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Auto Theft Unit
|Phone: 757-382-6251||Email: CPDCIS@CityofChesapeake.net|
|Address: 304 Albemarle Drive, Chesapeake, VA 23322|
|Desk Hours: Monday - Friday, 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM|
The Auto Theft Unit is responsible for the investigation of motor vehicle theft. These duties include conducting interviews and interrogations of potential suspects, witnesses, and crime victims. They are also responsible for maintaining accurate documentation of investigative notes as well as assisting the Commonwealth Attorney's Office in preparation for prosecution of cases. In addition, this unit handles the investigation of hit & run accidents and assists other area departments, as needed, regarding vehicles stolen elsewhere and recovered in Chesapeake. The Auto Theft detectives secure and serve warrants on any individual identified as the offender through the investigative process. As a part of the investigative process the detectives locate and recover stolen autos. In addition, the Auto Theft detectives work in collaboration with other jurisdictions to identify offenders.