Hopewell police make arrest in connection with break in

HOPEWELL, VA (WWBT) - On Sunday at approximately 1:24 a.m., the Hopewell Police Department responded to 100 block of South 6th Avenue in reference to a known male trying to gain access to the residence with a weapon.

Upon arrival, officers determined that Mario Crenshaw, a black male, 20 years old, and a resident of the City of Hopewell, had fled the scene. Warrants were obtained and Investigators conducted a search for Crenshaw

On Tuesday, at approximately 3:00 PM, Mario Crenshaw was arrested by the Hopewell Police Department's Crime Suppression Unit at the 4100 block of Old Iron Court without incident. Crenshaw was charged with the following crimes:

  • Attempted burglary
  • Destruction of private property
  • Brandish firearm
  • Use of a firearm in the commission of a felony
  • Possession of a sawed off shotgun

Crenshaw is being held at the Rappahannock Regional Jail under no bond.

Any person with information on this or any other crime that has occurred in the City of Hopewell, please contact Hopewell/Prince George Crime Solvers at 541-2202 or the Hopewell Police Department at 541-2222.

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