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Recent Crime News
Tuesday Jan 12 | via Powhatan Today
A Sussex County man was charged with murder Monday after he appeared in the emergency room of Southside Regional Medical Center in Petersburg suffering from stab wounds. Dinwiddie County police arrested John Darryl Ridley, 40, of the 15000 block of Little Mill Road in Stony Creek, after investigators discovered the body of Dwight Carrington Ridley, 59, in the 24000 block of Ridley Road. Comment?
Jan 6, 2016 | via WRIC-TV Richmond
A suspect wanted in connection to a shooting incident in Petersburg eluded authorities following a pursuit and standoff in Chesterfield County Wednesday afternoon. Chesterfield police tell us they engaged in a foot pursuit with 26-year-old Christopher John Jones, who is wanted in Petersburg for four counts of attempted malicious wounding, at 1:20 p.m. The suspect was chased into a neighborhood where he was last seen entering a residence in the 20200 block of Gandy Avenue. Comment?
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