Police thwart burglary

Published 10:58 am Saturday, March 3, 2018

Two men and one woman are in custody for attempted burglary of the Bronco Federal Credit Union on 135 Stewart Drive early Friday morning. Capt. Tim Whitt, spokesman for the Franklin City Police Department, said that alert residents notified police at 3:37 a.m. of suspicious activity at the BFCU.

When the officer arrived, the suspects were gone, but a description of their vehicle was broadcast. That car was was seen and stopped in the area of Love’s Travel Center.

Whitt added that an officer on scene at Bronco noticed that the drive-through ATM had fresh tool marks and the door was damaged. On investigation, several burglary tools were located in the suspect vehicle. All three occupants were taken into custody.

Aaron Michael Fulton, 29, and Lucy Idelys Baez 32, both of Virginia Beach, and Eduardo Giron 33, of Norfolk, were all charged with attempted burglary, possession of burglary tools, conspiracy to commit a felony and destruction of property.

Fulton has additional charges of possession of marijuana and two counts of failure to appear in court in Virginia Beach.

All were remanded to Western Tidewater Regional Jail without bond.

Whitt said, “This is an excellent example of community involvement in working with police to make our city safer. We appreciate the citizens who assisted us on this event.”