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
Chesterfield police to ‘haunt’ DUI drivers with ‘ghost cruisers’
If you drive under the influence in Chesterfield County, your chance of getting pulled over and arrested may have gone up with the recent launch of the county police department’s “ghost cruiser.” “The cruisers are low-profile without the traditional light bar on the roof, and they have low-profile graphics... Read more
Chesterfield police served a warrant on a man who was wanted on suspicion of robbery following incidents outside Falling Creek Apartments around 7 a.m., Wednesday, April 24. Surveillance cameras captured images of the suspect and a suspect vehicle. Detectives identified the suspect as Franklin P. Robinson, 37, of the... Read more
A man was displaced from his home after a fire broke out in his residence in the 4300 block of Shillcutt Road Tuesday, April 23. Smoke was spotted coming from the roof vents when fire crews arrived at 5:02 p.m., fire department spokesman Jason Elmore said. The fire began... Read more