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Auxiliary police unit, motorist assistant team seek recruits

The Chesterfield County Police Department is seeking volunteers to serve as auxiliary police officers and motorist assistants.

Reckless driver causing near fatal crash, sought by police

The Chesterfield County Police Department is investigating a crash that occurred on Thursday, Dec. 15, 2011, and police have asked the Chesterfield County/Colonial Heights Crime Solvers program for assistance.

Crime Solver’s fugitives of the week

Crime Solvers needs your help this week to catch the following two fugitives.

Police seek stabbing suspect

Police are searching for Sergio D. Carrizales-Aparicio in connection to an assault which occurred in the 2500 block of Troycott Place. Police have obtained a warrant charging him with Malicious Wounding.

Police seek shooting suspect

Police are searching for a suspect who shot a man after attempting to rob him near the intersection of Meadowdale Boulevard and Dalebrook Drive on Tuesday, Dec. 27.

Police blotter

MEADOWDALE BLVD 12/30/2011 Meadowdale Townhouses. Suspect/s broke the kitchen window and gained entry to the victim’s residence. Once inside, property was stolen. Keys to the victim’s vehicle were taken and the victim’s vehicle was stolen and later recovered.

Weekly calendar

Wednesday, January 11
The Shepherd Center of Chesterfield Winter Adventures in Learning classes begin.  8:30 a.m. – 2:30 p.m.  Chester Baptist Church.  School St.  For more information call 706-6689 or email

Downloadable Digital eBooks.  Central Library.  10:15 a.m. – 11:15 a.m.  To register visit or call 751-CCPL.

Early Literacy Story Times – Winter/Spring 2012.  Enon Library 10:30 a.m. – 11:15 a.m.  Chester Library – 11 a.m. – 11:45 a.m.

Pocahontas visitors take advantage of great weather for a New Year day hike

Pocahontas State Park welcomed hundreds of visitors on the first day of the New Year. With mild temperatures and lots of sunshine, individuals and families enjoyed casual walks and mountain biking through the various trails located in the park.