The Richmond Register

Crime

October 23, 2012

Juvenile accused of attacking tavern employee

RICHMOND — A teenager was charged Friday with felony assault after police say he seriously injured a man outside a Richmond bar.

Richmond police officers were sent at 10 p.m. Wednesday to Nikki’s Tavern, East Water Street, after receiving an assault report, RPD Chief Larry Brock said in a news release.

When they arrived, the officers spoke with a bar employee who said he had been standing outside checking IDs when four men walked up, according to the release.

One of the men demanded the employee’s silver bracelet and his cell phone, the victim told police. The employee refused to give up his possessions and told the four men to “move on,” the release stated.

One of the men then struck the victim twice in the left eye, again demanding the cell phone and jewelry, Brock said. The men fled the scene once bar customers began coming outside.

The employee went to Baptist Health Richmond where he was treated for facial fractures, a broken nose and a laceration that took six stitches to close, Brock said.

“During the follow-up investigation, the officer handling the case was able to identify the juvenile male who assaulted the victim and signed a juvenile complaint charging him for (second-degree) assault,” Brock stated in the release.

Juvenile criminal proceedings are confidential, so the name of the teenager was not released.

The 17-year-old was found at this home Friday and taken to the Fayette County Juvenile Detention Center, according to the release.

Man charged with stealing car from Manhattan Club

A Richmond canine cop sniffed out an alleged car thief early Sunday morning when a man reported his car stolen from the Manhattan Club parking lot.

Christopher D. Smith, 23, Bellevue, was charged with two counts of receiving stolen property (under $10,000) and second-degree fleeing or evading police.

At 1:22 a.m., the car’s owner reported to police that his 2006 Volkswagen Passat, worth $9,800, had been stolen from the club’s parking lot. He said he arrived at the Manhattan Club at 10 p.m. and put his car keys on his table, the news release said.

The vehicle is worth $9,800.

A Richmond canine officer was on patrol at 3:07 a.m. on North Keeneland later that night when he saw what he believe to be the stolen Volkswagen, according to the release. The car quickly sped away “as if trying to elude the officer,” the release stated.

The Volkswagen was found in the 400 block of Garden City Drive, and Smith was standing near the driver’s side of the car, according to the RPD. Smith is accused of fleeing on foot after seeing the officer.

The police dog was able to track the man to the rear of a residence in the 7000 black of Charismatic Drive where Smith was found hiding in the fence line, the release stated. A digital camera and 1-carat diamond solitaire ring worth $3,000, which were both in the Volkswagen when it was stolen, were found on Smith, according to the RPD.

Anyone with information regarding the above listed cases is asked to call the Richmond Police Department at 623-1162.

Sarah Hogsed can be reached at shogsed@richmondregister.com or 624-6694.

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