Police: Man who broke into Hill City Pharmacy arrested, charged

Branden James Singleton, 40, of Campbell County is charged with burglary, attempted burglary, and property damage (LPD)

LYNCHBURG, Va. (WSET) -- The Lynchburg Police Department said it's made an arrest in a burglary at a local pharmacy in Lynchburg.

Police said a suspect broke into the Hill City Pharmacy on Greenview Drive in March by breaking the front glass door around 2 a.m.

The suspect had his head covered and a visible and unique tattoo on his left hand that appears to have numbers or letters, which also expands up into the wrist area.

Police said, in conjunction with the Campbell County Sheriff's Office and Probation and Parole, the suspect was identified as Branden James Singleton, 40, of Campbell County.

Singleton was taken into custody without incident on Monday, April 2 and charged with burglary.

Through the investigation, police said officers were able to determine that he was also the suspect in an attempted burglary at Walgreens on Timberlake Road, also on March 17.

For that incident, police said he's been charged with attempted burglary and property damage.

He is being held at the Blue Ridge Regional Jail without bond.

Anyone with information regarding this incident is asked to contact Detective R.G. Miller at 434-455-6160 or call Crime Stoppers at 1-888-798-5900.

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