November 29, 2016A Richmond man wanted in connection with an August homicide that occurred in the Ginter Park neighborhood was arrested last week on two felony charges.
Bernardo L. Jones Sr, 20, of the 3900 block of Chamberlayne Avenue, was arrested on November 23. He is charged with conspiracy to commit murder and use of a firearm in the commission of a felony. His booking photo is attached.
“Jones, who has been running from authorities since August, was apprehended last Wednesday by diligent First Precinct officers who took him into custody without incident,” said Captain James Laino with the Major Crimes Division. “Thanks to the dedication of investigators and officers and their unrelenting pursuit of justice, the individuals responsible for this homicide have been taken off the streets.”
In September, Demontrell C. Hurdle, 30, of the 3900 block of Chamberlayne Avenue, was arrested and charged with conspiracy to commit murder and use of a firearm in the commission of a felony.
Around midnight on August 21, officers were called to the 3900 block of Chamberlayne Avenue for a report of a person down. They arrived to find Desmond L. Holmes, 32, of the 7900 block of Tamarind Place in Henrico County, down and unresponsive in the parking lot of an apartment building. Holmes had suffered an apparent gunshot wound and was pronounced dead at the scene.
Anyone with any information about this incident is asked to call Major Crimes Detective Amira Sleem at (804) 646-3871 or Crime Stoppers at 780-1000. Citizens can also text Crime Stoppers at 274637, using the key word “ITip” followed by your tip or submit a tip online at www.7801000.com.