Wednesday, June 14, 2017

Arrests Made in Stockton Street Homicide

June 14, 2017

The Richmond Police Department, with the assistance of the U.S. Marshal’s Regional Fugitive Task Force, have made two arrests in connection to last month’s homicide on Stockton Street.

Chavonte J. Estes, 24, of the 3700 block of Martin Avenue, Henrico, was taken into custody in the 500 block of Pelham Avenue, and Rakeym J. Bell, 24, of the 1800 block of Fifth Avenue, was taken into custody in the 2400 block of Burton Ave. Both were arrested on Thursday, June 8 without incident and both have been charged with conspiracy to commit murder. Other charges are pending. Their photos are attached.

At approximately 11:02 p.m. on Tuesday, May 16, officers responded to the apartment building at 700 Stockton Street for the report of a person shot. Officers arrived and found Jaquan A. Harris, 25, of the 700 block of Stockton Street down and unresponsive in the fourth floor hallway suffering from an apparent gunshot wound.

Anyone with further information about this death investigation is asked to call Major Crimes Detective M. Gouldman at (804) 646-3915 or contact Crime Stoppers at 780-1000 or at

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Chavonte J. Estes

Rakeym J. Bell