Posted on: November 20, 2017

Missing Adult Located

HCSO - Missing Adult- L. Wilson - November 2017 LOCATED

UPDATE: Lynn Wilson was located safe last night in Montpelier, VA.

The Sheriff’s Office would like to extend our sincere appreciation to the media for their efforts in quickly communicating this information to the public. We would also like to th...

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Posted on: November 9, 2017

Sheriff’s Office Seeks Public’s Assistance

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Hanover, VA – On Thursday, November 2, 2017, the vehicle pictured below was involved in a hit and run vehicle crash in the area of Lewistown Road and Air Park Road. The suspect vehicle pushed the victim’s vehicle into the intersection ...

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Posted on: November 3, 2017

Investigators Make Arrest in Stolen Vehicles Case

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UPDATE: Hanover County Sheriff’s Office investigators have arrested and charged three individuals in connection to the stolen vehicles that occurred in Mechanicsville on November 2, 2017.

Shawn Fleming, 18, of Henrico, Joshua Haskins, 19, of Henr...

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Posted on: November 3, 2017

Arrest Made in Narcotics Distribution Case

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Hanover, VA – Investigators with the Hanover County Sheriff’s Office have arrested and charged Corey Lamont Stanley, 42, of Henrico, on several drug related charges.

In the summer of 2017, investigators identified Stanley as a major sou...

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Posted on: November 1, 2017

Second Fall Fellowship Festival a Great Success!

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Hanover, VA – On Saturday, October 21, 2017, the Sheriff’s Office hosted our second Fall Fellowship Festival. Over 100 community organizations participated in the event, as well as hundreds of volunteers who helped with planning and lo...

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Posted on: October 30, 2017

Sheriff’s Office Makes Arrest in Three Residential Burglaries

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HANOVER, Va. – On October 27, 2017, the Sheriff’s Office responded to the 15000 block of Beaver Den lane for a reported residential burglary. Shortly after the first reported incident, the Sherriff’s Office responded to the 1...

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Posted on: October 25, 2017

**UPDATE** Sheriff’s Office Seeks Public’s Assistance

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Hanover, VA – On October 27, 2017, Hanover County Sheriff’s Office Investigators located Luke in Chesterfield County. Luke was found in good health and has been returned to his owner.The Sheriff’s Office would like to thank the media for sharing this info...

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Posted on: October 24, 2017

Sheriff’s Office Responds to Multiple Phone Scams

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Hanover, VA – The Sheriff’s Office has received multiple calls from our citizens in regards to a phone scam. This scam is reoccurring in Hanover County where an unknown person(s) is contacting unsuspecting citizens claiming to be a rep...

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Posted on: October 24, 2017

Drug Take-Back to Be Held Saturday, October 28, 2017

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HANOVER, Va. – On Saturday, October 28, 2017, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., the Hanover County Sheriff’s Office, in cooperation with Ashland Police Department and Hanover County Public Works, will be conducting a Prescription Drug T...

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Posted on: October 20, 2017

HCSO Investigators Seek to Identify Robbery Suspect

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Hanover, VA – Today, October 20, 2017, at approximately 11:04 a.m., the Sheriff’s Office responded to a bank located in the 8000 block of Bell Creek Road for a reported robbery.  

The suspect entered the business and presented a note to the bank t...

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Posted on: October 19, 2017

Investigators Seek to Identify Larceny Suspects

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Hanover, VA – The Hanover County Sheriff’s Office is investigating two similar larceny incidents that appear to be targeting the elderly. On September 21, 2017, in the 13000 block of Verdon Road, a white male, possibly Hispanic, made c...

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Posted on: October 4, 2017

Subject Wanted for Residential Burglary and Grand Larceny **Arrested**

HCSO - Suspect Wanted for Residential Burglary- Mindy Bass- October 2017 ARRESTED

Update – On October 4, 2017, Mindy Bass, was arrested without incident.

The Sheriff’s Office would like to thank the media for sharing this information with the public. We would also like to thank our community partners for sharing this...

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Posted on: October 4, 2017

Subject Wanted for Commercial Burglary and Grand Larceny **Arrested**

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Hanover, VA – On October 3, 2017, Alex Rodriquez, was arrested without incident.

The Sheriff’s Office would like to thank the media for sharing this information with the public.  We would also like to thank our community partne...

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Posted on: October 2, 2017

Missing Juvenile- Located

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UPDATE: Twanshae Yahnel Wilkerson was located safe in Hanover County.

The Sheriff’s Office would like to extend our sincere appreciation to the media for their efforts in quickly communicating this information to the public. We would also like to...

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Posted on: October 2, 2017

Missing Juvenile - Located

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UPDATEKaitlyn Overman was located safe in the City of Petersburg.

The Sheriff’s Office would like to extend our sincere appreciation to the media for their efforts in quickly communicating this information to the public. We would also ...

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Posted on: October 2, 2017

HCSO Investigates Multiple Larcenies from Vehicles

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Hanover, VA – On Saturday, September 30, 2017, deputies responded to the Autumn Ridge and Travellers Run subdivision for items stolen from numerous unlocked vehicles.

Deputies then responded to the Kings Charter subdivision and Lakeridge Square A...

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Posted on: September 11, 2017

Fatal Crash Investigation

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Hanover, Va. – On Sunday, September 10, 2017, at approximately 11:38 a.m., the Sheriff’s Office responded to a two vehicle crash in the 13000 block of Mountain Road.

The preliminary investigation revealed that a 2003 Harley Davidson mot...

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Posted on: September 6, 2017

Traffic Advisory Issued for NASCAR Race

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HANOVER, Va. – The Hanover County Sheriff’s Office anticipates traffic congestion in the Mechanicsville area during the NASCAR races to be held this week at the Richmond International Raceway in Henrico County. Citizens are encouraged ...

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Posted on: September 5, 2017

HCSO Recovers Stolen Vehicles and Investigates Larceny from Autos

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Hanover, VA – On Monday, September 4, 2017, deputies responded to the 8000 block of Creekside Village Drive in Mechanicsville for a reported suspicious situation of a vehicle driving recklessly in the neighborhood and numerous individuals lookin...

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Posted on: September 1, 2017

Sheriff’s Office Maintains High Visibility as School Year Begins

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HANOVER, Va. – As the school year begins, the Sheriff’s Office will maintain high visibility to ensure the safety of children being transported to and from school. With school buses, motorists, pedestrians, crossing guards, and cyclist...

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Posted on: August 31, 2017

HCSO Investigators Seek to Identify Robbery Suspect

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Hanover, VA – Today, August 31, 2017, at approximately 12:43 p.m., the Sheriff’s Office responded to a bank located in the 7000 block of Mechanicsville Turnpike for a reported robbery.

The suspect entered the business and gave a note to...

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Posted on: August 30, 2017

HCSO Investigates Larceny from Vehicles

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Hanover, VA – On Monday, August 28, 2017, deputies responded to the 7100 block of Edgewood Road, Mechanicsville, VA, for a reported larceny from a vehicle. While conducting an investigation it was determined that five other citizens were victims...

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Posted on: August 25, 2017

Recruits Graduate from Reserve Academy

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Hanover, VA – Yesterday, August 24, 2017, five of the Sheriff’s Office’s newest reserve recruits graduated from the Hanover County Criminal Justice Academy at a ceremony held at the Hanover County Administration Building.

In addition to the Hanover graduat...

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Posted on: August 23, 2017

Investigators Seek to Identify Burglary Suspects

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Hanover, VA – On August 19, 2017, at approximately 10 p.m., the two suspects pictured on the next page, forced entry into a sporting goods store located in the 8100 block of Mechanicsville Turnpike. Both suspects attempted to steal firearms but ...

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Posted on: August 14, 2017

Fatal Crash Investigation

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Hanover, Va. – On Thursday, August 10, 2017, at approximately 4:38 p.m., the Sheriff’s Office responded to a single vehicle crash in the 10000 block of Chamberlayne Road.

The preliminary investigation revealed that a 1993 Dodge pick-up,...

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Posted on: August 14, 2017

Subject Wanted for Possession of Firearm by a Convicted Felon

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Hanover, VA – The Hanover County Sheriff’s Office is requesting the public’s assistance in locating Darrell Lamont Cureton, 47, of Mechanicsville. Cureton is currently wanted for possession of a firearm by a convicted felon.

C...

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Posted on: August 14, 2017

Fatal Crash Investigation

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Hanover, Va. – On Monday, August 7, 2017, at approximately 5:55 p.m., the Sheriff’s Office responded to a single vehicle crash in the 13000 block of Mountain Road.

The preliminary investigation revealed that a 2015 Chevy van, occupied b...

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Posted on: August 14, 2017

National Night Out: A Great Success!

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Hanover, VA- National Night Out in Hanover County was celebrated on August 1, 2017. Over 60 communities participated as we shared in great food, fun and fellowship.

“National Night Out is an official night where law enforcement agencies ...

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Posted on: July 18, 2017

HCSO Investigators Seek to Identify Fraud Suspect

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Hanover, VA – On May 9, 2017, the suspect pictured on the next page, entered a business in the 7200 block of Mechanicsville Turnpike and is believed to have made multiple fraudulent purchases.

The suspect used the victim’s identity and ...

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Posted on: July 5, 2017

Traffic Advisory Issued for Tomato Festival

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HANOVER, Va. – On Saturday, July 8th, between 9 a.m. and 4 p.m., the Sheriff’s Office anticipates traffic congestion along Pole Green Road, between I-295 and Walnut Grove Road, due to the Hanover Tomato Festival. Citizens are encourage...

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Posted on: June 28, 2017

Investigators Seek to Identify Attempted Larceny Suspects

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HANOVER, Va. – On May 21, 2017, the Sheriff’s Office responded to a business located in the 11000 block of Washington Highway for a reported attempted larceny of excavating equipment. The two suspects, pictured on the next page, are be...

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Posted on: June 23, 2017

HCSO Invites You to Participate in National Night Out

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Hanover, VA- The time has come to start planning for the National Night Out 2017 in Hanover County. The date for National Night Out is Tuesday August 1, 2017. National Night Out is an annual event designed to strengthen our communities by encouraging neig...

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Posted on: June 20, 2017

HCSO Investigators Seek to Identify Robbery Suspect

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Hanover, VA – On Monday, June 19, 2017, at approximately 8:30 p.m., the Sheriff’s Office responded to a convenience store located in the 9000 block of Chamberlayne Road for a reported robbery. The white male suspect approached a teller...

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Posted on: June 19, 2017

Sheriff’s Office Investigates Home Invasion

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Hanover, VA – On Monday, June 19, 2017, at approximately 4:30 a.m., the Sheriff’s Office responded to the 10000 block of Comanche Lane for a reported home invasion. Once deputies arrived on scene they located two individuals, both with...

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Posted on: June 19, 2017

Recruits Graduate from Academy

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Hanover, VA – Earlier today, 5 of the Sheriff’s Office’s newest recruits graduated from the Hanover County Criminal Justice Academy at a ceremony held at the Hanover County Administration Building.

Colonel David R. Hines, sher...

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Posted on: June 19, 2017

Hanover County Sheriff’s Office Crash Investigation

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Hanover, Va. – On Thursday, June 15, 2017, at approximately 11:22 a.m., the Sheriff’s Office responded to a single vehicle crash that occurred at the Verizon Store, located at 7264, Unit B Mechanicsville Turnpike.

The preliminary invest...

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Posted on: June 19, 2017

Traffic Advisory for Interstate 95 and Sliding Hill Road

HANOVER, Va. – The Hanover County Sheriff’s Office is currently monitoring the high volume of traffic in the area of the Sliding Hill Road and Lewistown Road Exits and Interstate 95 Northbound and Southbound in Hanover County. Emergenc...

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Posted on: June 19, 2017

Sheriff’s Office Makes Arrest in Bank Robbery Series

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HANOVER, Va. – On January 6, 2017, the Sheriff’s Office responded to the EVB Bank located in the 8100 block of Mechanicsville Turnpike for a reported robbery. Again, on April 20, 2017, the Sheriff’s Office responded to the EV...

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Posted on: June 6, 2017

Deputies Seek to Identify Larceny Suspects

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Hanover, VA – The Hanover County Sheriff’s Office is requesting the public’s assistance in identifying the pictured individuals.

On May 11, 2017, these individuals used a stolen credit card to make purchases at multiple busine...

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Posted on: May 30, 2017

Fatal Crash Investigation - Mountain Road

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Hanover, Va. – On Sunday, May 28, 2017, at approximately 1:27 p.m., the Sheriff’s Office responded to a single vehicle crash in the 16000 block of Mountain Road.

The preliminary investigation revealed that a 2015 Buick sedan, occupied by only the driver, w...

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Posted on: May 19, 2017

Emergency Preparedness Drill Scheduled at Kings Dominion on May 24

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HANOVER, Va. – On Wednesday, May 24, 2017, the Hanover County Sheriff’s Office, in coordination with Hanover Fire-EMS, Hanover County Emergency Communications, and Kings Dominion, will conduct an Emergency Preparedness Drill at Kings D...

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Posted on: May 18, 2017

Fatal Crash Investigation

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Hanover, Va. – On Thursday, May 18, 2017, at approximately 7:48 a.m., the Sheriff’s Office responded to a single vehicle crash in the 17000 block of Washington Highway.

The preliminary investigation revealed that a 2012 Nissan 4-door se...

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Posted on: May 18, 2017

Sergeant Receives Community Builder Award

HCSO - Sergeant Receives Community Builder Award- May 2017

Hanover, VA – On Tuesday, May 16, 2017, Colonel David R. Hines, sheriff, had the honor of speaking at the Masonic Temple Lodge No. 9 A.F. & A.M., to commemorate National Police Week. During the meeting, Sergeant Terry Sullivan with the Hanov...

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Posted on: May 11, 2017

Citizens Police Academy Offered

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HANOVER, Va. – Registration is underway for the 29th session of the Citizens Police Academy, which will take place from September 12 through November 14. The academy will be held at the Sheriff’s Office every Tuesday between the hours ...

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Posted on: May 1, 2017

Fatal Crash Investigation

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Hanover, Va. – On Saturday, April 29, 2017, at approximately 6:48 p.m., the Sheriff’s Office responded to a two vehicle crash in the 15000 block of Taylor Road.

The preliminary investigation revealed that a 1971 Chevy two-door was trave...

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Posted on: April 28, 2017

Arrest Made in Child Pornography Possession Case

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Hanover, VA – On April 28, 2017, Hanover County Sheriff’s Office Investigators arrested Gabriel Davin Fowler, 28, of the 14000 block of Horseshoe Bridge Road, Ashland, VA. Fowler was charged with six counts of Possession of Child Porno...

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Posted on: April 26, 2017

Traffic Advisory Issued for NASCAR Race

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HANOVER, Va. – The Hanover County Sheriff’s Office anticipates traffic congestion in the Mechanicsville area during the NASCAR races to be held this week at the Richmond International Raceway in Henrico County. Citizens are encouraged ...

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Posted on: April 24, 2017

Investigation Yields Multiple Firearms and Illegal Narcotics

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Hanover, VA – On April 19, 2017, as the result of a lengthy investigation, investigators have arrested James Ivory Clark, 50, of Richmond, on multiple counts of Distribution of a Schedule I/II narcotic.

In the fall of 2016, investigator...

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Posted on: April 20, 2017

HCSO Investigators Seek to Identify Robbery Suspect

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Hanover, VA – On Thursday, April 20, 2017, at approximately 12:19 p.m., the Sheriff’s Office responded to the EVB Bank located in the 8100 block of Mechanicsville Turnpike for a reported robbery. The white male suspect approached a tel...

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Posted on: April 19, 2017

Fatal Crash Investigation

HCSO - Fatal Crash - Blunts Bridge Road - April 2017

Hanover, Va. – On Tuesday, April 18, 2017, at approximately 4:25 p.m., the Sheriff’s Office responded to a single vehicle crash in the 15000 block of Blunts Bridge Road.

The preliminary investigation revealed that a 1984 Mercedes sedan,...

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Posted on: April 18, 2017

Subject Wanted for Eluding Police Arrested

HCSO - Suspect Wanted for Eluding Police ARRESTED- April 2017

Hanover, VA – On April 20, 2017, Richard Keith Loving was arrested without incident.

The Sheriff’s Office would like to thank the media for sharing this information with the public. We would also like to thank our community partners for...

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Posted on: April 17, 2017

Drug Take-Back to Be Held Saturday, April 29, 2017

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HANOVER, Va. – On Saturday, April 29, 2017, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., the Hanover County Sheriff’s Office, in cooperation with Ashland Police Department and Hanover County Public Works, will be conducting a Prescription Drug Take-Back Da...

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Posted on: April 3, 2017

Emergency Preparedness Drill Scheduled at Kings Dominion on April 6 **CANCELLED **

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UPDATE:  

Due to the severe inclement weather being forecast to move into the area tomorrow morning, the Emergency Preparedness Drill scheduled for tomorrow, April 6, 2017, at Kings Dominion, has been cancelled. Once another date has been selected...

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Posted on: April 3, 2017

HCSO Reminds Citizens to be Safety Conscious during Online and In-person Transactions

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Hanover, VA – The Hanover County Sheriff’s Office would like to remind its citizens to remain safety conscious when conducting in person transactions from online sales, sharing financial information over websites, and personal informat...

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Posted on: March 28, 2017

Alert Target Employees Save Couple from a Scam

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Hanover, VA – On March 27, 2017, Colonel David R. Hines, sheriff, presented two Target employees, Matthew Drye and Mariah Thomas, with Hanover County Sheriff’s Office Challenge Coins. Matthew and Mariah received challenge coins for their efforts in going ...Read on...

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Posted on: March 24, 2017

Hanover County Sheriff's Office Awards and Promotional Ceremony

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An awards and promotional ceremony honoring members of the Hanover County Sheriff’s Office and our community was held yesterday, Thursday, March 23, 2017, at 5 p.m. at the Hanover County Administration Building located at 7497 County Complex Roa...

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Posted on: March 20, 2017

Missing Juvenile Located **UPDATE**

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UPDATE: Emile Williams was located late yesterday evening and has been reunited with her family.

The Sheriff’s Office would like to extend our sincere appreciation to the media for quickly communicating this information to the public. We would al...

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Posted on: March 17, 2017

Sheriff’s Office Seeks Public’s Assistance in Locating a Missing Juvenile UPDATE

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UPDATE: Abby Catherine Gallini was located safe this morning and has been reunited with her family.

The Sheriff’s Office would like to extend our sincere appreciation to the media for quickly communicating this information to the public. We would also like...

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Posted on: March 10, 2017

Sheriff’s Office Seeks Public’s Assistance in Locating a Missing Person **UPDATE**

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UPDATE - The Hanover Sheriff’s Office is requesting the public’s assistance in locating a missing person.

Delecia Waddy, 24, was last seen at the Kings Dominion Camp Ground, 10061 Kings Dominion Boulevard Doswell, VA, on March 9, 2017, ...

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Posted on: March 9, 2017

Bomb Threat at Patrick Henry High School

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UPDATE: The Sheriff’s Office has completed their security sweeps at Patrick Henry High School and the building has been deemed safe. Nothing suspicious was located. Students and faculty are currently reentering the school.

The Sheriff’s...

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Posted on: February 24, 2017

HCSO Requests Public’s Assistance with Stolen Vehicle

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HANOVER, Va. – On February 20, 2017, at approximately 1 p.m., the Hanover County Sheriff’s Office and Hanover Fire Marshal’s Office responded to the 19000 block of Landora Bridge Road for a vehicle fire. Once the fire had bee...

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Posted on: February 16, 2017

Runaway Juvenile Found Safe

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UPDATE: Twanshae Yahnel Wilkerson was located safe in the City of Richmond.

The Sheriff’s Office would like to extend our sincere appreciation to the media for their efforts in quickly communicating this information to the public. We would also l...

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Posted on: February 10, 2017

Bomb Threat at Mechanicsville Walmart

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Hanover, VA – On Wednesday, January 25, 2017, at approximately 8:37 p.m., the Sheriff’s Office responded to Walmart located in the 7400 block of Bell Creek Road for a bomb threat. The bomb threat was received by phone by a Walmart empl...

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Posted on: February 2, 2017

Suspect Wanted for Eluding Police and Possession of a Firearm by a Convicted Felon

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Hanover, VA – The Hanover County Sheriff’s Office is requesting the public’s assistance in locating Taylor Arcellus Johnson, 23, of Richmond. Johnson is wanted by the Sheriff’s Office for Eluding Police, P...

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Posted on: February 1, 2017

Registration Open for Senior Citizens Police Academy

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Registration Open for Senior Citizens Police Academy

HANOVER, Va. – The Hanover County Sheriff’s Office will be hosting its 10th annual Senior Citizens Police Academy. The Senior Citizens Police Academy will take place from April 6, 201...

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Posted on: January 26, 2017

Bomb Threat at Mechanicsville Walmart

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Hanover, VA – On Wednesday, January 25, 2017, at approximately 8:37 p.m., the Sheriff’s Office responded to Walmart located in the 7400 block of Bell Creek Road for a bomb threat. The bomb threat was received by phone by a Wa...

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Posted on: January 26, 2017

Suspect Charged with Attempted Capital Murder

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Hanover, VA – The Hanover County Sheriff’s Office has arrested and charged Jacob Bryan Cahoon, 31, of Mechanicsville, with Attempted Capital Murder, Eluding Police, and numerous other charges.

On Tuesday, January 24, 2017, at approximately 10:37 ...

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Posted on: January 26, 2017

Project Sticker Shock Targets Underage Drinking

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HANOVER, VA – The Hanover County Sheriff’s Office is proud to announce our participation in PROJECT STICKER SHOCK on February 4, 2017, from 9 a.m. to 12 noon. Sticker Shock is a youth led prevention program. It is designed to support existing, and encoura...

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Posted on: January 20, 2017

Arrest Made in Death Investigation

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UPDATE:

Hanover, VA – Today, at approximately 12:14 p.m., the Sheriff’s Office responded to the 16000 block of Trainham Road for report of a shooting. Once on scene deputies located an adult male victim suffering from a gunshot wound wh...

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Posted on: January 9, 2017

HCSO Investigators Seek to Identify Robbery Suspect

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Hanover, VA – On Friday, January 6, 2017, at approximately 2:54 p.m., the Sheriff’s Office responded to the EVB Bank located in the 8100 block of Mechanicsville Turnpike for a reported robbery. The white male suspect approached a telle...

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Posted on: January 6, 2017

Subject Wanted by HCSO and Hanover Fire Marshal’s Office

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Hanover, VA – The Hanover County Sheriff’s Office and Hanover Fire Marshall’s Office are requesting the public’s assistance in locating Tyrone Lamont Smith, Jr., 22, of Ashland. Smith is currently wanted by the Fire...

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Posted on: January 4, 2017

Arrest Made in Child Pornography Possession Case

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Hanover, VA – On January 3, 2017, Hanover County Sheriff’s Office Investigators arrested James Linwood Crump, Sr., 46, of the 7100 block of Garden Park Lane. After executing a search warrant, Crump was charged with five counts of Posse...

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Posted on: January 2, 2017

Fatal Crash Investigation - Rural Point Road

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Hanover, Va. – On Friday, December 30, 2016, at approximately 10:07 a.m. the Sheriff’s Office responded to a single vehicle crash in the 7400 block of Rural Point Road.

The preliminary investigation revealed that a 1996 Ford Explorer, o...

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Posted on: December 20, 2016

Fatal Crash Investigation

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Hanover, Va. – On Monday, December 19, 2016, at approximately 11:21 p.m. the Sheriff’s Office responded to a single vehicle crash in the 17000 block of Mountain Road.

The preliminary investigation revealed that a 2007 Mazda se...

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Posted on: December 1, 2016

Missing Adult Located

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UPDATE: Ronald Darrell Taylor has been located safe in Pennsylvania.

The Sheriff’s Office would like to extend our sincere appreciation to the media for their efforts in quickly communicating this information to the public. We would also like to ...

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Posted on: December 13, 2016

HCSO Investigators Seek to Identify Robbery Suspect

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Hanover, VA – On Monday, December 12, 2016, at approximately 7:25 p.m., the Sheriff’s Office responded to 7-11 located in the 6600 block of Cold Harbor Road for an alarm. Once on scene, it was determined that a robbery had just occurred. The suspect enter...

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Posted on: December 12, 2016

HCSO Investigates Stolen Vehicle and Larceny from Vehicle

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Hanover, VA – On Monday, December 12, 2016, deputies responded to the 7300 block of Roosevelt Avenue, the downtown Mechanicsville area, for a stolen vehicle. The stolen vehicle is described as a 2002 Honda CRV, green in color, bearing Virginia r...

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Posted on: December 5, 2016

Recruits Graduate from Academy

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Hanover, VA – Earlier today, 16 of the Sheriff’s Office’s newest recruits graduated from the Hanover County Criminal Justice Academy at a ceremony held at Life Church in Mechanicsville.

Colonel David R. Hines, sherif...

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Posted on: December 3, 2016

HCSO Apprehends Bank Robbery Suspect

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Hanover, VA – Deputies have arrested and charged Justin Michael Gonzalez, 28, Midlothian, with Robbery, Use of a Firearm in the Commission of a Felony, and Grand Larceny.

On Friday, December 2, 2016, at approximately 3:13 p.m., the Sher...

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Posted on: December 2, 2016

Traffic Advisory Issued for Mechanicsville Christmas Parade

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Hanover, VA – The annual Mechanicsville Christmas Parade will be held this Sunday, December 4, 2016, beginning at 2 p.m. and ending at 4 p.m.

Traffic on Hanover Green Drive will be limited to parade traffic only beginning at 11 a.m. Traffic in th...

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Posted on: November 26, 2016

HCSO Special Thanksgiving Delivery

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Hanover, VA – Today, November 23, 2016, Hanover deputies gathered at the Rutland Kroger and loaded 20 Thanksgiving dinners into their patrol cars. These dinners will be distributed to seniors throughout Hanover County.

The seniors that will receive these d...

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Posted on: November 18, 2016

Burglary Suspect Wanted on Multiple Charges

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Hanover, VA – Milton Lamont Johnson, 28, of Winchester, is wanted by the Hanover County Sheriff’s Office for Breaking and Entering with Intent to Commit a Felony and Larceny with Intent to Sell. Johnson is also wanted by the Henrico County Division of Pol...Read on...

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Posted on: November 16, 2016

Investigators Arrest Burglary Suspect

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Hanover, VA – Investigators have arrested Matthew Ryan Atkinson, 30, of Bumpass, in connection to a series of burglaries that occurred in the west end of Hanover County.

On Monday, November 14, 2016, deputies responded to the 20000 block of Woodland Fo...Read on...

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Posted on: November 4, 2016

Suspect Wanted on Multiple Charges Arrested

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Update – On Sunday, November 6, 2016, Marcus D. Wright turned himself in to Sheriff’s Office authorities and was arrested without incident. Wright was charged with two counts of assault on a law enforcement officer, felony unauthorized use of a vehicle, f...Read on...

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Posted on: November 2, 2016

Vehicle Pursuit and Motor Vehicle Crash

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Hanover, VA – On Tuesday, November 1, 2016, at approximately 11:34 p.m., a deputy initiated a traffic stop on a silver Chevrolet sedan for a traffic violation at the intersection of Shady Grove Road and Mechanicsville Turnpike. The suspect vehicle initial...Read on...

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Posted on: October 28, 2016

HCSO Investigators Seek to Identify Robbery Suspect

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Hanover, VA – On Friday, October 28, 2016, at approximately 1:30 p.m., the Sheriff’s Office responded to the Wells Fargo Bank located in the 8100 block of Elm Drive for a reported robbery. The white male suspect approached a teller, displayed a note indic...Read on...

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Posted on: October 24, 2016

Missing Juvenile Located

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UPDATE: Bethany Jean Perl was located safe this morning, October 27, 2016, in Prince George’s County, Maryland.

The Sheriff’s Office would like to extend our sincere appreciation to the media for their efforts in quickly communicating this information...Read on...

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Posted on: October 19, 2016

HCSO Make Arrests in Stolen Vehicles and Larcenies from Vehicles Cases

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UPDATE- Investigators have charged two individuals for Grand Larceny in regard to the stolen vehicles and larcenies from vehicles that occurred on Wednesday, October 12 into the early morning hours of Thursday, October 13.

On Friday, October 14, Invest...Read on...

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Posted on: October 14, 2016

HCSO Investigates Stolen Vehicles and Larcenies from Vehicles

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Hanover, VA – On Thursday, October 13, 2016, deputies responded to the 8300 block of Plum Grove Drive, the Hanover Grove subdivision in Mechanicsville, for a larceny from a vehicle. While on scene, deputies discovered that multiple unlocked vehicles had b...Read on...

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Posted on: October 4, 2016

Drug Take-Back to Be Held Saturday, October 22, 2016

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HANOVER, Va. – On Saturday, October 22, 2016 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., the Hanover County Sheriff’s Office, in cooperation with Ashland Police Department and Hanover County Public Works, will be conducting a Prescription Drug Take-Back Day. This event is sp...Read on...

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Posted on: September 28, 2016

Investigators Seeking Suspect in Credit Card Fraud

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Hanover, Va. – On September 26, 2016, at approximately 4 p.m., the subject in the below photograph used a stolen credit card to purchase various electronics at two different locations in Hanover.

The first location is Best Buy, located in the 7200 bloc...Read on...

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Posted on: September 26, 2016

Investigators Arrest Assisted Living Facility Employee for Grand Larceny

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Hanover, VA – Investigators have arrested and charged Tyra Latrice Smith, 29, of Richmond, with four counts of Grand Larceny. These larcenies were reported to the Sheriff’s Office in May, July and August 2016.

Smith was employed with a home healthcare ...Read on...

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Posted on: September 26, 2016

Fatal Crash Investigation

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Hanover, Va. – On September 25, 2016, at approximately 7:48 a.m., deputies responded to a motor vehicle crash in the 13000 block of Mountain Road.

The preliminary investigation revealed that a 1996 Toyota Camry, occupied by only the driver, was travell...Read on...

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Posted on: September 23, 2016

Sheriff’s Office hosts 4th “Civilian Response to an Active Shooter” event

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Hanover, VA – On Thursday, September 22, 2016, the Sheriff’s Office hosted its fourth presentation of “Civilian Response to an Active Shooter” at the Hanover County Administrative Building. To date, over 750 citizens have attended this presentation and re...Read on...

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Posted on: April 25, 2016

Driver Charged in Double Fatality Crash on Cold Harbor Road

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UPDATE – On Wednesday, September 21, 2016, the Hanover County Sheriff’s Office served two direct indictments on Nickolas Seth Fleming, 18, for involuntary manslaughter. Fleming was the driver of the 2001 Dodge pick-up truck that crashed on Cold Harbor Roa...Read on...

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Posted on: September 14, 2016

HCSO Investigates Multiple Stolen Vehicles and Larcenies from Vehicles

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Hanover, VA – On Monday, September 12, 2016, deputies responded to the 8000 block of Willow Avenue, the Spring Meadows subdivision in Mechanicsville, for a stolen vehicle. While on scene, deputies discovered another vehicle had been stolen from the same n...Read on...

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Posted on: September 6, 2016

Sheriff’s Office Makes Arrest in Death Investigation

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UPDATE – Harshadkumar Jadav, 33, has been arrested and charged with first degree murder in connection to the September 5, 2016, murder of his wife, Reena Jadav.

“I am extremely proud of our investigative team and the countless hours they have invested...Read on...

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Posted on: September 9, 2016

Sheriff’s Office to host 4th “Civilian Response to an Active Shooter” event

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Hanover, VA – On Thursday, September 22, 2016, the Sheriff’s Office will once again be hosting a presentation in the Hanover County Board of Supervisors meeting room where we will discuss “Civilian Response to an Active Shooter Situation.” This event will...Read on...

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Posted on: September 8, 2016

Traffic Advisory Issued for NASCAR Race

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HANOVER, Va. – The Hanover County Sheriff’s Office would like to advise all citizens in the Mechanicsville area of the anticipated traffic congestion during the NASCAR races held at the Richmond International Raceway in Henrico County.

On Friday, Sept...Read on...

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Posted on: September 7, 2016

Missing Man Located

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UPDATE – Cecil L. Snead has been safely located and will be reunited with his family. The Sheriff’s Office would like to thank the media for quickly broadcasting this information and the public for sharing it on social media.
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Posted on: September 1, 2016

Sheriff’s Office Maintains High Visibility as School Year Begins

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HANOVER, Va. – As the school year begins, the Sheriff’s Office will maintain high visibility to ensure the safety of children being transported to and from school. With school buses, motorists, pedestrians, crossing guards, and cyclists added to the daily...Read on...

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Posted on: September 1, 2016

HCSO Concludes Death Investigation

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UPDATE – On Saturday, August 27, 2016, at approximately 2:46 p.m., the Hanover County Sheriff’s Office, along with Hanover Fire/EMS, responded to the 16200 block of International Street for report of an unresponsive male juvenile in a pool. Once deputies ...Read on...

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Posted on: August 29, 2016

HCSO Conducting Death Investigation - Update

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UPDATE – On Saturday, August 27, 2016, a male juvenile was found unresponsive in a pool. The child was transported to VCU Medical Center where he was pronounced deceased. The child has been identified as Giovanne Samuel Ofuso Antwi, 5, from Dumfries, VA. ...Read on...

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Posted on: August 23, 2016

Missing Juvenile Located

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UPDATE: Tyquan Montraz Jones was located safe in the City of Petersburg today, August 23.

The Sheriff’s Office would like to extend our sincere appreciation to the Petersburg Police Department and to the media for quickly communicating this information...Read on...

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Posted on: August 19, 2016

Missing Juvenile Located

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UPDATE: James Donye Simonson was located safe on the evening of August 21, 2016.

The Sheriff’s Office would like to extend our sincere appreciation to the media for their efforts in quickly communicating this information to the public. We would also ...Read on...

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Posted on: August 4, 2016

HCSO Reminds Citizens to be Safety Conscious during Online and In-person Transactions

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Hanover, VA – The Hanover County Sheriff’s Office would like to remind its citizens to remain safety conscious when conducting in person transactions from online sales, sharing financial information over websites, and personal information on social networ...Read on...

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Posted on: August 4, 2016

HCSO Arrests Larceny from Vehicles Suspects

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Hanover, VA – On August 3, 2016, at approximately 11:50 p.m., Hanover deputies responded to Laurel Meadows subdivision for a possible larceny from vehicles. Once on scene deputies located an unoccupied suspicious vehicle located close to the entrance of t...Read on...

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Posted on: August 3, 2016

2016 HCSO National Night Out: A Great Success!

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Hanover, VA- National Night Out in Hanover County was celebrated on August 2, 2016. Over 52 communities participated as we shared in great food, fun and fellowship. During their National Night Out event, Cool Spring Forest subdivision dedicated their new ...Read on...

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Posted on: August 1, 2016

2016 National Night Out

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HCSO Invites You to Participate in National Night Out

Hanover, VA- The time has come to start planning for the National Night Out 2016 in Hanover County. The date for National Night Out is Tuesday August 2, 2016. National Night Out is an annual event...Read on...

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Posted on: July 26, 2016

HCSO - Death Investigation July 25, 2016 UPDATE

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UPDATE: After a thorough investigation into this incident, our investigators have determined that the fire at the BP gas station was intentionally started by the victim, Zaheer R. Mazhar.

On July 25, 2016, at approximately 11 p.m., Mazhar authorized $...Read on...

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Posted on: July 21, 2016

Arrest Made in Death Investigation

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UPDATE – On July 21, 2016, Hanover County Sheriff’s Office investigators charged Willie J. Bibbs, Sr., 64, of Chambersburg, Pennsylvania with First Degree Murder, Use of a firearm in commission of a felony, and possession of a firearm by a convicted felon...Read on...

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Posted on: July 15, 2016

Sheriff’s Office hosts 3rd “Civilian Response to an Active Shooter” event

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Hanover, VA – On Thursday, July 14, 2016, the Sheriff’s Office once again hosted a presentation at the Hanover County Administrative Building board room where we discussed “Civilian Response to an Active Shooter”. Over 200 members of our community were pr...Read on...

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Posted on: July 15, 2016

HCSO Makes Arrest in Larcenies from Vehicles

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Hanover, VA – On Friday, July 15, 2016, the Hanover County Sheriff’s Office arrested Matthew Wilson, 21, and Caitlin Cole, 19, both of Mechanicsville for multiple larcenies from vehicles. Both Wilson and Cole have been charged with multiple counts of Gran...Read on...

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Posted on: July 15, 2016

HCSO Invites You to Participate in National Night Out

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Hanover, VA- The time has come to start planning for the National Night Out 2016 in Hanover County. The date for National Night Out is Tuesday August 2, 2016. National Night Out is an annual event designed to strengthen our communities by encouraging ne...Read on...

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Posted on: July 6, 2016

Traffic Advisory Issued for Tomato Festival

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HANOVER, Va. – On Saturday, July 9th, between 9 a.m. and 4 p.m., the Sheriff’s Office anticipates traffic congestion along Pole Green Road, between I-295 and Walnut Grove Road, due to the Hanover Tomato Festival. Citizens are encouraged to plan in advanc...Read on...

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Posted on: June 28, 2016

Rescued Hanover County Canines Find Loving Homes

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UPDATE: The Sheriff’s Office is pleased to announce that a majority of the canines at the Hanover County Animal Shelter found loving homes on Wednesday, June 29. Over 200 citizens came out yesterday, some showing up as early as 4 a.m. Of the 66 canines th...Read on...

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Posted on: June 24, 2016

Area Law Enforcement Partners offer showing of the Documentary: “Chasing the Dragon”

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In an effort to educate our community on the growing epidemic of prescription drug and heroin abuse, the Ashland Police Department, Hanover County Sheriff’s Office and the local offices of the FBI and DEA are offering a showing of the documentary “Chasing...Read on...

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Posted on: June 21, 2016

Suspect Wanted for Indecent Exposure

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Hanover, VA – Jorge Alfredo Cisneros-Jerez, 42, is wanted by the Hanover County Sheriff’s Office for indecent exposure. He is also wanted by Richmond Police Department for obscene photography, Powhatan County Sheriff’s Office for computer harassment and A...Read on...

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Posted on: June 20, 2016

HCSO Invites You to Participate in National Night Out

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Hanover, VA- The time has come to start planning for the National Night Out 2016 in Hanover County. The date for National Night Out is Tuesday August 2, 2016.

National Night Out is an annual event designed to strengthen our communities by encouragin...Read on...

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Posted on: June 16, 2016

Sheriff’s Office to host 3rd “Civilian Response to an Active Shooter” event

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Hanover, VA – On, Thursday, July 14, 2016, the Sheriff’s Office will once again be hosting a presentation in the Hanover County Board of Supervisors conference room where we will discuss “Civilian Response to an Active Shooter Situation”. Thus far, over 3...Read on...

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Posted on: June 2, 2016

HCSO Investigators Arrest Burglary Suspect

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UPDATE: On June 7, 2016, investigators charged Lawrence Church, Jr, 49, of Charlottesville, in connection to the burglary of the Glory Mart Exxon on Airpark Road.

Church was charged with Burglary and Grand Larceny. He is currently incarcerated at the H...Read on...

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Posted on: June 8, 2016

HCSO Receives 2016 Marc Weiss Hanover Workforce Award

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Hanover, Va. – The Hanover Business Council of the Greater Richmond Chamber recently awarded the Hanover County Sheriff’s Office with the 2016 Marc Weiss Hanover Workforce Award. The Marc Weiss Award honors Hanover County-based organizations that have mad...Read on...

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Posted on: June 5, 2016

HCSO Makes Arrest in Hit and Run Involving Pedestrian

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UPDATE: Investigators have arrested Tsz Kit Zane Theodore Yung in connection to the hit and run of a pedestrian that occurred early Sunday morning. Deputies received a tip from a citizen that led them to Yung’s residence where the vehicle was located. Yun...Read on...

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Posted on: June 3, 2016

Hanover County SHIELD Program

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Hanover, VA – The Hanover County Sheriff’s Office is pleased to announce SHIELD.

The Sheriff’s Office recognizes that events within the county, around this region, state, nation and even the world can affect our community. The SHIELD initiative is ano...Read on...

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Posted on: May 27, 2016

Sheriff’s Office hosts second “Civilian Response to an Active Shooter” event

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Hanover, VA – Due to the overwhelming support from the first presentation of “Civilian Response to an Active Shooter”, on May 26, 2016, the Sheriff’s Office hosted its second presentation at the Hanover County Board of Supervisors conference room. Approxi...Read on...

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Posted on: May 27, 2016

HCSO Reminds Citizens to Protect Themselves against Phone Scams

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Hanover, VA – The Hanover County Sheriff’s Office would like to remind citizens to protect themselves against identity theft and scams. A phone scam is reoccurring in Hanover County where an unknown person(s) is contacting unsuspecting citizens claiming t...Read on...

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Posted on: May 26, 2016

Citizens Police Academy Offered

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HANOVER, Va. – Registration is underway for the 28th session of the Citizens Police Academy, which will take place from September 13 through November 15. The academy will be held at the Sheriff’s Office every Tuesday between the hours of 6:30 p.m. and 9:3...Read on...

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Posted on: May 25, 2016

HCSO Makes Arrests in Multiple Stolen Vehicle Incidents

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Hanover, VA – On Tuesday, May 24, 2016, the Hanover County Sheriff’s Office received three stolen vehicle reports and multiple reports of vehicles that were entered and items stolen in residential areas along the Mechanicsville Turnpike corridor.

Deput...Read on...

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Posted on: May 19, 2016

HCSO Investigators make arrest for Obscene Sexual Display

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Hanover, Va. – On May 18, 2016, Sheriff’s Office investigators arrested Kent Greenway, 67, of Richmond, for two counts of obscene sexual display. These charges originated from an incident that occurred on May 9, 2016 when deputies received a call for a wh...Read on...

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Posted on: May 17, 2016

Hanover County Sheriff’s Office Makes Arrest in Burglary Series

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Hanover, VA – On May 16, 2016, the Sheriff’s Office arrested Andrew E. Labons, 20, of Richmond for multiple burglaries in Hanover County. Labons was charged with four counts of breaking and entering, three counts of grand larceny, and one count of petit ...Read on...

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Posted on: May 12, 2016

Investigators Seek to Identify Robbery Suspects

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Hanover, VA – On Thursday, May 12, 2016, at approximately 2:20 a.m., the Sheriff’s Office responded to the CVS Pharmacy located at 7048 Mechanicsville Turnpike for a report of a robbery. Three male suspects entered the store and attempted to gain entry i...Read on...

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Posted on: May 11, 2016

Sheriff’s Office to host “Civilian Response to an Active Shooter” event

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Hanover, VA - On Thursday, May 26, 2016, the Sheriff’s Office will once again be hosting a presentation in the Hanover County Board of Supervisors conference room where we will discuss “Civilian Response to an Active Shooter Situation”. The Sheriff’s Offi...Read on...

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Posted on: May 11, 2016

68 Canines Rescued from property in Hanover County UPDATE

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On Wednesday, May 11, 2016, Stephanie M. Saunders, 33, of the 17000 block of Connie Hall Road, was arrested and charged with five counts of Cruelty to Animals, five counts of Inadequate Care of Animals, and one count of Sale of an Unweaned animal. Ms. Sau...Read on...

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Posted on: May 5, 2016

68 Canines Rescued from property in Hanover County

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Hanover, VA – On Tuesday, May 3, 2016, Hanover County Animal Control, with assistance from the Sheriff’s Office, executed a search warrant in the 17000 block of Connie Hall Road. The search warrant was obtained concerning the well-being of the animals ins...Read on...

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Posted on: April 21, 2016

HCSO Makes Arrests in Recent Larcenies from Vehicles

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Hanover, VA – On April 20, 2016, Hanover County Sheriff’s Office investigators arrested Robin L. Wood, Jr., 30, and Amber Beggs, 25, both of Richmond, for multiple offenses related to recent larcenies from vehicles. On April 19, 2016, the Sheriff’s Offic...Read on...

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Posted on: April 21, 2016

Two-year-old dies as a result of Child Abuse- Suspect charged with Murder

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UPDATE: On April 21, 2016, working in conjunction with the Hanover Commonwealth’s Attorney’s Office, the Sheriff’s Office has charged Marcus S. Williams, 27, of Mechanicsville, with first degree murder. Williams is still incarcerated at Pamunkey Regional...Read on...

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Posted on: April 20, 2016

Traffic Advisory Issued for NASCAR Race

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Traffic Advisory Issued for NASCAR Race

HANOVER, Va. – The Hanover County Sheriff’s Office anticipates traffic congestion in the Mechanicsville area during the NASCAR races to be held this week at the Richmond International Raceway in Henrico County. ...Read on...

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Posted on: April 18, 2016

Two-year-old dies as a result of Child Abuse

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HANOVER, Va. – Marcus S. Williams, 27, of Mechanicsville, was arrested on April 16, 2016, after deputies responded to his apartment in the 7100 block of Garden Park Lane in reference to an apparent domestic disturbance called in by neighbors. Once on scen...Read on...

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Posted on: April 15, 2016

Metro Richmond Law Enforcement Agencies Offer Online Service to Register Valuables

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Henrico County Police, Richmond Police, Chesterfield County Police, and the Hanover County Sheriff’s Office have partnered with LeadsOnline to offer residents a free online system that will help track personal property. ReportIt is a free, secure online s...Read on...

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Posted on: April 8, 2016

Drug Take-Back to Be Held April 30, 2016

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HANOVER, Va. – On Saturday, April 30, 2016 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., the Hanover County Sheriff’s Office, in cooperation with Ashland Police Department and Hanover County Public Works, will be conducting a Prescription Drug Take-Back Day. This event is spon...Read on...

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Posted on: April 8, 2016

HCSO Makes Arrest in Robbery Case

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Hanover, VA- Sheriff’s Office investigators arrested five individuals responsible for the robbery that occurred on Taliaferro Lane on March 17th, 2016. Four suspects were from the City of Richmond and one was from Chesterfield. The listed individuals were...Read on...

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Posted on: March 31, 2016

Sheriff’s Office Makes Arrest in Death Investigation

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HANOVER, Va. – On March 18, 2016, the Hanover Sheriff’s Office responded to the 15400 block of Mountain Road for a male subject in cardiac arrest. Once deputies arrived on scene, they found a man, John Cassells, Jr., lying on the ground beside a truck. Th...Read on...

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Posted on: March 25, 2016

Possible Threats Made at Oak Knoll Middle School

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HANOVER, Va. – On Thursday, March 24, 2016 at 10:06 p.m., Hanover Sheriff’s Office received a phone call from a concerned parent in regards to a possible threat made at Oak Knoll Middle School. It was reported that a student was looking at a picture of a ...Read on...

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Posted on: March 24, 2016

Hanover County Sheriff’s Awards and Promotional Ceremony

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An awards and promotional ceremony honoring members of the Hanover County Sheriff’s Office and our community was held today, Thursday, March 24, 2016, at 5 p.m. at the Hanover County Administration Building located at 7497 County Complex Road, Hanover, VA...Read on...

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Posted on: March 23, 2016

Commercial Burglary – Hopkins Gun and Tackle

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Hanover, VA – On Tuesday, March 22, 2016, the Hanover Sheriff’s Office responded to 8151 Mechanicsville Turnpike, Hopkins Gun & Tackle, for a reported commercial burglary. Once deputies arrived on scene they found the front door of the business broken...Read on...

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Posted on: March 18, 2016

HCSO Investigators Seek to Identify Robbery Suspect

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Hanover, VA – On Thursday, March 17, 2016, at approximately 9:14 p.m., the Sheriff’s Office responded to the 15000 block of Taliaferro Lane for a report of a robbery. The victim reported he had responded to a Craigslist add for a vehicle for sale which b...Read on...

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Posted on: March 15, 2016

HCSO Sobriety Checkpoint

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The Hanover County Sheriff’s Office will be conducting a Sobriety Checkpoint on Friday, March 18, 2016. This checkpoint is in coordination with the Virginia Department of Motor Vehicles Highway Safety Program and the National Highway Transportation Safet...Read on...

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Posted on: March 14, 2016

HCSO Investigates Fatal Crash on Rural Point Road

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Hanover Va. – On March 13, 2016, at 11:19 p.m. the Sheriff’s Office responded to the 8000 block of Rural Point Road in reference to a single vehicle automobile crash.

The preliminary investigation revealed that a silver 2012 Infiniti 4-door sedan, driv...Read on...

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Posted on: March 11, 2016

HCSO Investigators Seek to Identify Robbery Suspect

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Hanover, VA – On Friday, March 11, 2016, at approximately 1:18 p.m., the Sheriff’s Office responded to Citizens and Farmers Bank located at 7021 Mechanicsville Turnpike for a report of a robbery. The black male suspect approached a teller, displayed a not...Read on...

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Posted on: March 11, 2016

Sheriff’s Office Makes Arrest in Commercial Burglary

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HANOVER, Va. – On March 11, 2016, at approximately 3:00 a.m., Hanover deputies responded to the Goodwill store in the 10200 block of Washington Highway for a burglary alarm. Once on scene deputies discovered a window to the pedestrian door was broken.

...Read on...

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Posted on: March 8, 2016

Death Investigation

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HANOVER, Va. – Today at approximately 10 a.m., the Sheriff’s Office responded to the 11300 block of Cross Corner Road for report of a suspicious vehicle sitting on private property.

Deputies approached the vehicle and located a single occupant in the ...Read on...

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Posted on: March 4, 2016

Sheriff’s Office hosts “Civilian Response to an Active Shooter” event

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Hanover, VA – On March 3, 2016, the Sheriff’s Office hosted a presentation at the Hanover County Board of Supervisors conference room where we discussed “Civilian Response to an Active Shooter Situation.” Approximately 200 members of the Sheriff’s Office ...Read on...

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Posted on: March 1, 2016

Fatal Crash Investigation

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Hanover, Va. – On March 1, 2016, at approximately 5:03 a.m. the Sheriff’s Office responded to a single vehicle collision at the intersection of Ashcake Road and Melton Road.

The preliminary investigation revealed that a 2006 Chevrolet sedan, occupied b...Read on...

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Posted on: March 1, 2016

Hanover Crisis Intervention Center (HCIC) and Hanover Crisis Intervention Team (CIT) Awards Ceremony

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RICHMOND, Va. (March 1, 2016) – An awards ceremony honoring first responders from Hanover County and medical staff from Bon Secours Memorial Regional Medical Center will be held Wednesday, March 2, 2016, at 2 p.m. at the Hanover County Sheriff’s Office lo...Read on...

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Posted on: February 28, 2016

HCSO Investigators Seek to Identify Robbery Suspect

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Hanover, VA – On Sunday, February 28 2016, at approximately 2:55 a.m., the Sheriff’s Office responded to 7-11 located in the 6600 block of Cold Harbor Road for a report of a robbery. The suspect entered the business, produced a firearm and took an undisc...Read on...

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Posted on: February 25, 2016

Missing Juvenile Located

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UPDATE: Brooke W. Murphy was located safe on the evening of February 27, 2016.

The Sheriff’s Office would like to extend our sincere appreciation to the media for their efforts in quickly communicating this information to the public. We would also l...Read on...

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Posted on: February 24, 2016

Arrest Made in Child Pornography Possession Case

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Hanover, VA – On February 24, 2016, Hanover County Sheriff’s Office Investigators arrested Edward Jon Tillman, 52, of the 7100 Block of Bruce Academy Court. After executing a search warrant, Tillman was charged with three counts of Possession of Child Po...Read on...

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Posted on: February 23, 2016

Sheriff’s Office Responds to Multiple Phone Scams

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Hanover, VA – On February 22, 2016 the Hanover County Sheriff’s Office responded to multiple phone scams. A phone scam is reoccurring in Hanover County where an unknown person(s) is contacting unsuspecting citizens claiming to be a representative with the...Read on...

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Posted on: February 16, 2016

Missing Juvenile Located

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Update: Samuel W. Moore has been located safe and has been reunited with his family.

The Sheriff’s Office would like to extend our sincere appreciation the media for their efforts in quickly communicating this information to the public. We would als...Read on...

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Posted on: February 12, 2016

HCSO Reminds Citizens to Protect Themselves against Phone Scams

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Hanover, VA – Tax season is here, and the Hanover County Sheriff’s Office would like to remind citizens to protect themselves against identity theft and scams. A phone scam is reoccurring in Hanover County where an unknown person(s) is contacting unsuspec...Read on...

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Posted on: February 10, 2016

Hanover County Sheriff’s Achieves International Reaccreditation

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Hanover, VA – The Sheriff’s Office has been awarded its fifth consecutive international accreditation through the Commission on Accreditation for Law enforcement Agencies (CALEA). Colonel David R. Hines, sheriff, was presented with his reaccreditation ce...Read on...

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Posted on: February 5, 2016

Hanover County Sheriff’s Office Makes Arrests in Burglary Series

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Hanover, VA – On January 28, 2016, the Sheriff’s Office arrested James Hunter Purks, 24, of King George County, Thomas Richard Nicolaou Jr., 26, of King George County and Kristin Deanna Brewer, 23, of King George County for multiple burglaries in Hanover ...Read on...

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Posted on: January 30, 2016

Suspect Charged in Overnight Stabbing

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HANOVER, Va. – Just before 2:00 a.m. today deputies with the Hanover County Sheriff’s Office responded to 6689 Cold Harbor Road, 7-11 Convenience Store, for a reported stabbing. It was determined that two individuals got into a verbal altercation at the 7...Read on...

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Posted on: January 29, 2016

Two Arrests Made in Patrick Henry High School Assault

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HANOVER, Va. – Just after 10:00 a.m. Thursday, January 28, 2016, deputies with the Hanover County Sheriff’s Office responded to Patrick Henry High School to assist school officials. Administration with Patrick Henry High School reported numerous physical ...Read on...

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Posted on: January 28, 2016

Sheriff’s Office Responds to Patrick Henry High School to Assist School Officials

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HANOVER, Va. – Just after 10:00 a.m. today deputies with the Hanover County Sheriff’s Office responded to Patrick Henry High School to assist school officials. Administration with Patrick Henry High School reported numerous physical altercations were occu...Read on...

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Posted on: January 26, 2016

Project Sticker Shock Targets Underage Drinking

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Hanover, VA- The Hanover County Sheriff’s Office is proud to announce our participation in PROJECT STICKER SHOCK on February 6, 2016 from 9 a.m. to 12 noon. Sticker Shock is a youth led prevention program. It is designed to support existing, and encourage...Read on...

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Posted on: January 23, 2016

**UPDATE** Inclement Weather Notification

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Due to the inclement weather that Hanover County is currently experiencing, road conditions are hazardous and numerous traffic crashes have occurred throughout the County. As a result, travel on the roadways is not recommended at this time. The Hanover Co...Read on...

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Posted on: January 22, 2016

Hanover Crisis Intervention Center (HCIC) and Hanover Crisis Intervention Team (CIT) Awards Ceremony

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**EVENT POSTPONED**
Due to weather conditions the event for January 26, 2016 has been canceled. The event will be rescheduled and a date will be announced in the near future.

An awards ceremony honoring first responders from Hanover County and medical...Read on...

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Posted on: January 21, 2016

Two Suspects Charged with Attempted Capital Murder

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Hanover, VA- Just after noon today a Hanover Deputy initiated a traffic stop in the 7200 block of Bell Creek Road for an equipment violation. The driver, identified as Marcus Dennis Wade, 24, of Chesterfield County, was found to be wanted out of Virginia ...Read on...

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Posted on: January 21, 2016

HCSO Reminds Citizens to Protect Themselves Against Identity Theft

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Hanover, VA – As tax season approaches, the Hanover County Sheriff’s Office would like to remind citizens to protect themselves against identity theft. Identity theft is rapidly becoming one of the most widespread crimes, affecting millions of new victims...Read on...

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Posted on: January 20, 2016

Arrests Made in Multiple Mail Larcenies

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HANOVER, Va. – Deputies with the Hanover County Sheriff’s Office have arrested Marcus Manley, 28, Ahjuwon Owens, 30, Cecil Johnson, 31, and Antoine Ackin, 31, all from North Carolina, in connection with a series of mail larcenies that occurred in the Hano...Read on...

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Posted on: January 19, 2016

Sheriff’s Office Needs Community’s Assistance Solving Break-ins

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Hanover, Va. – On January 18, 2016, the Hanover Sheriff’s Office responded to three calls for residential burglaries. The incidents spanned the rural areas of western Hanover County. The burglaries occurred during the daytime hours when the homes were not...Read on...

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Posted on: December 10, 2015

HCSO Makes Arrests in Burglary Series

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Hanover, VA – On December 8, 2015, the Sheriff’s Office responded to the 10000 block of Lewistown Road for a report of a burglary in progress. An observant citizen witnessed two subjects force entry into a residence, then flee the area in a vehicle. She...Read on...

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Posted on: December 4, 2015

HCSO Investigators Seek to Identify Burglary Suspect

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Hanover, VA – Investigators are seeking the public’s assistance with identifying an individual in connection with two burglaries at the Dash Food Mart located in the 7100 block of Mechanicsville Turnpike. On November 10 and 11, 2015, a suspect broke into ...Read on...

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Posted on: December 1, 2015

Missing Person LOCATED

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Update: This morning at approximately 7:54 AM, Jessica Lynn Houser was located safe and has been reunited with her family.

The Sheriff’s Office would like to extend our sincere appreciation the media for their efforts in quickly communicating this inf...Read on...

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Posted on: November 23, 2015

Information Sought in Larceny

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HANOVER, Va. – Investigators are seeking the public’s help with any information in connection to a motor vehicle theft and larceny of property that was reported on March 1, 2015.

The victim reports that their stolen credit card was used at a convenie...Read on...

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Posted on: November 20, 2015

Hanover County Sobriety Check Points Scheduled for November & December

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The Hanover County Sheriff’s Office will be conducting Sobriety Checkpoints throughout the end of November and the month of December.

The checkpoints will be conducted on November 20, December 4, and December 19.

We encourage you to designate a sob...Read on...

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Posted on: November 13, 2015

Arrest Made in Advance America Robbery

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Update: Investigators have charged Kenny Jimenez, 28, of Tampa, Florida, with two counts of Robbery, two counts of Use of a Firearm, and four counts of Grand Larceny in connections with the robbery at Advance America on November 13.

Jimenez was arrest...Read on...

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Posted on: October 30, 2015

Prescription Drug Take-Back to Be Held November 14, 2015

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HANOVER, Va. – On Saturday, November 14, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., the Hanover County Sheriff’s Office, in cooperation with Ashland Police Department and Hanover County Public Works, will be conducting a Prescription Drug Take-Back Day. The Mechanicsville S...Read on...

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Posted on: October 21, 2015

Subject Charged in Fatal Mountain Road Crash

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Hanover, Va. – Deputies have charged Kendra L. Price, 35, of Montpelier, Virginia, in connection with the October 21, 2015, fatal crash on Mountain Road. Price was charged with Reckless Driving and is scheduled to appear in Hanover County General Distri...Read on...

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Posted on: October 15, 2015

Vandalism Results in Increased Presence at Area Schools

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HANOVER, Va. – The Hanover County Sheriff’s Office has increased uniform presence at Lee Davis High School and Liberty Middle School after discovery of vandalism in bathrooms at both schools.

Investigators, working closely with school officials, are in...Read on...

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Posted on: October 9, 2015

HCSO Makes Third Arrest in Mechanicsville Shooting

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Update: On October 9, 2015, the Sheriff’s Office arrested J’Quan T. Wooten, 19, of Mechanicsville, in connection with a shooting that occurred on September 28, 2015, in the parking lot of Beaverdam Creek Apartments. Wooten has been charged with attempted ...Read on...

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Posted on: October 8, 2015

Sheriff’s Office Investigates Theft of Dog - UPDATE

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Update:

The South African Mastiff has been located and reunited with his owner. Adoons was sighted roaming the city streets when Richmond Animal Control Officers recovered him. He was found uninjured and in good health.

The Hanover County Sheriff’s ...Read on...

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Posted on: October 8, 2015

Arrest Made on Pedestrian Hit & Run

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Hanover Va. – Crash Investigators have made an arrest in the September 12, 2015 hit and run crash involving a pedestrian in the 8300 block of Wetherden Drive in the Brooks Hollow subdivision in Mechanicsville. A 16-year-old female from Henrico County has ...Read on...

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Posted on: October 8, 2015

Arrest Made for Possession of Child Pornography

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HANOVER, Va. – Michael C. Teegarden, 51-year-old male of Mechanicsville, was arrested this morning on two counts of child pornography subsequent to a search warrant executed at his home in the 10000 block of Morning Dew Lane.

Hanover Sheriff’s Office ...Read on...

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Posted on: September 29, 2015

Sheriff’s Office Makes Additional Arrest in Mechanicsville Shooting

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Update: On October 1, 2015, the Sheriff’s Office arrested Jamonte T. Dandridge, 18, of Mechanicsville, in connection with a shooting that occurred on September 28, 2015 in the parking lot of Beaverdam Creek Apartments. Dandridge has been charged with rob...Read on...

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Posted on: September 30, 2015

Sheriff’s Office Makes Arrest New Ashcake Road Corridor Burglaries

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Hanover VA. – On September 29, 2015, investigators arrested Ross W. Franklin, 27, of Mechanicsville, and charged him with burglary and attempted grand larceny in connection with an incident that occurred on September 24, 2015, in the 10000 block of Oak Co...Read on...

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Posted on: September 29, 2015

Hanover Sheriff’s Office Investigates Fatal Crash on Washington Highway

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Update: The driver of the 2001 Honda Civic has been identified as Charles L. Germon, 31, of Beaverdam, Virginia. We send our sincerest condolences to the friends and family of Charles Germon.

Hanover, Va. – On September 29, 2015, at approximately 6:53...Read on...

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Posted on: September 25, 2015

Sheriff’s Office Seeks Public’s Assistance Identifying Theft Suspects

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HANOVER, Va. – The Sheriff’s Office needs the public’s assistance with identifying suspects involved in thefts occurring at a grocery store on Atlee Road.

On September 20, 2015, between 1:30 p.m. and 3 p.m., unknown suspect(s) stole wallets from se...Read on...

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Posted on: September 24, 2015

Sheriff’s Office Needs Community’s Assistance Solving Break-ins

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Updated Additional Information: The residential burglaries occurred in the areas of Studley Road, Gould Hill Road and Mt. Hermon Road. The Sheriff's Office, however, does not have information that these crimes are isolated to those areas. We ask all citiz...Read on...

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Posted on: September 21, 2015

Fatal Crash Investigation - Cold Harbor Road

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UPDATE: The driver has been identified as Riley H. LaRue, 19, of Lewisville, North Carolina. We send our sincerest condolences to the friends and family of Riley LaRue.

Hanover, Va. – On September 19, 2015, at approximately 8:28 a.m. the Sheriff’s Offi...Read on...

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Posted on: September 21, 2015

Sheriff’s Office Seeks Suspects in Hit and Run Crash Involving a Pedestrian

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The Hanover County Sheriff’s Office is seeking the public’s assistance in identifying the suspects involved in a hit and run crash involving a pedestrian. On Saturday, September 12, 2015, at approximately 7:35 PM deputies responded to the 8300 block of We...Read on...

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Posted on: September 9, 2015

Traffic Advisory Issued for NASCAR Race

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HANOVER, Va. – The Hanover County Sheriff’s Office anticipates traffic congestion in the Mechanicsville area during the NASCAR races to be held this week at the Richmond International Raceway in Henrico County. Citizens are encouraged to plan in advance ...Read on...

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Posted on: September 6, 2015

Arrest Made in Fatal Crash Investigation

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UPDATE 09/08/2015 - Deputies have arrested Stanley P. Dawson, 59, of Mechanicsville, Virginia, in connection with the September 5, 2015, crash involving a cyclist near the intersection of Mountain Road and Farrington Road. Dawson was charged with Involun...Read on...

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Posted on: September 6, 2015

Drug Take-Back to Be Held September 26, 2015

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HANOVER, Va. – On Saturday, September 26, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., the Sheriff’s Office and the Ashland Police Department will be participating with the Richmond District Office of the Drug Enforcement Administration in the National Prescription Drug Take-...Read on...

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Posted on: August 27, 2015

Sheriff's Letter to Students 2015

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Dear Students:

On behalf of the Hanover County Sheriff’s Office, I would like to welcome you to the 2015-2016 school year. I hope that each of you found your summer to be fun and engaging. As your Sheriff, I can assure you that your safety will always...Read on...

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Posted on: August 27, 2015

Sheriff’s Office Maintains High Visibility as School Year Begins

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HANOVER, Va. – As the school year begins, the Sheriff’s Office will maintain high visibility to ensure the safety of children being transported to and from school. With additional school buses, motorists, pedestrians, crossing guards, and cyclists to the...Read on...

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Posted on: August 26, 2015

Hanover-Ashland Triad Recognizes Deputy at 20th Anniversary Celebration

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HANOVER, Va. – On August 24, 2015, the Hanover-Ashland Triad celebrated their 20th Anniversary. During a ceremony held at the Hanover County Administration building, Deputy Krystal Kellum was recognized by the Hanover-Ashland Triad for her quick actions d...Read on...

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Posted on: August 13, 2015

HCSO Investigators Seek Robbery Suspect

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Hanover, VA – On Wednesday, August 12, 2015, at approximately 7:10 p.m., the Sheriff’s Office responded to the Famous Footwear located in the 7200 block of Bell Creek Road for a report of a robbery. The suspect entered the store, picked out a pair of sho...Read on...

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Posted on: August 13, 2015

Hanover County Sheriff’s Office Program Spotlight – Citizens Police Academy

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HANOVER, Va. – In 1995, the Hanover County Sheriff's Office began offering the Citizens Police Academy (CPA). The Citizens Police Academy is designed to teach citizens about the law enforcement agency which serves them. The academy is open to Hanover Cou...Read on...

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Posted on: August 11, 2015

HCSO Investigators Seek to Identify Fraud Suspect

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Hanover, VA – The Sheriff’s Office needs the public’s assistance identifying a suspect involved in credit card fraud. On August 4, 2015, the suspect used the victim’s credit card information to make a fraudulent purchase at a local retail business in Mec...Read on...

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Posted on: August 10, 2015

HCSO Investigates Fatal Crash - Studley Road and Rural Point Road

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Hanover, Va. – On August 8, 2015, at approximately 3:40 p.m. the Sheriff’s Office responded to a two vehicle collision at the intersection of Studley Road and Rural Point Road.

The preliminary investigation revealed that a 2008 Nissan Xterra, was trave...Read on...

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Posted on: August 10, 2015

National Night Out A Huge Success!

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HANOVER, Va. –National Night Out in Hanover County was celebrated on August 4, 2015. Over 65 communities participated as we shared in great food, fun and fellowship. Amongst the celebration and new to the night was our Worship Watch group, who joined with...Read on...

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Posted on: August 4, 2015

HCSO Makes Arrest in Mickie Town Road Murder

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Hanover VA. - Justin Valentino Mason has been arrested and charged with first degree murder and use of a firearm in connection with the June 27, 2015, murder of Craig Michael Bates.

In the early morning hours of August 4, the Hanover County Sheriff’s ...Read on...

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Posted on: August 4, 2015

National Night Out 2015 is Here!

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HANOVER, VA - ?National Night Out? in Hanover County is here and we are pleased to announce communities from all over Hanover will be out celebrating police and community partnerships today.

Please join us as we celebrate the partnerships that make Han...Read on...

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Posted on: July 31, 2015

HCSO Prepares for National Night Out 2015

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HANOVER, Va. – National Night Out in Hanover County is just a few days away and will take place on Tuesday, August 4, 2015. Please join us as we celebrate the partnerships that make Hanover County a great place to live, work and raise a family!

Natio...Read on...

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Posted on: July 27, 2015

HCSO Investigates Accidental Shooting in Beaverdam VA UPDATE

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HANOVER, VA – Investigators have determined that on Saturday, July 25, 2015, a 5 year old child accidentally shot a 7 year old child with a handgun while the family was visiting a home for sale in the 20000 block of Beaverdam Road. The investigation reve...Read on...

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Posted on: July 23, 2015

UPDATE: MISSING PERSON LOCATED

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HANOVER, Va. – On Thursday July 23, 2015 at approximately 9:45 PM, the Hanover County Sheriff’s Office successfully located Mr. Ronald Lee Jenkins.

Jenkins left his residence on foot Monday July 20th around midnight and the family reporte...Read on...

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Posted on: July 20, 2015

HCSO Investigates Fatal Crash - Cold Harbor Road

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Hanover Va. – On July 18, 2015 at 3:25 p.m. the Sheriff’s Office responded to Cold Harbor Road at the intersection of Catlin Road in the Mechanicsville area in reference to an automobile crash.

Crash investigators have determined that a 2008 Lexus LS46...Read on...

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Posted on: July 13, 2015

HCSO Investigates Fatal Crash - Motorist Stuck by Falling Tree

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Update 7/12/2015:

The driver killed in yesterday’s incident was 50-year-old Robin M. Adams of the Doswell area of Hanover County.

We continue to ask that the family be kept in your thoughts and prayers.

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Posted on: July 2, 2015

HCSO Makes Plans for National Night Out

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Hanover, VA - National Night Out will take place Tuesday, August 4, 2015. National Night Out is an annual campaign that promotes police-community partnerships and neighborhood camaraderie to make our communities safer. Neighborhoods, businesses, and com...Read on...

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Posted on: July 9, 2015

HCSO Fatal Crash Investigation

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Hanover, Va. – On July 7, 2015, at approximately 10:18 a.m. the Hanover Sheriff’s Office responded to a fatal accident involving two vehicles in the area of West Patrick Henry Road (Rt. 54) and Scotchtown Road.

The driver of the blue Jetta, identified...Read on...

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Posted on: July 7, 2015

HCSO Issues Traffic Advisory for Tomato Festival 2015

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HANOVER, Va. – On Saturday, July 11, between 9 a.m. and 4 p.m., the Sheriff’s Office anticipates traffic congestion along Pole Green Road, between I-295 and Walnut Grove Road, due to the Hanover Tomato Festival. Citizens are encouraged to plan in advance...Read on...

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Posted on: July 7, 2015

HCSO Reveals New Website

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Hanover, VA - The Sheriff’s Office is excited to announce our newly designed website at www.hanoversheriff.com. Our new website has been designed to provide accurate, up to date information, while being user friendly and easy to navigate to meet the needs...Read on...

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Posted on: June 29, 2015

HCSO Conducts Death Investigation

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UPDATE: 06/30/2015
In consultation with the Medical Examiner, it has been determined that Craig M. Bates died after suffering from a of a gunshot wound.

Investigators continue to follow-up on all available leads. We are still seeking to speak with an...Read on...

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Posted on: June 18, 2015

Fatal Crash Investigation

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Fatal Crash Investigation

Hanover, Va. – On June 17, 2015, at approximately 3:15 p.m. the Sheriff’s Office responded to a fatality involving a single vehicle crash on Mechanicsville Turnpike (Route 360) in the area of Thunderbird Lane.

The prelim...Read on...

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Posted on: June 17, 2015

HCSO Mourns Loss Of Deputy Mark "Alex" Moore

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A Hanover County Sheriff’s Deputy was killed in an off-duty motor vehicle crash on June 7, 2015. Mark “Alex” Moore was a passenger in a vehicle that crashed in Middlesex County. Alex was set to graduate from the HCSO Academy on Friday, June 19, 2015.

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Posted on: June 17, 2015

HCSO Makes Arrest in Death Investigation

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Sheriff’s Office Conducts Death Investigation

HANOVER, Va. – At approximately 11:30 p.m. on June 5 the Hanover County Sheriff’s Office responded to a residence in the 11400 block of Pinhook Road, in western Hanover County, regarding a 911 hang up. Upo...Read on...

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Posted on: June 2, 2015

Citizens Police Academy Offered

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Registration is underway for the 27th session of the Citizens Police Academy, which will take place from September 15 through November 17. The academy will be held at the Sheriff’s Office every Tuesday between the hours of 6:30 p.m. and 9:30 p.m., and is ...Read on...

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Posted on: June 2, 2015

Sheriff's Office Seeks Community's Input for Reaccreditation Efforts

The Hanover County Sheriff’s Office is scheduled for an on-site assessment as part of a program to achieve reaccreditation by verifying it meets professional standards and would like the community’s input during this process.

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Posted on: May 22, 2015

Arrest Made in Multi-Vehicle Accident Involving a School Bus

05/22/2015 - The Hanover County Sheriff’s Office investigates multi-vehicle collision on Washington Highway in the Town of Ashland. One of the vehicles involved was a Hanover County School bus. None of the students were injured as a result of this crash.

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