Property managers hold suspected trespasser at gun point - | Chattanooga News, Weather & Sports

East Ridge property managers hold suspected trespasser at gun point

Posted: Updated:

EAST RIDGE, TN. (WRCB) -- A would-be burglar is behind bars Thursday night, thanks to two property managers.

Police say a witness observed 45-year-old Thomas Richard Sheppard breaking into a home on Glen Errol Way in East Ridge Thursday evening.

The witness called the property managers, who stopped Sheppard, holding him at gunpoint until police arrived.

Sheppard was taken into custody without incident.

Investigators say Sheppard was recently evicted from the residence, which is currently vacant.

He is charged with aggravated criminal trespass.

According to court records, East Ridge police arrested Sheppard earlier this year on charges of fraudulent use of a credit card.

Powered by WorldNow
Can't find what you're looking for?

900 Whitehall Road
Chattanooga, TN 37405
(423) 267-5412

WRCB Jobs EEO | FCC Public Files

Powered by WorldNow
All content © Copyright 2000 - 2014 WorldNow and WRCB. All Rights Reserved. For more information on this site, please read our Privacy Policy and Terms of Service.