Crime Line

Newport News Crime Line – Week of March 5th, 2018


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

On February 20th, 2018 at approximately 2:52 PM, Newport News Communications received a call of a shooting in the 800 block of Lassiter Drive. Upon arrival, officers located the victim, later identified as 23 year-old Devin Bowles of Newport News, suffering from gunshot wounds. Mr. Bowles was pronounced deceased by medics at the scene at 2:59 PM. The Newport News Police Department needs your help to identify the subject responsible for the death of Devin Bowles

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