UPDATE - Robbery - Walgreens * Arrest Made*

Wednesday, May 09, 2018


After receiving various tips, investigators were able to identify the suspect in this case. 51-year-old Edward Darryl Speller, of Norfolk, VA. He has been arrested and charged with Robbery. He is currently being held at the corrections facility in the City of Norfolk.​

On Wednesday, May 9, 2018 at approximately 3 a.m., the man in these photos entered the Walgreens located at 856 S. Military Highway.  The suspect used a ruse of purchasing an item, as the clerk was processing the purchase, the man implied he had a weapon and demanded money.  After obtaining the money, the man left in a dark colored sedan.  No injuries were reported.


The suspect is described as standing between 5' 9" to 6' 3" tall, weighing approximately 300 pounds. H​is head is shaven, and he had a thin beard.  He was wearing a black t-shirt, khaki pants, and possibly white tennis shoes. 

Anyone with information regarding this crime is encouraged to call Virginia Beach Crime Solvers at 1-888-LOCK-U-UP (1-888-562-5887).  You can also submit a tip via P3tips.com or by downloading the P3 Tips app available in Apple iTunes and Google Play Stores.   

Tipsters will remain anonymous and could be eligible for a cash reward up to $1,000 if their information leads to an arrest.

MPO Tonya Pierce

Police Public Affairs​ Officer