Crime

Four charged following shooting death of 17-year-old in West End

Henrico police have charged four people with conspiracy to commit murder after a 17-year-old male was shot and killed in the West End.

One dead after big rig crash on I-81 in Wythe County

Fauquier County Deputy charged for faking roadside attack

Police search for credit card fraud suspect

Police search for man accused of striking woman with handgun

  Video: Henrico man charged with vandalism after tearing down BLM sign

Texas woman cited for bringing loaded gun to Richmond International Airport

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Orange County man arrested, charged after striking man with piece of wood

VIDEO: Reward offered for information on two fires set outside Fredricksburg Police Headquarters

Police: Two suspects sought in commercial burglary in June

Police investigating fatal shooting in Staunton

  ‘I don’t want another mother to go through this’: Family wants answers weeks after deadly triple-shooting

Woman charged in connection to hit-and-run crash that killed 89-year-old in Dec. 2019

Police: Gloucester man charged with killing infant, critically injuring wife

The Gloucester County Sheriff’s Office said a man from Gloucester County has been charged with second-degree murder in the death of an infant.

Death investigation underway after man found dead in vehicle

A death investigation is underway in Ashland after a man was found dead inside a vehicle on Wednesday.

  Chesterfield County cold case from 2003 reopened, ruled as homicide

A case from 2003 in Chesterfield County has recently been reopened and ruled as a homicide.

Deputies: Man found dead inside Ashland shooting range

A man was found dead inside the Green Top Shooting Range on Wednesday afternoon.

Official: Inmate at Virginia jail pepper sprays two guards

  Police: Woman found dead in Henrico cornfield was missing person from Richmond

Names released of deputies hurt in Wythe County shooting

Police: Henrico woman arrested after domestic-related shooting

Police investigating vandalism at Four Mile Creek Trailhead

Chesterfield police obtain arrest warrants for 1 of 2 suspects in armed robbery

Woman pleads guilty to $2.8 million in Medicaid fraud

A Texas woman has pleaded guilty to defrauding the Virginia Medicaid Program out of more than $2.8 million.

  ‘I was shocked': 17-year-old killed in overnight shooting in Henrico

Henrico Police are investigating after a 17-year-old was shot and killed in the county’s West End.

One adult, two juveniles arrested after police chase ends in crash

Three people are in police custody after a chase ended in a crash in downtown Richmond.

Police: Internet stalking suspect followed, watched children at pool

A 27-year-old Stone County man is being held on a $50,000 bond, accused of internet stalking of a child.

  Richmond teacher charged with involuntary manslaughter, DUI after crash that killed father of 5

A Richmond City Public Schools teacher faces several charges including involuntary manslaughter and a DUI in connection to a deadly crash on Midlothian Turnpike.

Police looking for information after man shot in Richmond

Officers were called to the 1500 block of Mechanicsville Turnpike around 2:00 a.m. Tuesday morning.

Pursuit suspect arrested after stealing vehicle, speeding

Police say a suspect has been arrested after stealing a vehicle and speeding.

19-year-old accused of stealing numerous items from vehicles

The New Kent County Sheriff’s Office said it has arrested a 19-year-old in connection to numerous larcenies from vehicles.

  Woman pleads guilty in connection to hanging ex-boyfriend’s puppy

One of the first animal cruelty convictions after Tommie's Law enacted last year.

Grand Jury indicts Michael Brown in killing of mother’s boyfriend in Franklin County

A Franklin County Grand Jury has indicted a Marine deserter for killing his mother’s boyfriend in 2019.

Police: Burglary suspect arrested on multiple charges

Police say a burglary suspect has been arrested on multiple charges.

Police arrest man after fleeing during attempted traffic stop

Police say they arrested a man after he fleed the scene during an attempted traffic stop.

Officials identify brothers killed in July 4 road rage shooting

The Spotsylvania County Sheriff’s Office arrested Danny Lee Huffman, a 48 year old of Spotsylvania, in connected to a double shooting that occurred on July 4 in Spotsylvania County.

Police: Virginia man posts stickers to spread Neo Nazi blog

A Virginia man accused of posting QR code stickers that direct people to a white supremacist blog has been arrested. Norfolk Police Department said in a Twitter post Friday they arrested 33-year-old Samuel Caskey.

Wheelchair-bound Chesterfield man found

Chesterfield County Police say a man who was last seen on Saturday, July 4 has been found.

State prison inmate dies following apparent attack by cellmate

An inmate has died following an apparent attack by a cellmate at the Red Onion State Prison in Pound.

Driver seriously injured after overturning vehicle during police chase

A driver was seriously injured after overturning his vehicle during a police chase, Virginia State Troopers said.

Police search for several suspects in connection to car break-ins, credit card fraud

Chesterfield police said several people had their car windows smashed during the daytime while at the gym or parks.

Geofence warrants to be tested in Virginia bank robbery case

Unlike traditional warrants that identify a particular suspect, geofence warrants seek location history data from Google on electronic devices used near the scene of a crime.

City: Officer charged after forcing handcuffed man to ground

A police officer in Virginia has been charged with assault after authorities said he forced a handcuffed man to the ground when no force was necessary.

Deputies seize more than 50 marijuana laced cereal bars and brownies

The Vanderburgh County Sheriff’s Office has arrested two people from Virginia on marijuana dealing charges.

One person arrested, one injured in Hopewell shooting

Police say a shooting in Hopewell is under investigation.

Police: Man shot while driving along Midlothian Turnpike

Anyone with information is asked to call police at 804-748-1251 or Crime Solvers at 804-748-0660.

VADOC: Inmates use bed sheets to set fires at correctional center

No one was injured.

Henrico police investigating after man critically injured in shooting

Anyone with information is asked to call police at 804-501-5000 or Crime Stoppers at 804-780-1000.

Police search for man suspected of stealing copper from structures

Anyone with information is asked to call First Precinct Detective T. Wilson at (804) 646-0672 or Crime Stoppers at (804) 780-1000.

Virginia woman lied about being attacked by Black couple, deputies say

A Powhatan woman is accused of lying to deputies about being attacked by a Black couple and now she’s the one facing charges.

1 person shot in Richmond’s east end

The victim, who had been shot at least one time, was taken to the hospital

Warrants issued for suspect in Charleston 9 Memorial vandalism

Investigators say they have issued warrants for a suspect in the vandalism of the Charleston 9 Memorial Park on Savannah Highway.

Former LaGrange TV station owner sentenced to 1,000 years in prison paroled after 7

A former LaGrange TV station owner who was sentenced to 1,000 years in prison in 2013 has been paroled after just seven.

Police: Henrico man charged with sexual offense

According to police, Demond Kevin Randolph, 35, of Henrico, was walking around the store carrying a shirt and later walked up behind a female and reached between the female’s legs and took a photo with his cellphone.

Police: Man charged with assault while using vehicle

Police say a man has been charged with assault while using a vehicle.

Man charged in connection to deadly shooting in Chesterfield

A man has been charged in connection to a deadly shooting in Chesterfield.

Police: Chesapeake man arrested in Richmond for having active explosive device

Virginia State Police says a Chesapeake man was arrested in Richmond for having an active explosive device in his possession.

  ‘I’m listening, we want to make this department better': Newly appointed Richmond police chief officially introduced

Late Saturday afternoon, Richmond Mayor Levar Stoney officially introduced Gerald Smith as the city’s new police chief. Smith made the 300-mile trek from the Charlotte-Mecklenberg Police Department where he served as the deputy chief.

Teen arrested after South Boston shooting

A 17-year-old boy has been arrested after a shooting Friday night.

Victim identified in Richmond homicide investigation

Richmond police have identified a man killed in the city’s east end on June 25.

Police continue to ask for tips in connection to 7-year-old killed by celebratory gunfire

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

Virginia man charged with lying to agents about alleged involvement in cross burning

A Virginia man has been charged with lying to federal agents about his involvement in a cross burning in the front lawn of African-American woman’s home in Marion.

Virginia man accused of threatening to kill Sen. Mark Warner

A Virginia Beach man was arrested after he allegedly threatened to kill Senator Mark Warner over his perceived lack of receiving Social Security payments.

Police: Man breaks into business after 3-vehicle crash

A Henrico man faces multiple charges including vandalism after police say he broke into a business after he was involved in a crash.

Fire Chief: Vandalism at Charleston 9 firefighter memorial ‘heinous, disgusting'

The Charleston Police Department is investigating vandalism discovered early Friday morning at the memorial site for nine city of Charleston firefighters killed in a 2007 furniture store fire.

  USPS offers up to $50k reward in connection to mail carrier assault

The United States Postal Service is offering up to a $50,000 reward in connection to the assault of a mail carrier in Highland Springs.

Man injured in overnight Henrico shooting

Around 2:15 a.m., officers responded to the 3600 block of Delmont Street for a reported shooting.

One officer injured, 15 people arrested after sit-in in Richmond

Police say one officer was injured and 15 protesters were arrested after conducting a sit-in.

Mueller report witness to be sentenced on child sex charges

George Nader pleaded guilty in January to bringing a 14-year-old boy from the Czech Republic to the U.S. 20 years ago to engage in sexual activity.

  Monument Avenue residents upset over noise, threatening chants after midnight

For several nights residents of the Fan District and Monument Avenue residents have been complaining about blaring horns, helicopters overhead, and threatening chants from demonstrators hours after midnight.

Police investigating shooting in Henrico County

Henrico police are investigating a shooting that happened Thursday afternoon.

  ‘Unlawful assembly’ for 4th consecutive night ends in arrests; Starbucks, Maury monument vandalized

Protests began at the Lee Monument, then moved towards the Maury statue, where people tried to pull it down with a rope

  Richmond City Councilors cite public safety concerns over new push to remove Monument Ave. statues

As protesters in the City of Richmond take matters into their own hands, city councilors are concerned confederate statues are becoming a public safety issue.

New Kent police warn residents of Wells Fargo Bank scam

The New Kent County Sheriff’s Office is warning residents about a Wells Fargo Bank scam.

Goochland police investigating car break-ins

Goochland police say they are investigating a vehicle break-in.

Richmond Arson Team investigating fire at Starbucks

The Richmond Police and Fire Department Arson Team are investigating a fire started at a Starbucks in the Fan.

  Man accused of driving through crowd of protesters will not be released on bond

The man accused of driving through a crowd of protesters in Henrico earlier this month will not be released on bond, the judge ordered.

Augusta County man accused of raping woman who needed directions

An Augusta County man was arrested this week for allegedly raping a woman he had offered to help with directions more than a year ago.

Virginia couple charged in $1.5 million virus fraud scheme

A northern Virginia couple has been charged with fraud after prosecutors say they received nearly $1.5 million in federal funds meant for businesses struggling under the coronavirus pandemic.

Franklin County murder case against Michael Brown proceeds to grand jury

The murder case of Michael Brown was certified to a grand jury Wednesday in Franklin County General District Court.

Louisa County Sheriff’s Office seeks help locating “most wanted” suspect

The Louisa County Sheriff’s Office is asking for the community’s help locating one of its most wanted suspects.