Register Staff Report
Richmond police Friday charged Henry K. Chodakowski, 52, of Wayne Drive, with second-degree assault after responding to a domestic disturbance in which a woman was injured from a fall.
Officers were dispatched to the 200 block of Wayne Drive to investigate the disturbance at 1:53 a.m., according to the RPD report. The officers found EMS personnel treating a woman for facial injuries from a fall. She also suffered neck and spinal fractures from the fall, the report added.
The victim was transported to Baptist Health-Richmond for treatment.
Officers later determined Chodakowski pushed the woman during an argument, causing her to fall, the report stated.
Chodakowski was charged with second-degree assault, a Class C felony. He was lodged in the Madison County Detention Center where he remained Tuesday morning, according to the jail’s online records.
Woman charged with attacking former boyfriend
A Keri Ann Drive woman was charged Monday with second-degree assault after police officers responded to a domestic disturbance.
According to the report, officers arrived on the scene about 11:29 a.m. and learned that Kelsey D. Berryman and her former boyfriend had been in argument. During the altercation, Berryman struck the man several times with a metal rod, injuring his hand, the report stated.
Berryman was lodged in the detention center where she remained Tuesday morning, according to the jail’s online records.
Winchester woman arrested in retirement community burglary
Police charged 21-year-old Brittany Cross of Winchester on Thursday with second-degree burglary after questioning her about a theft from Morning Pointe Retirement Community.
According to the report, an officer arrived at Morning Pointe about 11:47 a.m. to investigate a theft of $45 in cash from a resident’s room the previous evening. The facility’s management told the officer steps had been taken to identify the responsible party in response to a previous theft, and Cross was identified as a suspect.
In charging Cross, police cited a state law under which a person can be found guilty of second-degree burglary when he or she “with the intent to commit a crime, knowingly enters or remains unlawfully in a dwelling.” The charge is a Class C felony.
Cross was lodged in the detention center but released the following day, according to the jail’s online records.
• A Richmond Green resident reported four 22-inch chrome wheels and tires worth $1,200 were stolen from the bed of his pickup truck overnight.
• A complainant reported her gray Merona leather purse was stolen from her unlocked vehicle at ABC Daycare on Churchill Drive about 6:50 a.m. The owner said she left the vehicle unattended for a brief period while dropping a child off at the center. The purse contained $50 cash, several credit and debit cards, a personal checkbook, identification documents and a blue Samsung Galaxy S4 cell phone. Total loss: $780.
• A resident in the 900 block of Villa Drive reported her apartment was unlawfully entered in the afternoon or evening. A black Dell laptop, a purse containing $250 cash and a bottle of prescription medication, valued together at $600, were stolen. There were no signs of forced entry, the report stated.
• Another Villa Drive resident reported his apartment was entered in the afternoon or evening of the previous day. The man said $180 cash and a silver men’s watch, valued together at $480, were stolen. Entry was gained through an unlocked rear window, the report stated.
Thursday• A builder reported several items worth a total of $1,140 were stolen from an unsecured residence in the 3000 block of Silver Charm Court overnight. Reported missing were a 150,000 BTU Reddy Heater, an unknown brand torpedo-style portable kerosene heater, two 6-foot step ladders, a large blue Shop Vac vacuum and two electrical outlet boxes.
Anyone with information about these cases is asked to call the Richmond Police Department at 623-1162.