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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.