Monday, February 6, 2023

Beach Breach Weekly: Money, electronics, cars and clothes

VIRGINIA BEACH — Southside Daily has partnered with the city’s police department and the Virginia Beach Crime Solvers to raise awareness about persons of interest in the city. Crime Solvers is nonprofit organization that accepts completely anonymous tips from residents about criminal activity. Information from tipsters is shared with police, but remains completely anonymous — no identifying information of sources is ever disclosed and the anonymity of tipsters is protected by state law.

Here’s this week’s list:

Virginia Beach Crime 2018

On May 3, surveillance cameras recorded this man checking door handles in the parking lot of Cornerstone Apartments. Police say several vehicles were broken into, and two vehicles were stolen that night.

Virginia Beach Crime 2018

On May 15, police say this man and woman entered the Walmart in the Salem Crossing Shopping Center. Police say the man walked into the electronics department, removed two portable DVD players from the boxes and hid the items in his pants. The woman hid clothing items in her pants. The pair left the store and didn’t pay for the merchandise, police say.

Virginia Beach Crime 2018

On April 5 at around 6 p.m., these two women entered Plato’s Closet on North Mall Drive. Police say the pair grabbed more than $300 worth of clothing — surveillance camera footage showed they left the store without paying. Police say the two women were smiling as they exited. They left in a white van.

Virginia Beach Crime 2018

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On May 23, police say this man was caught on video burglarizing a home on Quarterpath Gate. Police say the man stole money from the home and then left the neighborhood in a silver Hyundai Sonata.

Authorities are asking anyone with information about any of these people to call Virginia Beach Crime Solvers at 888-LOCK-U-UP (888-562-5887). You can also submit a tip through the P3Tips website or by downloading the P3 Tips app available in Apple iTunes and Google Play stores. Tipsters will remain anonymous and could be eligible for a cash reward up to $1,000 if their information leads to an arrest.

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