New Kent Charles City Chronicle

News for New Kent County and Charles City County, Virginia | September 1, 2015

Williamsburg man to serve no active time after plea deal in New Kent

A Williamsburg man will serve no active time in jail after accepting a plea agreement in New Kent Circuit Court. Austin Curtis Peterson, 21, of the 3900 block of Penzance Place, entered guilty pleas to two counts each of misdemeanor tampering with a vehicle and misdemeanor petty larceny. Seven counts of credit card larency, six counts of tampering with a vehicle, three counts of grand larceny, and one count of misdemeanor petty larceny were dropped. In a summary of evidence provided by Commonwealth’s Attorney Linwood Gregory, on Aug. 30, 2014, approximately 12 unlocked vehicles in the Brickshire subdivision of New…
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  • Visitors fighting at Henrico Jail East arrested

    Two people who were at Henrico Jail East visiting an inmate have been arrested for allegedly getting involved in a physical altercation with each other. Lorena M. Patiller, 24, of the 1100 block of St. John Street, Apt. A, Richmond, and Keiontae S. Pickett, 20, of the 200 block of W. Charity Street, Apt. C, Richmond, were arrested on Aug. 29 at the jail located in New Kent. According to the arrest report, the two were visiting an inmate when they became involved in a physical altercation. During the altercation, one of the subjects was holding an 11-month old child….
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  • Bradby earns Masters from Liberty University


    Chelsey K.M. Bradby received her Masters of Arts in Teaching for Special Education during a May 2015 ceremony from Liberty University. She graduated with a 3.8 grade-point average with her master’s degree. Chelsey earned her undergraduate degree from Virginia State University and is currently employed by Hopewell Public Schools as a special education teacher. Chelsey is a 2005 graduate of Charles City High School. She is the daughter of Ella M. Bradby and granddaughter of Agnes Bradby, both of Charles City, and daughter of Timothy D. Massenburg of Glen Allen.

  • NKSO issues alert for missing New Kent teenager


    New Kent Sheriff’s Office has issued an alert to find the location of a 15-year old teenager. Alicia Marie Flores is a 5’0”, 126-pound white female with hazel eyes and dark brown hair. She was last seen wearing a black tee-shirt and jean shorts. Alicia may be in the company of Lewis J. Rusch, a 27-year old white male from Wisconsin. It is believed that they may be traveling in a 1997 Dodge Ram pickup truck of white/grayish color with red pinstripes. The license plate is also from Wisconsin, with its tag reading GF7278. Authorities believe the two may be…
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  • Miscues, missed opportunities doom Charles City in football season opener

    Charles City defenders Khalil Bassatt (22), Cecil Tyler (2), and Troy Crawley converge on Cumberland running back Desaun Jennings to slow his progress down.Andre' Jones photos

    Charles City Panther head football coach Steward Greene’s facial expression after a 22-8 season opening loss to Cumberland’s visiting Dukes said it all about the game. Miscues and missed opportunities were lowlights in the Aug. 28 contest in a game that Greene said was a “disappointment.” Fueling that disappointment was the Panthers’ ineffective offense and inability to capitalize off Cumberland mistakes. Tack on eight first half penalties, including two that kept a drive alive for the Dukes and one that negated a Panther touchdown and you have a recipe for disaster. In the opening quarter, Cumberland milked the clock for…
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  • Man impersonating police officer receives two years for possession of firearm

    Nicholas Laddie Otey

    A Charles City man who impersonated a police officer will serve a minimum mandatory sentence of two years in jail after accepting a plea deal during Aug. 28 proceedings in Charles City Circuit Court. Nicholas Laddie Otey, 37, of the 9400 block of Barnetts Road, entered a guilty plea to one count of possession of a firearm by a convicted felon. In a summary of evidence provided by Charles City Commonwealth’s Attorney Rob Tyler, last Jan. 8 Otey entered a residence located at the 9400 block of Barnetts Road. Otey, who pretended to be a police officer, attempted to rob…
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  • Lady Trojans open field hockey season with 5-1 win over Southampton

    New Kent Lady Trojan Samantha Emana (7) punches the ball by Southampton defenders for her second goal of the night.Andre' Jones photo

    Opening the 2015-16 season in an Aug. 27 contest against visiting Southampton Lady Indians, New Kent Lady Trojan field hockey head coach Matt Duckworth said it would take some time for his young team to get used to playing at the next level. For the Lady Trojans, some valuable lessons and clutch goals were key in a 5-1 victory over Southampton. Twelve minutes into the game, an offensive stalemate by both sides forced Duckworth to call a timeout for his team to calm down. The ploy worked, as the hosts’ aggressiveness resulted in a penalty corner moments later, cultivating in…
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