Thursday, February 29, 2024

JCC Police Searching for Suspect in Commercial Burglary

An unidentified person stole nearly $800 worth of cigarettes from a local Dollar General. (Courtesy of James City County Police Department)

JAMES CITY COUNTY — The James City County Police Department (JCCPD) are investigating a burglary that occurred in a Dollar General.

On Oct. 25 at approximately 5:30 a.m., an unidentified person gained entry into the Dollar General located at 8766 Pocahontas Trail and stole nearly $800 worth of Newport cigarettes.

The suspect shattered the glass case where the cigarettes were stored and placed the cigarettes into a trash bag before leaving the store. JCCPD said that there was no sign of forced entry.

JCCPD asks for anyone who is able to identify the suspect or know who may have been involved to contact Investigator Sten at 757-603-6044 or Tipsters can also call the Crime Line at 1-888-LOCK-U-UP or submit tips online at

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