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7-16-17 Kidnapping/Stolen Vehicle - 6990 E. Brainerd Rd.


  • Upon their arrival, police spoke to victim’s father who said that when he went into the store to pay for gas he saw someone drive away with his blue 2007 Dodge Ram truck
  • The father advised that his 3-year-old son was in the back seat asleep when the vehicle was taken
  • Chattanooga Police immediately issued a BOLO citywide to all officers
  • Members of the Violent Crimes Bureau responded to investigate
  • Approx an hour later, the child and vehicle were located by police at 1624 Shepard Rd.
  • The child was unharmed
  • Investigators are still actively working this case and are following all actionable leads

Chattanooga Police ask anyone with information regarding this incident to call 423-698-2525. The investigation is ongoing and more information will be released when available.


NOTE: The preceding information is preliminary and is subject to change as the investigation continues.

Chattanooga Police Department
3410 Amnicola Hwy.
Chattanooga, TN 37406 (map)

Office hours are Monday through Friday 8:00 AM through 5:00 PM

Emergencies: 911

To report a crime or request assistance: (423) 698-2525

General Information:
(423) 643-5000

Crime Prevention and Community Outreach:
(423) 643-5090

Crime Stoppers Hotline:
(423) 698-3333

Drug Tip Hotline:
(423) 493-BUST (2878)


Photo by Mike Williams