November 14, 2022

New ALPR Technology Leads to Stolen Vehicle, Narcotics, and Weapon Arrest

VIRGINIA BEACH, VA – On November 11, 2022, at approximately 3:25 PM, officers from the Virginia Beach Police Department (VBPD) were patrolling in the 5700 block of Northampton Blvd. VBPD officers received a stolen vehicle alert from their in-car Automated License Plate Reader (ALPR).

The officers stopped the occupied vehicle and arrested Robert Hollingsworth, (M/33), from Norfolk. Upon his arrest, narcotics and a handgun were recovered. Mr. Hollingsworth was charged with Possession of a Firearm by a Convicted Felon, Possession of Schedule I/II Narcotics, and Possession of a Firearm While in Possession of Narcotics.

This case is being investigated by officers from the 3rd Precinct. If you have information about this case, please contact Crime Solvers, anonymously, at 1-888-LOCK-U-UP/


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