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Spotsylvania Crime Solvers

Spotsylvania Crime  Solvers  is seeking   information  on  some recent crimes.

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Between 8 a.m. and 7 p.m. on Oct. 10, someone forced entry into a home on Tulip Circle in Spotswood Estates and stole $1,200 in cash. CFS 11-0115655

Rite Aid Cosners Corner, 10100 Jefferson Davis Highway, reported that on Oct. 5 between noon and 12:30 p.m., two black males entered the store and purchased items with stolen credit cards. One man had on thick black-frame glasses, and was wearing a black windbreaker, black jeans, black shoes and a black cap. The other man was tall and thin, and  was wearing a white long-sleeve shirt, blue jeans, tan Timberland boots and a black ball cap with “NY” on it. After the men purchased items from the store, it was discovered the credit card used may have been stolen. The subject wearing the black windbreaker was asked to come back into the store. Once the man was in the store, the manager tried to call the credit card company. The man then assaulted the manager in an attempt to get the card back. The man  fled the store and got into a silver sedan with New York license plates. CFS 11-0113435

Between 9:30 p.m. on Oct. 8 and 7 p.m. on Oct. 9, someone stole a white 2006 Ford F–150 with Virginia license plate XHF–6693 from the 12300 block of Spotswood Furnace Road. CFS 11-0115212

On Oct. 10, between 3 and 7 a.m. three people stole a blue 1997 Ford F–150 pickup truck from Redbird Lane in Stoneybrooke. Two of the men were white, and the third was black wearing a white hat, a white pullover or jacket, and what appeared to be an earring in his right ear. The vehicle was located later in Fairfax County. CFS 11-0115432

On Oct. 7 at 7 p.m., a white male, approximately 20 years of age, 6 feet and 175 pounds wearing a blue hoodie, stole a purse from a shopping cart at Food Lion, 6320 Jefferson Davis Highway, while the owner was placing groceries in a vehicle. The suspect ran toward the Lamplighter Motel. A witness described the man  as having a large cyst below one of his eyes. CFS 11-0114431

In South Oaks, someone entered an unlocked vehicle on Virginia Pine Court and stole a gray Sony Vaio laptop between 11 p.m. on Oct. 8 and 10 a.m. on Oct. 9. CFS 11-0115170

Between noon  on Oct. 9 and 4 p.m. on Oct. 10, someone entered a vehicle on Beechplum Road in Harvestdale and stole a Springfield XD–9 9mm handgun. The victim was not sure if the vehicle had been locked, and there were no signs of forced entry. CFS 11-0115621

In Broad Creek Estates, on Oct. 10 between 1 and 9:30 a.m., someone entered an unlocked vehicle on Broad Creek Overlook and stole a black 800-watt subwoofer. CFS 11-011588

Tobacco Plus, 9965 Jefferson Davis Highway, reported that between 4 and 4:10 p.m. on Oct. 6, several juveniles entered the business and at least one was seen  placing a pack of cigars in his pocket. All of  the juveniles exited the store without paying. CFS 11-0113982

The YMCA, 5700 Smith Station Road, reported that between 4:30  and 8:30 p.m. on Oct. 10, someone entered an unsecured locker and removed a bank debit card from a book bag. CFS 11-0115675

In Smoketree, someone entered an unlocked vehicle on Oakhurst Drive and stole $2 in change from the center console. CFS 11-0115454

In Salem Fields–Fairfield during the day on Oct. 11, someone stole a Next 26-inch faded blue and silver bicycle with dual front shocks and a wide black seat with flowers from a back porch of a home  on Alpha Court. CFS 11-0115974

In Salem Fields–The Glen,  a resident on Hot Springs Lane heard a loud bang at 4 a.m. on Oct. 8 and went  outside to investigate. He found his mailbox had been vandalized. CFS 11-0114637

Between 8 p.m. on Oct. 8 and 7:30 a.m. on Oct. 9, someone spray-painted numerous words and drawings on some of the buildings located on the  grounds of Loriella Park.  CFS 11-0115056

During the afternoon and evening of Oct. 10, someone broke the back window of a vehicle parked on Stone Meadow Drive in Stonemill. CFS 11-0115312

Purvis Ford, 3660 Jefferson Davis Highway, reported that between Oct. 8 and Oct. 10,  someone damaged the passenger side tailgate of a Ford Explorer parked in the lot. CFS 11-0115480