Officers mistakenly barge into home of commissioner's granddaughter

Greg Beck

The Hamilton County Sheriff's Office and Chattanooga Police Department conducted an operation to locate an individual at a residence Wednesday on Tower Way Drive, only to discover the person they were looking for wasn't there.

Who they found instead was the granddaughter of Hamilton County Commissioner Greg Beck.

"We call it bum rush in our community. They bum rushed into the house," Beck told the Times Free Press on Thursday. "They talked pretty rough to my granddaughter."

The Hamilton County Sheriff's Office confirmed the incident happened, but wouldn't go into great detail because the investigation is still active. A team from the sheriff's office fugitive division and city officers were looking for a suspect who listed the address as her residence. The sheriff's office confirmed the suspect used to live at the address.