Three teens charged in rash of thefts from parked cars
Three Gloucester teenagers have been charged by the Gloucester Sheriff’s Office in connection with several thefts from unlocked vehicles that occurred between Aug. 31 and Sept. 2 in the Wicomico area and last weekend in the vicinity of Providence Road.
The three boys, ages 15, 16 and 17, have each been charged with several of the following incidents:
The first group of thefts occurred Tuesday, Wednesday or Thursday of last week. Along Carmines Island Road, a mini-mag flashlight and an LG cell phone were taken from a van; work gloves, credit cards and $15 in currency were taken from a truck; and a Gateway laptop computer valued at $575 and a $150 cell phone were taken from another vehicle.
Along Lemburn Lane, a $20 wallet, $80 in cash, a gold engagement ring valued at $100 and a gold ring valued at $400 were taken from a vehicle, and a $900 golf cart was taken from outside a residence. On John Smith Lane, a Redline BMX bicycle valued at $400 was taken from the 6600 block and an LG cell phone valued at $300 was taken from the 6700 block.
A Micci purse valued at $75, a Verizon cell phone valued at $100, a CD/DVD player valued at $100 and $15 in currency were taken from a vehicle on Pigeon Hill Road. On Cypress Crest Drive, a $300 GPS unit was taken from a vehicle and another $300 GPS unit was taken from a vehicle on Westminster Drive. The golf cart taken from the Lemburn residence was found destroyed by fire in the 6700 block of Fields Landing Road on Sept. 2, near where a Tom Tom GPS and $25 in change were taken from one vehicle and two inoperative LCD monitors and $10 in change were taken from another.