According to the Fort Oglethorpe Police Department:
Kevin Andrew Collins, 18, and Peyton Gunter, 17, both of Ringgold, and Kory Allmond, 17, of Summerville, Ga. were arrested on Saturday, Jan. 25, on charges of loitering and prowling.
Collins and Gunter have since been released from jail on bond while Allmond remained in Catoosa County jail as of Wednesday, Feb. 6.
According to the Catoosa County jail, Allmond has surrendered bond on previous charges of theft by taking and four counts of financial transaction card theft. His bond is currently set at $15,375.
Officers were dispatched to 75 Elaine Circle in around 4:30 a.m. on Jan. 25 in regards to a complaint of entering auto.
The man who called the police stated that after hearing car alarms going off in the area, he went outside to find the doors opened on both his Toyota 4-Runner and his Ford Explorer, reports show.
“He stated that he located a white male walking on nearby Stovall Street and attempted to make contact with him,” officer Greg Cross said. “He said that the offender then ran south following the creek behind some houses.”
The man then gave a description of the offender as being a white male with dark hair, a dark beard, and wearing a University of Georgia ball cap, reports show.
While gathering information about the incident, officer Cross noticed a truck’s lights appearing on east Elaine Circle and approached the vehicle.
“Upon making contact with the vehicle, I found that the driver, Kevin Collins, matched the description given by the complainant,” Cross said. “Mr. Collins was detained and placed in the back of my vehicle.”
The man who filed the report then identified Collins as being the offender that he had previously seen on Stovall Street, reports show.
Collins was taken into custody and transported to the Fort Oglethorpe Police Department to meet with detectives after other officers in the area had picked up Allmond and Gunter.
After meeting with detectives, all three teens were arrested for loitering and prowling and transported to Catoosa County jail without further incident.