CHESTERFIELD COUNTY, VA – Police are investigating an armed robbery to the 7-11 Convenience Store at 12120 Harrowgate Road at about 3:13 a.m. on Saturday, March 17. No one was injured during the incident. Police said a man entered the business, displayed a firearm and demanded money. The man... Read more
CHESTERFIELD COUNTY, VA – Police are investigating a shooting that occurred in the 6400 block Sexton Drive at about 4:40 a.m. on Monday, March 19. When police arrived, they found one male victim suffering from gunshot wounds. The man was transported to the hospital with non-life- threatening injuries. Police... Read more
CHESTERFIELD COUNTY, VA – Police are investigating an armed robbery of the Mapco Express and Subway restaurant at 13200 Kingston Avenue at about 2:19 a.m. on Sunday, March 18. No one was injured during the incident. Police said one man entered the business, displayed a firearm, and demanded money... Read more


Obituaries March 13, 2018

Hill, Cynthia D., 74, of Chesterfield, passed peacefully March 9, 2018. She is survived by her mother, Frances Presher of Columbia, S.C.; and sisters, Cassandra Hill of Decatur, Ala., and Kathileen Hill of Buffalo, N.Y. Cindy was a veteran of the U.S. Navy and retired federal employee. She was... Read more
To the Editor: After reading your article, “Mega Site gets positive response from businesses,” it’s no wonder residents fear getting involved in issues happening in their community. You report how once the announcement was made of this planned Megasite, “That’s about the time the shouting began.” BARD, formed in... Read more
High winds claim life of Chester boy
CHESTER – Winds played havoc with area residents and their homes last week. A six-year-old boy died as a result of injuries sustained after a tree fell onto his bed at about 2 a.m. Friday, March 2. Chesterfield Police confirmed that Anthony Hamilton died later that day after being... Read more
Police responded to the 12000 block of Timber Trail Drive for a domestic assault at 7:26 p.m. Feb. 22. Officers were told that a domestic assault had occurred and that the victim fled to a neighbor’s house. Officers were told that the suspect also went to the neighbor’s house... Read more


Police Blotter December 6, 2017

BARBERRY LN (17xx block) 10/31/2017 6:30 p.m. – Electronics stolen from residence. BETHESDA DR (36xx block) 11/03/2017 6:50 p.m. – Trespassing (Including Prowler)-Residential BETZ CT (35xx block) 10/31/2017 3:00 p.m. – 2003 black utility trailer, firearms, electronics, household goods, and miscellaneous items stolen from residence. BEVERLY ST (217xx block)... Read more

Police Blotter

Police Blotter November 30, 2017

ALDRIDGE AVE (24xx block) 10/17/2017 2:00 p.m. – Money stolen from field/woods. ALFAREE RD (95xx block) 10/13/2017 6:00 a.m. – Miscellaneous items stolen from residence. ARBOR CROFT WY (111xx block) 10/21/2017 5:00 p.m. – Miscellaneous items stolen from vehicle. BELLWOOD RD (18xx block) 10/18/2017 7:00 p.m. – Miscellaneous items... Read more
There’s a new chief in town
Chesterfield County introduced incoming police chief Jeffrey Kratz to the community. Surrounded by police in dress uniforms, area state police officers, the county board, county employee staff members, and the press, Kratz thanked recruitment and selection staff, the board, and the community at Tuesday’s announcement. “The opportunity to join... Read more