Graysville Road

An air-conditioning unit was recently stolen from a Catoosa County residence just off Graysville Road. / Adam Cook

Catoosa County detectives are investigating the theft of an air-conditioning unit on Freddy Lane in the Graysville area.

According to the Catoosa County Sheriff’s Department, the incident occurred on Freddy Lane just off Graysville Road sometime in late June.

On June 29, the victim reported that the unit had been taken from her rental property, and that a contractor working in the area witnessed the theft.

The witness stated that an unknown male attached the unit to a four-wheeler and began dragging it away.

When confronted, the suspect claimed the previous owner of the property told him he could have the unit.

The witnesses claimed to not get a good look at the suspect.

The estimated value of the air conditioning unit is $3,000.

Anyone with information about the theft or the missing unit is encouraged to contact the Catoosa County Sheriff’s Department at 706-935-2424.

Adam Cook is a general assignment reporter and covers the Walker-Catoosa County area. He has been a reporter since 2009. He can be reached at The Catoosa County News office at 706-935-2621 and by email at acook@npco.com.