Teenager arrested after West End robbery

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UPDATE: Shawn Thibou was taken into custody Wednesday morning, according to Henrico Police spokeswoman Lt. Linda Toney. “No further details are available for release at this time,” she said.

HENRICO COUNTY,Va. – Police continue to search for a 19-year-old man wanted in connection to a Monday night robbery in Henrico’s West End. Three other people were taken into custody following the robbery.

A man with a gun robbed the clerk at the Shell Station on West Broad Street near West End Drive about 11:28 p.m. Monday, police said. No one was hurt during the robbery.

“The suspect fled in a vehicle that was occupied by several subjects,” Henrico Police spokeswoman Lt. Linda Toney wrote in an email. “Officers spotted the vehicle as it drove onto West End Drive and stopped. Two suspects exited the vehicle and ran. Officers apprehended a male suspect that remained in the vehicle and another suspect was apprehended after a search of the area. A female suspect was apprehended at the Shell Station.”

James Nolan, 23, of Carnation Street, Charles Nolan, 20, of Westover Hills Boulevard and Ariel Green, 25, of Carnation Street were all charged with Robbery, Use of a Firearm, and Conspiracy to Commit Robbery, according to police.

Police are still looking for 19-year-old Shawn Thibou. He is described as 6’1”, 190 pounds with black hair, brown eyes and a goatee.

Shawn Thibou (PHOTO: Henrico Police)

Shawn Thibou (PHOTO: Henrico Police)


“He is wanted on four outstanding warrants; Robbery, Use of a Firearm, Conspiracy to Commit Robbery, and Wearing a Mask in Public,” police said. “If you know of the whereabouts of Shawn Thibou, please contact Henrico Police at (804) 501-5000 or Crime Stoppers at (804) 780-1000.”


  • wired nixon

    The facts:

    Blacks are seven times more likely than people of other races to commit murder, and eight times more likely to commit robbery.

    Blacks are three times more likely to use a hand gun, and twice more likely to use a knife.

    Hispanics commit three times more violent crimes than whites, but the statistics are nebulous because sometimes they are classified as white, so it could be far higher.

    The best indicator of violent crime levels in an area is the percent of the population that is black and Hispanic.

    Blacks are 39 times more likely to commit a violent crime against whites then vice versa, and 136 times more likely to commit a robbery.

    Forty-five percent of black crime is against whites, 43 against other blacks, and 10 percent against Hispanic.

    Blacks are seven times more likely to go to prison, Hispanics three times, and the reason is clear, because from 1980 to 2003 the US incarceration rate has tripled, and so proves that Justice is not only hard won, but well served.

    • Robbie

      Man O man, the wrath shall come down on you for writing that. Even though your statistics are true you will be ridiculed and cussed because no one wants to admit you are right. Yes sir, I look forward to reading the reply’s you are sure to get.

    • Infolady

      Just a few more details to add to your statistics, since you are focused on the African-Americans and Hispanics populations.
      According to the US Department of Justice, blacks accounted for 52.5% of homicide offenders from 1980 to 2008, with whites 45.3% and Native Americans and Asians 2.2%. The offending rate for blacks was almost 8 times higher than whites, and the victim rate 6 times higher. Most murders were intraracial, with 84% of white homicide victims murdered by whites, and 93% of black victims murdered by blacks
      Another recent study in 2012 raises a different concern, showing that Hispanics and blacks receive considerably longer sentences for the same or lesser offenses on average than white offenders with equal or greater criminal record
      A 2012 University of Michigan Law School study found that African Americans are given longer federal sentences, even when factoring prior criminal records, and that African American jail sentences tend to be roughly 10% longer than white jail sentences for the same crimes
      According to the Federal Bureau of Investigation Uniform Crime Report database, in 2010 58% of hate crime offenders were Latino or white, 18% of offenders were black, 8.9% were of individuals of multiple races and 1% of offenders were Native Americans

      • manalishi

        Dayum Infolady!. On a statistical basis (especially ratio related for those that passed 5th grade math), You just stomped the black population into the ground. I feel really bad for those honest people that aren’t willing to pick up a bat and clean up their own neighborhood.

      • Clayton Bigsby

        While your statistics are correct, it’s important to mention blacks make up 13% of the population, just to put it into perspective.

  • Shorty Shamell

    I hat to agree but hes right. As an African American I’ve had to come to terms with one or two inconvinient truths
    When our ancesters sold us into slavery the didnt sell the smartest , most honest , even tempred africans. they sold the criminally minded and dimwitted ones. The thieves and rapists and such as that – -then the white man bred the slaves to be big , strong , fertile ,etc – – So unless you disagree with genetics we African Americans must understand that we have come by this situation honestly! Powere To the People!

  • Latoya Johnson

    “Shorty Shamell”…you must have an exceptional amount of time on your hands to create a fake page just to write hateful things about people. Your time would be better spend on less counter productive activities, such as searching within yourself to discover how you can be a more loving, compassionate and thoughtful human being.

    • manalishi

      Apparently Latoya wants Shorty to be as loving, compassionate, thoughtful and soul searching as the feral animals in the news.

  • Latoya Johnson

    Manalishi, the premise of my comment is that when you have salacious intent in your heart, as Shorty appears to have, you are equally as malicious as some of the people we read about who operate in a very low level of consciousness. We come to expect certain behaviors from them, but the things that he’s saying are malign at best.

  • Shorty Shamell

    Latoya – Thank you for you thoughtful response to my post – I will take a look at what you suggested.
    At the same time , will you please consider that we African Americans have benefited more than any other peoples from this wonderful culture that is borne out of that exceptional document; The Constitution of The United States of America – We African Americans enjoy the highest standard of living of any African people today on this planet. We are obviously servitors and should discontinue this unproductive and dishonest view of ourselves as victims. –

    The truth is that we have benefited unimaginably from the kindness of Western European culture – Europeans did not enslave we Africans , the Slave trade existed on the Mother Continent centuries before the first european sat foot on her beautiful soil. – The White Man did, however , free our people-That is something we couldn’t,or didn’t,do for ourselves. Respectfully.

  • manalishi

    Your premise was, your saying that non violent people who post are “equally as malicious as” those that commit inexcusable crime ….. Sell your feel good about it s**t to some other democrat that needs an emotional boost by your mitigation. Your either tarded or crazy,,,which is it?

  • Latoya Johnson

    Shorty Shamell, I don’t totally disagree with you. I recognize that the African Americans have pain attached to certain issues like the perception of being victimized by Whites in any way. Although this attachment is often misguided, I understand that over 400 years of being debased and fed impure ideals which perpetuated generational curses, won’t just disappear in 40 years. It’s only been approximately 40 years since the civil rights struggle, as I’m sure you are aware. Subsequently, the majority of black people do not condone, excuse nor subscribe to any of the behaviors that are demonstrated by those who choose a life of low standard and crime. Until this country takes a ruthless look at race relations and is willing to have a candid conversation about the issue, we will always have white people who feel the need to hide behind a dummy Facebook page and pretend to black person just to get a point across. I have no intention of continuing this exchange any further, I appreciate your point of view an I hope you have a grand evening.

  • Latoya Johnson

    Manalishi, I don’t know if you’re familiar with the word “Intent” but if your intent is to do harm to someone emotionally, or physically, in my opinion, they are equally as malicious in regard to intent. That’s my opinion, certainly not the gospel. However, you might try just once to respond to someone who sees things differently than you do, without such crass, condescending undertones. It appears you have mistaken rudeness for strength, when in actually, it’s not even a good substitute.

    • manalishi

      “undertones”? please share 1 example where i was any less than directly to the point? Sell crazy somewhere else and feel free to disguise it as emotional.

    • Lisa Lamb

      they need to call Jessie Jackson & Malcolm x to get them off because they are picking on the black man but they are to busy with the rest of them

  • Damien

    Did you all just go on a racial dispute about one robbery? I’ve lost faith in people these days. Disappointed to see that more of our youth have become statistics, that you all are counting.

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