Homeless woman arrested in theft of lawn tools, breaking and entering

Posted at 4:18 PM, Aug 16, 2016
and last updated 2016-08-16 16:18:44-04

RICHMOND, Va. — A homeless woman wanted in connection with a recent break-in was arrested Tuesday and charged with two felonies.

Shavone M. Allen, 30, of Richmond, has been charged with breaking and entering and grand larceny.

Around 10 a.m. on August 2, officers were called to the 3400 block of Mike Road for a report of a shed break-in. A short time earlier, a neighbor witnessed a black female carrying several lawn tools down the street.

The female was later identified as Allen.

Anyone with any information about this incident is asked to call Second Precinct Detective Charles Baldwin at (804) 646-8184 or Crime Stoppers at 780-1000. Citizens can also text Crime Stoppers at 274637, using the key word “ITip” followed by your tip or submit a tip online at

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