Police asking for information on series of New Kent County break-ins

By Amy Jo Martin, amartin@tidewaterreview.com

1:32 PM EST, January 21, 2014


NEW KENT – The New Kent Sheriff’s Office is asking for information on a series of break-ins around the county.

The sheriff’s office received the first call on Jan. 14 for a burglary at Denton Concrete in Lanexa.

According to a sheriff’s office report, unknown persons entered the building during the night and stole several tools.

The next day, Jan. 15, the sheriff’s office received a call that someone had broken into several storage units in American Mini Storage at Providence Forge.

When deputies arrived on scene, they saw that locks had been cut on several of the units and that the much of the content inside had been rummaged.

The sheriff’s office then received a call on Jan. 20 reporting a daytime burglary in the 19000 block of Eltham Road.

When deputies arrived, they found that the residence had been entered and that several items were stolen.

The sheriff’s office is asking that anyone with any knowledge of these incidents or who saw suspicious person(s) or vehicle during the early morning hours of Jan. 14 in the Lanexa area or Jan. 15 in the Providence Forge area, or in the area of the 19000 block of Eltham Road around 9 a.m. to 10 a.m. on Jan. 20, please call Crime Stoppers at 804-780-1000 or the New Kent Sheriff’s Office at 804-966-9500.

Martin can be reached by phone at 804-885-0040.