Crime

Police: Suspect sought in Trader Joe’s armed robbery

Police say a suspect is being sought in a robbery that occurred at Trader Joe’s.

Police: 18-year-old arrested after fatal Fredricksburg shooting

Police search for men accused of robbing Chesterfield convenience store

  Family devastated after thief steals their baby’s ashes

Woman pleads guilty to aiming laser pointer at police plane while at Lee monument

Police: man charged for sexually assaulting hospice patient

  Police: Man killed 16-year-old girl before trying to take own life in domestic violence-related shooting

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Police: D.C. firefighter shot while tending to shooting victim

Richmond man receives 30 mo. sentence for heroin, fentanyl distribution

Police locate Richmond man who’d been missing for 2 weeks

Death investigation after man found injured dies

  ‘We lost a lot’: Family honors shot, killed 25-year-old with candlelight vigil

Police: Virginia woman, 3 children dead in murder suicide

Martinsville man wanted after deputies say he stabbed fiance

A Martinsville man is wanted after allegedly stabbing his fiancé during an argument.

  Police investigating Hull St. crash that killed pedestrian

The Richmond Police Department is investigating a crash that killed a pedestrian on Friday night.

RPD locates 64-year-old woman reported missing

The Richmond Police Department have located a woman that was reported missing on Saturday.

Settlement reached in lawsuit over Roanoke jail death

A wrongful death lawsuit filed by the mother of a man who committed suicide in a Virginia jail has been settled for $370,000.

Border Patrol agents arrest Va. sex offender, rescue missing woman

Police identify man killed in Caroline Co. crash

Police: Suspects sought in break-in, lootings of businesses in Richmond

  Police offer tips on how to stay safe while during selling app exchanges

Lawsuit: Tyson plant managers in Iowa bet money on how many workers would contract COVID-19

Officers find gunshot victim after hearing shots fired in Richmond

Man found guilty of murder in shooting that killed 9-year-old girl

A man was found guilty of second-degree murder on Thursday in the shooting that killed 9-year-old Markiya Dickson and injured an 11-year-old boy during a 2019 Memorial Day weekend cookout.

Police investigate after man shot in leg

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

Police: 4 arrested in connection to robberies involving sales over an app

Henrico police have charged multiple people in connection to two robberies that involved sales over an app.

Blank ballot envelopes located after being stolen from business

Anyone with information is asked to call Fourth Precinct Detective P. Cho at (804) 646-2939 or Crime Stoppers at (804) 780-1000.

Police identify man found shot to death inside Richmond apartment

A death investigation is underway in Richmond after a man in his twenties was found shot to death in an apartment.

Police: Man arrested after encounter with RPD charged with second-degree murder in New York

Police say the U.S. Marshals Service arrested Diop on Sept. 11 in New Jersey.

Police identify man shot, killed in Richmond

Anyone with information is asked to call Major Crimes Detective P. Ripley at (804) 646-0423 or Crime Stoppers at (804) 780-1000.

Deputies: Suspect wanted for breaking, entering in Hanover

Hanover County Police say they are searching for a suspect wanted for breaking and entering and grand larceny.

Court records: Man charged in Virginia woman’s killing is convicted rapist

More than 10 years before, Chiarky served about six of eight years on a conviction for raping an underage girl at her friend’s house when he was 18 and she was a minor.

Police investigating after man arrives at hospital with gunshot wound

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

Troopers: Vehicle towing trailer that caught fire leads police on chase

Virginia State Police said a vehicle towing a trailer that had caught on fire led police on a chase in Hanover County on Tuesday evening.

Police identify man found shot to death in yard

Police have released the identity of a man who was found shot to death on Wednesday, Nov. 11.

Virginia man gets 12 years for threatening woman he abducted

A federal court judge has sentenced a Virginia man to 12 years in prison for kidnapping a woman and trying to have her killed to keep her from testifying against him.

Man in prison for murder charged in 1989 cold case killing

A man imprisoned for killing a former girlfriend in Washington a decade ago has pleaded guilty to slaying his estranged wife who disappeared from her Virginia home in 1989.

  Woman sentenced in deadly Shockoe Bottom hit-and-run

A woman has been sentenced to more than 20 years in prison in connection to a deadly hit-and-run that happened in Shockoe Bottom.

26-year-old teacher pleads guilty to sexting student with special needs

A 26-year-old former teacher pleaded guilty on Monday on charges related to sexting a student with special needs in Louisa County.

Police: 17-year-old charged with murder in Richmond man’s death

Chesterfield police say a 17-year-old boy has been charged with second-degree murder in the shooting death of a Richmond man.

Stabbing in Richmond leaves one person injured

Richmond police are investigating a stabbing that occurred in the city on Sunday evening.

Train hits SUV stuck on tracks in Chesterfield

A disabled vehicle led to a train crash in Chesterfield County on Sunday, Chesterfield police reported.

West Virginia State Police issue Amber Alert for kidnapped 2-year-old boy

West Virginia State Police have issued a BOLO (be on the lookout) following the kidnapping of a 2-year-old boy who was last seen in New Martinsville, West Virginia.

Petersburg police investigating shooting

Petersburg police are investigating a shooting that occurred on Spring Street.

RPD receives advanced, gold standard reaccreditation

The Richmond Police Department received on Thursday an advanced, gold standard reaccreditation from the Commission on Accreditation for Law Enforcement Agencies, or CALEA.

Woman killed in single-vehicle crash in Louisa Co., authorities say

A woman died Saturday night after a crash in Louisa County, Virginia State Police said in a release.

RPD: Woman sent to hospital after accidental gunfire

Richmond police say a woman was sent to a local hospital after an accidental shooting Saturday evening.

Six indicted for bribery scheme in Petersburg prison

Six individuals have been charged in a bribery scheme that occurred within the Federal Correctional Institution in Petersburg.

Virginia fugitive in custody after hit and run in Robeson County

Deputies said he was taken into custody Friday morning.

Crime Solvers searching for suspects accused of stealing $1,000 in copper wire

Crime Solvers is asking for the public’s help solving a grand larceny case in Chesterfield County.

Petersburg police say victims in double shooting are teens

The Petersburg Police Department is investigating a double shooting that happened Friday night.

Police arrest man in connection with multiple Hopewell shootings

Hopewell police have made an arrest in connection with several shootings that left at least two people injured on Wednesday.

Virginia man sentenced for defrauding COVID-19 relief

Tarik Jaafar was arrested in June at a New York airport after purchasing one-way tickets with his wife to Poland.

Man suffers life-threatening injuries after being shot in Richmond

No information on a suspect has been released at this time.

Woman who cost parents custody of their children headed to prison

Several victims said Thursday that Brandy Murrah’s deceit cost them custody of their children because she purposely reported incorrect drug test findings.

Police investigating after man shot in Richmond

Police were called to the 500 block of North 2nd Street around 6:36 p.m. for a person shot.

Threat to burn Black church: North Carolina man gets 2 years

A man has been sentenced to two years in prison for threatening to burn down a Black church in Virginia Beach, Virginia.

Prosecutor: 2 Virginia officers charged in fatal shooting

Two officers have been indicted in connection with the death of a Virginia man who was killed by police during a struggle as officers were confronting him about allegedly abusing the 911 system.

Police: Arrest made after missing woman’s remains found

Police say an arrest has been made after the remains of a Prince George woman, who went missing in October, were found.

  ‘You’ll always be in our heart’: Family of Petersburg man offers $5K reward in double homicide case

A Central Virginia family is offering a $5,000 reward to find whoever shot and killed two men in Petersburg last month.

Virginia police find teenager shot to death inside motel

Police in Virginia say an investigation is underway after a juvenile was found shot to death inside a motel room.

Hopewell police investigating 2 shootings that left 1 injured

Hopewell police are investigating two shootings that left one person injured.

  Person suspected of stealing from Walmart leads police on car chase

Police said a person suspected of stealing from a Walmart in Chesterfield led police on a car chase.

  Police: Suspect arrested after officer fires weapon during foot chase in Richmond

Richmond police said a suspect has been arrested after an officer fired their service weapon during a foot chase on Tuesday evening.

Man charged in connection to Petersburg shooting death

A death investigation is underway in Petersburg.

3 charged in gang attacks, including 2017 slaying

Three alleged members of the MS-13 street gang have been indicted for the killing of a rival gang member in Charlottesville and the attempted killings of two others in northern Virginia.

Louisa teen sentenced to 128 years in prison for deadly home invasion

A Louisa County teen was sentenced to 128 years in prison for a deadly home invasion and robbery that happened in Nov. 2019.

  RPD searches for suspect caught on video stealing vehicle left running

Anyone with information is asked to call First Precinct Detective J. Clark at (804) 646-0698 or Crime Stoppers at (804) 780-1000.

Police: Man arrested, faces multiple charges after vehicle pursuit

Police say a man is facing multiple charges after a vehicle pursuit.

Quadruple shooting investigation underway in Richmond

Anyone with information is asked to call Major Crimes Det. DiSalvo at 804-646-3930 or Crime Stoppers at 780-1000.

Police search for man suspected of stealing from construction site

Anyone with information is asked to call First Precinct Detective J. Clark at (804) 646-0698 or Crime Stoppers at (804) 780-1000.

Police asking for public’s help in homicide investigation

Anyone with information is asked to call Detective J. Darrington at 804-732-4222.

Deputies: Mother charged after leaving child in vehicle while shopping

The Stafford County Sheriff’s Office charged a woman with child neglect after they say she left a child in a vehicle while shopping.

Police: Man arrested after stabbing his girlfriend to death in Richmond

Anyone with information is asked to call Major Crimes Detective B. Neifeld at (804) 646-3246 or Crime Stoppers at (804) 780-1000.

Virginia gynecologist convicted of fraud, unneeded surgeries

A Virginia gynecologist has been found guilty of submitting false insurance claims after performing unnecessary surgeries on women.

  Police identify victim found shot to death inside vehicle at Richmond McDonald’s

Police are investigating after a man was found shot to death in a vehicle at a Richmond McDonald’s.

Police: Men arrested after altercation, beer bottle stabbing at Sheetz

Police say two men have been arrested after an altercation and a beer bottle stabbing that took place at a Sheetz.

Police respond to reported shooting in Richmond

Police responded to the report of a shooting in Richmond Monday morning.

VSP says goodbye to ‘Rudco,’ K9 explosives detector for 7 years

Virginia State Police are bidding farewell to a K9 that served in the department for seven years.

Arby’s closed after car crashes into building

A Hanover Arby’s is closed today after a driver crashed into the building.

Police: 3 teenagers seriously injured in Virginia shooting

Police say three teenagers were seriously injured Saturday in a shooting near a mall in Virginia Beach.