Recent Crime News
Yesterday | via WNEM-TV Saginaw
On the one-year anniversary of the death of four Virginia family members, the suspect, Alexander Rosevelt Hill, Jr., aka "Real Deal," continues to elude authorities. Hill is wanted in Petersburg, Virginia, on four counts of first-degree murder. Comment?
Thursday Apr 16 | via WTVR Richmond
A young Petersburg mother is accused of murdering her one-day-old son, then hiding his body. Police say it happened inside her Fort Rice Street home back in September. Comment?
Friday Apr 10 | via WTVR Richmond
One of the victims in a deadly double shooting at a Tri-Cities motel will be laid to rest next week. Family members of 35-year-old Kimberly Eledge said a visitation will be held Wednesday, April 15 from 6 to 8 p.m. at the E. Alvin Small Funeral Home in Colonial Heights. Comment?
Friday Apr 10 | via Nanaimo Daily News
Frank Earnest, a member of the Sons of Confederate Veterans group, at a ceremony in Petersburg, Va., commemorating the 150th anniversary of the death of a southern general in what mainstream historians call the U.S. Civil War but he calls the War for Southern Independence, on April 2, 2015. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Alexander Panetta Frank Earnest, a member of the Sons of Confederate Veterans group, at a ceremony in Petersburg, Va., commemorating the 150th anniversary of the death of a southern general in what mainstream historians call the U.S. Civil War but he calls the War for Southern Independence, on April 2, 2015. Comment?
Monday Apr 6 | via NBC12
Petersburg Police on Sunday arrested a suspect in a double murder that occurred in a motel on Friday, April 3. Marcus Harmon of Petersburg was arrested Sunday after police worked through the Easter weekend to investigate the case. Authorities said Harmon, 23, faces first-degree murder charges and several firearm violations, including possession of a gun as a convicted felon. Comment?
Monday Apr 6 | via WTVR Richmond
Petersburg police said officers were called to the Loyalty Inn at 25 South Crater Road just before 11:30 p.m. "Inside one of the rooms, police found the bodies of 39-year-old William Thurston III of Chesterfield and 35-year-old Kimberly Eledge with a last known address in Richmond. Both had been shot," Petersburg Police spokeswoman Esther Hyatt said in a news release. Comment?
Monday Apr 6 | via WRIC-TV Richmond
Police in Petersburg say that they've arrested a suspect in connection to murder at a motel off of Crater Road. Police say that just before 11:30 p.m. on Friday, officers were called to a shooting at the Loyalty Inn, located at 25 South Crater Road. Comment?
Friday Apr 3 | via WRIC-TV Richmond
A 26-year-old Petersburg man is in critical, but stable condition after suffering at least one severe gun shot wound Thursday night. Comment?
Friday Mar 27 | via Hopewell News
A man who police say jumped off of the Martin Luther King Jr. Bridge, sparking a massive search last summer, pleaded guilty to a reduced charge. Lafonta Elmore King Jr., 23, of the 200 block of North Jefferson Street, Petersburg, pleaded guilty March 4 to reckless driving and was sentenced to 12 months in jail. Comment?
Mar 21, 2015 | via WTVR Richmond
Police are searching for suspects in a Saturday morning homicide. Police said someone call 911 at around 3:50 a.m. and reported seeing what appeared to be a body in the street at the intersection of North Carolina Avenue and High Pearl Street in Petersburg. Comment?
Mar 21, 2015 | via NBC12
Police are searching for the person who killed a 20 year old man in Petersburg. Officers say around 3:50 a.m. Saturday someone called 911 to report seeing what appeared to be a body in the street at the intersection of North Carolina Avenue and High Pearl Street. Comment?
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