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Five arrested in Mi Carreta break-in

SoVaNow.com / July 28, 2014
Four adults and one juvenile have been arrested after South Boston Police officers were called to Mi Carreta in the Centerville Shopping Center early Friday morning to investigate a break-in there.

According to a report filed by Officer J. Throckmorton, the South Boston department officers were responding to an alarm call, and when they arrived on the scene, they saw an individual run into the back door of the business. Other officers who were in front of the building saw individuals inside.

South Boston Police Capt. B. K. Lovelace said his officers were assisted in the apprehension of the suspects by deputies of the Halifax County Sheriff’s Office and a Virginia State Trooper.

Lovelace also reported that the property taken from the restaurant was recovered and two firearms seized. Arrested was a 24 year old Danville female, Tineque P. Watson who was charged with breaking and entering, contributing to the delinquency of a minor. She was being held with no bond in the Blue Ridge Regional Jail in Halifax on the burglary charge and a $2,500 bond on the contributing charge.

Amber L. Hubbard of Halifax, 22, was charged with breaking and entering and contributing to the delinquency of a minor. She was being held on a $20,000 secured bond on the burglary charge and a $2,500 bond on contributing to the delinquency of a minor.

Torry E. Venable, 22, of South Boston was also charged with breaking and entering, contributing to the delinquency of a minor and possession of burglary tools. He was being held in the Blue Ridge Regional Jail on the burglary count and $2,500 bond on the contributing charge.

Also charged was 22 year old Drake A. Evans of Halifax was arrested for breaking and entering and contributing to the delinquency of a minor. Drake was being held in the Blue Ridge Regional Jail in Halifax on a $10,000 secured bond on the burglary count and $2,500 bond for contributing to a minor.

A Halifax juvenile was arrested and charged with breaking and entering, vandalism, possession of a firearm in the commission of a felony and transported to the W.W. Moore Detention Center by a member of the Halifax County Sheriff’s Department.



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