Monday, October 3, 2022

VIDEO: This guy burglarized a home in Toano, police say

(WYDaily/Courtesy of James City County Police)
(WYDaily/Courtesy of James City County Police)

The James County Police Department is asking the public for help in identifying a man they say broke into a home in Toano.

Police said it happened Sept. 7. The suspect, described as a white male with a thin to medium build, red hair and a beard. He was wearing a gold colored mask, black pants and a dark colored long-sleeved shirt.

The suspect stole five long guns, two iPhones, an iPad a Dell laptop and several collector’s knife sets, police said.

Authorities are asking anyone who may know the suspect or his whereabouts to call Investigator Tim Renwick at 757-259-5164 or  or call the Crime Line at 888-LOCK-U-UP. You may also submit tips online at

John Mangalonzo
John Mangalonzo ( is the managing editor of Local Voice Media’s Virginia papers – WYDaily (Williamsburg), Southside Daily (Virginia Beach) and HNNDaily (Hampton-Newport News). Before coming to Local Voice, John was the senior content editor of The Bellingham Herald, a McClatchy newspaper in Washington state. Previously, he served as city editor/content strategist for USA Today Network newsrooms in St. George and Cedar City, Utah. John started his professional journalism career shortly after graduating from Lyceum of The Philippines University in 1990. As a rookie reporter for a national newspaper in Manila that year, John was assigned to cover four of the most dangerous cities in Metro Manila. Later that year, John was transferred to cover the Philippine National Police and Armed Forces of the Philippines. He spent the latter part of 1990 to early 1992 embedded with troopers in the southern Philippines as they fought with communist rebels and Muslim extremists. His U.S. journalism career includes reporting and editing stints for newspapers and other media outlets in New York City, California, Texas, Iowa, Utah, Colorado and Washington state.

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