Crime

VSP: Missing senior possibly driving through Central Virginia

A missing Virginia woman could be driving on interstates in Central Virginia, according to a Senior Alert from Virginia State Police.

Police: 2 arrested after robbing victim of weapon

Police search for suspects who stole trailer with tools inside

Commonwealth’s attorney determines officer-involved shooting justified

  Memorial service, rally held for 18-year old shot by police

Man killed, teen injured in Richmond shooting

  Police: Suspect arrested after chase leads patrol car to crash, catch fire

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Human remains found in Pocahontas State Park

Suspect in custody after police chase ends in crash on I-95

Deputies arrest man in connection to 2 hit-and-run crashes

Sheriff’s office warns of phone scammer pretending to be deputy

Henrico police search for 2 men accused of stealing 3 cartons of cigarettes

Police: Man arrested in fatal shooting at Richmond hotel

VCU Police: Suspect sought after stalking two students

VCU police is warning students, faculty and residents of a stalker on campus grounds. According to VCU Police, the man is not believed to be a student.

Man pleads guilty to defrauding federal bank

Lee is scheduled to be sentenced in May.

  ‘None of it is acceptable’: Rash of racists messages sent across Central Va.

In a matter of four days the Amelia County Sheriff’s Office, Ashland Police and Henrico Police all announced investigations were underway in each jurisdiction.

Troopers investigating after vehicle shot at in Henrico

Virginia State Police are investigating after a driver was shot at in Henrico County on Tuesday.

Virginia bill would end civil commitment of sex offenders

  AMBER Alert canceled for abducted 5-year-old

Death investigation underway after man, woman shot in Petersburg

RPD: Dispute leads to man, woman firing shots

Deputies arrest man suspected of robbing bank

Sheriff’s Office warns Amelia residents of ‘unsettling letters’

Two men sent to hospital after Richmond shooting

Police say two men were transported to a local hospital on Sunday evening after a shooting in Richmond.

Virginia State Police graduates 44 new troopers

More than 40 men and women will go on to become part of the Virginia State Police force after a virtual ceremony on Friday.

  Richmond police urge people to avoid State Capitol

Richmond police are urging people to avoid downtown in the area of the Virginia State Capitol.

  Ashland police investigating hate symbols leaflets posted downtown

Ashland police officers are investigating several hate symbol leaflets that were posted on businesses on Sunday morning.

  ‘It has to change:’ Mother of 18-year-old shot and killed by troopers asking for footage to be released

The family of Xzavier Hill, the 18-year-old teen shot and killed by police on I-64 on Jan. 9, says they are pleading for justice, asking that Virginia State Police release footage from the shooting.

  Police: Va. man arrested in D.C. with unauthorized credential, 500+ rounds of ammo

A Virginia man who showed police an unauthorized inauguration credential at a checkpoint in Washington, D.C. was arrested after a gun and hundreds of rounds of ammunition were found in his vehicle, NBC4 reports.

  Richmond police investigating ‘suspicious’ death at Bryan Park

Richmond police are investigating a “suspicious” death in Bryan Park.

Petersburg police investigating fatal pedestrian crash

Police in Petersburg are investigating a crash that left one pedestrian dead on Friday night.

Sheriff’s office: Man arrested after stealing car from dealership, leading deputies on chase

The Stafford County Sheriff’s Office was called just after 11 a.m. on Jan. 12 to CarNoVa for the report of a stolen vehicle.

Police search for suspect who burglarized Chesterfield restaurant

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

Henrico police seek information after resident receives racist letter in mail

In a statement, Henrico police said a Sandston resident reported receiving the letter this week with “a disturbing message concerning political retribution from a known hate group.”

Samantha Clarke disappearance case reclassified as an abduction and homicide investigation

The investigation into Samantha Clarke's 2010 disappearance is now being considered an abduction and homicide investigation by the Town of Orange Police Department.

Police: Man, woman arrested, charged with drug offenses

Police say a man and a woman have been arrested and charged with drug offenses.

  VIDEO: Police search for person accused of stealing money from elderly man

Police said around 3:30 p.m. on Jan. 12, a man was seen on video inside Night & Day along Q Street.

Police search for person suspected of stealing lawn care equipment

Anyone with information is asked to call Detective J.P. Gray at (804) 501-5000 or Crime Stoppers at (804) 780-1000.

Suspect killed after shootout with police in Chesterfield identified

Police have identified the suspect who was killed following a shootout with police.

Police investigate deadly shooting in Whitcomb Court

Police were called shortly after 6 p.m. to the 2300 block of Ambrose Street.

Central Virginia man charged for having ‘KILL BIDEN’ sign

The investigation is ongoing, and the FBI and Secret Service are involved.

  Man sentenced in death of Hanover firefighter Lt. Brad Clark

The man convicted of crashing his tractor-trailer into a fire engine, killing Hanover firefighter Lt. Brad Clark in 2018, was sentenced on Wednesday.

Drug dealer convicted in 7 killings could face execution

A federal inmate who could be executed less than a week before President Donald Trump leaves office was a gang member who was sentenced to death for the slayings of seven people in Richmond, Virginia, in 1992.

Sheriff’s office: Man fires at deputies responding to home alarm

The investigation continues.

Federal charges filed against two Virginia police officers

Two Rocky Mount Police Department officers have been charged by federal authorities with misdemeanors stemming from their presence at violent protests in Washington, D.C. January 6, 2021.

  Dead dog found inside crate at Richmond park

Richmond Animal Care and Control is searching for information after a dead dog was found inside a crate at Byrd Park.

Police: 21-year-old man arrested, charged after stealing vehicle, police pursuit

Emmanuel Navarro, 21, of Fredricksburg, was detained without incident, police say.

Trial unlikely for Virginia man accused of killing parents

Brissette will continue to receive treatment at Central State Hospital in Petersburg.

More than 170 cases opened in federal probe of U.S. Capitol attack

Michael Sherwin, acting U.S. attorney for the District of Columbia said some of the crimes prosecutors are charging include anything from trespassing to stealing government property to homicide and aggravated battery.

Former DMV employee sentenced for role in bribery conspiracy

According to prosecutors, Bruce A. Biondo, 64, of Mechanicsville, was the former Program Manager of the VRTP.

Henrico search for men suspected of robbing fast-food restaurant

Police were called on Dec. 18 just before 1 a.m. to the restaurant in the 1500 block of Eastridge Road.

Commonwealth’s Attorney: Officer’s actions in October Wawa shooting found ‘reasonable’

According to the Petersburg Commonwealth’s Attorney, the officer’s actions during an officer-involved shooting was found ‘reasonable’.

  Hopewell police say woman attempted to drown child in river

Hopewell police say a woman attempted to drown a child in the Appomattox River Monday morning.

Man killed in Petersburg shooting in November identified

Petersburg Police have identified a man who died from his injuries in November. Police are still looking for information about this incident.

VCU Police search for arson suspect

An arson investigation is underway on VCU’s Monroe Park Campus after a dumpster was purposely torched along West Grace Street.

  Sergeant, K9 stabbed during unrest at Virginia prison

An inmate at Sussex I State Prison stabbed a sergeant and a K9 unit on Saturday evening, according to a release from the Virginia Department of Corrections.

White supremacist fliers left at multiple homes in Scottsville neighborhood

UVA’s Dean of Libraries says he woke up to an unwelcome surprise on his driveway: a neo-Nazi pamphlet.

  RPD says it’s not affiliated with protest ‘challenge coins’ circulating on social media

The Richmond Police Department says it did not buy or distribute challenge coins that depict Richmond and Virginia officers at summer protests.

Police search for tips after 28-year-old Ashland woman found dead in home

The Ashland Police Department is asking for the public’s help after a 28-year-old woman was found dead inside her apartment.

Citizen tips help Crime Solvers arrest 40 suspects in 2020

Thanks to tips from citizens, Crime Solvers said they were able to solve over 71 crimes in 2020.

Father sentenced for killing his 5-year-old son in drunken crash

A father was sentenced on Thursday in connection to a drunken crash that killed his 5-year-old son.

U.S. Marshals arrest man in 7-year-old Georgia girl’s death

Authorities in Virginia have arrested a man accused of fatally shooting a 7-year-old girl who was riding in a car with her family after a day of Christmas shopping in Atlanta.

  VDH labels Capitol riots a superspreader event

Health experts with the Virginia Department of Health fear the ramifications of the deadly riots at the capitol won’t just be political.

FBI, police seek to identify those involved in violence at Capitol

The FBI and other law enforcement agencies are asking for the public’s help in identifying the suspects involved in the violence that took place in the United State Capitol building.

Chesterfield police make arrest in woman’s April 2020 murder

Chesterfield police have charged a man with the murder of a woman that happened in April 2020.

Henrico police respond to incident involving man with weapon

Henrico police are on the scene of an incident involving a man with a weapon.

Sheriff’s Office: Woman arrested after police pursuit

The Spotsylvania County Sheriff’s Office says a woman has been arrested after leading police on a pursuit.

Police: 19-year-old taken into custody after being accused of robbing flea market stand

Police in Chesterfield County are looking for a man they say robbed a Flea Market in November.

Police: Suspects sought in commercial armed robbery in Richmond

The robbery took place at a Tiger Mart convenience store located on West Hill Street.

Colonial Heights Animal Services asks for information after dog abandoned at facility

Colonial Heights Animal Services is asking for the public’s help in finding whoever is responsible for abandoning a dog at the facility.

  Man charged with murder in Petersburg shooting death

Petersburg police have charged a man with murder in connection to a shooting that occurred on Oct. 8, 2020.

  Richmond police identify suspect injured in officer-involved shooting

Richmond police are investigating an officer-involved shooting that happened on New Year’s Eve.

Police search for man accused of exposing himself

Henrico police are searching for a man accused of exposing himself in a west end neighborhood.

Richmond police looking for information in New Year’s Day shooting that injured woman

Richmond police need your help finding the person or people responsible for a New Year’s Day shooting that left one woman hurt.

TSA: Woman becomes first person in 2021 to be caught with loaded gun at airport

The Transportation Security Administration says a woman has become the first person in 2021 to be caught with a loaded gun at Richmond International Airport.

Police: Woman sought after armed robbery at Hopewell business

Police say a woman is being sought after an armed robbery at a store in Hopewell.

Shots fired into Chesterfield home, no injuries reported

Chesterfield police are investigating after a suspect opened fire into a home along Rainwater Road early Tuesday morning.

Man shot on Richmond’s Northside

Late Monday night Richmond Police were called to the 3300 block of Garland Avenue in the city’s Brookland Park neighborhood for a report of a person shot.

Sheriff’s Office: Man charged with DUI, assault after spitting on deputies

The Stafford County Sheriff’s Office said a man is facing several charges, including DUI and assault on law enforcement after they say he spit on deputies.

Despite low passengers, TSA catches record number of guns at Richmond airport in 2020

Despite a record low of people traveling through Richmond International Airport, Transportation Security Administration officials said they closed out 2020 by catching the highest number of guns in a single year.

Police searching for man who stole clothes from H&M on Christmas Eve

Police are searching for a man who stole clothing from the H&M inside Southpark Mall in Colonial Heights.