Monday, July 14, 2014

Copper Thief Sought

Richmond Police detectives need the public’s help to find and identify a person of interest in connection with the theft of six copper planters from the Jefferson Hotel last week.

Sometime between 3:49 p.m. on Wednesday, July 9, and 7:10 p.m. on Thursday, July 10, an unknown person(s) stole copper planters—valued at approximately $15,000—from the hotel at 101 W. Franklin St.

The individual pictured below is a person of interest in this grand larceny and detectives would like to speak with him. Pictures of the copper planters are also below.

Anyone with any information about this man’s identity is asked to call Detective Mark Godwin at (804) 646-5533 or Crime Stoppers at 780-1000. Citizens can also text Crime Stoppers at 274637, using the key word “ITip” followed by your tip. Both Crime Stoppers methods are anonymous.