Virginia Beach Crime
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Recent Crime News
3 hrs ago | via The Virginian-Pilot
Virginia Beach Police Chief Jim Cervera talks to the media Tuesday, April 30, 2013, from Mayor Sessoms' office, about the police activity that transpired at the Oceanfront over the weekend. Police officers involved this month in three nonfatal shootings and a combative arrest caught on video acted properly, and no criminal charges will be pursued against them, the commonwealth's attorney announced Wednesday. Comment?
4 hrs ago | via WAVY-TV Portsmouth
It's been almost a year since a Norfolk Christian High School student was killed by a gunman who went on a shooting spree. Mark Rodriguez was driving down Chesapeake Boulevard, near Little Creek Road, when police say James Andrew Brown starting shooting from his Jeep. Comment?
6 hrs ago | via The Virginian-Pilot
Police officers involved this month in three nonfatal shootings and a combative arrest caught on video acted properly, and no criminal charges will be pursued against them, the commonwealth's attorney announced late Wednesday. The first occurred May 1 on King Henry Court in the Hilltop area when police responded to a domestic assault and shooting that left a man critically injured. Comment?
9 hrs ago | via WAVY-TV Portsmouth
The Commonwealth's attorney has decided Virginia Beach police officers were justified in their actions during three recent police-involved shootings and a controversial arrest at the Oceanfront last weekend. Virginia Beach Commonwealth's Attorney Colin Stolle sent letters Wednesday to Virginia Beach Police Chief Jim Cervera regarding the shootings on May 1, May 8 and May 15. Stolle said he would not release his full reports for the shootings because they are still being investigated by police. Comment?
Yesterday | via WAVY-TV Portsmouth
A lack of backing from their police chief - that's what several Virginia Beach police sources say made some officers so upset they held a silent protest over the weekend. 10 On Your Side learned some Virginia Beach police officers limited themselves to the basics of their job over the weekend, purposefully not going above and beyond. Comment?
Tuesday | via WTKR-TV Norfolk
A Virginia Beach man has been arrested for assault after a verbal altercation turned physical at the Oceanfront over the weekend. It happened on Saturday, May 23, 2015, at 4:50 p.m., in the 2600 block of Atlantic Avenue. Comment?
Tuesday | via Hampton Roads Daily Press
A woman was arrested early Tuesday morning after Virginia State Police say she ran from a trooper who was trying to pull her over and then rammed his car. Just before 4 a.m. on Tuesday, a Virginia State Trooper was trying to stop a vehicle for speeding and possible DUI on I-264 at Newtown Road in Virginia Beach. Comment?
Monday May 25 | via WTKR-TV Norfolk
Five homes were broken into. Two women were victims of an attempted armed robbery with guns pointed at their faces. Comment?
Saturday May 23 | via The Virginian-Pilot
Sherry Sorey admits she is an overprotective mother. She also says good things about Indian River High, the school her son attends. Comment?
Saturday May 23 | via WTKR-TV Norfolk
An unknown man entered the bank and gave the teller a note demanding cash at the Wells Fargo Bank located at 675 Lynnhaven Parkway around 11:24 a.m. The suspect is described as a white male, 30-40 years old, 5'7-5'9 around 160 lbs. He was unshaven wearing a blue shirt, blue and white ball cap, jeans and white shoes. Comment?
Saturday May 23 | via WVEC-TV Norfolk
Va. Beach Police searching for bank robber Police are searching a man who they say robbed a Beach bank on Saturday. Check out this story on 13newsnow.com: http://on.wvec.com/1HpmcpY Around 11:30 a.m. a man entered the Wells Fargo Bank located at 675 Lynnhaven Parkway, approached the teller and handed over a note demanding cash. Comment?
Friday May 22 | via WTKR-TV Norfolk
Neighbors in the Ocean Gate Apartment Complex are on high alert after hearing that a child was killed in her home earlier this month. According to Virginia Beach Police, the girl was killed between 9 p.m. on May 7th and 3 a.m. on May 8th. Comment?
Friday May 22 | via KRON 4
Two people in Virginia Beach are facing animal cruelty charges after officials say a domesticated cat was suffocated to death. Virginia Beach police arrested and charged Navy Sailors 26-year-old Justin Corey Fitzgerald Page and 23-year-old Cody Craig Gerarden. Comment?
Thursday May 21 | via WTKR-TV Norfolk
A $2,500 reward is being offered for help regarding a rabbit shooting case in Virginia Beach, NewsChannel 3 has learned. PETA has joined the Virginia Beach Animal Control in the search for the suspect or suspects who shot a rabbit with an arrow, PETA said in a news release. Comment?
Thursday May 21 | via WAVY-TV Portsmouth
Virginia Beach Police Department sources confirm three officers who appear in cell phone video of a recent arrest are now on administrative duty. WAVY.com doesn't have the entire incident on video. Comment?
Thursday May 21 | via Daily Mail
Former Virginia lawmaker ADMITS he fathered child with 17-year-old assistant after serving a jail term for 'contributing to the delinquency of a minor' and working from behind bars Joe Morrissey served time for sleeping with 17-year-old office assistant Myrna Pride and sending a naked picture of the pregnant girl to a friend He was forced to quit the Virginia House of Delegates but won his seat back in a special election, quit again, and is now running for state Senate A former Virginia lawmaker who struck a plea deal last year on charges that he slept with his 17-year-old receptionist has admitted that he fathered a child with her. Comment?
Thursday May 21 | via Hampton Roads Daily Press
George Brown, 28, a teacher at Virginia Beach's Kellam High School, was arrested and charged with custodial indecent liberties after he was accused of having an inappropriate relationship with a student for several months. George Brown, 28, a teacher at Virginia Beach's Kellam High School, was arrested and charged with custodial indecent liberties after he was accused of having an inappropriate relationship with a student for several months. Comment?
Wednesday May 20 | via Hampton Roads Daily Press
Two Charles City County deputies were seriously hurt following a pursuit Wednesday afternoon that led to a five-hour hunt for driver, according to the Richmond Times-Dispatch. The incident started about 1:25 p.m. when a deputy tried to make a traffic stop on the car, Charles City County Sheriff Javier Smith told the newspaper. Comment?
Tuesday May 19 | via Hampton Roads Daily Press
Brian and Shannon Gore, the Gloucester parents who were convicted two years ago of starving their 6-year-old daughter and keeping her in a makeshift cage, stand trial Monday on new murder and child-neglect charges in the death of their 7-month-old son. Brian and Shannon Gore, the Gloucester parents who were convicted two years ago of starving their 6-year-old daughter and keeping her in a makeshift cage, stand trial Monday on new murder and child-neglect charges in the death of their 7-month-old son. Comment?
Tuesday May 19 | via WAVY-TV Portsmouth
The Virginia Beach Police Department is investigating the force used by two officers during an arrest at the Oceanfront over the weekend. 10 On Your Side is also investigating, after two cell phone videos of the incident were posted on WAVY News' Facebook page. Comment?
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