Police charge man in thefts from vehicles

Published 10:54 pm Tuesday, August 22, 2017

Suffolk police arrested a Portsmouth man early Tuesday and charged him with four charges related to thefts from vehicles.


A concerned citizen called Emergency Communications about 3:22 a.m., saying they had seen three individuals tampering with a neighbor’s vehicle in the 2100 block of Redgate Drive, in the Graystone Reserves neighborhood, according to a city press release.

Officers responded and were able to locate two subjects matching the descriptions provided, the press release stated.

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Following their preliminary investigation, Khalia Mohammed David, 22, was charged with grand larceny, two counts of tampering with a motor vehicle, and possession of burglary tools.

The investigation remains ongoing, and additional charges may be placed and arrests made, the press release stated.