Crime

  Man arrested, another wanted in gas-stealing scheme

A Henrico man is busted! -- accused of a crafty scheme to steal fuel from a Petersburg business. Keith Booker is being held at Riverside Regional jail on a grand larceny charge.

Police: Woman ‘able to fight back and escape’ attempted abduction

Richmond police officer found not guilty of sex crime

  Former Va. inmate wins over $1 million in injury lawsuit

  26 RPS students shot last year; district ups counseling budget

Richmond woman pleads guilty to stealing checks from mailboxes

1 injured in shooting on Fairfield Avenue

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Police: Man exposed himself to 3 victims in Henrico’s West End

Police: No evidence Henrico officers were exposed to drugs

Mother of starved Va. teen pleads no contest to murder

Richmond Police investigate southside shooting

Chicago firm to lead Virginia Beach shooting investigation

Hanover deputies seek to identify larceny suspects

  Chesterfield police searching for car theft, credit card fraud suspects

Chesterfield police are searching for the men behind a car theft and credit card fraud.

Man seriously injured in Richmond shooting; suspect unknown

A 25-year-old is fighting for his life after being shot early Monday morning.

Police investigating overnight assault in Shockoe Bottom

The Richmond Police Department is investigating a stabbing that happened in Shockoe Bottom early Wednesday morning.

Man who ran from police after traffic stop on I-95 captured

The man was last seen was wearing burgundy and red shorts and a cartoon character shirt.

Police investigating after 2 men try robbing 2 people at apartment complex

  VIDEO: 3 wanted following armed robbery at Richmond store

Court reinstates challenge to ‘habitual drunkard’ law

  Bus driver in deadly I-95 bus crash indicted on involuntary manslaughter charges

  ‘They seemed very professional:’ Pharmacist tied up during armed robbery

Kansas man arrested in Henrico on child sex charges

  James Fields gets another life sentence for Heather Heyer’s death

This comes less than two weeks after Fields was sentenced to life in prison on hate crimes charges.

3 arrested following drug investigation in Stafford

Several firearms and drugs were recovered during the arrests and searches.

Man wanted for using stolen debit card in Chesterfield

Police say the suspect used the card at the ATM at the Sheetz on South Providence Road just after 1 a.m. on May 31.

Man faces second sentence in Charlottesville car attack

A man sentenced to life in prison on federal hate crime charges for slamming his car into anti-racism protesters during a white nationalist rally in Virginia is set to be sentenced on state murder and wounding charges

Chesterfield police searching for middle school vandals

Chesterfield police need help finding the people who vandalized a middle school, days after the school year ended.

Police searching for person who fired gunshots at Prince George home

An investigation revealed at least three gunshots were fired from a gun, and shell cases were found at the scene.

Body found near state park in Virginia Beach believed to be missing teacher, officials say

Officials believe the body is that of a teacher who went missing earlier in the week.

Man, woman found dead in Newport News apartment

The man and woman were pronounced dead at the scene, police say.

Man charged with attempted murder, hate crimes in Goochland

Neither of the victims were injured.

10 arrested, 7 wanted on 30-plus charges including child neglect, drug distribution

The Tri-County Drug and Gang Task Force conducted an operation Thursday morning that led to the arrests of 10 individuals with about 31 drug and firearm charges.

Monument Avenue stabbing suspect arrested

Richmond police responded to the intersection of Monument Avenue and North Davis Avenue for a reported stabbing that the victim and a witness said occurred in the 2300 block of Monument Avenue.

Felon on supervised release given 7 years for firearm possession

Jabali Dickerson, 27, was found to have a firearm in a backpack while under federal supervised release.

Sex offender turns himself in; Va. police continue search for two more

Police said all three of them were wanted for failing to re-register.

Man who tried to rob Hanover business caught on camera

The Hanover County Sheriff’s Office is searching for an attempted robber.

Caroline man charged in contractor fraud investigation

Matthew Petrey was arrested Wednesday without incident on one charge of grand larceny and two charges of operating without a contractor’s license.

Man hurts himself breaking into a Richmond home

According to police, the man sustained a non-life-threatening puncture wound.

2 men wanted following theft from Best Buy

Police said the men concealed several items valued at more than $6,000 from the store in the 700 block of Southpark Boulevard on June 28.

Man wanted in Orange for 11 probation violations

I-Self Manifest Allah, also known as Yah Yah Veney, is described as a 38-year-old black male, 5-foot-9 weighing 170 pounds, with black hair and brown eyes.

  25 years ago, a brutal Petersburg murder led to forensic history

One of our own, a young production assistant, didn’t show up for work and was found murdered in her apartment.

  ‘Deplorable, inhumane conditions:’ Mother, daughter face animal cruelty charges after over 30 animals taken from home

A mother and daughter are facing animal cruelty and neglect charges after over 30 animals were seized from a New Kent home.

Man in custody after escaping ICE detention center in Caroline County

A man is in custody after escaping a detention center in Caroline County and entering Fort A.P. Hill.

  ‘She was just starting to live life’: Family of murdered 1-year-old feels closure after arrest made

The heartbroken family of Jaidah Morris says they feel closure after police arrested a man they say is responsible for her murder nearly two years ago.

  Pregnant woman survives getting struck by stray bullets on Richmond’s southside

The woman, who was five weeks pregnant according to her family, was struck by two bullets in the leg. She and her baby are now in stable condition.

3 arrested after meth lab discovered in Northern Neck

Following a four-month investigation, the sheriff’s office said a search warrant was executed July 10 in the 2000 block of Monroe Bay Circle.

  Police say man, shot killed stepson during fight

Police say Herbert L. Washington shot his stepson during an altercation.

RPD searching for suspect in Carytown business robbery

Police responded to the 00 block of Nansemond Street on Tuesday, July 2 at 11:11 p.m. for a commercial robbery.

US marshals offer reward for Virginia man in fatal shooting

The U.S. Marshals Service is offering a reward of up to $1,500 for information leading to the arrest of a Virginia man charged with second-degree murder

Virginia State Police issue more than 7,000 tickets over holiday weekend

Virginia State Police issued more than 7,000 citations to drivers across the state during the Fourth of July weekend.

Police: Teen charged after pulling knife, taking 16-year-old’s phone

The victim was not injured.

  2 charged in 2017 murder of 1-year-old Henrico girl

Two men have been charged in the 2017 shooting death of a Henrico 1-year-old.

Woman fighting for life after Richmond shooting

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

Richmond police exchange gunfire outside middle school

Two Richmond police officers are on administrative assignment after exchanging gunfire with someone outside a middle school early Tuesday morning.

  Mom says she was defrauded out of $1,250 attempting to rent Hopewell home

A mother of three is furious after she paid more than $1,200 to move into a home that may have never belonged to the person claiming it was available for rent.

Virginia ranks No. 10 for rising in hate crimes, study says

According to a new study, Virginia ranks tenth for seeing the biggest rise in hate crimes across the country.

Police identify man found dead in alley; homicide investigation underway

The body has been transported to the medical examiner’s office in Richmond for autopsy and positive identification.

Thief steals nearly 12,000 lottery tickets, 170 cartons of cigarettes from Va. business

Deputies were called to the business along Garrisonville Road around 4:35 a.m. after a business alarm went off.

Rockingham man shot, killed by police

No other civilians or officers were injured in the incident.

Indecent exposure suspect wanted in Chesterfield

The man is described as being approximately 6 feet tall with a goatee and short deadlocks.

  Central Virginia officials hold ‘Stop the Gun Violence’ rally

"The thoughts and prayers – we appreciate those – but its time for votes and laws."

  ‘There is something wrong with our laws:' Man charged with DUI after pedestrian hit, killed

Shane Erick Dent, 34, of Midlothian, was arrested at the scene for DUI.

Woman found with gunshot wound inside car, police say

Detectives believe the shooting happened in the 1400 block of Minefee Street.

Northam expected to join gun violence rally in Richmond

The rally takes place Sunday from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. at 31st Street Baptist Church.

  Family remembers woman killed in Shockoe Bottom hit-and-run

The 22-year-old was celebrated with clapping and joyful singing throughout the service.

20-year-old man dies after being shot multiple times

A 20-year-old man is dead after being shot multiple times in Petersburg.

Juvenile shot in moving vehicle in Chesterfield; police searching for gunman

A young man was shot in the leg while traveling in a vehicle in Chesterfield Friday night.

Va. man wanted on sex trafficking charges

Evan Anthony Cole, 29, is accused of abducting and forcing two victims into prostitutions.

Man shot, killed in Richmond identified; gunman still unknown

The Richmond Police Department is conducting a death investigation following a shooting in Mosby Court.

  Suspect charged in Va. plasma center stabbing

Multiple people were stabbed Thursday afternoon at a plasma donation center in Petersburg.

Fourth of July burglary ends in gunshots, fight

Investigators say a woman entered a home on South Twilight Lane and was confronted by the homeowner.

Man wanted for attacking 72-year-old man in Danville

Authorities are searching for a 39-year-old man accused of attacking a 72-year-old man in Danville.

Man charged with assault, battery following Goochland fight

James Rivera, 25, was arrested for assault and battery at a Goochland apartment complex.

Man shot, killed in garage; suspect arrested

A firearm was found in the area of the rear entrance to Economy Propane on Holiday Road in Louisa County.

Man killed, woman seriously injured in Va. gas station shooting

The incident occurred around 10:15 p.m. Wednesday night at the 5 Twelve Gas Station, located in the 1000 block of Garrisonville Road.

2 men arrested for 7-Eleven robbery

Two men have been arrested in connection to a robbery of a gas station in Stafford County.

Police: Shooting victim dropped off at fire station

Police are in the early stages of their investigation.

Police: Man in his 20s fighting for life after shooting

Police were called around 6:50 p.m. on Tuesday to the 1900 block of Ruffin Road.

Police search for burglar who used stolen credit cards at Kroger

Police are looking for a suspect they say used stolen credit cards to make purchases at Kroger.

  Police identify man shot to death in Richmond’s Whitcomb Court

Police say a second shooting victim showed up at the hospital a short time later.