Man charged with involuntary manslaughter
The driver of a dump truck involved in a fatal crash that occurred in the 17200 block of Genito Road on Feb. 13, has been charged with involuntary manslaughter in relation to the incident. Samuel M. Allebaugh II, 57, of the 3200 block of Tanners Way, turned himself in... Read more
BERAN, BENEDICT D., 92, served in the Merchant Marine during World War II and later in the Army Reserve, husband of Jeanette Beran. BOOTH, LINDA “LYNN” ROAN, 75, of Chesterfield. BUTLER, GREGORY R., 67, of Chesterfield, an Army veteran, husband of Virginia Butler. FANELLI, JOSEPH LEONARD, 91, of Chesterfield, a Navy veteran of... Read more
Chesterfield Police last week released the identity of a man whose remains were found March 13, 2016, near the 1300 block of Bellwood Road. Hassan A. Alkebu-Lan, 39, of Richmond, was identified using a DNA technology company in Reston, Parabon NanoLabs after traditional investigative methods were unfruitful. Using biological... Read more
Chesterfield Police initiate terminations of two officers: White nationalist ties reported in one case, another involves soliciting a minor online
It was a rough week for Chesterfield Police. The Chesterfield County Police Department last week suspended a police officer after reports linked him to Identity Evropa, a white nationalist organization that has apparently rebranded under the name American Identity Movement. Another officer, Simeon Steers-Smith, was charged with soliciting a... Read more
Chesterfield has new state trooper: Thacker previously was in the Marine Corps
Chester resident Jaleel Clayton Thacker is on patrol in Chesterfield County as a newly sworn Virginia State Trooper. On Feb. 15, Thacker graduated with 79 other new state troopers after completing 1,300 hours of classroom and field instruction in more than 100 subjects, including defensive tactics, crime scene investigation,... Read more

Recently deceased

Obituaries March 26, 2019

NDRUZZI, JOHN P., 72, of North Chesterfield, husband of Lauren Sawtelle. BROWN, RONALD, 46, of South Chesterfield. CANNON, LEON JR., 55, of North Chesterfield, an Army veteran, husband of Shafnee Cannon. DANDRIDGE, MILES SYLVESTER, 59, of Chesterfield, companion of Gail Harris. DUREN, DEBORAH WINGER, 58, of Chesterfield, wife of Norman Gene Duren. GILL, EDYTHE EDWARDS,... Read more

Recently deceased

Obituaries March 19, 2019

CROSS, ROBERT JR., 59, of Chester, husband of Joan S. Cross. DE RUSSEE, AUDREY GUSTI, 96, of Chesterfield. DEVERS, NANCY LAMPMAN, 77, of Chester, wife of Alfred P. Devers. GREGORY, CHRISTINA ELIZABETH, 37, of Chesterfield, partner of Bobby E. Thomas. HICKEY, THOMAS, 75, of Chesterfield, husband of Lois Hickey. JONES, LILLY “LIL,” 80, of Chesterfield,... Read more
One person who received life-threatening injuries and three police officers who suffered smoke inhalation were transported to a hospital after a fire raged Sunday night at the Interstate Inn hotel in the 2100 block of Indian Hill Road. Officials said 33 people were displaced, including 26 adults and seven... Read more
Firefighters from Harrowgate, Dutch Gap and Chester fire stations responded Monday, March 11, to Interstate 95 for multiple brush fires between Woods Edge Road and Route 10. Chesterfield Fire and EMS spokesman Jason Elmore said the fires were most likely caused by a vehicle throwing sparks while driving. There... Read more

Recently deceased

Obituaries March 12, 2019

ANDERSON, Dylan Robert, 31 days, of Chesterfield, son of Jeff and Ashley Anderson. BARDEN, William E. Jr., 84, of Chesterfield, an Army veteran, widower of Betty Barden. BARFOOT, Walter Leonard Sr., 87, of Chesterfield, a Marine Corps veteran who served in the Korean War, widower of Jean Jordan. BONDS, Mary Beth, 77, of... Read more