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
Tannerite explosions rattle community: Women, children, dogs and horses react to shootings
A group of five neighbors came to a Chesterfield Board of Supervisors meeting last month after having heard some rather loud explosions in their neighborhood near Hickory and Matoaca roads. Two of the five spoke during public comment at the Feb. 27 meeting. Kathleen Jones, a Chesterfield school teacher,... Read more
Police looking for attempted robbery suspect
UPDATE: Hargrave turned himself in to police on Tuesday, Feb. 12. Police are seeking a man who is wanted in connection with a 2018 attempted robbery that occurred in the 17000 block of Lansmill Drive in south Chesterfield. At about 4 p.m. Nov. 23, a woman heard a knock... Read more
Charges withdrawn for second time in Tasing incident
Misdemeanor obstruction of justice and illegal window tint charges were recently withdrawn for the second time against a 23-year-old Richmond man who was Tased by Chesterfield police last year. James Edward Monk was initially charged following an incident at 12:30 a.m. March 28 near Virginia State University. The charges... Read more
Police seek missing man

Police seek missing man

Police January 29, 2019

Chesterfield Police are searching for a missing man who was last seen at about 2:30 p.m. Monday, Dec. 17. Justin M. Plummer, of the 3900 block of Berrybrook Drive, was last seen by his mother. She reported that Plummer left the residence and told her he was going to... Read more
Police searching for bank robbery suspect
Police have obtained a warrant for and are looking for a woman in relation to the Jan. 5 robbery of the Wells Fargo bank branch at 5630 Hopkins Road. Just before 9:45 a.m. Jan. 5, a woman entered the bank and passed a note to a bank teller demanding... Read more
Shooting suspect arrested
A woman is being held on multiple charges related to a Jan. 7 shooting when a man was shot in the 2100 block of Willis Road. Jazmine N. Kersey, 27, of no known address, was arrested and held on charges of malicious wounding, carjacking, use of a firearm in... Read more
Shooting suspect wanted

Shooting suspect wanted

Police January 15, 2019

Police are searching for a suspect in a shooting that occurred Dec. 12 outside a restaurant in the 1900 block of West Hundred Road. Police responded to an area hospital to investigate a shooting. A man reported that he had been shot by an unknown suspect at about 2:30... Read more
Man and son survive I-95 incident with tractor-trailer
CHESTER – At approximately 6:36 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 10, Virginia State Police responded to a two-vehicle crash on northbound Interstate 95 at the 67.2 mile marker north of Routes 150 and 895. According to Trooper D. Robinson’s preliminary investigation, a 2005 Freightliner tractor hauling a trailer full of wood... Read more