Batesville police report stolen trailer recovered at local truck stop 6/10/2014

Published 12:00 am Tuesday, June 10, 2014

Batesville police report stolen trailer recovered at local truck stop

By Rupert Howell

Four incidents were reported over the weekend by Batesville Police Department including the owner of a missing tractor/trailer locating his trailer nearby while he was stopped at Love’s Truck Stop Sunday, June 8.

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Patrolman Nick Johnson reported that a subject identified his stolen trailer at The Junction next door to Loves Truck Stop. The truck and trailer were reported stolen in Memphis on May 13. After confirmed stolen through NCIC and Memphis Police Department, the trailer was released to the owner. The truck has yet to be found.

A victim stated that two Frigidaire window air-condition units and a drum of R22 freon were missing from a shop located on MLK.

Sgt. Michael Hardin’s report quoted the owner as saying  his shop closed at 5 p.m. and all was well on June 6.

“He stated that he walked out to check his garden around 5 p.m. the following  day and noticed pickets were missing from the fence around his shop,” the incident report stating that’s when the items were first missed.

A trailer was reported stolen from Southland Trailers & Equipment on Highway 6 west apparently taken Saturday night. Patrolman Wesley Hawkins’ report stated a chain that holds the gate to the wooden post appeared to be cut with pieces of chain lying near the post. 

Detective Tommy Crutcher was notified and gathered evidence. The 2014 6’10×18 black Barrentine car hauler was valued at $2,250.

Diamond earrings were reported missing from a residence at Kornegay Drive according to Lieutenant Ruby Myers’s Monday, June 9 report.

Myers report indicated that the jewelry  was discovered missing May 22. The one carat yellow gold stud diamond earrings were valued at $2,000 in the report which indicated that the victim had suspects in mind after receiving a tip.

Names and specifics were redacted from the reports prior to being released to the press.