Two arrested for stealing from construction site in Carrollton

Posted at 12:00 PM, Sep 07, 2016
and last updated 2016-09-07 12:00:56-04

ISLE OF WIGHT COUNTY, Va. – Two people have been arrested in Carrollton after admitting to stealing items from a construction site.

The Isle of Wight County Sheriff’s Office had received several reports of larcenies from the construction site for a new apartment complex at the intersection of Carrollton Boulevard and Smiths Neck Road.

In the early morning hours of September 6, deputies spotted a vehicle attempting to leave the site. The vehicle, a white Ford F-150, was loaded down with construction material and tools.

Deputies stopped the vehicle and questioned the occupants, who first gave multiple reasons for being at the site before admitting to stealing items.

They were identified as 414-year-old Lamonty Lewis and 43-year-old Sonya Weedon.

(Left: Lamonty Lewis | Right: Sonya Weedon)

(Left: Lamonty Lewis | Right: Sonya Weedon)

Lewis was charged with Grand larceny and trespassing as well as several other charges related to traffic and vehicle infractions. He was transported to Western Tidewater Regional jail with a $2500.00 bond.

Weedon was charged with Conspiracy to commit Grand Larceny and was processed on a $2000.00 bond and released. Lewis’s truck was also impounded and will be subject to forfeiture.