Richmond businesses report thefts, burglaries
The owner of D&G Storage, Hi Lane, reported Friday that two of the self-storage units had been burglarized sometime in the previous 10 days. The locks were cut from the units, according to the RPD.
The lessees were contacted, and they reported several items worth a total of $3,770 were missing. The items were a Mitsubishi 50-inch television, six silver-and-black Sony speakers and a box of landscape lights.
Other business thefts:
• An employee of DirecTV reported Saturday that a “Bird Dog” tool had been stolen from his work truck that morning while he was on a job site in the 900 block of Villa Drive. The tool’s estimated value is $200.
• The manager of Bivins Place, 1019 Danielle Court, told police Friday the front door of the office had been forced open during the night and a flat-screen TV was stolen. The TV is worth $500.
• A representative of Tractor Supply, 856 Eastern Bypass, reported April 22 that a Cub Cadet wood chipper had been stolen from in front of the store during the evening. The chipper’s value is unknown, according to the RPD report.
Two homes burglarized Friday
Residents in an apartment in the 300 block of Lancaster Avenue reported Friday that their home had been burglarized that evening and several items, worth a total of $2,390, were taken.
Entry was gained through a kitchen window.
Stolen items included a silver Acer laptop computer, a white 32 GB iPad, a backpack containing college English textbooks, a white Sony laptop computer, a backpack with assorted college papers inside, a passport and a bottle of Jack Daniel whiskey.
In addition, a resident in the 2100 block of Mercer Drive also reported a burglary at her home on Friday.
Her belongings were taken during the afternoon. There were no signs of forced entry, the RPD reported.
The missing items, worth a total of $2,671, were a black-and-silver Vivitar digital camera; a gold ring with a purple stone setting surrounded by small diamonds; a gold ring with a pink stone surrounded by small diamonds; a man’s gold wedding band; approximately $200 in loose change; $700; a personal checkbook; a black Apple iPhone 3G; a radio transmitter; and a black Hewlett Packard laptop computer.