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Between 6 and 11:30 p.m. on Nov. 17, someone broke into a residence on Cherry Tree Drive in Raintree and stole a Dynex DVD player, a Sony DVD player, a third DVD player, an Xbox Kinect with accessories, a Nintendo Wii with accessories, a Sony PlayStation 3, a Sony stereo Receiver, a Sony 6-disc CD player, three iPads, a Dell Netbook, a Dell Laptop, a 50-inch Sony television, a safe containing cash, various pieces of jewelry, four paintball guns and four paintball masks CFS 11-0132109

On Nov. 16 between 1 and 3 p.m., someone broke into home on Cherry Tree Drive in Raintree through a bedroom through a window. No items were stolen. CFS 11-0131585

In Doe Run Estates between Nov. 3 and 17, someone entered a home on Antler Road through an unlocked bedroom window. No items were taken. CFS 11-0131998

Between 7:30 p.m. on Nov. 19 and 7 a.m. on Nov. 20, someone tried to get into a home on Gerber Drive in Meadowbrooke through a side door. The left rear quarter panel of the resident’s car was also scratched. CFS 11-0133004

On Nov. 20 between 2 and 11 p.m., someone broke into a residence on Kensington Place in the Villages of Salem Station and stole a 42-inch Samsung plasma screen TV, a 32-inch L.G. flat-screen TV and a Playstation 3 Extreme gaming system. CFS 11-0133234

Between Nov. 18 at 8 a.m. and Nov. 20 at 8 a.m., someone broke into a residence in the 4300 block of Massaponax Church Road and stole copper piping and dismantled a window air-conditioning unit. CFS 11-0133042

Between 7 p.m. on Nov. 16 and 4 p.m. on Nov. 17, someone stole a Craftsman 4.5-horsepower generator from a vacant home undergoing renovations on Lee Hill School Drive. CFS 11-0131972

A resident on Olde Greenwich Circle in Olde Greenwich reported that on Nov. 16, between 4 and 5 p.m., a female asking to use the restroom was given permission to enter the house. A short time later, $449 was discovered missing. CFS 11-0131644

At Walmart, 10001 Southpoint Parkway between 8 and 8:30 p.m. on Nov. 16, a customer lost her wallet. Upon contacting the business it was determined that a black, heavyset female dressed in all black had returned the wallet. The victim found that a round diamond solitaire with a yellow gold band, a half-moon enhancer with two marquis diamonds, the yellow gold wedding band with four round diamonds on both sides and the diamond earrings she had placed in the wallet had been taken. CFS 11-0132039

At Value City Furniture, 3545 Plank Road, a customer left her wallet on a table while looking at items in the store between 3 and 3:20 p.m. on Nov. 18. Upon returning moments later, the wallet was missing. A light-skinned black female approximately 5 foot 6 to 5 foot 8, 160–170 pounds, wearing a purple and white striped blouse, a black North Face jacket and blue jeans was seen picking the wallet up and leaving the store. The suspect was seen earlier wearing glasses and has visible acne scars. CFS 11-0132390

At Giant Food, 5701 Plank Road on Nov. 20 between 6:30 and 6:50 p.m., a white male, approximately 5 feet 8 to 5 feet 11 with brown hair, wearing a white shirt, dark jacket and blue jeans, stole a large tray of shrimp and a large bottle of cocktail sauce. CFS 11-0133161

At Fas Mart, 2515 Salem Church Road on Nov. 22 at around 5:15 p.m., a thin black male, approximately 5 feet 10 with some facial hair stole two packs of Newport cigarettes. The suspect was last seen wearing a red sweatshirt. CFS 11-0133879

Kelly N’ Kelly, Inc, 5540 Courthouse Road, reported that between 5:30 p.m. on Nov. 16 and 9 a.m. on Nov. 17, someone stole seven blue and white signs with various writings on them such as Tax Preparation, Notary Public and Book Keeping, from the business. CFS 11-0131826

At Bottom Dollar, 10611 Courthouse Road, a customer reported that on Nov. 19, between noon and 1:30 p.m., someone stole her checkbook from her purse that was in a shopping cart. CFS 11-0132763

Between 6 p.m. on Nov. 16 and 2:30 p.m. on Nov. 17, someone entered an unlocked vehicle on Matta Way in Lee’s Hill and stole prescription medication from the vehicle. CFS 11-0131967

In the Greens of Salem Run between 8 p.m. on Nov. 17 and 9 a.m. on Nov. 18, someone smashed a window of a white 2010 Toyota Corolla parked in the visitor’s parking area on Summerfield Court and stole a purse. CFS 11-0132243

On Nov. 18 between 7 and 7:20 p.m., someone entered an unlocked vehicle parked on Forest Hill Court in Forest Hill and stole a Massaponax High School varsity jacket. CFS 11-0132459

In Lee’s Parke, a resident reported witnessing a slender black male, wearing all black, enter a vehicle on Laurel Oak Drive. The suspect stole approximately $5 in cash. This crime occurred on Nov. 20 at about 3 a.m. CFS 11-0132981

In Beauclaire Plantation between Nov. 19 at 10 p.m. and Nov. 20 at 6 a.m., someone threw white paint on a vehicle parked on Carriage House Court. CFS 11-0133012

A business owner reported that between Nov. 18 at 6:30 p.m. and the morning hours of Nov. 19, someone shot a BB at the window of the business located on Fleming Street. CFS 11-0132762

A shopper at Spotsylvania Towne Centre, 3102 Plank Road, reported that her car’s back passenger side window had been broken and the frame of the door had a dent. CFS 11-0133572

Zion Baptist Church, 10411 Cooktown Road, reported that on Nov. 22 between 8 a.m. and 5:30 p.m., someone cut the wires on an outside Guardian air conditioning unit. CFS 11-0133882