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For Immediate Release: September 3, 2018

DETECTIVES INVESTIGATING ROBBERY TO LOCAL RESTAURANT

PORTSMOUTH, Va. – Detectives with the Portsmouth Police Department Robbery Unit are continuing their investigation into an armed robbery that occurred at a local restaurant late yesterday evening. On Sunday, September 2, 2018, at approximately 9:57 p.m., police communications received a 911 call requesting assistance at Southern Comfort Dining, located at 3112 High Street, for a robbery that had just occurred. According to detectives, two suspects entered the business, implied they had a firearm and demanded money. The employee complied with the suspects’ demands and no one was injured. Both suspects were wearing masks and all dark colored clothing.

Detectives are asking anyone with information about this incident to call the Crime Line at 1-888-LOCK-U-UP℠ (1-888-562-5887). Tipsters are never asked to give their name or required to testify in court. If a tipster’s tip leads to an arrest, the recovery of drugs or stolen property, they could be eligible for a cash reward of up to $1000. Tipsters can also submit their anonymous tip through the P3 Tips app, available for download on the Google Play and iTunes stores or at www.portsmouthcrimeline.com.

When more information becomes available, an update will follow.
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For Immediate Release: September 3, 2018

DETECTIVES INVESTIGATE EARLY MORNING SHOOTING INCIDENT

PORTSMOUTH, Va. – Detectives with the Portsmouth Police Department Major Crimes Unit are continuing their investigation into an early morning shooting incident that injured a man. At approximately 2:24 a.m., police communications received a call from Maryview hospital, notifying them that an adult male had walked into the emergency room with a non-life-threatening gunshot wound to his thigh. Through the course of their investigation, detectives ascertained that the male was shot in the 500 block of Edwards Street before being driven by personal vehicle to the hospital for medical attention.

The investigation into this shooting incident is still ongoing and no arrests have been made. Detectives are asking anyone with information about this shooting to call the Crime Line at 1-888-LOCK-U-UP℠. Callers can also submit anonymous tips through the new “P3 Tips” app available in the Google Play and App Store or by going to www.p3tips.com. As always Crime Line callers are never asked to give their name or required to testify in court. If a caller’s tip leads to an arrest or the recovery of drugs or stolen property, they could be eligible for a cash reward of up to $1000.

When more information becomes available, an update will follow.
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Without further ado... Here is our 2018 Lip Sync Challenge video...
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For Immediate Release: August 14, 2018

UPDATE, August 14, 2018: Detectives have identified the victim of the early morning homicide as 46-year-old Tommy Lamont Reynolds of Portsmouth. No arrests have been made in this case. When more information becomes available, an update will follow.

DETECTIVES INVESTIGATE EARLY MORNING SHOOTING
AS HOMICIDE

PORTSMOUTH, Va. – Detectives with the Portsmouth Police Department Major Crimes Unit are continuing their investigation into an early morning shooting incident that has left a man dead. On Monday, August 14, 2018, at approximately 1:49 a.m., police communications received a 911 call requesting police and medical assistance to the 3500 block of Floyd Street, for a male who had been shot. When officers arrived, they found the adult male victim suffering from a life-threatening gunshot wound to the torso. Medics pronounced the male deceased at the scene. The victim’s identity will not be released until next of kin notifications have been made.

At this time, detectives do not have a suspect or a motive in this case. If you have any information about this or any crime in the City of Portsmouth, investigators urge you to call the Crime Line at 1-888-LOCK-U-UP℠. Tipsters are never asked to give their name or required to testify in court. Tipsters can also submit their tips via the P3 Tips app found in the Google Play and App stores or at www.portsmouthcrimeline.com. If a tipster’s tip leads to an arrest, the recovery of drugs or stolen property, they could be eligible for a cash reward of up to $1000.

When more information becomes available, an update will follow.
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The Portsmouth Police Department has answered the challenge from Portsmouth residents and the City of Chesapeake Police Department in the lip sync challenge. Hold on to your pantyhose, your wigs, toupees, and/or your horses -- 'cause Portsmouth is coming with the heat. Stay tuned!

(photograph taken by Officer G. Jackson)
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DO YOU RECOGNIZE THIS ROBBERY SUSPECT???

Just after 11:00 a.m. on Saturday, August 11, 2018, an adult male suspect robbed the Hot Zone, located at 2616 Airline Boulevard. No one was injured but investigators need your help identifying the man. If you know the suspect's identity, please call the Crime Line at 1-888-LOCK-U-UP or submit your tip through the P3 Tips app, available for download in the Google Play and iTunes stores. You can also submit your anonymous tip at www.portsmouthcrimeline.com

If your tip leads to an arrest, the recovery of stolen property or the seizure of drugs, you could be eligible for a cash reward of up to $1,000.
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For Immediate Release: August 4, 2018

DETECTIVES INVESTIGATE OVERNIGHT SHOOTING AS HOMICIDE

PORTSMOUTH, Va. – Detectives with the Portsmouth Police Department Major Crimes Unit are continuing their investigation into an overnight shooting incident that has left a man dead. At approximately 2:58 a.m. this morning, police communications received a call from Maryview Hospital, requesting police response for an adult male who had been shot and driven by personal vehicle to the emergency room. When officers arrived, they ascertained that the shooting occurred in the parking lot of 1907 Victory Boulevard. The male was pronounced deceased at the hospital by medical personnel a short time later. The victim has been identified as 33-year-old Rodney J. Anderson of Portsmouth.

At this time, detectives do not have a suspect or a motive in this case. If you have any information about this or any crime in the City of Portsmouth, investigators urge you to call the Crime Line at 1-888-LOCK-U-UP℠. Tipsters are never asked to give their name or required to testify in court. Tipsters can also submit their tips via the P3 Tips app found in the Google Play and App stores or at www.portsmouthcrimeline.com. If a tipster’s tip leads to an arrest, the recovery of drugs or stolen property, they could be eligible for a cash reward of up to $1000.

When more information becomes available, an update will follow.
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Do you want to be part of the Portsmouth Police Department's Lip Sync Challenge video?

If so, come out to the I.C. Norcom High School track, located at 1801 London Boulevard, on Monday, August 6, 2018 at 10:00 a.m. We want everyone to be a part of our "Pep Rally."
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On Thursday, July 26, 2018, members of the Portsmouth Police Department had the privilege of speaking with Retired Colorado Springs Police Lieutenant Joe Kenda, star of the Investigative Discovery series, Homicide Hunter. What a treat for our officers, investigators, and civilian employees! LT. Kenda even took the time to sign autographs and take pictures with members of our agency!
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12 days and counting....

On Tuesday, August 7, 2018, neighborhoods across the City of Portsmouth will be celebrating National Night Out 2018 from 4:00 p.m. until 9:00 p.m. Members of the Portsmouth Police Department will be attending several of these neighborhood festivities to promote trust and transparency within the community that we serve. For more information about events in your neighborhood or for questions on planning your own event, please call S. Latisha Branch-Morgan at (757)393-8092 or contact her via email at branchs@portsmouthva.gov
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