Food, cash stolen from Brown’s

Main St Bridge / Browns
Brown's Restaurant and the West Main Street Bridge in downtown Luray as they appeared on Jan. 22, 2018 prior to the start of construction on the new bridge. (Photo ~ Town of Luray)

January 3, 1991 — Some $1,500 in food and change was stolen from Brown’s Chinese and American Restaurant in Luray sometime over the holidays, according to Luray Police Investigator R.D Strickler.

Strickler said the theft was reported Dec. 27 and occurred sometime between Dec. 26-27.

According to police, the building was totally secured and there were no broken windows or locks. A crowbar was found at the scene and has been shipped to the state laboratory in Fairfax for fingerprint analysis, Strickler said.

The crowbar was used to open a file cabinet from which $20 in change was taken. Strickler said that shrimp, steak and beef also were taken from the restaurant.

The theft is under investigation. 

~ From the public archives of the Page News and Courier


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