Waynesboro fugitive on the run for two years arrested in Henrico

Smith, Anthony LamontOfficers with Waynesboro Police Department and Henrico County Police Department arrested a former Waynesboro man on several charges after he had been on the run for over two years.

On October 27, officers located Anthony Lamont Smith, 34 years old, at Saint Mary’s Hospital near Richmond.  Smith, who had been on the Department’s “Most Wanted” list since 2012, was located after officers followed up on leads that Smith was traveling around Central Virginia and up and down the east coast.  The most recent lead pinpointed his whereabouts as Henrico County.  He was arrested Monday afternoon without incident.

Smith had the following paperwork served on him:


  • Assault & Battery on a Family or Household Member
  • Capias/Failure to Appear (facing 4 felony counts of fraud)
  • Capias/Failure to Report for Pretrial Supervision
  • 2 counts Capias/Failure to Pay Child Support
  • Surety Capias/Bond Revocation

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  • Capias/Failure to Appear

He is currently being held without bond in Middle River Regional Jail.


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