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  • Craig A Hooper

    Portsmouth Police searching for alleged burglar who skipped court date

    Portsmouth Va. – Portsmouth Police are asking for the public’s help in finding a man wanted on burglary charges who failed to appear in court. 55-year-old Craig A. Hooper is wanted for Failure to Appear and Contempt of Court after he failed to show up in court on charges he broke into the home of a man who recently passed away. On February 8th just before 12:30 a.m. a citizen reported a suspicious vehicle in the area of 2300 Bidgood […]

  • Timothy Alan McLean

    Newport News man charged with molesting 12-year-old girl

    Newport News, Va. – A Newport News man faces multiple charges after he allegedly molested a 12-year-old girl over a period of two years. On January 13, 2015, the Newport News Police Department’s Special Victims Unit received a Child Protective Services referral regarding the girl having been molested by 53-year-old Timothy Alan McLean between January 2013 and January 2015 while in his care. The incidents occurred at McLean’s residence and the victim and McLean are known to each other. Following […]

  • Beverly A Dortch Robbery

    Woman arrested after allegedly robbing Portsmouth 7-Eleven at knifepoint

    Portsmouth, Va. – A woman has been arrested after allegedly robbing a Portsmouth 7-Eleven at knifepoint early Thursday morning. Police received a 911 call at approximately 1:14 a.m. reporting a robbery at the store in the 1500 block of Airline Boulevard. According to detectives, 42 year-old Beverly Dortch entered the store and demanded money from the clerk at knifepoint. The clerk complied and Dortch ran away. No one was injured during the incident. Two citizens standing outside of the business […]

  • hit1b

    State Police asking for help identifying vehicle in Southampton County hit-and-run

    Southampton County, Va. – Virginia State Police are asking for help identifying the car involved in a hit-and-run on Route 258 in front of the Southampton Mobile Home Park in the early morning hours of Sunday. Initially, Virginia State Trooper S.W. Johnson was assisting deputies with a large crowd that gathered for a party at a residence located off of Route 258. While patrolling the area, Trooper Johnson was notified that a female pedestrian was struck by a vehicle at […]

  • Man accused of throwing microwave, biting, choking and beating girlfriend during violent rampage in Franklin

    A man wanted for the attempted murder of a woman at a Days Inn in Franklin Tuesday night has been arrested in Chesapeake and faces multiple charges.

  • Charles Matthews James

    Virginia Beach police searching for wanted fugitive

    Virginia Beach, Va. – Virginia Beach Police are asking for the public’s assistance in locating Charles Matthews James. James is wanted for a probation violation and revocation of a suspended sentence on charges of unlawful wounding, possession of a firearm by a convicted felon, possession of marijuana with the intent to distribute, larceny of a firearm, statutory burglary, and possession of schedule I or schedule II controlled substance. He is described as a white male, 30 years of age, 5’10”, […]

  • mugs1

    Mug shots from Hampton Roads arrests

    Arrest and booking photos are provided by law enforcement officials. Arrest does not imply guilt, and criminal charges are merely accusations. A defendant is presumed innocent unless proven guilty and convicted. Mug Shots Part 2 | Part 3 | Part 4 | Part 5 | Part 6 | Part 7 | Part 8 | Part 9 | Part 10 | Part 11 | Part 12 | Part  13 | Part 14 | Part 15  | Part 16 | Part 17

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    Man arrives at hospital after being shot, robbed in Norfolk

    Norfolk, Va. – Detectives are looking for a man who shot and robbed a 28-year-old man Tuesday night in the 300 block of E. Virginia Beach Blvd. Shortly after 10:45 pm a man arrived at Sentara Norfolk General Hospital with a non-life threatening gunshot wound. He told police he had been shot and robbed across from Cedar Grove Cemetery by an unknown black man. There is no additional suspect description available at this time. Police have no indication that this […]

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    Coast Guard rescues woman from boat that ran aground in Chincoteague

    Chincoteague, Va. – The Coast Guard responded to a boat aground with two children and six adults aboard early Wednesday in Tom’s Cove, Chincoteague. At 6:15 a.m. watchstanders received a distress call from the pleasure craft Chaser that it ran aground. Coast Guard Station Chincoteague crews were already in the immediate area enforcing a safety zone during the annual Chincoteague Pony Swim. A 24-Foot Special Purpose Craft crew assisted in rescuing a woman in her late 60s who suffered a laceration. The […]

  • gold1

    More than $1M in Spanish treasure recovered off Florida coast

    Sebastian, FL.  — Jackpot! A treasure hunting company said Monday they’ve recovered more than $1 million in booty from a group of Spanish galleons that sank off the Florida coast in 1715. The 1715 Fleet sank 300 years ago this week and was first discovered two years ago off Fort Pierce. Queens Jewels, LLC, a historic shipwreck salvage operation, announced that it has recovered 60 gold artifacts from the shipwrecks. The company said they have recovered 51 gold coins and […]

  • generic police

    Boy Scout robbed near War Memorial Stadium while on camping trip

    Hampton, Va. – Police are searching for two men who robbed a Boy Scout who left a camping trip at War Memorial Stadium to use a restroom on July 26th. The 16-year-old was camping with the Boy Scouts inside when he left the stadium to use the restroom shortly after 3am. He was approached by two unknown men in the 600 block of Dale Street who assaulted him and demanded his property. They ran from the scene after taking the […]

  • normandy2

    Norfolk-based USS Normandy releases action-packed deployment video

    The Norfolk-based guided-missile cruiser USS Normandy has released a high-intensity video of the ship’s deployment with the USS Theodore Roosevelt Carrier Strike Group.


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