Colonial Heights Crime
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Friday Feb 20 | via Hopewell News
The trial for the man who was charged with robbing and shooting another man behind the Goodwill store in Colonial Heights last June resulted in a mistrial when the jury could not come to a unanimous decision. Wayne Jackson, 22, of Petersburg, one of three defendants in the case, was tried separately by a jury in Colonial Heights Circuit Court last Tuesday for five charges including aggravated malicious wounding, robbery, the use of a firearm while committing a malicious wounding, the use of a firearm in the commission of a robbery and the conspiracy to commit robbery. Comment?
Friday Jan 30 | via Hopewell News
The Colonial Heights police officer who shot a South Carolina woman multiple times after she led him on a vehicle pursuit acted lawfully and will face no legal repercussions for his actions, according to a statement released by Colonial Heights Commonwealth's Attorney William Bray. After months of investigation by the Virginia State Police with the findings turned over to Bray's office, it was 'determined that Officer [Greg] Thinnes reacted lawfully and according to his training,' as stated in the press release. Comment?
Jan 28, 2015 | via SoVaNow.com
A fourth defendant in the armed robbery of Pearce's Mini Mart in La Crosse last April was sentenced Tuesday for her role as the getaway driver. Krysta Summer Nichole Smith of Colonial Heights received an active prison term of 13 years, was assessed costs of nearly $3,300, and she must serve one year of supervised probation upon her release from prison. Comment?
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