Man Arrested and Charged with Lynchburg, Bedford Burglaries

Lynchburg, VA - Police have arrested and charged a man in connection with a string of burglaries in Lynchburg and Bedford.During June and July, both Lynchburg and Bedford police investigated a number of night time burglaries at local businesses on Old Forest Road and Forest Road.Their investigations lead to the arrest of 41 year old Shawn Wesley Irby. Irby is charged with the following:Lynchburg:12 counts of Burglary10 counts of Grand Larceny1 count of Attempted Burglary Bedford:1 count of Burglary1 count of Grand Larceny 1 count of Possession of a Firearm by a Felon