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Dec 25-31: Richmond Police Calls

by CC News
Richmond Police Department

The following Richmond Police Calls are for December 25-31. These are the dates and recaps reported by Richmond Police. Police reported 1,681 calls for service with 15 vehicle collisions and 31 arrests.

Below is an overview of significant service activity provided by RPD patrol officers during their scheduled shifts. Please note that activity shared in these segments are provided only as an overview, and do not reflect the entirety of service calls and reports taken throughout each shift.

12/25 – DISCHARGE OF A FIREARM: Officers responded to the 1300 block of 24th St for two ShotSpotter activations. Officers located multiple casings at the scene. A neighborhood canvass for damaged vehicles or residences yielded negative results. #11511

12/25 – DRIVING UNDER THE INFLUENCE: Officers responded to a report of a vehicle collision in the 700 block of 7th St. The suspect struck a parked vehicle was seen exiting his vehicle and attempting to walk away from the scene. Officers contacted the suspect who displayed objective signs of alcohol intoxication. During the course of the investigation, officers located a shotgun. The suspect was arrested without incident. #11513

12/26 – ARMED ROBBERY: Officers responded to a report of an armed robbery in the 900 block of Carlson Blvd. The victim was walking when he was approached by three suspects. One of the suspects pushed the victim while another brandished a firearm and demanded the victim’s belongings. All three suspects fled with the victim’s wallet, jewelry and cellphone. An area check was conducted with negative results. #11562

12/27 – CARJACKING/ATTEMPT: Officers responded to a report of a brandishing of a firearm in the area of Seacliff Dr and Waterline Pl. The victim was inside his parked vehicle when the suspects parked near the victim and two suspects exited their vehicle. The suspects asked the victim to roll down his windows while brandishing a firearm. The victim drove off to seek help. The suspects fled prior to officers’ arrival. An area check was conducted with negative results. #11600

12/28 – RUNAWAY JUVENILE: Officers responded to a report of two runaway juveniles in the 800 block of S. 45th St. The family reported they noticed the juveniles missing upon waking up. Detectives located the juveniles in a nearby City the same day. The juveniles were returned home safely. #11610

12/28 – DISCHARGE OF A FIREARM: Officers responded to a ShotSpotter activation in the 2200 block of Potrero Ave and located evidence of a shooting. Officers were able to develop a description of a vehicle that was believed to have been used in the shooting, and they found a car matching the description parked just three blocks away in the 1900 block of Potrero Ave. Officers contacted the occupants and saw a firearm in plain view. A subsequent search of the suspect’s vehicle resulted in another loaded firearm being located. The suspects were arrested without incident. #11611

12/28 – ARMED ROBBERY: Officers were flagged down in the area of Regatta Blvd and Melville Sq. The victim stated he had just been robbed as he pointed out the suspect vehicle fleeing the scene. Officers quickly attempted to catch up to the suspect vehicle, but the suspect fled onto I-580 at a high rate of speed. The victim was meeting with the suspect to sell a pair of shoes when the suspect brandished a firearm and fled with the victim’s shoes. #11616

12/29 – SHOOTING INVESTIGATION: Officers responded to three ShotSpotter activations in the area of 15th St and Bissell Ave. At the scene, officers located two victims suffering non-life threatening gunshot wounds. Both victims were standing at the cash register inside Mike’s Liquor when gunfire was heard. Officers recovered multiple casings at the scene. An area check was conducted for the suspects with negative results. This investigation is ongoing. #11651

12/29 – ILLEGAL POSSESSION OF A FIREARM: Officers conducted an enforcement stop in the area of McBryde Ave and Wilson Ave. During the course of the investigation, officers located a “ghost gun”. The suspect was booked without incident. #11653

12/30 – SHOOTING INVESTIGATION:  Officers responded to a ShotSpotter activation in the area of 20th St & Nevin Ave. At the scene, officers located two victims suffering non-life threatening gunshot wounds. The victims were walking when gunfire was heard. Multiple casings were recovered at the scene. This investigation is ongoing. #11673

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