Police arrest two ‘armed and dangerous’ men in connection to burglary

Police arrest two ‘armed and dangerous’ men in connection to burglary
Tijuan Lamar Phillips and Markel Trevon Smith (Source: Hopewell Police)

HOPEWELL, Va. (WWBT) - Police have arrested two men who were considered “armed and dangerous” in connection to a residential burglary in Hopewell.

Police arrested for Tijuan Lamar Phillips, 19, and Markel Trevon Smith, 20, both of Hopewell, without incident in Petersburg on Monday, March 2.

Both had active warrants for burglary and grand larceny. They are now being held at Riverside Regional Jail.

Anyone with information on the crime is asked to call police at Hopewell Police Department at (804) 541-2222 or Crimesolvers at (804) 541-2202.

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