Thursday, October 30, 2014

Arrest Made in Coalter Street Homicide

Arrest Made in Coalter Street Homicide
The Richmond Police Department has made one arrest in connection with Sunday’s Coalter Street homicide.

Detectives arrested a 16-year-old male who lives in the 1300 block of Coalter Street.

The juvenile has been charged with aggravated malicious wounding, shooting into an occupied building, burglary while armed and two counts of use of a firearm in the commission of a felony.

At approximately 1:25 a.m., Sunday, officers were called to the 1400 block of Coalter Street for the report of shots fired. Officers arrived and found Zyemontae Redd, 15, of the 4300 block of Hillbrook Avenue, Henrico, dead from an apparent gunshot wound. Two other males found in the area of Coalter and Redd streets were suffering from gunshot wounds that detectives believe occurred during the same incident. Their injuries are not life threatening.

Detectives received multiple tips from the community that aided the investigation and wish to thank citizens for their assistance. Detectives believe there may be more than one suspect in this case and ask the public to continue to provide information.


Detectives ask anyone with information to call Crime Stoppers at 780-1000 or text Crime Stoppers at 274637, using the key word “ITip” followed by your tip. Both methods are anonymous.

Burglary Suspect Sought

The Richmond Police Department needs the public’s help to find a man wanted in connection to two gas station burglaries.

On Oct. 19 and Oct. 26, a male broke into the Exxon at 6101 Jahnke Road and stole beer and cigarettes.

Detectives have identified as Brandon C. Slaughter, 27, of the 800 block of Hockett Road in Manakin Sabot, as a suspect and have taken out three felony warrants for his arrest in connection to both burglaries. His photo is below.


Anyone with any information about his whereabouts is asked to call Third Precinct Detective Harry Brown at (804) 646-1109 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.


Wednesday, October 29, 2014

Arrest Made in Westover Hills Boulevard Double Homicide/Shooting

Richmond Police detectives have arrested a man in connection with a double homicide that occurred last week.

Detectives identified Rashard S. Cutler, 21, of the 600 block of Woodhaven Drive, as a suspect and Second Precinct officers spotted him and arrested him late Monday night. He has been charged with conspiracy to commit murder in connection with the double homicides that occurred Oct. 19.

At approximately 2:27 a.m. on Sunday, Oct. 19, officers received a call for a person shot in the 400 block of Westover Hills Boulevard. They arrived on scene within minutes and found three people who had been shot.

Elijah D. Gee, 24, of the 4800 block of Red Oak Lane, and Antonio M. Sherman, 18, of the 300 block of Payne Street in Lynchburg, died at the scene. A 19-year-old female was taken to the hospital with life-threatening injuries, but is now in stable condition.

Detectives believe the shootings stemmed from an argument at a party, and are following up on several leads.


This investigation remains ongoing and detectives are still asking anyone with information about this incident to call Crime Stoppers at 780-1000 or text Crime Stoppers at 274637, using the key word “ITip” followed by your tip. Both methods are anonymous.

Rashard S. Cutler



Tuesday, October 28, 2014

Suspect Sought in Attempted Robbery

Suspect Sought in Attempted Robbery

Richmond Police detectives need the public’s help to identify the suspect in the photos who attempted a commercial robbery this month.

At approximately 6:25 p.m., Sunday, Oct. 12, an unknown male walked into the Rite Aid pharmacy located at 1801 Hull St. and attempted to rob the business. The suspect is described as a white male, late 40’s, wearing a white jacket, blue jeans, black shoes and a black knit cap.

The suspect claimed to have a firearm and threatened employees but never displayed a weapon and left without stealing anything. He fled on foot in the direction of Bainbridge Street. There were no injuries.


Detectives ask anyone with any information about this man’s identity to call Second Precinct Detective Derrick Longoria at (804) 646-8171 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.


Suspicious Person Sought

Suspicious Person Sought
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Richmond Police detectives need the public’s help to identify a man who attempted to break into a shed last week.

He can be seen in the attached surveillance image and in the surveillance video.

At approximately 2:15 p.m., Sunday, October 19, an unknown male walked into the yard of a home in the 600 block of North 28th Street and attempted to break into a shed. He was unsuccessful and walked away. 


Detectives ask anyone with any information about this man’s identity to call Richmond Police Detective Gaetano Drago at (804) 646-3395 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.

Monday, October 27, 2014

Victim Identified in Coalter Street Homicide

Victim Identified in Coalter Street Homicide
The Richmond Police Department has identified the victim in Sunday morning’s homicide on Coalter Street as Zyemontae Redd, 15, of the 4300 block of Hillbrook Avenue, Henrico.

At approximately 1:25 a.m., officers were called to the 1400 block of Coalter Street for the report of shots fired.

Officers arrived and found Redd and two other males in the area of Coalter and Redd streets suffering from gunshot wounds. The two wounded males were transported to VCU Medical Center with injuries that are not considered life threatening.

Detectives are following up on several leads.


Detectives ask anyone with information to call Crime Stoppers at 780-1000 or text Crime Stoppers at 274637, using the key word “ITip” followed by your tip. Both methods are anonymous.

Thursday, October 23, 2014

Midlothian Turnpike Hotel Robbery Suspects Sought

Midlothian Turnpike Hotel Robbery Suspects Sought

Richmond Police detectives need the public’s help to identify three males in the attached photos wanted in connection with a robbery that occurred in a Midlothian Turnpike hotel room earlier this month.

At approximately 4:30 p.m., Wednesday, Oct. 8, three males entered a hotel room of the Richmond Inn at 6346 Midlothian Turnpike. The suspects displayed a handgun, struck the male victim in the head and robbed him of cash and the keys to his car. The suspects then stole the victim’s car.

All three black male suspects are of similar description: 18-25 years of age, six feet tall and approximately 160 pounds.

The first suspect wore a “Chevrolet” tee shirt, the second suspect wore a “Polo” zippered vest and the third suspect (covering his face in the photo) wore a plaid shirt.


Detectives ask anyone with any information about the identity of these suspects to call Third Precinct Detective William Cutshall at (804) 646-1068 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.