Crime

  Church Hill neighbors voice frustration over unanswered requests to Richmond leaders

An uptick in violence in a Church Hill neighborhood finds neighbors pleading with the city yet again.

Police identify man found in James River

Police: Man sought in connection to Northside shooting in January

Police: Five people charged in connection to drug scheme at Chesterfield County Jail

Police: Two suspects sought in Chesterfield Walgreens robbery

2 men plead guilty in international robocalls scheme

Former construction management executive sentenced to prison in accounting scheme

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Sheriff’s office: Suspect bit, kicked deputy during DUI arrest

Driver sentenced to prison for crash that left 1-year-old dead

Police: House damaged after being struck by gunfire

Man transported to hospital after shooting in Richmond

Police: 16-year-old identified in fatal Saturday shooting

Nursing home employee arrested after attempting sexual contact with patient

Appeal over dictionary use denied in U.Va. lacrosse slaying

A judge in December allowed Huguely to appeal on claims the jury improperly consulted a dictionary on the definition of “malice.”

Police arrest bank robbery suspect in Petersburg

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

Federal agents seize $2.82 million worth of cocaine-coated corn flakes

On Feb. 13, CBP officers in Cincinnati intercepted the smuggled drugs in a shipment of cereal coming from South America. The shipment contained about 44 pounds of cocaine-coated corn flakes, which could have a street value of up to $2,822,400.

  Police identify suspect injured during officer-involved shooting in Chesterfield

Police said a suspect is now in custody following an officer-involved shooting and barricade situation in Chesterfield County.

Authorities seek to identify larceny, assault suspect

Virginia man charged with attacking officers at US Capitol

Henrico residence struck with gunfire leaves man injured

Nelson County Sheriff’s Office: Remains of Alexis Murphy found

Deputies search for man suspected of passing counterfeit bills

Human remains found on the edge of Hollins University campus

Juvenile shot in Petersburg gets transported to hospital

Anyone with information should contact Petersburg/Dinwiddie Crime Solvers at 804-861-1212.

Va. man to appear in court on child abduction charges

A Virginia man charged with grooming and kidnapping a 12-year-old girl from Fresno, California is expected to be in court Wednesday.

Man pleads guilty to receipt of child pornography

A man pleaded guilty to wire fraud, engaging in an unlawful monetary transaction using fraud proceeds and receipt of child pornography on Tuesday.

Richmond man sentenced to prison for employment tax fraud

A Richmond businessman was sentenced to prison for failing to collect, truthfully account for and pay over employment taxes.

Police: Missing 77-year-old last seen at Chesterfield hospital found safe

Police say a missing man who was last seen at St. Francis Hospital in Chesterfield has been found safe.

Elderly S.C. couple take down intruder, knock out his teeth

When a home invader targeted an elderly Aiken County couple, he didn’t know what he was in for.

Driver charged for crash that destroyed memorial for fallen officer

A man has been charged and arrested for a crash that destroyed a roadside memorial for a fallen officer.

Man dies after launching boat at Smith Mountain Lake

A man died Friday after falling into Smith Mountain Lake while handling a boat being launched for a day of fishing.

Police: Suspect taken into custody after ‘Dukes of Hazzard’ hood slide attempt

Stafford police say a wanted man was taken into custody on Sunday after a foot pursuit similar to a scene from “The Dukes of Hazzard.”

Virginia’s spring fire season, 4 p.m. law begins today

Officials say 95% of wildland fires in Virginia are human-caused.

  Virginia State Trooper vehicle hit by falling tree

Virginia State Troopers are warning travelers of dangerous road conditions with a photo of a fallen tree on a cop car.

Man charged with shooting guard at Virginia federal facility

Documents say Rankin entered the Norfolk Social Security Administration building Monday afternoon and shouted, “I want my money!” before wounding a security guard.

Makeshift memorial for Va. deputy destroyed overnight

The Pulaski County Sheriff’s Office is asking for information from the public after a makeshift memorial for a fallen officer was destroyed.

  VSP responds to 360+ crashes; slick pavement to remain threat into Sunday

Virginia State Police responded to more than 360 vehicle crashes on Saturday as an ice storm impacted the commonwealth, and officials are advising drivers to avoid travel.

Police: Man charged with second-degree murder, woman identified in Henrico homicide

One man has been arrested and charged with second-degree murder in connection to a Henrico woman’s death, police said Saturday.

  “When he asked me for the money... I knew it was over’: USPIS warns romance scams on the rise

A Chesterfield woman warns those looking for love that scammers are out for their money

Police: Two women steal over $1,500 worth of items from Target

According to Crime Solvers, two female suspects entered Target, with one of them selecting multiple items from the store.

Man arrested in double shooting that killed man, injured teen

A man is charged with murder for a January double shooting that left one man dead and a teenager injured.

Family member arrested after juvenile shot in Louisa

A Louisa juvenile was injured and sent to the hospital after a shooting involving a family member.

Police identify man shot, killed in Richmond

Richmond police say a man in his 20s is dead after being shot Thursday evening.

Better Business Bureau warns romance scams are on the rise

In case you’re looking for love online, the Better Business Bureau is reminding you to keep your wits about you.

Former Virginia store owner sentenced for money laundering

A former Virginia store owner has been sentenced to eight years in federal prison for her part in a money laundering operation involving an international drug cartel.

Three charged after dismembered body found in wooded area of Spotsylvania County

The Spotsylvania County Sheriff’s Office says an investigation is underway after a body was found in a wooded area.

Man held in killing of woman found on I-80 in Pennsylvania

Authorities said they believed she was likely shot elsewhere before her body was discovered in Pennsylvania.

Man injured after shooting in downtown Richmond

Anyone with information is asked to call Major Crimes Detective A. Corchado at (804) 646-4314 or Crime Stoppers at (804) 780-1000.

Police: 19-year-old cellphone robbery suspect located, taken into custody

A 19-year-old wanted for his involvement in a robbery that took place in Chesterfield has been located and taken into custody, according to police.

Second man charged in Henrico double shooting

A second man has been arrested in connection to the double shooting that occurred in Henrico on the evening of Feb. 4.

Police identify man shot, killed overnight in Richmond

Richmond police say a man in his 40s is dead after being shot on the city’s southside early Wednesday.

Peeping Tom suspect arrested after cameras found in woman’s apartment

A peeping tom suspect was arrested after cameras were found in a woman’s Fredericksburg apartment.

Admitted KKK leader who drove through crowd of protesters sentenced to prison

A self-proclaimed KKK leader who drove through a crowd of Black Lives Matter protesters has been sentenced to prison.

Remains found in Pocahontas State Park belong to missing Henrico man

The remains were identified as John L. Fergusson, 23, of Henrico County by the Office of the Chief Medical Examiner.

Virginia woman’s body found off Pennsylvania highway

The Pennsylvania State Police on Monday did not release how Rebecca Landrith, 47, died or where in Virginia she had lived.

Police: 2 shot at government building location in Virginia

Police say two people have been shot and wounded at the address of the Social Security Administration building in Norfolk, Virginia.

Man sentenced to life in prison for murder of 82-year-old

A man was sentenced to life in prison on Monday for the murder of an 82-year-old man in Nottoway County.

Amelia man faces sexual battery charges in Chesterfield, Henrico

“Through a joint effort, Chesterfield and Henrico County Police worked collaboratively to investigate these assaults,” said HCPD Lt. Matt Pecka.

Deputies charge man with shooting teen in leg

The investigation is ongoing.

Virginia State Police trooper suspended following arrest on rape charges

A Virginia State Police officer has been suspended without pay following his arrest earlier this week on felony charges.

Three hurt in shooting at Virginia restaurant

Three people were hurt in a late-night shooting at a Virginia restaurant.

Two men hospitalized after Waffle House shooting

Two men were sent to the hospital following a Saturday morning shooting at a Waffle House in Colonial Heights.

Man charged after Virginia man’s body found in woods

A man has been arrested in the death of a Virginia man whose dismembered body was found in a wooded area.

  AMBER Alert canceled after abducted 3-month-old found safe; Chesterfield woman in custody

An Amber Alert has been canceled for a 3-month-old who was abducted on Thursday from Newport News.

Police search for suspect who stole air compressor, cash from convenience store

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

Police make arrest in connection to string of robberies

A man has been arrested in connection to a string of robberies in Richmond and Henrico.

Police: 18-year-old arrested in Henrico double shooting

An 18-year-old has been arrested in connection to the double shooting that occurred in Henrico on the evening of Feb. 4.

KKK member pleads guilty to driving into crowd of protesters

A member of the Ku Klux Klan has pleaded guilty to charges that he drove his truck through a crowd of Black Lives Matter protesters.

Wanted man taken into custody after crashing car into drainage ditch during police pursuit in Va.

State police are investigating and additional charges are pending.

Man charged with attempting to have sex with minor

Police say a man has been arrested for allegedly trying to have sex to a juvenile he met through social media.

Police: Suspect arrested in connection to Chesterfield store robbery

Police identified the suspect as Paul L. Herrmann of Chesterfield.

Henrico police searching for suspect in shooting that injured one

One person was taken to a hospital after a shooting in Henrico County Thursday morning.

Prince George woman charged with attempting to drown 7-month-old son

A woman from Prince George County has been charged with attempted murder after police say she tried to drown her 7-month-old son in a river last month.

Man arrested after allegedly sexually assaulting woman in Chesterfield

A man has been charged with sexually assaulting a woman in a parking lot located in Chesterfield, police say.

Police: Richmond man arrested in connection to Henrico shooting in January

Police say a man has been arrested in connection to a shooting that occurred in Henrico last month.

Police investigating after suspect fires shots inside business

The incident happened around 12:43 a.m. in the 400 block of East Broad Rock Road.

VSP: Man killed, woman injured after being shot by passengers in vehicle along I-85

Virginia State Police said a man was killed and a woman was injured after they were shot by passengers in a vehicle along Interstate 85 in Petersburg.

Police arrest man in connection to robbing convenience store twice

Henrico police have arrested a man in connection to robbing a convenience store twice.

Police searching for man accused of robbing business with handgun

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

RPD: Homicide investigation underway after man dies from ‘trauma’

Richmond police are investigating the murder of a man that happened Tuesday night.

Police: 18-year-old arrested after robbing food delivery driver in Henrico

Police say on Feb. 2, officers arrested Rhaquez Clayton, 18, of Henrico County.