Chesterfield Police Seek Wanted Man

Stems from Stolen Car Incident

December 02, 2019 - 7:42 am
Chesterfield Police looking for Robert Pickett, wanted for stealing a pickup truck (Photo Credit: Chesterfield Police)

(Photo Credit: Chesterfield Police)


(CHESTERFIELD COUNTY, Va.) -- Chesterfield Police are seeking the driver of a vehicle that fled from police in the 21300 block of Chesterfield Avenue at about 7:30 Sunday night.

Police say they observed a 2013 Ford F-150 that was reported stolen from Dinwiddie County traveling on Chesterfield Ave. When officers attempted to stop the vehicle, the driver, 19 year old Robert Pickett, failed to stop and entered the City of Petersburg. Officers pursued Pickett to the 600 block of Commerce Street where he stopped the vehicle and fled on foot. With the assistance of Petersburg Police, officers apprehended three passengers that also fled from the vehicle. There were no crashes or injuries during this incident.

Pickett, of the 8300 block of Squirrel Level Road in Dinwiddie, is described as a black male, about 5'11" tall, 155 pounds, with brown eyes and black hair. He is currently wanted in Chesterfield for possession of a stolen vehicle, eluding police, obstruction of justice and various traffic offenses. Additionally, Pickett has outstanding warrants in Colonial Heights and Dinwiddie. He is consdiered armed and should not be approached.

Anyone with information on Pickett's whereabouts is urged to contact Chesterfield Police at 804-748-1251, their local law enforcement agency, or Crime Solvers at 804-748-0660 or through the P3 app.