During the late-night hours of Tuesday, Aug. 10, a black male entered the Walmart at 671 Southpark Blvd. and approached two employees in the Tire and Lube section of the store. The suspect gestured as if he had a gun, demanded they hand over their two-way radios and cell phones, and then proceeded to take the store’s cash.
CHESTERFIELD AVE 9/28 Ettrick. Officers responded to an alarm call at the residence and saw the suspect trying to flee from inside the residence. The suspect was taken into custody. Entry was gained by breaking the glass out of the side door.
Wednesday, October 6
Board of Zoning Appeals. 1 p.m. – 5 p.m. Public Meeting Room, 10001 Iron Bridge Road.
Chester Choices Book Discussion Group. 10:30 a.m. Chester Library. Details: 748-6314.
Early Literacy Story Time: Down on the Farm. 11 a.m. – 11:45 a.m. Chester Library; 10:30-11:15 a.m. Enon Library. Registration recommended. Details/registration: library.chesterfield.gov, 748-6314 (Chester) or 530-3403 (Enon).
Wide brimmed hats, shorts and lots of fluids helped ChesterFest goers get through the day on Saturday. Sun-washed patrons of the ninth annual event, which was presented by the Chester Community Association (CCA), braved temperatures in the 90s while perusing artisan booths, lunching on Greek, Mexican and southern treats and listening to American music.
Though rain fell steadily in Chesterfield County Monday, emergency water restrictions were set to go into effect Tuesday, Sept. 28, due to the record low water levels in Lake Chesdin.
The Chesterfield County Police Department is recruiting individuals for the Auxiliary Police Officer Unit, according to information from Chesterfield County. The unit is staffed by highly trained volunteers who are sworn officers that exercise full police powers, a press release says.
Members of the Board of Supervisors and Planning Commission sought assurances from planners last week that work on the county’s various area plans would not be lost when the new comprehensive plan is adopted.