Lynchburg middle school teacher, coach faces 20 counts of burglary, petit larceny after police say he stole woman’s clothing from residence

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Kevin C. Conway is accused of stealing women’s clothing from a home in Lynchburg. Conway is a math teacher at Linkhorne Middle School. (Courtesy: Blue Ridge Regional Jail)

UPDATE 4:10 P.M.: Lynchburg City Schools confirmed to WFXR that the suspect accused of stealing women’s clothing from residences is a math teacher and cross country coach at Linkhorne Middle School.

Kevin Conway is on administrative leave pending the outcome of the police investigation.

The following note was sent to parents:

Dear parents and guardians of Linkhorne Middle School students,

Lynchburg City Schools became aware that a Linkhorne Middle School faculty member and coach has been charged by the Lynchburg Police Department with 11 counts of burglary and 9 counts of petit larceny.

The arrest is not in connection to any current or former Lynchburg City Schools student.

Mr. Kevin Conway, math teacher and cross country coach, was charged by the Lynchburg Police Department on Monday, July 27.  He has been placed on administrative leave pending the investigation.

If you have questions or concerns, contact the superintendent’s office at (434) 515-5070.

Lynchburg City Schools Letter to Parents

ORIGINAL STORY:
LYNCHBURG, Va. (WFXR) — A Lynchburg man faces multiple charges after a series of burglaries involving women’s clothing.

The Lynchburg Police Department says officers were dispatched to the 400 block of Three Creeks Court at 10:54 a.m. on Monday, July 27 for a report of a burglary in progress.

According to police, the victim returned home and found a man in her home. Investigators then determined the man broke into the residence several times to steal her clothing items, but also to sometimes return them, the department says. 

Authorities say 40-year-old Kevin C. Conway of Lynchburg faces charges for 11 counts of burglary and nine counts of petit larceny as a result of this investigation

If you believe you may have been a victim of a similar incident, call Detective Stevenson at (434) 455-6116 or Crime Stoppers at (888) 798-5900.

This incident is part of an ongoing investigation, police say.

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