Jon Burkett


Jon Burkett is a Chesterfield native and Navy veteran. Jon has been a photojournalist and reporter at WTVR CBS 6 since 2000.

Recent Articles

  • Wildlife mystery: Who is shooting vultures in Chesterfield?

    Posted on: 11:45 pm, April 18, 2014, by , updated on: 12:34am, April 19, 2014

    The dead birds have been found in neighborhoods off Robious Road, the maximum punishment is a $15,000 fine and up to six months in prison
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  • Young suspects caught on tape breaking into Chesterfield home

    Posted on: 11:53 pm, April 17, 2014, by

    Thursday night, the victim of a broad daylight break-in shared surveillance footage of the incident, hoping that you’ll watch and call police.
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  • Mother charged in Southside Plaza shootings, heard arguing day before

    Posted on: 1:23 am, April 17, 2014, by

    A neighbor said he witnessed shooting suspect Jodi Hope arguing with two men in her Chesterfield apartment complex parking lot Monday night.
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  • Former Dinwiddie officer charged with rape, incest, and sodomy

    Posted on: 10:55 pm, April 15, 2014, by , updated on: 11:43pm, April 15, 2014

    Two counts involved incest, two counts involved rape and one count involved forcible sodomy.
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  • Diaper-clad child found alone in West End street

    Posted on: 10:41 pm, April 14, 2014, by , updated on: 10:56am, April 15, 2014

    Neighbors say a child, wearing only a diaper, was standing in the middle of Schaaf Drive Sunday night.
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  • Henrico man facing bestiality obscenity charges

    Posted on: 11:18 pm, April 11, 2014, by , updated on: 07:58am, April 12, 2014

    Investigators say the alleged obscene material involves male dogs.

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  • Pastor praises God after turkey fryer fire destroys home

    Posted on: 5:04 pm, April 10, 2014, by , updated on: 06:55am, April 11, 2014

    "I’m thankful to God that everyone is OK,” he said. “People can't be replaced.”
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    Louisa fire
  • From hospital bed, Waverly shooting victim urges an end to violence

    Posted on: 10:04 pm, April 9, 2014, by , updated on: 11:15pm, April 9, 2014

    A shooting victim from the Waverly house party incident on March 30 is speaking exclusively to CBS 6 News’ Jon Burkett after he was hospitalized for the third time because of a collapsed left lung.
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    Waverly shooting victim
  • Two years later, few traces of missing Chesterfield executive

    Posted on: 10:57 pm, April 8, 2014, by , updated on: 11:52pm, April 8, 2014

    What happened to Leyla Namiranian after the Altria executive left work the night of April 4th, 2012?
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    Leyla Namiranian DMV Photo
  • UPDATE: Chesterfield Police have ‘lead’ in Brendon Mackey death

    Posted on: 8:10 pm, April 3, 2014, by , updated on: 12:30am, April 5, 2014

    Chesterfield Police have a person of interest in the case of Brendon Mackey's death, confirmed his mother.
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  • Neighborhood crime spree frustrates Chester’s Longmeadow community

    Posted on: 3:46 pm, April 2, 2014, by and , updated on: 05:22pm, April 2, 2014

    Pizza delivery drivers robbed, homes and cars broken into and a man startled in the middle of the day by a stranger in his living room.
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    Chester Crime
  • ARREST: Did Gelati Celesti robber also hit Chesterfield Food Lion?

    Posted on: 12:15 am, March 28, 2014, by and , updated on: 04:25pm, March 28, 2014

    Police arrested Timothy John Fagnani, 38, and charged him with a robbery at a Chesterfield Food Lion.
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    Food Lion Arrest -- Timothy John Fagnani