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If you have any information about these crimes or any person(s) involved, you are urged to call Crime Stoppers at or submit a Web Tip .  You do not have to give your name.  CRIME STOPPERS will pay a cash reward of up to $1000 and you can remain anonymous. 


2/24/2017 - Newport News Crime of the Week
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~ Shoplifting/Larceny ~

 Week of February 27, 2017

 

I’m Central Precinct Property Crimes Detective Alex Clark.  Newport News Police need your help to solve a case of Larceny.   

 

January 20, 2017 at about 4:20 PM a man and woman entered a local department store in the 12000 block of Jefferson Ave. Inside they worked together to steal store merchandise.

We need your help to identify this man and woman and bring them to justice.

 

 

                                    

 

The couple went to the children’s section of the store, selected a box containing boots then went to clearance section of the store. Surveillance video shows the couple open the box, remove the contents and the female place the merchandise into her shoulder bag. The man then pushed the empty box under the clearance rack. Both then left the store.

 

 

If you recognize this man or this woman call the Crime Line at 1-888-LOCK-U-UP

(1-888-562-5887). Remember, Crime Line callers may remain totally anonymous, are never required to testify in court and could be eligible for a cash reward if their information leads to an arrest. For the Newport News Crime Line I’m Detective Alex Clark.


 

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2/17/2017 - Newport News Crime of the Week

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~ Larceny ~

 Week of February 13th, 2017

 

I’m Assistant Public Information Officer, MPO Brandon Maynard. The Newport News Police need your help to solve a recent larceny of cash.  

 

 

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On January 12th, 2017 at approximately 12:30 PM, a Walmart employee was cashing her paycheck at the cash center inside the Walmart when she accidentally left her envelope on the counter.  The female left the cash center and walked over to a nearby nail store, and realized that she didn’t have the envelope with the money when she was paying for her nail services.  The female was able to retrieve the security footage from the Loss Prevention Office, and observed a black female that she remembers was in line behind her taking the envelope containing $500 off the counter and leaving the Walmart.  The offender was described as a black female and in her 30’s.

 

 

If you know anything about this larceny or the person responsible, call the Crime Line at 1-888-LOCK-U-UP (1-888-562-5887). Remember, Crime Line callers may remain totally anonymous, are never required to testify in court and could be eligible for a cash reward if their information leads to an arrest. For the Newport News Crime Line I’m MPO Brandon Maynard.

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1/9/2017 - Newport News Crime of the Week

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~ Homicide ~

 Week of January 9, 2017

 

I’m Master Police Officer Brandon Maynard.  Newport News Police need your help to solve a case of homicide.  

 

 

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On January 3, 2017 at about 8:00 PM police responded to the 800 block of Sundown Lane in reference to a report of shots fired.  Arriving officers observed several vehicles struck by gunfire and after a search, a male victim lying near the front door of an apartment. At 8:20 PM Fire Department Medics pronounced the man deceased.  We need your help to solve this shooting and homicide.

 

The victim was identified as 30 year old Roy Markey Jackson of Newport News. Mr. Jackson was visiting the apartment complex when he was shot retrieving items from a parked vehicle. After being struck by multiple rounds of gunfire Mr. Jackson managed to get to the front door of an apartment before collapsing. To date there is no suspect information in this shooting. A white SUV was seen leaving the area at the time of the reported gunfire.

 

 

If you know anything about the shooting death of Roy Jackson, call the Crime Line at 1-888-LOCK-U-UP (1-888-562-5887). Remember, Crime Line callers may remain totally anonymous, are never required to testify in court and could be eligible for a cash reward if their information leads to an arrest. For the Newport News Crime Line

I’m MPO Brandon Maynard.

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11/4/2016 - Newport News Crime of the Week
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~ Credit Card Fraud ~

 Week of November 1, 2016

 

Newport News Police need your help to solve a case of larceny and credit card fraud.

 

On October 18, 2016 at 11:30 am a 62 year old Newport News man informed police that some unknown person(s) removed his credit card from his wallet on October 14, 2016 and used it to make unauthorized purchases.  We need your help to solve this case of theft and credit card fraud.

 

 

 

 

 

The victim advised he was working out at a local fitness center on 10/14/16.  During the work out he had locked his wallet and other personal items in a locker.  After the workout he found the lock securing the locker broken and a single credit card missing from his wallet. All other property was present. Before the card could be cancelled the victim was notified of what was later determined to be unauthorized card usage. Surveillance video showed an unknown man use the card to make purchases at local department stores in Newport News and York County.

 

If you recognize this man of know anything about this case call the Crime Line at

1-888-LOCK-U-UP (1-888-562-5887). Remember, Crime Line callers may remain totally anonymous, are never required to testify in court and could be eligible for a cash reward if their information leads to an arrest.


 

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10/21/2016 - Newport News Crime of the Week
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~ Carjacking/Robbery ~

 Week of October 17, 2016

 

Newport News Police need your help to solve a home invasion robbery and vehicle theft.    

 

On October15, 2016 at 10:15 pm Newport News police officers were dispatched to the 800 block of Roam Ct. in reference to a robbery. Upon arrival they met three victims who stated they were robbed and their car taken. We need your help to solve this violent crime and bring the guilty to justice.

 

The victim in the driver seat stated she pulled into a parking space and an unknown black male knocked on the window asking for spare change. The man then produced a handgun and demanded money. At the same time a second black male approached the passenger side front window.  He also produced a firearm and ordered the front seat passenger out of the vehicle. During the robbery all three victims were ordered out of the vehicle and placed on the ground while the suspects rummaged through their belongings throwing everything out of the vehicle except credit cards. The suspects then fled the scene in the victim’s vehicle, a 2011 Ford Focus, last seen traveling southbound on Marshall Ave. There were no injuries reported and there is no suspect description. This carjacking/robbery remains under investigation.

 

If you know anything about the men responsible for this robbery and carjacking call Crime Line at 1-888-LOCK-U-UP (1-888-562-5887). Remember, Crime Line callers may remain totally anonymous, are never required to testify in court and could be eligible for a cash reward if their information leads to an arrest. Information can also be sent by text message to nocrime@nnva.gov For the Newport News Crime Line I’m Officer Brandon Maynard.     


 

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10/7/2016 - Newport News Crime of the Week
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~ Bank Robbery ~

 Week of October 10, 2016

 

 

I’m Central Precinct Assistant Public Information Officer Brandon Maynard. Newport News Police need your help to solve a recent bank robbery. 

 

 

On October 7, 2016 at 1:47 PM Central Precinct officers responded to the Bayport Credit Union, located at 12512 Warwick Boulevard, in reference to a bank robbery. An unknown woman entered the bank and walked up to a teller.  She presented a note saying that she had a gun and demanded cash. We need your help to identify this woman and bring her to justice.

 

 

The suspect grabbed money from the teller and put it into the black canvass bag she carried then walked out of the Credit Union. As she fled the area the bank dye pack exploded in the bag. The suspect was described as a dark skinned black female, approximately 5’5”-5’7” in height, wearing a dark colored long sleeve shirt, baseball cap, sunglasses, and light colored blue jeans. The suspect ran away through the wooded area near the bank.

 

 

If you know anything about this bank robbery call Crime Line at 1-888-LOCK-U-UP

(1-888-562-5887). Remember, Crime Line callers may remain totally anonymous, are never required to testify in court and could be eligible for a cash reward if their information leads to an arrest. Information can also be sent by text message to nocrime@nnva.gov For the Newport News Crime Line I’m Officer Brandon Maynard.  


 

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9/29/2016 - Newport News Crime of the Week

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~ Business Robbery ~

 Week of September 19, 2016

 

I’m Sgt. Randy Rajkumar. Newport News Police need your help to solve a business robbery.  

 

On September 16, 2016, at 1:00 am an unknown man entered the 7-Eleven Store, located at 13307 Warwick Boulevard, produced a hand gun and robbed the business and a patron of cash.   We need your help to identify this robbery suspect and bring him to justice.

 

A woman customer was standing at the counter making a purchase when she placed cash on the counter. The man standing in line pulled a hand gun and took her cash from the counter and her remaining cash from her hands while ordering the clerk to empty the register. The clerk complied giving the man cash. The suspect was described as a light skinned black male, early to mid-20’s, about 5’08” with a thin build.  The man was wearing a long sleeve black shirt with a white t-shirt covering the bottom half of his face.  The suspect fled on foot in the direction of Aqueduct and the Young’s Mill area prior to officers’ arrival.  Store security cameras captured the incident on video. 

 

If you know anything about this business robbery or the person responsible call Crime Line at 1-888-LOCK-U-UP (1-888-562-5887). Remember, Crime Line callers may remain totally anonymous, are never required to testify in court and could be eligible for a cash reward if their information leads to an arrest. Information can also be sent by text message to nocrime@nnva.gov For the Newport News Crime Line Sgt. Randy Rajkumar.    

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7/1/2016 - Newport News Crime of the Week
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~ BURGLARY/B&E AND ROBBERY ~

 Week of June 27, 2016

 

 

I’m Master Police Officer and Public Information Officer Holly McPherson.

Newport News Police need your help to locate to solve a burglary resulting in robbery.

   

On Saturday, June 25, 2016 between 5:00 and 5:30 am and unknown man broke into a home in the 1000 block of 72nd Street to commit a burglary then robbed the 78 year old resident he found inside. We need your help solve the burglary and robbery and arrest the man responsible.

The victim was asleep in the home when she woke up to a noise from the kitchen. She then saw the figure of a man in the hallway. The man grabbed her and demanded money. After giving him cash the man forced her to her bedroom, demanding her jewelry. The man then forced into the bathroom and ordered her not to come out. The man then fled the home.

Based on his voice the suspect is described as a white male about 6’ foot tall with a medium build; bald; wearing dark clothing, with a scarf over his face and very well spoken.

 

 

If you know anything about this burglary and robbery incident or the man responsible call the Crime Line at 1-888-LOCK-U-UP (1-888-562-5887). Remember, Crime Line callers may remain totally anonymous, are never required to testify in court and could be eligible for a cash reward if their information leads to an arrest. Information can also be sent by text message to nocrime@nnva.gov For the Newport News Crime Line I’m MPO Holly McPherson.       

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5/27/2016 - Newport News Crime of the Week
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5/13/2016 - Newport News Crime of the Week
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~ Business Robbery ~

 Week of May 9, 2016

 

 

I’m City of Newport News 311 Contact Center Customer Service Assistant Leslie Baker.  Newport News Police need your help to solve a recent business robbery. 

 

 

On April 25, 2016 at 11:46pm, police responded to 7Eleven, located at 12460 Warwick Boulevard, in reference to a business robbery. 7Eleven employees advised that a black male, wearing all black clothing, black mask covering his face, entered the business with a handgun and demanded cash. We need your help to solve this armed business robbery and bring the guilty to justice.

 

 

 

 

         

 

 

 

The suspect was described as approximately 6’0 tall, heavy set, armed with a silver large framed semi-automatic handgun. The employees complied with the suspect’s demands and the man took the entire till from the register and fled on foot in an unknown direction with an unknown amount of money. No injuries were reported.

 

If you know anything about this business robbery or the man responsible, call Crime Line at 1-888-LOCK-U-UP (1-888-562-5887). Remember, Crime Line callers may remain totally anonymous, are never required to testify in court and could be eligible for a cash reward if their information leads to an arrest. Information can also be sent by text message to nocrime@nnva.gov For the Newport News Crime Line I’m Leslie Baker.

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