Three arrested, one wanted in connection with gas station robbery

Henrico Police are on the lookout for 19-year-oils Shawn Thibou, accused of armed robbery.

Update #1 — July 9, 2014; 10:53 AM

Henrico Police report that Shawn Thibou, the lone suspect still wanted in connection with the Monday morning robbery at the Shell station in the 8900 block of West Broad Street, was taken into custody this morning in Henrico County. No further details were available for release at press time.

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Original — July 08, 2014

Police are on the lookout for a suspect following an armed robbery that occurred at the Shell gas station in the 8900 block of West Broad Street just before noon Monday morning. The station is located near West End Drive and the West Tower Shopping Center.

Henrico Police say a black male, armed with a handgun, made demands of the clerk and left with an undisclosed amount of cash. The suspect fled in a vehicle that was occupied by several subjects. No injuries were reported.

WANTED: Shawn Thibou

WANTED: Shawn Thibou

Officers spotted the vehicle as it turned onto West End Drive and stopped. Two suspects exited the vehicle and ran. Police apprehended a male suspect that remained in the vehicle and another suspect was taken into custody after a thorough search of the area. A third female suspect was apprehended at the Shell station.

Henrico Police Lt. Linda Toney released the following information about the three suspects arrested and the man who is wanted in connection with the incident.

Arrested and charged with Robbery, Use of a Firearm, and Conspiracy to Commit Robbery:

  • James Nolan, 23 years old, of the 6900 block of Carnation Street, Richmond
  • Charles Nolan, 20 years old, of the 600 block of Westover Hills Blvd, Richmond
  • Ariel Green, 25 years old, of the 6700 block of Carnation Street, Richmond


  • Shawn Thibou, 19 years old, described as a black male, 6’1” and around 190 pounds with black hair, brown eyes and a goatee. Thibou is wanted on four outstanding warrants including Robbery, Use of a Firearm, Conspiracy to Commit Robbery, and Wearing a Mask in Public.

If you know the whereabouts of Shawn Thibou, please contact Henrico Police at 804.501.5000 or Crime Stoppers at 804.780.1000. Citizens can also text Crime Stoppers at 274637, using the key word “iTip,” followed by the tip. Both Crime Stoppers methods are anonymous.

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