HANOVER, Va. – Three Henrico County teenagers have been charged in connection to multiple burglaries in Hanover.
Two teenage males were spotted breaking into a home in the 10000 block of Lewistown Road. A resident spotted them drive away in a vehicle, which officers located later and executed a traffic stop.
Investigators determined that the two juvenile subjects, as well as a third juvenile subject, were involved in multiple burglaries in Hanover and Caroline counties between December 4 and 8, 2015.
Two 17-year-old males from Henrico County were charged with multiple counts of burglary, grand larceny, and conspiracy to commit burglary, by the Hanover County Sheriff’s Office.
An additional 17-year-old male from Henrico County was charged with burglary to an occupied dwelling, grand larceny, and conspiracy to commit grand larceny by the Caroline County Sheriff’s Office.
All three juvenile suspects are currently held at the Merrimac Juvenile Detention Center in Williamsburg, Virginia, and face additional charges.
There were two burglaries in Ashland, on Dec. 4, in the 9000 block of Ashcake Road and 10000 block of Old Telegraph Road.
On Dec. 6, there was a burglary in the 11000 block of Fox Hound Court, in Mechanicsville.
Then on Dec. 8, there was a burglary in the 10000 block of Lewistown Road.
Property related to the burglaries was recovered, authorities said. Investigators continue to collect and evaluate evidence in an effort to determine if any additional incidents are related to these crimes.
“This is an example of effective community partnerships coupled with exemplary police response,” said Colonel David R. Hines, sheriff.
“This case underscores how valuable the relationships with our community partners are in helping to solve and prevent crime,” he finished.
Anyone with information about these incidents is asked to contact the Hanover County Sheriff’s Office at (804) 365-6140 or the Metro Richmond Crime Stoppers at (804) 780-1000. Citizens can also text Crime Stoppers at 274637 (CRIMES), using the keyword “iTip” followed by their tip. Both Crime Stoppers methods are anonymous.