Police arrest man for stealing cars

Police arrest man for stealing cars
Deangelo Tywan Waller was arrested for stealing two vehicles / HCSO

Henry County Sheriff’s Office release:

On June 14, 2024, at approximately 09:08 am, the Martinsville/Henry County 911 Communications Center received a call about someone stealing a 2012 Blue Subaru Abreeza from the Family Dollar, located at 2540 Virginia Ave. Collinsville, Va.

The owner of the vehicle witness the incident and described the suspect as a black male with grey shorts, and blue shirt. At 9:18 am, another vehicle was reported stolen from 95 Printers Ln. in Collinsville, Va. The owner of the vehicle stated that he witness a black male with grey shorts and no shirt stealing his White 2010 Toyota Prius.

On the same day at approximately 9:44am, the Henry County Sheriff’s Office recovered the stolen 2012 Subaru Abreeza at the Collinsville Library located at 2540 Virginia Ave. Collinsville Va.

As deputies were recovering that vehicle, a worker at Auto Tech located at 1730 Virginia Ave. Collinsville, VA, reported that a black male wearing grey shorts parked a white Toyota Prius at this location and took off running across the street towards the Econo Lodge, located at 1755 Virginia Ave. Collinsville, Va. Deputies with the Henry County Sheriff’s Office responded to both locations.

The stolen 2010 Toyota Prius was located at Auto Tech and the suspect, Deangelo Tywan Waller, 42
years of age, 138 Elam Dr. Ridgeway, Va, was located hiding in a restricted area of the motel. He was
taken into custody without incident.

Deangelo Waller was charged with the following:

  • Virginia Code Section 18.2-95- Felony Grand Larceny
  • Virginia Code Section 18.2-95- Felony Grand Larceny

He is currently held in the Henry County Adult Detention Center without bail.

Henry County Sheriff’s Office extends its gratitude to the community for their cooperation and
vigilance in this case. This investigation is ongoing, and anyone having information regarding this
incident is asked to contact the Henry County Sheriff’s Office at 276-638-8751 or Crimestoppers at
63-CRIME (632-7463). The Crimestoppers Program offers rewards up to $2500.00 for information
related to a crime. The nature of the crime and the substance of the information determine the
amount of reward paid.