One adult, two juveniles charged with attempted burglary of New Towne Road residence

Markeem Dance (LPD photo)

Lynchburg Police say one adult and two juveniles are charged with that attempted Monday break-in to a home on New Towne Road. Police say 18-year-old Markeem Dance faces breaking and entering charges as do the two juveniles, ages 16 and 14. Officials say the case remains “very active and ongoing”.

From Lynchburg Police: On June 4, 2018, at 12:00 pm, the Lynchburg Police Department responded to a burglary in the 100 block of New Towne Road. It was reported that five suspects wearing dark clothing were attempting to kick in the front door of a residence. Officers responded to the scene and during their investigation they encountered the suspects who then took off running in the area of Millstone Road. A perimeter was set up and officers were able to locate three of the five suspects. Three arrests were made as a result of the cooperative efforts of K9 units, Patrol, and CID personnel:

Markeem Devante Dance, an 18 year old male resident of Lynchburg, was charged with: Breaking and Entering with intent to commit a felony, Contributing to the Delinquency of a Minor (2 counts).
A 16 year old juvenile male resident of Lynchburg was charged with: Breaking and Entering with intent to commit a felony
A 14 year old juvenile male resident of Lynchburg is also being charged with: Breaking and Entering with intent to commit a felony
This case is still very active and ongoing. Anyone with information regarding this crime — be it witnessing individuals leaving the area, or anything you believe to be pertinent to this case —
is asked to contact Detective J. D. Tucker at (434) 455-6116 or call Crime Stoppers.

 

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