Police identify teen killed by train
Chesterfield County Police last week identified a 16-year-old who was struck by a train near the 15900 block of Woods Edge Road at about 2:15 p.m. Wednesday, May 8. Aaron Groome, of no permanent address, was walking south on the train tracks between Jefferson Davis Highway and Interstate 95... Read more
Two methamphetamine labs were recently discovered in eastern Chesterfield County, resulting in five arrests. On May 14 at 10:23 p.m., county police went to the 2400 block of Arcadia Avenue for a wanted person. “Officers had obtained a search warrant for the residence and found the wanted person inside,”... Read more
Bishop, Phillip Michael, 38, of Chesterfield. Crump, George Levis, 103, of Chesterfield, a Navy veteran, widower of Frances Russell Crump. Field, Faith Gayle, 53, of Chesterfield. Jenkins, Alice Trainham, 78, of Chesterfield. Kennedy, Amy, 92, of Chesterfield, widow of Perry Kennedy Jr. King, Betty Ferrell, 94, of Chester, widow of Richard M. King Sr. Luck, Hilliard... Read more
Police find man deceased in vehicle
On Friday, May 17, Chesterfield Police responded to a report that a man had been found deceased in a vehicle in a parking lot in the 15700 block of Woods Edge Road. The man was identified as Timothy V. Kitt, 39, who had been reported missing May 14. The... Read more
New emergency communications director on board
Chesterfield County recently named Thomas “Tommy” Tucker as its new director of emergency communications. Tucker served as interim co-director of the Emergency Communications Center since October 2018. He began in his new role as director of emergency communications May 4 at a salary of $125,000. With 32 years working... Read more
Looking for justice: Father asks for public’s help locating shooter
Tony Flaugher is looking for justice for his son. Samuel Allen Flaugher, 19, was shot near 4003 Meridian Ave. in South Richmond around 9 p.m. Monday, April 15, and died several days later. The case is still under investigation by Richmond Police, but Tony Flaugher, 48, spoke to various... Read more
Barber, Roger “Bobby” Leon Sr., 67, of North Chesterfield, husband of Dawn B. Barber. Barron, Charles Edward, 66, of Chesterfield, husband of Dorothy Barron. Cartte, Evelyn Mae, 81, of North Chesterfield, widow of Charles H. Cartte. Cox, Jeffrey, 47, of Chesterfield. Crowley, James A., 65, of Chesterfield, husband of Dawn Crowley. Harris, Katherine Elkins Stefi,... Read more
Three adults were displaced when fire damaged their home in the 5300 block of Ridgerun Terrace on Thursday, May 2. Fire and medical personnel were dispatched to the residence at 12:51 a.m., Chesterfield Fire and EMS spokesman Jason Elmore said. Fire could be seen coming from the rear of... Read more
Education assn. calls Mayday after two teachers assaulted
A teacher from Thomas Dale High School was assaulted while in the classroom on Wednesday, April 22, and the injuries sent the teacher to the hospital, police said. As a result, the Chesterfield Educational Association sounded a Mayday. “It was reported that a 15-year-old male student threw his backpack... Read more
Barbour, Steven Phillip, 55, of Chester. Blankenship, Gerald Coyle, 81, of Chesterfield, an Air Force veteran, husband of Nancy Blankenship. Bridgers, Kinnie Rhoden Jr., 96, of North Chesterfield, an Army veteran, widower of Eleanor G. Bridgers. Cox, Gary Ray, 57, of Chesterfield, husband of Tracy Shumaker Cox. Cumbea, Russell Rawlings Jr., 85, of North... Read more