Portsmouth police search for burglary suspect

Donta M. Copeland (Photo from Portsmouth PD)

PORTSMOUTH, Va. (WAVY) — The Portsmouth Police Department is looking for 26-year-old Donta M. Copeland in connection with several burglaries in the Churchland area.

In a news release, Detective Misty Holley said the burglaries happened in the 3600 block of Gateway Drive between December 2013 and February 15, 2014. He is currently wanted for several felonies including burglary, grand larceny, obtaining money under false pretenses and larceny with the intent to sell.

Holley said Copeland is known to frequent the area of 3500 Thorne Avenue in Portsmouth.

Anyone with information about the whereabouts of Donta Copeland is asked to call the Crime Line at 1-888-LOCK-U-UP.

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