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Recent Crime News
Yesterday | via WRIC-TV Richmond
Petersburg police report that two people were injured in a shooting Sunday night in the 1100 block of Rome Street. Police said that they got the call about the incident around 5 p.m. and when they arrived they found the two victims suffering from gunshot wounds. Comment?
Thursday Feb 23 | via WTVR Richmond
Multiple Petersburg residents contacted CBS 6 Problem Solvers saying they are fearful after hearing more and more gunshots outside their homes recently. Petersburg homeowner Doug Murtland said he hears gunshots at least once or twice a week. Comment?
Wednesday Feb 8 | via WFAA-TV Dallas
U.S. Marshals are searching for a convicted sex offender who failed to report to the Austin Transitional Center after being released from federal prison on Feb. 2. Matthew Ezekiel Stager, 45, was released from a Federal Correctional Complex in Petersburg, Va. and ordered to report to the center in Del Valle. Comment?
Tuesday Jan 31 | via Powhatan Today
Anyone who can identify the suspect or has any other information that might help detectives can call Crime Solvers at 861-1212, or text the keyword "pdcash" followed by the tip to 274637. Anyone who can identify the suspect or has any other information that might help detectives can call Crime Solvers at 861-1212, or text the keyword "pdcash" followed by the tip to 274637. Comment?
Sunday Jan 29 | via WTVR Richmond
Police are investigating a shooting outside of a church in Petersburg that sent a man to the hospital Sunday morning . Police said the shooting happened at the intersection of Virginia Avenue and Bolling Street outside the Higher Way Full Gospel Church. Comment?
Jan 27, 2017 | via WTVR Richmond
Police say the suspect did not display or say he had a weapon, but his hand was hidden in his pocket implying he had a weapon. The suspect got away with an undisclosed amount of cash. Comment?
Jan 27, 2017 | via WAVY-TV Portsmouth
Joe Theismann knows how it feels to bring the NFL's most prolific offense into the Super Bowl and leave with a loss. The former Washington R PETERSBURG, Va. Comment?
Jan 26, 2017 | via NBC12
The man accused of abducting an elderly couple in a case that lead to police finding two dead bodies now faces several charges. According to documents from Petersburg General District Court, Kristopher Thomas Jones faces charges of: abduction by force/intimidation; attempted robbery; stealing property:$5+ pick pocket; and carjacking. Comment?
Jan 22, 2017 | via WTKR-TV Norfolk
The man at the center of a violent crime spree across several counties used to work for his victims, according to WTVR . Alfred Woodard said Kristopher Jones worked for his contracting business for several years, but wouldn't elaborate on that horrific day. Comment?
Jan 20, 2017 | via Martinsville Bulletin
A man implicated in a Wednesday crime rampage involving the abduction of a Petersburg pastor, the disappearance and possible killing of his wife and the suspicious death of another woman had a "long history of psychiatric problems" while a teen and was prescribed psychotropic medication, according to court papers filed in his 2004 prosecution for ... (more) Comment?
Jan 20, 2017 | via WTVR Richmond
The family of Minnie Woodard, t he 76-year-old pastor's wife last seen alive Wednesday , believe the body found in Chesterfield is her - but no positive identification has been made yet. Arrested Thursday morning in a Lowe's parking lot in Norfolk , Jones is currently charged with abduction, robbery, carjacking and grand larceny. Comment?
Jan 19, 2017 | via WTKR-TV Norfolk
Kristopher T. Jones, 32, was taken into custody in the 1000 block of North Military Highway around 10:15 a.m. However, the search for Minnie Woodard, a 76-year-old woman whose husband was allegedly abducted by Jones on Wednesday, continues. The incident began Wednesday morning when police were called to the Bank of America in the 1900 block of S. Crater Road in Petersburg. Comment?
Jan 19, 2017 | via WLOX-TV Biloxi
Petersburg police confirm that a woman found dead late Wednesday night is the girlfriend of a suspect wanted for abducting another man in Petersburg and trying to get him to withdraw money from an ATM. Earlier on Wednesday, police say 32-year-old Kristopher Jones went to a home in the 200 block of Jefferson Street and forced a male victim -- Alfred Woodard -- to drive them to an ATM in Dinwiddie. Comment?
Jan 18, 2017 | via NBC12
Chesterfield Police are now assisting in the manhunt for Kristopher Jones , the suspect wanted for abducting another man in Petersburg and trying to get him to withdraw money from an ATM. Police say after Jones eluded their pursuit on Wednesday, he went to the AJ Market located at 8631 River Road and tried to rob the convenience store. Comment?
Jan 18, 2017 | via WRIC-TV Richmond
UPDATE: A body has been found by authorities after the suspect in a Petersburg abduction led them to a River Road property. Authorities are on scene in the 8400 block of River Road, including FBI agents. Comment?
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