Four people shot during an attempted robbery

The Chesterfield County/Colonial Heights Crime Solvers program needs your help to solve a case involving a home break-in and credit card fraud.

Between 10:30 a.m. and 11 a.m. on Friday, Nov. 4, 2011, someone broke into a home on Duckridge Terrace in Chesterfield County. Once inside, the suspect or suspects stole a Dell laptop computer and a purse containing cash and credit cards. Within a very short time, the victim’s stolen L.L. Bean credit card was used to make more than $800 in purchases, including a $187 fuel purchase from a local Wawa. An attempted purchase was made at Shoe City in Southside Plaza, but the transaction was declined.

A surveillance camera captured images of a woman who used the card, and these images may be viewed on our website, From the main page, select the Crime of the Week link.

If you have information about any unsolved crime or wanted person in the communities or schools of Chesterfield County or the city of Colonial Heights, you may call Crime Solvers at 804-748-0660, submit a tip online at or Text-A-Tip by texting “tip699” plus your tip to 274637 (CRIMES). All three methods will keep you anonymous. If your tip helps to solve a crime or catch a fugitive, you could receive a cash reward of up to $1,000.


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