Tuesday, June 16, 2015

Arrests Made in Roanoke Street Homicide

June 16, 2015

Two men have been arrested and charged in connection with a homicide that occurred last Thursday on West Roanoke Street. 

Regshawn L. Ward, 19, of the 3900 block of Laurelwood Road, Chesterfield, was picked up yesterday by the U.S. Marshals Fugitive Task Force. Brandon R. Townsend, 20, of the 6400 block of Cosmic Road, Richmond, was arrested last Friday with the task force’s assistance. Both men have been charged with Conspiracy to Commit Murder and further charges are pending. Their photos are attached.

At 1:48 p.m. on Thursday, June 11, officers responded to the 200 block of West Roanoke Street for a report of gunfire in the area. When officers arrived they found Diego S. Brown, 35, of the 3300 block of Meadowdale Boulevard, with a gunshot wound to the head. He was pronounced at the scene.

Anyone with information about this case is asked to call 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.
                                         Regshawn L. Ward
                                      Brandon R. Townsend