Update: Chesterfield police confirm they have captured Alphonso Johnson and recovered the stolen vehicle.
Officers took the suspect into custody sometime around 2:00 am Saturday morning, no word where.
CHESTER, Va. — A patient at a Hopewell hospital is on the run after Crime Insider sources say he assaulted a nurse and went on a crime spree.
Crime Insider sources say Alphonso Johnson escaped from John Randolph Medical Center Behavioral Health mental health facility.
After escaping, Johnson is accused of stealing a pick-up truck and driving to Chester.
Chesterfield Police confirm he showed up in the truck at the James store on Harrowgate Road. That’s where Crime Insider sources say Johnson waited for his next victim.
When a woman in a Dodge Neon rolled up, sources say carjacked her in the James store parking lot and took off.
Police have yet to find Johnson or the 2000 white
Read more at: http://wtvr.com/2017/12/22/patient-assaults-nurse-escapes-hopewell-hospital-and-goes-on-crime-spree-crime-insider/
WINCHESTER – The suspect in two armed robberies in Winchester on Monday morning was apprehended last night in Albemarle County.
Albermarle County authorities took 41-year-old James Edward Scott into custody about 10 p.m. after they saw a vehicle matching the description of one believed to be connected with the robberies.
The Winchester Police Department issued a be-on-the-lookout alert for the vehicle after the Hilton Garden Inn at 120 Wingate Drive was robbed around 4:35 a.m. and the 7-Eleven at 704 N. Loudoun St. was hit about 7 a.m.
Albemarle authorities searched Scott’s vehicle and found a hat that matched the description of one worn by the suspect in the 7-Eleven robbery.
Scott is being held without bond in Albemarle county.
Anyone with additional information regarding Scott or Monday’s robberies is asked to contact Crime Solvers at 540-665-8477 (TIPS) or the city police department’s Criminal Investigations Division at 540-545-4704.
Read more at: http://www.winchesterstar.com/breaking-news-suspect-in-monday-armed-robberies-captured-in-albermarle/article_370deb0c-df5a-11e7-a018-4b0495eeccec.html