police pursuit

Fatal police chase results in $2 million verdict
Published on Sep 24th, 2010
6 comments It all happened in Petersburg. The issue of police pursuits has been a hot topic in Central Virginia since a harrowing 85mph chase along residential Rugby Road in Charlottesville.
Crash course: State Police chase teen over 100mph in urban area
Published on Jul 8th, 2010
21 comments The State Police muster unmarked vehicles in pursuit of speeders. FILE PHOTO BY HAWES SPENCER When a BMW allegedly doing 67mph in a 45mph zone passed Trooper W.R. Floyd going northbound on Fifth...
House-scalping: Teen sentenced in notorious, puzzling incident
Published on Jun 11th, 2010
72 comments Across from Bayly Drive on Rugby Road, a motorist veers away from the pursuit of Simpson. [Click here for video] PHOTO BY CHARLOTTESVILLE P.D. The Charlottesville High School student-athlete...
Jot pursuit: Graffiti chase may have violated policy
Published on Mar 30th, 2010
8 comments Sheriff Randall Fisher defends the pursuit that landed Nargi. PHOTO BY HAWES SPENCER Nearly three weeks after a reporter asked the sheriff of Augusta County for any dashboard camera videos of his...
No comment: Sheriff mum after 90mph chase for graffiti suspect
Published on Mar 4th, 2010
31 comments On March 1, an Augusta County sheriff's deputy launched a chase that blew through eight red lights as it traveled through residential and shopping areas and hit speeds reaching 90mph, according to a...