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Deputies probe rash of break-ins around county

SoVaNow.com / October 03, 2019
The Halifax County Sheriff’s Office is investigating recent break-ins throughout the county.

On the evening of Sept. 26, deputies responded to a call on Cherry Hill Church Road after a homeowner found his residence had been broken into. When deputies arrived they found that the suspects had gained entry to the residence by forcing the front door open. The homeowner discovered items missing including electronics, currency, jewelry and firearms.

On the morning of Sept. 27, deputies responded to Dairy Express on Halifax Road to a report of a break-in. When they arrived they were met by the business owner who told the deputies that when he arrived that morning he discovered a break-in. The suspect or suspects gained entry into the business by breaking out the front glass door. A small amount of currency was taken.

In the early morning hours of Sept. 29, deputies responded to an alarm that the Country Express on L. P. Bailey Memorial Highway. When they arrived they discovered someone had attempted to break into the business. The lock and front door were damaged but entry was not gained.

On the morning of Sept. 29, deputies responded to Short Stop #2 to investigate a report of a possible break-in. When deputies arrived they discovered that someone had broken into the business. Entry was gained by breaking through the front glass door. Currency and tobacco products were taken.

Sheriff Fred Clark said the Sheriff’s office is working closely with other local and surrounding law enforcement agencies that are experiencing similar criminal activities. The Halifax County Crime Line has offered a $1,000 reward for information leading to the arrests and convictions of the subjects responsible for the recent break-ins.

Sheriff Clark ask that if anyone has any information about the break-ins or may have seen any type of suspicious activity to please call Investigator Sam Edmonds at (434) 476-3339 or the Halifax County Crime Line at (434) 476-8445.



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