Police: 3 arrests in connection with nearly $ 111,500 in damages for vandalism, theft in 2 hotels in Virginia Beach
VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. (WAVY) – Police said three people were arrested Sunday in two incidents of vandalism and theft at Virginia Beach hotels totaling nearly $ 111,500.
Virginia Beach Police have arrested Tyler John Hines, 19, and Bradley Marconi Meyers, 18, of Virginia Beach, along with a teenage boy.
Police said the Wyndham Virginia Beach Oceanfront at 5700 Atlantic Avenue was broken into overnight on January 23.
Several areas of the hotel were vandalized, causing approximately $ 10,000 in damage. In addition, approximately $ 1,500 worth of alcohol was reportedly stolen.
On February 5, the Delta by Marriot hotel at 2800 Shore Drive was broken into and suffered “significant damage” from vandalism and theft.
According to the police, the total damages are estimated at more than $ 100,000.
The Delta is under construction and is approaching its grand opening.
Hines was arrested for his involvement in the Delta Hotel by Marriott incident. He was charged with robbery, destruction of property, conspiracy to commit a crime, conspiracy to trespass and contributing to juvenile delinquency.
Meyers was arrested for his involvement in the Delta Hotel by Marriott incident. He was charged with robbery, destruction of property, conspiracy to commit a crime, conspiracy to trespass and contributing to juvenile delinquency.
Police said additional charges were pending against Meyers for his involvement in the incident at the Wyndham Virginia Beach Oceanfront hotel.
The young teenager was also arrested and faces charges for his involvement in the criminal activity that occurred at the Delta by Marriott hotel.
A statement released by Virginia Beach Police said:
“As the VBPD began its investigation, detectives quickly began to receive assistance from members of the community who provided information that proved essential in order to be able to identify and indict several suspects. Detectives with the 2sd The compound’s property crimes division ensured a thorough investigation, which resulted in almost all of the items stolen, including many tools and equipment, kitchen implements and 32 bottles of alcohol. were recovered. We appreciate the community for reaching out to us and providing us with crucial information that has enabled us to resolve these cases quickly. The continued support and cooperation we receive from our community is an important part of making the city of Virginia Beach safe. “