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Suspects in multiple auto thefts arrested in East Ridge

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On Tuesday, June 2, East Ridge Police officers were dispatched to the Rite Aid at  4350 Ringgold Road on a possibly stolen vehicle. 

Upon their arrival, officers observed a male and female standing by the vehicle. 

While obtaining information on the vehicle, the suspects, later identified as 28-year-old Terry Whitt and 24-year-old Whitney Roach both of Chickamauga, fled on foot. 

Both suspects were quickly apprehended after a foot pursuit.  

Following the pursuit, an investigation determined that the two suspects were found to have been responsible for the theft of a stolen Saturn and a stolen Acura. The stolen vehicles were taken from Walker County. 

The suspects were charged with Theft over $10,000, Evading and Resisting Arrest. Bond was set at $85,000 for each suspect. 

Both Whitt and Roach will be in court on Tuesday, June 9 at East Ridge City Court.
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