2007-10-31 / Crime Watch


Police arrest two local men for robbing pedestrian

County police arrested two Chesterfield suspects who allegedly robbed a victim on Oct. 22 while he was walking through a parking lot in the 2900 block of Turner Road at 8:15 p.m. Initially, one suspect asked the victim if he wanted some cigarettes, and the victim replied that he didn't smoke. The suspect asked a second time and grabbed the victim by his sweatshirt. The victim was able to get away, but the suspect allegedly took the victim's hooded sweatshirt which included his MP3 player.

Later that evening, the police took Marquis L. Davis, 19, of the 9300 block of Redburn Road, and Ramon J. Massenburg, 20, of the 10700 block of West Providence Road, into custody. Davis is charged with unlawful purchase or possession of an alcoholic beverage, possession of marijuana, conspiracy to commit a felony and robbery while Massenburg faces robbery and conspiracy to commit robbery charges.

In other crime reports:

Archway Road. Shots were fired into two residences in the 9300 block at 2:04 p.m. on Oct. 20, but no one was hurt.

Bowlin Court. The suspect(s) set the interior of two unlocked vehicles on fire in the 2200 block on Oct. 17. Courthouse Road. An unexploded pipe bomb was found at the Chesterfield Technical Center at 6:45 p.m. on Oct. 16. There were no damages or injuries.

• Lloyd C. Bird High School was evacuated on the morning of Oct. 22 because of a bomb threat, but none was found. Gettings Lane. Two motor bikes and two bicycles were stolen from an unlocked shed in the 2500 block earlier this month.

Huguenot Springs Road. The mailbox of Bethel Baptist Church was found destroyed, and police believe it may have been blown up on Oct. 16 by a bottle bomb.

Hull Street Road. A black 1999 Honda was stolen from J&W Auto in the 10500 block on Oct. 15.

• Someone set fire to a vehicle parked in the 11300 block at 2:50 a.m. on Oct. 22.

• At 2:23 a.m. on Oct. 22, two armed suspects entered the 7-Eleven store in the 7000 block and demanded money. They fled after taking cash from the register and employees.

• At 4:13 p.m. on Oct. 19, the suspect drove up next to the victim who was walking through the parking lot of Oxbridge Square Shopping Center and grabbed her purse. The victim refused to give up her purse and was dragged a short distance before the suspect gave up and drove off.

Jefferson Davis Highway. The victim went to Young's Trailer Park in the 11200 block at 6:30 p.m. on Oct. 20 with items she had bought for the first suspect. A second suspect sexually attacked her, and a struggle ensued when the victim saw a weapon and tried to call the police. She was able to flee and call for help.

Lingstorm Lane. The victim was standing next to his vehicle in the 500 block at 5:50 p.m. on Oct. 19 when the suspect asked him for a cigarette. He returned shortly, armed with a handgun, and demanded money. When the victim said he had no money on him, the suspect struck him and took his cell phone before driving off.

Meadowdale Boulevard. A residence in the 3600 block was reported ransacked on Oct. 11. Money, jewelry and other items were reported taken from the Meadowdale Townhouse residence.

• The pizza delivery person knocked on the door of the residence in the 3400 block on Oct. 16. When no one answered, the victim turned around and was confronted by an armed and masked suspect, who took the victim's money and then ran.

Midlothian Turnpike. A catalytic converter was reported stolen from a 1992 Ford van on Oct. 18 while it was parked in the 7100 block.

• Someone called in a bomb threat to the Chesterfield Towne Center at 3:50 p.m. on Oct. 20, but no bomb was found.

South Providence Road. Money was taken from a safe and several cash boxes overnight on Oct. 19 and 20. The suspect(s) cut the phone line to disable the alarm system.

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