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Recent Crime News
Tuesday Sep 23 | via Hopewell News
In July, a jury handed down a sentence of 43 years behind bars for a 63-year-old Petersburg man convicted of shooting a woman outside of a Hopewell Hardees last year. On Wednesday, Judge Nathan Lee upheld the recommended sentence. Comment?
Thursday Sep 18 | via WRIC-TV Richmond
The reward for the capture of a man named as a person of interest in the slaying of a Petersburg family of four has been increased to $15,500, thanks in part to efforts by the community. Petersburg Police Department confirmed to 8News that through community and private funding, $5,500 has been raised for information leading to Alexander J. Hill. Comment?
Tuesday Sep 16 | via WRIC-TV Richmond
A second arrest has been made in a shooting at a Petersburg hotel that left one man dead less than a week ago. Petersburg Police said that they have arrested 19-year-old Daquaine Hinton, charged with murder for his role in the shooting death of Laquain Robertson at the Knights Inn at the intersection of South Crater Road and East Wythe Street. Comment?
Thursday Sep 11 | via WRIC-TV Richmond
The man who was shot at a Petersburg hotel has died from his injuries. According to Petersburg Police, 39-year-old Laquain Roberson died from his injuries at VCU Medical Center in Richmond after being shot at the Knights Inn hotel near the intersection of East Wythe Street and South Crater Road. Comment?
Friday Sep 5 | via WTVR Richmond
Following the historic conviction of former governor Robert McDonnell, on federal corruption charges, CBS 6 took a look back at other leaders who have a record. Going back to 1978, there is Raymond Royall, a Richmond city councilman who faked his death in a boating accident. Comment?
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