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East Ridge Police catch suspected A/C thieves

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EAST RIDGE, TN. (WRCB)-- East Ridge Police have arrested two men they suspect stole over $30,000 in air-conditioning units from Thrippence Apartments.

The arrest was made Wednesday morning at around 3:30 after police were called by a neighbor who saw a suspicious vehicle parked on a nearby street.

The driver, 19-year-old Raymond A. Hodge, told police that 20-year-old Shaun P. Sisk had stolen a vehicle in an incident police had just responded to.

Police caught Sisk running to his home on Donaldson Road.

After further investigation, police discovered that the two men were suspected to have stolen 10 air-conditioning units from an apartment complex.

Both suspects were transported to the Hamilton County Jail and charged with theft over $30,000 and vandalism.

In addition to these charges, Sisk has been charged with burglary of an auto and theft under $500.

Sisk and Hodge are scheduled to be in East Ridge Municipal Court on September 1st at 5pm.

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