2015-05-27 / Crime Watch

More community facilities hit by vandals, thieves

Neighborhood facilities and organizations seem to have been getting more than their share of attention from thieves and vandals in recent weeks. This week’s roundup of incidents includes two more such reports:

• The unlocked Stonehenge

Golf and Country Club in the 1000 block of Farnham Drive was entered on May 11 by unknown suspect(s) who vandalized the inside. Nothing was reported stolen.

• Unknown suspect(s) broke into the Fox- Creek Community Association in the 5900 block of FoxCreek Crossing through the roof on May 14. The inside was extensively vandalized.

Those break-ins follow six similar incidents previously reported by Crime Watch just since the end of March:

• Two unlocked restrooms on the Meadowbrook County Club’s golf course off Cogbill Road were entered on March 29 by unknown suspect(s) who vandalized the interiors, including setting fires. Police believe the same suspects also vandalized and set fires at two homes in the adjoining Meadowbrook subdivision the same night.

• Unknown suspect(s) used a propane tank to break the glass in a rear door to enter the same club on April 23. The golf course and the inside of the clubhouse were vandalized. Nothing was reported stolen.

• Miscellaneous items were reported stolen from the Woodmont Recreation Association in the 2300 block of Traymore Road on April 25. There were no signs of forced entry.

• Unknown suspect(s) cut the lock on a gate to enter the grounds of the Woodlake Swim and Racquet Club in the 5000 block of Woodlake Village Parkway on April 27. The suspects vandalized the outside of the building with spray paint and broke into the concession stand through a window and vandalized the inside. Nothing was reported stolen.

• Unknown suspect(s) broke into the Brandermill Country Club in the 3700 block of Brandermill Parkway on April 27 through the attic. Consumable goods were reported stolen.

• Unknown suspect(s) entered the Highlands Golfers’ Club in the 8100 block of Highland Glen Drive through the roof on May 10. Cash was reported stolen.

Anyone who has information about these incidents or any other crime is asked to call Crime Solvers at 748-0660. You can also submit a tip at crimesolvers.net or by texting WATSON plus your tip to 274637 (CRIMES).

In other crimes:

Ashley Village (Milfax Road) – Unknown suspect(s) broke into a home in the 4700 block on May 14 by prying open a back door. The inside was rummaged through and miscellaneous items were reported stolen.

Bensley (Sherbourne Road) – Electronic devices were reported stolen on May 14 from a vehicle parked at a home in the 2700 block by unknown suspect(s) who broke out a window to gain entry.

Colonial Ridge Apartments (Martingale Road) – An unlocked red 2003 Pontiac with the keys on the front seat was reported stolen on May 16 from outside a unit in the 2700 block. The vehicle was involved in a hit-and-run accident and later recovered in Petersburg.

Cougar Trail – Unknown suspect(s) pried open the door of a shed at Harrowgate Park in the 4000 block on May 16. Nothing was reported stolen.

Courthouse Road – A blue 2002 Chevrolet pickup truck reported stolen outside the county was found around 5 a.m. on May 17 in a parking lot in the 1100 block.

Cypress Woods (Silverdust Lane) – Unknown suspect(s) broke into a home in the 13800 block through a rear window on May 11 and rummaged through the inside. Nothing was reported stolen.

Great Oaks (Brookridge Road) – Firearms were reported stolen on May 15 from a home in the 4600 block.

Hickory Road – Firearms and miscellaneous items were reported stolen from a home in the 5200 block on May 18 by unknown suspect(s) who entered through an open window.

Holly Ridge (Egan Place) – Cash was reported stolen from an unlocked trailer at a home in the 7000 block on May 12.

Hull Street Road – A blue 2004 Pontiac reported stolen outside the county was found around 2 a.m. on the roadside in the 22700 block.

Jefferson Davis Highway – A trailer was reported stolen from U-Haul in the 5200 block on May 6.

• An unknown suspect was seen around 3:30 a.m. on May 17 stealing miscellaneous items from an unlocked vehicle parked at a home in the 7600 block.

• Unknown suspect(s) broke windows on two cottages at Ivey Memorial Church in the 17100 block on May 17. They stole an air conditioner from one cottage and tried to steal another from the other cottage.

Jessup Station (Jessup Station Drive) – A 2005 Chrysler station wagon was reported stolen on April 28 from a home in the 5100 block.

Kingsland Heights (Pams Avenue) – A blue 1994 Nissan van was reported stolen on May 18 from a parking lot in the 9000 block.

Lake Genito (Kellynn Drive) – An unspecified motor vehicle and miscellaneous items were reported stolen from an unlocked shed at a home in the 3200 block on May 11.

Littlebury (Quixton Lane) – Cash, jewelry and miscellaneous items were reported stolen from a home in the 13400 block on May 14 by unknown suspect(s) who entered through a rear window and ransacked the inside.

• Unknown suspect(s) tried unsuccessfully to enter a home in the 13400 block on May 15 by using a shovel to force a rear window open.

Little Creek Lane – An unspecified number of residents were walking on a trail near the 4600 block around 4 p.m. on May 12 when they were confronted by two unknown suspects, one of whom displayed a handgun. The suspects took cash and electronic devices, then ran away toward Meadwood Circle.

Mallard Cove Apartments (Mallard Landing Circle) – Unknown suspect(s) used a ladder to break into a unit in the 4100 block through a window. Nothing was reported stolen.

Midlothian Turnpike – A bomb threat was called in to Midlothian High School in the 13500 block around 11:30 a.m. on May 13.

• A male suspect exposed himself to a diner leaving a restaurant in the 10300 block around 2:50 a.m. on May 17 and was later seen committing a lewd act by the side of the building.

Mount Blanco (Mount Blanco Road) – Unknown suspect(s) broke into a home in the 2400 block through a basement door on May 1 and ransacked the inside. Firearms, electronic devices and miscellaneous items were reported stolen.

Pocoshock Ridge Apartments (Handel Court) – Gunshots were fired into an occupied apartment in the 5600 block around 7:10 p.m. on May 16. No injuries were reported.

Point of Rocks Estates (Santell Drive) – An unknown suspect was seen inside a home in the 14400 block after he broke in through a rear window around 3:25 a.m. on May 15. The suspect ran out the back door after being seen. Nothing was reported stolen.

Riverdowns (Forest Creek Drive) – Several unlocked vehicles around the 14000 block were entered on May 16. Cash, consumable goods and miscellaneous items were reported stolen.

Robertson Place (Warren Avenue) – An unspecified motor vehicle was reported stolen on May 13 from a home in the 21400 block.

Robious Road – Electronic devices were reported stolen on May 18 from a vehicle in a parking lot in the 11400 block by unknown suspect(s) who broke in by popping out the lock on the driver’s door.

Southland Drive – Unknown suspect(s) entered a work truck at JES Foundations in the 2400 block on May 13 by breaking a passenger-side window. Electronic devices were reported stolen.

Squire Hill Apartments (Lamplighter Drive) – Electronic devices were reported stolen from a unit in the 3900 block on May 14 by unknown suspect(s) who gained entry by prying open the back door.

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