Guns and Tools the target of thieves

March 11, 2013

Frank Lewis

PDT Staff Writer

Thieves in West Portsmouth made several entries and took power tools and other items during those entries over the last several days.

Thieves hit a house on Crain Road, where they took two DeWalt cordless drills, valued at $125 each; a DeWalt cordless impact drill valued at $150, and a DeWalt Cordless Sawzall, valued at $125.

Thieves struct a residence on Sixth Street, where they made off with a cordless framing nail gun, valued at $350; a cordless angled finish nailer, valued at $350; a roofing nail gun, valued at $185; an 18 volt 1/2 inch cordless drill, valued at $150; a 1/2 inch loaded hammer drill, valued at $75; a lithium ion cordless impact drill, valued at $125; a pneumatic framing nail gun, valued at $185; a sawzall, valued at $100; a corded circular saw, valued at $100; an 18 volt cordless impact driver, valued at $185; a socket wrench, valued at $75, and a cartridge of fuel, valued at $60.

Tools were taken from a Carey’s Run residence on Saturday. Stolen were a DeWalt electric drill, valued at $100, and a Poulan Weed Shark, valued at $150. Also taken was a CD player, valued at $250.

When thieves hit Ninth Street, they took a Black and Decker drill, valued at $75; a Black and Decker corded drill, valued at $100, as well as a Zebco rod and reel, valued at $75, and children’s Zebco rod and reel, valued at $10.

On Friday, thieves hit a house on Houston Hollow Long Run Road in Portsmouth, where they took a stainless steel .22 semi-automatic rifle, valued at $200; a bolt action .22 caliber rifle with a Bushnell scope, valued at $350; a stainless steel semi-automatic pistol, valued at $500; air staplers, valued at $70; a trim gun, valued at $200; a nail gun, valued at $379; a 16-inch bar chainsaw, valued at $149; PlayStation-3 games, valued at $100; rolls of coil stock, valued at $150, and an iPhone 4 valued at $100.

Pills were taken at an entry on Private Road 4287 in Ironton. In that entry 84 Diazepam 10 milligram pills; 72 Percocet 5/325 milligram tablets; 72 Clonidine .1 milligram tablets; 48 Vasoterc 10 milligram tablets; 72 Zantac 150 milligram tablets; 56 Lasix 20 milligram pills and 56 20 milligram potassium tablets.

Frank Lewis may be reached at 740-353-3101, ext. 252, or at flewis@civitasmedia.com.