Chattooga Sheriff’s Reports . . . .

The following incidents happened during the past few weeks, according to Chattooga County incident reports. They include:

  • Ryan Parke, of Pennville, said someone applied for a new payee card for his son’s SSI account through Direct Express without his permission.
  • A Chattooga County woman is unhappy that her son was kicked out of Trion High School for smoking an electronic cigarette. The mother said her son had purchased the e-cigarette at a local convenience store about a month ago. Deputy Nick Robinson went to that store and talked to the owner about the purchase. The case has been turned over to an investigator.
  • Tammie Potts, of Hwy. 27, Trion, reported Tuesday that someone stole a red 1993 Nissan truck from her property.  “While on the scene, I also spoke to (Terry Potts) who advised me he actually recorded a video of the incident which I was able to view,” Deputy Corey Fielding stated. “While on the scene I was advised by Ms. Potts that the actual owner of the vehicle resides in Lafayette and the vehicle had been parked there for an extended period of time due to the fact the vehicle is not drivable due to mechanical issues, the owner
    of the vehicle is (Manuel Martinez). While on the scene I was unable to speak to the actual victim/vehicle owner in regards to the vehicle only the witnesses who saw the vehicle being taken.”
  • Kristy Kincade, of Trion, received threatening text messages through Facebook from an acquaintance. Now cops know too.
  • Rodney Bright received a counterfeit $20 bill on Monday. He didn’t realize the bill was fake until he tried buying an item at Marvins Builders Supply.
  • Someone broke into Steve Scoggins’ residence he uses for storage on Silver Hill Road. “Mr. Scoggins stated when he went into the living room he saw where the house had been gone through. Mr. Scoggins stated when he walked into the kitchen he noticed that the back door had been kicked in and damage to the door frame,” Deputy Derek Mitchell stated. 
    Scoggins said he used the residence to do paperwork for the Gore Volunteer Fire Department in addition to using the residence for storage. Computers and office supplies belonging to the fire department are missing. He is also missing some personal items. They included: three antique sewing machines, CD mixer, a Sony stereo, a Ryobi drill and other items. The stolen goods were valued at more than $2,600.

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