2012-05-30 / Crime Watch


Some robbers getting aggressive with victims
Michael Buettner

Some robbers have victimized county residents aggressively in recent weeks, not just displaying guns but in a couple of cases firing them.

• In a delayed report, a victim reported that he was robbed by known suspects in the 200 block of Enon Church Road in the Cameron Farms subdivision around noon on April 20.

• A victim reported he was robbed of an electronic device in the 14700 block of Village Square Place by known suspects around 10:20 p.m. on May 16.

• A victim reported he was robbed of a firearm in the 5400 block of Remuda Drive in Dupont Village by unknown suspects around 7:15 p.m. on May 17.

• A resident was standing outside a unit in the Pocoshock Ridge Apartments in the 5700 block of Handel Court around 9:30 p.m. on May 18, when an armed suspect approached and demanded money. The resident was going inside when the suspect fired a shot. No one was injured.

• A resident was riding a 1983 Suzuki dirt bike in the 1700 block of Parkway Lane in Providence Farms around noon on May 20 when two suspects, one armed, approached him. The suspects pushed the victim off the motorcycle and took it away. It was later found nearby.

• An unspecified number of residents in the 3900 block of Chippendale Drive in the Squire Hill Apartments were approached by two armed suspects around 9:30 p.m. on May 20. Shots were fired, and the victims were robbed of cash and miscellaneous items, but no injuries were reported.

Anyone who has information about this incident or any other crime is asked to call Crime Solvers at 748-0660. You can also submit a tip at or by texting “tip699” plus your tip to 274637 (CRIMES).

In other crimes:

Ashley Forest (Alderwood Way) – A resident of the 3200 block reported on May 15 that his beige 1990 Honda was stolen from his unlocked garage. The vehicle was recovered locally later the same day.

Belmont Road – Mi Patria restaurant in the 6000 block reported on May 18 that unknown suspect(s) broke in through the back door and stole cash, jewelry, consumable goods and miscellaneous items.

Beulah Road – Police reported that officers responded to an alarm at Beulah Elementary School around 3 p.m. on May 20 and found several suspects near a storage shed. Police said the suspects admitted to entering the school through an unlocked door and vandalizing the inside. Nothing was reported stolen.

Cameron Farms (Enon Church Road) –A resident of the 600 block reported that his all-terrain vehicle was stolen on May 16.

Chattanooga Plaza – Unknown suspect(s) used a rock to break out a window of a vehicle parked in the 12200 block and stole cash and unspecified items, according to a May 16 report.

Chester (West Hundred Road) – Unknown suspect(s) broke into a vehicle parked in the 2700 block by throwing a rock through a passenger-side window, according to a May 15 report. Electronics and consumable items were reported stolen.

• A utility trailer was reported stolen on May 15 from a parking lot in the 2700 block.

Commonwealth Centre Parkway – A known suspect was observed urinating on the floor in the Target store in the 4600 block around 5:45 p.m. on May 21.

Courthouse Road – A suspect admitted to entering a home in the 200 block around 3 p.m. on May 15 and stealing miscellaneous items.

Glen Wood (Wilconna Road) – The catalytic converter was reported stolen on April 25 from a vehicle parked in the 4900 block.

Jefferson Davis Highway – The rear driver’s-side window of a vehicle parked at Food Lion in the 5700 block was broken out on May 15 around 4 p.m. Clothing and miscellaneous items were reported stolen.

• A power washer was reported stolen from the bed of a pickup parked at Bermuda Square Shopping Center in the 12600 block on May 17.

Kingsland Road – Spencer’s Express in the 4000 block reported on May 16 that someone had tried to break into the store by removing the metal frame around the door. The attempt was unsuccessful, and nothing was reported stolen.

Kintail Forest at the Highlands (Kintail Drive) – A resident of the 8400 block reported on May 8 that the motor was stolen from his boat.

Mason Woods (Mason Way Court) – Unknown suspect(s) broke into a home in the 4700 block, rummaged through the house and stole jewelry and electronic devices, according to a May 15 report.

Matoaca Village (Johnston Street) – The license plate was stolen from a trailer parked in the 6600 block, according to a May 12 report.

Meadwood (Meadwood Circle) – Unknown suspect(s) broke into a home in the 5900 block, vandalized the inside of the house and stole clothing and electronic items, according to a May 12 report.

Midlothian Turnpike – An unknown suspect was observed exposing himself and committing a lewd act in the parking lot of Chesterfield Towne Center around 9:30 p.m. on May 11.

Midlothian Village (Village Mill Drive) – Unknown suspect(s) broke out windows at several businesses in the 13800 block and stole electronic devices from one business, according to a May 17 report.

Nestor Road – Copper was reported stolen from a home in the 10400 block on May 15.

Rollingwood Apartments (Pewter Avenue) – A resident of the 6300 block reported on May 22 that his white 2004 Pontiac was stolen.

Salem Woods (Saponen Drive) – A black 2009 Dodge SUV was reported stolen on May 15 by a known suspect from a home in the 9800 block.

Shady Creek (Shady Creek Road) – A known suspect stole the temporary license tags from a car at a home in the 3400 block, according to a May 18 report.

Squire Hill Apartments (Squire Hill Court) – A resident of the 3900 block reported seeing an unknown person peeping into her bedroom window around 12:10 a.m. on May 18.

Stevens Hollow (Sexton Drive) – A known suspect kicked in the front door of a home in the 6500 block and assaulted a resident around 3 p.m. on May 18.

Trophy Club at Bellgrade (Trophy Club Drive) – Officers responding to a fire alarm found that the front door had been forced open and discovered water damage throughout the apartment. Nothing was reported stolen.

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