Update – After receiving multiple tips from our community, investigators have identified and arrested one individual in this case.
Robert Michael Carithers, 30, Doswell, has been charged with the following crimes: Grand Larceny (F), Conspiracy to Commit Larceny (F), Destruction of Property (F) and Possession of Burglary Tools (F).
We would like to thank our community for the multiple tips we received which ultimately led to Carithers’ arrest. We would also like to thank the Richmond Police Department for their assistance in this case.
Investigators are still working to identify the second individual in this case. Anyone with information, or who can identify the suspect, 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.
Hanover, Va. – On September 1, 2021, deputies responded to the 10100 block of Barrett Park Road for a reported larceny of a catalytic converter. The victim stated that an unknown suspect(s) removed a catalytic converter from one vehicle and attempted to remove a second converter from another vehicle.
Surveillance footage captured two suspects enter the business parking lot. One suspect could be seen tampering with a vehicle while the other suspect could be seen waiting at the front door of the business.
The suspects are described as one white male and one black male. There was no suspect vehicle observed on the surveillance footage.
Images of the suspects are below.
Unknown White Male Suspect
Image of both suspects.
Anyone with information about this case, or who can identify the suspects, 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.