Man to serve 31 years in jail for attacking, sexually assaulting jogger

Christopher Cabral

Despite questions about his mental health, a 32-year-old registered sex offender will serve several decades in prison for attacking and sexually assaulting a woman while she jogged on Richmond Road in August 2015. Christopher Cabral, of Williamsburg, was sentenced Wednesday morning to 31 years in prison with another 60 years and 30 days suspended in […]

Review of recorded witness interviews delays arraignment for man accused in Crust shooting

John Lee Johnson (Courtesy Virginia Peninsula Regional Jail)

Several recorded interviews of witnesses are under review by attorneys in the case against a man accused of shooting a security guard during an altercation between two groups at The Crust restaurant in Williamsburg last August. John Lee Johnson, 22, was scheduled for an arraignment in the Williamsburg-James City County Circuit Court Tuesday morning, but his […]

Police: Two men assault ‘acquaintance’ at Williamsburg gas station

Richmond Road Shell Station (Courtesy Google Maps)

A man suffered severe bruising on his face after two men allegedly assaulted him at a Williamsburg Shell station Thursday night. Williamsburg Police responded to the Shell station at 1625 Richmond Road around 7:15 p.m. Thursday for a report of an assault with injuries, police spokesman Maj. Greg Riley said. When officers arrived, the victim told […]

Police investigate 7-Eleven robbery Sunday morning


Williamsburg Police are looking to identify a man who robbed a 7-Eleven early Sunday. Police responded to the 7-Eleven, located at the intersection of Second and Page streets, around 8:01 a.m., according to a Williamsburg Police news release. The store’s clerk told police a white or Hispanic man wearing a black shirt pulled up around […]

Crust shooting case moves to higher court, charges against some men in shooting dropped

John Lee Johnson (Courtesy Virginia Peninsula Regional Jail)

Only two out of seven original charges against a 22-year-old man accused of shooting a security guard at outside the Crust restaurant will continue on to a higher court. Four charges against John Lee Johnson were dismissed Thursday evening in the Williamsburg-James City County General District Court, including two counts of shooting into an occupied […]

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