Chesterfield County Police are investigating a fatal motor vehicle crash that occurred in the 6800 block of Jefferson Davis Highway at about 6:40 a.m. Tuesday, Nov. 20. A silver 2005 Chevrolet Impala pulled off Swineford Road and was crossing the southbound lanes of Jefferson Davis Highway when it was... Read more
SHEFFIELD, Franklin Mason Sr., 80, of Chester, passed away of cancer on Friday, Nov. 16, 2018, at his residence. Born April 21, 1938, he was the son of the late Frances Benson and James Elvin Sheffield Sr., and was also preceded in death by his brothers, William Frances Sheffield... Read more

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Obituaries November 20, 2018

Boswell, Mrs. Holly Dawn, 55, of Chesterfield, wife of David W. Boswell. Corbitt, Mrs. Marilyn Shaw, 82, of North Chesterfield, widow of James Percival Corbitt Jr. Crump, Mr. Austin Todd, 53, of Chesterfield. Davis-Lanier, Ms. LaShan Maria, 50, of Chesterfield. Dillon, Ms. Mary S. Dillon, 75, of North Chesterfield. Gentile, Mr. Philip Sr., 86, of... Read more
Miles names Darji chief deputy, fires Childrey, McKenna
     ABOVE:  Upper left, Sangeeta Darji; Upper right: Tom McKenna; Bottom: John Childrey Chesterfield County’s new commonwealth’s attorney, Scott Miles, was sworn in to the position Tuesday, Nov. 13. Miles, a Democrat, upset Republican John Childrey for the seat created when longtime commonwealth’s attorney Billy Davenport retired July 1. Miles,... Read more

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Obituaries November 13, 2018

Adams, Mrs. Leatrice “Lea” Childers, 85, of North Chesterfield, wife of Harry Paul Adams Jr. Amadeo, Mrs. Verona Virginia, 81, of North Chesterfield, widow of James R. Amadeo. Anderson, Mr. Walter Stephens “Butch” Jr., 59, of North Chesterfield. Belcher, Mrs. Peggy, 85, of Chesterfield, wife of Vivian H. Belcher Jr. Bixler, Mrs. Lena Bruce,... Read more

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Obituaries November 6, 2018

Bixler, Mrs. Lena Bruce, 92, of Chesterfield, widow of Harvey Bixler. Boyd, Mr. Gary Eugene, 64, of Chesterfield, husband of Judith A. Boyd. Bradbury, Mrs. Nancy, 76, of Chesterfield, wife of Dallas Bradbury. Cerveny, Mrs. Clara Nina, 86, of Chesterfield, widow of Anthony Cerveny Sr. Cumbea, Mr. Raymond Barney, 66, of Chester, husband of... Read more
Man gets five years for concealing woman’s body
A 44-year-old man was recently sentenced to 25 years in prison with 20 suspended for concealing a woman’s dead body and two counts of drug possession. John Stephen Nielsen was sentenced Oct. 26 by Chesterfield County Circuit Court Judge T.J. Hauler after Nielsen gave an Alford plea, which is... Read more

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Obituaries October 30, 2018

Dudley, Mr. William Daniel, 39, of North Chesterfield. Dumouchelle, Mr. Daniel Patrick, 79, of Chesterfield, a Vietnam War-era Air Force veteran, husband of Genevieve Plauck Dumouchelle. Miller, Mrs. Ramona Brown, 69, of North Chesterfield, wife of James W. Miller. Morgan, Mrs. Patricia, 79, of Chesterfield, widow of Reuben “Buck” Morgan Sr. Papa, Mr. William,... Read more
Police arrest man wanted in three incidents
CHESTERFIELD – Rashaun D. Bradley, 29, of the 5700 block of Fox Hunt Trail, was arrested Oct. 25. On Oct. 18 at about 7:45 p.m., Chesterfield police responded to the 21300 block of Bridle Path Drive for a report of shots fired. During the course of their investigation, police... Read more
Armed robbery suspect wanted
CHESTERFIELD – Police are seeking a man wanted in connection with an attempted robbery in 2015. At about 10:15 p.m. Aug. 22, 2015, a woman was in her vehicle in the 5900 block of Slumber Lane. Two unknown, armed men approached the vehicle, tapped on the windows and attempted... Read more