Crime

VSP investigating officer-involved fatal shooting in Rockingham County

Virginia State Police's Bureau of Criminal Investigation is investigating a fatal shooting in Rockingham County that involved three law enforcement agencies.

Man arrested for assault of two Henrico women

Suspect arrested after police standoff at Chesterfield apartment complex

Police identify man shot, killed in Richmond Sunday

Police: Virginia man wanted for attempted murder, other charges

Sheriff: Suspect dies of medical emergency after pursuit

Virginia deputy shoots, kills man after gunfire exchanged

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Judge rejects appeal from man convicted in al-Qaida plot

Mother of Ga. baby found dead in cooler identified 14 months later

Sources: 1 dead, 1 critical in Petersburg double shooting

Police: Man jumped headfirst into glass door before burglarizing business

Three suspects sought in larceny at convenience store

Suspect sought in Wawa robbery

Deputies: Woman charged after crashing into cruisers during chase

The Stafford County Sheriff’s Office says a woman has been charged after she led deputies on a chase and crashed into two cruisers.

Police search for suspect wanted in connection to burglaries at apartment complex

Anyone with information is asked to call the Chesterfield County Police Department at 804-748-1251 or Crime Solvers through the P3 app.

Man pleads guilty to fatally beating man with bat for drugs

He will face a possible life sentence at his sentencing in August.

RPD searches for man suspected of stealing debit card, depositing stolen checks

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

Virginia man charged with neglecting and abusing horses

One dead, three injured in Powhatan County shooting

RPD investigating shooting

Police investigating juvenile incident at VA grocery store

16-year-old dead, one injured in Richmond shooting

8 people arrested for price-gouging toilet paper, hand sanitizer, masks

  U.S. Postal Inspectors warn coronavirus scams on the rise

As millions of American remain focused on their health and limiting contact with others during the coronavirus outbreak, the U.S. Postal Inspectors warn that scammers have identified the public’s concern as a target for scams and fraud.

Police: Man spits on officers, tells them he has coronavirus

Henrico police said a man has been charged after spitting on officers and telling them he has coronavirus.

  Video captures suspected shooter in Richmond homicide

Police were called to the 1900 block of Mechanicsville Turnpike near Cool Lane just after 1 a.m. for reports of a shooting.

Police searching for man wanted in connection to sexual assault

Richmond police are searching for a man wanted in connection to a sexual assault that happened in early March.

Law enforcement agencies create Virginia Coronavirus Fraud Task Force

A lot of people out there are taking advantage of the COVID-19 outbreak to scam people, so federal and Virginia state law enforcement agencies have teamed up to create the Virginia Coronavirus Fraud Task Force.

Courts: Virginia teacher accused of hitting child with ruler

The Danville Register & Bee reported Thursday that 54-year-old Karen Tucker was charged with assault and battery.

Staunton man accused of stabbing neighbor with screwdriver

Bryan Scott Fitzgerald is charged with malicious wounding. Deputies believe he stabbed his neighbor with a screwdriver.

Teen found after family says she could be kidnapped

Officers with the Memphis Police Department are searching for a teenager who could have been kidnapped in the Mid-South.

Police: Man stole multiple items out of unlocked vehicles in Chesterfield

Police say a man stole multiple items out of unlocked vehicles in Chesterfield.

Six arrested on drug trafficking charges in Richmond

Six people have been arrested on drug trafficking charges after more than 80 federal, state and local law enforcement officers swarmed several violence-plagued neighborhoods in Richmond.

Police: 1 teen dead, another charged with murder in Va.

Police in Virginia say that a 16-year-old has shot and killed another 16-year-old in a marijuana deal gone bad.

Man who tried to hide from police in ice cooler, trash can charged with attempted carjacking

A 25-year-old Stafford man accused of attempting to carjack a vehicle with three women inside tried to evade police by hiding in an ice cooler at a convenience store, according to the Stafford County Sheriff’s Office.

Richmond police search for rape suspect

Richmond police are searching for a rape suspect in connection to an incident that happened in 2019.

Three men, one woman arrested in Hopewell after altercation

Three men and one woman have been arrested in Hopewell after an altercation, police say.

Competency hearing rescheduled for triple-slaying suspect

Authorities in Virginia have rescheduled a competency hearing for a man who police say killed the wife, son and mother-in-law of a minor league baseball pitcher.

Sheriff’s deputy charged with sexually assaulting inmate

A Fairfax County sheriff’s deputy with a history of involvement in fatal incidents has been charged with sexually assaulting an inmate in his custody.

Virginia man convicted in fatal park shooting of 9-year-old

Betts could face more than 40 years in prison at an August sentencing.

RPD identifies man found shot to death inside vehicle

Anyone with information is asked to call police at Detective J. Fultz at (804) 646-3929 or Crime Stoppers at (804) 780-1000.

Richmond police search for man wanted for attempted murder

Richmond police are searching for a man wanted for attempted murder in connection to a shooting on March 14.

Man pleads guilty in $10M Montana coal mine fraud scheme

A Virginia man has pleaded guilty to fraud after bilking a central Montana coal mine of more than $10 million in a five-year scheme.

Police identify man found dead in semi-tractor cab

Richmond police have identified the man found dead in a semi-tractor cab on Monday morning.

Henrico man charged with animal cruelty involving horses

A Henrico man faces animal cruelty charges out of Powhatan County regarding an incident involving several horses.

Henrico police search for armed robbery suspect

Henrico police are searching for the man police suspect robbed a business at gunpoint.

Henrico Police charge two out-of-state men with child solicitation

Two out-of-state men have been arrested and charged with child solicitation via the internet as part of an undercover investigation.

Deputies charge multiple people following incident at motel

The Stafford County Sheriff’s Office charged multiple people following an incident at a Super Motel 8 on March 15.

Man shot in Creighton Court overnight

At approximately 12:09 a.m., Richmond police officers responded to the 2200 block of Creighton Road for a report of a person shot.

Arrest made in Ashland bank robbery

Police say an arrest has been made in a bank robbery in Ashland.

FBI offers $10,000 reward for information leading to arrest in deadly toddler shooting

FBI Richmond is offering a reward of up to $10,000 for information leading to an arrest and conviction of the person responsible for shooting and killing a toddler.

Police: Chesterfield man arrested for upskirt incident

Police say a Chesterfield man has been arrested for an upskirt incident in a store.

Police: Suspect sought in stolen debit card

Police say a suspect is being sought for stealing a debit card.

Henrico police searching for suspect in Saturday shooting

Henrico police are looking for a suspect in a shooting that happened Saturday afternoon.

Judge denies bond for accused neo-Nazi in swatting scheme

A federal magistrate has denied bond to an accused neo-Nazi who prosecutors say schemed to call in bomb threats to targets including a former Cabinet official and a black church in Virginia.

Man in love triangle gets 22 years for killing teacher

A Utah man who was in a love triangle and mistakenly killed a Virginia elementary school teacher has been sentenced to 22 years in prison.

Police: Campbell County man arrested, charged after assaulting deputy

Police say a Campbell County man has been arrested and charged after assaulting a deputy.

Ex-Virginia deputy acquitted of sexually abusing inmate

A former Virginia sheriff’s deputy who appealed his conviction on a charge of sexually abusing a woman in a courthouse holding cell has been cleared of wrongdoing.

Police search for man suspected of stealing tools from truck

Anyone with information is asked to call police at First Precinct Detective D. Jones at (804) 646-0689 or Crime Stoppers at 780-1000.

Prosecutor: Former candidate for Delegate seat indicted in revenge porn case

A former candidate who ran for a House of Delegates seat in November now faces charges of revenge porn.

US Marshals searching for man wanted in connection to child sex crimes

The U.S. Marshals are searching for a man who is wanted in connection to child sex crimes in Chester.

2 arrested for spray painting graffiti in Richmond

Two people have been arrested for spray painting graffiti in Richmond.

Henrico man indicted on 1st & 2nd degree murder in death of stepson

On Tuesday, a grand jury indicted Randolph Smith on charges of murder in the first and second degree and use of a firearm in the commission of a felony.

  2 women critically injured at townhome in Henrico community

Henrico investigators are still trying to figure out how two women were critically injured late Tuesday night in a 55 and older community.

Police search for man accused of stealing package from mailroom

Richmond police are searching for the man accused of stealing a package from an apartment complex mailroom.

Police: Man arrested after traveling to Richmond in attempt to have sex with 10-year-old

Richmond police arrested a man who they say traveled to the city in an attempt to have sex with a minor.

Waynesboro man charged with involuntary manslaughter of sister

A man in Waynesboro has been indicted on charges related to the death of his sister.

Police investigating after gunshot victim walks into ER

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

Deputies charge man with DUI, assaulting a law enforcement officer

The Stafford County Sheriff’s Office arrested a man for driving under the influence and assault on a law enforcement officer.

Affidavit claims couple kept 2 kids in ‘disgusting’ East Texas home, sometimes locked in ‘jail cell’ for days

Investigators said the children were fed only two pieces of bread and water while being held in the cage.

FBI seeks information in 2013 cold case murder of veteran

The FBI Richmond is seeking information in connection to the murder of an Iraqi War veteran.

Deputies: Student arrested after bringing loaded handgun to school

Deputies were called around 11:20 a.m. to Mountain View High School.

Gordonsville teen to be tried as adult in murder case

Seventeen-year-old Cameryn Anthony Dickerson is currently facing several charges, including first-degree murder. His case will be heard in Louisa Circuit Court.

Louisa teen being charged as an adult in deadly home invasion involving elderly couple

A Louisa County teenager is being charged as an adult in a deadly home invasion and robbery in November 2019.

Police: Suspect sought in Sam’s Club shoplift in Colonial Heights

Police say a suspect is being sought in a Sam’s Club shoplift.

Man arrested after stealing stop sign in Goochland

A man has been arrested after stealing an L-E-D stop sign in Goochland, police say.

Police: Victim shot in Petersburg expected to survive

Police say a victim is expected to survive after being shot in Petersburg.

  Armed man shot by police officer in Colonial Heights

Police said the man confronted officers while holding a rifle and ignored their commands.

Man shot, killed in early morning shooting

Petersburg Police are investigating a deadly shooting that left one man dead Saturday.

  Police identify man killed in Henrico officer-involved shooting

The man who was shot by Henrico police while attacking a woman Thursday night in Henrico’s West End has died.

Chatham woman remembered as good mom, nurse following apparent murder-suicide

Communities across state lines are mourning the death of a Chatham woman Thursday, killed in an apparent murder-suicide.