Quality Auto & Equipment in Ringgold

A theft of tires and rims off a luxury car recently occurred at Quality Auto & Equipment located at 3568 U.S. 41 in Ringgold. (Catoosa News photo/Adam Cook)

Catoosa County sheriff's detectives are investigating a theft that occurred last week in which someone stole tires and rims from a luxury car parked at business along U.S. 41 in Ringgold.

According to the Sheriff's Department, deputies responded to the scene on Oct. 23, and were informed by employees that the theft could have occurred sometime over a four-day period from Oct. 20-23.

"An employee stated he noticed the BMW parked in the parking lot in front of the shop at 6:12 p.m. on Friday, Oct. 20, with the wheels on the vehicle," Deputy Carmi Smith said. "When he showed up this morning for work, he noticed the wheels and tires off the vehicle and it sitting on jack stands."

The rims are described as Giovanna brand Black Series Limited valued at approximately $2,000, while the tires are Nexen N3000 models valued at approximately $500.

Anyone with information about the incident or the stolen merchandise 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.