Cleveland TN burglary victim uses Facebook to help solve crime - WRCBtv.com | Chattanooga News, Weather & Sports

Working Together For You

Cleveland TN burglary victim uses Facebook to help solve crime

Posted: Updated:
CLEVELAND, TN (Times Free Press) -

A Cleveland burglary victim used Facebook to help recover stolen property valued at $15,000 and put a suspect behind bars.

After finding two trailers at an Old Tasso Road storage facility had been entered, the victim posted descriptions of the stolen property on Facebook along with an offer of a reward, according to a news release from the Bradley County Sheriff's Office.

The victim's social media post brought a response from a Cleveland pawnbroker where some of the stolen items were sold, police said.

On Friday, the victim identified the items, including tools, silver bullion, coins, an air compressor and antiques. The total value of the items was placed at $30,000, according to the release.

Read more from our news partners at the Chattanooga Times Free Press.

  • NewsMore>>

  • Chickamauga man delivers winning bid to buy Cleveland speedway

    Chickamauga man delivers winning bid to buy Cleveland speedway

    Friday, July 25 2014 5:07 AM EDT2014-07-25 09:07:07 GMT
    North Georgia's Al Chapman tendering an $807,100 bid late Thursday afternoon to buy the track and adjoining 25 acres of property, lock, stock and barrel.More
    North Georgia's Al Chapman tendering an $807,100 bid late Thursday afternoon to buy the track and adjoining 25 acres of property, lock, stock and barrel.
    More
  • Hot, a little less humid today. Hot and muggy this weekend.

    Hot, a little less humid today. Hot and muggy this weekend.

    Friday, July 25 2014 4:53 AM EDT2014-07-25 08:53:21 GMT
    (WRCB) - Good Friday! The heat will be on as we head into the weekend. We will start with the silver lining. The humidity will be a little lower today as a result of a passing front and light north winds. With that said, we won't cool down any as our high soars to about 90 under mostly sunny skies.More
    (WRCB) - Good Friday! The heat will be on as we head into the weekend. We will start with the silver lining. The humidity will be a little lower today as a result of a passing front and light north winds. With that said, we won't cool down any as our high soars to about 90 under mostly sunny skies.More
  • Tornado slams Virginia campground; 2 dead

    Tornado slams Virginia campground; 2 dead

    Friday, July 25 2014 12:45 AM EDT2014-07-25 04:45:05 GMT
    Albert Thorn awoke in his rental cottage Thursday to the sound of heavy rain and wind. Then, there was screaming. Within minutes, the sky turned dark, cellphones pinged with emergency messages and a tornado tore...More
    Albert Thorn awoke in his rental cottage Thursday to the sound of heavy rain and wind. Then, there was screaming. Within minutes, the sky turned dark, cellphones pinged with emergency messages and a tornado tore through a...More
Powered by WorldNow
Can't find what you're looking for?

WRCB-TV
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.