Numbers to call if you have information:
- Criminal Investigations Division at (540) 437-2640.
- Crime Solvers at 540-574-5050.
Harrisonburg Harrisonburg Police Department are looking into a string of burglaries along South Carlton Street. On October 15, 2013 officers responded to Little Caesars Pizza, Arby’s, El Rancho, and Dairy Queen which were each burglarized between the hours of 12:00 AM and approximately 5:30 AM.
Police believe two or more people were involved in the burglaries. They estimate the damages and items stolen amount to about $1,300.
Release from Department:
On October 15, 2013 officers from the Harrisonburg Police Department responded to four businesses on South Carlton Street for reports of commercial burglaries. Little Caesars Pizza, Arby’s, El Rancho, and Dairy Queen were each burglarized in this incident and it appears that the offenses took place between the hours of 12:00 AM and approximately 5:30 AM. The offender(s) forced entry into each of the businesses, committing property damage, and then stole items from inside.
In this string of burglaries, it appears that two or more individuals were likely involved in completing the offenses. While items of minor value were stolen from each business, a focus of the investigation is the property damage, which is estimated to total at least $1,300. HPD is currently processing evidence collected at the scenes, including surveillance recordings from the area. However, at the present time, photographs of the possible offender(s) are not available for release.
This is an active investigation and the Harrisonburg Police Department requests that anyone with information pertaining to the case contact the Criminal Investigations Division at (540) 437-2640.
Anyone with additional information, who wishes to remain anonymous, is asked to call Crime Solvers at 540-574-5050. Tipsters may also text “HPD” plus the tip to CRIMES (274637). Residents can also access information about crimes in the area at www.crimereports.com.