Two arrested for credit union burglaries in Suffolk
Suffolk, Va. – Two men have been arrested in connection to recent burglaries of the Metropolitan Church Federal Credit Union and the Northern Star Federal Credit Union.
The incident at the Metropolitan Church Federal Credit Union, located in the 100 block of County Street, occurred on February 8, 2014 and involved the theft of a safe which held an undisclosed amount of currency, police say.
The incident at the Northern Star Federal Credit Union, located in the 5800 block of Harbour View Boulevard, happened during the early morning hours of March 27, 2014 when suspects attempted to break in to the ATM machine. A burglary tool was left at the scene.
Police have arrested 21-year-old Devin Rashaun Hardy of Portsmouth, on two counts of Break and Enter with Intent to Commit Felony, two counts of Grand Larceny, two counts of Possession of Burglarious Tools, two counts of Destruction of Property, Burning Building While Committing Felony, Conspiracy to Commit Felony and Attempt to Commit Non-Capital Offense.
Police have also charged 22-year-old Tyreese D’Andrae Darden of Suffolk, related to the incident at the Metropolitan Church Federal Credit Union. He has been charged with Break and Enter with Intent to Commit Felony, Destruction of Property, Possession of Burglarious Tools, Conspiracy to Commit Felony and two counts of Grand Larceny.
Both suspects are currently being held at the Western Tidewater Regional Jail on a ‘no bond status’.
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