Hanover County Sheriff’s Office Investigations

HCSO Investigates Multiple Larcenies from Vehicles

On Friday, October 5, 2018, deputies responded to the 7000 block of Evergreen Lane in the Cypress Tree subdivision for a report of a larceny from a vehicle.

Deputies began their investigation and determined that numerous unlocked vehicles had been entered and had property stolen throughout the Cypress Tree subdivision.

Investigators continue to process evidence and are seeking the suspects in these cases. All of these crimes occurred during the early morning hours of October 5, 2018.

Attached to this release are videos from victims’ surveillance cameras.  More information may also be found at the HCSO Facebook page.

Once again, the Hanover County Sheriff’s Office strongly urges everyone to lock your vehicle(s), remove your keys and to remove all valuables any time your vehicle is unattended. The Sheriff’s Office also requests that if suspicious activity is observed, please contact the Hanover County Emergency Communications Center immediately. This is a crime of opportunity.

Anyone with more information about these incidents is asked to contact the Hanover County Sheriff’s Office at (804) 365-6140 or the Metro Richmond Crime Stoppers at (804) 780-1000. Citizens can also text Crime Stoppers at 274637 (CRIMES), using the keyword “iTip” followed by their tip. Both Crime Stoppers methods are anonymous.
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Sheriff’s Office Conducts Death Investigation

On October 9, 2018, the Hanover County Sheriff’s Office responded to the 7500 block of Cold Harbor Road for a 9-1-1 hang up. After entry was made to the residence, deputies located two adult males deceased from obvious signs of trauma.

Investigators are evaluating all evidence in this case and are working closely with the Office of the Chief Medical Examiner to determine the actual cause of death. This was an isolated incident and no suspects are being sought.

The adult males have been identified as William Louis Simpson, Jr., 59, and William Louis Simpson, 84, of Mechanicsville.

More information may be found at HCSO Facebook page.

Anyone with additional information about this investigation is asked to contact the Hanover County Sheriff’s Office at (804) 365-6140 or the Metro Richmond Crime Stoppers at (804) 780-1000. Citizens can also download the “P3 Tips” app for their mobile device to submit their tip. Both Crime Stoppers methods are anonymous.

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