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Sgt. Graves and myself enjoyed meeting many of you yesterday at the Family Spring Fling at Augusta Expoland. This is a new event that had a little something for all ages. Hopefully we will see you again next year! ... See MoreSee Less
5 hours ago
On 3/23/2019, Deputies of the Shenandoah County Sheriff’s Office obtained and served a warrant on Robert Lee Alcorn, 22 years old, of Edinburg, VA for a violation of state narcotics offense - Possession of Heroin. The court date is set for April 12, 2019 at 9:00 AM in the Shenandoah County General Domestic Court. ... See MoreSee Less
Poor thing. His eyes show how much he is struggling. Praying that you overcome this!
And another. Need a separate facility for the narcos. It will be full in 3 mo. Dorms, not cells. Zero sugar in diets
Praying for him to get well
Good Job keep it up. keep hard Drugs out of this County give a kid a chance .
Brooklyn Catlett 😯
Sad. But good work
Prayers for complete healing from addiction and for his loved ones♡
Dear God deliver him in the name of Jesus
Addiction does not discriminate. Prayers for him. It’s not too late.
Prayers for his recovery!! It’s heartbreaking for the family, this I know!!!
This is my cousin and im praying for him to straighten up
5 hours ago
City Man arrested for murder. At approximately 12:30 a.m. on March 24, 2019, Winchester Police officers were in the 400 block of North Kent Street when they heard shots being fired at the Elks Club, located at 414 North Kent Street. One victim died on scene. The Winchester Police Department (WPD) has identified the deceased male victim as Michael William Harris, 38 years old, of Winchester. Two other victims were shot and are being treated at the Winchester Medical Center for non-life threatening injuries.
During the investigation, officers identified the suspect as Joshua Coffelt, 28 years old, of Winchester. A warrant for murder was obtained. At approximately 9:30 a.m., WPD was alerted to his whereabouts in the 2200 block of Wilson Blvd. Officers located Coffelt inside of an apartment and took him into custody without incident.
This is the first murder for the City of Winchester in 2019. The WPD was assisted by Frederick County Sheriffs' Office, Virginia State Police, and federal law enforcement agencies. The incident remains under investigation. Anyone with information, should contact the Winchester Police Department at (540) 662-4131. ... See MoreSee Less
To everyone commenting on this it don’t matter what color or age it’s still a human being and that got murder and that is it people don’t respect anymore they don’t even respect there self
He looks like a real contributor to society too..
Great job locating this murderer quickly and arresting him. Thanks to our law enforcement for keeping us safe. Be proud
I lost a forever friend....that’s all I know....cowards🤡... good job tho WPD.....Legends never die 🕊
Kent street....something has to be done about that street. Another shooting...I remember being woken up to gunshots off of Kent street...more than once.
How and what can we do get rid of the of these crime ridden neighborhoods????????
Guns !!! Why ??? Back in the day if ppl had problems they would beat the he'll outta each other and it was done with. Prayers for our community ..and victims family and the shooters family .
Gangster rapper in Winchester 🤷♂️
You’ll never understand what you put that family through
Same guy? Looks like he was charged with attempted murder, use of a firearm, assault and robbery back in 2011. I guess criminals don’t serve much time these days. Someone is now dead. Hopefully this guy will never be let out again.
Prayers for all affected by this crime. Kudos to our WPD and Frederick Co. Law enforcement officers.
Great job WPD!!!
🙏💖 Praying for the victims and their families. As for the shooter.....he and his family need prayers too. 🙏🙏 So extremely sad😥
2 families destroyed in a single second. Prayers for everyone.
There is one on the corner of n kent an elk st
Thank you WPD for your great and fast work on this case
I literally shed tears reading posts on Mikey Harris page just now. He was so loved and touched so many peoples lives. My heart breaks for everyone that has to endure such a loss.
Winchester is turning into a little DC. Good job wpd
Prayers to the deceased and the family 😇😇😇🙏🙏🙏
Thank you wpd for your service
Keep up the great work WPD !
I am sorry for the loss. R.I.P. Glad they got the person that did this. Way to go WPD.
Thank you WPD For keeping us safe. Prayers going up for all . Sad situation for all.
Wow that guy in the picture was just at Chucky Cheese yesterday. Man if those were his kids I feel so bad.
Josh! Wtf man I grew up with you and your sisters.. wow
Thank you WPD for keeping us informed.
Clarke County Sheriff's Department Clarke County Sheriff's Department shared a post.
22 hours ago
Chief Deputy Barry White warns CCHT of a scam alert going around once again targeting the elderly citizens regarding Medicaid / Medicare fraud.
Chief White wants the public to be aware of this scam and not to give out personal information to anyone on the phone including your full name, date of birth, social security number, address, financial information etc...
Remember if your Medicaid / Medicare tries to contact you on a weekend it’s more-than-likely a fraud considering most government offices are closed on Saturday and Sunday’s.
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2 days ago
Tomorrow in The Star (3/23): About 120 people showed up Thursday in solidarity at Grace Lutheran Church in Winchester for a multi-denominational memorial (pictured) to the 51 victims of the March 15 mosque massacre in New Zealand, Evan Goodenow writes. Also, Brian Brehm covers the City Council's annual retreat on Friday.
Photo by Evan Goodenow/The Winchester Star ... See MoreSee Less
Remember this when this day comes. They are already in our government.
When is the service for these people?
This is why I’ll be armed instead of a victim
The cherry picking & cognitive bias around here is unbelievable. It doesn't take that much effort to look into things before you post them.
As for New Zealand ... Not my circus, Not my monkeys !!! We have our own problems in our own country. Did that Mosque have a Memorial service for our victims of 9/11 ??? I would be willing to bet they didn't !!!
How about a memerial for all the Christians that get killed by that fake religon. And you wonder where hatred comes from...
Rockingham County Sheriff's Office - VA Rockingham County Sheriff's Office - VA is at Red Front Supermarket.
2 days ago
The Rockingham County Sheriff's Office Relay For Life team will sell hot dogs and drinks at Red Front Supermarket next week (March 25th - 30th) from 10:00AM-6:00PM. All proceeds will benefit Relay For Life to help combat cancer. Come by and see us if you are able! ... See MoreSee Less
Dawn Landes want to meet for lunch one day
2 days ago
...WIND ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM NOON TODAY TO 4 AM EDT SATURDAY...
THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN BALTIMORE MD/WASHINGTON HAS ISSUED A WIND ADVISORY, WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM NOON TODAY TO 4 AM EDT SATURDAY.
* TIMING...THE POTENTIAL FOR STRONG WIND GUSTS WILL INCREASE THIS AFTERNOON AND LAST THROUGH LATE TONIGHT, ESPECIALLY ON THE RIDGES.
* WINDS...NORTHWEST 15 TO 25 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 50 MPH. THE STRONGEST WIND GUSTS ARE GENERALLY EXPECTED ON THE RIDGES, THOUGH SOME BURSTS OF STRONG WIND COULD OCCUR IN THE LOWER ELEVATIONS DURING THIS AFTERNOON AND EVENING.
* IMPACTS...STRONG WINDS MAY BLOW DOWN LIMBS, TREES, AND POWER LINES. SCATTERED POWER OUTAGES ARE EXPECTED. PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...
A WIND ADVISORY MEANS THAT WINDS OF 45 TO 55 MPH ARE EXPECTED. WINDS THIS STRONG CAN MAKE DRIVING DIFFICULT, ESPECIALLY FOR HIGH PROFILE VEHICLES. ... See MoreSee Less
5 days ago
COPS AND KIDS AT SOUTH MIDDLE SCHOOL
Last Saturday, nine MPD Officers and State Police Troopers were invited by South Middle School Principal Rosa Clark to team up with a group of 14 local students for a great basketball tournament. Four teams made up of both students and cops played in a round-robin tournament that was competitive and fun. The games were part of the New Life Community Church's "Intervene 2019" program. Student Ministries Pastor Ryan Parsons explained that through the Intervene 2019 initiative, the Inwood church assembled 500 volunteers to assist in school beautification, landscaping, cleanup, painting, mulching, gardening, and repair projects at five area schools. In addition to South Middle, the schools include: Martinsburg High School, Hedgesville High School, Inwood Primary, and Pikeside Learning Center. The church also provided hot dogs, popcorn, chips, and drinks as part of Saturday's festivities. We extend our thanks from MPD and WVSP for including us in this special program and our appreciation to New Life Community Church for their dedication to our schools and community! ... See MoreSee Less
Ms Clark is an amazing person beautiful woman and outstanding teacher love her she’s the best
Thank you Martinsburg Police Department for showing up and making a difference at South Middle School! Thank you for making a difference every single day!
Love.....Charity J Butts, that's Shon isn't it?
Thanks, Principal Clark and the MPD and WVSP for helping us make it happen you guys rock!!!!!
Whoah, flash back to middle school basketball with Coach Washington... happy times
Such an amazing way to come together!!! Would love to see all schools (North Middle) have a day that the police could do something fun with the students like this!!
Thanks to everyone such a good story working with our youth!
I love mrs Clark . She stayed with my daughter when she missed the bus in middle school, they were the only two people left at the school... she even offered to drive her home! (Of course I still picked her up lol). She is a wonderful lady.
Waynesboro Police Department shared a post.
6 days ago
Mark Your Calendar: Virginia Statewide Tornado Drill is tomorrow, Tues., March 19 at 9:45 a.m. For more information about the drill and to access tornado preparedness planning resources visit VAemergency.gov/tornadodrill. ... See MoreSee Less
I had my phone on and I did not hear this. Granted I have been sick and was sleeping.
I didn’t see anything indicating that this will be broadcast on cell phones? I’m hoping not for the sake of night shift workers just settling into sleep...
But, the drill is a good thing. We had a tornado warning last summer which scared us and made us realize we needed to have a better prepared place in our basement. Now we do.
2 weeks ago
Congratulations to Officer J.C. Kyle for earning the Staunton Police Department Lifesaving Award! Officer Kyle responded to a call for service on December 28, 2018 in reference to an individual that had attempted to commit suicide with an edged weapon. Officer Kyle acted quickly and without hesitation to disarm the individual and apply a tourniquet to the self-inflicted injury. The individual survived their injuries due to Officer Kyle’s actions. We would also like to thank Staunton Fire and Rescue and Staunton-Augusta County First Aid & Rescue Squad,Inc. for their assistance during this call for service. ... See MoreSee Less
Proud of you, honored to call you my nephew 😍!!!
That a boy Kyle! Emt skills never leave haha
Congratulations Officer Kyle!! Great job!!
Congratulations brother. Justin is a great asset to the staunton pd and the community. Awesome man.
Great work buddy 😁
Congratulations man all that hard work is paying off brother.
Extremely proud of you brother!! You're going to do BIG THINGS!! Congratulations!!!
So proud of you
Congratulations great job
Way to go, Officer Kyle!
Thank you for your service!
very nice. I tryd killing myself and if it wasn't for good guys like this, I would have died. now im marry'd and happy. but I still got brain damage. BACK THE BLUE!!!!!!
Very good Justin❤️
Wow congratulations Very proud of you!
Congratulations on a great and heartfelt job!
Great job officer jc
Congrats! Good job officer Kyle! 💕
3 weeks ago
Courtesty of the Herndon, VA Police Department. Very important information for parents to have regarding social networking apps. ... See MoreSee Less
This is why kids don't need phones!!!
Amazed that TikTok isn’t on the list.
Should be noted that the feature in which messages are deleted once a user leaves a conversation listed as Instagram is actually Snapchat. Also should be noted that Snapchat’s location service can be disabled.
Periscope is the WORST. Random disgusting Guys will send videos to anyone, while they’re...🍆