The Richmond Register


July 23, 2013

Richmond crime roundup


RICHMOND — Thursday

• A resident in the 400 block of Charles Claiborne Court reported that a black AT&T cellular telephone had been stolen from her residence during the morning hours. Estimated loss:  $30.

• A complainant reported that two rings had been stolen from a relative’s room at McCready Manor during early March 2013. The stolen items were described as follows: a 14K gold diamond wedding band with two diamonds on each side and a 14K gold diamond solitaire ring. Estimated loss:  $1700.

• The owner of a vacant residence in the 300 block of High Street reported that several items had been stolen from the home. The owner indicated that in preparation for the sale of the home, she stopped by to inspect the property and discovered that it was unlocked. Upon further inspection, it was discovered that the following items had been removed from the residence:  a four-pronged brass fixture that was hanging from the living room ceiling; a six-pronged crystal chandelier; and two small crystal chandeliers. A portion of copper wiring had also been cut from near the breaker box in the basement of the residence. Estimated loss:  $450.


• A resident in the 200 block of South Keeneland Drive reported that a utility trailer had been stolen from the rear of his apartment sometime during the past day. The stolen item was described as a black metal 5-foot by 8-foot trailer with two wooden boards on the floor to accommodate the transport of an ATV.  Estimated loss:  $580.

• A resident of Madison Towers reported that a Hewlett Packard desktop computer, Omni 20-inch model, had been stolen from his apartment the previous afternoon. There were no signs of forced entry.  Estimated loss: $700.                

July 16

• A representative of The Allen Company reported that a Stihl concrete saw worth $1,579, had been stolen from one of the company trucks the previous afternoon while it was parked on Berea Road near Kroger.

•  A representative of a property management company reported that a 3-ton exterior air conditioning unit and a forced air furnace had been stolen from a bank-owned property on Cottonwood Drive. No further description of the property could be provided. Estimated loss:  $4,300.

July 13

• A resident in the 100 block of Primrose Circle reported that two concrete saws, worth $1,800, had been stolen from his open garage during the mid-evening hours. The stolen items were described as orange and white Stihl concrete saws, one brand new and the other an older model.  

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


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