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

  • 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
  • Court records shed light on sex charges Hanover family doctor faces

    Posted on: 5:12 pm, February 26, 2014, by , updated on: 06:33am, February 27, 2014

    Deputies said the crime happened near the doctor's Mechanicsville home.
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    Dr. Brent Logie
  • Police investigating situation at Richmond Foot Locker

    Posted on: 2:30 pm, February 25, 2014, by and , updated on: 03:11pm, February 25, 2014

    CBS 6 reporter Jon Burkett is on scene and said police are questioning a man who walked into the store about 2 p.m.
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    Foot Locker Robbery 03
  • RVA Street Art guard begs public to look at new video of attack

    Posted on: 10:32 am, February 25, 2014, by and , updated on: 11:36pm, February 25, 2014

    "The surveillance video shows a black male park and exit from a Chevy Suburban and approach the guard from behind before punching, kicking and robbing him," Richmond Police wrote.
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    RVA Beating Video
  • Two schools evacuated after bomb threat

    Posted on: 3:04 pm, February 24, 2014, by and

    Both Chancellor High school and Chancellor Middle School were evacuated, CBS 6 reporter Jon Burkett confirmed.
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  • Police call for public help to nab Nordstrom store peeper

    Posted on: 10:32 pm, February 21, 2014, by , updated on: 08:02am, February 22, 2014

    Henrico police are searching for a man who was seen inside the female dressing room of Nordstrom
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  • Va. Dept. of Corrections van carrying 8 inmates slams into tree

    Posted on: 3:15 pm, February 20, 2014, by and , updated on: 04:57pm, February 21, 2014

    Stay with and watch CBS 6 News starting at 5 p.m. for LIVE updates from Job Burkett.
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    Caroline Van Crash
  • 22-year-old arrested for filming woman in Chesterfield dressing room

    Posted on: 11:53 am, February 20, 2014, by , and , updated on: 08:41pm, February 22, 2014

    Police sources told CBS 6 News that the suspect turned himself in Thursday night.
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    Chesterfield suspect
  • Man arrested for ‘sexual display’ outside Midlothian shopping center

    Posted on: 12:28 pm, February 19, 2014, by , updated on: 11:52pm, February 19, 2014

    Muthanna Subbayya, of W. 45th Street in Richmond, turned himself in Monday, according to Chesterfield Police.
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    Muthanna Subbayya (PHOTO: Chesterfield Police)