Chesterfield home burglarized six times

By Evrod Cassimy – bio | email

CHESTERFIELD, VA (WWBT) -- A Chesterfield man tells us he's at his wit's end after his home was broken into not once or twice, but six times! Crooks have repeatedly hit his house in the 400 block of Marbleridge Road since June.

The man contacted our neighborhood crime watch, for help. He's done everything to secure his home but the crooks keep coming back. He's frustrated and doesn't know what else to do to protect his stuff.

"I went downstairs and noticed my safe was open," said burglary victim, Jordan Rodwell.

That was when he knew his Chesterfield County home was burglarized the first time. Thieves broke into his unlocked safe and stole cash and gold and silver coins from inside.

"I really didn't think about locking it before I left," said Rodwell.

That was a few months ago. Since then the burglars hit his home again, six times to be exact. This most recent time they went around back and stole a spare lawnmower and bike he kept locked up underneath his porch.

When asked how he feels now knowing that this has happened, Rodwell said, "Mad and violated and upset."

While his home has been broken into nearly six times within the past few months, neighbors tell us that this area is safe. Rodwell however is stepping up his home security.

"That's my home security system," he said. "I was just fed up you know? I thought I could keep my house from being broken into without an alarm system."

Rodwell has contacted Chesterfield Police every time he realized his home had been burglarized. He's frustrated that it keeps happening and at this point doesn't know what to do if it happens a seventh time.

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