On February 5, 2021, Officer Cedric L. Macklin of Lawrenceville Police Department, responded to 310 W. Fifth Ave. in Lawrenceville, Virginia for a stolen vehicle, while speaking to the victim Officer Macklin was told a 2019 Chevrolet Suburban and a Continental trailer had been stolen. Investigation revealed Leslie Nicole Hovey, 40, of Lawrenceville had taken the victims vehicle and trailer. Officer Macklin secured a felony warrant for unauthorized use of a vehicle for Hovey.

The Southampton County Sheriff’s Office contacted Officer Macklin stating the vehicle had been recovered in their jurisdiction and all contents were with the trailer.

As a result of the investigation a felony warrant for Unauthorized use of a Vehicle is currently on file for Hovey.

If anyone knows of Hovey’s location, please contact Lawrenceville Police Department at (434) 848-2020.