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Larcenies, break-ins tie up deputies / April 21, 2010
The Mecklenburg County Sheriff’s Department has received reports of several recent larcenies across the county. On Monday, April 19 Marilyn Johnson of Old Blacksmith Road, Bracey reported a break-in at her home where jewelry was taken. The incident is under investigation.

A week earlier on April 12, Alice L. Yates of Highway 47, Chase City reported that someone had taken a five bottom plow with a three point hitch and a yellow bush hog with a three point hitch from her farm.

Also on that same day, Monday, April 12, Lena Baskerville Seward reported that a break-in had occurred at her home on Highway One in South Hill with a mattress, boxspring, coffee table, recliner, area rug, a lamp, a stereo, a 25 inch television, a DVD player, a direct TV box, a Kirby vacuum cleaner, a microwave, a cordless telephone and a 20 inch television all being taken from the home. The theft is under investigation.

On March 24, Mike Ushery reported that 19 year old Steve Alexander Upton, III of Antlers Road, Boydton had taken his 3-4 month old coon dog from his pen on Trinity Church Road, South Hill.

Anyone having information in reference to any of the above crimes in Mecklenburg County could receive up to $1,000 in reward money by calling Crime Solvers at 1-877-676-8477. Callers do not have to appear in court or give his/her name in order to receive the rewards.

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