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York-Poquoson Sheriff’s Deputies Charge Three In Freight Shed Incident

YPSO have identified several people suspected of vandalizing the Freight Shed in Historic Yorktown on April 13. (Courtesy of YPSO)
UPDATE (April 22, 3:25 p.m.): YPSO has as arrested a fourth suspect in the Freight Shed Vandalism Incident. Sheriff’s deputies arrested Fontez Tremain Smith, 21, of Newport News on April 22. Smith is charged with intent to commit larceny, destruction of property and petit larceny.
UPDATE (April 22, 2022, 10:00 a.m.): Shelley Ward, spokesperson for York-Poquoson Sheriff’s Office, provided additional information for this story. -Ed.

YORK COUNTY — The York-Poquoson Sheriff’s Office (YPSO) has arrested three people suspected of vandalizing the Freight Shed in Riverwalk Landing, 331 Water St., on April 13.

According to YPSO Public Information Officer Shelley Ward, deputies arrested Justin Wayne Wenzel, 22, on April 19 and Maxwell Davis, 21 and Lane Michael Greer, 20, on April 21.

Ward also said that they have identified one other male suspect.

All three of the men who have been arrested, reside in Newport News. They are being charged with entering a dwelling with the intent to commit a larceny, destruction of property and petit larceny.

“We would like to thank our community for all of the tips that came in to help identify the individuals who were witnesses or involved in the incident,” Ward said.

The men are accused of breaking into the Freight Shed and damaging the HVAC system and setting off the facility’s fire extinguisher. The fire extinguisher has been reported missing.

YPSO also said that the investigation is still on going. WYDaily will update this story as more details are released.

Anyone with any information on the incident, is encouraged to call the Crime Line at (888) LOCK-U-UP or the YPSO Tip Line at (757) 890-4999 and reference #2001535.

Additional YPSO News:

(Courtesy of YPSO)

YPSO is requesting help from the public in identifying a person suspected of committing larceny at the Walmart Supercenter on Rochambeau Road in Williamsburg on April 15.

Anyone with any information should contact YPSO at (757) 890-4999 or the Crime Line at (888) LOCK-U-UP.

(Courtesy of YPSO)

YPSO is requesting help from the public in identifying a person suspected of stealing from the Pit Stop gas station located in the 700 block of Lightfoot Road on April 3.

Anyone with any information should contact YPSO at (757) 890-4999 or the Crime Line at 888-LOCK-U-UP.

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