The Sheriff’s Office is investigating two burglary cases that occurred Friday, Aug. 10, on Townsend Circle in Ringgold.
· Between 7:30 a.m. and 3:54 p.m. on Aug. 10, a forced-entry residential burglary occurred on Townsend Circle in Ringgold, resulting in the theft of more than $1,500 worth of jewelry from the home.
The victim told police she left her residence early in the morning to go to work, only to return home to find that someone had broken into the house.
The offender(s) opened the storm door and kicked in the rear door to the residence.
A jewelry box containing several articles of jewelry was taken during the incident, with the total estimated value of all the items to be $1,565.
The victim later discovered that a gold wedding band with the date of the wedding inscribed had also been taken during the burglary.
The case was turned over to detective Jeremy Keener.
· Between 12:45 p.m. and 2:30 p.m., another forced-entry burglary occurred on Townsend Circle, with more than $4,000 worth of property stolen from the home.
The victim told police she arrived home to find that, like the other incident, someone had kicked in the back door of the residence and stolen several items.
An Ipod, tools, and several articles of jewelry were reported stolen from the home during the incident.
The case was turned over to detective Timothy Busby and a canvas of the neighborhood was then conducted.
Detectives Busby and Keener discussed the incidents and determined that the method of entry in both cases was identical.
Both cases remain active pending the development of leads and/or suspects.
If you have any information on these cases, contact the Catoosa County Sheriff’s Office at 706-935-2424 or 706-965-6863. Anyone with information leading to the arrest and prosecution could receive a cash reward up to $1,000.