Henrico Police arrested and charged a 25-year-old county man with hit-and-run and driving with a suspended license in connection with an incident that knocked out power early Monday morning along the Staples Mill Road corridor in the Near West End.
Demos Harrison Moore, of the 7000 block of Vernon Road, was charged as the driver of a 2006 Honda Pilot that was traveling westbound on Staples Mill Road at about 1:49 a.m. Oct. 28, when it veered off the roadway and struck a utility pole at the intersection with Talley Road. The contact caused a second utility pole, on the south side of Stapes Mill Road, to fall into eastbound lanes. Two vehicles traveling eastbound struck the debris in the roadway. The driver of the Honda Pilot fled before officers arrived on scene.
UPDATED: OCT. 29, 4:37 P.M. – Henrico Police are seeking a suspect who robbed a woman Oct. 22 in the 10000 block of Brook Road and shortly thereafter used her credit card at a business in the same block to make a purchase.
At approximately 7:30 p.m. that day, the victim was approached by the subject, a black male, who displayed a knife and took the victim’s purse. The suspect fled the area toward the south. No injuries were reported.
Henrico Police are seeking a male suspect who tried to rob a Family Dollar store on Nine Mile Road on Monday.
At approximately 11:30 a.m. Monday, officers responded to the Family Dollar in the 6000 block of Nine Mile Road, after the suspect approached the adult female clerk, displayed a knife and made demands. The suspect left the store without receiving any cash or merchandise. No injuries were reported.
The suspect (pictured) is described as a male between 5-foot-7 and 6 feet tall, weighing between 160 and 190 pounds. He was wearing a mask, grey gloves, a black hooded shirt, blue pants and white tennis shoes.
UPDATE: Sept. 5, 12:50 P.M. – Virginia State Police are investigating a credit card theft that occurred in Henrico County and are asking the public’s assistance to identify two females caught on surveillance using the victim’s credit card.
On Aug. 30, Trooper A.L. Ruffin received a report of cash and credit cards stolen from an elderly female and later used at several local retailers.
The victim, a Hanover County resident, reported she had stopped at a business in the 11000 block of Brook Road in Henrico when she was approached by a man and a woman.
Henrico Police are seeking a male suspect who robbed an Exxon station in the West End last month.
On Monday, July 28, shortly before midnight, the male suspect entered the station in the 8000 block of Quioccasin Road. The suspect displayed a handgun and made demands of the adult male cashier. The cashier complied, and the suspect fled on foot with an undisclosed amount of cash. No injuries were reported.
Henrico Police are seeking a man who allegedly stole several hundred dollars worth of designer eyeglass frames from a Henrico business during the past several weeks.
The man is a black male with a bald head, approximately 5 foot 9 and was last seen wearing a black t-shirt. He is alleged to have stolen the frames between June 23 and July 9 from an eye care business in the 400 block of Westhampton Station near the Huguenot Bridge, where Virginia Eye Institute is located.
Henrico Police are seeking a male suspect who carjacked a woman May 6 and who may also have robbed a Henrico bank later that day.
Shortly after 1 p.m. that day, a male suspect approached an adult female while she was sitting in her vehicle in a parking lot in the 8900 block of Quioccasin Road, brandished a handgun and forced the victim out of her vehicle. The suspect drove off in the victim’s 2002 beige Toyota Camry.
About half an hour later, the Franklin Federal Credit Bank in the 7000 block of Three Chopt Road was robbed by a male suspect who was seen leaving in the same car.
UPDATE: APR. 8, 3:14 P.M. – Henrico Police now are considering the death of a 68-year-old Lakeside man a homicide.
Roy Alonzo Fuller was found dead in his home in the 5900 block of Hermitage Road by a family member April 4. An autopsy has been completed, and while police are not releasing the cause of death, they are labeling it a homicide. The motive is unknown, and detectives are continuing their investigation.
UPDATE: MAR. 31, 3 P.M. - Henrico Police have charged the driver in a fatal February accident in Sandston with two counts of felony murder, two counts of involuntary manslaughter and one count of hit and run in connection with the incident.
Andrew Taylor Walters faces the new charges in connection with the deaths of Jessica Gallmeyer and Amanda Irby, sisters who were passengers in the car Walters was driving Feb. 3 when he crashed it into the water near White Oak Road and East Williamsburg Road after attempting to flee from police.
Irby, 15, and Gallmeyer, 27, were rescued from the water, but Irby died in the hospital Feb. 5 and Gallmeyer died the following day, both from their injuries.
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