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Man wanted for multiple burglaries in Isle of Wight County

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Posted at 3:41 PM, Oct 01, 2014
and last updated 2014-10-01 15:41:10-04

Isle of Wight County, Va. – Authorities are searching for a man wanted for burglaries in Isle of Wight County.

Since September 18, 2014, there have been six burglaries in the Burwell’s Bay and Longview areas of Isle of Wight County. The burglaries occurred during the daytime hours, according to Sgt. Potter with the Isle of Wight County Sheriff’s Office.

A search warrant was issued for a home in the 5400 block of Old Stage Highway. Items reported stolen from four of the burglaries were recovered
during the execution of the search warrant, and a suspect was identified as 21-year-old Dawud Yusuf Ward. There were ten arrest warrants issued for Ward; one count of receiving stolen goods; four counts of breaking and entering with the intent to commit a felony; and five counts of grand larceny.

Ward has left the state of Virginia and is believed to be in New Jersey, officials say. The Isle of Wight County Sheriff’s Office is currently working with that jurisdiction to apprehend the suspect.

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