Officers from the Matthews Police Department, Charlotte Municipal Police Dept. and the Union County Sheriff’s Bloodhound Unit searched desperately trying to find the child safely. That effort ended when they found Chi-Liam’s body just after 4 a.m. ... See MoreSee Less
The American Bridal and Prom Industry Association said 80 percent of the world’s western-style gowns are produced in China, and many factories there had to temporarily shut down because of the virus. ... See MoreSee Less
First-world problems. *sarcasm*
Wedding dresses and prom dresses are of zero importance when people are dying. Let's not trivialize actual human beings.
Edited to clarify for some people who are clueless
WPD is investigating a strong arm robbery that occurred at Walgreens on Jubal Early Dr. If you can identify or have information please contact Officer Crosby at 540-662-4131 or anonymously through the P3 tip app or tip line at 540-665-TIPS. Reference #20-006560 ... See MoreSee Less
The cashier is such a nice lady, I sure hope she is ok!
Do you think people that commit robbery to places next to a major interstate actually lives here? Didn't cover her face. Only hope in catching her is when she does it again somewhere else. Hope she is caught before someone gets hurt.
O wow. Haven't seen a lone female robber in a long time.
#Trooper Littejohn class president of the 130th Basic Session came to assist the #recruitment Unit with mentoring and teaching the basics of #military drill to the Trainees about to start the 132nd Basic Session in March. This is a voluntary program that helps prepare the future trainees for the challenges of Academy life ... See MoreSee Less
If you look at our page, you would think that all we do is deal with Kristens medical issues. But that is so far from the truth!! Kristen continues to push through her pain to get out in the community to share her story. We just haven’t been doing a very good job of documenting all the great things Kristen has been doing for our community!
We NEED to get better about that and what better time to start than right now!!!!
This past Monday (February 17th) we had the honor of visiting the Virginia State Police 131st Basic Trooper Training class. Kristen shared her story as they kicked off a week of training related to Driving Under The Influence and Field Sobriety Testing. Kristen threw out a challenge to the Trooper Trainees.....”I (Kristen) will COMMIT to pushing through my pain and PTSD to keep sharing my story and spreading awareness about the real dangers of drunk and impaired driving if you will COMMIT to stopping and arresting all legally impaired drivers that you encounter....no matter how long your day has been, how tired you are, how much you want to go home, how many reports you have waiting to be written and no matter what excuse the impaired driver gives you!”
Kristen concluded....”If we all keep our commitments and work as a team, there will certainly be less lives lost and impacted by the terrible choice of someone to get behind the wheel after drinking alcohol. As Mother Teresa once said “I can do things you cannot, you can do things I cannot; together we can do GREAT things!”
We are so excited for the 131st Trooper Trainee graduation coming up next month! We will be there to cheer each one of you on as you begin the next step in a successful career serving and protecting our community!!!! ... See MoreSee Less
Let the ones who vote against it leave home everyday not knowing if you will be coming home again. in this day and time law enforcement should be on the highest pay scale possible. Followed by fire and rescue personal. They all want talk politics. But they don't want protect and serve either. Sorry rant over
Please remember that when you vote!!!!!
I say kudos to our sheriff's for upholding the 2nd amendment. Would they have gotten a 3% pay raise if the tables were turned? Who knows, but it sure made for a good excuse to deny it and a lousy 3% is a joke for what law enforcement has to deal with everday anyway. That's shameful.
Nice Move Democrats...Unbelievable
Kudos for sure! We will get past this ridiculous....
The SCSO lost its credibility with previous fake news post.
Get out & vote Republican's
translation, we will teach you to stand up for the constitution you swore to protect
so, the dems are requiring a quid pro quo of the sheriffs ? how democratic of them
Is anyone surprised of the temper tantrum from the Senate??
Good old demonRats. If you enforce immigration law, they're pissed, if you don't enforce their laws, they're pissed. Face it, they're just unhappy pissed off babies who throw a hissy fit every time they don't get their way.. The party of cheating, increased taxes, civil liberty infringements and killing babies. What a platform.
I thought pay raises for Country employees were done at the County level ?
Wait till one of those asshats need help from those Sheriff Departments.
To every officer whos willing to enforce unconstitutional laws, just remember that the german soldiers were just doing their jobs as well...
Still just hear say.
Sometimes there isn't room in a budget.
Could have been worse, could have had your pensions stolen like the teachers and public workers in KY 🤷♀️
Jackasses ! These men and Women put their lives on the line for us every day ! Pray for these people every day to make back home safe !
There are consequences to actions.
Cut pay and budget cuts are coming. To
I can't keep quiet- Law enforcement officers protect us everyday from the things we don't even know are threats, put their lives in danger, help teach our children, and this is the thanks they get??? This is equal to a toddler not getting his way and throwing a temper tantrum. Leaders-we need leaders. I have always been proud to say I am from Virginia, but I honestly am now ashamed to be a Virginian. We all have different thoughts, ideas, and opinions but we should never use them to punish others.
The laws were so jacked up they couldn't pass them even though they control the majority. If you can't even pass your own laws in your own house how can you justify reprimanding police for reusing to enforce them?
They finally stand for the people's rights out right and they get punished tf guys 🙄
This is ridiculous, the bill was simply to accelerate the pay raise for the sheriff's over everybody else in the Commonwealth. I'm all about Law and Order and if the Sheriff's Department of Shenandoah County, or anywhere else, is not going to enforce the laws as written by the general assembly, they should be terminated immediately.
Today 5th Graders from E. Wilson Morrison graduated from the Warren County Sheriff’s Office DARE program. We could not be more proud of these young men and women for learning about making good choices and how to navigate tough situations. ... See MoreSee Less
The WPD is staying on trend! We are excited to inform our community about the change in our grooming policy. We now allow nicely trimmed facial hair and are more lenient toward tattoos. ... See MoreSee Less
Construction on the new Stonewall Park ballfields will be ready for the spring baseball season, according to the executive director of Frederick Water, which developed the $2 million park. ... See MoreSee Less
Behind the scenes of every 911 call, call for service, and emergency, these dedicated dispatchers work extremely hard for our community and emergency services communicating where we need to be and what to expect. Congratulations to all of you and job well done !Congratulations to Jason Shultz, Amy Smith, and Nicole Lewis, dispatchers for the Emergency Communications Center who have been named Award of Excellence winners for their roles in responding to the November crash on Afton Mountain when a passenger bus collided with a tractor trailer. The professionalism and calm focus exhibited helped to avoid a potentially chaotic situation that drew the response of five jurisdictions and multiple disciplines. Their exceptional performance was appreciated by peers, field providers, supervisors, and colleagues alike. [from left to right: Jennifer Whetzel, Jason Shultz, Timothy Fitzgerald, Amy Smith, Nikki Lewis, and Donna Good] ... See MoreSee Less
February 18, 2020 Waynesboro Police Have arrested 2 men in connection to an armed home invasion which occurred late last night, and are searching for a third.
Officers responded to a 911 call at a residence in the 1100 block of Ohio Street at approximately 10:50 P.M. Upon arrival they found the 19-year-old male and 18-year-old female occupants of the home with visible injuries to the head which required transport by rescue and treatment at Augusta Health. Both have since been released. One other juvenile was also home at the time of the incident but he was unharmed. Investigation revealed that three individuals had kicked in the front door and went immediately to a bedroom where the two victims were sleeping and demanded money or drugs. When the couple said they had none, one of the subjects brutally pistol whipped the two in their bed. All three suspects were armed with handguns and two of them searched areas of the house, stealing various items including a purse, Book Bag and debit cards, etc.
The suspects fled the scene prior to officer arrival but two of them were located by assisting Augusta County units on Mulberry Street about 10 blocks from the home. The two were detained and property stolen from the home along with clothing worn by the suspects were found to be with them, along with evidence of the assault.
Ultimately, they were both arrested and charged as follows: 1. Arun Rashid Turay, 22, of Charlottesville • Burglary while Armed • Robbery • Grand Larceny • Possess Firearm by a Convicted Felon • Malicious Wounding • Use of a Firearm in the Commission of a Felony • Wear a Mask to Conceal Identity
2. Justice Ahmad Carr, 18, of Charlottesville • Burglary While Armed • Robbery • Grand Larceny • Use of Firearm to Commit Felony • Wear Mask to Conceal Identify
These two suspects are currently in Middle River Regional Jail without bond and the Department’s investigation continues into the identity and whereabouts of the third perpetrator. END ... See MoreSee Less
How did they know where the bedroom was?? Had they been there before?? Lots of questions to answered now. I am glad the couple were not hurt any worse. Put these punks away for a long time.
Prayers for the family that had to go through that 🙏🏻❤️ great job WPD !!!!
Be safe out there and thanks for a good job!
Thank God that couple wasn’t armed to protect themselves. We could have had some injured criminals on our hands. Glad the gangsters from Little California could make it out safe and sound to cost us working folk years of money for there incarceration!
Good job, WPD!
They're lucky that wasn't my house .....it would've been a different photo of them.......
Great job WPD! Is there a connection between the thugs and victims?
Great job WPD!!!!
Great job WPD!
Trash pure and simple. Great Job WPD.
This is why regular Joe’s need to be able to arm themselves!!
I’m just wondering why they are robbing people in waynesboro if they live in Charlottesville? WTH is going on around here 🤦♀️
They should be put in front of a firing squad so the American people should not have to pay for them to be a jail
Too bad the victims weren't armed so those punks wouldn't have made it out!
On Tuesday, February 18, 2020, the 200 block of Porter Avenue will be closed due to powerline repairs. The section of roadway will be closed after 8am and will be reopen when repairs are completed. ... See MoreSee Less
The Augusta County Sheriff’s Office is conducting a death investigation involving a firearm. On 02/15/2020 @ 2145, deputies were dispatched to the 1000 block of Kiddsville Rd., Waynesboro, for the report of a gunshot wound. Upon arrival, a 12 year old child was discovered with a single gunshot wound. The child was pronounced deceased at the scene and the Augusta County Sheriff's Office launched an investigation.
The child’s body will be transported to the medical examiners office in Roanoke for an autopsy. This was an isolated incident with no threat to the community.
This incident is under investigation at this time. No further details will be given until the investigation is completed. ... See MoreSee Less
What part of keep it clean and respectful didnt some of you catch. No need for the lock your guns up lecturing. This family lost their child.
Sending prayers to this family. So heartbreaking and sad. To those of you speculating why don’t you keep your comments to yourself because you have no clue what happened !!! This family is grieving the loss of their child and not one of us know the story so just send prayers or keep your mouth shut !!!
No matter the circumstances, a child is dead and people are devastated who loved him so let's pray for all grieving his death and let God and the police do the judging. Hope it wasn't murder or suicide, poor family and boy. Prayers!🙏🙏🙏🙏🙏🙏🙏🙏🙏🙏
Prayers for everyone, This is a sad situation. If you don't know the circumstances don't comment. The loss of a child is bad enough..
This is so sad it breaks my heart to hear especially a young child. We too were brought up around guns but our parents educated us not to touch them but he also but them in a locked cabinet but we lnew not to touch. Im sure the parents r so broken my heart n prayers go out to this family. Educate ur children n keep all ur weapons locked up
I will be praying for the family, I know this is an absolutely horrible time!
Bless this family 🙏, He will wipe every tear from their eyes. There will be no more death' or mourning or crying or pain, for the old order of things has passed away.” ... But Jesus said, “Let the little children come to me and do not hinder them, for to such belongs the kingdom of heaven.”
Praying for all involved. Such a horrible tragedy!
Heartbreaking! Lifting the child's family up in prayer for comfort during this tragic time. So very sad.
How devastating. My heart goes out to the child's family. I could never imagine having to suffer through losing one my children.
Omg so tragic, prayers to the child's family and friends. I can't imagine their pain.
Also it's an on going investigation which means not a single one of us knows exactly if this was self inflicted accidental shooting or some ones hand was in it. So until then step off the soap boxes
I, my siblings, large numbers of cousins, all grew up in houses full of guns and ammo within easy reach. We were all educated about guns, and saw the dead game caused by guns. None of us ever played with guns. No one ever got shot. Educate your children. This is totally unacceptable.
Prayers for the family. Thank you first responders and deputies.
😳 so sorry to hear about the death of a child, prayers to family and friends.
Let's hope the "authorities" dont charge the parents or gun owners with something. The loss is enough. I have seen so many cases where an accident happens and then they charge the people connected. Sad on top of sad. Prayers
So heartbreaking 😞 Prayers going out for the family ❤️
Prayers and love sent the families way. Prayers for the Officers and Emts that responded.
For all gun owners. Keep your firearms locked up and away out of reach from children or other people. Be responsible.
So sad what a tragedy. Praying for family and friends and first responders
Someone I know goes to the same church as the family. The word from the church folks who have been helping the family is that; the child was accidentally shot while the older brother was putting the gun away. The gun discharged.
I'm not gonna just blast prayers. But my condolences, it's horrible and I understand the feeling. But please don't put your faith in these idiots. If you want justice they won't give it to you, they cost people lives not save them.
Praying for this whole family.
This breaks my heart! I can only imagine what the parents are going through.
**UPDATE: Thank you everyone for your assistance, the owner has been located**
If you live in the City of Staunton and are missing a pig please call the Staunton Police Department at 540-332-3842. Please provide your information and a description of the missing pig to the dispatcher. Thank you. ... See MoreSee Less
The Berkeley County Sheriff’s Office would like to congratulate our two K-9 teams on their recent patrol certification through the North American Police Working Dog Association. NAPWDA is a national organization that only certifies K9 teams who have successfully completed their comprehensive examination in the patrol discipline.
These highly trained, and now nationally certified, K9 teams will continue to serve the county at the standard of quality we expect. Once again, congratulations to our handlers and pups for their hard work. ... See MoreSee Less
The Rockingham County Sheriff’s Office is investigating the larceny of a mini-excavator that was stolen during the evening hours of Wednesday February 5, 2020 from an address on South Valley Pike. The excavator is a John Deere, Model 50D. The attached photos are of the suspect vehicle. (RCSO Case # 2020-00003916) Anyone with information is asked to contact Investigator Miller of the Criminal Investigations Division at 540-564-3840. ... See MoreSee Less
On Monday, February 17, 2020, the 100 and 200 blocks of West Race Street will be closed starting at 8am for several hours to accommodate the removal of a power line pole. The task should be completed by noon. ... See MoreSee Less
Wenonah is lucky to have had Jean Iseli for so long! “Nan” loves her kids😍She’s the best👍
Ms. Dana! She’s so sweet! I miss seeing her every morning and afternoon, but alas the kids move on. I think it’s wonderful the PD is recognizing them. I don’t think they get near the credit they deserve!
We appreciate each and every one of you and what you do for our littles. Thanks you so much!!
The Staunton Police Department has identified the suspects involved in the January 21, 2020 armed robbery that occurred in Montgomery Hall Park. On January 23, 2020 a 16 year old juvenile male was taken into custody without incident and petitions were obtained for the following offenses: robbery; use or display firearm in the commission of a felony; grand larceny; possession of a firearm by an individual under the age of 18; and reckless handling of a firearm. This juvenile is being held at the Shenandoah Valley Juvenile Detention Center.
On January 29, petitions were obtained on four additional juveniles for the following offenses:
-15 year old juvenile male; being an accessory after the fact in a felony offense (misdemeanor petition)
-15 year old juvenile female; being an accessory before the fact in a felony offense (felony petition); being an accessory after the fact in a felony offense (misdemeanor petition)
-15 year old juvenile male; grand larceny; being an accessory before the fact in a felony offense (felony petition), being an accessory after the fact in a felony offense (misdemeanor petition)
-15 year old juvenile male; being an accessory after the fact in a felony offense (misdemeanor petition)
Each of these juveniles was released to the custody of their parents.
On January 29, Matthew Isaiah Shifflett, 18, of Staunton was arrested and charged with one misdemeanor count of being an accessory after the fact in a felony offense. He was released on an unsecured bond. ... See MoreSee Less
Great work to the police.
People are saying these days that kids don't have anything to do. I disagree. They would be off the street if they had chores and work to do. Nobody catered to earlier generations by providing them with entertainment. Most of us were taught respect and responsibility at home first. That is where the seeds of a good citizen are planted. Having electronic gadgets and other amenities handed to you without expectation of any effort on your part does nothing to instill responsibility and appreciation or respect. I don't mean slave labor nor difficult jobs but EVERY child, no matter the age should be taught and expected to DO something, either for the family, their neighbors, or the community in general. I am not blaming these parents either. I am speaking of youth in general.
Thank you ! I still believe this City needs something for these kids to do .
If released, why were they taken in to custody. Just wasted officers time. They know nothing will be done, so they just do not care. Spending a day/night in a cell will teach them a lesson.
SMH these kids need some serious discipline. The government needs to stop interfering with real parents disciplining their kids! It didn’t hurt me to get my butt whipped and it sure isn’t going to hurt my kids or grandkids! There’s a huge difference between a spanking and beating ur kids/grandkids. I can honestly say I thank God my mom and grandparents whipped me cuz it helped make me a better person today to be disciplined.
First thank god and Staunton pd ! After that no thanks to their parents, sorry I was bad as they came as a child . But it’s lifestyles they are imitating. Look and listen to what your kids are watching and listening to and do something about it. It’s not race or age or area specific. It’s lyrics your looking for. I am to scared to bring a child into this world. I’d never sleep... to add defense attorney who gets this case I wish you nothing. Justice system is failing on that end. Gun in hand , guilty, hanging around kid with gun, guilty . No defense lawyers needed
That 16 yr old just lost his mother for all of you with the "parent comments" Yes he was wrong but he's a great kid with a really good heart. He is suffering immensely 🥺 🥺 Furthermore, no one knows the entire story so instead of judging try praying please 🙏🙏
Thanks for your great work! This is a little unnerving because Montgomery Hall Park is so close to our home.
Unnerving as well that they are not sitting in jail. Minor or not, they are a danger. What makes ya think the parents have any control? If they did would not have happened in the first place. Old enough to know better so old enough for punishment.
Two people can have multiple kids, they are all good kids with the exception of one of them. Why is that one always in trouble? It's because of any of many reasons! Does the one kid make the parents bad? No people just like to make their opinions public knowledge. Does it change anything? Absolutely not!
Good job wrapping that one up!
Would have been better to keep them in juvie. Now they can rob again
Unfortunately, what he did is only a misdemeanor in MS so unless the prosecutor gets creative he won't spend much time in jail. He deserves a much more severe punishment than the maximum the statute allows.
§ 97-15-13 - Hunting or shooting on or across streets and highways
(3) If any person hunts or discharges any firearm in, on or across any street, public road, public highway, levee, railroad or the right-of-way thereof, such person is guilty of a misdemeanor and, upon conviction, shall be punished by a fine not less than One Hundred Dollars ($ 100.00) nor more than Five Hundred Dollars ($ 500.00) or by imprisonment in the county jail for not less than sixty (60) days nor more than six (6) months, or by both such fine and imprisonment. This subsection shall not apply to any law enforcement officer while in the performance of his official duty or to any person engaged in a lawful action of self-defense.
Thank you for getting him off the streets, someone could of been killed!
Good 😡 Great job Clarke County Sheriffs Department 🙏🙏❤️
Thank you Clarke county sheriffs department!
"Let those without SIN, cast the first stone" This is my Great nephew!! He needs lots of prayers and help! life hasn't been real great for him!! So instead of criticizing him, realize that for the Grace of God, this could be you or one of your loved ones!!
Good job CCSD. He looks good in Orange
Make an example of his butt!!! He screwed up big time & luckily no one was hurt/killed, but what he did was NOT OK!! Make him pay for his actions!!!
Haters want ur down fall, like we, living like an outlaw. We, are not at all without flaws. I know a little dirt, on a lot of yall. Let's, leave it at inhibition and hope that they believe us to and, leave us with quickly. Jail ain't no place for any soul. And the deed is definitely inconsolabable. But youth is a muth@ fu@$. And every body hates you till they love u. It really doesn't make me none. I just thought I'd say sum.
Sad to see he may not have a future. And fortunate he did not kill anyone, that would have landed him in jail for a very long time.
A $400 bond and a misdemeanor charge? This has to be a joke 🤦🏽♀️...
Just being a teenager?! 🤬
This is not "just being a teenager." Normal teens don't do this shit. I sure as hell didn't. I knew I'd get my ass beat, I was raised properly, & I had respect for other peoples lives. This is NOT typical teen behavior. This is someone who has had little to no raising, who's coddled, & who doesn't give 2 shits about his life or anyone else's. He needs to be properly reprimanded, have his license suspended, & have that gun permanently taken away. Obviously a little slap on the wrist ain't gonna do this little brat any good🙄
Y’all must not be passin out awards now a days huh #TopFlightSecurity
Play stupid games, win stupid prizes. Way to go CCSO & community members!
Good! I hope he learns a lesson!!
A misdemeanor and 400 bond seriously?
Thanks for getting these criminals off the streets now I can finally sleep in peace at night whew
He looks messed up.
Awesome! Way to go CCSD
Good job keep up the good work
Can't imagine how they caught this master criminal...
Why it look like he’s been crying 😂😂
Great job !!!!
I thought he said that the video was old and he serves 33 days in juvy for it?? Guess that was a lie.