Spotsylvania man faces charges in Dahlgren robbery

by | Sep 16, 2022 | Police and Fire

The King George Sheriff’s Office has charged a Spotsylvania man for an armed robbery late last month at a King George business.30-year-old Jeremy Richard is charged with robbery, grand larceny and using a firearm in the commission of a felony. The charges are from an Aug. 30 robbery at the Gateway Tobacco Hut and Vape in the Dahlgren area.

Authorities say a man entered the store at 8:51 p.m. and showed he had a gun. The employees did not resist, and the robber left with an undisclosed amount of money.

King George detectives reviewed surveillance footage and interviewed witnesses before identifying Richard as the suspect. He was found by Fredericksburg Police Thursday.  Richard had misdemeanor charges pending in Fredericksburg and Stafford.

He was placed in the Rappahannock Regional Jail under no bond.
First Sgt. Kecia Wharton says there have been three robberies in two weeks in King George. She tells us there is no indication that any of them are connected.

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