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Police release sketch of attempted abduction suspect

The Chesterfield County Police Department has released a sketch of the suspect in an attempted abduction that occurred on Wednesday, April 11.

Second-alarm apartment fire most likely caused by improperly discarded smoking materials

The Chesterfield County Department of Fire and Emergency Medical Services responded April 14, at 3:31 a.m., to 5106 Vinter Drive for the report of an apartment fire. Fire crews arrived to find heavy fire through the roof of the apartment building.

Armed man robs tanning salon

The Chesterfield County/Colonial Heights Crime Solvers program needs your help to identify an armed robber.

Police blotter

CREEK MEADOW CR 4/18 Meadow Creek. Police responding to an alarm discovered unknown suspect/s threw a brick through a window and gained entry into the residence. At this time nothing has been reported stolen.

Weekly calendar

Wednesday, April 25
The Shepherd Center of Chesterfield Spring Adventures in Learning classes continue.  8:30 a.m. – 2:30 p.m.  Chester Baptist Church.  School St.  For more information call 706-6689 or email

Early Literacy Story Times – Winter/Spring 2012.  Enon Library 10:30 a.m. – 11:15 a.m.  Chester Library – 11 a.m. – 11:45 a.m.

Bilingual Story Times – Winter/Spring 2012.  Meadowdale Library. 7 p.m. – 7:45 p.m.  No registration required.

Livin’ life: Reverend Clarence L. Turner

“The most important thing that I want everybody to know about my life is that you can be what you want to be; all you need to do is to put God first in your life,” said Rev. Clarence L. Turner.

Iron Bridge, Chester road traffic issues will end soon

If you have gotten caught in traffic during rush hour or any other time of the day at the government complex on Iron Bridge Road at Beach Road, you may kick yourself for not finding a detour.

Police department to honor volunteers

The Chesterfield County Police Department will present 81 individual volunteers with President’s Volunteer Service Awards, a national honor offered in recognition of volunteer service, on Friday, April 20. The awards will be presented at a breakfast beginning at 7:30 a.m. at the Eanes-Pittman Public Safety Training Center, 6610 Public Safety Way.