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2018-05-16 / News Briefs

NEWS BRIEFS

BY RICH GRISET STAFF WRITER

Police look into infant twins’ deaths

County police are investigating the deaths of infant twins who were found unresponsive in a vehicle on May 10.

At about 2:29 p.m., police responded to a report that two children, both about 5 months old, had been found unresponsive in a motor vehicle at the Bellwood Maisonettes in the 2400 block of Alfalfa Lane. The children were transported to Chippenham Hospital, where they later died. Media outlets have reported that the infants were twins, and that their deaths are believed accidental.

Anyone with information is asked to contact county police at 748-1251 or Crime Solvers at 748-0660.

Body found in North Chesterfield

County police are investigating the death of an unidentified male whose body was found in the 4800 block of Ridgedale Parkway on May 8.

At about 6:40 p.m., police responded to a report that a body had been found in a wooded area. The body was transported to the Office of the Chief Medical Examiner.

Police are still investigating, but at this point foul play is not suspected. Anyone with information is asked to contact county police at 748-1251 or Crime Solvers at 748-0660.

Man arrested for smuggling drugs into jail

A Chesterfield man has been arrested for allegedly bringing drugs into the Chesterfield County Jail last week.

Tyree Antoine Davis Sr., 40, of the 4700 block of Milfax Road, was arrested after the sheriff’s office says he was found by deputies to be concealing a quantity of heroin and Suboxone while being processed at the jail. Davis was brought to the jail on May 9 on misdemeanor assault and vandalism charges. The drugs were found during the booking procedure for those charges.

After investigation by detectives from the Chesterfield Sheriff’s Office, Davis was charged with possession of a chemical compound by prisoner, a felony punishable with a maximum of five years in prison and a fine of up to $2,500, and two counts of possession with intent to distribute a controlled substance, a felony punishable with a maximum of 40 years in prison and a fine of up to $500,000.

Davis is currently being held without bond in the county jail and is due to appear in court on July 10.

Police seek woman in Stuffy’s robbery


Zanda M. Stewart Zanda M. Stewart County police are seeking a woman in relation to the April 30 robbery of the Stuffy’s restaurant in the 8500 block of Midlothian Turnpike.

At about 5 p.m., police say an armed suspect entered the business, approached an employee and demanded money. The suspect fled with an undisclosed amount of cash in a waiting vehicle. No injuries occurred in the incident.

Police have obtained warrants for Zanda M. Stewart, 30, of the 10200 block of Francill Court, for robbery and conspiracy to commit robbery in relation to the incident.

Anyone with information about Stewart’s whereabouts is asked to contact county police at 748-1251 or Crime Solvers at 748-0660.

RV fire injures one person, damages two homes

A fire destroyed a recreational vehicle, injured one person and damaged two homes on the morning of May 12.

At about 9 a.m., Chesterfield County firefighters responded to the 1300 block of Manders Knoll Court in the Smoketree South neighborhood. Crews arrived to find the RV completely engulfed in flames, and it took approximately 30 minutes to get the fire under control.

Extensive heat from the fire caused damage to two neighboring homes, but the blaze did not extend to those homes. One resident suffered a minor burn but refused transport to the hospital. The fire marshal determined that the fire started in the engine compartment of the RV and was accidental.

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