NORFOLK, Va. – The Norfolk Police Department made an arrest Wednesday for a series of larcenies in the city.
48-year-old William C. Broughton was arrested for his alleged involvement in the larcenies.
Police believe Broughton blends in with the visitors and employees of several facilities to steal their personal belongings, such as wallets and purses.
They say he then uses the stolen cash and credit cards to make purchases.
Larcenies have happened at the following facilities since the beginning of December 2019:
- Eastern Virginia Medical School
- Tidewater Community College
- Sentara Norfolk General Hospital
- Sentara Leigh Hospital
- Lake Taylor Hospital
- DePaul Hospital
- Tobacco Inn
Broughton was wanted for six felony charges, including Credit Card Theft, Credit Card Forgery and Credit Card Fraud.