Feds indict man, woman accused of robbing prostitutes at Peninsula hotels

hotel robbery suspect

Federal prosecutors have picked up a Williamsburg armed robbery case after an investigation revealed a 28-year-old man and 30-year-old woman allegedly robbed prostitutes at Peninsula area hotels. A federal grand jury indicted Craig Alexander Brodie and Kimberly Lannytte Gardner April 12. They are charged with conspiracy to interfere with commerce by robbery, three counts of […]

JCC Police investigate two robberies at Quality Inn & Suites

Quality Inn & Suites on Richmond Road. (Courtesy Google Maps)

A Quality Inn & Suites in James City County was robbed twice in a five-day time span, police say. James City County Police responded to two robberies at the hotel, located at 5351 Richmond Road, on Feb. 11 and again early Wednesday, according to a James City County Police news release. Investigators are working to […]

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 […]

Shell station robbery case moves to grand jury

Williamsburg-James City County Courthouse (Sarah Fearing/WYDaily)

The case for a man accused of robbing a Shell gas station Dec. 4 in Williamsburg will move on to a grand jury. A felony charge of robbery against Guillermo Martin Romero Jr, 27, was certified to go to a grand jury in the Williamsburg-James City County Circuit Court Thursday morning by General District Court […]

Police seek suspect in armed robbery at Williamsburg motel


Police are seeking a man who they believe robbed a woman at a Williamsburg motel Tuesday night. A woman reported to police that she was waiting for a friend in a motel room in the 3000 block of Richmond Road around 10:10 p.m. when a person knocked on her door, Williamsburg Police Department Spokesman Maj. […]

Fourth man arrested in connection to July Wendy’s robbery

Rakim M. Jones (Courtesy VPRJ)

Police have arrested a fourth suspect in connection with a July 24 robbery at a York County Wendy’s restaurant, police said. York-Poquoson Sheriff’s Office investigators arrested 27-year-old Rakim M. Jones Dec. 22 for his alleged involvement in the armed robbery, which occurred in the 4300 block of Route 17, according to a York-Poquoson Sheriff’s Office […]