Chattanooga Public Works vehicle stolen; man faces charges

Chattanooga Public Works vehicle stolen; man faces charges

August 13th, 2018 by Staff Report in Breaking News

Evan Elmore

Evan Elmore

Photo by Contributed Photo /Times Free Press.

A man is facing after police say he stoled a Chattanooga Public Works vehicle.

On Saturday, Cleveland police were contacted by authorities in Chattanooga, who said a vehicle stolen from the Chattanooga Public Works department had been tracked by GPS to Cleveland, Tennessee, according to a news release.

Cleveland police went to the tracked location at 3230 Fulbright Road #6 and detained a man as he was leaving an apartment. 

During a search of the suspect, identified as Evan Elmore, police found a bag that appeared to contain marijuana.

Elmore was arrested and charged with simple possession.  

Charges are pending in Chattanooga for the vehicle theft and burglary of a business.