Chattanooga, TN – On Tuesday, Chattanooga Police Department officers responded to the 1600 block of Parkway Drive on an unrelated call.
The responding officers noticed a vehicle in an adjacent driveway that fit the description of a vehicle that had been reported stolen earlier in the shift.
As police were recovering that vehicle, the driver pulled into the driveway and asked police what they were doing.
Before police could make contact with the driver, he pulled away.
Police were able to read the tag and determine the driver’s vehicle to also been stolen.
Police obtained a search warrant for the residence and subsequently located a pistol and a small amount of marijuana.
Several miscellaneous items thought to have been taken in other auto burglaries were also found.
While executing the search warrant, a juvenile male walked up to the scene.
Police located evidence that tied him to the stolen car and he was charged with auto theft.
Police are still looking for the driver of the vehicle that fled the scene.