The victim told police that she left the house for a close to two and a half hours to attend church only to return home to find that someone had broken into the home and stolen multiple of articles of jewelry.
She also stated that several draws within the house were pulled open and her property ransacked.
A pillowcase was missing from one of the pillows in a bedroom, but that the pistol that she keeps under the other pillow was not tampered with, nor was the flat screen television in the living room.
Two gold necklaces, an antique pocket watch, and a diamond ring were among the items reported stolen at the time of the report.
Neighbors that were questioned during the investigation didn’t report seeing any suspicious persons in the area or near the home during the time of incident.
The case was turned over to detective Michael Tinker.
· Between March 23 and April 1, a residential burglary occurred on Boynton Terrace in Ringgold resulting in the theft of more than $3,000 worth of jewelry from the home.
The victim told police that someone entered his home and stole several articles of jewelry while he and his wife were out of town on vacation.
He stated that all the jewelry was taken from the master bedroom of the home.
There were no visible signs of forced entry into the residence, but the victim did state that the rear door to the garage does not lock and that the couple left the door to the kitchen from the garage area unlocked before the left town.
Five necklaces, a pair of earrings, a bracelet, and a pennant were among the items listed as stolen during the filing of the report.
The case was turned over to detective Ronald Roach.
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.