Heavy police presence outside Newport News business


THE SCENE OF DEVELOPING NEWS — NEWPORT NEWS POLICE ARE WITH A FEDERAL INVESTIGATION. THIS IS AT A BUSINESS IN THE AREA OF 39TH STREET AND ROANOKE AVENUE. OUR REPORTERS AND PHOTOGRAPHER HAVE SEEN A HEAVY LAW ENFORCEMENT PRESENCE AND SEVERAL PEOPLE IN HANDCUFFS. 10 ON YOUR SIDE’S ERIN KELLY JOINS US LIVE. ERIN — WHAT HAVE YOU SEEN? INVESTIGATORS HAVE BEEN OUT FOR SEVERAL HOURS. WE SAW THEM PUSH TWO VEHICLES OUT OF THE GARAGE AND BAG UP ITEMS OF EVIDENCE. THE BIG QUESTION — WHAT IS THIS INVESTIGATION ABOUT? LATRICIA WHITE – WORKS NEARBY C0040 – 1806 FEDERAL INVESTIGATORS TO THIS BUSINESS NEAR 39TH STREET AND ROANOAKE. LATRICIA WHITE WORKS NEARBY — AND SAW THE COMMOTION THURSDAY MORNING. LATRICIA WHITE – WORKS NEARBY C0040 – 1627 I WAS ACTUALLY STYLING A CLIENT’S HAIR AND I JUST MILITARY JUMP OUT AND IT JUST LOOKED LIKE WE WAS ABOUT TO GO TO WAR OUT HERE 1640 10 ON YOUR SIDE WAS THERE AS INVESTIGATORS CARRIED GUNS AND PUT SEVERAL MEN IN HANDCUFFS. WHITE WORKS WITH TWO OF THEM. 1725 I SAID, ‘FOR WHAT?’ THESE GUYS ARE AT WORK. THESE GUYS BACK THERE, SO I DON’T EVEN KNOW WHY THEY HAVE THEM 1732 IT’S NOT CLEAR IF ANYONE WAS CHARGED. INVESTIGATORS ARE ONLY SAYING THEY WERE EXECUTING A SEARCH WARRANT THERE. WE SAW AGENTS REMOVE SEVERAL LARGE BAGS OF CASH. WHITE SAYS THE BUSINESS AT THE CENTER OF THE SEARCH IS AN AUTO REPAIR SHOP. LATRICIA WHITE – WORKS NEARBY C0040 -1756 I SEEN CARS COME IN AND SEEN CARS GO, BUT THEY WERE DEFINITELY WORKING ON SOME OF THE CARS 1800 AGAIN, IT’S NOT CLEAR IF ANYONE HAS BEEN CHARGED. WE’LL KEEP YOU POSTED. LIVE IN NEWPORT NEWS, ERIN KELLY, 10 ON YOUR SIDE.

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