A vehicle reported stolen from a local factory’s parking lot Tuesday turned out to have been repossessed, according to a news release from the Richmond Police Department.

A complainant told police his vehicle had been stolen Tuesday afternoon from the RAPT parking lot, 500 Corporate Way. The 1999 Jeep Wrangler Sport, worth $5,600, had its keys inside and was unlocked, the release stated.

The complainant told police Friday that the Jeep had actually not been stolen but had been repossessed.

Other crimes reported:

• A resident in the 100 block of Overland Drive reported Tuesday that a blue Smith & Wesson .38 caliber revolver with wooden grips and a 3-inch barrel, and a bottle of prescription medication were stolen from his home that afternoon. The gun and medication were worth $200.

• A resident in the 200 block of Wimberly Drive told police Wednesday his garage had been entered late in the evening and a brown leather wallet was stolen from his parked vehicle. There were no signs of forced entry, according to the report. The wallet contained credit cards and about $500, the reported stated.

• A complainant reported Thursday that her vehicle had been broken into while parked at the Lake Reba Little League baseball fields during the night. The rear driver’s side door window was broken, according to the report. Reported taken were: an in-dash Sony CD player, a maroon backpack and a maroon Gucci clutch-style wallet containing a personal checkbook, identification documents and an ATM card. Estimated loss was $470.

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

Sarah Hogsed can be reached at shogsed


or 624-6694.

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