Jan. 16, 2019
CHESTERFIELD COUNTY, VA – Police have arrested three suspects in relation to the Jan. 15 robbery of the BP gas station at 13721 Hull Street Road. No one was injured during the incident.
At about 9 p.m. on Tuesday, Jan. 15, police said, a man entered the business, displayed a knife and demanded money from the register. The suspect fled the area with an undisclosed amount of cash.
During a vehicle stop on Route 60 just inside Powhatan County later in the evening, Chesterfield County Police apprehended the suspect who robbed the business and a man and woman who were with him in the vehicle.
Michael T. Carter, 28, and Brittney N. Matthews, 27, both of the 1700 block of Anderson Highway in Powhatan, were arrested and charged with robbery and conspiracy to commit robbery. Joseph E. Carter, 30, also of the 1700 block of Anderson Highway in Powhatan, was arrested and charged with robbery, conspiracy to commit robbery and two counts of possession of a schedule I or II controlled substance.
The investigation indicates that Michael Carter entered the BP station while Joseph Carter and Matthews waited in the vehicle. Michael Carter and Joseph Carter are brothers, and Matthews is in a relationship with Joseph Carter.
Detectives are still investigating whether Michael Carter, Joseph Carter and/or Matthews are involved in recent similar commercial robberies throughout the region. Additional charges are pending.
Police continue their investigation into this incident. Anyone with information should contact the Chesterfield County Police Department at 804-748-1251 or Crime Solvers at 804-748-0660 or through the P3 app.
Photos: A booking photo of Michael T. Carter is at right. Booking photos of Brittney N. Matthews and Joseph E. Carter are below.