WOODSTOCK — Two Shenandoah County gentlemen experience many expenses relevant to thieving copper and about $20,000 in residence damage in New Current market.
Jakob Harpine, 21, of the 200 block of White Mill Highway in New Current market, is charged with two counts every single of grand larceny, stolen residence valued at extra than $1,000 with intent to offer, moving into a residence to commit an offense, destruction of house, possession of burglary equipment, conspiracy to commit larceny of goods extra than $1,000 and getting into a residence to dedicate destruction.
Donald Mace, 36, of the 100 block of Beaver Street in Basye, is charged with conspiracy to dedicate larceny of more than $1,000, grand larceny, possession of theft instruments, stolen property valued at a lot more than $1,000 with the intent to offer, destruction of assets, getting into a structure to dedicate an offense and moving into a assets to commit destruction.
The New Industry Law enforcement Section responded to various phone calls involving March 30 and April 1 regarding larceny, assets destruction and breaking and entering at a physician’s place of work at 9137 N. Congress St. and at Tache Property Vogue at 214 E. Old Cross Highway in New Market place.
At Tache Property Vogue, copper and aluminum wire, merchandise, bedding and carpet have been stolen, a legal grievance states. Moreover, the grievance states that about $20,000 in damage was designed to the building’s electrical source, which include multiple HVAC models on the roof. Several equipment including pry bars, bolt cutters, a saw and lighters were being left at the rear of.
At the physician’s business office, copper wire and about $20,000 value of problems was produced to the building’s electrical source, the grievance states.
New Industry Police Main Chris Rinker stated by e mail Thursday that Harpine was identified as a suspect as a result of the program of an investigation.
Harpine voluntarily fulfilled with New Marketplace law enforcement officers and advised them he entered Tache Dwelling Fashion at minimum six times and the physician’s workplace at the very least 4 occasions, thieving wire from both of those sites, the complaint states.
Harpine mentioned Mace joined him a couple moments at Tache Residence Fashion, and they, together with others, would have all-around equipment to lower the wire and test them to see if they were electrified.
A look for of Harpine’s residence observed a e book bag containing resources dependable with wire chopping as effectively as equipment that matched those still left at Tache Home Manner.
Police searched a auto that belonged to Mace and on Harpine’s house and identified a power software matching instruments that have been remaining at Tache Household Fashion, wire cutters and insulation regular with what was in the creating, the criticism states. A established of blue pillowcases from Tache Household Trend were being in the entrance yard.
The copper was taken to a scrap lawn in Harrisonburg for dollars, Harpine instructed police.
Harpine said he had stolen other objects from around New Current market, the grievance states. Individuals situations ended up nonetheless becoming investigated, the grievance states.
Harpine is thanks in Shenandoah County Common District Courtroom on May possibly 6. Mace is because of in the same court on June 10.
Mace is due in court docket on June 3 for an animal cruelty demand in which he allegedly shot and killed a dog that bit a visitor in response to finding stunned by a shock collar, in accordance to reports with the Shenandoah County Sheriff’s Office.
Harpine and Mace are becoming held at the Rappahannock-Shenandoah-Warren Regional Jail with out bond.