(PLO)- Thieves choose big and well-off houses to break into on weekends to steal money, gold, and foreign wine.
On March 29, the police of Lien Chieu district, Da Nang city had just arrested Nguyen Van Long (34 years old, a native of Hanoi) for property theft.
Suspect Nguyen Van Long re-experienced the scene. Photo: HH
According to the police, since Tet, in Lien Chieu district, there has been a situation where tall and beautiful buildings are often broken into and stolen at night, but often on three weekends. The stolen property is mainly cash, gold, foreign wine…
When investigating the scene, the investigative agency determined that thieves often broke in by prying open emergency exits and ventilation doors. There were two burglaries, the thief broke the safe of the owner to take the property inside.
Through assessing the traces left at the scene, the detectives assessed the thief very professionally. In addition to the traces of breaking and breaking, almost no traces of ridges were captured. The thefts have similar tricks so scouts suspect that only one person is responsible.
When setting up a special case, checking the local suspects, they could not be detected, so they suspected that the thief was not a local.
Continuing to analyze, the scouts discovered that there was a person who took a bus from Hue to Da Nang every weekend and stayed at hotels and motels in the area of Da Nang Central Bus Station, leaving at the beginning of the week. Go.
During his stay in Da Nang, this person rented a motorbike to go everywhere but did not go to a tourist destination, did not go to a relative’s house or a specific address. This suspect stayed at many different motels and gave a false name but did not present his identification with the reason that he had lost his documents, only staying for a few hours. The length of stay at the motels is also very short and not fixed.
The scouts found that this person lived in a rented house in Hue City, had a previous conviction for property theft, and had just been released from prison in 2022. In the process of tracking, the scouts faced many difficulties because the suspect was very smart. en, always be on guard. When entering Da Nang, the suspect stayed at this motel but rented a car from another motel to travel.
Before committing the crime, the suspect left the car in a place far from the house of the “prey” and then walked around different intersections to approach and take action.
After understanding the operation rules of the suspect and the evidence, on March 29, the scouts planned to dress up and make an emergency arrest when Nguyen Van Long was on his way to consume the stolen property.
At the time of the arrest, the police seized many exhibits such as a gold chain, 20 million dong in cash, and eight bottles of foreign wine. This is the property that this suspect stole at a house on Phu Loc 10, Thanh Khe Tay ward, Thanh Khe district, Da Nang city.
Long said, within just over a month, he broke into five houses to steal property with a total value of about 1 billion VND. He only breaks into a house that is big and beautiful because there will be many valuable properties inside. At the same time, thefts are only carried out on weekends because the homeowner goes to his hometown to visit relatives or go on a trip, no one is watching.
The bottles of foreign wine are evidence of the case. Photo: HH
After researching to find “prey”, Long bought tools including force cutting pliers, chisels (syrup) and hammers. All tools on Long put in a backpack to carry. After each crime, Long throws all these tools away.
The money obtained from stealing Long is for personal use and used for online gambling.
In particular, every time he broke into a thief, he often observed to get foreign wine from the homeowner.
On weekdays when there is alcohol, Long calls the girls to “call” to drink with them.
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