Thursday, June 30, 2016

Suspect Sought in Metro PCS Burglary


June 30, 2016
Richmond Police detectives need the public’s help to identify the suspect who stole items from a southside Metro PCS store on two occasions earlier this month.

Shortly after 9 p.m. on June 19 and again around 2:30 a.m. on June 22, officers were called to the Metro PCS store located at 616 Hull Street for reports of break-ins at the business. On both dates, officers arrived to find a glass front door smashed and items taken.

Anyone with any information about these incidents or this individual is asked to call First Precinct Detective Tori Wilson at (804) 646-0672 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.


Tuesday, June 28, 2016

Search Continues for Missing Man


June 27, 2016

The Richmond Police Department is asking for the public’s help to locate Lander S. Freeman, who has been missing since early June and is believed to be endangered. His photo is attached.

“It has been three weeks since Mr. Freeman was last seen,” said Major Crimes Detective William Thompson. “We are hopeful that someone who has seen him or has information about where he might be will contact us so we can bring him home safely and reunite him with his family.”

Freeman, 73, was last seen on June 6 in the 1500 block of Silver Avenue after leaving his home to walk to Kings Market. His walking stick was found on the porch of a friend’s home in the 1400 block of Silver Avenue.

He is described as a black male, 6’1” tall, with a medium complexion, weighing approximately 200 pounds. He has an injury to one eye. He was last seen wearing an “Obama” coat with fur around the hood, green pants and a black fedora-type hat.

Anyone who sees Lander Freeman or has information on his whereabouts is asked to call 911 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.
 
                           Lander S. Freeman
 

Monday, June 27, 2016

Ford Avenue Homicide


June 25, 2016

The Richmond Police Department has identified the victim in last night’s fatal shooting that occurred on Ford Avenue as James M. Williams, 37, of the 1900 block of Raven Street.

At approximately 6:54 p.m., officers were called to the 2200 block of Ford Avenue for a report of shots fired. Officers arrived and found a male on a sidewalk who was suffering from gunshot wounds. He was transported to a local hospital where he died.

The Medical Examiner will determine cause and manner of death.

Detectives believe several individuals in the area may have witnessed the incident and can provide valuable information.

Anyone with information about this case is asked to call Major Crimes Detective Joseph Fultz at (804) 646-3929 or Crime Stoppers at 780-1000. Citizens can also text Crime Stoppers at 274637, using the key word “ITip” followed by your tip.

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Victim Identified in Train Fatality


June 24, 2016

The Richmond Police Department has identified the victim who was struck by a train on Tuesday, June 21.

At approximately 8:30 p.m. Tuesday evening, officers were called to the area of the 2400 block of Magnolia Court for a report of a male struck by an eastbound CSX freight train. Albert Reid, 50, of the 3200 block of Reid Taylor Road, Sherrils Ford, North Carolina, was pronounced dead at the scene, which was between Magnolia Court and Valley Road. A train employee reported Reid had been walking on the tracks when he was struck.

The Medical Examiner will determine cause and manner of death.

Major Crimes detectives are conducting the death investigation.

Anyone with information about Reid is asked to call Major Crimes Sergeant Michael Mocello at 646-6775 or Crime Stoppers at 780-1000. Citizens can also submit a tip online at www.7801000.com or text Crime Stoppers at 274637, using the key word “ITip” followed by your tip. All Crime Stoppers methods are anonymous.

Missing Man Sought


June 23, 2016

The Richmond Police Department is asking for the public’s help in locating Larry O. Brown Jr.

Brown, 62, was last seen Monday in the 100 block of North Jefferson Street. He is known to frequent the VCU and Downtown areas. He suffers from several health conditions and may appear confused.

He is described as a black male with gray hair and brown eyes, 5’9” tall, weighing about 178 pounds.  He was most recently seen wearing blue jeans, a blue and white short-sleeve shirt and brown fedora-style hat.

Anyone who sees Larry O. Brown Jr or has information on his whereabouts is asked to call Major Crimes Detective William Thompson at 646-3925 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.
 
                 Larry O. Brown Jr
 

East Hill Street Death Investigation


June 24, 2016

The Richmond Police Department is investigating an incident on East Hill Street this morning which resulted in two people shot, one fatally.

At approximately 3:35 a.m., officers were called to the 100 block of East Hill Street for a report of trouble unknown. Officers arrived and found James Grant III, 35, of the 2500 block of Lynhaven Avenue, in the rear yard of a residence who was suffering from gunshot wounds. He was transported to a local hospital where he died.

The Medical Examiner will determine cause and manner of death. At this time, police are categorizing this as a death investigation.

As officers were investigating, they found a female inside a residence in the same 100 block of East Hill Street who had suffered a gunshot wound to her arm. She was transported to a local hospital with an injury which was not considered life threatening.

Anyone with information about this case is asked to call Major Crimes Detective Arcellious Demery at (804) 646-5999 or Crime Stoppers at 780-1000. Citizens can also text Crime Stoppers at 274637, using the key word “ITip” followed by your tip.

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Thursday, June 23, 2016

Suspects Sought in Forest Hill Vandalism


June 23, 2016

Richmond Police detectives need the public’s help to identify the suspects in the photo who vandalized several vehicles in the Forest Hill neighborhood this week.

In the early morning hours of Wednesday, June 22, 10 vehicles and a front door to a home were damaged by spray paint on West 43rd and West 46th streets.

Two males and a female can be seen in the video walking in the street and approaching a vehicle. The male in the rear of the group appears to be holding a can of spray paint.

Detectives ask anyone with any information about the identity of these vandals to call Third Precinct Officer Ward Hawkins at (804) 646-1940 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.
 
 

Suspect Sought in Sam Market Robbery


June 23, 2016
Richmond Police detectives need the public’s help to identify the suspect who robbed an east end convenience store this week.

At approximately 9:58 p.m. on Tuesday, June 21, officers responded to a reported commercial robbery at the Sam Market, located at 1800 N. 30th St. The store employee stated the suspect entered the store, selected a can of beer from the refrigerated case, walked to the counter, displayed a silver handgun and demanded money from the cash register. The suspect then left the store and was last seen running towards Nine Mile Road.

The suspect is described as a black male who is approximately 5’8” tall and weighs approximately 150 pounds. He wore a white t-shirt, khaki trousers and sneakers at the time of the incident. He has a goatee and braided hair.
Anyone with any information about this incident or this individual is asked to call First Precinct Detective Brian Taylor at (804) 646-0689 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.

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Arrest Made in Somerset Glen Hoicide


June 23, 2016
A Richmond man was arrested yesterday in connection with a homicide that occurred in mid-May at the Somerset Glen apartment complex.

Tracy D. Stover, 26, of the 400 block of Westover Hills Boulevard, was taken into custody without incident by the U.S. Marshals Regional Fugitive Task Force. He is charged with conspiracy to commit murder.
At approximately 8:05 p.m. on May 15, RPD officers were dispatched to the 400 block of Westover Hills Boulevard for a call of a person shot. The victim, Hasheen E. Slaughter, 25, of the 8100 block of Provincetown Drive, Chesterfield, was found unresponsive in the breezeway of the apartment complex with apparent gunshot wounds. He was pronounced dead at the scene.

Anyone with information about this case is asked to call Major Crimes Detective Jon Bridges at 804 646-4494 or Crime Stoppers at 780-1000. Citizens can also text Crime Stoppers at 274637, using the key word “ITip” followed by your tip.
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               Tracy D. Stover

Wednesday, June 22, 2016

Arrest Made in North 18th Street Shooting


June 22, 2016
A Chesterfield County man has been arrested and charged with multiple felonies in connection with a shooting that took place last month in Shockoe Bottom.

Kieran M. Nyangaresi, 22, of the 1000 block of Westwood Village Way in Chesterfield County, is charged with attempted murder, felonious assault and use of a firearm in the commission of a felony. He was taken into custody yesterday afternoon by the U.S. Marshals Regional Fugitive Task Force. His booking photo is attached.
At approximately 11:40 p.m. on May 30, officers responded to the 200 block of North 18th Street in reference to shots fired. Within minutes they located the victim, who was suffering from an apparent gunshot wound. He was taken to a local hospital for treatment of non-life-threatening injuries.

Detectives believe the shooting stemmed from an argument.
Anyone with any information about this case is asked to call Major Crimes Detective Arcellious Demery at (804) 646-5999 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.






          Kieran M. Nyangaresi

Arrest Made in Chamberlayne Avenue Shooting


June 22, 2016
A Richmond man has been arrested related to an aggravated assault shooting that occurred in the Ginter Park neighborhood in early June.

Shaqwan M. Ward, 23, of the 1600 block of Brookfield Street, was arrested last Saturday and charged with aggravated malicious wounding, robbery, breaking and entering with a weapon and two counts of use of a firearm in the commission of a felony. All five charges are felonies. His booking photo is attached
“Officers working with our Fugitives and Firearms Initiative to take illegally-possessed guns and wanted persons off the streets spotted Mr. Ward on Saturday along Old Brook Road and took him into custody without incident,” said Major Crimes Lt. Jason Hudson.
At approximately 1:28 a.m. on June 1, officers responded to a report of a shooting in the 3500 block of Chamberlayne Avenue. They quickly located an adult male victim suffering from an apparent gunshot wound. He was taken to a local hospital with life-threatening injuries.

Anyone with any information about this case is asked to call Major Crimes Detective Mark Godwin at (804) 646-5533 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.
 
              Shaqwan M. Ward
 

Suspect Sought In Metro PCS Robbery


June 21, 2016
Richmond Police Detectives are asking for the public’s help to identify the man in the photos who is a suspect an armed robbery of a Metro PCS store on Jefferson Davis Highway.

Around 5:30 p.m. on June 14, officers responded to a report of a robbery at the Metro PCS store, located at 3414 Jefferson Davis Highway. Moments earlier, the suspect entered the business, displayed a handgun and demanded the money from the clerk. He stole cash then left the store and fled in an older model, two-door Pontiac Sunfire, either gold or silver in color.

The suspect is described as a 6’4” - 6’5” tall, black male with a dark complexion, age 30 - 40, with a patchy beard and goatee. He wore black windbreaker pants, a gray and green sweatshirt, dark shoes and a single glove on his right hand.
Anyone with any information about this individual or his whereabouts is asked 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 or submit a tip online at www.7801000.com.
 
 



 

Suspect Sought In East 37th Street Burglary


June 21, 2016
The Richmond Police Department is asking for the public’s help to identify the man in the photo who is a suspect in a burglary that occurred in early June in the Swansboro West neighborhood.

On the morning of June 2, officers responded to the 200 block of East 37th Street in reference to a break-in. Neighbors reported seeing the suspect entered the home through a rear window. A television was taken from the residence before the suspect fled the area on a BMX bike.

Anyone with any information about this individual or his whereabouts is asked to call Second Precinct Detective Mark Hatchett at (804) 646-8167 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.
 
 

Monday, June 20, 2016

Victim Identified in East 15th Street Homicide


June 18, 2016

The Richmond Police Department has identified the victim of this morning’s homicide in the Oak Grove neighborhood.

At approximately 10:54 a.m., officers responded to the 1000 block of East 15th St Street for the report of a person down. Upon arrival, they quickly located the body of Ronald C. McWilliams Jr, 23, of the 1000 block of East 15th Street, in a back yard.

Detectives are investigating the death as a homicide. The Medical Examiner will determine cause and manner of death following an autopsy.

Anyone with information about this incident is asked to contact Major Crimes Detective Jeffrey Crewell at (804) 646-5324 or Crime Stoppers at 780-1000. Citizens can also text Crime Stoppers at 274637, using the key word “ITip” followed by your tip.

Second Arrest Made in Midlothian Village Homicide


June 17, 2016

The Richmond Police Department has made a second arrest in connection with a May 9 homicide at the Midlothian Village Apartments.

Kyreek R. Carter, 19, of the 1000 block of St. Paul Street, was arrested Wednesday evening and charged with conspiracy to commit murder. His booking photo is attached.

On May 27, Larry M. Scott, 31, of the 5600 block of Petosky Avenue was arrested by the U.S. Marshals Regional Fugitive Task Force in the 5600 block of Petosky Avenue without incident. He has been charged with conspiracy to commit murder. His photo is attached.

At approximately 11:13 a.m., Monday, May 9, officers were called to the 4000 block of Midlothian Turnpike for a report of a double shooting. They arrived to find two adult males outside of the apartment complex each suffering from an apparent gunshot wound.

Both victims, one of whom had life-threatening injuries, were transported to a local hospital. Rashawn A. Brathwaite, 23, of the 2300 block of Whitcomb Street, succumbed to his injuries at the hospital later that day.

The second victim was treated for non-life-threatening injuries and released. Detectives believe the motive of the shooting was robbery.

Anyone with further information about this case is asked to call Major Crimes Detective Arcellious Demery at 804 646-5999 or Crime Stoppers at 780-1000. Citizens can also text Crime Stoppers at 274637, using the key word “ITip” followed by your tip.

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             Kyreek R. Carter


                
















                 Larry M. Scott
 

Wednesday, June 15, 2016

Suspect Sought in Golden Food Market Shooting


June 15, 2016
The Richmond Police Department is asking for the public’s help to identify the man who is a suspect in a shooting that occurred in late May at the Golden Food Market.

At approximately 10:19 p.m. on May 28, officers were alerted to a person shot near Chippenham Parkway, where an ambulance was flagged down by a vehicle. The passenger of the car, who is an adult male, was suffering from an apparent gunshot wound. He was transported to a local hospital with non-life-threatening injuries. Investigation revealed the shooting took place outside the Golden Food Market, located at 2701 Jefferson Davis Highway.
The suspect is described as a black male with a dark complexion, 5’5”- 5’8” tall, weighing between 145 and 155 pounds.
 


Anyone with any information about this individual or his whereabouts is asked to call Major Crimes Detective James Baynes at (804) 646-3617 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.















Man Charged with Abduction, Felony Assault in Relation to Southwood Homicide


June 15, 2016
The U.S. Marshals Regional Fugitive Task Force arrested a man in connection to a homicide which occurred in Southwood on Monday.

Jose G. Saldanes Villalobos, 27, of the 8900 block of Pocahontas Trail, Williamsburg,
was charged with abduction and strangulation felony assault of a Latino female. Further charges are pending. His booking photo is attached.

At approximately 5:33 a.m., Monday, June 13, police responded to the 1700 block of Clarkson Road in response to a death investigation. When police arrived, they located the victim, Juan Carlos Ramirez-Hernandez, 35, of the 2200 block of Dragonfly Lane, North Chesterfield, deceased.


Detectives ask anyone with any information to call Detective Conrad Simms at (804) 646-0712 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.



            Jose G. Saldanes Villalobos

Tuesday, June 14, 2016

Community Walk in Fairmount and Peter Paul Neighborhoods

June 14, 2016

WHAT:                      
Richmond Police Department Community Walk

WHEN:                      5:30 p.m. Today, June 14, 2016

WHERE:                    Fairmount and Peter Paul; 25th Street and Fairmount Avenue

BACKGROUND:     Chief Alfred Durham will lead his Command Staff on a walk at 5:30 p.m. on Tuesday, June 14 through the Fairmount and Peter Paul neighborhoods. During the walk, officers will speak with community members about safety concerns they may have and what they would like to see from the Richmond Police Department.

“During the first few months of 2016, these neighborhoods have experienced      a 33 percent increase in property crime,” said Sector 113 Lieutenant Michael Alston.

Lt. Alston said the Fairmount and Peter Paul areas have had specific issues with thefts from motor vehicles, thefts from buildings, motor vehicle theft, shoplifting and prostitution. He explained the thefts from vehicles and buildings often stem from people leaving valuables in plain sight or not securing their cars or sheds. He noted spare keys in vehicles or cars left running have led to motor vehicle thefts in the area.


“We’re asking citizens who see suspicious activity in the area, such as an unfamiliar person or vehicle standing for a long period of time, to report it,” Lt. Alston said. “Take note of as many details as you safely can, then call the police.”


This event is the latest in a series of walks conducted by the Richmond Police Department in neighborhoods throughout the city.

Members of the media are encouraged to attend.

Man Charged with Abduction, Felony Assault in Relation to Southwood Homicide


June 13, 2016
The U.S. Marshals Regional Fugitive Task Force arrested a man in connection to a homicide which occurred in Southwood this morning.

Jose G. Saldanes Villalobos, 27, of the 8900 block of Pocahontas Trail, Williamsburg, was charged with abduction and strangulation felony assault of a Latino female. Further charges are pending. His photo will be distributed as it becomes available.
At approximately 5:33 a.m., Monday, June 13, police responded to the 1700 block of Clarkson Road in response to a death investigation. When police arrived, they located the victim, Juan Carlos Ramirez-Hernandez, 35, of the 2200 block of Dragonfly Lane, North Chesterfield, deceased.

Detectives ask anyone with any information to call Detective Conrad Simms at (804) 646-0712 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.

Search Continues for Missing Man


June 13, 2016

Richmond Police Detectives are asking for the public’s help to locate Eric L. Bambacus, who has been missing since February. His photo is attached.

“We have reached out to every resource we have to this point,” said Major Crimes Detective William Thompson. “Now, we are looking for assistance from the public to generate some new leads that will help us find Mr. Bambacus and bring him home safely.”

Bambacus, 55, was last seen on February 10, 2016 in the 3200 block of Chamberlayne Avenue. He has been known to wander the city as well as Henrico and Chesterfield counties, staying in abandoned buildings.

He is described as a white male, 5’8” tall, with brown hair and brown eyes, weighing approximately 190 pounds.

Anyone who sees Eric Bambacus or has information on his whereabouts is asked to call 911 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, June 13, 2016

Missing Man Sought


June 13, 2016

The Richmond Police Department is asking for the public’s help in locating William K. Dean Jr, who has been missing since December 2015. His photo is attached.

Dean, 52, was last seen on December 18, 2015 leaving Richmond Community Hospital. Known to be a drifter, he frequents Rudd’s Trailer Park in the 2900 block of Jefferson Davis Highway and areas in Richmond’s east end.

Dean is believed to endangered.

He is described as a white male, 5’6” tall, with blue eyes and brown hair, weighing approximately 175 pounds. He has scars on his right cheek and a tattoo of the name “Brenda” on his right arm.

Anyone who sees William K Dean Jr. or has information on his whereabouts is asked to call 911 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.


Missing Woman Sought


June 9, 2016

The Richmond Police Department is asking for the public’s help in locating Rosemary Liga. Her photo is attached.

Liga, 45, who also goes by “Rachel Mack,” was last seen on May 8 getting into a taxi at the Sunrise Motel in the 3600 Jefferson Davis Highway. She was headed to the Greyhound Bus Station located at 2910 N. Boulevard.  She is known to frequent the southside area of Richmond.

She is described as a black female, 5’6” tall, with black hair and brown eyes, who weighs approximately 160 pounds.

Anyone who sees Rosemary Liga or has information on her whereabouts is asked to call Major Crimes Detective William Thompson at (804) 646-3925 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.
 
 

Missing Man Sought


June 9, 2016

The Richmond Police Department is asking for the public’s help in locating Lander S. Freeman. His photo is attached.

Freeman, 73, was last seen on June 6 in the 1500 block of Silver Avenue after leaving his home to walk to Kings Market. His walking stick was found on the porch of a friend’s home in the 1400 block of Silver Avenue.

Freeman never returned home and is believed to be endangered.

He is described as a black male, 6’1” tall, with a medium complexion, weighing approximately 200 pounds. He has an injury to one eye. He was last seen wearing an “Obama” coat with fur around the hood, green pants and a black fedora-type hat.

Anyone who sees Lander Freeman or has information on his whereabouts is asked to call 911 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.
 
 

RPD Prepares for Trump Campaign Event

June 9, 2016

WHAT:                        Chief Durham to Outline Preparations for Trump Campaign Event

WHEN:                        4:00 p.m., Thursday, June 9, 2016

WHERE:                       Richmond Coliseum, Seventh Street Entrance
BACKGROUND:           RPD Chief Alfred Durham will discuss preparations for the upcoming campaign rally of presidential candidate Donald Trump. Helpful information for those who plan to attend will also be provided. The campaign event is scheduled to be held Friday evening at the Richmond Coliseum.

Topics will include:
Event access and safety
Street Closures and Parking
Entrance Screening and Prohibited Items
The media and the general public are encouraged to attend.

Arrests Made in North 8th Street Homicide


June 8, 2016

Three men have been arrested in connection with the April homicide of Herbert L.  Brown Jr, 32, of the 6200 block of Claypoint Road in Chesterfield County. The trio turned themselves into police earlier today.

William H. Lee II, 31, of the 5500 block of Spoke Court in Chesterfield County, is charged with shooting into an occupied vehicle causing a death and use of a firearm in the commission of a felony.

Malcolm A. Gordon, 30, of the 100 block of Wilson Street in Portsmouth, and Corey L. Boston, 32, of the 1400 block of Talley Circle in Portsmouth, are charged with accessory after the fact. Booking photos of all three men are attached.

At approximately 2:44 a.m. on April 10, officers were called to the 200 block of North 8th Street after receiving a report from a bystander that shots had been fired in the area. Brown was found in the driver’s seat of vehicle parked beside the curb. He was pronounced dead at the scene.

Anyone with information about this case is asked to call Major Crimes Detective Marshall Young at (804) 646-3926 or Crime Stoppers at 780-1000. Citizens can also text Crime Stoppers at 274637, using the key word “ITip” followed by your tip.

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              William H. Lee II
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
           Malcolm A. Gordon
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
                Corey L. Boston
 

Suspect Sought In Theft of Purse


June 8, 2016
The Richmond Police Department is asking for the public’s help to a man wanted in connection with an April theft of a purse from a vehicle in Church Hill.

William T. Bell, 32, is wanted on charges of grand larceny and credit card theft.
Around 3:30 p.m. on April 24, officers were called to the 100 block of N. 29th Street for a report of a theft from motor vehicle. A short time later, witnesses about a block away near East Grace Street alerted police to a man walking a dog and carrying a purse, who was later identified as Bell. They reported seeing him drop the purse and run toward East Broad Street. The purse was recovered by officers, but the wallet and credit cards were missing.

Anyone with any information about this individual is asked to call First Precinct Detective A.G. Partain at (804) 646-1290 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.