Bumpass man arrested in connection to series of Hanover County burglaries

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HANOVER COUNTY, Va. (WRIC) — Investigators have arrested Matthew Ryan Atkinson, 30, of Bumpass, in connection to a series of burglaries that occurred in the west end of Hanover County.

On Monday, November 14, 2016, deputies responded to the 20000 block of Woodland Fox Lane for a burglary. Information was obtained connecting Atkinson to this and another burglary in the 13100 block of Lea Anna Lane.

Atkinson has been charged with the following crimes: two counts of Breaking and Entering with Intent to commit a felony, two counts of Grand Larceny, and Larceny with Intent to Sell.

Investigators say they’re continuing to diligently sort through recovered property and identify additional victims.

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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