Update: Fri., Sept. 19 5:11 a.m.
The owner of a Lynchburg consignment shop is facing more charges in the Boonsboro-area residential break-ins from the last two weeks. After searching The Burnt Orange on Fort Avenue, police found items believed to have been stolen from Lynchburg and Appomattox County homes. Lynchburg police charged store owner Katie Hyatt, 38, of Concord earlier this week on one count each of breaking-and-entering and grand larceny. The department said on Thursday she’s charged with four additional counts each of breaking-and-entering and grand larceny. Hyatt is still being held in jail. The News & Advance reports that authorities in Campbell and Appomattox counties suspect Hyatt in additional burglaries in their localities.
Original story: Tues., Sept. 16 11:05 a.m.
Lynchburg Police have arrested a Concord woman for a series of residential burglaries this month in the area around the 5100 Block of Boonsboro Road. Police say Katie Carico Hyatt, 38, is charged with breaking and entering and grand larceny and is currently being held in the Blue Ridge Regional Jail. This investigation is continuing and additional charges may be forthcoming. One of the burglaries was reported on Friday, September 5, and three were reported Thursday, September 11.Police say these incidents were all residential burglaries and it is believed the suspect entered the homes and took items during the daytime.