Thursday, February 16, 2017

Victims Identified in the Oliver Crossing Apartment Complex Fatal Shootings


February 16, 2017
The Richmond Police Department has identified the three persons who were fatally shot this morning in an apartment in the Oliver Crossing Apartment Complex. They are:

·         Shaquenda Walker, 24, of the 1300 block of Coalter St
·         Deborah Walker, 55, of the 1300 block of Coalter St.
·         Walter Gaines, III, 23, of the 600 block of Jackson Ave., Henrico
At approximately 8:27 a.m., RPD officers were called to the 1300 block of Coalter Street for a report of several persons down. They quickly located three bodies in an apartment there. All three had been shot. They all were pronounced dead at the scene
RPD detectives are investigating these shootings as a probable case of murder/suicide. While their investigation is in its early stages, a preliminary analysis of the crime scene indicates the two women were shot by Gaines before he shot himself.
The Medical Examiner will determine the approximate time, cause and manner of their deaths.
Two children of Shaquenda Walker, toddlers under the age of five, were found in the apartment. They have been reunited with family members. Shaquenda Walker was the daughter of Deborah Walker.
RPD detectives are not looking for additional persons at this time in this case. They believe there is no on-going threat to the community.
RPD detectives ask anyone who may have other information about this case to call Major Crimes Detective Rashaan Wigfall at (804) 646-6769 or contact Crime Stoppers at 780-1000 or at www.7801000.com or by texting Crime Stoppers at 274637, using the keyword “iTip” followed by your tip.

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Suspect Sought in Commercial Robbery


February 16, 2017

Richmond Police detectives need the public’s help to identify the suspect in the attached photo who robbed a convenience store last week.

At approximately 6:37 a.m. on Friday, February 10, a store employee reported a male entered the Tiger Mart, located at 200 W. Hill St., brandished a handgun and robbed the business.

The suspect, a black male wearing a dark purple knit cap, black hooded jacket and black trousers, fled the scene on foot towards St. Peter’s Street. There were no injuries.

Detectives ask anyone with any information about this man’s identity to call Fourth Precinct Detective Paul Cho at (804) 646-2939 or contact Crime Stoppers at (804) 780-1000, online at www.7801000.com or by texting Crime Stoppers at 274637, using the keyword “ITip” followed by your tip. Submit tips about persons in possession of illegally-held guns by using keyword “GUN250” followed by your tip. Rewards up to $250. All the Crime Stoppers methods are anonymous.
 
 

Wednesday, February 15, 2017

Victim Identified in Clarkson Road Homicide, Suspect Arrested


February 15, 2017
The Richmond Police Department has identified the person who was fatally stabbed last night as David Jones, 40, of the 1400 block of Clarkson Drive. A suspect has also been arrested.

At approximately 6:33 p.m. Tuesday, February 14, RPD officers were called to the 1400 block of Clarkson Road for a report of a person stabbed. They quickly located the victim, David Jones, lying in a breezeway of an apartment building.
Jones was transported to a local hospital where he was pronounced dead at 9:36 p.m.

Acting on information several witnesses provided to RPD officers, Major Crimes detectives were able to determine Jones was stabbed during a fight with another man, Devell L. Carson, 36, of the 2400 block of Whitcomb Street. Carson has been arrested and charged with Voluntary Manslaughter. 
A booking photo is not yet available.

RPD detectives ask anyone who may have other information about this case to call Major Crimes Detective Amira Sleem at (804) 646-3871 or contact Crime Stoppers at 780-1000 or at www.7801000.com.

Tuesday, February 14, 2017

Victim Identified, Arrest Made in Raven Street Homicide


February 14, 2017
The Richmond Police Department has identified Donyell T. Patillo, 24, of the 4000 block of Laurelwood Road, North Chesterfield, as the victim of yesterday’s homicide in Mosby Court.

At approximately 12:08 p.m., police received a call for random gunfire in the area of the 1900 block of Raven Street. Officers responded and after surveying the area, marked the scene clear.
Twenty minutes later, police received a second call for random gunfire and a person shot in the same block. An officer, who was in the area, found Patillo suffering from apparent gunshot wounds. At 12:37 p.m. the victim was pronounced dead at the scene.

The Medical Examiner will determine cause and manner of death.
Keon L. McDonald, 32, of the 600 block of Westover Woods Circle, was taken into custody yesterday. He has been charged with conspiracy to commit murder. Additional charges are expected.

Detectives with the Major Crimes Unit are investigating the incident as a homicide and continue to gather additional information.

Anyone with information about this incident is asked to call Major Crimes Detective Edward Aeschlimann at (804) 646-3351 or contact Crime Stoppers at 780-1000 or at www.7801000.com.
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Keon L. McDonald

Friday, February 10, 2017

Arrest Made in Foxwood Apartments Homicide


February 10, 2017

An arrest has been made shooting death last month Joseph Boyle, 31, of the 4900 block of Jacobs Glenn Drive, Chesterfield.

Stephen D. Green, 23, of the 1700 block of W. Moore Street was arrested February 1 by the U.S. Marshals Regional Fugitive Task Force with the assistance of the Chesterfield County Police Department. Green has been charged with First Degree Murder, the Use of a Firearm in the Commission of a Felony, and Shooting into an Occupied Vehicle.

At approximately 9:04 p.m., Sunday, January 29, RPD officers responded to a report of shots fired in the Foxwood Apartments complex, followed by a vehicle crash on Snead Road. Officers located an SUV approximately 100 yards east of the entrance to the complex, in the 5000 block of Snead Road. It had left the roadway and struck a tree. Boyle was in the driver’s seat. He had been shot. He was pronounced dead at the scene.

Anyone with information about this incident is asked to call Major Crimes Detective Gregory Russell at (804) 646-7715 or contact Crime Stoppers at 780-1000 or at www.7801000.com.

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Stephen D. Green

Arrest Made in Barton Avenue Homicide


February 10, 2017
An arrest has been made in the shooting death last month of Charles J. Lewis, III, 53, of the 2800 block of Matterhorn Drive, Henrico.

Antoine R. Cooper, 21, of the 1600 block of Rosecrest Avenue was arrested February 6 by the U.S. Marshals Regional Fugitive Task Force. Cooper has been charged with Conspiracy to Commit Murder.
At approximately 7:03 a.m. on January 23, RPD officers and other emergency personnel were called to assist an adult, black male with what was believed to be a medical emergency. He was sitting in the driver’s seat of a vehicle stopped in an alley behind the 2400 block of Barton Avenue. While attempting to resuscitate Lewis, it was discovered he had been shot. A short time later, he was pronounced dead at the scene.

RPD detectives ask anyone who may have other information about this case to
call Major Crimes Detective Conrad Simms at (804) 646-0712 or contact Crime Stoppers at 780-1000 or at www.7801000.com.


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Antoine R. Cooper
 

Suspects Sought in Convenience Store Robbery


February 10, 2017

Richmond Police detectives need the public’s help to identify the suspects in the photo who are suspected of robbery at a convenience store near West Broad Street and Malvern Avenue.

Shortly after 7 a.m. on Saturday, Feb. 4, police received a call reporting a robbery in-progress at the Quick N Easy Mart located at 4105 W. Broad St. When officers arrived, they were told two unknown men entered the store wearing hooded sweatshirts. One of the suspects pulled a gun from his waistband and said to the store clerk, “Give me the cash.”

The clerk then handed one the suspects money from the register. The suspects then fled the scene running down an alley toward Antrim Avenue.


  • Suspect 1: A black male in his late-teens to early-20s with a dark beard. He was wearing a black hooded sweatshirt with a zipper and a white crewneck T-shirt underneath, black knit cap, and blue jeans.
  • Suspect 2: (Pictured holding weapon) A black male in his late-teens to early-20s. He was wearing a black mask over his face, a dark gray or black hooded sweatshirt, and blue jeans.
Detectives ask anyone with any information about this man’s identity to call Third Precinct Detective Jack Larry at (804) 646-1647 or Crime Stoppers at 780-1000. Citizens can also text Crime Stoppers at 274637, using the key word “ITip” followed by your tip. Both Crime Stoppers methods are anonymous.