VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. - Two local hotels recently endured extensive damage and loss after they were broken into overnight.
According to officials, the Wyndham Virginia Beach Oceanfront located at 5700 Atlantic Ave. was broken into overnight on January 23. Multiple areas of the hotel were vandalized and approximately $1,500 of liquor was stolen and approximately $10,000 worth of damage, police say.
On February 5, police say the Delta Hotel by Marriot located at 2800 Shore Drive was broken into and sustained extensive damage throughout the hotel due to vandalism and theft. Police say the damage is estimated to be in excess of $100,000. The hotel was still under construction and was about to have its grand opening.
The investigation led to almost all the stolen items, including numerous tools and equipment, kitchen instruments and 32 bottles of liquor to have been recovered.
19-year-old Tyler John Hines and 18-year-old Bradley Marconi Meyers of Virginia Beach was arrested and charged with grand larceny, destruction of property, conspiracy to commit a felony, conspiring to trespass and contributing to the delinquency of a minor for his alleged involvement at the Delta Hotel by Marriott.
A third suspect, a teenage male was arrested and he is facing charges for his alleged involvement for the incident at the Delta Hotel by Marriott.
Police say additional charges are also pending for Meyers for the Wyndham Virginia Beach Oceanfront hotel incident.