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Spotsylvania Crime Solvers is seeking information on the following crimes:

  • Ravensclaw Lane, 11700 block, breaking and entering, on July 9, between 6:49 and 9:17 p.m., the victims arrived home to find the front door unlocked and partially open. Missing is $700. Other places were searched and nothing was taken. CFS 17-63171
  • Ni River Landing, 7200 block, grand larceny automobile, between July 7, 8:30 a.m. and July 9, 9 a.m., unknown person stole the blue 2005 Toyota van from the driveway of the residence. In the vehicle was a red golf bag and Wilson clubs with Redskins club covers valued at $250, a child’s black and gray Chicco booster seat valued at $50, WeatherTech floor mats valued at $250, and a box containing NASCAR memorabilia valued at $50. The van is valued at $3,500, and the key was left inside the vehicle. Their red 1996 Ford pick-up was entered, and the glove box items were upset. CFS 17-63029
  • Moorgate Avenue, 10000 block, grand larceny from automobile, between July 8, 5 a.m. and July 9, 7:30 a.m., someone stole a Springfield .45 caliber handgun from the glove box of the 2000 Honda Civic parked at the residence. It is valued at $400. CFS 17-63185
  • New Market Court, 11000 block, grand larceny from automobile, between July 8, 9 p.m. and July 9, 6 a.m., someone entered the victim’s unlocked 2012 Nissan four-door sedan and stole a gold and silver Stella & Dot nursing bag valued at $50, containing school books, a pink Littman Cardiology Stethoscope valued at $400, and $55 from a purse. The victim’s name is engraved on the stethoscope. CFS 17-63009
  • Video Latino, 11503 Tidewater Trail, petit larceny from person, on July 10, between 2:45 and 3:55 p.m., the victim was taking photographs of broken signs when a female approached the victim and asked that no photos of her be taken. The victim denied taking photos of her and showed her the camera. When the female had the camera, she ran away and boarded a waiting dark vehicle. The camera is valued at $80. CFS 17-63425
  • Travel Lodge, 5316 Jefferson Davis Highway, petit larceny from automobile, between July 4, 7 p.m. and July 5, 2 p.m., someone stole a license plate from the front of a blue SUV while the vehicle was parked in the lot. Registration value is $50. CFS 17-61790
  • 100 Church Street, petit larceny from automobile, on July 6, between 1 and 6 a.m., someone stole the 2018 Virginia registration validation sticker from the front license plate. The victim has replaced it at a cost of $5. CFS 17-62175
  • FAS-MART, 8520 Jefferson Davis Highway, petit larceny from building, on July 8, between 11:40 a.m. and 12:30 p.m., the victim used the bathroom and placed the cell phone on the paper rack and forgot it. The victim returned a few minutes later, but it was not there. The victim asked the black male that was seen entering the restroom as the victim was leaving, and the male denied having it. He is 20-30 years old, boarded a blue Ford F-150 truck. The phone is a Boost Mobil LG phone valued at $150. CFS 17-62756
  • New Market Court, 11000 block, petit larceny from automobile, between July 8, 11:40 p.m. and July 9, 7 a.m., someone entered the unlocked 2016 brown Mazda CX5 hatchback and stole a mini Mag Light valued at $30 from the glove box. CFS 17-63011
  • Milestone Drive, 1500 block, fraud, between July 7, 7 p.m. and July 9, 7:30 p.m., the victim received a call from a male telling the victim of owing back taxes and a warrant would be issued if the victim did not pay the $500 owed, then hung up. The victim called the number back, 540/373-3122, and it was answered by the Fredericksburg Police Department. The scammer called back and told the victim to pay with an iTunes gift card. The victim purchased a $100 card and sent it. CFS 17-62561
  • West Melody Court, 6100 block, fraud, on July 7, between 9:01 and 9:39 p.m., the victim was corresponding with a male online. He claimed to be in the Army and was in Syria. He said he came across Syrian gold and wanted to send it to the victim, however, he needed shipping fees of $1,600. The victim sent the amount via a MoneyGram and later received an email stating that the package was at the Stafford Regional Airport and would be shipped after a payment of $8,055 so Customs could ship it. When the victim went to purchase another MoneyGram, MoneyGram said they would not process the payment because it was a scam, and returned the money to the victim. CFS 17-62584
  • Sam’s Pizza and Sub, 4123 Plank Road, fraud, on July 7, between 11 a.m. and 2:47 p.m., someone paid Sam’s with a counterfeit $10 bill; it was given as change to another customer. The customer immediately noted it was counterfeit and returned and was given a good bill. CFS 17-62464
  • Tractor Supply Company, 4179 Plank Road, fraud, on July 8, between 5:18 and 5:22 p.m., two black males entered and selected a drink. One went to pay and began to confuse the clerk and take money from the counter. The other black male then confused the clerk, and they left with $50 of the store’s money. The first black male is 50-60 years, wearing a green hat, white polo type shirt, blue pants and black shoes. The second male was wearing a plaid shirt. CFS 17-62860
  • Lakeland Way, 6900 block, fraud, on July 10, between noon and 4 p.m., the victim was contacted by a male who stated the victim had a refund available from Microsoft and was told to log on the victim’s checking account and he would send $250. The victim saw that $25,000 was deposited instead of $250. The suspect demanded that the victim send it back. The victim attempted to withdraw it. Someone at the victim’s bank confirmed that the money was there and was able to withdraw $12,000. On advice from the deputy, the victim did not withdraw any more money. Further investigation showed that the $25,000 was money that was transferred from the victim’s savings to the checking account by another source. The victim did not lose any money. CFS 17-63456
  • Deep Creek Lane, 9400 block, vandalism, between July 8, 11:30 p.m. and July 9, 11:30 p.m., someone slashed the two right-side tires of the 2007 Chevrolet 2500 truck while the vehicle was parked on the street. CFS 17-63155
  • Aspen Highlands Drive, 10400 block, vandalism, between July 4, 11:17 p.m. and July 5, 11 p.m., unknown persons broke into the model home and completely destroyed it. Holes were made in the wall, glass doors were shattered, and burn marks were on the ceiling from discharged fireworks. Damage is estimated to be $50,000. Investigation continues. CFS 17-61677
  • Virginia Heritage Community Center, 5300 block Balls Bluff Road, vandalism, on July 5, between 8:05 and 8:19 p.m., a passerby saw four black juveniles near the fountain and believed that they were acting suspicious. When the citizen returned to the fountain, there were soap suds in the water. The juveniles were not seen placing anything into the fountain. Deputies located the juveniles, and they were turned over to their parents. CFS 17-61897

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