Officers seek public’s help in solving crimes

May. 08, 2014 @ 04:52 PM

An armed robbery, a larceny and two instances of property damage are the Henderson-Vance Crime Stoppers Crimes of the Month — and your help is needed to solve them.

At 12:45 p.m. April 21, members of the Henderson Police Department responded to 224 Lincoln St. in response to an armed robbery report. Upon arrival, officers talked to Eddie Davis of 126 Elizabeth St. Davis stated that four black males with guns wearing dark clothing demanded money, phone and the keys to his vehicle.

A1 11:14 a.m. April 24, Vance County deputies were dispatched to a report of property damage at the Solar Farm on Martin Creek Road. Upon arrival, deputies talked to David McCollum, who stated that sometime during the night someone had damaged several solar panels the property of Solar Strata and D&S Construction.

At 10:30 a.m. April 29, deputies with the Vance County Sheriff’s Office was dispatched to property damage to Solar Farm on Martin Creek Road. Upon arrival, deputies talked to David McCollum who stated that sometime during the night someone had damaged several solar panels and two John Deere excavators on the property of Solar Strata and D&S Construction.

At about 9:40 a.m. April 24, m. members of the Henderson Police Department received a call about a breaking and entering and larceny at 103 Sunset Circle. Upon arrival, officers spoke to Ella Bumgarner, who stated that someone entered her home and removed a large amount of jewelry items.

Crime Stoppers will pay rewards up to $2,000 for information leading to the arrest of persons responsible for this and other criminal offenses.

Information is kept confidential and callers do not have to give their names. Anonymous tips can be left at (252) 492-1925 or www.crimestoppers.com.