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52 minutes ago

The News Leader

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For immediate release:

Deputies are investigating an armed robbery that occurred at the 7-11 store in Marlowe/Falling Waters earlier this evening. The suspect displayed a knife during the robbery. After the robbery, the suspect fled the store and drove away in a white in color sedan. If you have information on the identity of the suspect, please call the Sheriff’s Office at (304) 267-7000.
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For immediate release:

Deputies are investigating an armed robbery that occurred at the 7-11 store in Marlowe/Falling Waters earlier this evening. The suspect displayed a knife during the robbery. After the robbery, the suspect fled the store and drove away in a white in color sedan. If you have information on the identity of the suspect, please call the Sheriff’s Office at (304) 267-7000.Image attachmentImage attachment

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This looks like one of the guys that were robbing those elderly peoples homes a few days ago ... just a thought

Just going to get worse. People are now a month w/o a job.

He didn't even wear mask! πŸ™ˆ. For that alone he deserves to get caught

Same MO as two robberies in Frederick,Md.Subject description similar as well!

I say 28-48hrs til they atleast know who he is. Red clown shoes and a face only a mother could love. #ERJsNextResident

Its literally normal to wear a mask right now and even encouraged.. dude goes to rob a store with no mask 🀦‍♂️ πŸ˜‚

Just warming up shits about to get alot worst. I mean shit look at how people acted over toilet paper!

bcsd ain't gonna do anything to capture this criminal

Lol he looks like ben roethlisberger

No

Terry Weisenburg is this the guy that keeps going to your parents in the middle of the night?

Are clerks not allowed to carry there.. I have my gun permit.. if I worked at a convenience store am I allowed to carry.. because all it takes is someone with a gun or knife and I could be dead without protection. I don't have time to determine hey sir are you going to kill me if I give you the money.. hmmm. I'd rather be judged by 12 then carried by 6

Red shoes

Wow

Belinda Riley

Tracey Evans

Melinda Staley be aware β™‘

Kimberly Ritter MA R IA

Car looks like a ford focus, guy looks like an idiot.

How fucking dumb can u be your actually allowed to wear a mask.

That scum is going to rob the wrong person one day and end up becoming a statistic.

Dumbass

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9 hours ago

Winchester Police Department

Wishing Stewart a happy 12th birthday from the WPD! We hope we brought added joy to your day! ... See MoreSee Less

Wishing Stewart a happy 12th birthday from the WPD! We hope we brought added joy to your day!

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So awesome guys! Thank you very much!

Happy Birthday Stewart

Happy Birthday to Stewart!

Happy Birthday from Texas

Happy birthday Stewart

Happy Birthday

Happy birthday

Happy birthday

Happy Birthday Stewart πŸŽ‰πŸ€—

Happy birthday

Happy Birthday!!!

Happy Birthday

Happy birthday

Great job guys

HaPpY Birthday, Stewart!!! πŸŽ‚πŸŽ

Happy Birthday Stewart! πŸŽ‰πŸŽˆπŸŽ‚πŸŽπŸ₯³

Happy Birthday Stewart 🎈🎈🎈🎈🎈🎈🎈🎈🎈🎈🎈🎈

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CDCWear a cloth face covering to slow the spread of coronavirus. Growing evidence suggests the virus can spread:

• Before people show symptoms (pre-symptomatic) and
• From people who have the virus but never show symptoms (asymptomatic).

Cloth face coverings help prevent spread of COVID-19 in these situations. Learn more about these coverings and how you can make one: bit.ly/2Ravt42
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Please help me I missed my friend in Virginia north Carolina Ararat Shi name Sarah fain

This is crazy...

Some helpful tips about wearing a mask in public from the Virginia State Police. Be smart and do your part to keep everyone safe.With Governor of Virginia Northam & the CDC strongly encouraging all Virginians to wear cloth face coverings while out in public & at work, here is a friendly reminder of #Virginia law about wearing masks in public. #StoptheSpread #COVID19 #StayHomeSaveLives #COVID19Va Public Safety Virginia ... See MoreSee Less

Some helpful tips about wearing a mask in public from the Virginia State Police.   Be smart and do your part to keep everyone safe.

The Waynesboro Police Department would like to say thank you to Mrs. Edie Eckman for her donation of awesome handmade masks, Mr. Roger Gregoire of Roo Vapes for his donation of convenient pocket size hand sanitizers, and to South River Security and Investigations for their donation of Gavid's Steakhouse lunch for all of our WPD officers and staff. We are truly thankful for all you have done for us and for your support! Stay safe! ... See MoreSee Less

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Super πŸŽ‰

You are welcome. Thank you all for keep our community safe.

Roger always helping the community....

Thank you Stay Safe

Wonderful!!

Margaret Eckman

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❀️❀️❀️

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12 hours ago

Virginia State Police

With Governor of Virginia Northam & the CDC strongly encouraging all Virginians to wear cloth face coverings while out in public & at work, here is a friendly reminder of #Virginia law about wearing masks in public. #StoptheSpread #COVID19 #StayHomeSaveLives #COVID19Va Public Safety Virginia ... See MoreSee Less

With Governor of Virginia Northam & the CDC strongly encouraging all Virginians to wear cloth face coverings while out in public & at work, here is a friendly reminder of #Virginia law about wearing masks in public. #StoptheSpread #COVID19 #StayHomeSaveLives #COVID19Va Public Safety Virginia

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This really isn’t that hard. I’m confident most people know the difference between medically wearing a mask and attempting to conceal their identity. If ABC, military bases, law enforcement etc... ask people to remove their mask for a few seconds to verify ID people will.

Where can facial masks be bought.

Wow. Lots of arrests coming October 31. Poor little guys

Y'all have at it I'm not wearing mask, I hardly come in contact with ppl before this act of fear-mongering.

Govenor stated that no one would stopped or ticketed during the virus if they were wearing a mask in public.

We all understand that but, the line is being blurred by these homemade masks. Hard to tell if a person is trying to avoid getting infected or planning to rob the place just at a glance.

So no hamburglar costumes πŸ‘πŸ‘

Government doesn't need to know where I am or what I'm doing.

Should have enforced this law in Charlottesville.

My MIL made a mask for my husband.... out of a red bandana 🀦🏼‍β™€οΈπŸ€¦πŸΌ‍β™€οΈπŸ€¦πŸΌ‍♀️

intent has to be proven.

Don’t get the two confused...🀦‍♀️

I should be able to hide my identity if I feel like it.

Tim Kaine's son got busted out of state for this law, back when he was protesting. Never heard outcome. Perhaps he got a free pass bc of dad or bc he was protesting...... Anyone have any intel?

Im sure everyone will know the difference ...

Tell this to my iPhone...lol

Unless you wear a burka, niqab or hijab.

🀦‍♀️

Democrat Klansman and baby killer Northam (aka "Coonman")...

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CHECK IT OUT!!!! #spotabunny

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We don't have a set schedule. This is our first time trying this. We ask for forgiveness in advance if we miss your neighborhood. We are going to try to cover as many as we can. We are leaving the office at 10am sharp!

This is fantastic! Can’t wait to #spotabunny

There is kids on Hinton Rd Thanks Sheriff Cubbage always doing something good for the County

Page County is the best! Awesome idea! ❀

Hope to see you on Willow several kids great idea chad

Can you post a schedule so the folks out of town can park in a neighborhood and "spot a bunny" too? Thank you.

The cop is not always the bad guy. Support all our local & county officers. Ann &Freddie

Hope he comes down by Alan Cubbage Auto by the house would really cheer up the kids thanks for doin this PCS and Chad Cubbage thank for keepin the kids spirits aliveπŸ₯°

This is awesome!!

Thank you so much

Awesome!!!

Ashley Wright

Madalyn Waybright Quinlan

Sheila Lester

Faith Marie Shifflett

Maegan Kibler

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Storage Facility Burglaries/Arrest

On Sunday, April 5 at approximately 2303 hours, deputies were dispatched to Staunton Self Storage, located at 616 Lee Jackson Hwy, Staunton, for the report of a suspicious activity.

Deputies received information that several, possibly dozens, of break-ins had occurred over the weekend. Upon arrival, they located a small passenger car that was occupied by a man and woman.

A preliminary investigation revealed that several storage units had been tampered with. Further investigation revealed that the occupants of the vehicle, Arthur Johnson and Jeanette Chambers, had allegedly broke into several storage units and stole assorted items, many of which they were still in possession of. Johnson and Chambers were arrested and jailed at Middle River on (7) counts of burglary.

In furtherance of the investigation, a search warrant was obtained and served at a motel in Greenville, VA. Deputies were able to recover additional stolen property.

Investigators are now working to identify all victims, and piece together a timeline for the rash of burglaries, including some that had been previously reported. Additional charges are likely.

If anyone has any information about this investigation, please contact the Augusta County Sheriff’s Office Criminal Investigations Division at 540-245-5333 or Crime Stoppers at 800-322-2017.
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Storage Facility Burglaries/Arrest

On Sunday, April 5 at approximately 2303 hours, deputies were dispatched to Staunton Self Storage, located at 616 Lee Jackson Hwy, Staunton, for the report of a suspicious activity.

Deputies received information that several, possibly dozens, of break-ins had occurred over the weekend. Upon arrival, they located a small passenger car that was occupied by a man and woman.

A preliminary investigation revealed that several storage units had been tampered with. Further investigation revealed that the occupants of the vehicle, Arthur Johnson and Jeanette Chambers, had allegedly broke into several storage units and stole assorted items, many of which they were still in possession of. Johnson and Chambers were arrested and jailed at Middle River on (7) counts of burglary.

In furtherance of the investigation, a search warrant was obtained and served at a motel in Greenville, VA. Deputies were able to recover additional stolen property.

Investigators are now working to identify all victims, and piece together a timeline for the rash of burglaries, including some that had been previously reported. Additional charges are likely.

If anyone has any information about this investigation, please contact the Augusta County Sheriff’s Office Criminal Investigations Division at 540-245-5333 or Crime Stoppers at 800-322-2017.Image attachment

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2nd time that's happened there I'm pretty sure 🀬🀬🀬

Wonderful job ACSO. Throw the book at them.

Thank you for getting them there is plenty of jobs out there don't waste our tax money on this trash

Glad they were caught with the goods. Good job!

Great job ! Augusta co.

She got the skunk eye

Great job! Augusta co.

Thanks ACSO these people need to get a job.

In the words of Sheriff Mike Chitwood, “scumbags.” Glad they are off the streets.

I had stuff stolen several years ago from a unit there.

Great job

Great work!!!!!!

AWESOME JOB

Thank you

Losers. !!!

Damn she got the stink eye.

Angie Turner

Brandon Flint

Ray Ray Davis

#ihateathief

Look like meth monsters

Lowlife losers

Trash

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13 hours ago

Winchester Police Department

Celebrating a pair of birthdays! Happy birthday Marquise and Zachary. Wishing you the best! We appreciate your family’s continued support of our Department and hope we added joy to your day. ... See MoreSee Less

Celebrating a pair of birthdays! Happy birthday Marquise and Zachary. Wishing you the best! We appreciate your family’s continued support of our Department and hope we added joy to your day.

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Thank you all so much!!!!!!

Happy Birthday Marquise and Zachary πŸŽ‚πŸŽˆπŸŽ

Happy Birthday. So exciting to have special visitors!πŸ€—πŸŽ‰

Happy Birthday to my beautiful Grandson’s πŸŽ‚πŸŽˆπŸŽπŸ°πŸ₯³πŸŽ‰

Happy birthday to both of you

Happy birthday! And I see patriots!!!!

Happy Happy Birthday

Happy birthday πŸŽˆπŸŽŠπŸŽ‰

Happy birthday

Happy Birthday

Happy Birthday πŸŽ‚

Stay in the house! That may sound mean but if we all stay in the house we might get past this mess. Call them on the phone WPD.

Happy Birthday Marquise and Zachary!! πŸŽ‚πŸ¨πŸ­πŸŽˆ

HaPpY Birthday, Marquise & Zachary!!! πŸŽ‚πŸŽ

Happy birthday

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Curbside... ha! We got drop off service from KFC. Special thank you to manager Kay Peirce and all the staff that prepared the food. Thank you very much for the meal and effort! ... See MoreSee Less

Curbside... ha! We got drop off service from KFC. Special thank you to manager Kay Peirce  and all the staff that prepared the food. Thank you very much for the meal and effort!Image attachment

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Yummy

Sue Polk Smith

Be a better influence to the public and wear your masks

Awesome

Good to see you guys are getting taken care of Deputy Cline and Deputy Green.

Kay Pierce thank you!!

Sue!

Awesome

Awesome

Awesome!!!

It was delicious, huge thank you to all the KFC staff.

So nice

SWEET BLESSINGS:)

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Today’s social distancing reminder is brought to you by HPD Corporal Wes Douglas*, and District 5 Officer Martin Urrutty, who is 6 feet tall.

And yes, he made it! (we have the video). Please keep at least 6 feet apart.

We would also like to send a shout-out to The Home Depot, who donated PPE to the department in support of our public service mission. Thanks folks!

*(2017 World Police & Fire Games bronze medalist in a semi-vacant parking lot; do not attempt at home)
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Today’s social distancing reminder is brought to you by HPD Corporal Wes Douglas*, and District 5 Officer Martin Urrutty, who is 6 feet tall. 

And yes, he made it! (we have the video). Please keep at least 6 feet apart.

We would also like to send a shout-out to The Home Depot, who donated PPE to the department in support of our public service mission. Thanks folks!

*(2017 World Police & Fire Games bronze medalist in a semi-vacant parking lot; do not attempt at home)Image attachmentImage attachment

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Ah yes placing people within 18 inches of each other without masks, the best way to represent social distancing

All of those PPEs should go to healthcare workers and other essential workers, like home depot staff and workers at other stores. Not to defenders of the leisure class.

Anybody else notice he was laying closer to the camera than the ramp is set up? Don’t believe me? Ok look at the shadows and his shadow and the picture angle. Lol

Hey Jason Dispanet remember when we tried something similar years and years ago?... turned out a bit different.

Too scared to actually pull it off.. πŸ˜‚

Lets keep cycling these roads and keep morons at home.

I love the. Very creative.

Did TD Hoover approve this?

W😯W! STUNTMEN

You need a cape.πŸ˜‚πŸ˜

Katie Carter Rooney your boys are learning job skills for the future...

Seriously this is funny? Wasting tax payers money.

That's halarious

Pauld Johnson hey this could be Grumpy Drew and Blake.

Nice helmet πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚

Madeson Smyth. Cops+bikes = cool. See

Matt Bot Soda

This is why women live longer!!🀣🀣

But he was like a foot above him!? πŸ€”

Scott Boykin lay down and let me try this. πŸ˜‚

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Owner has been located

*** Found items ***

This set of keys was located yesterday (4/5/2020) on the walking trail at Eastham Dog Park off of Luray Ave. If these keys are yours please call the Warren County Sheriff’s Office at 540-635-4128.
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Owner has been located

*** Found items ***

This set of keys was located yesterday (4/5/2020) on the walking trail at Eastham Dog Park off of Luray Ave. If these keys are yours please call the Warren County Sheriff’s Office at 540-635-4128.Image attachment

The HPD family would like to provide a positive distraction and show our residents that we are still finding ways to stay connected with our community. We have been working hard on various upcoming community events promoting the Statewide Stay at Home Order and CDC Social Distancing while engaging our community.

Today’s demonstration involves a lighthearted mission and somewhat of a fun distraction from current events. Here, HPD operators test a ramp system to deploy the department’s ICOR Mini robot to a lucky Harrisonburg family. The package to be delivered includes lunch donated by Jersey Mike’s Subs, to a lucky Harrisonburg family recommended by Boys & Girls Clubs of Harrisonburg-Rockingham. This family received a much-appreciated meal, and a front row seat to what will hopefully become a beneficial initiative in the community while providing vital proficiency training for the team.

Stay Safe and Stay Home!
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Thank you guys, you made their day, they were so happy

I don’t know who thought of this but they’re a genius! What an amazing and inspiring exchange for a kid ! Thank you all for going above and beyond for the kids and families in our community they will never forget this!

Wonderful act of kindness.

Very uplifting - made their day!!

You guys are simply awesome! Thank you!

Well done, HPD!!

Highlight of their day!

Great job HPD.

That would have been awesome to see in person

Robot savy!!!! Love it πŸ‡ΊπŸ‡Έβ€πŸ‡ΊπŸ‡Έ

Thank you πŸ™πŸ˜˜πŸ˜­β€οΈ

yes sir

Shirley Y Michael Morales

Savannah Meadows it’s what you seen!

This is a moronic stunt. Even before this crisis, over 65% of Harrisonburg residents were ALICE. (Asset Limited, Income Constrained, and Employed.) There are likely hundreds of hungry children in this city and hundreds of elderly poor in the city who live by themselves and are isolated without any source of income or food. The city of Harrisonburg spends close to $12,582,108‬ on the police department including $4,660,460 on "police administration" (source City of Harrisonburg Virginia Budget for the Fiscal Year July 1, 2019 to June 30, 2020) while the city starves. The city also spends $2,496,895 on Middle River Regional Jail, and an unspecified chunk of $8,649,898 on "joint operations" with Rockingham County on the Harrisonburg-Rockingham Jail. (The 2020 budget notes a $222,000 increase in city spending on "joint operations", "due to the city's share of capital outlay for a replacement roof at the jail...") $322,432 of the city's budget goes to the Shenandoah Valley Juvenile Center which made national news for abusing immigrant children. (www.usatoday.com/story/news/nation/2018/06/22/immigrant-children-shenandoah-valley-juvenile-cente...) When the regional jail authority paid Moseley Architects $142,515 [hburgcitizen.com/2019/08/27/as-preparations-for-expansion-continue-middle-river-regional-jail-beg...] to study the local jail in preparation for an aborted plan to expand local jail facility, they found that "Probation Violators and persons admitted to jail for violating conditions of supervision represent one of the largest categories of offenders admitted and confined in Regional Jail", that "Just under half of cases were classified in misdemeanor status", that " 25.2% of persons were admitted with “revocation of suspended sentence” recorded as the offense for which they were admitted to jail – by far the single largest offense category. " and "Approximately half (53.6%) of the sample had current charge/conviction severity codes reported as 'low' severity offenses." 20.5% were in jail for drug charges, the second most frequently reported charge behind probation violation. Only 22.1% of the prison population was confined for either a violent crime or a person crime charge. The un-sentenced awaiting trial, or pretrial population comprised 37.3% of the total population, and the total awaiting trial population was 61.2%. The report also notes that our local jail population is "older ... than many local jails in the Commonwealth" and that "many offenders are 'revolving door' jail offenders ... with substantial substance abuse/mental health issues that are associated with repeated criminal behavior and contribute to the jail's 'revolving door''. (www.valleyjusticecoalition.org/wp-content/uploads/CBCP-2014-12-20.pdf) This is a local public health catastrophe waiting to happen. For those who don't understand why, please take the time to read this Wired article. www.wired.com/story/coronavirus-covid-19-jails-prisons/ in August 2014, when HPD sucessfully asked for another 30 grand from Harrisonburg City Council to renovate the military surplus MRAP featured in this video, the comments section of WHSV - TV3 was overwhelmingly full of negative and critical comments from local residents of all walks of life. " There is no reason for them to need/have this. It's a MILITARY vehicle for MILITARY use. Common police do not need these. If things get that out of hand you can call in the military and let them use their vehicles & such. If police get to have military grade defense machines for their protection then the American people should be allowed to have military grade weapons for our protection". "We couldn't spend this money on schools, teachers, hell even just more police?" " A militarized police state is not advantageous to the community! Law enforcement is in fact very poorly trained and is not qualified for such operations!" "A waste[.]" "If I thought we needed one of these things then I hope someone would remind me of the definition of paranoia." "BUT BUT ...... hpd REALLY wants to look cool when they go mudden ......" "Hmmm I say that if they get it you will see more abuse of power and more excuses to use this item when it is not needed the police are dangerous enough without it. So hell no[.]" "Give the city this, and the government wants to take away our 2nd amendment rights ????" 'An army of principles can penetrate where an army of soldiers cannot.' ~Thomas Paine[.]" "This is all just so they can form a police state. Its happening everywhere." "This is a waste of resources we have an excellent National Guard that could be called upon if a vehicle like this were needed[.]" "hell no what are they gonna do with it?overpower college students?" Its Harrisonburg not Afghanistan !!!!" This is just a fraction of the negative comments from local residents that this expenditure provoked. [www.facebook.com/WHSV.TV/photos/the-harrisonburg-police-department-is-asking-the-city-council-for...] Yes, the family in this video probably desperately needed food, and I'm glad they got it. (And there's no reason to turn this stunt into a crass product placement aside from the cynical logic of "public-private partnership".) One bag of Jersey Mike's is not going to help thousands of Harrisonburg's workers who are being driven even further into poverty by this crisis. The CEO of Jersey Mike's has a net worth of over $300 million while Jersey Mike's employees work under hazardous conditions, exposing themselves to COVID-19, putting themselves and their families at risk of death for poverty wages. Retail supermarkets in the US waste around 43 billion pounds of food every year, and restaurantswaste another 22 to 33 billion pounds (Sources: www.nrdc.org/sites/default/files/wasted-food-IP.pdf, foodprint.org/issues/the-problem-of-food-waste/) What we need is not these sort of wasteful propaganda stunts, but an actual democratic redistribution of resources. The best way to achieve that is by putting the economy directly under the democratic control of the working people who produce said resources. The real irony here is that police officers are putting themselves at very high risk for COVID-19 exposure in the course of doing their jobs, jailing their fellow wage laborers while the Wall Street speculators such as Diane Feinstein and Orville Platt who profited off of this crisis go free, and protecting the "property rights" of real estate speculators who sit on abandoned hospitals as thousands die from this plague. I have no illusion that this comment won't be deleted but I'm sure there are one or two cops reading this who understand there is some truth to what I'm saying. Maybe you signed up because you wanted to help your community, and now you're going out every day risking exposure while your supervisors and administrators make a much greater salary to sit comfortably at their desks and do nothing. The good news is you don't have to do this. You can throw down your badges any time and rejoin the rest of the working class in demanding an end to capitalist dictatorship. One thing is certain, this is a "distraction", but it isn't a positive one

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TUESDAY, APRIL 7 - ALL I-81 SOUTHBOUND LANES BETWEEN EXITS 213 AND 205 TO CLOSE FOR TWO HOURS ON APRIL 7 FOR CRASH INVESTIGATION

STAUNTON – All Interstate 81 southbound lanes between exits 213 and 205 are scheduled to be closed from about 8 a.m. to 10 a.m. on the morning of Tuesday, April 7, for Virginia State Police to investigate a recent crash in southern Augusta County.

I-81 southbound motorists will detour at exit 213A, take Route 11 (Lee-Jackson Highway) south into Rockbridge County, and then take Route 606 (Raphine Road) west to return to the interstate at exit 205.

Traffic alerts and traveler information can be obtained by dialing 511. Traffic alerts and traveler information also are available at www.511Virginia.org.
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TUESDAY, APRIL 7 - ALL I-81 SOUTHBOUND LANES BETWEEN EXITS 213 AND 205 TO CLOSE FOR TWO HOURS ON APRIL 7 FOR CRASH INVESTIGATION

STAUNTON – All Interstate 81 southbound lanes between exits 213 and 205 are scheduled to be closed from about 8 a.m. to 10 a.m. on the morning of Tuesday, April 7, for Virginia State Police to investigate a recent crash in southern Augusta County.

 I-81 southbound motorists will detour at exit 213A, take Route 11 (Lee-Jackson Highway) south into Rockbridge County, and then take Route 606 (Raphine Road) west to return to the interstate at exit 205.

 Traffic alerts and traveler information can be obtained by dialing 511. Traffic alerts and traveler information also are available at http://www.511Virginia.org.

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Everyone should stay home anyway, right?

Is this a different crash from the one that happened ten days ago??

That was funny Greg

The Staunton Police Department would like to thank all of the extremely generous community members that have donated supplies and meals to our organization. There are far too many donors to name individually, but please know that we are so grateful for your support!

Below are just some of the items that have been donated to us by members of our community.
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The Staunton Police Department would like to thank all of the extremely generous community members that have donated supplies and meals to our organization.  There are far too many donors to name individually, but please know that we are so grateful for your support!

Below are just some of the items that have been donated to us by members of our community.Image attachmentImage attachment

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Thank you for continuing to keep us safe! May God bless all of you and keep you safe.

Thanks to you and prayers always

NEWS RELEASE

UPDATE- The outage has been resolved and all phone lines are now operational.

The Staunton Police Department is currently experiencing an outage of all administrative and non-emergency telephone lines. At this time, the outage is not affecting 911 calls. Please call us at 911 if you need law enforcement, fire, or rescue services.

We will provide updates as more information is available. Thank you for your patience.
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Federal Trade CommissionYou’ve probably heard the news by now – the government is sending out relief checks as part of the federal response to the Coronavirus. Scammers heard the same thing, and they’re hoping to cash in on yours.

The details of how this will all work are still coming together, but we do know a few things about how this will – and will not – work. For now, here are some things to know: go.usa.gov/xvCz3
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We’ve received lots of questions about Governor Hogan’s order & how this affects those that work in Maryland. This post from the Maryland State Police answers a lot of those questions.Maryland State Police Superintendent Colonel Woodrow Jones III has directed troopers to continue their public education and enforcement efforts regarding the Governor’s Executive Orders and last night issued specific instructions regarding the stay-at-home order. Those instructions are as follows:

- Enforcement of the expanded Governor’s Executive Order will be conducted by Maryland state troopers. However, troopers will not make traffic stops simply to ask drivers where they are going to determine if their travel is essential or not.

- If, in the course of the regular performance of his/her duties, such as during a crash investigation or a traffic stop, the trooper develops information indicating the individual was engaged in non-essential travel, enforcement action can be taken, in consultation with the state’s attorney’s office in that jurisdiction.

- While it is not necessary for drivers in Maryland to have documentation about the purpose of travel, having such documentation may help resolve questions.

- Troopers will continue to initiate enforcement action when a business or group of more than 10 people is observed in violation of the Governor’s Executive Order.

- The Order does not prohibit people from going to the store to get groceries or prescriptions, seeking medical attention at an urgent care facility, getting cleaning or laundry supplies. In addition, the Order does not prevent people from going out to get necessities for pets or other livestock.

- The Order allows for travel to care for a family member, friend, pets, etc. Citizens are also permitted to travel for transporting family, friends, pet or livestock for essential health and safety activities.

- The Order also allows for travel to and from an educational institution to receive meals or instructional materials for distance learning.

- The Order allows for outdoor exercise activities (done in accordance to with social distancing guidelines issued by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention) and crowd gatherings of 10 people or less. However, such actives may not be done at a park that has been closed by state or local government.

- Restaurants can be visited if obtaining food for carry-out or drive-thru only.
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We’ve received lots of questions about Governor Hogan’s order & how this affects those that work in Maryland. This post from the Maryland State Police answers a lot of those questions.

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Doug Wargo

Said

Hamza

Dawn Warfield

Central Shenandoah Health District (CSHD)Earlier today Governor Northam issued Executive Order 55, "Temprary Stay at Home Order Due to Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19)." Read the full Executive Order here: www.governor.virginia.gov/media/governorvirginiagov/executive-actions/EO-55-Temporary-Stay-at-Hom... ... See MoreSee Less

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Sadly ,people still arent listining . Its pretty sad when the goverment has to issue stay at home orders, people are off from work , collages are closed and we are this like a vacation. Hangn out, parties, campgrounds in rockingham co.still allowing short term weekend campers anyways . i know a group of brcc kids that booked online sun before the stay home order. And called the campsite timberville / broadway area and they told them to come on . So, all these orders mean nothing because they arent being enforced

Word on the street has started that deputies are at checkpoints around Bridgewater/Dayton, wanting to know why people are out. THIS IS A GROSS misinterpretation of the Governor's Order. It is not for the police to stop people and decide what is essential - and this CSHD poster gets it wrong. The Order is clear about what is allowed, and far more is allowed than the poster suggests. The citizen decides what is essential within the limits of the whole Order, not a short version on a poster. I suggest that people educate themselves by what the Governor published, including the Frequently Asked Questions. I am a supporter of government and police. I am not a supporter of poorly educated people who take it on themselves to misinterpret and oversimplify rights (and responsibilities). www.virginia.gov/coronavirus/faq/?fbclid=IwAR2tkcqKGiVX0nTql6eURghjQuWhJWE-zfyiO9cm5IT7cO7PCNqhLt...

At this time, there is one confirmed case of Coronavirus in Clarke County.
In cooperation with the State and Federal 30 day extension of social distancing, the Clarke County Board of Supervisors, the Clarke County Sheriff’s Department and the EMA are requesting your help in slowing the spread of the Coronavirus.
β€’ Avoid gatherings of more than 10 people. No athletic events or other social gatherings. Just because people are off work does not mean it is a time to gather for fun. Please stay at home out of public groups if at all possible.
β€’ Restrict visitation to long-term care facilities, such as nursing homes.
β€’ Discretionary travel and social visits should be avoided. Only travel when necessary for food or prescription purchases, medical treatment or emergency.
β€’ Use drive-through, pickup and delivery options for local restaurants.
β€’ If anyone in a household tests positive for the virus, everyone who lives there should stay home. Self-isolate for at least 14 days.

It is still essential that everyone continues to practice basic preventative measures:
β€’ Wash your hands frequently and thoroughly
β€’ Avoid touching your eyes, mouth and nose
β€’ Cover your coughs and sneezes
β€’ Clean surfaces and objects that are touched regularly
β€’ Stay home if you do become sick

Sheriff Todd Kemp requests that all citizens in Clarke County comply with these guidelines and continue to act accordingly.
The Mississippi State Department of Health’s website is a primary resource for information on coronavirus. If you have additional questions, you are also encouraged to call the MSDH COVID-19 hotline, 877-978-6453
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I hope y’all can patrol some more in Shubuta at night. Especially from midnight to 4am. Lots of people running around... neighbors have had gas stolen...

There was a big big party on love road Friday night should have been broken up and everyone sent home

Praying

To all news and media,

Please see attachment of the postponement until further date and time from Martinsburg WV Elks Lodge 778 for Law and Safety Dinner and award Ceremony.

A N N O U N C E M E N T

Amid concerns over the spread of the novel coronavirus, West Virginia Governor Jim Justice has issued precautionary directions. Accordingly, Martinsburg Elks Lodge 778 will postpone the popular Law & Safety Day event at this time. It will be re-scheduled in its entirety at a future date. Thank you, in advance for adjusting to any inconveniences this may cause your agency.

This decision is being made for the health and welfare of our Lodge members as well as to allow your agencies to devote full attention to our communities and citizens.

Thank you!
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Joseph Smith has been arrested and charged with shooting across Highway. ... See MoreSee Less

Joseph Smith has been arrested and charged with shooting across Highway.

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I can tell you this sheriffs department is a joke. You can beat a woman with a baseball bat and get away with it. Pretty sure as long as Marcus shows up. Hell rob a bank and shoot a cop they dont care if it's not monday thru Friday from 8 to 5 your good. Cause marcus is trash ass officer. Tommy has them under his control and does meth with them

Good 😑 Great job Clarke County Sheriffs Department πŸ™πŸ™β€οΈ

"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

Thank you for getting him off the streets, someone could of been killed!

Thank you Clarke county sheriffs department!

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.

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!!!

Play stupid games, win stupid prizes. Way to go CCSO & community members!

Awesome! Way to go CCSD

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.

Good! I hope he learns a lesson!!

Great job!

Y’all must not be passin out awards now a days huh #TopFlightSecurity

Great job !!!!

Little pansy punk! Hopefully he gets made an example.

Thank you!!!

Can't imagine how they caught this master criminal...

way to go LEO!

He looks messed up.

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.

Good job.

Good job keep up the good work

I bet he won't video anything else and put on FB?????

I thought he said that the video was old and he serves 33 days in juvy for it?? Guess that was a lie.

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