Crime Archive

Man shot, killed in Norfolk's Lindenwood neighborhood

NORFOLK  A man was shot and killed tonight in the Lindenwood neighborhood. Police said the report came in around 8:45 p.m. in the 800 block of Lindenwood Ave.  A man was found inside his home with gunshot wounds, and taken to Sentara Norfolk General Hospital, where he was pronounced dead. Police said the incident is being investigated as a homicide. 

Family of slain HU student starts Gofundme page to fundraise for reward money

The family of a 20-year-old Hampton University student who was shot and killed in Norfolk has set up a Gofundme page to raise reward money. Joseph Bose, an HU student studying journalism, was shot at a gathering near West 35th Street and Killam Avenue early on Oct. 31. He died at the scene.

Man robs Wells Fargo bank in Portsmouth

PORTSMOUTH Detectives are investigating a robbery at a bank this afternoon. Around 12:11 p.m., police received word of the incident at Wells Fargo in the 2400 block of Airline Blvd. A man walked into the bank, implied he had a weapon and demanded money from a teller, police said. The teller complied and the man left on foot. No injuries were reported.

Man pleads guilty to murdering girlfriend as Hurricane Isabel headed toward Norfolk

NORFOLK A North Carolina man admitted Monday that he shot his girlfriend to death and set her body on fire 12 years ago as Hurricane Isabel bore down on Hampton Roads.

Norfolk police investigate armed robbery at Citgo

NORFOLK Police are investigating an armed robbery at a Citgo station Sunday night. Shortly after 11 p.m. on Sunday, a man entered the Citgo at 2335 Azalea Garden Rod, showed a gun and demanded money from the register, police said. He then fled on foot.

Police: Newport News man charged with striking pedestrian

NEWPORT NEWS A 28-year-old man was arrested last week after a 48-year-old man said he was assaulted while crossing the street. Antoine Clark Jones of the 100 block of Breezy Tree Court was arrested Wednesday and charged with malicious wounding in connection with the incident. 

Portsmouth man gets 18 1/2 years for third drug dealing conviction

A Portsmouth man was sentenced Monday to 18½ years in federal prison for his third drug dealing conviction in six years. Allen Andre Brown, 36, pleaded guilty earlierthis year in U.S. District Court in Norfolk to one count of conspiracy to distribute narcotics.

Former used-car salesman gets over 18 years for $2.2M fraud

NORFOLK A former used-car salesman was sentenced Monday to more than 18 years in federal prison for his role in a $2.2 million fraud involving hundreds of phony income tax returns. Ronald Chisholm, 53, of Norfolk was convicted earlier this year in U.S. District Court of 19 felonies.

No injuries in restaurant robbery Sunday night in Suffolk

SUFFOLK Police are looking for a man who robbed the Long John Silver’s in the 1500 block of N. Main St. Sunday night. The robbery was reported shortly after 9:20 p.m. after the man went into the business with a gun and robbed employees who were getting ready to leave, according to a city news release. The robber forced the manager to go to the safe and fled after taking money.

No injuries in robbery of Norfolk store

NORFOLK Police are looking for two men in a robbery this morning at the 7-Eleven in the 2300 block of Sewells Point Road. The robbery was reported shortly before 4:55 a.m., dispatchers said. The two masked men entered the store, showed a gun and demanded various items, police said. They then fled on foot. No injuries were reported.

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