Crime Line

Newport News Crime Line – Week of July 9th, 2018


I’m MPO Brandon Maynard.  The Newport News Police Department needs your help to solve a recent homicide.

On June 29th, 2018 at 9:55 PM, Newport News Police responded to gunshots near the intersection of Dresden Drive and Tricia Lane. Upon arrival, officers located the victim, later identified as 21 year-old Glenn Lamont Travers of Virginia Beach suffering from a gunshot wound. The victim was transported to a local hospital where he succumbed to his injuries at 1:03 AM. There is no suspect information at this time and the investigation remains ongoing.

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