Campbell County man arrested after two cars were stolen in one day in Lynchburg

Police able to locate stolen Ford Expedition


LYNCHBURG, Va. – UPDATE: Lynchburg police arrested Thomas Jarrett Hill, 34, of Campbell County after two cars were stolen on Friday.

Lynchburg detectives and Campbell County deputies found the stolen Ford Expedition in the 200 block of Plantation Road.

Hill is charged with Auto Grand Larceny, Grand Larceny of a Firearm and Possession of a Firearm by a convicted felon.

Hill is being held at the Blue Ridge Regional Jail without bond.

ORIGINAL STORY: Lynchburg police are investigating after two cars were stolen in the city on Thursday.

At about 6:30 a.m., a victim reported his or her black 2017 Ford Explorer was stolen from Fredonia Avenue.

The Explorer has Virginia license plate number UXE-6768 and was found Friday at 9:30 a.m. in the 800 block of Greenfield Drive.

At about 4:30 p.m. Thursday, a different person reported having his or her silver 2017 Ford Expedition stolen from a parking lot in the Wards Crossing Shopping Center near Target.

The Expedition has Virginia license plate number 4C2484 and has a specialty tag designated as “Rescue Squad”. A firearm was also inside the vehicle at the time it was stolen, according to police.

Police obtained surveillance footage that shows a man exiting Target wearing an Under Armor shirt, shorts, sunglasses and cowboy boots.

Witnesses told authorities they saw the Expedition at both Police Tower Road in Appomattox and Briar Cliff Road in Campbell County between 5 p.m. and 6 p.m. Thursday.

These are active and ongoing investigations.

Anyone with further information related to these cases is asked to contact Detective C.T. Davis at 434-455-6166. 

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