Two Oceanfront Hotels Vandalized - Arrests Made

Sunday, February 14, 2021

Two local hotels recently endured substantial loss due to vandalism and theft after they were broken into during overnight hours, the cost of damage is extensive.

The Wyndham Virginia Beach Oceanfront located at 5700 Atlantic Ave. was broken into during the overnight hours on January 23rd. Multiple areas of the hotel were vandalized and approximately $1,500 of liquor was stolen as well as having $10,000 worth of damage done to the property.

On the evening of February 5th, the Delta Hotel by Marriot located at 2800 Shore Drive, a hotel that is under construction and nearing its grand opening, was broken into and sustained extensive damage throughout the hotel due to vandalism and theft. The damage is estimated to be in excess of $100,000.

As VBPD initiated their investigation, detectives quickly began receiving assistance from members of the community who provided information which demonstrated to be key in being able to identify and charge multiple suspects.

Detectives with the 2nd precinct property crime division made certain to conduct a comprehensive investigation, which led to the recovery of almost all the stolen items, to include numerous tools and equipment, kitchen instruments and 32 bottles of liquor.

19-year-old Tyler John Hines 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 involvement in the criminal activity that occurred at the Delta Hotel by Marriott.

18-year-old Bradley Marconi Meyers of Virginia Beach has been 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 involvement in the criminal activity that occurred at the Delta Hotel by Marriott.

A third suspect, a male teenaged juvenile was arrested and is facing charges for his involvement in the criminal activity that occurred at the Delta Hotel by Marriott.

Additional charges are pending for Bradley Meyers for his involvement in the criminal activity at the Wyndham Virginia Beach Oceanfront hotel.

We appreciate the community for reaching out to us and providing crucial information that made it possible for us to bring these cases to a quick resolve. The support and cooperation that we continually receive from our community are significant components that contribute to the safety of the City of Virginia Beach.