Bedford County Sheriff's Office investigating several larcenies from boats near Smith Mountain Lake

Victims report their boats were docked or in lifts



The Bedford County Sheriff’s Office is investigating several larcenies from boats in the Waterwheel area of Smith Mountain Lake. 

The larcenies occurred between April 2017 and July 2017. 

The victims reported that their boats were either docked or in lifts when the larcenies occurred. 

Items stolen from the boats include electronic equipment such as depth/fish finders, sonar units and a large number of fishing poles and tackle boxes.

Anyone with information on these crimes can call the Bedford County Sheriff’s Office at 540-586-7827, the Central Virginia Crime Stoppers at 1-888-798-5900, or text 274637. 

Crime Stoppers callers remain anonymous and could receive a cash reward up to $1,000.00.