Tullahoma Police Department Solves Recent Vehicle Burglaries

Tullahoma Police CarOn Monday morning, April 6, the Tullahoma Police Department began receiving reports of vehicle burglaries in the Colonial Acres, Brookfield Estates, and Macon Manor subdivisions. As the officers began completing the reports and listing the stolen property, information from citizens and businesses started coming in. As a result of the information, suspects were identified and an investigation by the patrol and the investigations division led to the recovery of a large amount of possible stolen property.
Detective Tyler Hatfield was assigned as the primary investigator and began notifying victims that some property had been recovered and discussed making arrangements to identify their items. Hatfield and Evidence Custodian Darrell Richards began the task of separating the property and trying to match it to a report. The property recovered consisted of: electronics, computers, tools, wallets, cosmetics, clothes, and other miscellaneous items.
Detective Hatfield obtained arrest warrants for Chelsea Nunley, of Tullahoma. Nunley is alleged to have committed the offenses of Burglary (6 cts.) and the Fraudulent Use of a Credit Card (1 ct.), after attempting to complete transactions with credit cards that had previously been reported stolen from the burglarized vehicles. Nunley was processed into the Coffee County jail with a bond of $17,500, and has court date of April 20. As the investigation continues, additional arrests are anticipated, additional charges, to include several counts of Burglary, will be presented to the next Coffee County grand jury.
The Department would like to thank the citizens and business owners that assisted in this investigation and the quick resolution.
In all the reports completed by the officers, the vehicles from which the property was taken were unlocked.