Unsolved Crimes

 

If you have any information concerning the following crimes, please contact the case agent or call our office.

 

 

Case #2010-007121

 

On July 20, 2010 in the afternoon hours, the Mecklenburg County Sheriff’s Office was dispatched to Poodle Lane in the Buffalo Junction area. Upon arrival the occupants of the residence approached the responding deputy informing him that they found some skeletal remains on the beach area. The responding deputy secured the scene and contacted the Criminal Investigative Division of the Mecklenburg County Sheriff’s Office. The scene was processed by photography, recording the location of the bones, recovery and search for any additional evidence. The local medical examiner was called according to our protocol and assisted in the recovery of each bone by identification of the Anatomy.
On July 21, 2010 each bone was repackaged and photographed. Upon closely examining the skull it appeared to have a reddish or brownish hair attached to the skull. On July 22, 2010 the skeletal remains were carried to the Medical Examiner’s Office in Richmond. The reconstruction of the bones was completed and missing bones were documented. An anthropologist was called by the medical examiner’s office and asked to view the bones for determination of the approximation of gender, race, and age. Also to estimate the length of time in the water along with a how long this person could be deceased. It was later suggested by the local anthropologist that the skeletal remains could have been submerged or in water as long as 9 years and it would have been a white male. The manner of death is declared as undetermined.
On August 20, 2010 the Mecklenburg County Sheriff’s Office Dive Team was conducting training in the area of the recovery in the water. While doing this training they recovered another femoral bone in the water. This was also documented and carried to the medical examiner’s office to be examined and placed with the skeletal remains.
Since that time both femoral bones have been boiled and DNA recovered for analysis. These findings have been entered into the Virginia and National Data Bank for Missing People. Several phone calls and leads have come from local, adjourning agencies as well as agencies as far as New York. All leads have been followed up on, however, inconclusive at this time.

Anyone having information about this incident is urged to contact the case agent:

 

Investigator Chris Whittemore
888.624.2207 ext.4415 or 434.210.2257
cwhittemore@mcsova.us

 

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Case #2010-005114

 

On May 28, 2010, deputies were dispatched to 1550 Marengo Road, LaCrosse where they were advised by the owner that sometime during the night of May 27th, someone had broken into two of his sheds.
The following items were reported as missing:
 
1 - 2006 Honda Rancher 4 wheeler, red
1 - Hazelwood Utility Trailer 5x10 VA License # 66398TR
      black w/ silver rims
1 - Stihl Chain saw bow blade, orange
1 - Speed Clean 2000 PSI Pressure Washer
1 - Homelite 18" Chain saw bar, red
12 qts. - Castrol SAE 30 Motor Oil
1 - 2001 Yamaha Motorcycle w/ Hot Wheel Graphics # 46
      blue w/ black rims - YZ125
1 - 2007 Honda CRF150 Motorcycle #542 graphics, red
1 - 2001 Honda XR80 Motorcycle #46 graphics, red
1 - 2000 Kawasaki KX80 Motorcycle #419 graphics, green
1 - 2006 KTM 250 Motorcycle, orange
1 - 21" Motorcycle wheel w/ tire, black rim
3 - Moose Tie down straps, black, red, neon
  
On 07/07/10, deputies were again dispatched to this address where the owner advised that his shed had been broken into a second time and that 2 dirt bikes were missing.
 
1 - 2008 Honda CRF250 Dirt bike, red in color
1 - 2006 Suzuki RNZ250 Dirt bike, yellow in color
 
Anyone having information about this incident is urged to contact the case agent (s):

Investigator Chris Whittemore
888.624.2207 ext.4415 or 434.210.2257
cwhittemore@mcsova.us
                       or
Investigator Mark Claiborne
888.624.2207 ext.4466 or 434.210.2211
mclaiborne@mcsova.us

 

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Case #2009-011738  

 

The Mecklenburg County Sheriff’s Office is investigating an unidentified body that was discovered floating in Kerr Lake near Crescent Lane, Clarksville, VA on Saturday, November 21, 2009. This investigation is being handled as a homicide.
The body is that of a white male, possibly between the ages of 35 to 50. The victim was wearing blue jeans, a canvas belt and a pair of black Nike tennis shoes. No identification was found on the body.
There is a tattoo on his right shoulder of a Doberman pinscher’s head with the word “CAPONE” and the date 2-14-92 tattooed under the dog’s head.
The body was sent to the Medical Examiner’s Office, in Richmond, for autopsy and identification.
The incident is still under investigation. 

Anyone having information about this incident is urged to contact the case agent:
 

Lt. Terry Edmonds
888.624.2207 ext. 4410 or 434.210.2209
tedmonds@mcsova.us

 

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Case #2001-0915128

 

On 09/15/2001 Mecklenburg County Sheriff’s Office received a call to respond to the Eastland Creek Boat Launch in reference to the discovery of a baby in the outdoor bathroom. The scene was secured and processed with the recovery of the baby from bathroom and the body was sent to the Office of Chief Medical Examiners office in Richmond, VA. for an autopsy.
 
Mecklenburg County Sheriffs Office has investigated numerous leads in this investigation with no success. This is an ongoing active investigation and we need the help of the public to help in identifying the baby and bring to justice the person responsible for putting this baby in a toilet.
 
Anyone having information about this incident is urged to contact the case agent:

 

Lt. Terry Edmonds
888.624.2207 ext. 4410 or 434.210.2209
tedmonds@mcsova.us

 

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On March 6, 1993, the Mecklenburg County Sheriff’s Office was dispatched to a dumpster area on Hall Road, south of Lacrosse Elementary School to investigate the death of an infant.  County landfill employees had found a body of a female infant underneath an old box spring while picking up trash at the dumpster.
The body of the infant was sent to the Chief Medical Examiner’s Office, Richmond, VA for an autopsy.  Cause of death was found to be blunt head trauma and the abandonment of a full term infant. The Medical Examiner’s Office ruled this death as a homicide.
Numerous tips have been received in eighteen years in reference to this case. 
 
Anyone having information about this incident is urged to contact the case agent:
 

Lt. Terry Edmonds
888.624.2207 ext. 4410 or 434.210.2209
tedmonds@mcsova.us

 

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 As always, you can also contact The Mecklenburg Crimesolvers
 @ 877.676.8477 with any information concerning any crimes. You could receive up to $1,000.00 in reward money. You will not have to give your name or appear in court to receive this reward.
  
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