South Carolina fugitive captured in Norfolk

NORFOLK, Va. (WAVY) — A man wanted in three South Carolina jurisdictions for a variety of offenses was captured in Norfolk Tuesday night.

The Norfolk Police Fugitive Squad, FBI and Secret Service apprehended 27-year-old Stanley P. Jones around 9:20 p.m. in the 5700 block of Chambers Street, according to Officer Daniel Hudson with the Norfolk Police Department.

Richland County Sheriff Leon Lott said tips from the community helped authorities locate Jones in a Norfolk hotel, where he was charged with with murder, three counts of armed robbery, two counts of kidnapping, assault, and burglary.

Lott said Jones was wanted in Richland County, Columbia, and Forest Acres in relation to seven violent incidents that occurred since December. He said Jones used a knife, pistol and shotgun, victimizing citizens and businesses.

  • Around noon on February 4, Jones and an unknown suspect kicked in the door to a residence at 8185 Brookfield Road. When the gained entry, Jones shot a male victim in the upper body. Lott said the man was taken to palmetto Health Richard Hospital where he died from his injuries on February 25. Lott said Jones went to the Brookfield Road location specifically to steal money and drugs from the victims and was caught on surveillance video outside the residence.
  • On January 9 around 11 a.m., Jones broke into a residence at 3432 Woodbranch Road by throwing an object through the rear kitchen window. Lott said stole a wallet and an outside surveillance camera. He also damaged a chair outside the home, and was again caught on surveillance video.
  • Jones entered a Dollar General store on Two Notch Road around 9:40 p.m. on February 15 and talked with an employee for about 30 minutes before putting a knife to the employee’s throat and robbing the business, Lott said.
  • Also during the month of February, Jones robbed three separate businesses in the city of Columbia.
  • On December 24, Jones was arrested in connection with an armed robbery in Forest Acres and was released from jail on bond.

Jones is being held in the Norfolk City Jail without bond, waiting to be extradited to the Alvin S. Glenn Detention Center in South Carolina.

If you have any information that could help the investigations of the crimes allegedly connected to Jones, please call I-888-CRIME-SC.

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