Three teens charged in rash of thefts from parked cars

by Kim Robins - Posted on Sep 08, 2010 - 03:23 PM

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.