PORTSMOUTH, Va. (WAVY) — Portsmouth Police say an investigation into a street robbery has led to the arrests of six people they say are gang members.
Through the course of the investigation, police arrested five other people they say are members of a gang, which Petty is also allegedly a member of.
Police seized four illegal firearms during the investigation, as well.
The investigation was a joint effort between the Portsmouth Police Department Major Crimes, Special Investigations, Fugitive Apprehension, Gang Intelligence, Property Crimes, and Street Crimes units.
Those arrested include:
- 18-year-old Bobby Petty, Jr. of Portsmouth: Petty has been charged with robbery (x3), use of a firearm in the commission of a felony (x2), aggravated malicious wounding, and obstruction of justice (x5).
- 18-year-old Zion D. Riddick of Portsmouth: Riddick has been charged with receiving stolen goods (felony).
- 19-year-old Ricardo L. Spencer III of Chesapeake: Spencer has been charged with concealed weapon second offense (felony).
- 19-year-old Antoine J. Headen Jr. of Norfolk: Headen has been charged with Grand Larceny and possession of a concealed weapon.
- 19-year-old Dashawn D. Ferguson of Portsmouth: Ferguson has been charged with possession with the intent to distribute marijuana (felony).
- 21-year-old Daiquan K. Ervin of Chesapeake: Ervin has been charged with grand larceny of a firearm.
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