Thieves target county restaurants
Several restaurants in the county were targeted by thieves last month. The affected restaurants included:
• Genito Road – Someone unsuccessfully tried to pry open the front door of China Wong in the 13600 block sometime before 3:30 a.m. on Jan. 21.
• Iron Bridge Road – Someone pried open the rear door of Lung Wah Restaurant in the 6400 block and stole money sometime before 10:30 p.m. on Jan. 25.
• West Hundred Road – Someone pried open the rear door of Triple Eight restaurant in the 4400 block sometime before 2:45 a.m. on Jan. 26. Money was stolen from the cash register.
In other crimes:
Bradley Bridge Road – A camouflage Honda all-terrain vehicle was stolen from the 14900 block sometime before 12:30 p.m. on Jan. 19.
Brook Lane – Someone entered a residence in the 12600 block through an unlocked window and stole money sometime before 9 a.m. on Jan. 19.
Charter Colony Parkway – John Tyler Community College’s Midlothian campus in the 800 block was vandalized sometime before 9 p.m. on Jan. 19.
Colony Pointe (Parrish Creek Lane) – Money and other items were stolen from several unlocked vehicles in the 11500 block sometime before 6 p.m. on Jan. 19.
Deer Run (Key Deer Drive) – Money and other items were stolen from two unlocked vehicles in the 14300 block sometime before 11:50 p.m. on Jan. 26.
Dupont Village Apartments (Remuda Drive) – The victims awoke around midnight on Jan. 24 to find a burglar leaving their apartment through the front door. Jewelry and electronics were stolen.
Falling Creek Apartments (Marina Drive) – Someone unsuccessfully tried to enter an apartment in the 2200 block by kicking in the front door sometime before 10:50 a.m. on Jan. 19.
• After accidentally being struck with a snowball around 4:30 p.m. on Jan. 24, a suspect pulled a handgun from his pocket and waved it toward the victims before walking away.
Fernbrook (Wind Grove Court) – Shots were fired into a residence in the 4800 block around 3:45 a.m. on Jan. 19. No one was injured.
Forest Wood (Forest Wood Court) – A 2003 Honda motorbike was stolen from a locked garage in the 6200 block sometime before 7:30 a.m. on Jan. 21. The motorbike was later recovered in Woodlake.
Hull Street Road – A victim was robbed of drugs, money, electronics and other items in the 13900 block around 8:35 p.m. on Jan. 19.
Hull Street Road – A victim was assaulted and robbed of his money in the 6800 block around 9:40 p.m. on Jan. 19.
Iron Bridge Plaza – A purse was stolen from a shopping cart in the 12000 block sometime before 5:30 p.m. on Jan. 19.
Mahone Street – A 1996 Ford pickup was stolen from the 6300 block sometime before 5 p.m. on Jan. 21. It was later recovered in Dinwiddie County.
Midlothian Turnpike – Money was stolen from Chipotle Mexican Grill in the 7100 block sometime before 3:45 p.m. on Jan. 21.
Oakview (Harvette Drive) – A suspect entered a residence in the 3700 block around 3 a.m. on Jan. 20 and attempted to assault a woman as she was sleeping.
Ramblewood Forest (Greyledge Mews) – Someone entered a home in the 13900 block by breaking a window sometime before noon on Jan. 11. The interior of the home was ransacked, and items were stolen.
River Walk at Rivermont (River Shore Place) – A firearm was stolen from the trunk of a vehicle belonging to the Petersburg Police Department in the 1200 block sometime before 9 p.m. on Jan. 21.
Rollingwood Estates Apartments (Tanners Way) – The suspects gave the victims a ride to a nearby store and then robbed them of their money and other items in the 3100 block around 9:45 p.m. on Jan. 23.
Salem Church Road – Electronics were stolen from Salem Church Middle School in the 9700 block sometime before 8 a.m. on Jan. 20.
Triple Crown (Flag Tail Drive) – Copper was stolen from an unoccupied residence in the 7600 block sometime before 1 p.m. on Jan. 19.
Willis Road – The victim entered a motel room in the 2100 block around 6:20 a.m. on Jan. 21 for a massage. The suspect displayed a knife and robbed the victim of his money.
Woods at Summerford (Orchid Drive) – Money and other items were stolen from two unlocked vehicles in the 13600 block sometime before 10 p.m. on Jan. 24.