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2 hours ago

Virginia State Police

As you know, our Lodge brings a little joy to the area's less fortunate children at Christmas with our "Cops & Kids" program.

We are currently in the process of finalizing some details and are asking for your assistance during our current fundraiser!

Donations raised will go to helping bring smiles to all the kiddos during the holiday season!

What is Cops & Kids, you ask? Well it’s the greatest event ever when Uniformed law enforcement officers unite from Loudoun County Sheriff's Office Fairfax County Police Department Fairfax County Sheriff Leesburg Police Department, Leesburg VA Virginia State Police Virginia Department of Game and Inland Fisheries And MWAA Police donate their time to take 100+ selected "at risk" children, ranging in ages 5-10, Christmas shopping in hopes of making their Christmas special. The children are then escorted from a breakfast with Santa in a convoy of lights and sirens over to Target at Dulles28!

The children are selected by Loudoun County Public Schools. They come from all walks of life and differing circumstances, but all are faced with financial limitations in their homes.

Our mission is to promote a positive law enforcement image with these children. Children need to experience officers as caring people who are willing to provide positive support. In supporting this project, we hope that we can make a real difference to the lives of vulnerable young people. Improving the connections between responsible adults and young people is the core element of effective crime prevention and deterring negative, delinquent behaviors and encouraging achievement. It helps leave a lasting impression of law enforcement with kids who sometimes don’t see police in a positive way. Youth may make up 25 percent of society, but they make up 100 percent of the future!

All funds for the program are donated by our many generous local businesses and residents. All donations are tax-deductible through the Loudoun Dulles Lodge 69 Charitable Foundation, Inc., a 501(c)(3) organization.

Nothing represents the spirit of Christmas more than giving!

Donations are gladly accepted. Donations can be mailed or made in person at either one of the events or email the FOP at for assistance.
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Another good, no, GREAT news story about law enforcement and responders to their communities!!

You go Va, nothing wrong with starting early🙏👮‍♂️🐶

Way to go VSP

2 hours ago

Winchester Police Department

Come out and support our Volunteers in Policing this Saturday!Please pass the word! Coming this Saturday the 19th. ... See MoreSee Less

Come out and support our Volunteers in Policing this Saturday!

4 hours ago

The Winchester Star

Tomorrow in The Star (10/16): Clarke County names Chris Boies as its next county administrator, Mickey Powell reports.

The Winchester Economic Development Authority discusses the need for a traffic study before City Council possibly closes a section of Boscawen Street (pictured), Brian Brehm writes.

Also, while overall Advanced Placement (AP) test participation has increased among Handley High School students, black students fell behind in both performance and participation, Anna Merod reports.

Pictured: Pedestrians cross Boscawen Street Tuesday afternoon while walking on the Loudoun Street Mall.

Photo by Scott Mason/For The Winchester Star
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Tomorrow in The Star (10/16): Clarke County names Chris Boies as its next county administrator, Mickey Powell reports.

The Winchester Economic Development Authority discusses the need for a traffic study before City Council possibly closes a section of Boscawen Street (pictured), Brian Brehm writes.

Also, while overall Advanced Placement (AP) test participation has increased among Handley High School students, black students fell behind in both performance and participation, Anna Merod reports. 

Pictured: Pedestrians cross Boscawen Street Tuesday afternoon while walking on the Loudoun Street Mall.

Photo by Scott Mason/For The Winchester Star

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Congratulations Chris Boies

Barbie Miller

A few recap photos from the two-day TSSi tactical training expo and SWAT competition at the HPD training grounds last week... ... See MoreSee Less

The WCSO always enjoys our visit’s with the residents and caretakers at Heritage Hall! October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month and yesterday we had the pleasure of spending some time with these wonderful citizens raising awareness for the cause. ... See MoreSee Less

The WCSO always enjoys our visit’s with the residents and caretakers at Heritage Hall!  October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month and yesterday we had the pleasure of spending some time with these wonderful citizens raising awareness for the cause.Image attachment

Over the past month, WPD has responded to 13 homes for reports of burglary. In comparison to the first eight months of 2019, the Department saw an average of four incidents per month. The following safety tips can help protect your home and belongings:

• Keep your doors and windows locked at all times, even when you are home.
• If someone is at your door, verify who it is before opening it.
• Do not display expensive items that are within view from the outside.
• Record or register items in your home that have serial numbers.
• While away from home, make it appear that someone is home by utilizing lights inside and outside.
• If you have a security system, activate it at night and while away.

Full story at www.winchesterpolice.org/news/winchester-police-see-increase-residential-break-ins
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Over the past month, WPD has responded to 13 homes for reports of burglary. In comparison to the first eight months of 2019, the Department saw an average of four incidents per month. The following safety tips can help protect your home and belongings:

• Keep your doors and windows locked at all times, even when you are home.
• If someone is at your door, verify who it is before opening it.
• Do not display expensive items that are within view from the outside.
• Record or register items in your home that have serial numbers.
• While away from home, make it appear that someone is home by utilizing lights inside and outside. 
• If you have a security system, activate it at night and while away.

Full story at https://www.winchesterpolice.org/news/winchester-police-see-increase-residential-break-ins

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Also, keep home protection

It would be nice if there was a map of where the break ins occurred 👍🏻

HPD Investigates Credit Card Fraud

Harrisonburg, Va. – The Harrisonburg Police Department (HPD) is seeking information regarding a credit card fraud. On October 6th, a Harrisonburg city resident was at the Smithland Road Dog Park when her purse was stolen from her vehicle. Multiple items of value were in the purse, including a bank card. Shortly after the theft occurred, the victim’s bank card was used at various businesses around Harrisonburg. Officers retrieved surveillance footage of the fraudulent transactions from some of the businesses; attached are still photos from that footage.

Anyone with information related to this case is encouraged to contact HPD’s Major Crimes Unit at 540-437-2640. Any information that leads to the arrest of an offender or the recovery of stolen property is eligible for a cash pay-out through the Crime Solvers program. Those who wish to remain anonymous can contact Crime Solvers by calling 540-574-5050 or by texting “HPD” plus their tip to CRIMES (274637).
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HPD Investigates Credit Card Fraud

Harrisonburg, Va. – The Harrisonburg Police Department (HPD) is seeking information regarding a credit card fraud. On October 6th, a Harrisonburg city resident was at the Smithland Road Dog Park when her purse was stolen from her vehicle.  Multiple items of value were in the purse, including a bank card. Shortly after the theft occurred, the victim’s bank card was used at various businesses around Harrisonburg. Officers retrieved surveillance footage of the fraudulent transactions from some of the businesses; attached are still photos from that footage.

Anyone with information related to this case is encouraged to contact HPD’s Major Crimes Unit at 540-437-2640. Any information that leads to the arrest of an offender or the recovery of stolen property is eligible for a cash pay-out through the Crime Solvers program. Those who wish to remain anonymous can contact Crime Solvers by calling 540-574-5050 or by texting “HPD” plus their tip to CRIMES (274637).Image attachmentImage attachment

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Looks to me like that guy has the same shoes on as the guy who robbed Jiffee Mart in Staunton

Are these two thugs?

Get jobs thugs

Scums

Thug thieves

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Weekly Media Release for 10/15/19

19-00030322
On 10/8/19 a fifteen (15) year old juvenile was charged with grand larceny. Court date set for 11/21/19 at 10:45 AM in Shenandoah County JDR Court.

19-00055852
On 10/9/19 Larry Little Johnson Jr of Basye, VA was arrested for second degree murder. Court date set for 11/21/19 at 9:00 AM in Shenandoah County JDR Court.

19-00056940 and 19-00057051
On 10/10/19 Chris Eugene Holloway of Woodstock, VA was arrested for shoplifting and grand larceny. Court date set for 12/13/19 at 11:00 AM in Shenandoah County GD Court.

19-00058088
On 10/10/19 Ira Lee Campbell of Edinburg, VA was charged with assault and battery on a family member. Court date set for 11/21/19 at 9:00 AM in Shenandoah County JDR Court.

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On 10/11/19 Timothy Wayne Nesselrodt of Timberville, VA was charged with reckless handling of a firearm. Court date set for 11/22/19 at 9:00 AM in Shenandoah County GD Court.

19-00058234
On 10/11/19 Darrell Thomas Haun of Toms Brook, VA was charged with two (2) counts of reckless handling of a firearm. Court date set for 11/15/19 at 2:00 PM in Shenandoah County GD Court.

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13 hours ago

Shenandoah County Sheriff's Office

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NEWS RELEASE

On October 12, 2019 at approximately 10:30pm a robbery was reported at the Jiffee Mart, 806 Grubert Ave. An employee reported that a male brandished a knife before stealing an undisclosed amount of money from the business. The suspect is described as a male wearing dark clothing.

Another employee reported being assaulted by a second suspect outside of the business. That employee received minor injuries as a result of the altercation.

Anyone with information about this incident is asked to call either the Staunton Police Department at 540.332.3842 or Crimestoppers at 1.800.322.2017.
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NEWS RELEASE 

On October 12, 2019 at approximately 10:30pm a robbery was reported at the Jiffee Mart, 806 Grubert Ave.  An employee reported that a male brandished a knife before stealing an undisclosed amount of money from the business.  The suspect is described as a male wearing dark clothing.

Another employee reported being assaulted by a second suspect outside of the business.  That employee received minor injuries as a result of the altercation.

Anyone with information about this incident is asked to call either the Staunton Police Department at 540.332.3842 or Crimestoppers at 1.800.322.2017.Image attachment

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Was this believed to be two males, females, one of each? Was anything else besides money taken? This lacks so much detail and why is this Tuesday and we now hearing about it?

Vick I am so sorry I am glad no one was hurt badly I hope they catch them

can not run far from there!

Gun beats knife!Just saying!

Someone should know those shoes

And we just now hearing about it.

Dennis it’s on Grubert Ave. on the right just after you turn off Churchville Ave.

Where is this establishment?

Let's pass it on and catch them

Truth! Why now?

Anthony Sawyers

Benjamin E. Bottoms

Deborah Bolen Erin Dorr

Sarah Rockwell.. 🙁

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I was asked to share this chicken bbq on Thursday, 10/17 for Austin Arbaugh at Weyers Cave Volunteer Fire Department. Chicken will be ready by noon. You can pre-order by calling the numbers on the attached picture.

Austin was injured during a motor vehicle accident while working in an ambulance for the county while transporting a patient. All proceeds will go towards his medical expenses and being out of work now for an unknown amount of time while he recovers from his injuries.
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I was asked to share this chicken bbq on Thursday, 10/17 for Austin Arbaugh at Weyers Cave Volunteer Fire Department.  Chicken will be ready by noon.  You can pre-order by calling the numbers on the attached picture.

Austin was injured during a motor vehicle accident while working in an ambulance for the county while transporting a patient.  All proceeds will go towards his medical expenses and being out of work now for an unknown amount of time while he recovers from his injuries.

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Thank you for sharing!!!

Is there any way to donate directly if one doesn't need the bbq?

#smithonthe5th !!

1 day ago

Augusta County Sheriff's Office - Sheriff Donald L. Smith

We enjoyed attending the annual NAACP banquet again this year Saturday evening. Thank you for the invitation.2019 Staunton Branch NAACP 73rd Annual Freedom Fund Banquet ... See MoreSee Less

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Thank you for your support each year!

2 days ago

Warren County Sheriff's Office

Check out this video from the Humane Society!

Humane Society of Warren County
Thought we'd showcase a few of our wonderful kitties today. These are most of our available cats. If you see one you like come on down and adopt him/her.
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Fall Triad Conference Information

Angel Tree Sign Up Information

--Stanley Fire Hall 5-8pm, Oct 17
--Father's Heart Worship Center, 493 Hamburg Road, Luray 9:30-11:30am Oct 21
--Shenandoah Community Cntr 5-8pm, Oct 22
Bring income and expense information. And Bring ID!
Please share!!!
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4 days ago

Rockingham County Sheriff's Office - VA

Fugitive Files:
DANIEL EUGENE DAVIS JR.
DOB: May 1974
Last Known Address: Elkton, VA
Wanted For: Circuit Court Capias (Fail to Appear), District Court Capias (Fail to Appear)
Anyone with information on the whereabouts of this individual is asked to contact the Rockingham County Sheriff's Office at (540) 564-3800.
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Fugitive Files:
DANIEL EUGENE DAVIS JR.
DOB: May 1974
Last Known Address: Elkton, VA
Wanted For: Circuit Court Capias (Fail to Appear), District Court Capias (Fail to Appear)
Anyone with information on the whereabouts of this individual is asked to contact the Rockingham County Sheriffs Office at (540) 564-3800.

ARRESTED:

JENNINGS SHAWN GROGG who was featured on Fugitive Files September 10, 2019 has been arrested. GROGG was wanted on a Circuit Court Capias.
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ARRESTED:

JENNINGS SHAWN GROGG who was featured on Fugitive Files September 10, 2019 has been arrested.  GROGG was wanted on a Circuit Court Capias.

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Thanks for nabbing this perp

Upcoming Delays on North Queen Street (US 11) in Berkeley County

The West Virginia Division of Highways advises motorists of upcoming delays on North Queen Street (US 11) in Berkeley County beginning as early as Monday, October 7, 2019.

Work will start at the intersection of Pennsylvania Avenue and will continue South to E. Stephen Street.

Work will be performed between the hours of 7:00 AM and 5:30 PM, Monday through Thursday.

These delays are necessary for signal renovation work.
Work will be performed under the direction of flaggers. Motorists are advised to travel with caution through the work zone.

Exact schedule is weather dependent but work should be complete in eight weeks.
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So cazy should be done t another time of day not when so much going on and so busy. People dont use their head any more . They need get out there and fix other roads befor starting some thing else. But thats Martinsburg for u.

would be nice for the high st underpass to be finished already....good lord

This will be really thrilling with the school buses too... I'm sure someone already said that but my comments aren't loading

About fixing the one at Winchester Ave. And King Street. The settings on that one are all jacked up!!!!!!!!!!

I want to know when they are going to repave the streets. Driving down Queen Street is like riding over a giant old time wash board!

Yeah lets pick the busiest times during the f*cking day to do road work because we cant possibly work at night time 🙄 WV is the biggest joke when it comes to common sense

Let’s just shut Martinsburg down can’t travel High St to the underpass, ain’t nobody got time for all of this and work time is 7:30 5:30 busy times of the day

I hate to see how you can get around when there is a accident on interstate especially if it has to be shutdown

How about finishing the work at the Burke Street Underpass before starting anything else. Been almost TWO YEARS now...😑

Why would you do this during the busyest time of day??? And not over night??

Anybody want to have a parking lot party for when there’s an accident on 81? Lol

I feel like people would complain if their ice cream was cold... good lord...

Cyndi Laidlow

U people are a joke

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NEWS RELEASE

On October 2, 2019 at approximately 9pm a robbery was reported in the 1200-block of Stuart St. A male victim was assaulted by multiple suspects and an undisclosed amount of money was stolen. The victim was subsequently transported to Augusta Health to be treated for non-life-threatening injuries.

Anyone with information about this incident is asked to call either the Staunton Police Department at 540.332.3842 or Crimestoppers at 1.800.322.2017.
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We live in the area and this is very unsettling. We always think our little neighborhood is so safe, hope the victim is doing okay. Keep us updated please!

Thanks for posting . I’m sure your detectives will solve and uphold the law

Let me add that a month ago I had a situation at 3:30 am. Someone was in my back yard trying to get in. Then went around to front. I put light on and got pics while on the phone but with 911. I was also armed with s very angry dog. I gave clear warning that if a breach occurred he would be shot. SPD was great with 4 cars arriving. It turned out to be my next door neighbor totally intoxicated. What is bad on my part is that at night we go to bed totally unprepared for a fire or intruder. I have also taken stock of things around my property and house to better offer safety for both me and first responders. So think about ways to fortify your doors. Don't put phone on airplane mode at night and other things that people personally affect you. Just be vigilant especially if you have to go outside at night.

I believe we do need more info from police. Is this a gang getting into the neighborhood. Kids, adults. This allegedly happened where Peck and Stewart Converge.

Prayers

Well if we knew what these suspects looked like that would help allot!!

if this is another senior/ homeless hit... then... we might need to start looking out for them

Deborah Bolen

Wow really it takes multiple punks to get what they want? It's really sad that staunton has trash like this but I guess they can't make it in a real city. You will be found and get what's coming to you.

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A special thanks to William Perry Elementary School and Principal Tammy Hipes and staff for inviting Waynesboro Police to celebrate National Coffee with a Cop Day. ... See MoreSee Less

A special thanks to William Perry Elementary School and Principal Tammy Hipes and staff for inviting Waynesboro Police to celebrate National Coffee with a Cop Day.Image attachment

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Thank you WPD! Special shout out to Sgt. Smith

Thanks to all the officers and to William Perry Elementary School!

Yay ms. Tammy

Look at Chris

Girard!! The man

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The Martinsburg Police Department is asking for the public's assistance in identifying the below females. On September 22, 2019, they used stolen credit cards at Walgreens and Walmart. The credit cards were stolen from a car while parked at the Rec Center on Woodbury Ave. Entry was gained to the car by breaking out the side window and a purse was stolen. It is unknown at this time if the females that used the stolen cards broke into the car. Anyone with information is asked to contact Ptlm Staub at 304-264-2100. ... See MoreSee Less

The Martinsburg Police Department is asking for the publics assistance in identifying the below females.  On September 22, 2019, they used stolen credit cards at Walgreens and Walmart.  The credit cards were stolen from a car while parked at the Rec Center on Woodbury Ave.  Entry was gained to the car by breaking out the side window and a purse was stolen.  It is unknown at this time if the females that used the stolen cards broke into the car.  Anyone with information is asked to contact Ptlm Staub at 304-264-2100.Image attachment

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Someone in Martinsburg and probably Berkeley County Schools should recognize these girls.

The images are terrible..someone needs to invest in better cameras

It's just as much Walmart and Walgreens fault they should ask for ID like they used to then anybody couldn't just use your card SMH

first problem here....someone left their purse in their car....that's a no no no matter where your parked

Is it me, or does it look a mother and daughter in those photos...They look so much alike..

Does one have a puppy under her jacket?

Shouldn't of left Your Purse in Plain Sight in Car Ya Big Dummy!

But my baby didn’t do nuffin

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UPDATE:
Investigating Deputies have concluded their investigation into the pedestrian struck hit and run traffic crash that occurred on Edwin Miller Blvd in the early morning hours of Friday, September 27, 2019. The suspect driver contacted law enforcement and has been identified. It was determined that the pedestrian and the driver each committed chargeable violations and further action is currently pending.

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The Berkeley County Sheriff's Office is seeking assistance from the public in identifying a vehicle involved in a hit and run accident on the morning of September 27th. At approximately 1:45 am on that date, a vehicle struck a pedestrian in the 2000 block of Edwin Miller Boulevard.

The pedestrian was transported to Berkeley Medical Center and is expected to recover. A driver's side mirror was recovered at the scene and is believed to have come from the suspect vehicle.

Please contact Sgt. A. Burns at (304) 267-7000 if you have any information on the accident.
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UPDATE: 
Investigating Deputies have concluded their investigation into the pedestrian struck hit and run traffic crash that occurred on Edwin Miller Blvd in the early morning hours of Friday, September 27, 2019.  The suspect driver contacted law enforcement and has been identified.  It was determined that the pedestrian and the driver each committed chargeable violations and further action is currently pending.

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The Berkeley County Sheriffs Office is seeking assistance from the public in identifying a vehicle involved in a hit and run accident on the morning of September 27th. At approximately 1:45 am on that date, a vehicle struck a pedestrian in the 2000 block of Edwin Miller Boulevard. 

The pedestrian was transported to Berkeley Medical Center and is expected to recover. A drivers side mirror was recovered at the scene and is believed to have come from the suspect vehicle.

Please contact Sgt. A. Burns at (304) 267-7000 if you have any information on the accident.

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Alice Slifer Lantz , I’m so glad that you just added this comment. Apparently you and so many other people don’t realize that Edwin Miller Boulevard is a business and residential district. From the road all you see is businesses. Behind all of those businesses are apartments complexes and housing all along that area. Many of those people don’t own vehicles and have to walk to get their groceries and medications. I always feel sad for them because it is dangerous for them to cross the roads. Once again the county’s main concern was development for businesses and not thinking about the local impact on residents. More traffic lights, sidewalks and crosswalks are badly needed at Edwin Miller Boulevard. I hope it doesn’t take someone’s death to see this.

Does anyone have any more information on this accident? My brother was KILLED in a hit and run that happened in the same area as this accident!! And the person who killed my brother is still out there!!! This accident could be caused by the SAME PERSON!! Does anyone have any info on this??

Prayers for pedestrian. I pray they catch who ever did this.

Prayers for the victim and Prayers someone is found

Oh my gosh.. Prayers for them

I would also try to educate the public...if you're needing to walk at night on busy roads have reflective shoes or tape to put on...both peds & drivers need to be responsible.

I hope they finger printed that mirror!! Really a heartless person to leave the scene! God knows exactly who you are and he will reveal you to the officers of the law

Why do people choose to walk and cross one of the busiest and most dangerous roads in Martinsburg?? Edwin Miller is like Foxcroft, only someone with a death wish would walk it or try to cross it. Even at the lights there is no crosswalk nor time enough to cross. I think for safety sake they should ban pedestrians one these two roads the same way they ban them on the interstates. The accidents are bad enough without pedestrians involved. ☹️

IS IT TIME TO GET CAMERAS AT THIS INTERSECTION NOW, SHERIFF KELLER???

Ok now here's a patern. I've given the local news WDMV a lead from the foodlion fellow walking in rt9 that was hit last month. Now it seems another one within a few miles. Ide say there probably related. Also if the person on the 27th was African American also. Ide also considers this could be a pattern of a hate crime.. ide like to think that's not the case.

People dont drive like they have since anymore. It's all about speeding ... to get no more. Cause you either wreck and hurt yourself or someone else.. I see people speeding all the time on foxcroft ave.. its ridiculous!!!

People also walk on the wrong side of traffic wearing dark colors .

Erin Elizabeth Waugh-Anderton

Kelly Lemon

Can you say what color the mirror was so we have an idea of what kind of car we’re looking for I hope you get that scumbag

I hope day get the drivers put in jail

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Dean Rolison was arrested on 9/27/19 for DUI 4th and Burglary. His bond was set at $10,000 for the DUI and $30,000 for the Burglary. Justice Court Judge Toby Bartee set the Bonds . Dean Rolison had a wreck on Hwy 11 just North of Enterprise where stolen items were located in his vehicle. The residence he burglarized was on CR 350. ... See MoreSee Less

Dean Rolison was arrested on 9/27/19 for DUI 4th and Burglary. His bond was set at $10,000 for the DUI and $30,000 for the Burglary. Justice Court Judge Toby Bartee set the Bonds . Dean Rolison had a wreck on Hwy 11 just North of Enterprise where stolen items were located in his vehicle. The residence he burglarized was on CR 350.

Dustin Lee Sullivan was arrested on 9/29/19 for Burglary of a residence on County Rd 350. His Bond was set at $30,000 and his previous felony bond was revoked by Justice Court Judge Toby Bartee. ... See MoreSee Less

Dustin Lee Sullivan was arrested on 9/29/19 for Burglary of a residence on County Rd 350. His Bond was set at $30,000 and his previous felony bond was revoked by Justice Court Judge Toby Bartee.

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He looks happy!!!!!! lol

Brittany Minchew

Margret Anna 😂😂😂

Kelly Shawn McMillan II

Bad

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#NeverForget

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And counting! Also everyone that has gotten cancer and various other illnesses and died from recovery efforts and cleanup. It's a uncountable number

Prayers for USA and each everyone of those who lost their lives in 911🇱🇷🙏

Prayers for the USA🇺🇸🇺🇸

Amen and Amen

🗽🇺🇸🕯

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