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

  • Police: King William driver crossed double yellow line to pass truck

    Posted on: 3:47 pm, March 24, 2014, by and , updated on: 01:29pm, March 25, 2014

    A truck driver who saw the crash said a car attempted to pass his logging truck and ran head-on into a dump truck.
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    Crash on King William Rd.  (PHOTO:  Jon Burkett)
  • Mother describes 7-year-old son’s recovery after convenience store shooting

    Posted on: 1:02 am, March 21, 2014, by , updated on: 11:08am, March 21, 2014

    The child and his mother were about to walk into the store to get something to eat.
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  • Woman victim of mysterious dart attack in Fan Sunday

    Posted on: 12:09 am, March 18, 2014, by

    In the Fan district near the corner of North Davis and Main, a woman walking late that night felt a pinch on her arm and realized she'd been hit with a dart.
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  • Mother, daughter among 23 arrested in Caroline County drug sweep

    Posted on: 12:26 am, March 14, 2014, by , updated on: 08:37am, March 14, 2014

    Dozens were arrested, including a mother and her own daughter, during a massive drug sweep this morning.
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  • Pastor recalls uncanny history with father, son who died in fiery crash

    Posted on: 12:24 am, March 12, 2014, by , updated on: 12:54am, March 12, 2014

    About 100 family and friends gathered on the soccer field at New Kent High, for a vigil honoring a father and son.
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  • Chesterfield Police investigate ‘Dead Man’s Curve’ motorcycle crash

    Posted on: 1:15 pm, March 10, 2014, by and , updated on: 07:40pm, March 10, 2014

    Hull Street Road was closed at Skinquarter Road in Moseley Monday afternoon following a motorcycle crash.
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    Motorcycle crash
  • JAILHOUSE INTERVIEW: Suspects in 10-mile police chase talk to CBS 6

    Posted on: 11:26 pm, March 7, 2014, by , updated on: 11:31pm, March 7, 2014

    Suspect in connect to a 10-mile police chase in Henrico talk to CBS 6
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  • 10-mile pursuit from Henrico ends in Richmond crash

    Posted on: 2:03 pm, March 6, 2014, by and , updated on: 01:13am, March 7, 2014

    Stay with and CBS 6 News for updates on this developing story.
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    Henrico Chase
  • Family of battered Chesterfield store owner offer $5,000 reward

    Posted on: 12:27 am, March 6, 2014, by

    The Spencer family is offering a $5,000 reward for information to help solve the case of the attack on Earle Spencer, Jr., on New Year's Dayl.
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  • Cell phone video causes firestorm over police actions in Church Hill incident

    Posted on: 10:36 pm, March 3, 2014, by and , updated on: 11:35am, March 4, 2014

    Witnesses who shot cell phone video in Church Hill Sunday morning claim the drunk driver of a vehicle that almost hit them is the daughter of a local police officer.
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  • Suspected robber dressed in drag nabbed at Chesterfield Towne Center

    Posted on: 10:16 pm, February 28, 2014, by , updated on: 10:05am, March 2, 2014

    A man dressed in drag attempted to divert police from a robbery, Friday night
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  • Student allegedly ran piercing operation at Chesterfield middle school

    Posted on: 10:09 pm, February 27, 2014, by , updated on: 11:19pm, February 27, 2014

    Parents of Salem Church Middle School eighth graders tell CBS 6 an eighth-grade student had her own piercing space inside the girls’ bathroom.
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    Chesterfield Pierceing Collage