Leesburg Police responded to more than 4,600 calls for service in July
Some of the more notable incidents included the location of twin 3-year-old girls at 700 Fieldstone Drive, Leesburg. The girls, according to the report, let themselves out of their apartment and walked to the 7-Eleven without their mother's knowledge. The mother was reunited with the girls within minutes of their departure.
Seven vehicles in the 100 block of Meadows Lane NE were scratched and/or spray-painted; there were 13 occurrences of theft from unlocked vehicles; 21 reports of shoplifting resulting in $2,749 in stolen items ($2,556 was recovered).
Police executed a search warrant at a home on Halifax Street SE that yielded three felony arrests. Charges included two counts of child neglect, five counts of possession with intent to distribute schedule I and schedule 11 narcotics and conspiracy to sell narcotics. The individuals arrested were not named in the report.
Preliminary data says police responded to calls for one rape, two burglaries, 96 larcenies, one auto theft, 38 simple assaults, 38 destruction of property incidents, 11 DUIs, 16 DIPs, 54 narcotics arrests, 8 liquor law violations, two sexual assaults, three weapons violations, one disorderly conduct incident and five runaways.
In a year-to-date report, the intersection of East Market Street and Battlefield Parkway ranked No. 1 as the top crash location with 17 crashes.
– Crystal Owens
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