June 17, 2022
CHESTERFIELD COUNTY, VA – Police have identified and charged an adult male suspect who slashed tires at several locations on Midlothian Turnpike earlier this month.
On June 6, police received a report that tires had been slashed at several businesses in the 8300 block of Midlothian Turnpike. It was initially reported that 54 tires had been slashed on 23 vehicles and one trailer at three businesses. Further investigation revealed that additional tires had been damaged at other locations in the area.
Surveillance cameras in the area captured images of the suspect, which were released to the public. A Crime Solvers tip helped police identify the suspect as Andrew G. Heywood, 54, of the 12000 block of Stamford Road in Chesterfield. On June 16, Heywood was arrested and charged with one count of felony vandalism and three counts of misdemeanor vandalism in relation to the incidents.
Police continue to investigate. Anyone with information should contact police at 804-748-1251 or Crime Solvers at 804-748-0660 or through the P3 app.
Photo: Andrew G. Heywood