Natatia Bledsoe is the public information officer for the Fredericksburg Police Department.
Daily Crime Report 1/17/2013
Recent police reports and arrests in Fredericksburg:
1200 block Seacobeck St, 1/16 -1/17 7:00 a.m. A total of five residents on Seacobeck and Buckner Streets, and one on College Avenue, reported that an unknown person entered their unlocked vehicles and rummaged through their belongings. Items of value were stolen from two of them. The investigation is ongoing.
1000 block Jills Pl, 1/15 – 1/16 9:20 a.m. A resident reported that an unknown person stole an iPod and some cash from her unlocked vehicle. A neighbor on Preserve Lane also reported that someone had rummaged through his vehicle, although nothing was stolen in that case. No suspects or witnesses at this time.
Flowers Bakery, 1013 Spotsylvania Ave, 1/5 – 1/16 5:30 p.m. A driver reported that a handheld scanning device was stolen from the business. No suspects or witnesses at this time.
1300 block Kenmore Ave, 1/16 5:30 a.m. – 10:15 p.m. A resident reported that a remote control helicopter and a quantity of cash were stolen from his apartment. A suspect has been identified and the investigation is ongoing.
Dovetail Cultural Resources, 300 Central Rd, 1/15 – 1/16 9:00 a.m. A manager reported that the windshield and passenger window were broken out of a company owned vehicle. No suspects or witnesses at this time.
2000 block College Ave, 1/16 8:30 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. A resident reported that the rear window was broken out of his pickup truck while the vehicle was parked on the street. No suspects or witnesses at this time.
Grant Hartsfield, 34, of Spotsylvania was arrested for shoplifting from Office Depot, public intoxication, and inhaling a noxious substance.