The Richmond Register

July 1, 2013

Away from vehicle only 5 minutes, but items worth $6,800 are stolen


Register Staff Report

RICHMOND — The Richmond police department is investigating nine burglaries and thefts reported Wednesday through Sunday.

An employee of Kentucky Orthopedics, 318 Highland Lakes Drive, reported Thursday that her vehicle had been broken into during the morning and a number of items, valued together at $6,800, were stolen. Entry was gained by breaking a passenger-side door window.  

The victim reported being away from her vehicle for only five minutes.

Listed as taken were: two pairs of Salvatore Ferragamo sunglasses; a Canon digital camera; a red iPod; a white Gucci handbag; a white Kate Spade wallet; an iPad, 65GB; $650 in cash; and a silver MacBook Air laptop computer.

Also on Wednesday, a resident in the 300 block of Kristin Drive reported that his apartment had been broken into during the morning of the previous day. Entry was gained by breaking a front window.

Listed as taken were: a ladies’ two-tone gold wedding band with diamonds; a ladies’ 14k white gold ring with round diamonds weighing 0.5 carats; a ladies’ sterling silver ring with channel set diamonds weighing 0.5 carats; and $180 in U.S. currency. Estimated loss: $2,180.

Other theft,

burglary reports

Sunday

A resident in the 100 block of Eastern Hills Drive reported that a purse had been stolen from her parked vehicle overnight. A short time after reporting the theft, the resident discovered the purse in some bushes at a nearby home and found that the only thing missing was a Kodak digital camera. Estimated loss: $115.

A resident in the 100 block of South Killarney Lane reported that a knife and a cellular telephone had been stolen from his unsecured vehicle overnight. Reported missing were: a black iPhone 4 in a white case and an orange-and-black Gerber hunting knife, Bear Grills Survivor model, 10 to 12 inches in length, in a black-and-orange sheath. Estimated loss: $175.

Saturday

A driver for Apollo’s Pizza reported that a white iPhone 4S, 8GB, model #MD240LL/A, was stolen from his unsecured vehicle while it was parked outside the rear of the business for a short period shortly after midnight. Estimated loss: $599.

A resident in the 400 block of East Main Street reported his residence had been unlawfully entered during the early morning and a number of items were stolen. The victim was asleep in a recliner at the time and there were no signs of forced entry. Reported missing were: a black Samsung 32-inch LED television, model #JN32EH4003V; an Xbox 360 gaming console with five games; and two unknown brand 12-inch subwoofer speakers. Estimated loss: $620.

Friday

A resident in the 200 block of Evansdale Avenue reported that a dozen artificial roses, covered in 14K gold, had been stolen from her residence sometime during the previous two months. Estimated loss: $700.

The maintenance supervisor for an apartment complex in the 1000 block of Brandy Lane reported that a green Weedeater gas-powered hedge trimmer had been stolen from a locked storage area inside the laundry room overnight. The lock was removed to gain access to the storage area. Estimated loss: 300.

Thursday

A resident in the 200 block of North Second Street reported that her home had been unlawfully entered sometime during the past three days and a number of items were stolen. There were no signs of forced entry.

Reported missing were: a Sony PlayStation 3 with three controllers and six games; Huggies diapers; infant girls’ clothing; detergent; a bottle of prescription medication; and miscellaneous jewelry. Estimated loss: $606.

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