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News 7 Web Staff | March 10, 2011
A former Brookneal police officer has been found guilty of grand larceny. Brian Carr found himself on the other of the law last April when he was arrested and charged with stealing more than 200 dollars worth of property from Virginia State Police. Undercover officers turned in a wallet during a sting operation with more than 500 dollars and five lottery tickets inside. Carr returned the wallet but only four dollars and two lottery tickets were in it. He will be sentenced June 8th. It's not the first time a Brookneal police officer has been in trouble.
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WDBJ7 Web Staff | May 23, 2012
According to the Amherst County Sheriff's Office, Jason Lee Mays was caught Tuesday in Louisa County following a traffic stop. Mays was wanted on burglary and grand larceny charges in the Monroe area of Amherst County, and for a felony probation violation in Campbell County. The Amherst County Sheriff's says Mays was caught after several viewer tips through their CrimeStoppers hotline. ------------------------- Original story from Tuesday, May 22 Authorities are looking for a man suspected of burglary in Amherst County.
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Hollani Davis and Anchor/Reporter | December 27, 2010
A thief in Martinsville must not have realized he was caught on camera while stealing $400 worth of tools. The picture made its way through the media circuit last week.  It quickly led to the tip police were looking for. They've been able to identify the suspect as Irvin Craig, Junior. They say he stole heavy duty tools from Sears at Liberty Fair Mall.  Craig was charged with grand larceny. -------------------------------- The Martinsville Police Department is requesting your assistance in identifying the person in this photograph.
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Karen Kiley and Reporter | October 26, 2010
A Brookneal businessman says he tried to help the police and ended up arrested. Tamar Ragab says he unwittingly got caught up in an undercover sting operation designed to catch former Brookneal police officer Brian Carr. He says trying to help out backfired on him. "My reputation was scarred in this town. This is a scar that I have to live with," said Tamer Ragab. Ragab owns the SuperTest gas station and convenience store in Brookneal. He's also Egyptian American and speaks Arabic.
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Holly Pietrzak and New River Valley Newsroom Chief | December 20, 2010
Three Virginia Tech students face felony charges for allegedly breaking into Lane Stadium to steal stuff.     Virginia Tech Police said the trio took nine large bottles of liquor and 10 pictures off of the walls of the stadium's luxury suites.     The crimes were reported back in April on the day of the Spring game by owners of the suites.     Mitchell Ingram, Logan Mayes and Jonathan Sun were arrested last week.     Each of them was charged with trespassing, breaking and entering and grand larceny.
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October 28, 2011
The Roanoke Police Department has charged a man with robbing two homes. Jonthan Albright of Roanoke has been charged with burglarizing homes on Wycliffe Avenue and Darwin Road. Albright is 25 years old. He was arrested Wednesday and is facing grand larceny and breaking and entering charges.
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May 28, 2010
Danville Police arrested a man for breaking and entering and grand larceny Thursday evening, after receiving an anonymous tip. 21-year-old, Lenward Elliot of Danville was arrested around 8:30 p.m. on Cleveland Street. Danville Police Officers and the Pittslyvania County Sheriff's Office Deputies arrested Elliott without incident. Anyone with information about any incidents involving Elliott is asked to call Danville Crimestoppers at (434) 793-0000 or the crime tips line crimetips@ci.
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Web Staff | January 13, 2011
Police arrested four people in connection with the December 23rd and January 10th robberies of the Sunshine Express Market on Pollard Street in Lynchburg. Those arrested: December 23rd robbery: Patty L. Whitehead of Lynchburg - Conspiracy to commit robbery Levar D. Washington of Lynchburg - Robbery and use of a firearm in the commission of a felony Steven W Thompson, Jr. of Lynchburg - Robbery, possession of a firearm by a convicted felon, use of a firearm in the commission of a felony Gregory T. Stewart of Lynchburg - Robbery and the use of a firearm in the commission of a felony   January 10th robbery: Steven W. Thompson, Jr. of Lynchburg - Grand larceny and wearing a mask in public Gregory T Stewart of Lynchburg - Grand larceny  
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Hollani Davis and Anchor/Reporter | January 23, 2012
The Henry County Sheriff's Office is investigating the grand larceny of metal from the old Ridgeway Clock plant building on Mica Road. Authorities say on Friday afternoon a deputy was checking out the building when she heard noise coming from another part of the building.  The deputy called for back-up and authorities found three people who they say were stealing copper wire.  They estimate the value was more than $200. Deputies arrested three people for grand larceny and trespassing: Walter Smith, 24 year-old male, Justin Lee Smith, 26 year-old male, and Kimberly Nicole Rector, 21 year-old female all of Ridgeway, VA.    
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October 17, 2011
Two people are facing numerous charges in connection with a string of burglaries in Montgomery County. Investigators say Tammy Lee Williams and Andrew Miles Hamilton are linked to a number of burglaries at homes on Red Hawk Run, Surface Road and North Fork Road.  Authorities say the two also burglarized the Tobacco Inn, Plum Creek Restaurant, Sandstone Market in Montgomery County and Crockett Home Improvement in Christiansburg.  Williams is...
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WDBJ7 Web Staff | April 5, 2013
Five men were arrested in Danville on Thursday for breaking into a home on Seminole Drive. According to a news release, Danville Police received a report of a burglary going on in the 400 block of Seminole Drive. Officers arrived around 11:40 a.m. and detained five men involved in the break-in. Marcus Banks Jr., 21, faces charges of breaking and entering, grand larceny of firearms, gang recruitment, and possession of marijuana. He is being held in the Danville city Jail with no bond.
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WDBJ7 Web Staff | March 28, 2013
Three arrests were made on Thursday night in relation to a string of burglaries at Daniels Electric Motors in Danville. According to a news release, Pittsylvania County deputies arrested Alphonso Robertson, Jr., 26,  Jamand Edmonds, 24, and Quentin Brown, 26 in relation to the burglaries and grand larceny investigations. Deputies had released photos of the from surveillance video footage on Thursday to help identify the suspects. Alphonso Robertson, Jr. faces charges including two counts of breaking and entering, two counts each of grand larceny and one count of contempt of court.
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WDBJ7 Web Staff | February 4, 2013
A Danville is facing several charges after a home invasion Monday morning. Police say Demond Totten, 36, broke into a home in the 1500 block of Richmond Boulevard. He has been charged with armed robbery, use of a firearm in commission of a violent felony, breaking and entering while armed to commit robbery, abduction, grand larceny, possession of a firearm by a convicted felon, and respassing. Totten is being held without bond at the Danville City Jail.
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WDBJ7 Web Staff | January 30, 2013
Tara Batten and Edward Dunford were arrested in Pulaski on Tuesday night. Both were wanted on several felony warrants, and were also suspects in the grand larceny of firearms. According to the Pulaski Police Department, the public's help was “instrumental in locating the two potentially dangerous subjects.” ============================== Original story from Tuesday The Pulaski Police Department is looking for two people that it considers armed and dangerous.
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WDBJ7 Web Staff | June 13, 2012
Two men have been arrested for stealing a firearm from a man who had just killed himself in Franklin County. 21-year-old Ameche Pettie and 26-year-old Kenneth Caldwell Jr., both of Rocky Mount, have been charged. Pettie has been charged with grand larceny of a firearm, and Caldwell has been charged with principle in the second degree to larceny of a firearm as well as giving false information to a police officer. Investigators say they found the body of a man Monday in Franklin County at the Blackwater Wayside near Route 220. They determined the man used a firearm to commit suicide, but they couldn't find the gun. Divers from Virginia State Police and a dog from the Rocky Mount Police Department searched for the gun, but they couldn't locate it. Police say they later determined that Caldwell called 9-1-1 about the suicide, and then took the gun. Caldwell has been arrested and released on bond.
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WDBJ7 Web Staff | May 23, 2012
According to the Amherst County Sheriff's Office, Jason Lee Mays was caught Tuesday in Louisa County following a traffic stop. Mays was wanted on burglary and grand larceny charges in the Monroe area of Amherst County, and for a felony probation violation in Campbell County. The Amherst County Sheriff's says Mays was caught after several viewer tips through their CrimeStoppers hotline. ------------------------- Original story from Tuesday, May 22 Authorities are looking for a man suspected of burglary in Amherst County.
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WDBJ7 Web Staff | April 24, 2012
The Roanoke Police Department has charged a Vinton man with breaking into the Kmart on Hershberger Road, and police say these types of burglaries are becoming a trend. 37-year-old Samuel Clay Mitchell has been charged with breaking and entering, as well as grand larceny. Investigators say Mitchell stole jewelry from the store on April 8. Mitchell was arrested Monday. The Roanoke Police Department says burglaries have increased 31% when compared with this time last year.
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WDBJ7 Web Staff | April 17, 2012
A man has been charged in connection to a string of break-ins in Lexington. The Lexington Police Department has charged Paul Veal of Myers Street with 18 felonies and three misdemeanors. Police say Myers committed the burglaries and break-ins over the past three months. He's facing 13 felony counts of breaking and entering, five felony counts of grand larceny, and three misdemeanor counts of petit larceny. Here is the news release from the Lexington Police Department: The Lexington Police Department arrested Paul A. Veal in connection with several burglaries in Lexington.
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WDBJ Web Staff | April 4, 2012
A second person has been arrested in connection to several car break-ins in church parking lots around the New River Valley. The Montgomery County SHeriff's Office arrested 22-year-old Kelly Creed of Christiansburg on Tuesday. She has been charged with three counts of grand larceny and four counts of destruction of property. Creed is being held without bond. David Cupp was arrested for the break-ins on March 27. The arrests stem from a series of thefts from church parking lots on March 25. Cupp and Creed are accused of breaking several car windows out and stealing items.
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WDBJ7 Web Staff | February 10, 2012
Five people have been charged in connection to a burglary Thursday in Franklin County. A homeowner on Runnett Bag Road in the Endicott section of Franklin County noticed a person inside of their home with a flashlight. That person then ran away. A short time later, Daniel McGuire and Luke Hall were arrested. Police also tracked down Chad Collins in the woods and arrested him. Later on, Kelsey Frazier and John Henry Hall were found near the home in a vehicle. They too were charged.
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