UPDATE: Investigators have identified and arrested both suspects in connection to the robbery that occurred in Hanover County on Monday, March 12, 2018. The male suspect has been identified as Thomas Conner Southworth, 27, of Richmond. The female suspect has been identified as Jessica Leigh Daras, 28, of Richmond.
On the evening of Monday, March 12, 2018, investigators from the Sheriff’s Office arrested Jessica Leigh Daras. She was charged with robbery and is currently incarcerated at Pamunkey Regional Jail with no bond.
On Tuesday, March 13, 2018, Thomas Southworth was taken into custody by the Richmond Police Department and has been charged with robbery.
Jessica Daras’ booking photo is attached. A booking photo for Southworth is not available at this time.
Anyone with further information about this incident is asked to contact the Hanover County Sheriff’s Office at (804) 365-6140 or the Metro Richmond Crime Stoppers at (804) 780-1000. Citizens can also download the “P3 Tips” app for their mobile devices to submit their tip. Both Crime Stoppers methods are anonymous.
Hanover, VA – On Monday, March 12, 2018, at approximately 5:46 a.m., deputies responded to the 7400 block of Bell Creek Road for a reported robbery from a person.
The female victim was walking through the parking lot when a white male suspect approached her and demanded money. At the same time, the suspect took the victim’s shoulder bag.
The suspect is described as a white male, 5’6” to 5’8” tall, with a thin brown mustache. The suspect was wearing dark colored pants and a jacket over top of a dark colored hooded sweatshirt with a dark colored baseball hat. The suspect was last seen getting into a mid-size faded red four-door vehicle being driven by a white female with dark colored hair. She is believed to have been wearing a dark colored hooded jacket.
There was no weapon displayed during the course of this robbery.
Photographs of the suspects and suspect vehicle are attached.
Anyone with information about these incidents is asked to contact the Hanover County Sheriff’s Office at (804) 365-6140 or the Metro Richmond Crime Stoppers at (804) 780-1000. Citizens can also download the “P3 Tips” app for their mobile devices to submit their tip. Both Crime Stoppers methods are anonymous.