Shooting suspect arrested
A woman is being held on multiple charges related to a Jan. 7 shooting when a man was shot in the 2100 block of Willis Road. Jazmine N. Kersey, 27, of no known address, was arrested and held on charges of malicious wounding, carjacking, use of a firearm in... Read more
Shooting suspect wanted

Shooting suspect wanted

Police January 15, 2019

Police are searching for a suspect in a shooting that occurred Dec. 12 outside a restaurant in the 1900 block of West Hundred Road. Police responded to an area hospital to investigate a shooting. A man reported that he had been shot by an unknown suspect at about 2:30... Read more
Man and son survive I-95 incident with tractor-trailer
CHESTER – At approximately 6:36 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 10, Virginia State Police responded to a two-vehicle crash on northbound Interstate 95 at the 67.2 mile marker north of Routes 150 and 895. According to Trooper D. Robinson’s preliminary investigation, a 2005 Freightliner tractor hauling a trailer full of wood... Read more

Recently deceased

Obituaries January 8, 2019

Brown, Mr. Michael K., 57, of Chesterfield. Brown, Mr. Timothy B., 72, of Chesterfield, husband of Mary Lou Brown. Dunfee, Mrs. Susan Ann Jensen, 67, of Chester, wife of Rick Dunfee. Earley, Mr. John R. Sr., 72, of Chesterfield, husband of Carol H. Earley. Farmer, Mrs. Peggy Ann Hodges, 77, of Chesterfield, widow of... Read more
Police investigating bank robbery
Chesterfield police are investigating a robbery of the Wells Fargo Bank at 5630 Hopkins Road. Police said a woman entered the bank just before 9:45 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 5, and provided a note to a bank teller demanding money. The woman obtained a small amount of money and fled... Read more

Recently deceased

Obituaries January 2, 2019

Cherry, Mrs. Constance Diane, 56, of Chester. Dunfee, Mrs. Susan Ann Jensen, 67, of Chester, a wife of Rick Dunfee. Freeburger, Mr. Barron Henry, 84, of Chester, widower of Helen Louise Tally Freeburger. Hamilton, Mr. Kenneth Lee Sr., 91, of North Chesterfield, a Navy veteran, husband of Kathleen Hamilton. Hammond, Mr. Joseph C., 56,... Read more

Recently deceased

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