RICHMOND — A Richmond hotel has reported the theft of a soft-drink cooler worth $3,500.
A representative of Quality Quarters, North Killarney Lane, told police Tuesday that a refrigerated Pepsi cooler with sliding glass doors was stolen from the hotel’s parking lot.
Two coolers that were not being used were being stored outside in the parking lot, according to a police report.
The complainant reported seeing a brown, full-size extended cab pickup truck fleeing from the area in the early afternoon with one of the coolers in its bed. The vehicle was occupied by two men.
Man charged with cocaine possession
A Kristin Drive man was charged with cocaine possession after a traffic stop Monday.
James E. Robinson, 55, was driving a vehicle that was stopped at 9:43 p.m. by a Richmond officer on East Main Street, according to an RPD report.
The officer reported that Robinson was intoxicated and took him into custody. A small amount of cocaine was found in his vehicle, the report stated.
Robinson was charged with driving under the influence and first-degree possession of a controlled substance.
Thefts & burglaries
• A resident of Spurlin motor home park reported that several items were stolen from her unlocked vehicle during the night. Reported missing were: a black Axe tool bag containing various hand tools; a red Maglite flashlight; a Garmin GPS unit with charger; and a set of Carhartt coveralls. Estimated loss: $979.
• A resident in the 700 block of Marietha Drive reported that a black and orange Huffy 20-inch boy’s bicycle was stolen from the rear of his home during the morning. Estimated loss: $90.
• A resident in the 300 block of Spangler Drive reported that his apartment was unlawfully entered during the previous day and several items were stolen. There were no signs of forced entry. Reported missing were: a pair of size 12 brown Polo boots; several Polo jeans, shirts and hats; a pair of black Sony speakers; a Microsoft Works software CD; and Amime animation software, versions 8 & 9. Estimated loss: $2,615.
• A representative of Petro Service Inc., Irvine Road, reported that a company truck was broken into during the night and several tools were stolen. Entry was gained by breaking a rear passenger door window. Reported stolen were: a square tool bag with cloth handle; 25 various Kobalt screwdrivers; Klein electrical pliers; a Kobalt claw hammer; a Kobalt adjustable wrench; two wrench sets; three channel lock pliers; needle nose pliers; and vise grips. Estimated loss: $300.