Archives for December 2016

Henrico Man Wanted

Henrico County Police need help finding a man missing since mid-December. Authorities say Ramoan Jamaine Mitchell was last seen around 8 a.m. December 15th in the area of Lakefield Mews Drive. Mitchell is 40-years-old, five-feet, ten-inches tall and about 175-pounds. He has black hair, brown eyes and a birthmark on his head.

Cabela’s Shoplifting

Three people are facing charges after allegedly shoplifting at Cabela’s. Henrico County Police say Nicholas Cooper, Owen Rogers and Megan Jackson were nabbed earlier this week leaving the Short Pump store with rifle scopes and a drone. Cooper and Rogers are also charged with drug possession.

Lots of Spilled Milk

Nobody’s crying over spilled milk after a tanker overturned on an Interstate-95 exit ramp. State police say the accident happened around noon Wednesday on the southbound ramp to the Boulevard when a tanker carrying six-thousand gallons of milk flipped over. The top of the tank was punctured and a hazmat crew was brought in to help with the cleanup which went late into last night keeping the ramp shut down.

Shooting at Complex

Chesterfield County Police are investigating a shooting at an apartment complex. The shooting happened around 8 p.m. yesterday at the Colonial Ridge Apartments in the 27-hundred block of Martingale Road. Police say a man was taken to the hospital with a non-life threatening gunshot wound to the leg

Missing G

A missing 71-year old New Jersey woman and her five-year old great-granddaughter have been found safe in Dinwiddie County. Virginia State Police Sergeant Stephan Vick says that a private property owner found Barbara Briley and LaMyra Briley of Hamilton Township, New Jersey near their silver Toyota Rav 4 on a dirt path in the woods about a mile from Nash Road. Barbara Briley was flown to VCU Medical Center in Richmond. LaMyra was said to be dehydrated and taken by family to the hospital for evaluation. The two had not been seen since Christmas Eve at a gas station in Ruther Glen as they were making their way to Morven, North Carolina.

Investigating Shooting involving Officer

Virginia State police are investigating an officer involved shooting in Louisa County. Troopers say the incident started around 3 a.m. Monday along Route 22 when a Louisa County Sheriff’s deputy stopped to help a man who crashed his car, but the man ran into the woods. As the deputy caught up with the 44-year old man, he turned and charged at the deputy. The deputy shot the guy. The man is in stable condition.

Holiday Traffic Deaths in the State

State Police say 10 people died in traffic crashes across Virginia during a four-day period over the Christmas holiday. Spokeswoman Corinne Geller said in a statement Tuesday that preliminary reports show three of the people killed were pedestrians. Of the drivers and passengers who died, four weren’t wearing seat belts. The agency will have an increased presence across the state over the New Year’s holiday.

VCU Armed Robbery

Richmond Police are investigating an armed robbery near the VCU campus. Authorities say the robbery happened yesterday in the 900-block of Catherine Street. Police say a black man armed with a handgun approached the victim and took several items. The suspect is about six-feet tall with a slim build.

Clean your Chimneys

Richmond fire officials are warning residents to be sure their chimneys have been cleaned before they start a fire. The warning comes after firefighters battled another chimney fire yesterday morning. No one was injured.

Earthquake damage

There are no reports of damage after a magnitude two-point-two earthquake struck the Beaverdam area of Hanover County last week. Several residents in Hanover and Caroline counties felt the shaking and heard a loud rumble around 6:30 a.m. Dominion Virginia Power says the quake wasn’t felt at its North Anna nuclear power station in adjacent Louisa County.