Wednesday, June 12, 2024

Beach Breach Weekly: ‘What about Bob?’

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 a 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.

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Authorities are asking anyone with information about any of these people to contact Virginia Beach Crime Solvers.

Tipsters could also be eligible for a cash reward up to $1,000 if their information leads to an arrest.

Here’s this week’s list:

Bobby Lee Farns (Southside Daily photo/Courtesy of the Virginia Beach Police Department)
Photo of Bobby Lee Farns from 2007 (Southside Daily photo/Courtesy of the Virginia Beach Police Department)

Bobby Lee Farns, 35, is wanted for failing to appear in court after violating his probation for a DUI charge, police said. His last known address was on Plainsman Court in Virginia Beach.

Bobby Gee Jr. (Southside Daily photo/Courtesy of the Virginia Beach Police Department)
Photo of Bobby Gee Jr. from 2014 (Southside Daily photo/Courtesy of the Virginia Beach Police Department)

Bobby Gee Jr., 47, is wanted for revocation of a suspended sentence stemming from a probation violation, police said. Gee is described by police as being 6-foot-4 and weighing 285 pounds in 2014. Gee has a previous addresses in Norfolk and Virginia Beach, but police do not know his current address.

Bobbie Jean Thrasher (Southside Daily photo/Courtesy of the Virginia Beach Police Department)
Photo of Bobbie Jean Thrasher from 2014 (Southside Daily photo/Courtesy of the Virginia Beach Police Department)

Bobbie Jean Thrasher, 37, is wanted for revocation of a suspended sentence stemming from a probation violation charge, police said. Thrasher’s last known address was on Cabin John Drive in Virginia Beach.

Roberto Antonio Rivera (Southside Daily photo/Courtesy of the Virginia Beach Police Department)
Roberto Antonio Rivera (Southside Daily photo/Courtesy of the Virginia Beach Police Department)

Roberto Antonio Rivera, 59, is wanted for contempt of court after failing to comply with a Community Corrections program, police said. His last known address was in an apartment on Baker Road. Police said Rivera has a tattoo of a heart and the name “Maria” on his left arm, and another heart tattoo with the name “Nana.”

Anyone with information can call 888-LOCK-U-UP (888-562-5887). Tipsters can also submit a tip through the P3Tips website or by downloading the P3 Tips app available in Apple iTunes and Google Play stores.

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