Crimestoppers tips credited with nabbing Lynchburg theft suspect

Allen Watson

The Amherst County Sheriff’s Office says tips to Crimestoppers helped them identify and arrest the man suspected of stealing electronic items this week from the Madison Heights Walmart. 35-year-old Allen Watson of Lynchburg faces grand larceny charges, and officials say he faces other outstanding warrants from Lynchburg.

News release: The Amherst County Sheriff’s Office has arrested Allen Matthew Watson, 35, of Lynchburg. Watson is charged with grand larceny for the theft of electronic items from the Madison Heights Walmart on 11/06/2017. Thanks to Crimestopper tips he was taken into custody on 11/07/2017 on this and other outstanding charges from Lynchburg without incident and transported to the Amherst Adult Detention Center.
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