Beach Breach Weekly: Retail chicanery

VIRGINIA BEACH — Southside Daily has partnered with the city’s police department and the Virginia Beach Crime Solvers to raise awareness about persons of interest in the city.

Crime Solvers is a nonprofit organization that accepts completely anonymous tips from residents about criminal activity. Information from tipsters is shared with police, but remains completely anonymous — no identifying information of sources is ever disclosed and the anonymity of tipsters is protected by state law.

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Authorities are asking anyone with information about any of these people to contact Virginia Beach Crime Solvers.

Tipsters could also be eligible for a cash reward up to $1,000 if their information leads to an arrest.

Here’s this week’s list:

Security footage from Care-A-Lot on Indian River Road (Southside Daily photo/Courtesy of the Virginia Beach Police Department)
Security footage from Care-A-Lot on Indian River Road (Southside Daily photo/Courtesy of the Virginia Beach Police)

On July 2, the man pictured above used a counterfeit $50 to make a small purchase at Care-A-Lot on Indian River Road in Virginia Beach, police said. On the same day, the suspect used another counterfeit $50 at a 7-Eleven near the Care-A-Lot, and then again on July 3, police said. The suspect is described as 25 to 35 years old, between 5-feet 7-inches and 5-feet 10-inches tall, with full-sleeve tattoos on both arms.

Security footage (Southside Daily photo/Courtesy of the Virginia Beach Police Department)
Security footage (Southside Daily photo/Courtesy of the Virginia Beach Police Department)

On Aug. 6, the man pictured above was seen taking change from unlocked cars parked behind Derby Car Care on Baker Road, police said. The suspect was using a walker and has tattoos on at least one forearm.

Security footage from 7-11 (Southside Daily photo/Courtesy of the Virginia Beach Police)
Security footage from 7-Eleven (Southside Daily photo/Courtesy of the Virginia Beach Police)

On Aug. 14, the two men pictured above went to the 7-Eleven at 17th Street and Pacific Avenue where police said they each grabbed a case of beer and ran out of the store without paying.

Walmart security footage (Southside Daily photo/Courtesy of the Virginia Beach Police)
Walmart security footage (Southside Daily photo/Courtesy of the Virginia Beach Police)

On June 11, police say a man’s wallet was stolen from his car while parked on Hidden Way in Virginia Beach. The man pictured above — wearing a black and grey jacket and red pants — used one of the victim’s credit cards at Walmart in the Janaf Square Shopping Center, police said. The man in the white t-shirt was in the store with the suspect.

Security footage from 7-11 (Southside Daily photo/Courtesy of the Virginia Beach Police)
Security footage from 7-Eleven (Southside Daily photo/Courtesy of the Virginia Beach Police)

On Aug. 3, the man and woman pictured above went to a 7-Eleven on Indian River Road. Police said the woman concealed two cellphone chargers, while the man hid a third one is his back pocket. They left the store without paying for the items, police said.  They were seen leaving the parking lot in a black or dark gray Buick SUV with no front license plate.

Anyone with information can call 888-LOCK-U-UP (888-562-5887). Tipsters can also submit a tip through the P3Tips website or by downloading the P3 Tips app available in Apple iTunes and Google Play stores.

Updates on suspects recently featured in Southside Daily’s Beach Breach Weekly:

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