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WDBJ7 Web Staff | February 21, 2012
The Salem Police Department has arrested a 29-year-old man in connection with several residential burglaries. Andrew Boothe of Salem has been charged with three counts of burglary and grand larceny. Police say they found Boothe with stolen property. The burglaries happened on the 1500 block of Cliffview Drive on Feb. 13. Also, Salem Police have charged two 14-year-olds and a 13-year-old from Roanoke County in connection with two commercial burglaries and a vehicle theft on the weekend of January 28-29.
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WDBJ7 Web Staff | February 7, 2013
Two Martinsville men are charged with breaking into a car. On Wednesday night two officers saw a vehicle parked behind a home with several items inside. The vehicle appeared to be broken into. The officers also noticed the back door of a home was forced open, and searched the home. When they got upstairs they found Matthew Griggs, 27, of Martinsville, and Michael Wayne Bowers, 27, Patrick Springs, hiding in the attic. Griggs and Bowers have been charged with breaking and entering and grand larceny.
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WDBJ Web Staff | June 5, 2012
Danville police have arrested a man they say robbed his own truck. Tuesday afternoon, police say a beverage truck driver named Steven Winston reported he was robbed by a masked gunman while out on a delivery in Danville. Winston said the man got away with $1,200. After investigating, officers discovered Winston had taken the money himself. He's charged with grand larceny.
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WDBJ Web Staff | April 22, 2011
A Danville manis in jail after taking a truck in Danville early Friday morning. It happened shortly after 2:00 a.m. when police tried stopping the driver of a dump truck along Norwood Drive. The driver did not stop, and a low speed chase ensued.  After a short pursuit, Robert Marion Julian Register, 22, was arrested. Register is charged with driving under the influence, grand larceny, eluding police, and driving on a suspended licence.  He is being held in the Danville City Jail under a $5,000 secured bond.
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November 1, 2011
A man is in custody and accused of stealing a car from the Bonsack Walmart. Jerry Spradlin is facing grand larceny charges. Spradlin is 60 years old and from the Roanoke area. The Roanoke County Police Department says on Oct. 3 Spradlin was in the Walmart parking lot when he saw a man drop his car keys. Spradlin accused of picking up the keys and eventually getting into the car and driving off. Here's the press release from the Roanoke County Police Department: The Roanoke County Police Department would like to thank the public for its help in solving this case.
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April 11, 2010
The Henry County Sheriff's Office arrested Matthew Lee McCrickard of Axton for conspiracy to commit robbery and grand larceny. He is being held without bond in the Henry County Jail. The Henry county Sheriff's Office also arrested Christopher Michael Vaughn of Collinsville for robbery and grand larceny. He is being processed at this time and bond has not been determined. These charges are in reference to a robbery which took place at 40 Phantom Lane in Ridgeway around 10 p.m. on April 9th. Vaughn, McCrickard and a third man entered the house, and at gunpoint forced the victims, Damian Wolfe and Jeremy Tuggle to the floor and stole several items, including cell phones, jewelry, a computer and tattoo guns.
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March 21, 2011
Police make an arrest after a string of robberies during the 2010 holiday shopping season. Raymond J. King, 19 of Blacksburg, is charged with nine counts of breaking and entering, ten counts of grand larceny, and one count of unauthorized use of a motor vehicle, according to police. Blacksburg police arrested King on March 18. The robberies happened in the Northeast and Northwest sections of Blacksburg during the Christmas holiday season. Blacksburg police worked with Montgomery Co. and Giles Co. Sheriff's Offices to make the arrest.
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February 22, 2012
CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) -- A jury says a former University of Virginia lacrosse player should serve 25 years in prison for the second-degree murder of his ex-girlfriend. The jurors recommended the punishment hours after they found George Huguely V guilty of second-degree murder of Yeardley Love. The suburban Baltimore woman was found dead in the bedroom of her Charlottesville apartment in May 2010. He also was sentenced to 1 year for a grand larceny conviction. Huguely's head was bowed during sentencing.
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David Seidel and Assignment Manager | November 8, 2011
Two people face capital murder and other charges for the killing of a Martinsville man.  A grand jury indicted Kenneth Smith and Amanda Alexander Monday. A neighbor found Donald Lawson dead inside his Martinsville home on May 25th.  Lawson's van was missing and an autopsy showed he'd been hit in the head with a heavy object.  Smith and Alexander were later found with the van in Henrico County. Smith is Donald Lawson's former stepson. Smith and Alexander face charges of capital murder, robbery, grand larceny, burglary and conspiracy.  A trial date has not been set.
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April 23, 2010
A Pittsylvania County man has pled guilty to charges of escaping from the Blue Ridge Regional jail in Lynchburg. 21-year-old Larry Wayne Dodson was charged with a felony count of "escape without force. "  Investigators say Dodson tied bed sheets together to climb down three floors from a recreation area at the Lynchburg Adult Detention Center March 10, 2009.  The Sutherlin man was awaiting transfer to another facility to serve out a sentence of seven years for grand larceny and possession of a firearm by a convicted felon.
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