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Posted on: June 20, 2019

06/20/2019 Daily Press - Weekly Wanted

Daily Press ad for outstanding warrants, Newport News and Hampton. 06/20/2019

The Daily Press publishes a "Weekly Wanted" page in the paper that identifies suspects that are wanted by the Newport News and Hampton police departments.

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Posted on: May 30, 2019

NNPD Partners with NNPS Robotics Students

The Newport News Police Department is partnering with Newport News Public Schools robotics students to build a remote-controlled moving target. 

The target will be installed at NNPD’s training range. NNPD Sgt. Bradley Churchill said he t...

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Posted on: April 24, 2019

NNPD Announces Promotions, Including New Assistant Chief of Police Michael Hudgins

Hudgins, M T 0488 Asst Chief

Effective June 3, 2019, Captain Michael Hudgins will assume the role of Assistant Chief of Police for the Newport News Police Department. Captain Hudgins is currently responsible for the Criminal Investigations Division of the Department and has been with...

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Posted on: April 23, 2019

Super Loads May Impact Traffic

Four super loads, scheduled to be delivered to Newport News Shipbuilding in late April to mid-May, could affect traffic.

The equipment will enter Newport News from Hampton on Mercury Boulevard. The movement will require temporary lane closures on Mercury B...

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Posted on: March 20, 2019

Suspect in 2015 Newport News Homicide Sentenced to 18 Years in Prison

Rishaud Powell

On January 1, 2015, officers were dispatched to a BP gas station located on Warwick Boulevard in Newport News in reference to a shooting. When they arrived on scene, they observed, Jerrod Reid, a then 23-year-old, Newport News man suffering from an appare...

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Posted on: April 23, 2019

NNPD to Host Prescription Drug Drop Off Locations

The Newport News Police Department will once again participate in a nationwide initiative seeking to prevent increased prescription drug abuse and theft. 

On Saturday, April 27, 2019 from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m., the Newport News Police Department wi...

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Posted on: March 11, 2019

Violent Suspect Apprehended - 21 Charges Filed

Wiggins, Earl

Earl Dontia Wiggins, a 30-year-old-man of the 200 block of Pacific Drive in Hampton and the suspect in a series of violent crimes was apprehended in Newport News on the morning of March 8, 2019, by the Newport News Police Department Fugitive Apprehension ...

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Posted on: February 27, 2019

Vehicle Theft in Newport News is on the Rise – You Can Help

          The Newport News Police Department needs your help in combating vehicle theft and theft from vehicles throughout the city. As you can see from the numbers below, a large number of vehicle thefts can b...

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Posted on: February 26, 2019

Suspect Charged in December 11 Shooting

Bradley, Anthony Lamont

On December 11, 2018, at 5:39 p.m., medics in the area of the 3600 block of Marshall Avenue were approached by a 32-year-old Newport News Woman stating she had been shot inside of her residence. The victim sustained a single gunshot wound to her head and ...

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Posted on: January 3, 2019

Fourteen Arrested in Domestic-Violence Suppression Operation

NNPD ARRESTS 14 IN CITYWIDE DOMESTIC-VIOLENCE SUPPRESSION OPERATION

(ARRESTS INCLUDE SUSPECT FROM DECEMEBER 19 SHOOTING)

Newport News Police officers arrested 14 suspects in a coordinated takedown that began early Thursday morning, December 20, 2018. The op...

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