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
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
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
Kelly to serve as interim police chief Col. Thierry G. Dupuis announced that following h is retirement on Sept. 1, 2017, Lt. Col. Daniel W. Kelly will serve as interim chief of police. Kelly’s appointment will be effective Sept. 1, 2017, and will continue until the Chesterfield County Board... Read more
CHESTERFIELD – Col. Thierry G. Dupuis, chief of police for Chesterfield, announced he will retire Sept. 1, having served the residents of Chesterfield County and the Richmond region for 40 years. “It has been an honor and a privilege to have served our community and this region for the... Read more
CHESTERFIELD – Police are urging drivers to be aware of a speed limit change on Chester Road. The speed limit on Chester Road from the area of Wood Dale Road to the four-lane section approaching Centralia Road has been lowered to 45 mph. Previously, the speed limit on this... Read more
Police honor their fallen
The Chesterfield County Police department honored their five fallen officers with a wreath laying ceremony at the Police Memorial Monument located next to the 1911 Historic Courthouse. The brief ceremony included the opening with The Virginia State Police Pipes and Drums, which included members from the City of Hopewell... Read more
CHESTERFIELD – The Chesterfield County Police Department last week began issuing body-worn cameras to officers. After more than two years of research, testing and discussions with key stakeholders regarding body-worn cameras, the department last year entered into a contract with Axon, formerly known as Taser International Inc., for 450... Read more
CHESTERFIELD – Aggressive driving continues to be a problem on many highways across the Commonwealth. Chesterfield County Police in conjunction with the Richmond City, Henrico County and Virginia State police have completed a second aggressive driving enforcement operation on Chippenham Parkway. This primary roadway that traverses Chesterfield, Richmond, and... Read more