The Richmond Register

July 23, 2013

Richmond crime roundup

Register Staff Report

RICHMOND — The Richmond Police Department reported the following thefts and burglaries from July 13 through Monday:


• A resident in the 1000 block of Brandy Lane reported that several tools were stolen from his unsecured vehicle during the overnight hours. The following items were reported missing:  an unknown brand 2 ¼-inch drill; a Dewalt laser; a Dewalt drill; a Rigid drill; a Bosch hammer drill; and a bag of miscellaneous hand tools. Estimated loss:  $1,569.

• A resident in the 1000 block of Brandy Lane reported that an iPod Touch and a speaker box containing two speakers had been stolen from her unsecured vehicle during the night. Estimated loss:  $900.


• A resident in the 100 block of South Killarney Lane reported that his apartment had been unlawfully entered the previous evening and several items were stolen. Entry was gained via an unlocked bedroom window. The following items were reported missing: a Philips 42-inch LCD television; a Compaq 17- inch laptop computer; and an Xbox 360, 4GB, gaming console. Estimated loss:  $850.

• An employee of Steak & Shake reported that her black, LG Optimus cellular telephone had been stolen from the main lobby counter of the restaurant sometime during the afternoon hours. Estimated loss:  $600.

• A representative of the Red Roof Inn reported that a vending machine at the motel had been broken into about 6:30 a.m. It was reported that two white males and a white female were observed entering the motel through a side door. They proceeded to the vending machine on the third floor where the two males pried open the machine while the female stood watch down the hallway.  The trio then departed in an older model four-door passenger car with rust on it. Approximately $150 in cash was taken from the machine along with several of the snacks. Damage to the machine was estimated at $1,500.


• A resident in the 200 block of Evansdale Avenue reported that her residence had been unlawfully entered during the evening hours and an Apex 46-inch LCD television was stolen. Entry was gained through an unlocked front window. Estimated loss:  $300.

• A patron of Cici’s Pizza reported that a number of items had been stolen from the bed of his pickup truck while he was inside the restaurant during the mid-afternoon hours. The following items were reported missing:  a Kentucky Big Cat fishing rod, 8-foot, camouflage in color; a maroon Abu Garcia Ambassadeur 6000 fishing reel; a Sea Doo 10-foot fishing rod, white and green in color, with a Quantum reel; an Old Whiskers fishing pole, green in color; two Daiwa Jupiter fishing reels, silver in color; a black Master fishing rod; a black and blue Trophy Cat 10-foot fishing rod; a Shimano fishing reel; a black and blue Abu Garcia fishing rod; a Daiwa fishing reel; and a green and white Mudville fishing rod with an Abu Garcia reel. Estimated loss:  $1,165.                        


• 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.