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Louisa man charged in police reservist’s death
A Louisa County man is facing charges in connection to the death of a Virginia reserve police captain.
Anthony L. White, 22, of Mineral, is charged with one felony count of participation of gang activity.
White was taken into custody without incident early Sunday morning by Virginia State Police. No other details regarding his involvement were released.
White is one of six people now charged in connection to the disappearance and death of 45-year-old Kevin Wayne Quick of Nelson County.
Quick was a 24-year veteran of the Waynesboro Police Department’s reserve police force. The city of about 21,000 is located in the Shenandoah Valley about 20 miles west of Charlottesville.
His body was found in a field in Goochland County on Thuursday, six days after he went missing while on the way to visit his girlfriend and 4-month-old daughter in the Charlottesville area, police said.
Virginia State Police spokeswoman Corinne Geller said Friday that the three are charged with principle in second degree to the crime of murder. They are 49-year-old Leslie Hope Casterlow and 31-year-old Anthony Darnell Stokes Jr., both of Manassas, and 22-year-old Halisi Uhuru of Danville.
Two Albemarle County siblings previously were charged with grand larceny related to the theft of Quick’s SUV. A third sibling was arrested on an unrelated charge.
Daniel “Shelton” Mathis, 18, of Barracks Road West in Albemarle County, was charged in Louisa with felony unlawful shooting, robbery, using a firearm to commit robbery, malicious wounding, brandishing a firearm, recklessly handling a firearm, carrying a concealed weapon and two counts of using a firearm to commit malicious wounding.
According to Maj. Donnie Lowe of the Louisa County Sheriff’s Office, those charges stem from a Super Bowl party robbery, where Quick’s Toyota 4Runner was used as a getaway vehicle.
Virginia State Police also charged Mathis with one count of grand larceny for the theft of Quick’s vehicle.
Mathis’ sister Mersadies Shelton, 20, was also charged in Louisa with grand larceny in connection with the theft of the vehicle, according to state police.
Another sister, 24-year-old Shantai Shelton, was charged in Louisa with selling stolen property and obtaining money by false pretenses, according to state police.
They were being held in the Central Virginia Regional Jail on no bond following their arrests and are scheduled for a preliminary hearing in Louisa General District Court on March 18.