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Obituaries December 24, 2018

Brennan, Mr. David Eugene Sr., 69, of North Chesterfield, husband of Ann Marie Brennan. Coleman, Mr. James Melvin, 70, of Chesterfield. Craig, Mrs. Christine Carol, 70, of Chesterfield, wife of Douglas Craig. Creasy, Mrs. Doris Collins, 86, of North Chesterfield, wife of Audrian Belmont Creasy Jr. Howell, Mr. James P., 77, of North Chesterfield,... Read more
County not following court’s recommendation on cell phones: Two remedies already in place, officials say
A recent recommendation from the Virginia Supreme Court that would allow electronic devices in courthouses will not be followed in Chesterfield, but a couple of proactive steps have already been made, county officials said. In a press release dated Dec. 14, state Supreme Court Chief Justice Donald W. Lemons... Read more
CSI comes to Chesterfield: Police promote product to help identify, return stolen items
Chesterfield County police are trying to help theft victims get their valuables back. SmartWater CSI – a Fort Lauderdale, Fla. company – provides a liquid that, when placed on an item, glows when exposed to ultraviolet light. Chesterfield police chief Jeffrey S. Katz knew of the product because the... Read more
Local awareness campaign promoted after near misses
Roadway dangers are something first responders face each time they are on the scene of an incident or travel to and from one. This danger was brought to light once again with a rash of recent near misses involving local rescue and law enforcement personnel. To bring awareness of... Read more

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Obituaries December 18, 2018

Abbott, Mrs. Margaret Ann, 86, of North Chesterfield, wife of Ralph Abbott. Alspaugh, Mrs. Elizabeth Annette “Kitty” Thomas, 86, of North Chesterfield, widow of Kenneth Alspaugh. Carey, Ms. Jane Gaines, 78, of Chesterfield. Cobb, Mr. Patrick “Dale,” 57, of North Chesterfield. Draucker, Mrs. Jessica Leone, 68, of Chesterfield, wife of Robert G. Draucker. Dunlap, Mr.... Read more

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Obituaries December 11, 2018

Blankenship, Mrs. Shirley Morgan, 83, of Chester, widow of Clarence “Jack” Blankenship. Constantino, Mrs. Elizabeth “Liz” Mayock, 52, of Chesterfield, widow of Alexander Constantino. Meadows, Miss Julia Nicole “Nikki,” 27, of North Chesterfield. Nelson, Mrs. Shirley Eyler, 79, of Chesterfield, widow of James Nelson. Parks, Mr. Harvey Lee, 71, of Chesterfield, husband of Lisa... Read more
A 71-year-old man who was involved in a two-vehicle crash Nov. 29 has succumbed to injuries. Harvey L. Parks, 71, died Tuesday, Dec. 4. He was transported to an area hospital with what appeared to be non-life-threatening injuries following a crash at the intersection of River and Ivey Mill... Read more
Charges dropped in fatal motel shooting
Murder and other charges were dropped ast week against a man who had been implicated in the shooting death of a motel front desk clerk in late September 2016. On Dec. 5, Deputy Commonwealth’s Attorney Barbara Cooke withdrew charges of first-degree murder, robbery and two counts of using a... Read more

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Obituaries December 4, 2018

Brennan, Mr. Ray H., 86, of North Chesterfield. Chassereau, Mrs. Marlou S., 66, of North Chesterfield, wife of Joseph Earl Chassereau Jr. Donner, Mr. Graham Linwood, 85, of South Chesterfield, a Marine Corps veteran, husband of Joyce Donner. Garnett, Mr. Douglas Acree, 90, of Chesterfield, husband of Natalie Garnett. Gibson, Ms. Maxine Jarrell, 76,... Read more
Police are investigating a robbery that occurred at the A Plus gas station at 2421 W. Hundred Road just east of Chipotle Mexican Grill at about 10:30 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 2. No one was injured in the robbery. Police said a man rushed into the business, pushed the clerk... Read more