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A two-day manhunt in Catoosa County for Wesley Gage Weldon ended Thursday night, Jan. 26, when authorities were able to track him down and get him into custody.
According to Catoosa County Sheriff Gary Sisk, his agency received a tip Thursday evening that Weldon was holding up at a residence in Walker County.
Around 8:30 p.m., members of the Catoosa and Walker County sheriff's departments and U.S. Marshalls approached the residence, where they indeed located Weldon.
Sisk says Weldon tried to evade officers again, but was tased and immediately taken into custody.
The Ringgold Police Department is still working to identity a black male who robbed the First Tennessee Bank on Alabama Highway on Tuesday afternoon, April 19.
According to Ringgold Police Chief Dan Bilbrey, the incident occurred at 2:28 p.m. at 5038 Alabama Highway.
Detectives have not disclosed how much money was actually taken during the incident.
It’s also uncertain at this time whether the man was armed.
“He never produced a weapon,” Bilbrey said. “Whether he was armed or not, we don’t know for sure.”
The Catoosa County Sheriff's Office needs help identifying the pictured man. He is wanted for questioning in reference to several thefts that occurred in the area of Joe-Tike Drive and Mason Drive.
Anyone with information about this subject is asked to contact Detective Mike Helton with the Catoosa County Sheriff's Office at (706)935-2424.
Read More. (News Channel 9)
A second suspect has been arrested in the ongoing investigation into the death of a New York man whose body was found in the Chickamauga Battlefield Park in mid-December.
Two days after a New York woman was charged in the case, authorities in Knox County, Tenn., arrested a man who police believe is also involved.
Until police arrived, a LaFayette resident kept his firearm at the ready after finding a drunk inside a parked car outside his residence off North Enlo Street.
The car’s owner told police that Saturday, March 14, he heard his car alarm sound off at about 1 a.m. and noticed the gate to his fence was open.
The homeowner, certain he had shut the gate earlier that evening and hearing the alarm, picked up a firearm and when outside to investigate.
It was then that he found the suspect inside his vehicle and yelled at him to get out of the 2012 Nissan Altima.
The Walker County Sheriff’s Department is asking for public assistance in locating a suspect involved with an auto break-in on Haley’s Cove Drive in Chickamauga.
The suspect used the victim’s credit card to purchase items at a convenient store in Rossville.
According to Walker County Sheriff’s Department reports:
On Sunday, March 1, sometime between 6 p.m. and 11 p.m., someone entered a woman’s unlocked vehicle off Haley’s Cove Drive in Chickamauga and stole her wallet.
Cortez LeBron Sims, the 17-year-old from Ringgold who is wanted for murder in connection with a shooting in Chattanooga early this morning that left one woman dead and three others injured, has had run-ins with police.
A Chickamauga woman was found dead Saturday night, and investigators suspect foul play. The woman’s grandson has been charged with murder.
Walker County sheriff’s deputies were called to 77 Mimosa Drive about 6:45 p.m. on March 29 by a neighbor concerned about an elderly woman living at that address.
Upon their arrival, authorities found homeowner Joyce Ann Fowler, 75, in her bedroom, dead, with signs of blunt force trauma to the head.
Authorities said late Tuesday that a 21-year-old woman sought in the murder of a Dalton convenience store clerk had been taken into custody in Bartow County.
Officials had been looking for Skyy Raven Marie Mims in Atlanta, but she was found at a residence on Southmont Drive after the Georgia Bureau of Investigation received a tip that she was there.
Read More. (Chattanoogan.com)