VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. - Virginia Beach police have charged two men in connection withtwo separate burglaries Monday.
Police arrested the first suspect, 39-year old Brandon Thatch,around 10:30 a.m. Monday in the 5300 block of Hitching PostCourt.
According to officials, witnesses in the area say that they sawa suspect putting on gloves and checking houses and doors in anattempt to enter.
After trying several doors, the witnesses say the suspect leftthe area only to return an hour later.
Officers in the area stopped Thatch. Police say he was wearinggloves and had a pry bar in his waist band. They also say theyfound other burglary tools in his vehicle.
Thatch is charged with five counts of attempted burglary, andpossession of burglary tools. He is being held without bond.
Later Monday afternoon, police arrested the second burglarysuspect, Aaron Tingen, in the 1200 block of Etworth Lane around1:00 p.m.
Officials say they received a 911 call concerning a burglary inprogress. A detective who handles burglary cases in the area was onhis way to the scene when he spotted the suspect.
According to police, Tingen was as a supect in a differentburglary case the detective was working, and had outstandingwarrants against him for failure to appear on a trespassingcharge.
The detective stopped and searched Tingen, and authorities say,found property from the initial burglary call.
Police say a second suspect allegedly working with Tingen hasbeen identified.
The home in question was previously burglarized on Nov. 20,2009, and officials say Tingen has been charged in both the Nov. 20and Dec. 14 indicents. He faces two counts of burglary and twocounts of grand larceny.
He is being held on a $35,000 secure bond.
A routine traffic stop in Chesapeake resulted in a three-city pursuit Friday morning.
Wet weather is expected to move into the area over the weekend, forcing some areas to cancel or change their holiday events.
Four vehicles were involved in a crash on Route 17 in Gloucester Friday morning.