Crime

Henrico police looking for suspect in carjacking at gunpoint

Images of the suspect and the stolen vehicle were captured by surveillance cameras.

Parents ride with 5-month-old baby on moped while traveling on the highway

Athena Colon, 24, of Spotsylvania, and Cane Hartwick, Jr., 26, of Spotsylvania, were each charged with two counts of felony child neglect.

Charlottesville organizers messaged about ‘raising an army’ and ‘the cracking of skulls’

While plenty of communications have surfaced about the violent intentions of the participants in the white nationalist rally in Charlottesville, the event’s organizers have steadfastly maintained that their aims were peaceful.

50 turtles seized from fast-food parking lot quickly adopted

The Richmond Animal Care and Control has 50 turtles up for adoption after they were seized from a Burger King parking lot.

Man charged with murder following alley shooting death in Richmond

Police have arrested and charged a man with murder after a September shooting death.

Equipment valued at $5K stolen from Richmond Boy Scout troop

The stolen equipment is marked with the troop’s number.

RPD makes cold case arrests in juvenile rape, assault cases

Richmond police has made two arrests in years-old crimes with help from the U.S. Marshals’ Fugitive Task Force.

23-year-old arrested after shooting in Petersburg

Police were called to the 500 block of West Washington Street.

Domestic assault suspect arrested after wife found bruised, bloodied

Deputies in Stafford County arrested a domestic assault suspect after his wife was found bruised and bloodied.

Deputies investigating after bullet goes into home

No one was injured in the home.

Child grazed by bullet in early morning shooting

The child was inside a home at the time and was taken to the hospital with a non-life-threatening injury.

34-year-old man accused of killing mother because she wouldn’t make him food

Investigators say the suspect was found covered in blood upon their arrival.

Teen found with gun at Dinwiddie High School

The student told school officials that he took the gun from an adult in a home where he spent the previous night.

Man charged with child endangerment after fleeing police with juvenile in vehicle

A 25-year-old Chester man is facing several charges, including child endangerment, after he drove from police with a child inside the vehicle.

Woman to pay back nearly $30K in housing fraud case

A Glen Allen woman pleaded guilty to two counts of obtaining money by false pretenses while she worked as a state government contractor.

Police: Virginia dog kennel owners engaged in bestiality

The Virginian-Pilot reports 42-year-old Christina Patterson was charged with multiple counts of bestiality and animal cruelty.

State police searching for convicted sex offender

Aaron Lamont Alexander is known to go by names such as “Bubba” and to spell his name as “Erin.”

Richmond man sentenced to 38 years in double homicide

Dominique Brockenbrough, 41, pled guilty to second-degree murder, voluntary manslaughter and two counts of using a firearm in commission of a felony.

RPD looking for robbery suspect who wore Steelers sweatshirt

The suspect was wearing a gray knit cap, gray sweatpants, white sneakers and a “Salute to Service” hooded sweatshirt with the Pittsburgh Steelers logo.

Wife suspected of murder claims she tripped and accidentally stabbed husband

Detectives determined the suspect’s explanation of events didn’t make sense, and she was arrested on a charge of second degree murder, according to a press release.

Man caught on camera robbing Richmond market

Anyone with information on the suspect should call Crime Stoppers at 804-780-1000.

  19-year-old man shot, killed on Westover Hills Blvd.

Officers were called to the area around 5:30 p.m. after multiple reports of a man down.

‘We can’t do anything without them’: RPD’s newest Hispanic Liasion shares story

Stepping into a new leadership role within the Richmond Police Department, and continuing a legacy of building trust within an ever-growing Hispanic community in Richmond, Officer Kenia Marte is hoping her own experiences can help bridge the gap in all of her daily interactions.

Killer on the run in Henrico after 36-year-old man found dead

Police say Angelo Dominic Watson was found dead when police arrived at 5:49 p.m. Oct. 12.

Henrico police charge man with soliciting sex from a minor

During a police investigation, Allen Bruner, 58, of Carrollton, KY, was identified as “communicating inappropriate content” with someone he believed to be a minor.

Henrico police respond to shooting near school

Police are still trying to determine what led to the shooting and where exactly it occurred.

Man wanted for stealing in sunglasses in Carytown

Carl Watkins is wanted on a charge of grand larceny.

Chesterfield police release sketch of attempted carjacking suspect

Anyone with information is asked to call Crime Solvers at (804) 748-0660.

TAC Team called after man fires gun inside building

A TAC Team was called after a Louisa man fired shots inside a building Saturday night.

Richmond shooting leaves man injured

Police were called to the 2400 block of 4th Avenue just before 10 p.m.

Police investigating after man found shot near VSU

VSU and Chesterfield police were called to the report of shots fired just before 2 a.m. on Third Avenue adjacent to campus.

Chesterfield gas station robbed at knife-point

Chesterfield police are investigating an armed robbery that occurred at 9:38 p.m. on Friday night at the Shell Station at 9430 Iron Bridge Road.

Man charged with attempted murder in Jeff Davis Highway shooting

Police say Vincent Squire is wanted on charges of attempted murder and use of a firearm in the commission of a felony in a shooting on Oct. 4 around 1 p.m. in the 3600 block of Jefferson Davis Highway.

Police search for Chesterfield book store break-in suspect

Chesterfield police are looking to identify a female that broke into the campus book store of the John Tyler Community College in Midlothian.

Juvenile arrested after admitting to using knife to rob Walmart

The Stafford County Sheriff’s Office arrested a juvenile who admitted to robbing a Walmart with a knife he took from a store shelf.

Man who shot himself during I-95 standoff gets sentenced

The man behind the hours long standoff on I-95 in Richmond has been sentenced to six years in prison.

Man who killed VSP special agent sentenced to 36 years

The sentencing hearing for Travis Ball, the man accused of shooting and killing Virginia State Police special agent Mike Walter is under way Thursday.

Sheriff: Father kills son in murder-suicide

The sheriff’s office said it is not seeking any suspects and the incident appears to be isolated and that there is no threat to the community.

Father arraigned in death of toddler found in suitcase

Authorities say Travis Plummer took 23-month-old Te’Myah Layauna Plummer from her mother in Virginia last fall and traveled to New Jersey with the decomposing body wrapped inside a suitcase.

Severely injured dog finds new home

The dog’s leg had to be amputated. It has been named Rusty.

3 suspects arrested in Stafford home burglary

A firearm and a safe containing a large amount of cash were reported stolen.