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Man charged with assaulting father, stealing car

Posted June 23, 2010

— A Warrenton man is accused of assaulting his father and stealing his car last Thursday, Henderson police said.

The father called 911 to report the assault and the theft of his 1994 Toyota Avalon from 1817 N. Garnett St., police said. An officer spotted the vehicle on Dabney Drive, near Bane Ave.

Richard Cheek, 33, of 1897 LickSkillet Road, was arrested on charges of common-law robbery, unauthorized use of a motor vehicle and injury to personal property.

Cheek was placed in the Vance County Jail under a $5,000 secured bond. His first court appearance was set for Aug 3.


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  • hralex Jun 23, 2010

    My dad is at home dying and this schmuck is assaulting his dad. Nice. Way to pay it forward.

  • 3forme Jun 23, 2010

    how do you injure personal property?

  • Desiderata Jun 23, 2010

    Shame on him! He doesn't need help..he needs to get his but whipped but good in jail...and NOT given any assistance for anything..stealng from your own familly......they need to disown him and turn away....

  • BlahBlahBlahBlahBlah Jun 23, 2010

    33 and have to steal from your own father! Something is not right!
    This man needs help!

  • miketroll3572 Jun 23, 2010

    LickSkillet Rd?.......hmmmmm.

  • garnertoy Jun 23, 2010

    This is happening more and more with families its a shame.