2 arrested in connection to string of car break-ins in Hanover County

HANOVER COUNTY, Va. (WRIC) – The Hanover County Sheriff’s Office has arrested two people in connection to multiple offenses relating to recent larcenies from vehicles.

Robin L. Wood, 30, and Amber Beggs, 25, both of Richmond were arrested on Wednesday.

On Tuesday, April 19, deputies responded to the Battlefield Green subdivision for multiple reports of larcenies from vehicles. Tools, electronics, money, and various other personal items were stolen from mostly unlocked vehicles.

Tips received from citizens led investigators to Wood and Beggs, who were attempting to sell the stolen property. Both suspects were taken into custody without incident and investigators were able to recover multiple items that were stolen in these incidents.

In total, 10 larceny incidents were solved.

Wood was charged with multiple counts of grand larceny, petit larceny, larceny of property with the intent to sell and conspiracy to commit larceny.  Beggs was charged with grand larceny, larceny of property with the intent to sell, conspiracy to commit larceny and possession of controlled substances.

Wood is currently being held at Pamunkey Regional Jail with no bond. Beggs has been released on a $1000 secured bond.

“The partnerships we share with our community through the Neighborhood Watch Program continue to positively influence the outcome of our investigations,” Colonel David R. Hines said in a release. “Citizens who provide leads and investigators who relentlessly pursue them ensure that crime will not flourish in Hanover County,”

Anyone with information about these incidents is asked to contact the Hanover County Sheriff’s Office at (804) 365-6140 or the Metro Richmond Crime Stoppers at (804) 780-1000. Citizens can also text Crime Stoppers at 274637 (CRIMES), using the keyword “iTip” followed by their tip. Both Crime Stoppers methods are anonymous.

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