UPDATE - Suspect Burglarizes Homes While the Residents Slept.

Friday, March 09, 2018

UPDATE: March 21, 2018 10:11 a.m.

Arrest Made – Detectives received numerous Crime Solvers tips after local news stations aired the below video.  Using those anonymous tips and information gleaned during their investigation, detectives were able to identify the suspect responsible for these cases as well as a burglary committed on October 30, 2017.  https://www.vbgov.com/news/pages/selected.aspx?release=3542&title=two+residential+burglaries+believed+to+be+connected

Drake Eric Hermann, 24, of the 1000 block of Tivoli Crescent, Virginia Beach.  Hermann has been charged with two counts of Burglary, Grand Larceny, Attempt to Commit Noncapital Offense, Credit Card Theft and Credit Card Fraud.  He is being held in the Virginia Beach Correctional Center without bond. 

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The three burglaries took place in the early morning hours of Tuesday, March 6, 2018 in the Holland Pines neighborhood.  Entrance was made via the unlocked attached garage doors.

Several items were taken during the burglaries to include the homeowner's identification cards and credit cards.


Anyone with information regarding this crime is encouraged to call Virginia Beach Crime Solvers at 1-888-LOCK-U-UP (1-888-562-5887).  You can also submit a tip via P3tips.com or by downloading the P3 Tips app available in Apple iTunes and Google Play Stores.   

Tipsters will remain anonymous and could be eligible for a cash reward up to $1,000 if their information leads to an arrest.​

MPO Tonya Pierce

Police Public Affairs Officer​​