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Daily News-Record

ICYMI: Community members came together on Friday afternoon to take part in the Global Climate Strike, which was an effort to bring attention to and advocate for action on climate change. ... See MoreSee Less

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Yawn

So much misguided activism in the world today. I used to co- own and manage Floridas largest enviromental analysis company in the 1990s...... I have helped write methods and rules for EPA, Florida DEP, etc.... Here is the harsh truth and reality.. If you truly believe in MANMADE climate change, then there is only one true way to improve it ...and that is we need to stop the relentless population growth of humans on the planet. Few people seem aware of the fact that we have DOUBLED the number of humans on the planet since just 1976. And we are on target to add 4 billion more people in the next 20 years alone. Now it is noble to do things like recycling, share Uber rides, urge companies to trap emissions, etc..etc.. But the harsh truth is all these gestures combined will NOT neutralize, compensate or negate the effects billions of more people have on water and food consumption needs, waste generation, resource depletion. The relentless overpopulation of the planet by humans is not only an environmental issue....it is also a root cause behind problems like ever increasing illegal immigration, the need for GMO food modifications in order to keep up with food supply demands, social unrest and violence, psychiatric depression growing more widespread among the masses, increase in diseases like Idioopathic pulmonary fibrosis, diabetes, etc... However, it seems for religious, emotional , monetary greed, or personal selfish reasons....nobody wants to discuss the logic and benefits of leveling off human population growth. Thus the number of humans keeps growing, we need more food, more water, more resource materials to build homes, smartphones, clothes, other consumer goods, more ...more....more....more.... Likewise we generate more waste in multiple forms due to billions more people. And all the misguided activists who might not be aware of the science, but only feel emotionally compelled to do something...talk about spending money, raising taxes, recycling , ride sharing, etc..etc.. Yes some of these things will help a little , but they are little more than a band aid on a gunshot wound. And the extra money will only be wasted by politicians instead of actually doing anything to truly address the issue. Bottom line... if we dont stop adding billions and billions of more people to the planet , then we are not going to be able to eliminate the various affects those billions of people have on resource depletion, waste generation , water and food demands, and potential climate impacts. Anything less than this will only be politics, lip service, and wasted time and breath. Talking about a problem without being willling to do what must be done to truly address the problem.

If you're looking for something to do today the Edinburgh festival is in full swing. Please watch for slow moving traffic in the area ... See MoreSee Less

If youre looking for something to do today the Edinburgh festival is in full swing. Please watch for slow moving traffic in the area

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how late does it go?

Edinburg Ole Time Festival. I know it’s Saturday night, but come on, this is your county, you know how to spell the names of our towns and know the names of our festivals. Tighten up haha

Drew Alexander Right behind the bank on the left of your photo is the old tractor display of The Massanuten Antique Tractor & Gasoline Engine Club. Bev and I will be there after church today. If you go back, drop by.

When #VSP says weโ€™re family, we mean it. From Tactical Team members pushing baby strollers thru a 5K...to driving to #Chilhowie, Virginia to be in that 5K - Men Behind the Smiles Legacy 5K - in memory of their fellow Tact Team brother, Trooper Lucas Dowell, and to show his family that we #NeverForget. ... See MoreSee Less

When #VSP says weโ€™re family, we mean it. From Tactical Team members pushing baby strollers thru a 5K...to driving to #Chilhowie, Virginia to be in that 5K -  Men Behind the Smiles Legacy 5K - in memory of their fellow Tact Team brother, Trooper Lucas Dowell, and to show his family that we #NeverForget.Image attachment

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We were so blessed to have them there. Thankful we were able to speak to them for a moment. We appreciate all of you and pray for you every day. VSP are our Heroes โค๏ธ

God bless them all for their service. Stay safe. God bless you. Many prayers. ๐Ÿ™๐Ÿผ

You guys are awesome be safe everyone

God Bless you all.

So wonderful! God bless you all!!!

God bless all of you. ๐Ÿ™

Thank you all for your service.

God bless every one of you!

You guys are awesome. I know the family and community appreciated you all being there.

Thank you- Prayers for safe travels!!!โค๏ธ๐Ÿ™

God bless you and keep you safe, thank you for your service ๐Ÿ™

Thank you for coming to this event. We saw you!

God bless them

It was an honor to cheer these guys in! ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ฒ

It was great to get to run with these guys this morning for such a wonderful cause.

God bless

Good job on being a united community team of officers and family!๐Ÿ–ค๐Ÿ’™๐Ÿ–ค

Awesome!!!’ ๐Ÿ™โค๏ธ

Wish I could have been there

Good job never forget

Awesome

Awesome

Hope to see you guys at the Chesterfield county Crime solvers 5k Oct 5th.. night run thru a partially lit course. Pizza Subway sandwiches and beverages will be served that are included in the price.. $25.00.. great times

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๐Ÿ’™๐Ÿš”๐Ÿš”๐Ÿ’™๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ

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Harrisonburg Police Department

HPD is attending Shenandoah Valley Pride today from noon until 6:00p. HPD proudly promotes and supports equality within both the community and department. ... See MoreSee Less

HPD is attending Shenandoah Valley Pride today from noon until 6:00p. HPD proudly promotes and supports equality within both the community and department.

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It was a wonderful event and I thank the officers who supported us and kept the event safe.

I’ll be looking to take photos of you and your vehicles supporting the next immigration and Black Lives Matter event. ๐Ÿ’™

Love it! I support the Love of all kind and colors. Now I have a quest to haunt down that car... I want a picture with it!

For those who are judging and criticizing this, YOU are the reason we need this awareness.

Glad I live in Rockingham County & not in the city paying taxes for this crap.

Beautiful

Id like to see the HPD rolling up to other events on the square and the pics taken for social media. True equality in that kinda thing. <3

Will there be food ,I like food .

I don’t get it. We don’t even have a Fourth of July parade or music festivals anymore. Also, a police car should be a police car.

I’m sure someone at the police department got the word they would do it.

Remind me, why do we need to promote this?

You have no business putting a political๐Ÿณ๏ธ‍๐ŸŒˆcause upon your car, like that.

Lmfao...gay pride. Hahahahah

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On this #ThankAPoliceOfficeRDay, #VSPโ€™s Area 24 in #Dublin sends its heartfelt thanks to โ€œHearts Behind the Badgeโ€ for the wonderful care packages dropped off for the #troopers! #thankful ... See MoreSee Less

On this #ThankAPoliceOfficeRDay, #VSPโ€™s Area 24 in #Dublin sends its heartfelt thanks to โ€œHearts Behind the Badgeโ€ for the wonderful care packages dropped off for the #troopers! #thankful

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Every day !!! should be thank an officer day! Thanks for keeping us safe, and for all that you all do! God bless and be safe!!

Congratulations!

GOD BLESS YOU ALL

God bless you

Thank you vsp and all law enforcement for a job well done! Praying for the safety of all! God Bless you!

Love our VSP Family ๐Ÿ’™๐Ÿ–ค

Thank you for your service every day. Be safe!

Thank you for all you do. God Bless you all. Be careful out there.

Love you guys!! Thank you for all your sacrifices!!

Thank you! โค๏ธ

Thank You๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡ท๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡ท๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡ท๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡ท๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡ท

Thank you for protecting our state! I have an enormous amount of respect for law enforcement! Please stay safe always!!

Thank you not just today but every day. Stay safe

Blessed is the peacemakers.

Awesome

The VSP are always sharp and squared away. Hope the VSP Superintendent doesn’t start allowing the Troopers to grow facial hair like a lot of LEO departments. Just sayin’

Be safe out VSP

๐Ÿ’™๐Ÿ–ค

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HPD Investigating Shooting Devon Lane Shooting

HARRISONBURG, Va. โ€“ At approximately 1:00 am this morning, officers with the Harrisonburg Police Department (HPD) and James Madison University Police Department (JMU) responded to the 1400 block of Devon Lane after hearing gun shots in the area.
Officers were then approached by a male victim who had suffered a gunshot injury to his lower leg. The male victim was transported by the Harrisonburg Rescue Squad to Sentara RMH Medical Center with non-life threating injuries.
The suspect fled the area on foot immediately after the incident. A perimeter was established and HPD K-9 attempted to track the suspect with negative results. Police were able to locate evidence related to the incident on the scene.

The incident is believed to be related to a disagreement that at a party just prior to the shooting. HPD is seeking input from anyone with information about this incident or the identity of suspect. Suspect is described as a black male wearing a black shirt and white washed jeans.

This is believed to be an isolated incident, and it is not believed there is any risk to the public at this time.
HPD encourages anyone with information regarding this incident to contact the Major Crimes Unit by calling (540) 437-2650. Those who have information and wish to remain anonymous can contact Crime Solvers at (540) 574-5050 or by texting โ€œHPDโ€ plus their tip to CRIMES (274637).
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I wish they would drive around in an unmarked car and check out the area of second street! Look for the bright lights that shine in are windows late at night!

JMU is back and the party's and trouble start even more.

Big surprise. Wait the big one is coming

Zero surprise

Cozette Anthony

Deardra Nichole

Danny Chapman

Alexis Tuttle (Lexi)

Imagine the pizza guy’s surprise when he unknowingly shows up to an active shooting scene

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Itโ€™s National Thank a Police Officer Day! If you see any of the wonderful men and women who serve and protect our community today, donโ€™t forget to say โ€œThank you!โ€ ... See MoreSee Less

Itโ€™s National Thank a Police Officer Day! If you see any of the wonderful men and women who serve and protect our community today, donโ€™t forget to say โ€œThank you!โ€

UPDATE : On 09/21/19 at approximately 1915 hours, Mr. Dowdell was located in the 2500 block of Little Calf Pasture Hwy, deceased. A separate investigation was launched and his family was notified. The death is not suspicious and there is no threat to the community. No other details are being released.

Please join us in respecting the family, and their privacy, during this difficult time.

Missing Person

The Augusta County Sheriffโ€™s Office is requesting the publicโ€™s assistance in locating a missing man who was last seen at his Swoope home on September 20, 2019 at approximately 1100 a.m.

Robert Dowdell W/M
AGE: 73
6โ€™2โ€
200 lbs.
HAIR/Grey
EYES/Grey (wears prescription eyeglasses)
LSW: pants and t-shirt

Dowdell has a scar on his forehead and his left calf.

He was headed to a grocery store in Staunton and left home travelling in a red 2002 Dodge Stratus with VA registration 8098US; he never returned.

A photo is attached

If anyone has any information about this missing man, please contact the Augusta County Sheriffโ€™s Office at 540-245-5333 or Crime Stoppers at 800-322-2017.
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UPDATE : On 09/21/19 at approximately 1915 hours, Mr. Dowdell was located in the 2500 block of Little Calf Pasture Hwy, deceased. A separate investigation was launched and his family was notified. The death is not suspicious and there is no threat to the community. No other details are being released.
 
Please join us in respecting the family, and their privacy, during this difficult time.

Missing Person

The Augusta County Sheriffโ€™s Office is requesting the publicโ€™s assistance in locating a missing man who was last seen at his Swoope home on September 20, 2019 at approximately 1100 a.m.

Robert Dowdell W/M
AGE: 73
6โ€™2โ€
200 lbs.
HAIR/Grey
EYES/Grey (wears prescription eyeglasses)
LSW: pants and t-shirt

Dowdell has a scar on his forehead and his left calf.

He was headed to a grocery store in Staunton and left home travelling in a red 2002 Dodge Stratus with VA registration 8098US; he never returned.

A photo is attached

If anyone has any information about this missing man, please contact the Augusta County Sheriffโ€™s Office at 540-245-5333 or Crime Stoppers at 800-322-2017.

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UPDATE : On 09/21/19 at approximately 1915 hours, Mr. Dowdell was located in the 2500 block of Little Calf Pasture Hwy, deceased. A separate investigation was launched and his family was notified. The death is not suspicious and there is no threat to the community. No other details are being released. Please join us in respecting the family, and their privacy, during this difficult time. Missing Person The Augusta County Sheriff’s Office is requesting the public’s assistance in locating a missing man who was last seen at his Swoope home on September 20, 2019 at approximately 1100 a.m. Robert Dowdell W/M AGE: 73 6’2” 200 lbs. HAIR/Grey EYES/Grey (wears prescription eyeglasses) LSW: pants and t-shirt Dowdell has a scar on his forehead and his left calf. He was headed to a grocery store in Staunton and left home travelling in a red 2002 Dodge Stratus with VA registration 8098US; he never returned. A photo is attached If anyone has any information about this missing man, please contact the Augusta County Sheriff’s Office at 540-245-5333 or Crime Stoppers at 800-322-2017.

Prayers he is found

Prayers he is found safe.

Prayers to his family. Sorry for your loss.

Praying for the family and friends

Prayers hope he is located soon safe and sound!

OH NO ๐Ÿ˜ข๐Ÿ˜ข๐Ÿ’”๐Ÿ’”SO SAD SO SORRY FOR HIS FAMILY ๐Ÿ™๐Ÿ™PRAYERS FOR EVERYBODY INVOLVED ๐Ÿ™๐Ÿ™

Praying for him and his family that they find him.

Prayers he will be found and inharmed

Sharing from Harrisonburg! I hope he is found safe and sound โค

Prayers to the family and friends May he R.I.P.

I'm praying for his safe return home.sharing From Goshen va.

Prayers for a safe return.

Prayers for safe return

Prayers for Bob and his family.

How sad prayers for his return home

Praying for safe return home

Prayers he's safe n will be found

Prayers shared in Natural Bridge

Prayers being sent for his safety

Bob was always good to me. Praying for his family and safe return

Prayers for family

Shared with prayers

Praying he is safe and found soon. Sharing from Craigsville, VA.

If every one of y'all took a few extra minutes instead of writing prayers on everything and rather just went out to look for him, I'm sure he'd be found by now.

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Thanks to all of the men and women who serve their communities day in and day out! ... See MoreSee Less

Thanks to all of the men and women who serve their communities day in and day out!

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Thank you all for everything you do!

Thanks to all who serve.

Thanks for all you do for us. God bless each and everyone of you.

Thank you all.

Thank you all and God bless.

Thank you for putting everything on the line for all of us. God bless.

Thank you - we truly appreciate you!

Thank you for your service

Thank you!!!! You are appreciated!!

Thank you for your service.

Thank you.

a huge thank you and God bless!

Thank you Chief Trout and the Dayton Police Officers! Thank you for keeping us safe! Prayers for all of you! ๐Ÿ™

Thank you!!!!

Thank you

Thankyou for ur service, not everyone is cut out for that line of work. U are one of a kind

Thank you all for your service.. Prayers for all of you. May God Bless you and watch over you.

Thanks for all officers for all that you do keep us safe..

Thank you for keeping everyone safe you are a true hero

Thank you to everyone who protects us everyday

Great presence by the PCSO at the PCHS/LHS football game last night! From smooth directing of traffic to a quick response to a physical and potentially dangerous altercation, all was handled professionally and safely by the officers. Thank you!!

Thanks Mike Wagoner

Thanks Tim Foster ๐Ÿ˜

Thank you for your service. ๐Ÿ’—

Thank you for your service and God bless you.

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Today is World Alzheimer's Day. Let's make a difference! ... See MoreSee Less

Today is World Alzheimers Day. Lets make a difference!

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Yes I have seen this disease progress so much over the years. Prayers for everyone who suffers from this and their caregivers

Prayers for all caregivers...I was one of those and it is very challenging both mentally and physically.

Prayers to all

It is also “Thank a police officer” day! ๐Ÿ’™

I work for the Alzheimer’s Association. Thank you for highlighting this disease in our community! Caregivers and anyone facing Alzheimer’s can call our free Helpline (800) 272-3900 for information and support from master’s level clinicians, 24/7, including holidays.

Prayers for all patients and caregiver's๐Ÿ™๐Ÿ™๐Ÿ™

Carrie Burner Ritenour thank you for those kind words. I too have seen this disease and cancer become a very overwhelming problem. I still to this day can not believe that we have not found a cure!! First off we have put man on the moon, and found cures for many other life threatening issues such as scarlet fever, polio, etc. and along with all the years that have passed, DONATIONS that have been worked for so tirelessly and turned over, OUR COUNTRY HAS YET TO FIND A CURE or even a really good medication to slow the process even. Because the meds out there truly are not working!!! We’re do we go from here who will help our love ones possible us later? Scary thoughts to have! I have worked in many different avenues of health care and disease and in all the trauma and illness I will say this,” This disease by far has been the MOST TERRIFYING problem I have faced! “ Wanting to care for someone who you know still has a lot of life left to live, who’s body is still strong, mind still there, and most importantly their love and compassion, their will to want to live and be with love ones, has been the hardest job I have EVER DONE! Now throw in there it being love ones, family, friends. And yes I know as nurses we should not do family or personal friends but face it with financial difficulties these days hardly no one can afford home care and to be quite honest who wants strangers to take care of their love ones anymore. Sorry to all the good ones still left out there but a lot in the line of nursing training has become very non trained, non caring, and non dedicated. Coming from a caregiver, a family member, a concern citizen “I PREY WE CAN FIND A CURE!!!!” ๐Ÿ˜”๐Ÿ™๐Ÿป

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**Female has been located**

Missing Adult- please share

Warren County, VA- Christy Nicholson, W/F, DOB 03/22/1985 was last seen in the Town of Front Royal on 8/28/2019. At this time we do not suspect foul play but do need to check Nicholson's welfare.

If you have seen this person or have any information of her whereabouts, please contact Master Deputy M.A. Robinson at 540-635-4128.
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**Female has been located**

Missing Adult- please share

Warren County, VA- Christy Nicholson, W/F, DOB 03/22/1985 was last seen in the Town of Front Royal on 8/28/2019. At this time we do not suspect foul play but do need to check Nicholsons welfare.

If you have seen this person or have any information of her whereabouts, please contact Master Deputy M.A. Robinson at 540-635-4128.

Tomorrow in The Star (9/21): Local school cafeteria workers (pictured) reflect on why they picked their job over any other food industry job that pays the same or better, Anna Merod writes.

Students at Handley High School walked out of class Friday to protest climate change and demanded that the school stop using single-use plastics, Anna Merod reports.

Also, Winchester crowned its first Burgermeister for its upcoming Oktoberfest celebration, Josh Janney writes.

Pictured: Virginia Avenue Charlotte DeHart Elementary School cafeteria worker Debbie Amick removes sliced yellow bell peppers and ranch dressing from the chiller while preparing to serve lunch to students.

Photo by Jeff Taylor/The Winchester Star
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Tomorrow in The Star (9/21): Local school cafeteria workers (pictured) reflect on why they picked their job over any other food industry job that pays the same or better, Anna Merod writes. 

Students at Handley High School walked out of class Friday to protest climate change and demanded that the school stop using single-use plastics, Anna Merod reports.

Also, Winchester crowned its first Burgermeister for its upcoming Oktoberfest celebration, Josh Janney writes. 

Pictured: Virginia Avenue Charlotte DeHart Elementary School cafeteria worker Debbie Amick removes sliced yellow bell peppers and ranch dressing from the chiller while preparing to serve lunch to students.

Photo by Jeff Taylor/The Winchester Star

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I wonder how many of the protesting students would volunteer to wash reusable cafeteria dishes after school to protect their environment. ๐Ÿ˜‰

Go Virginia avenue elementary school

I think our kids would better served by learning life skills than becoming taxpayer funded propaganda puppets.

What about all those plastic phone's ๐Ÿค”

Becky Miller

summers off???

They get summers off? Had to be in there somewhere.

T-t-t-t-t TOP FAAAAN!!!๐Ÿ˜Ž๐Ÿ‘‰๐Ÿ‘‰

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It really is this simple. Be smart and stay safe!! ... See MoreSee Less

It really is this simple.  Be smart and stay safe!!

SROโ€™s at Page and Luray High Schools showed their school spirit today while directing school traffic. Sheriff Cubbage wishes both teams the best during tonightโ€™s rivalry game and most of all, remember these times are some of the most fun and memorable times of your life! Have a great game! ... See MoreSee Less

SROโ€™s at Page and Luray High Schools showed their school spirit today while directing school traffic. Sheriff Cubbage wishes both teams the best during tonightโ€™s rivalry game and most of all, remember these times are some of the most fun and memorable times of your life! Have a great game!Image attachment

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Love the school spirit!

Good luck guys

Great presence by the PCSO at the PCHS/LHS football game last night! From smooth directing of traffic to a quick response to a physical and potentially dangerous altercation, all was handled professionally and safely by the officers. Thank you!!

Go Page!!!

Go Bulldogs

Go blue

Bulldogs ๐Ÿˆ

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Commercial Burglary/Arrest Update on Burglary at Westwood Animal Hospital

On 09/19/19, Bryan Travis Bottenfield, 29, of Verona was arrested and charged with burglary, credit card theft and credit card fraud.

Also charged was Mary Elizabeth Shaver, 22, of Staunton. Ms. Shaver was charged with conspire to obtain credit card from another and credit card fraud.

Iโ€™d like to thank my staff for the hard work, dedication, and perseverance in this case. Their efforts resulted in a favorable outcome with the arrests of Bottenfield and Shaver.

The investigation is ongoing. If you have any information about this case, contact Inv D. Browning.

Previous release:

On August 29, 2019, at 06:38 hours, the Augusta County Sheriffโ€™s Office responded to a call for service for a burglary that occurred at Westwood Animal Hospital located at 15 Miss Phil- lips Road, Staunton, VA 24401. Patrol deputies and investigators with the Augusta County Sheriffโ€™s Office responded to the scene to investigate and process the scene.

Through the investigation, it was discovered that forced entry had been made into the business at approximately 03:30 hours this morning. Video surveillance was recovered from the busi- ness and revealed that the suspect is a white male wearing a camo cap, mesh face mask, glasses, short sleeve shirt and baring a tattoo on his left forearm.
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Commercial Burglary/Arrest Update on Burglary at Westwood Animal Hospital

On 09/19/19, Bryan Travis Bottenfield, 29, of Verona was arrested and charged with burglary, credit card theft and credit card fraud.

Also charged was Mary Elizabeth Shaver, 22, of Staunton. Ms. Shaver was charged with conspire to obtain credit card from another and credit card fraud.

Iโ€™d like to thank my staff for the hard work, dedication, and perseverance in this case. Their efforts resulted in a favorable outcome with the arrests of Bottenfield and Shaver.

The investigation is ongoing. If you have any information about this case, contact Inv D. Browning.

Previous release:

On August 29, 2019, at 06:38 hours, the Augusta County Sheriffโ€™s Office responded to a call for service for a burglary that occurred at Westwood Animal Hospital located at 15 Miss Phil- lips Road, Staunton, VA 24401. Patrol deputies and investigators with the Augusta County Sheriffโ€™s Office responded to the scene to investigate and process the scene.

Through the investigation, it was discovered that forced entry had been made into the business at approximately 03:30 hours this morning. Video surveillance was recovered from the busi- ness and revealed that the suspect is a white male wearing a camo cap, mesh face mask, glasses, short sleeve shirt and baring a tattoo on his left forearm.Image attachment

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So glad to see that they were apprehended! Wonder what they did with my computer? ๐Ÿ˜‚๐Ÿ˜‚ Augusta County Sheriff’s office excellent job! Thanks Laura La

The Augusta County Sheriff department has done a wonderful job

WOW!!! ๐Ÿ˜ฑ๐Ÿ˜ฑ๐Ÿ˜ฑ thank goodness for cameras...

That’s right Katie. Kudos

Great job and thank you.

great job August county sheriff's department

Good job ACSD!!!

Thanks for sharing excellent work Police ๐Ÿ‘ฎ‍โ™€๏ธ Dept

Augusta’s finest doing a great job!

And I say thanks to all of you also!! Great job!!

Great job!! And fast !

Great job ACSD

Great job everyone!!

Thank you for your dedication. Good job.

Good job!

So glad they where caught!

Great job

Great job!!

Great job!!!

good job

Way to go ACSO!

Its this right here..your fast work to apprehend these people..your dedication to this community..that makes you the ONLY choice for Sheriff!! Donald Smith

Thank you AUGUSTA COUNTY SHERIFF’S DEPARTMENT.

From the looks of them they probably also stole some Kibbles and bits.

If we would have broken in, we just would have taken all the cats.

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MEDIA RELEASE

Traffic Stop Results in Drug Charges for Two Local Women
20 September, 2019

At just after midnight on 20 September, 2019, Waynesboro Police executed a traffic stop near the intersection of East Main Street and Delphine Avenue in the City of Waynesboro. Neither occupant of the vehicle was found to possess a valid driverโ€™s license. Police detected a strong odor of marijuana emanating from the vehicle and the vehicle was searched. During this search, police found methamphetamine, marijuana, digital scales, packaging material and U.S. currency. Police also recovered methamphetamine from the driver of the vehicle, 22 year old Waynesboro resident Alyssa Renee Hoopmann. As a result of evidence recovered during the search, Hoopmann was taken into custody at the scene and charged with possession with intent to distribute methamphetamine. The passenger of the vehicle, 22 year old Waynesboro resident Chelsea Elizabeth Truxell, was also taken into custody and charged with simple possession of methamphetamine.

Both subjects were transported to the Waynesboro Police Department and taken before a magistrate. Truxell was held on a $2,500 secured bond and Hoopman was held on a $5,000 secured bond. Both were transported to Middle River Regional Jail
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Traffic Stop Results in Drug Charges for Two Local Women
20 September, 2019

At just after midnight on 20 September, 2019, Waynesboro Police executed a traffic stop near the intersection of East Main Street and Delphine Avenue in the City of Waynesboro. Neither occupant of the vehicle was found to possess a valid driverโ€™s license. Police detected a strong odor of marijuana emanating from the vehicle and the vehicle was searched. During this search, police found methamphetamine, marijuana, digital scales, packaging material and U.S. currency. Police also recovered methamphetamine from the driver of the vehicle, 22 year old Waynesboro resident Alyssa Renee Hoopmann. As a result of evidence recovered during the search, Hoopmann was taken into custody at the scene and charged with possession with intent to distribute methamphetamine. The passenger of the vehicle, 22 year old Waynesboro resident Chelsea Elizabeth Truxell, was also taken into custody and charged with simple possession of methamphetamine.  

Both subjects were transported to the Waynesboro Police Department and taken before a magistrate. Truxell was held on a $2,500 secured bond and Hoopman was held on a $5,000 secured bond. Both were transported to Middle River Regional JailImage attachment

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Good job WPD

Good job WPD

Good job. Waynesboro police

Ha ha. Simple traffic stop. Works every time. Great job WPD!

Job well done. Thanks again! ๐Ÿ‘ฎ‍โ™‚๏ธ๐Ÿ•

Jess proud of ya .

Stop doing drugs! Time is short. Life is precious. There is so much more to life. You can do it!

The got another one also at another traffic stop . Good job WPD ๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿ‘

What a shame ....

geter done....

They're posing like they're doing a photo shoot!! Druggies!!

hooo

Git 'em!

Sad

Good Job ๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿป

Just wish the drugg dealers and drug user would realize that "they are committing assualt with a deadly weapon" by dealing and doing these drugs, especially the hard drugs! God help our city, state and nation and law enforcement innolved with bringing drug dealers down!

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NEWS RELEASE

UPDATE- The partial outage has been resolved.

The Staunton Police Department is currently experiencing a partial 911 outage. At this time the outage appears to be limited to 911 calls placed from a landline.

If you have an emergency, please call 911 from a cell phone or call 540.332.3842 from a landline. If you attempt to call 911 and hear a rapid busy signal please contact your telephone service provider immediately.

We will provide updates as more information is available. Thank you for your patience.
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October 2 is national Coffee with a Cop day. Be sure to stop by Espresso Bar & Cafe or Starbucks from 7-9 a.m. that day to chat with us about your concerns over the hot beverage of your choice! ... See MoreSee Less

NEWS RELEASE

The Staunton Police Department is seeking the publicโ€™s assistance in locating a missing adult. Valerie Jones is a 52 year old female believed to be endangered due to a medical condition. She is approximately 5โ€™09 and 220 pounds, and has brown eyes and black hair. Ms. Jones was last seen on August 20, 2019 near Gypsy Hill Park and was reported as a missing person by her family on September 16, 2019. Ms. Jones is known to utilize public transportation.

If you have information regarding Valerie Jonesโ€™ whereabouts please contact the Staunton Police Department at 540.332.3842.
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NEWS RELEASE 

The Staunton Police Department is seeking the publicโ€™s assistance in locating a missing adult.  Valerie Jones is a 52 year old female believed to be endangered due to a medical condition. She is approximately 5โ€™09 and 220 pounds, and has brown eyes and black hair.  Ms. Jones was last seen on August 20, 2019 near Gypsy Hill Park and was reported as a missing person by her family on September 16, 2019.   Ms. Jones is known to utilize public transportation.

If you have information regarding Valerie Jonesโ€™ whereabouts please contact the Staunton Police Department at 540.332.3842.

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Praying for her safe return

Oh my goodness! So sorry that she is missing and missing for that long! I pray that she is found safe and sound!!

Why wasn’t this posted sooner? Why wait a month? Prayers for her & her family

Praying for her and family

Prayers shes found safe

I am pretty sure my son moved into her old apartment the second week of Augusta. I have a ton of mail for Valerie Jones. I thought I'd try to find her before sending it all back as return to sender. ๐Ÿ˜•

prayers for her being safe

Prayers she is found Safe ๐Ÿ™

Oh no! Prayers for this sweet woman!

Praying this lady gets some help and is found safe.

Prayers for her to be found safely!

I pray she is found safe ๐Ÿ™๐Ÿป

Prayers you find her

Ohh no auntie I used to work with her๐Ÿ™„๐Ÿ™๐Ÿ™๐Ÿ™ praying that she is found safe.

Praying for safe return.๐Ÿ™๐Ÿฟ

Prayers for her safety

Prayers for safe return

Sending prayers for a safe return of Valerie she is the nicest woman you will ever meet please if anyone knows where Valerie is please call staunton police asap!!!!

Prayers going out.

Prayers for a safe return.

Praying she is found safe

Prayers for a safe return

Prayers for ALL

Prayers for a safe return

Prayers for a safe return

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Call when you can, text when you can't. If you're in an emergency situation that requires you to be silent or discrete, you can send a text to "911" (no dashes or spaces) for emergency services. Our dispatchers in the Emergency Communications Center will be on the other end to get you the help that you need. Check out our page with all of the tips and best practices for using the service. www.winchesterpolice.org/about/divisions/emergency-communications-center ... See MoreSee Less

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Such a great service... thanks for ALL you do

This is great to know.

Awesome๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿ‘

This is awesome!! I think all LE offices should do this

I work in telecommunications, and part of my field is 911 voice and messaging. This is interesting to me, and I'm curious: How do you determine what messages get sent to your specific answering post? Can anyone in your physical jurisdiction use it, or only residents?

Does Frederick county offer this as well?

Does anyone know if this available through Frederick county police department?

Does Shenadoah County offer this?

Jess Hinchey

Farrin Wallace Taylor Briana Holly Cooper this is so useful I wish I would of known about this

Bryan Martin

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September Officers of the Month

Corporal Jared Luciano, Patrolman Roderick Holloway, and Patrolman Aaron Miller have been selected as the Martinsburg Police Departmentโ€™s Officers of the Month for September 2019.

Jared Luciano is an MPD veteran with 13 ยฝ years of service, Roderick Holloway has served for three years, and Aaron Miller is one of MPDโ€™s newer officers with two years on the job. The three MPD officers recently made a tremendous positive impact on the youth of our community, serving as the lead instructors in the first year of MPDโ€™s new Junior Police Academy.

To read more, please visit:
www.martinsburgpd.org/officer-of-the-month/
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September Officers of the Month

Corporal Jared Luciano, Patrolman Roderick Holloway, and Patrolman Aaron Miller have been selected as the Martinsburg Police Departmentโ€™s Officers of the Month for September 2019.  

Jared Luciano is an MPD veteran with 13 ยฝ years of service, Roderick Holloway has served for three years, and Aaron Miller is one of MPDโ€™s newer officers with two years on the job.  The three MPD officers recently made a tremendous positive impact on the youth of our community, serving as the lead instructors in the first year of MPDโ€™s new Junior Police Academy.  

To read more, please visit:  
http://www.martinsburgpd.org/officer-of-the-month/

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Congratulations!!! The Jr Police Academy was amazing!! Thank you for inspiring the youth of our community!!!

My son Dallas loved the Junior Police Academy! Congratulations to all three of the officers!

Congratulations Officers. You definitely make us and our community proud knowing we have officers of your caliber protecting us!

Congratulations Officers! Thank you for your time and services!

Patrolmen Holloway is an awesome guy, you should be proud to have someone like that representing our community. Every time we see him in the community, he’s always very friendly and social.

Congratulations, to all three of you. God be with you three and protect you.

Congratulations and thank you for all that you do to keep our community safe ๐Ÿ˜Š

congrats to the 3 wonderful policeman !

congratulations thank you for all you do and please be safe out there

Congratulations! Thank you for keeping our community safe.๐Ÿ’™

Congrats to all 3. Halloway is absolutely the kind of man we need serving and protecting our community. Great guy.

Thank you for your service and fortitude to continue doing your job. I totally admire you and your department.

My granddaughter attended your camp. What a positive opportunity for our youth to meet and see how it’s done. God Bless and thank you so much

Congratulations to the 3 officers- especially Holloway! ๐Ÿ˜Š

Thanks for your service ๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿ‘

Congratulations to all 3 of these policemen.

Congratulations to all three of you and thank you for putting and watch the young kids and the impact that you have made on their lives

Congrats GREAT JOB GUYS ๐Ÿš“๐Ÿš“๐Ÿš“

Thanks to each and everyone one of you (and your entire department and Chief) for all you do for our community.

Congratulations guys!!!! Great job!!!

Congratulations to you all!!!

Congrats to Holloway! Awesome guy! Well deserved!

Congrats to each of you! So proud of you Jared Luciano!

Well deserved! Congratulations!!

Congratulations! Keep up the good work on John St. and Kentucky Avenue!

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Partial Road Closure

On Wednesday, September 18th, from 9am- 2pm, the 200 block of North Queen Street will be reduced to one lane of traffic due to construction on a local business. Flaggers will be place but expect delays during this time.
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Partial Road Closure

On Wednesday, September 18th, from 9am- 2pm, the 200 block of North Queen Street will be reduced to one lane of traffic due to construction on a local business.  Flaggers will be place but expect delays during this time.

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Erica Rogers

Great!!๐Ÿค”๐Ÿค”

#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 911๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡ท๐Ÿ™

Prayers for the USA๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ

Amen and Amen

๐Ÿ—ฝ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ•ฏ

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2 weeks ago

Rockingham County Sheriff's Office - VA

Fugitive Files:
JENNINGS SHAWN GROGG
DOB: January 1980
Last Known Address: Dayton, VA
Wanted For: Circuit Court Capias
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:
JENNINGS SHAWN GROGG
DOB: January 1980
Last Known Address: Dayton, VA
Wanted For: Circuit Court Capias
Anyone with information on the whereabouts of this individual is asked to contact the Rockingham County Sheriffs Office at (540) 564-3800.

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Drugs much?

Have seen him for years eather

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I haven't seen him for years he used to work at Marshall's when I work there

Congratulations to our Deputies that graduated from the 125th Basic Jail Officer training session of the Central Shenandoah Criminal Justice Training Academy this afternoon, outstanding job! ... See MoreSee Less

Congratulations to our Deputies that graduated from the 125th Basic Jail Officer training session of the Central Shenandoah Criminal Justice Training Academy this afternoon, outstanding job!

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Did the older guy on the left make it? Kidding aside, congratulations to each of you and welcome to the family

Congratulations Montana Wilson!!!!

Congratulations to all

Congratulations Montana Wilson!!!

Congratulations, Montana!

Congratulations Montana Wilson๐Ÿ˜˜๐Ÿ˜˜

Proud Parents I'm sure... Congratulations

Way to go Tanner!! ๐Ÿ’œ

Congrats to all

Congratulations. Thank you for your service..๐Ÿ‘

Great job !

Congratulations thank you all for serving our law enforcement may God Bless and keep you all safe love and prayers

Congratulations to u all

Congratulations to you all may God keep you safe and thank you for your service

Yay Montana! Congratulations!

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4 weeks ago

Clarke County Sheriff's Department

We are saddened to hear this news. It is our prayer that the Lord will bring peace and healing to this investigatorโ€™s family and department in the days ahead. Godspeed..Our hearts are broken this morning as we wake to the news of the death of another brother in arms. This time it is very close to home. Chickasaw County Sheriff's Office Deputy Jeremy Voyles was killed in car wreck last night. Please remember the Chickasaw Co S.O. but also remember Jeremy's family and Chief of Police Billy Voyles. ... See MoreSee Less

We are saddened to hear this news. It is our prayer that the Lord will bring peace and healing to this investigatorโ€™s family and department in the days ahead. Godspeed..Image attachment

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SENDING PRAYERS ๐Ÿ™ TO HIS FAMILY AND FAMILY IN BLUE.

So sad and praying for family and friends my god be with them

Praying for all

Praying for family

We Are Praying For The Family At This Difficult Time

Sorry to hear this. RIP and Thank you for your service.

Praying for the family

๐Ÿ™๐Ÿ™๐Ÿ™ prayers for Deputy Jeremy Voyles and family.

Rest In Peace officer.

Prayers

Prayers

Prayers

Praying ๐Ÿ™

Praying

RIP

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๐Ÿ™๐Ÿ™๐Ÿ™

RIH

Praying For The Family ๐Ÿ™๐Ÿ™ And Work Family

Praying for the family sorry for your loss

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Congratulations to Captain Dan Steerman who will retire at the end of this month after 24 years of service with the Berkeley County Sheriffโ€™s Office.

Captain Steerman came to the BCSO after serving in the United States Marine Corps. He has served as a patrol Deputy and a supervisor in the patrol division for the majority of his career. His most recent assignment was serving as commander over the patrol division.

Captain Steerman was joined by family, friends, and co-workers at a ceremony in front of the County Council on August 15th. Sheriff Keller presented Captain Steerman with his duty weapon and retirement badge.

Thank you for your service to Berkeley County.
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Congratulations to Captain Dan Steerman who will retire at the end of this month after 24 years of service with the Berkeley County Sheriffโ€™s Office. 

Captain Steerman came to the BCSO after serving in the United States Marine Corps. He has served as a patrol Deputy and a supervisor in the patrol division for the majority of his career. His most recent assignment was serving as commander over the patrol division. 

Captain Steerman was joined by family, friends, and co-workers at a ceremony in front of the County Council on August 15th. Sheriff Keller presented Captain Steerman with his duty weapon and retirement badge. 

Thank you for your service to Berkeley County.

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Congratulations and best of luck. Thank you for your service๐Ÿ’š๐Ÿ’š๐Ÿ’š

Congratulations and enjoy your retirement!

Congratulations to captain Daniel you are amazing friend thanks for keeping us all safe and your hard work

Thank you Sir, for your service, your dedication, and your caring heart.....serving and protecting the citizens of Berkeley County. Best wishes in the next chapters of the story of your life ๐Ÿ’™

Congratulations and good luck.

Congratulations. Good men are hard to find and fill the empty spaces. The best.

So happy for Daniel Steerman!!! Wishing you all the best. Thank you for your service & enjoy your retirement!๐Ÿ‘ฎ‍โ™‚๏ธ๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ

Congratulations Captain. Wishing you the best of your relaxing years ahead.

Thank you for your service.

Congrats on your retirement sir

Congrats sir, and thank uii for your serve to our country and community!

Awesome. Congratulations. Enjoy. God bless

Congregation . Thank you for your years of service .

Congratulations!๐ŸŽ‰

Congratulations ๐ŸŽ‰

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Congrats ๐ŸŽŠ๐Ÿพ๐ŸŽˆ๐ŸŽ‰

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1 month ago

Clarke County Sheriff's Department

www.facebook.com/2172369406175203/posts/2417649004980574?s=100001584868807&sfns=moThis morning Quitman Police Department arrested Anthony Davis. Davis is charged with Sex Offender, Registration Failure and Sex Offender, Residing Near Public Playground. Quitman Police Department is committed to keeping our community and children safe! ... See MoreSee Less

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