Monday, February 28, 2011
The Fugitive Task Force has arrested a man wanted for an October homicide in the city.
Joel M. Hicklin, 18, of the 1600 block of North 21st Street, was arrested Friday night and charged with conspiracy to commit murder in connection with the homicide of Tyler A. Franks.
Franks, 45, of the 3600 block of Chamberlayne Avenue, was found suffering from a gunshot wound in the 3600 block of Chamberlayne Avenue around 9:30 p.m. on Oct. 14, 2010. He later died of his injuries.
Friday, February 25, 2011
Richmond City Council
Richmond Police Athletic League Boxing Team
Established in May 2010, the PAL Boxing Team boasts 30 boxers and has four coaches who work with the athletes weekly.
Thursday, February 17, 2011
Richmond Police investigators need the public’s help to identify and find the person responsible for shooting a man on
At approximately 12:46 p.m., officers received a call for a person shot in the 1200 block of
He has been taken to the hospital with life-threatening injuries.
The suspect(s) were last seen fleeing the area northbound in a blue car.
Anyone with any information is asked to call the Richmond Police Department’s Tipline at 514-TIPS (8477) or Crime Stoppers at 780-1000. Citizens can also text Crime Stoppers at 274637 first using the word “ITip” followed by your tip. Both Crime Stoppers methods are anonymous.
Monday, February 14, 2011
Alphonso Saladin Jones, 43, of the 6900 block of Starview Court is charged with malicious wounding, use of a firearm in the commission of a felony and shooting into an occupied dwelling.
Around 11:15 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 13, Richmond Police officers were called to the 2400 block of Brady Street for a report of a person shot. The victim was wounded following an argument with the shooting suspect. He was taken to VCU Medical Center with injuries that are not life-threatening.
Daytron Lamarn Brown, 22, of the 4300 block of Chamberlayne Avenue is charged with murder and use of a firearm in the commission of a felony.
The investigation is ongoing as to the circumstances surrounding the fatal shooting of Kareem Browne of the 3800 block of Tighe Court in Henrico County. Browne was the driver of a vehicle traveling west on East Broad around 12:50 a.m. Feb. 12. A shot was fired inside the vehicle, which then crashed into two utility poles at the intersection of 17th and Broad streets. Browne was pronounced dead at the scene.
Daytron Brown and another passenger in the vehicle were not injured. A weapon was recovered.
Richmond Police is coordinating efforts in this investigation with the Commonwealth’s Attorney’s Office and the Medical Examiner’s Office. No further information will be released pending the outcome of the investigation.
Justin Horace Belnavis, 28, of the 1000 block of North 35th Street was arrested by the Fugitive Task Force late Saturday night. He is charged with felonious assault, possession of a firearm by a convicted felon and use of a firearm in the commission of a felony.
Two females reported being shot by a known male during an argument around 12:45 a.m. Feb. 12 in the 2000 block of Accommodation Street. One female remains in critical condition. The other female’s injury is not life-threatening.
Thursday, February 10, 2011
Richmond Police have arrested two people in connection with last night’s fatal shooting on
Kevin M. Scott, 18, of the 8400 block of
Investigators believe robbery was the motive in this incident.
Just before 9:30 p.m. Wednesday, officers were called to the 2700 block of
Barbara A. Stinnett, 26, of the 500 block of
Investigators made these arrests within minutes thanks to fast-responding Fourth Precinct officers, information from community members and good investigative techniques.
Friday, February 4, 2011
Richmond Police investigators are asking for the public’s help to identify a man who robbed at 67-year-old woman at gunpoint this week.
The victim was walking to work just before 6 a.m. Tuesday in the 2700 block of Griffin Avenue when a man walked up to her, pointed a gun and demanded money. After stealing her wallet, he ran away.
The robber wore a black bandana over his face, but was described as a black male with a dark complexion, about 20 to 25 years old, 5’3” to 5’5” feet tall with a medium build. He was last seen wearing a dark blue jacket with fur around the hood, blue or black jeans and black shoes.
Anyone with any information is asked to call Detective Anthony Jackson at (804) 646-3182 or Crime Stoppers at 780-1000. You can also text Crime Stoppers at 274637 first using the word “ITip” followed by your tip. Both Crime Stoppers methods are anonymous.
Thursday, February 3, 2011
The Richmond PAL Boxing Team won two state championships and the Tournament Outstanding Novice Boxer Award at the 2011 USA Boxing Virginia State Senior Amateur Boxing Championship finals Jan. 23 in Newport News, Va.
The 152-pound Thompson of the Novice Division defeated Michael Karika of the Newport News Boxing Club with a right hand and left hook combination in a mere 90 seconds into the first round of the finals championship. The referee called the match. Thompson also brought home the Outstanding Novice Boxer trophy.
Riojas, weighing in at 132 pounds in the Open Division, scored the most points to defeat Charles Williams of Ninth Dimension Sports Circle of Richmond to win the championship. Riojas will compete next representing the Virginia Association LBC 12 of USA Boxing in the East Central Region 2 Senior Championships at the Hampton Roads Convention Center, Feb. 18 through 20.
The Richmond PAL Boxing Team is coached by Keith Hunter, head coach, Scott Munday and Billy Sahnow. The team practices 6 to 7:45 p.m. Monday through Thursday at the PAL Headquarters, 1365 Overbrook Road.
For more information about the Richmond PAL Boxing Team or to sign up for the program, please contact Sgt. Michael Talley at 646-1832.