A Staunton, Virginia, man has pleaded guilty to a variety of theft charges. The man, 21, entered his plea to two counts of grand larceny, as well as a count of credit-card theft and another of selling stolen property. Under Virginia law, he could have received as long as six months in jail, but the judge gave him credit for time served.
Two men convicted as part of a Virginia theft ring are the latest and final people to have been sentenced for their role in a string of burglaries at a variety of businesses and residences.
The former head of a Virginia transit system has pleaded guilty to federal charges of stealing government funds, though he disputes the amount the government claims he misused.
A Virginia woman has been taken into custody nearly two years after her marriage. She is accused of grand larceny and fraud after she allegedly duped friends and strangers into paying for her wedding.
Authorities said they have broken up a theft ring that is believed to have stolen millions of dollars in jewelry from traveling salespeople working in Northern Virginia and elsewhere.
A pivotal member of the George Mason University's basketball team has been arrested and charged with credit card larceny and fraud. The criminal charges against the Patriots' senior guard forced his suspension from the school's team less than a month before regular team practice sessions are set to begin.
Auto theft, burglary and larceny are among the charges waiting to be filed against a 22-year-old man believed to be the so-called "Bentley Bandit." The suspect was hunted, arrested and jailed in Louisiana in dramatic fashion after two police pursuits. The "Bentley Bandit," so titled for his spree of stealing cars of the Bentley brand, is wanted by police in at least seven states including Maryland and Virginia.