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Posted on: May 22, 2022

CPD Investigating an Apparent Suicide

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEMay 22, 2022

CPD Investigating an Apparent Suicide

CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA - The Charlottesville Police Department is investigating an apparent suicide at an apartment in the 1000 block of Wertland Street.  The victim is a 21 year ...

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Charlottesville Police News
Posted on: May 17, 2022

CPD Announces Missing Person Has Been Located

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEMay 17, 2022

CPD Announces Missing Person Has Been Located

CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA - Earlier today, May 17th,  an automated alert was issued for a missing person, Edward Funn, Jr.  He has since been located and is with his...

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Charlottesville Police News
Posted on: May 3, 2022

CPD Continues Uniform Response to Noise Complaints

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEMay 3, 2022

CPD Continues Uniform Response to Noise Complaints

CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA - The Charlottesville Police Department will continue to respond to noise complaints in the community, based on call volume. Response will occur in a tim...

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Charlottesville Police News
Posted on: May 4, 2022

CPD Participates in Healthy Kids Day Event

Healthy Kids Day

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEMay 4, 2022

CPD Participates in Healthy Kids Day Event

CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA - The Charlottesville Police Department were in attendance at the Brooks Family YMCA for their Healthy Kids Day Event this past Saturday, April 30th.  F...

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Charlottesville Police News
Posted on: April 28, 2022

CPD Seeking Information in Shooting Incident

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April 28, 2022

CPD Seeking Information in Shooting Incident

CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA - The Charlottesville Police Department is seeking information regarding a shooting incident that occurred on April 25, 2022 in the 400 block of He...

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Charlottesville Police News
Posted on: April 21, 2022

CPD Releases 2021 Annual Report

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

April 21, 2022

CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA - The Charlottesville Police Department is pleased to present the 2021 Annual Report.

The report provides important statistical data, as well as a glimpse of our departments activities through...

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Charlottesville Police News
Posted on: April 19, 2022

UPDATE (4/20/22): Missing Person in Charlottesville is Safe

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April 20, 2022

UPDATE - 4/20/22: Regan Elizabeth Kale, who was previously reported missing, came into contact with Law Enforcement last night (4/19/22) and was safe.

[original release below]

CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA - The Charlottesville Poli...

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Charlottesville Police News
Posted on: April 4, 2022

CPD Provides Update for Recent Shootings

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEApril 4, 2022

CPD Provides Update for Recent Shootings

CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA - The Charlottesville Police Department provides the following information regarding two recent shooting incidents in the City.

On March 19, 2022 the Charlottesvi...

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Charlottesville Police News
Posted on: March 29, 2022

CPD Provides Information in Shooting Incident

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEMarch 29, 2022

CPD Provides Information in Shooting Incident

CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA - The Charlottesville Police Department provides information regarding a shooting incident that occurred on the morning of March 29th.

At approximately 12:4...

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Charlottesville Police News
Posted on: March 21, 2022

UPDATE: CPD Announces Missing Person Has Been Located

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEMarch 22, 2022

**UPDATED 3/22/22 AT 5PM** - CPD Announces Missing Person Has Been Located

CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA - The Charlottesville Police Department announces that Daniel Arvelo-Perez has been located.

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Charlottesville Police News
Posted on: March 20, 2022

CPD Seeking Information in Shooting Incident

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEMarch 21, 2022

CPD Seeking Information in Shooting Incident

CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA - [UPDATE 3/21/22 AT 3:30PM] - The investigation into the shooting incident that occurred this weekend in the parking lot of the Fry Springs Beach ...

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Charlottesville Police News
Posted on: March 11, 2022

CPD Seeking Information Regarding Armed Robbery

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEMarch 11, 2022

CPD Seeking Information Regarding Armed Robbery

CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA - The Charlottesville Police Department is investigating an armed robbery that occurred on February 4, 2022 in the Water Street parking garage i...

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Charlottesville Police News
Posted on: February 24, 2022

CPD Seeking Information in Shooting Incident

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEFebruary 24, 2022

CPD Seeking Information in Shooting Incident

CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA - The Charlottesville Police Department is seeking information regarding a shooting incident that occurred on the evening of February 23, 2022 in the 800...

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* City News Alerts *
Posted on: February 18, 2022

CPD to adjust response to certain non-emergency calls for service.

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEFebruary 18, 2022

The Charlottesville Police Department has announced that certain calls for service will be referred to online reporting

CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA - Due to the current staffing shortages within the Charlottesville Po...

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Charlottesville Police News
Posted on: November 24, 2021

MISSING PERSON UPDATE - Charlottesville Woman Found Deceased in Harrisonburg

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November 24, 2021

CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA - Charlottesville missing person Tonita Lorice Smith was found deceased in the City of Harrisonburg, VA on November 23, 2021. The Harrisonburg Police Department is conducting a death investigation....

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Charlottesville Police News
Posted on: November 22, 2021

CPD seeking assistance locating missing Charlottesville woman

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November 22, 2021

CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA - The Charlottesville Police Department is seeking the community’s assistance locating Tonita Lorice Smith, a missing 39-year-old Charlottesville woman.Smith was reported missing on Novemb...

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Charlottesville Police News
Posted on: November 20, 2021

CPD Continues to Seek Leads Regarding Dashad "Sage" Smith Homicide

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November 20, 2021

The Charlottesville Police Department continues to ask for the public’s assistance regarding the disappearance and homicide of 19-year-old Dashad “Sage” Smith, who vanished nine years ago...

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Charlottesville Police News
Posted on: October 22, 2021

Suspicious item being investigated at Federal Courthouse in Charlottesville

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEOctober 22, 2021

UPDATE -- Friday, October 22 at 8:34 p.m.

CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA - On October 22, 2021, at6:45 p.m., Charlottesville Police and Fire personnel responded to the the Federal Building and U.S. Courthouse at the inter...

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Charlottesville Police News
Posted on: October 8, 2021

Latroy "Tito" Durrette named Assistant Chief of Charlottesville Police Department

Major Tito Durrette

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEOctober 8, 2021

CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA - Charlottesville City Manager Chip Boyles announces that Latroy "Tito" Durrette will manage the day to day operations of the Charlottesville Police Department as Assistant Chief while the ...

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Charlottesville Police News
Posted on: October 7, 2021

CPD Seeks Assistance Locating Missing Juvenile

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEOctober 7, 2021

CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA - The Charlottesville Police Department is seeking the community’s assistance in locating a missing juvenile.  Ja’Lonte Lamonte Henson, a 17-year-old male, was reported m...

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Charlottesville Police News
Posted on: September 26, 2021

CPD Reports Missing Juvenile Found Safe

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASESeptember 26, 2021

UPDATED 9/26/2021 7:40 p.m.

CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA - The Charlottesville Police Department has located Jaheim Saiquan Henson, a juvenile reported missing on August 23, 2021.

Henson has been found and is safe. The Charlott...

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Charlottesville Police News
Posted on: September 22, 2021

CPD Continues to Seek Assistance Locating Missing Juvenile

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASESeptember 22, 2021

UPDATED 9/22/2021 12:30 p.m.

CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA - The Charlottesville Police Department is still seeking the community's assistance locating Jaheim Saiquan Henson, a juvenile reported missing on August 23, 2021 who w...

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Charlottesville Police News
Posted on: September 18, 2021

CPD Responds to Multiple Shots Fired Incidents in Charlottesville; Two People Injured

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASESeptember 18, 2021

CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA - Over the past 24 hours, the Charlottesville Police Department has responded to multiple shots fired incidents.

At 7:24 AM on Friday, September 17, Charlottesville Police Officers received a repor...

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Charlottesville Police News
Posted on: September 15, 2021

CPD Seeks Continued Assistance Locating Missing Juvenile

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASESeptember 15, 2021

UPDATED 9/15/2021 11:00 a.m.

CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA - The Charlottesville Police Department is seeking the community's assistance locating Jaheim Saiquan Henson, a juvenile reported missing on August 23, 2021 who was las...

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Charlottesville Police News
Posted on: September 13, 2021

CPD Seeks Assistance Locating Missing Juvenile

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASESeptember 13, 2021

CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA - The Charlottesville Police Department is seeking the community's assistance locating Jaheim Saiquan Henson, a juvenile reported missing on August 23, 2021 who was last seen in the 800 block of H...

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Charlottesville Police News
Posted on: September 13, 2021

CPD arrests Albemarle resident for altercation and shots fired on West Main St

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASESeptember 13, 2021

CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA - On September 11, 2021, a Charlottesville Police Officer witnessed a verbal disorder in the 1000 block of West Main Street.  As the officer approached to investigate, he observed one of ...

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Charlottesville Police News
Posted on: September 4, 2021

Arrest Made After Shooting at Boylan Heights Restaurant

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASESeptember 4, 2021

CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA - At 00:31 AM this morning, Officers from the Charlottesville Police Department and University of Virginia Police Department responded to Boylan Heights Restaurant, 102 14th Street NW for ...

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Charlottesville Police News
Posted on: September 3, 2021

CPD Detectives Continue to Seek Information About Jay Shifflett Murder Case

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASESeptember 3, 2021

CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA - Today marks the sixth anniversary of the murder of Jason Lee “Jay” Shifflett.  Jay was murdered in the early morning hours of September 3, 2015, during a home invasion robbery at his res...

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Charlottesville Police News
Posted on: September 2, 2021

CPD seeks information on whereabouts of Raymond Rashawne Carter

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASESeptember 2, 2021

CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA - The Charlottesville Police Department is currently seeking Raymond Rashawne Carter, a 37-year-old resident of Charlottesville. 

Carter is wanted on the following charges related to a shoo...

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Charlottesville Police News
Posted on: August 30, 2021

Truck Collision Claims the Life of Construction Worker from Weyers Cave

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEAugust 30, 2021

A Weyers Cave man died from a truck collision at a construction site in the 900 block of Druid Avenue in the City of Charlottesville

CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA - On August 30, 2021, at 12:55 hours, Charlottesville Police Depart...

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Charlottesville Police News
Posted on: July 30, 2021

**CORRECTION** CPD Seeking Public's Assistance Locating Missing Juvenile

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEJuly 30, 2021

CORRECTION: The juvenile's name is Hadaesha Mary Estella HaynesCHARLOTTESVILLE, VA - The Charlottesville Police Department is seeking the public’s assistance in locating a missing juvenile. Had...

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Charlottesville Police News
Posted on: July 29, 2021

CPD Seeking Public's Assistance Locating Missing Juvenile

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEJuly 29, 2021

CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA - The Charlottesville Police Department is seeking the public’s assistance in locating a missing juvenile. Hadeashia Mary Ellen Haynes was reported missing from the 100 block of Long...

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Charlottesville Police News
Posted on: July 24, 2021

Charlottesville Man Arrested for Possession of Child Pornography

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEJuly 24, 2021

CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA - The Charlottesville Police Department has arrested and charged 37-year-old David Lapides of the City of Charlottesville with the following:

  1. Possession of Child Pornography (2 counts, Virginia Code 18....
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Charlottesville Police News
Posted on: June 28, 2021

CPD Investigating Shots Fired Incidents on Riverside Avenue and Hardy Drive

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June 28, 2021

On June 27, 2021, at 4:47 p.m., Charlottesville Police Department officers responded for shots fired in the 300 block of Riverside Avenue.

Upon arrival, officers located multiple shell casings and a white sedan overturned ...

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Charlottesville Police News
Posted on: June 25, 2021

CPD Releases 2020 Annual Report

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June 25, 2021

The Charlottesville Police Department is pleased to present the 2020 Annual Report.

The goal of this report is to give the community a glimpse into CPD with crime statistics, and how our department strives to deli...

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Charlottesville Police News
Posted on: June 20, 2021

Search for Samuel Houchens Continues Three Years After Disappearance

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June 20, 2021

The Charlottesville Police Department continues to seek the public’s assistance in locating Samuel Lee Houchens, a Charlottesville resident who was reported missing three years ago today.

Houchens was la...

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Charlottesville Police News
Posted on: June 2, 2021

UPDATE: Mother and Children Reported Missing Safely Located

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June 3, 2021

UPDATE: June 3, 2021 (2:00 p.m.): The Charlottesville Police Department is relieved to report that Josette, Gia, and Tea Carter have been safely located.

 

CPD is extremely grateful to the thousands of concerned ind...

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Charlottesville Police News
Posted on: May 28, 2021

No Injuries Reported Following Friday Morning Shots Fired Incident on Elliewood Avenue

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEMay 28, 2021

On May 28, 2021, at approximately 12:07 a.m., officers of the Charlottesville Police Department responded to reports of heavy gunfire in the 100 block of Elliewood Avenue. 

At the time of the shooting, an officer w...

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Charlottesville Police News