PORTSMOUTH, Va. (WAVY) — A Portsmouth man recently released on bail after being connected to seven commercial burglaries is once again wanted after his fingerprints came back with a different name.
Earlier this month, police responded to reports of attempted burglaries at the Dollar General near the 1700 block of Effingham Street and the Family Dollar near the 1500 block of High Street.
Once they got to the Dollar General on Effingham, officers found and arrested 48-year-old “Shawntay Dudley” on two counts of attempted commercial burglary.
After further investigation, police say “Dudley” was also named as a person of interest in the commercial burglaries below:
- Dollar Delites on Towne Point Road (Feb. 26)
- Dollar General on Portsmouth Boulevard (Feb. 28)
- Family Dollar on High Street (March 1)
- Dollar General on Portsmouth Boulevard (March 5)
- Family Dollar on High Street (March 17)
After he was released from jail on bond however, police say his fingerprints came back with a different name.
Dudley, who was identified as 47-year-old Jason L. Vaughan, is once again being sought by police on additional charges of two counts of destruction of property, forgery, and giving false identification to police.
Those with information are encouraged to submit a tip via P3 tips or call the Crime Line at 1-888-LOCK-U-UP.