Cops: Mom Breaks Into Nearly 30 Homes After Dropping Kids Off At School

HENRICO COUNTY, Va. (CBS Washington) – Henrico County authorities say a mother broke into nearly 30 homes after dropping her kids off at school.

Police have charged Melissa Addison, 36, from Chesterfield, with breaking into and stealing from homes.

According to a press release obtained by CBS Washington, Henrico police says these burglaries took place in the Varina area between Oct. 26 and Dec. 2.

According to the report, Addison would drop her children off to school each morning and then travel to Henrico to break into homes.

Addison was arrested last Monday with information received from Chesterfield police.

After her arrest, police say she confessed to 22 break-ins in Henrico County, three in Charles City County, and two in Chesterfield County.

  • jxnman

    Have to wonder if it was need or greed that motivated her?

    • Buddy P

      Does it make a difference?

    • misterwax

      most likely need to begin with, then she learned how easy it can be and it bacame more of greed (foolishness) too much too soon.

      • commenter

        Misterwax, you have no clue in the world what might have motivated this woman, so I have to wonder why you even left a comment, loneliness? need to jump into every conversation? know-it-all-ness?

      • parasitebob

        Lazydog, you have no clue in the world what might have motivated commenter, so I have to wonder why you even left a comment, loneliness? need to jump into every conversation? know-it-all-ness?

      • Lost

        XD u guys r awesome!

      • Tom Menino

        I have no idea why she did it or why others choose to post here or elsewhere on the internet. But I think it is safe to say that we can all agree we’d tap that in an instant.

      • rog

        commenter, Lazydoga and parasitebob, you all have no clue in the world what might have motivated commenter, so I have to wonder why you even left a comment, loneliness? need to jump into every conversation? know-it-all-ness?

      • Lazydog

        commenter, you have no clue in the world what might have motivated misterwax, so I have to wonder why you even left a comment, loneliness? need to jump into every conversation? know-it-all-ness?

      • Tom Menino

        I dunno, rog. I’m guessing commenter may have some idea what motivated commenter.

        (Isn’t the internet fun? I don’t get it when people say it is a quagmire of idiots arguing over nothing. They clearly haven’t been a part of riveting exchanges like this one).

      • Bob S

        Tom Menino…
        I would definitely tap that!
        Mommy got a pearl necklace from Santa Bob!

    • Koblog

      First you have to explain why, in a random world that came about by Darwinian accident, what she did is considered “wrong.” We’re just evolved slime. Nothing more.

      We are just molecules in motion with no overriding moral limitations, whatever “morality” is. Who is anyone to say something can be “owned” by someone such that it’s “wrong” for someone else to take it?

      If it feels good, do it, right? There should be no consequence to any action. It is truly futile to ask “why” someone did it. They just did it.

      That’s how we want it. That’s how OWS wants it. That’s how Obama wants it.

      • Tee

        I guess you’ve never seen a lion after another lion steals his antelope carcass.

        Mammals get pretty angry when you take their stuff.

    • Jack Akers

      She doesn’t look too bad. I’d give her 20 bucks.

    • MindLoop

      parasitebob, you have no clue in the world what might have motivated commenter, so I have to wonder why you even left a comment, loneliness? need to jump into every conversation? know-it-all-ness?

    • Spanky

      She was inspired by the Occupy Wall Street movement.

      • Snitch-in-Time

        She was merely acting as a “Freelance Socialist”. She was arrested because she tried to cut the government middleman out of its rightful portion of the loot. Eventually all economic systems move toward “cutting out the middleman” so a socialist system will do the same thing. Welcome to the left wing cleptocracy.

      • Richard

        More like she was inspired by the cleptocrats occupying the House, Senate, and White House. “The last act of any government is the looting of the treasury” – G. Washington.

  • Mookie

    If she needed cash, she could have worked what she had and made some quick cash on the sly.

  • buz

    clearly she was christmas shopping…give the lady a break. the lines at welfare are just too long.

    • meesha4

      After working 13 hours at my age (56), I came home and watched Judge Judy. Saw an installment where an MORON got $70,000 in “music” education from the TAXPAYERS, got RENT STIPENDS FROM THE TAXPAYERS, got FOOD STAMPS FROM THE TAXPAYERS, and here is his defense about NOT paying rent, utilities, etc.:
      “im da man.”
      B.O. voter. When these PRIVATE-SECTOR TAXPAYER-FUNDED TIT-SUCKERS have their FREEBEES run dry, Rodney King riots will be a drop in the bucket. I remember the Newark, New Jersey housing projects BURNED DOWN by those that got freebees. Those that get FREEBEES have no respect for what they are GIVEN. It is going to be amusing to see the 47% percent of this country lose their GIMMES. Those of us that ACTUALLY got an education and have worked for DECADES, were smart enough to save our money and take care of our families will be MUCH BETTER OFF than the B.O. tit-suckers.

  • German Guy

    Nobody in the western world NEEDS to steal. There are always other options, including the dole.

    • John S

      She’s a white woman. Unless she is married to or living with a non white. She’s not going to be able to get on the dole in the US.

  • Chuck B.

    Shes’s White,She can’t get WELFARE

    • Derrick E. Perry

      your have problems… 75% of people on welfare are WHITE… look it up.

      • wg

        Blacks comprise only 12 percent of the nation, but, according to the above figures, they comprise 37 percent of the welfare rolls. This should not be surprising; in 1994, blacks had a poverty rate of 33 percent. We should not, of course, think it unusual to find poor people on welfare. Consequently, discussions of race and welfare must turn on different issues.

        The most prevalent question is why there are so many blacks in poverty. Liberals argue that it is the result of continuing racism and discrimination, especially at hiring time. Conservatives have argued a variety of other causes: moral shortcomings, poor work ethic, even intellectual inferiority. Another important question is whether welfare causes poverty.

      • Tee

        Where’s the evidence that she’s poor? Maybe she was stealing stuff because she didn’t want to buy it, or because she was selling people’s stuff for ready cash. She could be a druggie, or she could be like a lot of shoplifters, who can actually afford the stuff they take but would rather not pay.

      • debz

        thats not true 39 percent are white 38 are black and 17 are hispanic.

    • Steve

      Sorry, only white men can’t get help from the government. Even my State website says woman and minorities ONLY.

  • Harry Slikker

    She looks prison ready.

    • White Cracker

      Look what democrat’s have done to all the heavily democratic areas? Detroit, New Orleans, Memphis, etc…. Ruined commuitys by paying people to do nothing but make babies!

  • Phil Ridge

    Meth head

    • Joyce

      that what I think! She’s a drugy!

  • Boots

    She looks to good to be a meth addict, sure is odd that she would do that though.

    To bad the Obama economy has made people so desperate.

  • Dan Spot

    I’m confused as to why Drudge linked to a crime story where the perpetrator is not black. Is this some weird Michael Jackson skin thing?

    • George Johnson

      I know, it’s hard to believe, but white people commit crime too. I know, it’s insane. Not man, but a few do. Now if it were like 70% of the white population doing it, you’d read about it more.
      it’s a numbers thing.

    • jack

      It wouldn’t be right if Drudge links only led to stories about Obama. There are other law breakers out there.

    • Spot oFF Dan

      No, this is an obvious case of mistaken identify. Police probably picked her up based on MSM description, hiding the race of the accused. This lady just happened to fit the description – Female, 5’5″, between the ages of 30-45.

      All races commit crimes, some more than others. – Just the facts

    • george

      You sound disappointed. Maybe you overestimated Drudge’s conservative leanings.

    • Derrick E. Perry

      hmmm… do you think Drudge is as racist as YOU are…

    • doc

      That’s why it’s news stupid, it’s not a black.

  • ace

    What did they think she should do, take her kids with her when robbed the homes? Geeezz.

    • Buster Kenny

      Good call, Ace.

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  • Buford

    And, if she broke into a house with the owner armed and ready the headlines would be a bit different. Another LOSER who didn’t think about the consequences-lucky this time.

    • matt2717

      Except the lame stream media would spin it as “Greedy, vicious gun nut shoots defenseless woman trying to feed her children.”

  • Gordon Corey

    Cocaine’s a helluva drug.

  • walter12

    If this woman did this sort of thing in Montana, she may well have been shot dead by a homeowner. We do not like thieves, no matter who they are.

  • victor

    either she was white so she didn`t qualify for welfare or is just plane white trash, or her Black boyfriend got tired of her

    • Rex

      @ victor. It’s plain as in, you are a plain f***ing white bigot. Not plane, you illiterate!

  • Joe

    Wigger job training

  • lou

    Take her children away from her permanently. Put them up for adoption!!!! This “thing” belongs in a cage. White Trailer Park trash!!

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  • JV

    Nice comments losers. The woman could need money for food, rent gas, who knows. In a world where the Chicago Jesus and his disciples rule the country,, times are tough for everyone.

    • carlb

      i am surprised she has not been to a white house dinner she fits the profile of the people working there now.

      • matt2717

        Not really—to work at the Obama White House, you have to have stolen or evaded paying BILLIONS…knocking over a few cribs wouldn’t do it.

    • Ed Miller

      No excuse.

    • Georgiasaraann

      JV, what if she has stolen from people who also needed their money and property? What if she broke into an elderly person’s home and scared them to death? Her defense attorney will pick jurists like you. They type that if they come up with a good sob story, you will let the woman off and tell her you are so sorry she got arrested. What if she were a man breaking into homes? Would you also let him off? She had the means to travel so she was not hurting too bad. She’s pretty. She’ll get off. Then she can date a loser like you.

    • Frank

      Its easy to sympathize only because its not your home that’s being broken into.

  • carlb

    well it never mentioned what she went after. clothes food electronics. cant take them to a pawnshop cops have that cased using thumb prints. cant sell on ebay the people would notice the selling. i am sure though that alot of the stuff sold on ebay is coming from people like this lady. its cheap and discrete. i have bought things like dvds that are clearly pirated material. i saw a item from some sales mag that was selling a copier that could pirate 5 dvds at a time. to bad for the kids but she needs a few years working in the laundry room.

  • Randy4

    Obviously a little too much time on her hands, though she does fit the profile being touted by the Obama administration…………take what you want from those who have more, or less, whatever.

  • Home Invaders

    Hey, everyone needs a hobby.

    Would you prefer that she take the kiddies breaking and entering with her next time?

    That would be an education of sorts…

  • mike

    She’s cute. She could break in my house anytime.

  • LarryG

    There could be several factors involved in her motivation to steal and none of you could possibly knowwhat they are. All you do is chatter and harp and make noise to make sure you’re still alive. I’m certain your lives are tainted with problems that need attention and I suggest you get on it. While you’re at it, turn off the Simpsons or whatever kind of Neanderthal viewing you gravitate toward. Dismal pack of jackals.

    • Georgiasaraann

      And what factors would that be? What is a conservative? A former liberal who has been mugged.

  • malcom

    well if she acts like she is from the ghetto then put her in jail with the real people from the ghetto. She is an embarassment to her race.

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