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    CPD Responds to Three Shots Fired Calls in One Week

    CPD Responded to 3 shots fired calls last week, leaving many of our neighbors and community members concerned. Read on...
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    Orlando Wendell Allen, Jr. and La’Kori Rayquan Brooks Plead Guilty in Unrelated Cases

    Orlando Wendell Allen, Jr. and La’Kori Rayquan Brooks have pled guilty in unrelated homicide cases. Both face up to 43 years in prison. Read on...
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    CPD Recovers Drugs and Weapons in Search Warrant

    On February 21, 2024, Charlottesville Police Department (CPD) detectives and patrol officers executed search and arrest warrants in the 1600 block of Cedar Hill Rd in relation to the shooting that occurred on February 1. Read on...
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    CPD Officers Recover Weapons and Narcotics in Prospect Ave Shots Fired Call

    This morning at approximately 12:40 a.m., Charlottesville police officers responded to the area of the 800 block of Prospect Avenue for the report of shots fired from a vehicle. Read on...
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    CPD Seeking Information on Bainbridge St Shooting

    The Charlottesville Police Department is seeking information on a vehicle of interest in relation to the Bainbridge St shooting. Read on...
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    CPD Makes Arrest in Rivanna Trail Case

    On January 18, 2024, at approximately 2:30 p.m., Charlottesville resident, Patrick McNamara, was charged with Assault and Battery for an incident that occurred on January 12, 2024, on the Rivanna Trail in the City of Charlottesville. Read on...
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    Charlottesville Police Department Addresses Recent Burglaries

    Since January 1, 2024 the Charlottesville Police Department has responded to 11 residential and commercial burglary calls for service. Read on...
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    CPD and City Schools Work Together to Address Alleged Incident

    On January 9, 2023, Chief Michael Kochis, his staff, and Commonwealth Attorney Joe Platania met with Charlottesville School Superintendent Royal Gurley and his staff to discuss an alleged incident. Read on...
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    CPD Locates Armed Subject in Belmont Neighborhood

    This morning at approximately 6:39 a.m., our officers received several reports of a heavily armed male walking in the Belmont area carrying several rifles, including an AR-15-style rifle. Read on...
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    CPD Seeks Assistance Locating Suspect

    At approximately 12:02 PM on January 3rd, Charlottesville Police officers were dispatched to the University of Virginia Emergency Room (UVA ER) to investigate a reported stabbing. Read on...
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    CPD Makes Arrest in Charlottesville High School Case

    On Dec 8, 2023 at approximately 11:30 a.m., Kvira Bynum of Charlottesville was taken into custody for trespassing upon a school property. Read on...
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    CPD Seeks Assistance Locating Suspect

    The Charlottesville Police Department is seeking assistance in locating a suspect in relation to a stolen firearm. Read on...
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    CPD Graduates Most Diverse Class in Department History

    Today, the largest and most diverse class in Charlottesville Police Department (CPD) history graduated from the Central Shenandoah Criminal Justice Training Academy (CSCJTA). Read on...
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    CPD Arrests Albemarle County Man for Possession of Firearms

    On November 15, 2023 at 11:00 a.m., Charlottesville Police Detectives in coordination with the Virginia State Police 3A Task Force were alerted to an individual in the 800 block of Hardy Drive who was armed with an AR-15 style rifle and handgun. Read on...
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    Charlottesville Police Officer Seriously Injured During Arrest of a Juvenile Suspect

    On October 30th, Charlottesville Police Officer, Trevis Wood, was attempting to serve an existing detention order that was issued on a juvenile. Read on...
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    CPD Releases 2022 Annual Report

    The Charlottesville Police Department is pleased to present its 2022 Annual Report. Read on...
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