VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. (WAVY) - Virginia Beach Police say a man wanted for questioning in connection with a homicide last month has been taken into police custody.
Grazia Moyers with the Virginia Beach Police Department says James Jerome Brooks, 32, was wanted for questioning regarding the shooting death of Laurie Ann Escobar. Escobar was killed inside a home in the 700 block of 16th Street Aug. 21.
Brooks was also wanted on outstanding warrants of malicious wounding, abduction and use of a firearm, not connected to the homicide.
A Suffolk man told police an HVAC system weighing about three tons was stolen from his property sometime last week.
A Newport News mother was arrested in York County for drug charges while she was with her children, according to the York-Poquoson Sheriff's Office.
Sgt. Chris Meier with Smithfield Police confirmed a sexual assault took place at the Smithfield Foods packing plant last month.