The Richmond Register

Crime

October 31, 2012

Man charged with stealing shoes, bracelet

RICHMOND — 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.

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