Dump truck spills load on Nash Road
A dump truck crashed in the 11400 block of Nash Road on Tuesday, May 28. The truck overturned after the driver lost control around 1:30 p.m. Officials said the driver was able to get out of the vehicle on his own while rescuers were on the way. Some diesel... Read more
Firefighters, medics and two hazardous materials teams responded to a chemical spill at the DuPont Spruance Plant at 5401 Jefferson Davis Highway on Saturday, June 1. “The incident began at 6:11 p.m. when 400 gallons of a flammable liquid spilled,” Chesterfield Fire and EMS spokesman Jason Elmore said. “Workers... Read more
There may have been some scary moments for motorists at the intersection of Iron Bridge Road and Deerfield Drive on May 28 when a school bus went out of control and crashed at 1:39 p.m. The bus “which did not have any students on it, was traveling east on... Read more
Zoned out: County gets injunction against local charity
Last summer, the Guardians HOPE Center received help rehabilitating a building at the site of a former Bible college. Now the center’s leaders have been ordered by a judge to cease all uses of the property until they come into compliance with zoning or modify a conditional use permit.... Read more
Barker, Ethel A., 79, of Chesterfield. Bennardo, Barbara C. Allen, 50, of Chesterfield, wife of Christopher Bennardo. Bradby, Margret E., of North Chesterfield. Campbell, Loretta Mae, 80, of Chester, widow of William E. Campbell. Crist, Charlotte Edens, 79, of Chester, wife of David J. Crist. Davis, Debra, 59, of Chesterfield. Dickerson, Dale Marie, 71, of North... Read more
Police seek missing man
Chesterfield Police are searching for a man who was last seen on April 21. Bryan Austin Sebera, of the 14700 block of Esther Lane in Enon, left his residence April 21 in his red, 1993 Honda Civic bearing Virginia license plate: XMUGENX. He was reported missing by relatives on... Read more
Avent, Eleanor Gray Sublett, 97, of Chester, widow of Jesse Benjamin Avent. Bare, Douglas Fleming, 78, of Chesterfield, a Navy veteran, husband of Karen Bare. Clark, Sharon Kellam, 57, of Chesterfield, widow of Barry Clark. Council, Charles Lee, 66, of North Chesterfield. Fogazzi, William Joseph Sr., 96, of Chester, a Marine Corps veteran, widower... Read more
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