UPDATE: Police arrest ‘armed and dangerous’ man accused of strangling, abducting woman

The York-Poquoson Sheriff's Office is seeking Richard Alvin Massengill is connection to an alleged assault Thursday morning. (Courtesy YPSO)

UPDATE 8 a.m. Thursday: Police have found a man accused of abducting and assaulting a woman last week. Richard Alvin Massengill was arrested Wednesday on Scott Road in Pasquotank County, N.C., according to a York-Poquoson Sheriff’s spokeswoman Shelley Ward. He is pending extradition back to Virginia, Ward said. Original story: Police are seeking a man believed to be […]

Man Enters Guilty Plea for Abduction, Robbery

(From left to right) Tajaddin Daily, Jameka Smith and Derrick Smith are accused of abducting a man and a woman and forcing them to withdraw from the Wawa ATM. (Courtesy of Virginia Peninsula Regional Jail)

A man connected to an armed robbery and abduction case in the City of Williamsburg struck a plea deal with prosecutors that will require him to testify against one of his co-defendants in the case. Derrick Antoine Smith, 34, pleaded guilty to abduction, robbery and use of a firearm earlier this month. He was arrested in August […]