Tuesday, July 17, 2018

Suspect Sought in Multiple Commercial Robberies

July 17, 2018


Richmond Police detectives need the public’s help to identify the suspect in the attached photo who is believed to be linked to several commercial robberies at the Family Dollar on East 16th Street.

At approximately 12:19 a.m., on Sunday, July 15, an unknown male entered the Family Dollar at 7 East 16th Street. The suspect approached the cashier, handed him a bag with a note demanding money. The suspect then left with an undisclosed amount of money. The suspect fled on foot and was last seen walking toward Decatur Street and headed toward Jefferson Davis Highway.

Additional incidents include:
  • Around 2 p.m. on Sunday, July 1
  • Around 4 p.m. on Monday, July 2
  • Around 11:30 a.m. on Tuesday, Jul

The suspect is described as a black male with a moustache. He was last seen wearing a brown plaid button-down shirt, a Washington Nationals baseball hat, and black pants.

Anyone with information about this incident is asked to call First Precinct Detective T. Wilson at (804) 646-0672 or Crime Stoppers at 780-1000. The P3 Tips Crime Stoppers app for smartphones may also be used. All Crime Stoppers methods are anonymous.


Registration Open for Virginia Rules Camp


July 17, 2018
WHAT:                    Virginia Rules Camp

WHEN:                    August 20-24 from 8 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

WHERE:                  Henderson Middle School

BACKGROUND:     The Richmond Police Department is partnering with the Office of the Attorney general to host the Virginia Rules Camp next month.

Registration is free and open to the first 100 Richmond Public Schools middle school students who sign up at
https://goo.gl/forms/eaeA9ZzUFlp0TVzp1. Parents may also email RPDCares@richmondgov.com

Free transportation, food and school supplies will also be given to camp participants.

The Virginia Rules Camp is designed educate middle school students on Virginia laws and encourages them to become active citizens in their schools and communities. Campers are paired up with members of the Richmond Police Department and those in the Office of the Attorney General.

Monday, July 16, 2018

Victim Identified in Willow Oaks Drive Homicide


July 16, 2018

The Richmond Police Department has identified the victim who has succumbed to his injuries in a life-threatening shooting that occurred late last month on Willow Oaks Drive.

At approximately 12:43 a.m. on June 29, officers responded to the 5800 block of Willow Oaks Drive to investigate a person down. When officers arrived, they located Andrew K. Hensley, 19, of the 5800 block of Meadowood Court, North Chesterfield suffering from a life-threatening gunshot wound. Hensley was transported to a local hospital. He succumbed to his injuries Friday evening.

The Medical Examiner will determine cause and manner of death.
Anyone with information about this incident is asked to call Major Crimes Detective B. Neifeld at (804) 646-3246 or contact Crime Stoppers at 780-1000 or at www.7801000.com. The P3 Tips Crime Stoppers app for smartphones may also be used. All Crime Stoppers methods are anonymous.

National Night Out set for Tuesday, August 7

July 16, 2018

City residents and neighborhood associations are invited to go all out in planning their neighborhood parties for National Night Out on Tuesday, Aug. 7!

This annual celebration in support of crime prevention brings police and neighbors together during an evening full of fun for all ages.

“The community plays a key role in preventing crime,” said Lt. Victor Greene with the Community Care Unit. “We’re encouraging residents to register their events this year – large or small – and come out to engage with us and strengthen the bond between citizens and law enforcement.”

To register your National Night Out event, visit our website, www.richmondgov.com/police, and click on the 2018 National Night Out logo. The deadline to register your event is July 31.

We hope citizens will also join Richmond Police and Target stores for a National Night Out Kickoff Event from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. on August 4, at the Forest Hill Avenue Target, 7107 Forest Hill Ave. Officers and first responders will be on hand with crime prevention materials and interactive displays. There will also be raffles, giveaways, and free food.

National Night Out is a night designed to forge strong relationships between neighborhoods and police. The annual event also helps police officers and citizens work together to raise awareness of crime and drug prevention. 

Saturday, July 14, 2018

Homicide Victim Identified in Roseneath Road Homicide, Aggravated Assault x3


July 14, 2018

The Richmond Police Department has identified the victim of yesterday’s homicide on Roseneath Road as
Terrance C. Peters, 46, of the 11100 block of Elwyn Court, Fredericksburg.

At approximately 2:07 a.m., officers were called to the 1400 block of Roseneath Road for the report of random gunfire. Officers arrived and found Peters suffering from an apparent gunshot wound. He was pronounced dead at the scene.

The Medical Examiner will determine cause and manner of death.

Two males, who also suffered gunshot wounds, had been transported to a local hospital in personal vehicles. Their injuries were not considered life threatening. Another male was located nearby in a vehicle who had also suffered from an apparent gunshot wound. He was transported to a local hospital with an injury that was not considered life threatening.

Anyone with information about these shootings is asked to call Major Crimes Detective J. Crewell at (804) 646-5324 or contact Crime Stoppers at 780-1000 or at www.7801000.com. The P3 Tips Crime Stoppers app for smartphones may also be used. All three Crime Stoppers methods are anonymous.


Thursday, July 12, 2018

Arrests Made in Coalter Street Shootings


July 12, 2018

The U.S. Marshals’ Regional Fugitive Task Force, with assistance from the Richmond Police Department, have arrested two males in connection to yesterday’s shootings on Coalter Street.

Daquan Frazier, 23, of the 1300 block of Coalter Street, and Ikeam T. Frazier, 21, of the 1300 block of Coalter Street, were arrested early this morning without incident. They have both been charged with attempted murder and use of a firearm in the commission of a felony. Their photos are attached.

Yesterday at approximately 3:25 p.m., officers were called to the 1300 block of Coalter Street for the report of a shooting. Officers arrived and found two males who were suffering from apparent gunshot wounds. They were transported to a local hospital with injuries that were not considered life threatening.

Detectives are asking anyone with further information about this incident to contact Major Crimes Detective S. Donald at (804) 646-6456 or contact Crime Stoppers at 780-1000 or at www.7801000.com. The P3 Tips Crime Stoppers app for smartphones may also be used. All three Crime Stoppers methods are anonymous.



Postponed: Property and Evidence Building Relocation



July 12, 2018

UPDATE: The relocation of the Richmond Police Property and Evidence Unit is postponed until further notice. Information with an updated time frame will be released when it becomes available. The current location at 501 N. 9th St. still remains open to the public.