Benjamin Owens

Benjamin OwensOn February 26, 1998, 64-year-old Benjamin Owens was shot and killed while working the night shift at the old Texaco Mart at the corner of Dominion and Great Bridge Boulevard At 1:34 a.m., an armed suspect entered the store in an attempt to rob the business. Mr. Owens was shot and killed during the commission of the robbery. View Cold Case Homicide: Episode 15 for additional details. View the Informational Flyer on Benjamin Owens (PDF).

The case remains unsolved. There is a reward of up to $1,500 if your information leads to an arrest. You can remain anonymous. For a complete list of unsolved homicides in Chesapeake, visit Cold Case Homicide Investigations.

How to Report Information

  1. If you have any information regarding an unsolved case, your tip can be forwarded to the Crimes Against Persons Squad. You can remain anonymous.

    1. By Telephone via Chesapeake Crime Line at 1-888-562-5887
    2. Visit the Chesapeake Crime Line or with the mobile app "P3TIPS"
    3. Email Cold Case Section
    4. Using the Cold Case Homicide Tip Form