Colonial Heights Police warn of string of car thefts


COLONIAL HEIGHTS, Va. (WRIC) — Two vehicles were stolen Tuesday night in Colonial Heights, according to police, the latest in a string of multiple car break-ins over the course of the past few days.

The Colonial Heights Police Department (CHPD) is warning residents that these crimes have occurred in the late night and early morning hours.

According to a Wednesday release, in addition to the stolen vehicles, items were taken from cars. Police say the incidents occurred in the MacArthur Ave., Prince Albert Ave., Snead Ave., Farris Ave., Maple Grove Ave., and Moore Ave. areas.

To prevent further crimes like this and to help locate possible suspects, authorities are urging anyone with a camera that was recording in one of the aforementioned areas to register their camera on the City website and contact police.

Those with information regarding these incidents are asked to call 804-520-9300, option #7, or Chesterfield County/Colonial Heights Crime Solvers at 804-748-0660.

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In the last few days we have had multiple vehicles rummaged through and items stolen. In addition last night, Tuesday, 2 vehicles were stolen, additional vehicles were entered and items taken. These incidents occurred in the MacArthur Ave, Prince Albert Ave, Snead Ave areas as well as Farris Ave, Maple Grove Ave, and Moore Ave. These crimes occurred in the late night/early morning hours. We are asking if you have information about these incidents to call 520-9300 option #7, or CrimeSolvers at 748-0660 or the P3 app. We also have the Operation Public Eye Program for residents or businesses to register their cameras to assist in locating possible suspects. If you have a camera that was recording in one of these areas, we would love to hear from you! We encourage anyone who has a camera to register on the city website

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