Friday, February 3, 2023

VIDEO: JCC police seek suspect who broke into 7-Eleven, stole cash

James City County Police are working to identify a person who broke into a 7-Eleven store and stole cash earlier this month.

The suspect broke into the store at 5534 Centerville Road on April 8 and stole two register drawers and an undisclosed amount of cash, police said.

Police have released surveillance video of the incident, which is believed to have occurred around 2:40 a.m. The store is open from 5 a.m. to midnight.

The footage shows a person rushing up behind the store counter and pulling an item out from under the counter.

Anyone with information about the suspect or the theft should contact Investigator Leslie Sten at (757) 603-6044 or

Anyone with information may also contact the Crime Line at 1-888-LOCK-U-UP. Callers to the Crime Line may remain anonymous, do not have to testify in court and may be eligible for a reward of up to $1,000 if the information leads to an arrest.

Sarah Fearing
Sarah Fearing
Sarah Fearing is the Assistant Editor at WYDaily. Sarah was born in the state of Maine, grew up along the coast, and attended college at the University of Maine at Orono. Sarah left Maine in October 2015 when she was offered a job at a newspaper in West Point, Va. Courts, crime, public safety and civil rights are among Sarah’s favorite topics to cover. She currently covers those topics in Williamsburg, James City County and York County. Sarah has been recognized by other news organizations, state agencies and civic groups for her coverage of a failing fire-rescue system, an aging agriculture industry and lack of oversight in horse rescue groups. In her free time, Sarah enjoys lazing around with her two cats, Salazar and Ruth, drinking copious amounts of coffee and driving places in her white truck.

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