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7522 County Complex Road
Hanover, VA 23069
Non Emergency: 804-365-6140
Emergency: 911
Sheriff Colonel David Hines
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SHIELD Project| Awareness through Information Sharing
To Join SHIELD, contact the Sheriff's Office at 804-365-6110 and ask about the SHIELD program.

13326 Hanover Courthouse Road
Hanover, VA 23069
Non Emergency: 804-365-6195
Emergency: 911
Chief Jethro Piland
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Community Briefings from the Crime Prevention Office

Investigators Seek to Identify Burglary Suspect

The Hanover County Sheriff’s Office is requesting the public’s assistance in identifying the pictured individual. On July 29, 2018, deputies responded to a residence located in the 8000 block of Spicewood Court for a burglary. The victim’s home had been ransacked and a large amount of cash was missing from a safe. After a thorough investigation, the individual pictured below has been identified as a suspect. Photographs of the suspect and his vehicle are below. Anyone with additional information about this incident, or who can help identify this suspect or his vehicle, is asked to contact the Hanover County Sheriff’s Office at (804) 365-6140 or the Metro Richmond Crime Stoppers at (804) 780-1000. Citizens can also download the “P3 Tips” app for their mobile device to submit their tip. Both Crime Stoppers methods are anonymous.

Investigators Seek to Identify Larceny Suspect

The Hanover County Sheriff’s Office is requesting the public’s assistance in identifying larceny suspect. Click here for more information.

Shooting at Capital-Gazette Newspaper Building – Annapolis, MD

According to open source media, on June 28, 2018, five people were killed after a shooting occurred at the Capital Gazette newspaper in Annapolis, Maryland. Two others were injured during the shooting. Please view the HCSO's Shooting at Capital Gazette 6.28.18 assessment compiled in partnership with NYPD SHIELD and Baltimore County Police SHIELD regarding this incident.

HCSO Issues a SCAM Alert

The Hanover County Sheriff’s Office is making the public aware of another, but similar, phone scam. A male subject has been calling citizens and falsely claiming he is with the Hanover County Sheriff’s Office. Furthermore, he is identifying himself as a member of the “Hanover County Sheriff’s Department’s Civil and Criminal Warrant Division.” He is telling the call taker that they have missed “Federal Grand Jury.”

Please know that this is a SCAM. The Hanover County Sheriff’s Office does not have a “Civil and Criminal Division.” These criminals will prey on unsuspecting citizens and even spoof county telephone numbers to attempt to legitimize their call. If you ever have any question as to the identity of a caller representing themselves as an employee of the Sheriff’s Office or any other reputable organization, please contact the Hanover County Sheriff’s Office immediately.

The Sheriff’s Office will never call our citizens and leave messages about them missing “Federal Grand Jury.” If you are a victim of a recent scam related to this particular event, please contact the Hanover County Sheriff’s Office at (804) 365-6140.

HCSO Investigates Robbery from a Person

On Monday, March 12, 2018, at approximately 5:46 a.m., deputies responded to the 7400 block of Bell Creek Road for a reported robbery from a person. The female victim was walking through the parking lot when a white male suspect approached her and demanded money. At the same time, the suspect took the victim’s shoulder bag. The suspect is described as a white male, 5’6” to 5’8” tall, with a thin brown mustache. The suspect was wearing dark colored pants and a jacket over top of a dark colored hooded sweatshirt with a dark colored baseball hat. The suspect was last seen getting into a mid-size faded red four-door vehicle being driven by a white female with dark colored hair. She is believed to have been wearing a dark colored hooded jacket. There was no weapon displayed during the course of this robbery.

Photographs of the suspects and suspect vehicle below.

7522 County Complex Road, Hanover, VA 23069 | 804-365-6110 | www.hanoversheriff.com

Contact: Sgt. Chris Stem| 804-365-3135 | 804-839-3491 | cjstem@hanovercounty.gov


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