The Richmond Register


January 27, 2014

13 burglaries, thefts reported since Jan. 21

RICHMOND — Richmond police are investigating 13 burglaries and thefts reported from Jan. 21 through Saturday.


• A resident in the 600 block of Hampton Way reported two black and gray Memphis 10-inch subwoofers, worth $880, were stolen from his vehicle overnight. There were no signs of forced entry, the report stated.

• A representative of Gamestop on the Eastern Bypass reported two females entered the business and shoplifted four Playstation 4 controllers worth $254 during the mid-day hours. The employee confronted the two women, but they entered a blue or green passenger car and fled.

The suspects were described as two white women, one in her late 40s wearing a blue University of Kentucky hoodie and carrying a large black and white purse, and one in her late 20s with brownish blonde hair wearing a maroon hoodie and jeans.


• A Francis Street resident reported several items worth an estimated $710 were stolen from his residence overnight. Reported missing were: an Xbox 360 gaming system with Kinect and two controllers, about 15 Xbox games, a Sportcraft pool cue stick and about $150 in cash.

• A resident in the 100 block of Ross Drive reported a Garmin Nuvi 42LM GPS unit worth $199 was stolen from his unsecured vehicle about 7:30 a.m. while it was warming up.

• A complainant reported two Interstate-series 31 commercial batteries worth $300 were stolen from his Mack truck the previous day while it was parked in the 500 block of South Keenland Drive.

• A representative of Gamestop on the Eastern Bypass reported several items worth $1,085 were stolen the previous day. Reported missing were: a 500 GB Sony PlayStation 3 super-charged system with all the cables and one controller, a 160 GB Sony PlayStation 3 slim system with all cables and one controller, five PlayStation 4 Dual Shock controllers and one Xbox One controller.

• A resident in the 300 block of Martin Drive told officers a storage shed behind his residence was broken into overnight and a black Craftsman chainsaw worth $100 was stolen. Entry was gained by removing a padlock, the report stated.

• Another Martin Drive resident reported his unsecured vehicle was unlawfully entered as it warmed up about 4:30 a.m. and several items worth an estimated $365 were stolen. Listed as missing were: a navy blue and gray Under Armour duffle bag, a Bluetooth earbud, Sony athletic earbud headphones, a pair of Under Armour athletic shoes, a blue, gray and white backpack, assorted work clothes and a personal checkbook.

• A resident in the 600 block of Martin Drive reported a Kahr Arms 9mm pistol and a TomTom GPS unit, model 1 XL, were stolen from his parked vehicle overnight. The items were valued at $575.

• An Eastern Hills Drive resident reported her garage was unlawfully entered overnight and several tools worth a total of $1,030 were stolen. Reported missing were two Stihl chainsaws, an Echo chainsaw and three red plastic Briggs and Stratton gas cans.

• A resident in the 100 block of Hammons Drive reported a green Field & Stream rain jacket worth $175 was stolen from his parked, unlocked vehicle overnight. According to the report, several other vehicles had their gas caps removed, but nothing else was reported stolen.

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