A Frankie Drive man has been charged with burglary in connection with the theft of shoes and a bracelet from a Big Hill Avenue home.
William Simmons, 28, Frankie Drive, was charged with second-degree burglary Monday in the Madison County Detention Center where he already was jailed on unrelated charges, according to a Richmond police news release.
Simmons was booked into the detention center Sept. 23 on charges of theft by unlawful taking (shoplifting), parole violation and fourth-degree assault.
On Sept. 23, a resident of an apartment in the 400 block of Big Hill Avenue reported that a gold bracelet and a pair of Nike athletic shoes had been stolen from his home between Sept. 16 and Sept. 20, according to the release.
Simmons was identified as a suspect, and the investigating officer found the shoes at Simmons’ residence Thursday, the release stated.
The bracelet has not been recovered.
Storage building burglarized
A resident in the 200 block of West Broadway reported Friday that a number of items, worth a total of $700, was stolen from a storage building during the overnight hours. Entry was gained by forcing open the door, according to the RPD.
The missing items were a blue Toshiba Satellite laptop computer, and a Craftsman socket set in a black bag with green trim.
Jewelry, game system taken from home on Pine Street
A resident in the 100 block of Pine Street reported Monday that several items, worth a total of $3,510, were stolen from her apartment during the day. The items reported missing were a black Xbox gaming system, a yellow gold herringbone 7-inch bracelet, two yellow gold 7-inch bracelets, a silver 7-inch bracelet, a yellow gold diamond cluster ring, size 8, and a yellow gold ruby and diamond ring, size 8.
A visitor to the apartment was identified as a suspect, according to the RPD.