Crime Line

Newport News Crime Line – Week of January 7th, 2019


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

On December 22nd, 2018 at 12:38 PM, Newport News Police were dispatched to a shooting in the area of 22nd Street and Oak Avenue. Upon arrival, officers observed a male lying in the grass suffering from a gunshot wound. The victim was identified as 44 year-old Larry Hartwell Vick of the 1500 block of Bearpond Road in Henderson, North Carolina. Mr. Vick was transported by medics to a local hospital where he was pronounced deceased at 1:38 PM.

The Newport News Police Department seeks the public's help in identifying an individual in reference to this homicide.  This is a person of interest in this incident.  (Pictured to the right and in the video.)

If you know anything about this homicide, the person of interest, or the individual responsible, call the Crime Line at 1-888-LOCK-U-UP (1-888-562-5887). Remember, Crime Line callers may remain totally anonymous, are never required to testify in court, and could be eligible for a cash reward up to $1000 with information leading to an arrest. You can also submit a tip through For the Newport News Crime Line I'm MPO Brandon Maynard.

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Person of Interest in 12/22/18 Homicide.  Call 1-888-LOCK-U-UP