The Richmond Register

January 27, 2014

13 burglaries, thefts reported since Jan. 21


Register Staff Report

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



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.



Friday

• 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.



Wednesday

• A Woods Trail resident reported her vehicle was unlawfully entered overnight and a Garmin GPS unit and an iPhone charger were stolen. There were no signs of forced entry. Two items later were found in a yard on O’Roark Avenue, a nearby street connecting to Woods Trail, and were returned to the victim.



Jan. 21

Representatives of Richmond Car and Truck on Atwood Drive reported that four vehicles on their lot were damaged overnight. The vehicles had been damaged both inside and out with windows, glove compartments and consoles and door handles broken, paint scratched and wires and hoses cut. Several engine parts, including the air induction system and the battery, were removed from a 2011 Hyundai Sonata. The total cost of damages is about $11,500.