ROCKINGHAM — Police are investigating at least seven larcenies reported within three days last week, including at a local church.
On June 21, an officer with the Rockinhgam Police Department responded to a call in reference to both a riding lawn mower and push mower being stolen from the shed of Rockingham Church of Christ on Wild Cherry Avenue.
That same day, a resident on Dogwood Lane reported multiple items stolen from his building:
- $1,000 in camping supplies
- Black & Decker power tool set
- Stereo system
- Trail camera
- Window unit air conditioner
- Shop light
On June 22, officers took a report on a vehicle broken into at Cathy’s Clippers on Fayetteville Road, citing that $10 in change and four blood pressure pills were stolen.
A resident on Short Street also reported that 42 ceramic tiles, a bank book and 10 checks had been stolen.
An alleged victim on Crescent Drive also reported that day that a check book had been stolen and four personal checks of $300 or more had been fraudulently written.
The next day, two Stihl chainsaws, an impact driver, flashlight and chain and lock were reported stolen from the back of a work truck.
An officer also took a report of a stolen iPhone 10 with case.
All reports were still listed as active.