Beach Breach Weekly: No-shows in Virginia Beach

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.

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.

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Here’s this week’s list:

Christopher Balow (Southside Daily photo/Courtesy of the Virginia Beach Police)
Christopher Balow (Southside Daily photo/Courtesy of the Virginia Beach Police)

Christopher Balow of Virginia Beach is wanted for contempt of court for failing to appear on an assault and battery charge, police said. Balow’s last known address was Wimbledon Way in Virginia Beach.

Candace Baird (Southside Daily photo/Courtesy of the Virginia Beach Police)
Candace Baird (Southside Daily photo/Courtesy of the Virginia Beach Police)

Candace Baird is wanted for failing to appear in court on a felony possession of a Schedule I or Schedule II narcotic, police said. Baird’s last known address is on Bonney Road in Virginia Beach.

Janel Bannister (Southside Daily photo/Courtesy of the Virginia Beach Police)
Janel Bannister (Southside Daily photo/Courtesy of the Virginia Beach Police)

Janel Bannister is wanted for for knowingly making a false application for welfare assistance three times and three charges of obtaining welfare assistance under false pretenses, police said. Her last known address on Aborfield Court  in Virginia Beach.

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.

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