey stop sign.
Jessica Jade Smith, 38, of 518 Lakeview Drive, Rossville, arrested on charges of driving while license suspended, brake lights required and tag light required.
Verrell Gossett, 44, of 3207 East 46th Street, Chattanooga ,arrested on charges of disorderly conduct, driving under
The September rate, at 3.7 percent, matched the national rate again.
In September, Georgia added another 15,300 jobs to push the state’s total number to 4.57 million — a record. Over the past year, Georgia added 111,100 new jobs, or nearly 10,000 a month.
People also got those jobs in record numbers. Georgia ended September with just under 5 million employed residents. The state added 1,865 to the employment rolls for the month to set yet another record. By comparison, the state added about 8,800 folks to the employment rolls on an average month over the past year. the influence of alcohol, failure to change drivers license and failure to obey traffic control device.
Jack Edgar Eskew, 40, of 557 Prater Road, Rossville ,arrested on charges of driving under the influence of drugs and failure to maintain lane.
James Dustin Baker, 29, of 561 Margaret Avenue, Section, Alabama, arrested on charges of driving while license suspended/revoked and speeding.
John Ray Kihnl, 33, of 4332 Elliston Road, Memphis, Tennessee, arrested on charges of loitering and prowling and obstruction.
Floyd Freeman Poore, 46, of 2906 Boynton Drive, Ring- gold, arrested on charges of driving while license suspended/revoked and operation of an unregistered vehicle.
Amy Renee Carroll, 36, of 389 County Road 376, Pisgah, Alabama, arrested on charges of driving on suspended and failure to obey traffic control device.
Cody Dustin Gagg, 38, of 114 Van Cleve Street, Fort Oglethorpe, arrested on a charge of theft by shoplifting.
Santos Smith Avila, 24, of 1700 Beechland Place, Dalton, arrested for driving while license suspended.
Gregory Lebron Bell, 56, of 710 Moore Street, Chattanooga, arrested on a charge of driving while license revoked.
Chris Odell, 57, of 7231 Short Tail Springs Road, Harrison, Tennessee, arrested on charges of theft by bringing stolen property into state and driving while license revoked.
Joshua L. Tiller, 28, of 2828 Anderson Terrace, Chattanooga, arrested on charges of Violation of Georgia’s Controlled Substance Act and VGCSA with intent to distribute.
Entering or crossing roadway: 2
Failure to obey stop signs and yield signs: 2 Failure to exercise due care: 1 Vehicle turning left: 1 Driving on roadways laned for traffic: 1
Suspended registration: 1 Failure to use handsfree: 1
Brake lights and signal devices: 1
Tail lights: 1
Driving while license suspended or revoked: 8 Required position & methods of turning at intersections: 1
Following too closely: 2 Operation of vehicle without current plate: 2
Use of “fighting words”, obscene and/or vulgar language: 1
Failure to obey traffic control devices: 4
Driving under the influence of alcohol or drugs: 3 License to be carried and exhibited on demand: 1