It’s not just Virginia Beach. Every crime line in the region made the increase, effective Thursday.
VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. — Starting Thursday, the Virginia Beach Crime Solvers have increased their reward cap by $500 and they’re joined by the other crime lines in the region.
From robberies, to hit-and-runs, to homicides, Hampton Roads sees crime every day. Many of them, leaving families and police looking for answers.
If you know something about a recent crime or a case that has gone cold, there’s now a little more of an incentive to call in a tip.
Virginia Beach Crime Solvers Chair Mike Carey said they’ve increased the reward from $1,000 to $1,500.
“We felt like as violent crime has increased nationally, that we could do a small part by helping getting more tips in,” he said.
This reward increase isn’t just in Virginia Beach, it’s from all of the tip line agencies in the area, including Norfolk and Newport News.
Carey said …