Evidence Receiving

Each laboratory contains an Evidence Receiving Section to handle the submission and return of evidence to the Department of Forensic Science.

Please click here for evidence receiving updates related to the COVID-19 virus.

Evidence Receiving contact information:

CENTRAL (Ellen Spain)
Phone: 804.588.4027
Fax: 804.786.6924
Email: dfscentralevidencereceiving@dfs.virginia.gov or
Ellen.Spain@dfs.virginia.gov  
EASTERN (David Kvello)
Phone: 757.355.5967
Fax: 757.683.2398
Email: dfseasternevidencereceiving@dfs.virginia.gov or
David.Kvello@dfs.virginia.gov   
NORTHERN (Amanda Matthews)
Phone: 703.334.9766
Fax: 703.335.8365
Email: dfsnorthernevidencereceiving@dfs.virginia.gov or
Amanda.Matthews@dfs.virginia.gov   
WESTERN (Chris McVey)
Phone: 540.283.5906
Fax: 540.561-6631
Email: dfswesternevidencereceiving@dfs.virginia.gov or
Christopher.McVey@dfs.virginia.gov   

For information on evidence packaging and submission, please see the Evidence Handling and Laboratory Capabilities Guide.

For information on forensic kits and RFLE forms, please see the Forensic Kit page.