Crime

Woman in Petersburg shot, suspect arrested on scene

Police have arrested a man after a woman was shot multiple times in Petersburg.

  Police investigating 4th armed robbery near VCU’s campus

Police: Robber passes note demanding money at Ashland bank

Henrico CA: No charges to be filed in officer-involved shooting that killed woman

Bomb threat at Hopewell courthouse unfounded

University of Mary Washington cancels classes due to gun threat

Suspect arrested for theft from vehicle linked to additional crimes

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Police investigating deadly shooting in Richmond’s southside

Man charged with 10 counts of child porn possession

Police searching for man who attempted to use counterfeit cash

Deputies searching for man wanted on abduction, trespassing charges

Man mistakenly released from jail now charged with murder

Man fighting for life after shooting on Richmond’s southside

Man hospitalized after life-threatening stabbing in Richmond

Police say a man is in the hospital with life-threatening injuries after being stabbed on Sunday morning.

Police arrest man for allegedly killing 35-year-old Hopewell man

Anyone with information is asked to call police at (804) 541-2284 or CrimeSolvers at (804) 541-2202.

Man shows up at hospital with gunshot wound

Police are investigating a shooting after a man showed up at a hospital with a gunshot wound.

Tires on 9 vehicles punctured at Chesterfield high school

Police say the tires on nine vehicles were punctured at James River High School.

Teacher’s assistant gets prison in sex abuse sting operation

Marine Corps lists Va. murder suspect as deserter

Police search for woman who used stolen credit card to buy thousands of dollars of merchandise

Police seek suspect wanted in Chesterfield shooting that injured 2

  Search for 3rd suspect known in shooting death of 9-year-old girl continues

State police searching for driver who fled hospital after deadly crash

Man faces murder charge after shooting in Petersburg

A suspect is in custody following the shooting death of a 20-year-old in Petersburg.

  RPD chief reflects on father’s legacy at 40th anniversary of volunteer organization he started

Thursday, the Richmond Police Department celebrated the 40th anniversary of a vital group of their operations known as the Neighborhood Association of Officers (NAO) at RPD headquarters.

  Richmond police add drones to crime-fighting toolkit

SWAT teams trained with the drones during a training exercise.

  Chesterfield man handed two life sentences for killing estranged wife’s boyfriend

A Chesterfield man has been given two life sentences plus 43 years in the killing of his estranged wife’s boyfriend.

Deputies search for hit-and-run driver who seriously injured teen

Deputies said the incident happened between 6:20 p.m. and 7:20 p.m. in the 5300 block of Massaponax Church Road near the South Oaks subdivision on Tuesday.

Police need help identifying man who stole purse from vehicle

Richmond police are asking for help identifying a man they believe stole a purse from a vehicle in October.

Residents remain vigilant as search for Marine wanted in Va. murder continues

The Roanoke Police Department says they’re investigating an “active situation" near Patrick Henry High School.

Report: Digitizing state police tickets could make traffic stops last half as long

Virginia State Police has started a two-year trial run of an electronic summons system that digitizes the ticket-writing process.

18-year-old woman quickly arrested after armed robbery at 7-Eleven

The clerk was able to get the license plate information when the suspect drove away from the scene on Ironbridge Road.

2 apartments hit by gunfire in Henrico

No one was hurt after two apartments where hit by gunfire in Henrico.

  ‘This is not my son’: Louisa father reacts to teenage son’s murder charge

A 16-year-old is facing first-degree murder and aggravated malicious wounding charges after officers say he shot and killed 82-year-old Roger Payne and his wife, 73-year-old Nancy Payne, in Louisa Tuesday afternoon.

  16-year-old charged with killing elderly man, injuring woman in home invasion

The Louisa County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a deadly home invasion and burglary in 7400 block of South Spotswood Trail.

  Man faces charge in child sex crime after DNA match found in PERK kit backlog project

Dyron R. Williams faces a charge of carnal knowledge of a child between 13 and 15 years old from an incident in 2012.

Petersburg police seek to identify burglary suspect

Anyone with information is asked to call Crime Solvers at 804-861-1212.

Owner, nephew face 46 counts of animal cruelty after more than 100 animals siezed from ‘roadside zoo’

The owner of Wilson’s Wild Animal Park and his nephew have been indicted on 46 counts of animal cruelty by a grand jury in Frederick County.

2nd teen sentenced in deadly shooting of man selling iPhone

Tyshawn Andrews, who was 15 years old at the time of Grey’s death in September 2018, was initially charged with first-degree murder.

Virginia man sentenced on guns, drug charges

A Virginia man was sentenced to more than a year in prison for charges related to improper gun purchases and marijuana possession

Va. man pleads guilty to fondling 15-year-old girl in 2015

Prosecutors say the man's lack of a criminal record puts his guideline for sentencing between one day and three months even though the charge could carry 20 years in prison.

Murder suspect captured in Virginia for Wilmington woman’s death

A person has been in custody for a Wilmington woman’s death since Friday night, police announced Tuesday at a press conference.

Homeowner holds down suspected burglar until deputies arrive

The resident caught and apprehended the suspect after hearing a noise outside and noticing items missing from his vehicle.

Police looking for suspects in armed robbery of Richmond cafe

The suspects demanded money, wallets, and cell phones while carrying a handgun at Hill Cafe on East Broad Street.

  Deputies: Woman tried to kill children by smothering them

A woman is behind bars in Stafford County for the attempted murder of her two juvenile children during a mental health crisis on November, 9.

  Young girl fights for life after Richmond shooting

Officers were called to the 2300 block of Joplin Avenue around 12:30 a.m. Tuesday.

Former Chesterfield teacher 2nd person charged with failing to report suspected child abuse, neglect

A Chesterfield Public Schools employee and former teacher have been charged with failing to report suspected child abuse, neglect.

Lyft driver charged after allegedly sexually assaulting passenger

He is being held at Riverside Regional Jail without bond.

  Double-shooting at apartment complex leaves adult, teenager injured

Anyone with information is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 804-780-1000.

Man, woman wanted for stealing from Victoria’s Secret

Anyone who recognizes them should call 804-748-0660.

Police looking for man, woman who spent $4,000 on stolen credit card

Chesterfield County Crime Solvers need help identifying two people who spent $4,000 on a stolen credit card.

Suspect in officer-involved shooting named, deputy released from hospital

William Cody Grimes, 28, of Rural Retreat, was involved in an accident with a tree in the stolen car before a deputy responded to the scene in the 500 block of Chinquapin Avenue.

Man shot multiple times, killed in Charles City

A man is dead after being shot multiple times in Charles City early Saturday morning.

Marine deserter sought in fatal shooting of Virginia man

A man is wanted after a homicide in Franklin County on Saturday.

Police: 1 arrested, 1 on the run after men connected to car break-in flee from stolen vehicle

Police tried to pull over two men in a stolen vehicle around 4:30 p.m. when the passenger got out and ran and the driver kept going.

3 charged in connection to Henrico shooting that injured man

A man is in the hospital after a shooting in Henrico on Sunday evening.

  Gun-owners react to Dem-controlled legislature at 45th ‘Richmond Gun Show'

Thousands of Second Amendment-supporters attended the Richmond Gun Show at the Richmond Raceway Saturday, which is the second-largest show of its kind in Virginia. But on the mind of the enthusiasts - the outcome of last Tuesday’s election.

Authorities accuse Virginia doctor of unnecessary surgeries

Federal prosecutors are accusing a Virginia physician of performing unnecessary surgical procedures on women without their knowledge or consent

Police release photos of getaway car in double shooting

Police have released photos of the car involved in a double shooting and attempted carjacking in October.

Deputies say suicidal person caused lockdown of 3 schools

Deputies say a suicidal person caused the lockdown of three schools Thursday afternoon after reports of a man in the woods “in possession of a high powered weapon."

Police searching for suspect in recent Richmond burglaries

Anyone with information about the whereabouts of Wesley Tompkins is asked to call Third Precinct Detective R. Bailey at 804-646-3912 or Crime Stoppers at 804-780-1000.

3 arrested in connection to road-rage shooting that injured tractor-trailer driver near Chippenham, I-95

Police say the driver suffered non-life-threatening injuries in the incident.

Virginia man with in-home arsenal gets 8 years in prison

A Virginia man has been sentenced to almost eight years in prison for allowing Longwood University students to regularly smoke marijuana in his weapon-filled home

Virginia man gets prison for cyberstalking ex-girlfriends

A Virginia man has been sentenced to 6.5 years in prison for cyberstalking his ex-girlfriends and sending nude photos of them to their families, friends and even a church

2 men taken to hospital after shooting in Chesterfield

Police say the incident happened in the 3200 block of Kim Drive.

W.V. police searching for convicted sex offender believed to be in Virginia

West Virginia State Police are searching for a convicted sex offender believed to be in the Staunton area.

  Man convicted of killing VSP special agent pleads not guilty to additional gun charge

A two-day trial has been set for Jan. 15 and 16.

Police charge man with multiple counts of rape, sexual assault

The Staunton Police Department says a New York state man faces multiple charges of rape and sexual assault of children.

Police search for credit card fraud suspect

Police are searching for a woman who they say has made fraudulent transactions across the city.

Man arrested after shooting at person in gas station parking lot, deputies say

One person has been arrested after a Monday night shooting in a Stafford County gas station parking lot.

TSA finds loaded handgun in man’s carry-on bag at Norfolk International Airport

The TSA officer found it as the bag entered into the X-ray machine.

Suspects caught on camera in attempted ATM theft

The pair was caught on surveillance camera in two photos, and left the scene in a dark colored truck.

Chesterfield police seek larceny suspects

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

Man sentenced to 3 months in jail for police chase around Capitol Square

A man has been sentenced to three months in jail for leading police on a chase around Capitol Square grounds.

Two charged in crash that killed 5-year-old boy

Two people have been charged in a crash that killed a 5-year-old boy.

2 people suffer serious injuries in hit-and-run in Richmond

Police say a male and female were hit around 2:20 a.m. Sunday while they were walking in the 4200 block of Kinsley Avenue.

Man wanted in armed robbery at Chesterfield ATM

The man was wearing a black shirt, a red-and-black jacket, a red hat and dark-colored jeans.

2 injured in Richmond stabbing

Officers were called to Coalter Street for reports of a stabbing and located two victims.

Virginia police searching for suspect in impersonation and robbery

Waynesboro police say two men impersonated law enforcement and robbed a man of a handgun early Thursday morning. One of them has been arrested and the other remains at large.

Armed robber runs off when woman begins screaming

Deputies searched the area but the robber was not found.

Woman charged with DUI after hitting parked vehicle, tree

Just after 11:45 p.m. on Oct. 30, the Stafford County Sheriff’s Office was called to a single-vehicle crash in the 400 block of Decatur Road.