The Richmond Register

September 25, 2012

Police: Six burglaries, five thefts from autos reported


Register staff report

RICHMOND — A construction contractor reported to Richmond police Friday that approximately 1,000 feet of electrical wiring (12-2 and 10-2 wire) had been removed from three houses under construction in the 4000 block of North Crosspoint Court the night before. The estimated loss is  $5,000, according to a news release from RPD Chief Larry Brock.

Also on Friday, at about 5:15 a.m., an RPD patrol officer discovered a broken window in the rear of Personal Touch Cleaners on Wayne Drive. Upon checking the building, a rear door was found to be unlocked. A search of the building failed to find any intruders. 

Representatives of the business were summoned to the scene and confirmed the building had been broken into and a small amount of cash was stolen.

Residential burglaries

On Saturday, a Wellington Court  man reported that his residence had been broken into the previous evening and a 10K white-gold, 7-inch bracelet, marine cut, and approximately $80 in change had been stolen. Entry was gained by breaking the front door glass. Estimated loss:  $480.

Also Saturday, a complainant reported that a Roper washer and a GE dryer had been stolen from a vacant residence in Dixie Plaza Mobile Home Park sometime during the previous six weeks. The victim said he had moved from the residence but still had some property stored inside. Estimated loss:  $150.

On Friday, an apartment resident in the 400 block of Jason Drive reported a Sony PlayStation 3 gaming console and a Nintendo Wii gaming console had been stolen from her home during the previous day. Estimated loss: $525.

On Thursday, a resident in the 300 block of Woodland Avenue reported that a gray Hewlett-Packard laptop computer, model G42-415DX, had been stolen from her home during the night Sept. 17.  Estimated loss: $300.

Thefts from autos

A representative of Chransye Inc. on Center Drive reported Thursday that the catalytic converters had been removed from two company vans overnight. Estimated loss: $1000.

Four thefts from vehicles were reported Saturday.

A complainant said a Cobra CB radio, model 29LTD, had been stolen from his truck during the past month while it was parked at Mikron Industries. Estimated loss:  $340.

A resident in the 200 block of Boggs Lane reported that a light-green Coleman 5HP generator with Briggs and Stratton engine had been stolen from the bed of his truck during the previous two days. Estimated loss: $400.

A resident in the 800 block of Melanie Lane reported a Sony CD player had been stolen from his unlocked vehicle overnight.  Estimated loss: $30.

A resident in the 600 block of Leverton Place reported several items of bow-hunting equipment had been stolen from the bed of his truck overnight. Reported missing were: a Fred Bear Vapor compound bow, mossy-oak camouflage; six RedHead carbon arrows; three Rage broadheads; and a wrist release. Estimated loss: $395.

Anyone with information about these cases is asked to contact the Richmond Police Department at 623-1162.