Crime

  ’It breaks my heart’: Pit bull puppy stolen from Richmond home

A 14-week-old pit bull puppy named Tobias was stolen from his dog crate in Richmond.

  Shooting in apartment parking lot turns into barricade situation

Petersburg police looking for suspect in business burglary

Richmond police identify man shot to death in south side home

Richmond police identify man shot to death in vehicle

Reward upped, new website rolled out in search for students’ killer

Henrico man arrested on assault, strangulation charges

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Man arrested for fighting over parking spot in Henrico

  Sheriff’s office in Va. warns of ‘virtual kidnapping’ scam

  Former L.C. Bird athletic director charged with embezzlement

Deputies: Kittens die after being thrown out truck window; investigation underway

Chesterfield police looking for man who robbed Wells Fargo

2 charged with child endangerment following drug bust

Chesterfield man charged with arson sentenced to 3 years

Daniel Adkins, of Midlothian, has been sentenced to three years behind bars.

Va. inmate dies after fighting with cellmate

The incident remains under investigation.

Assault and battery charge against gymnastics coach set aside

The charge was dismissed in August after being amended to assault and battery earlier this year.

  Richmond police investigate double-shooting in Fulton Hill neighborhood

Richmond police are investigating a double-shooting in the Fulton Hill neighborhood.

2 arrested after assault, robbery in Henrico

  Neighbors concerned after handcuffed man escapes police car

3 juveniles arrested in fatal shooting at convenience store

Fairfax music teacher convicted of sex crimes against children

Woman faces DUI, child neglect charges following car crash in Henrico County

Man wanted after breaking into school in Colonial Heights

Richmond police investigating 7-Eleven robbery near VCU

Richmond police are investigating a robbery that occurred Tuesday morning.

Police: 1 struck with vehicle following argument near VCU

Following a verbal argument, the victim said the suspect got into his vehicle and struck the victim, causing injury.

Richmond police investigating Chamberlayne Parkway shooting

Richmond police are investigating a shooting that left a man injured just after midnight.

Man wounded in Chamberlayne Parkway shooting

Anyone with information about this shooting is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 780-1000.

  Driver defaces LGBTQ street mural in Richmond

The mural is located at the intersection of Altamont Avenue and West Marshall Street.

  Virginia Crime Commission begins hearing testimony on gun violence

The meeting comes after a General Assembly special session on gun control ended abruptly in July.

Police identify Midlothian man shot, killed in Richmond

Richmond police are investigating after a man was shot and killed on Sunday morning.

  Man accused of stealing armored vehicle found not guilty by reason of insanity

Joshua Philip Yabut was arrested June 5, 2018, after police say he took the armored vehicle from Fort Pickett while serving in the Virginia National Guard.

Man facing drug charges after fleeing deputy, hiding in trash can

The sheriff’s office said drug paraphernalia as well as several clear bags of a substance consistent with marijuana were found in a backpack in the vehicle.

  Suspect wanted in theft from Richmond church

A victim told police an unidentified man had pushed the AC unit in, broke into the church and stole an item before leaving.

Richmond police investigating Creighton Court shooting

The incident remains under investigation.

Man taken to hospital after shooting at Richmond apartment complex

Officers were called shortly aft 4 p.m. due to multiple calls of a possible shooting on Sunday.

Source: Alleged Walmart threat is unsubstantiated

A source did confirm that Walmart is looking into the threats and working with law enforcement to investigate.

Man fighting for life following Richmond stabbing

Police were called to the 2900 block of North Avenue on Saturday for the report of a stabbing around 8:50 p.m.

3 injured in officer-involved shooting in Newport News

Three people were injured, including a suspect, after an officer-involved shooting in Newport News.

Police: Woman stabs man during argument over $20

Police were called around 11:17 a.m. to the 2900 block of Kane Street on Saturday for a stabbing.

Knife-wielding woman arrested following stabbing in Chesterfield

Chesterfield police are investigating a stabbing that occurred early Saturday morning.

  'It’s the worst thing I’ve ever experienced’: Son speaks out after person of interest in custody in mother’s death

For the past three months, Scott Fairman has been restlessly searching for answers in the tragedy that rocked his soul to the core.

Sheriff’s office: 26-year-old man rode bus to school, stole from cafeteria

The man was transported to the Mary Washington Hospital for mental health treatment.

  Person of interest in custody in VCU administrator’s death

Officers were conducting a welfare check just after 11 p.m. at a home in the 7400 block of Tanglewood Road when they found a woman dead.

Man wanted for failing to register as sex offender over crimes against child

Niseem Hogue, 24, is described as a black male 5-foot-5 weighing 150 pounds with black hair and brown eyes.

  Woman charged with smuggling drugs into jail; 10 people hospitalized after exposure

Police charged Sarah Elisabeth Moore, 34, for prisoner in possession of a chemical unlawfully received on Friday.

Survivor of 2015 on-air shooting sues Va. TV station

The woman says the TV station was negligent in hiring Vester Lee Flanagan II, who wounded her and killed journalists Alison Parker and Adam Ward then himself.

4 charged in theft ring at 2 UPS stores

Colonial Heights police began investigating several cell phones that were being sold at electronic kiosks in Colonial Heights and Petersburg on July 30.

  'Water is life’: Irrigation tank stolen from Richmond community garden

Richmond police say thieves stole a water tank from the Seeds of Change community garden late Aug. 13 or early Aug. 14

  Residents believe thieves using new technology to break into vehicles

The Chesterfield Police Department confirms more than 12 vehicle break-ins have occurred in the same neighborhood since Aug. 1.

Woman charged with hit-and-run after runner struck on Broad Street

Police were called around 8:43 a.m. to the area of West Broad and Harrison streets on Saturday.

Man charged with DUI, drug possession after I-81 pursuit reaches speeds of 115 mph

Three passengers in the vehicle were also charged.

Man arrested, 18-year-old killed after shootout in Spotsylvania

Augustus A. Rhodes currently faces charges of aggravated malicious wounding and use of a firearm in the commission of a felony.

Deputies searching for woman, man suspected of check fraud

The Amelia County Sheriff’s Office is searching two persons of interest in a check fraud investigation.

  Police searching for men caught on camera tampering with vehicles

Detectives believe the two men are linked to other cases in the City.

Woman arrested in connection with 2 sexual assaults at Buffalo Wild Wings

Nikesha Roy, 31, of Montross, was arrested on four charges of sexual battery, one charge of sexual object penetration and one charge of attempted sexual object penetration.

  Woman’s car stolen while left running at 7-Eleven

A Henrico woman is left without her car or ID after it was taken while her husband left it running while going into a store.

Man injured in Richmond stabbing, suspect identified

Police were called around 4:19 p.m. to the 1100 block of North 25th Street on Wednesday.

After chase in stolen vehicle, Virginia man charged with DUI

The Stafford County Sheriff’s Office responded to a report of a suspicious vehicle driving in a field at Fredericksburg Motor Sports at 430 Kings Highway.

Richmond man arrested in connection with armed bank robbery

Police arrested 24-year-old Okello T. Chatrie in connection with the incident.

Man on bicycle charged with stealing PlayStation from Best Buy

The suspect strapped the items to a bicycle with a bungee cord and rode away in the direction of the commuter lot.

Judge orders mental evaluation for abduction attempt suspect

A judge in Virginia is ordering a woman accused of attempting to kidnap children at a Target store to undergo mental health evaluations.

  Windows shot out of 2 Chesterfield school buses

The suspects were seen on surveillance video driving a green four-door sedan.

Town hall to help community ‘think creatively’ on how to end gun violence postponed

The event is from 6-7 p.m. at MLK Middle School at 1000 Mosby St.

Henrico teen charged with pawn shop burglary

The 19-year-old fled the store and was taken into custody by a deputy and his K9 partner.

Virginia K9 officers to receive free protective vests

A K9 officer in Prince George and another in York-Poquoson will receive donated vests from nonprofit organizations.

Charlottesville helicopter crash report now due next year

A federal investigation into what caused a Virginia State Police helicopter to crash during the deadly white nationalist rally in Charlottesville still isn't complete

2 injured in early morning shooting

Officers responded to the scene at 12:45 a.m. and two victims took themselves to the hospital.

2 suspects wanted in theft at Chesterfield Wawa

Officers responded to Wawa in the 7500 block of Midlothian Turnpike at 3:40 p.m. July 22 for a robbery that occurred in the parking lot.

Virginia police: Child stole car; crashed after chase

Police in Virginia say a child driving a stolen vehicle led officers on a chase that ended in a crash

Driver slams into power pole knocking out power, closing Henrico road

The driver received minor injuries and was charged with hit-and-run.

  Charlottesville marks 2 years since deadly rally

Heather Heyer was killed in 2017 when a man plowed into a group of anti-protesters.

  Uptick in crime leads to community ‘Stop the Violence’ meeting

After a violent start to the weekend, a small group gathered for a Stop the Violence event to raise awareness of the impact shootings can have on a community.

  Police identify man shot, killed on Redd Street in Richmond

Police responded to the 1900 block of Redd Street for a reported shooting and found man suffering from a gunshot wound lying in the street.

Man charged in football player’s killing accidentally freed

Police in Virginia are investigating why a man was accidentally freed from jail three days before he is scheduled to be tried on a murder charge in the shooting death of Norfolk State University football player

Chesterfield police continue to investigate alleged assault of an attorney

Police suspect the man was assaulted, but there were no witnesses on the scene.

7 injured, 1 seriously, after multiple overnight shootings in Richmond

Seven people were injured, including one seriously, after multiple overnight shootings in Richmond.

  ‘We can’t operate in fear’: Richmond NAACP receives threatening call

The message lasts about 30 seconds and the caller says, “We’re going to get rid of you.”

Woman wanted for using fake $100 bills that ‘look and feel authentic’

The South Hill Police Department says a woman attempted to use the fake bills at three stores on Thursday.

Woman wanted for selling heroin, avoiding arrest

Sabrina Angelica Garrison, 30, is wanted on charges of Distribution of heroin and Conspiracy.

Police: Woman fighting customers at Va. store attempted to abduct children

All the children were under the age of 5 and were not injured in the incident.

  250 arrests made, dozens of tickets issued in Richmond during ’360 Blitz'

From Sunday, July 21 through Saturday, July 27, RPD increased patrols along Hull Street Road, as well as setting a DUI checkpoint on the 14th Street Bridge.