FBI Norfolk
Public Affairs Specialist Christina Pullen
(757) 609-2687
October 25, 2018

Two Men Wanted in Connection with Recent Armed Grocery Store Robberies

FBI Offering a Reward of up to $5,000 for Information

Devonta Le Edward Doyle, 22, and Darrius Anthony Heuser-Whitaker, 19, both from Virginia Beach, are wanted on criminal charges for their alleged participation in a series of armed grocery store robberies in Virginia Beach and Chesapeake. The FBI is offering a reward of up to $5,000 for information leading to their arrest, prosecution, and conviction.

Doyle and Heuser-Whitaker are suspected of being involved in the following grocery store robberies in which masked gunman robbed the store managers at gunpoint:

  • Food Lion, 2544 Bainbridge Boulevard, Chesapeake, robbed 09/25/2018 at approximately 10:30 p.m.
  • Food Lion, 1920 Centerville Turnpike, Virginia Beach, robbed 09/29/2018 at approximately 11:00 p.m.
  • Harris Teeter, 5060 Ferrell Parkway, Virginia Beach, robbed 10/03/2018 at approximately 12:45 a.m. The store manager was shot during this incident.

Devonta Le Edward Doyle is described as a black male, approximately 5’11” tall and weighing 180lbs, with black hair and brown eyes. He has several tattoos including the words “God Forgive Me” written on his chest.

Darrius Anthony Heuser-Whitaker is described as a black male, approximately 5’06” tall and weighing 130lbs, with brown eyes. His head is shaved and both of his ears are pierced. He also has several tattoos including writing on his neck and chest, and “Bulletproof” written above his right eye.

Both men are considered armed and dangerous.

The FBI is asking citizens to contact the Norfolk Field Office at (757)455-0100 if they have any information about the location of these individuals. Information can also be e-mailed to agnorfolkFO@fbi.gov, subject line GROCERY STORES.

The FBI is investigating the case jointly with the Virginia Beach Police Department.

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Devonta Edward Doyle

Devonta Edward Doyle

Darius Anthony Heuser-Whitaker
(Heuser-Whitaker’s head is now shaved.)

Darius Anthony Heuser-Whitaker (Heuser-Whitaker’s head is now shaved.)