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Henrico to hold work session to explore creation of police civilian review board today

Henrico’s supervisors announced in June an initiative to gather public input on the potential creation of a civilian review board. Close to 800 comments had been submitted when the initiative closed on July 31.

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Henrico’s Board of Supervisors will hold a work session at 5:15 p.m. this evening for discussion of a civilian review board for the county’s Police Division.

The work session will be held in the Government Center Board Room, 4301 E. Parham Road, and will be live-streamed here. It also will be available online through WebEx.

Board work sessions are designed to allow supervisors to conduct discussions and receive information from county staff.

The work session is open to the public. Attendance in the Board Room will be limited to 40 to accommodate social distancing of 6 feet. Individuals who attend are required to wear a face covering. Limited overflow seating will be available in a nearby area equipped with video monitors.

The agenda includes a period for public comments. Individuals will be able to offer a comment in the Board Room, from the overflow-seating area and online through WebEx. Individuals who would like to speak are encouraged to register in advance at https://henrico.us/services/citizen-participation-registration.

Henrico’s supervisors announced in June an initiative to gather public input on the potential creation of a civilian review board. Close to 800 comments had been submitted when the initiative closed on July 31. County staff presented a preliminary review of the comments to supervisors at a work session on July 28.

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VIDEO: Police seeking suspect in armed robbery at convenience store on Mechanicsville Turnpike

Just after 6:30 a.m. on Sunday, September 20, an unknown male entered the 804 Market in the 1600 block of Mechanicsville Turnpike. He displayed a handgun, gave the clerk a plastic bag, and told him to fill it with money.

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From RPD:

Richmond Police detectives are asking for the public’s help to identify the individual in the photos and video who is the suspect in a commercial robbery that occurred earlier this month.

Just after 6:30 a.m. on Sunday, September 20, an unknown male entered the 804 Market in the 1600 block of Mechanicsville Turnpike. He displayed a handgun, gave the clerk a plastic bag, and told him to fill it with money. The suspect then fled with an undisclosed amount of money and was last seen running east on Fairfield Avenue.

Anyone with information about his identity is asked to call First Precinct Detective D. Jones at (804) 646-0689 or contact Crime Stoppers at (804) 780-1000 or at www.7801000.com. The P3 Tips Crime Stoppers app for smartphones may also be used.  All Crime Stoppers methods are anonymous.

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VIDEO: Suspect sought in serial destruction of property at downtown law firm

Security video shows the suspect outside Tavenner & Beran, PLC, located at 20 N 8th Street, on Saturday, September 19. The most recent incident occurred on September 21.

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Richmond Police detectives need the public’s help to identify the man in the photo and video shown here who intentionally cut the phone and internet cables to a private law firm on several occasions this year.

Security video shows the suspect outside Tavenner & Beran, PLC, located at 20 N 8th Street, on Saturday, September 19. The most recent incident occurred on September 21.

Detectives believe this suspect opened the electrical box and cut the wires inside back in January. After a lock was installed, he proceeded to cut all the wires to the electrical box again.

Anyone with information about the identity of this suspect is asked to call Fourth Precinct Detective J. Land at (804) 646-3103 or contact Crime Stoppers at (804) 780-1000 or at www.7801000.com. The P3 Tips Crime Stoppers app for smartphones may also be used.  All Crime Stoppers methods are anonymous.

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Suspect sought in downtown convenience store robbery

Richmond Police detectives need the public’s help to identify the individual in the photo who stole hundreds of dollars worth of candy from a convenience store earlier this month.

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From Richmond Police:

Richmond Police detectives need the public’s help to identify the individual in the photo who stole hundreds of dollars worth of candy from a convenience store earlier this month.

On Sunday, September 13, an unknown male entered the BP in the 2600 block of East Main Street. He removed a garbage bag from his pants and then went to the candy aisle and filled the entire bag with candy. The suspect left the store and was last seen walking to a hatchback vehicle.

Detectives ask anyone with any information about this man’s identity to call First Precinct Detective T. Wilson at (804) 646-0672 or Crime Stoppers at 780-1000. The P3 Tips Crime Stoppers app for smart phones may also be used. All three Crime Stoppers methods of contact are anonymous.

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