YORK COUNTY, Va. (WAVY) – The York County Sheriff’s Office said via Facebook Monday that the recent spurt in residential burglaries has continued.
The sheriff’s office said deputies have responded to burglaries in the Tabb area and another brick was through through the window of a home.
Wednesday, July 23: In the Sherwood Forrest subdivision, the front door of a home on Robinhood Drive was found forced open. Nothing was found missing.
Wednesday, July 30: A call came in for a burglary on Pamilco Run in the Runningman subdivision after a neighbor noticed a ladder up against a house. Upon investigation, the neighbor found the window at the top of the ladder and the back door were open. Deputies learned multiple electronics were missing from the home.
Friday, August 1: Around 11:30 p.m., a resident on Potter Lane in the Hawks Landing subdivision said his dog was barking at something outside. Then on Sunday, August 3, he said he noticed a screen at the back of his neighbor’s house laying on the deck, and a window where the screen should have been was broken. Deputies found the inside of the house had been ransacked. This all happened while the homeowner was out of town.
Sunday, August 3: Around 4:15 a.m., deputies were called to Glebe Spring Lane in the Taylor Farms subdivision when someone threw a brick through the dining room window of a house. The homeowner said a dark, two-door car with a high spoiler fled the neighborhood at a high rate of speed after the incident.
Sunday, August 3: A deputy patrolling Sheldon Court in the Greenlands subdivision saw a light come on inside a parked vehicle outside a residence early in the morning. When the person saw the deputy he fled on foot. The owner said nothing had been taken, but the deputy found the would-be thief and was given a summons for tampering with an automobile.