HPD recovers stolen car

On June 17, 2010 around 1:00 p.m. officers with the Henderson Police Department Patrol Division answered a call for service related to a stolen vehicle from 1817 N. Garnett Street in Henderson, North Carolina.

The complainant stated that he had been assaulted by his son and that his son had taken his 1994 Toyota Avalon.

The information was broadcast by the reporting officer, and immediately the vehicle was located by an officer on Dabney Drive near Bane Avenue.

The son, identified as Richard Cheek was arrested and charged with common law robbery, unauthorized use of a motor vehicle, and injury to personal property.

Cheek received a $5,000 secured bond and remains in the Vance County Jail pending a court hearing on August 3rd, 2010.


Richard Cheek, 33
1897 Lickskillet Road
Warrenton, NC
Charges: Common law robbery, unauthorized use of a motor vehicle, injury to personal property
Bond: $5,000 secured