According to Major Todd Godwin, on Wednesday, April 6 at approximately 7:30 a.m., the Accomack County Sheriffs Office received a report regarding a breaking & entering at the Keller Post Office. Taken from the post office was an undisclosed amount of property and damage was also reported as a result of the burglary.
Major Godwin stated that Accomack County Investigators processed the scene of the crime and further investigation led to the identification and arrest of several suspects involved.
Barry T. Dewaal, age 50 of Melfa, was arrested April 7 on a charge of receiving stolen property. He was released on a $2500 bond.
Brandon Durrua, age 23 of Onley, was arrested April 11 on charges of breaking & entering and grand larceny. He is incarcerated in the Accomack County Jail with bond denied.
Alex Dewaal, age 21 of Melfa, was arrested April 13 on charges of breaking and entering and grand larceny. He was released on a $1500 bond.
Assisting in the investigation were the United States Postal Inspectors and the Onley Police Department.