Staunton Police Dept

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Congratulations to Dispatcher M.D. Simpkins and Dispatcher S.R. Dodge on recently graduating from Basic Communications Officer training! ... See MoreSee Less

Congratulations to Dispatcher M.D. Simpkins and Dispatcher S.R. Dodge on recently graduating from Basic Communications Officer training!

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Woot woot!!

Congrats. officers. Well done.

Congratulations- such an important role in public safety!

Congratulations !

Great job!

Congrats 🎊🎉🍾!

congratulations

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6/10/2019 UPDATE- Haylee was located safely. Thank you for your assistance.

The Staunton Police Department is seeking the public’s assistance in locating a missing juvenile.

Haylee Bennett is a 15-year-old female. She is approximately 5’6” and 135 pounds and has pierced ears. Haylee was last seen on Tannehill St. in Staunton on June 8th at approximately 9 pm.

If you have information regarding Haylee Bennett’s whereabouts please contact the Staunton Police Department at 540-332-3842.
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6/10/2019 UPDATE- Haylee was located safely.  Thank you for your assistance. 

The Staunton Police Department is seeking the public’s assistance in locating a missing juvenile.

Haylee Bennett is a 15-year-old female. She is approximately 5’6” and 135 pounds and has pierced ears. Haylee was last seen on Tannehill St. in Staunton on June 8th at approximately 9 pm.

If you have information regarding Haylee Bennett’s whereabouts please contact the Staunton Police Department at 540-332-3842.Image attachment

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Shared in Waynesboro praying for a safe return

Thank God for answered prayers

Shared from Grottoes. Prayers for safe return

Prayers going up

Buena Vista prayers for safe return

Praying for safe return.

Prayers. Haylee, your family is waiting for you.

Shared, praying for her safe return.

Prayers going up that she be found safe and Im going to share this on my wall...

Prayers

Shared natural Bridge

Thank you Jesus

I taught her in preschool!!! Praying for her to be found or to come home on her own.

Shared in Winchester. Godspeed home young lady!

Shared Berryville

Praying hard that she will be found.......Jesus take the wheel.....Amen !!!!

Shared in Zion crossroads va

Its 2019- you publish a better photo- hopefully she is found safe

Shared in Schuyler

Shared in Middlebrook VA

Shared in Lynchburg area

Shared staunton va

Shared in Dooms area

Why was she missing for so long and we wouldn't tell her parents where she was.

Shared in Lexington

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Congratulations to Off. J.M. Owens and K9 Wilson for graduating from basic canine handler training! The course consisted of 11 weeks of training hosted by the Spotsylvania County Sheriff's Office. ... See MoreSee Less

Congratulations to Off. J.M. Owens and K9 Wilson for graduating from basic canine handler training!  The course consisted of 11 weeks of training hosted by the Spotsylvania County Sheriffs Office.Image attachmentImage attachment

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Wooohooo! This is awesome! Congratulations!

CONGRATULATIONS!! May God Keep You Safe And Protect You Both!!! Thank You For Your Service!!! Wilson you are such a handsome boy!!

Congratulations!!!!!! Awesome job!!!

Good job you guys are so #Amazing keep up the good work......

Way to go. We are proud of you Jess.

You guys look awesome!! Your so deserving of this!!

Yea! Congratulations

congrats

Congrats Tanto!!!! You will be a great team!!!!

Congratulations!!! 💜

Congratulations

Congratulations

Congratulations

Congratulations

Congratulations!

Congrats 🎉🎈🎊🍾!!🤗🤗

Congratulations!!!

Congratulations!

Congratulations!!

Congratulations!

Congrats

Awesome....

Congrats Tanto Owens!

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Officers and friends of the Staunton Police Department were honored to participate in the Special Olympics Virginia Law Enforcement Torch Run today! ... See MoreSee Less

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We passed them up on Richmond Rd today 😁

You guys are so amazing

Stacy Nichole Hassler

Jessica Bazzrea

Congratulations to Officer Z.C. Bobich, Officer B.R. Terry, and Officer T.L. Martin on their graduation from the Central Shenandoah Criminal Justice Training Academy! ... See MoreSee Less

Congratulations to Officer Z.C. Bobich, Officer B.R. Terry, and Officer T.L. Martin on their graduation from the Central Shenandoah Criminal Justice Training Academy!

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Congratulations guys keep up the great work

Congratulations guys!!

outstanding!! congrats!!

Well done and THANK YOU for keeping us safe!

🎉Congratulations!🎉

Congratulations!

Congratulations

Congratulations!

Congratulations

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We will be at the City of Staunton "Bike and Walk to Work Day" event from 7:30-9:30am at the Sunspots Pavilion on S Lewis St. ... See MoreSee Less

We will be at the City of Staunton Bike and Walk to Work Day event from 7:30-9:30am at the Sunspots Pavilion on S Lewis St.

UPDATE- This subject has been identified. Thank you for your assistance.

The Staunton Police Department is seeking the public’s assistance in identifying a male involved in larceny, destruction of property, and trespassing incidents.

Anyone with information about this subject is asked to call either the Staunton Police Department at 540.332.3842 or Crimestoppers at 1.800.322.2017.
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UPDATE- This subject has been identified.  Thank you for your assistance. 

The Staunton Police Department is seeking the public’s assistance in identifying a male involved in larceny, destruction of property, and trespassing incidents.  

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

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Finally great images from a surveillance camera!!!

Yeeehaaaa this man has been identified!

He should just turn himself in.

Dam

I believe you'll catch him, LOL

Valley Mission

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The Staunton Police Department will be participating in National Drug Take Back Day tomorrow, April 27, from 10am-2pm (or until capacity reached). We will be collecting expired or unused medications in the Fisher Auto Parts parking lot on Statler Blvd.

Please note that we will be unable to accept needles or sharps at this event.
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The Staunton Police Department will be participating in National Drug Take Back Day tomorrow, April 27, from 10am-2pm (or until capacity reached).  We will be collecting expired or unused medications in the Fisher Auto Parts parking lot on Statler Blvd.

Please note that we will be unable to accept needles or sharps at this event.

2 months ago

Staunton Police Department

TRAFFIC ALERT: Both the eastbound and westbound lanes of Statler Blvd.— between Richmond Ave. and Coalter St.— will be paved on Monday (4/29) and Tuesday (4/30). Then, on Wednesday (5/1) and Thursday (5/2), a portion of Richmond Ave. will be paved, from Walmart to the city limits. If you can avoid these areas, please do so. Otherwise, expect significant traffic delays. Thanks for your patience! ... See MoreSee Less

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Only day effects us is Thursday

Jetanna Eckard Rick Mathews

Update- the driver has been identified. Thank you for your assistance.

The Staunton Police Department is seeking the public’s assistance in identifying the driver of the below pictured vehicle. The vehicle, believed to be a Ram 3500 Quad Cab pulling a 25 foot flatbed trailer, was involved in a hit and run on April 13. The driver was described as a white male in his 40s wearing a blue baseball style hat.

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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Update- the driver has been identified.  Thank you for your assistance.  

The Staunton Police Department is seeking the public’s assistance in identifying the driver of the below pictured vehicle.  The vehicle, believed to be a Ram 3500 Quad Cab pulling a 25 foot flatbed trailer, was involved in a hit and run on April 13. The driver was described as a white male in his 40s wearing a blue baseball style hat.  

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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Looks like a hot shot rig could be from any state... Check local deliveries in the area and see if anyone had a delivery come in on said day.

Truck looks familiar, but I can't place it at the moment.

It's a local hot shot driver.

Out of state hot shot driver

Looks more like a 40ft trailer for hotshot loads

Brandon Dove I was low key worried it was dad 😹😹

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NEWS RELEASE

The Staunton Police Department recently conducted a task force investigating the online solicitation of minors. The Staunton Police Department is a member agency of the Southern Virginia Internet Crimes Against Children Task Force. The following individuals were arrested on the following charges:

Brandon Lee Acord, 22, of Churchville, VA
Two counts of Online Solicitation of a Minor under 15 (Code of VA Section 18.2-374.3)
One count of Attempted Indecent Liberties with a Minor (Code of VA Section 18.2-26/18.2-370)

Ricky Darrell Beard, 51, of Waynesboro, VA
Five counts of Online Solicitation of a Minor under 15 (Code of VA Section 18.2-374.3)
One Count of Attempted Indecent Liberties with a Minor (Code of VA Section 18.2-26/18.2-370)

Wannie Wayne Buzzard, 39, of Timberville, VA
Two counts of Online Solicitation of a Minor under 15 (Code of VA Section 18.2-374.3)
One count of Attempted Indecent Liberties with a Minor (Code of VA Section 18.2-26/18.2-370)

Roy Edwin Cave, 79, of Harrisonburg, VA
Two counts of Online Solicitation of a Minor under 15 (Code of VA Section 18.2-374.3)
One count of Attempted Indecent Liberties with a Minor (Code of VA Section 18.2-26/18.2-370)

David Gray Jordan Jr, 50, of Charlottesville, VA
Five counts of Online Solicitation of a Minor under 15 (Code of VA Section 18.2-374.3)
One count of Attempted Indecent Liberties with a Minor (Code of VA Section 18.2-26/18.2-370)

Joseph Garvis Mabe, 37, of Lynchburg, VA
Three counts of Online Solicitation of a Minor under 15 (Code of VA Section 18.2-374.3)
One count of Attempted Indecent Liberties with a Minor (Code of VA Section 18.2-26/18.2-370)

Gabriel Diaz-Rosero, 31, of Crofton, MD
Six counts of Online Solicitation of a Minor under 15 (Code of VA Section 18.2-374.3)
One count of Attempted Indecent Liberties with a Minor (Code of VA Section 18.2-26/18.2-370)

Jerson Alexander Orellanna, 19, of Charlottesville, VA
One count of Online Solicitation of a Minor under 15 (Code of VA Section 18.2-374.3)
One count of Attempted Indecent Liberties with a Minor (Code of VA Section 18.2-26/18.2-370)

Jerry Ray Plaugher, 40, of Mt. Crawford, VA
Nine counts of Online Solicitation of a Minor under 15 (Code of VA Section 18.2-374.3)
One count of Attempted Indecent Liberties with a Minor (Code of VA Section 18.2-26/18.2-370)
One count of Impersonating a Firefighter (Code of VA Section 18.2-174.1)
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Thank you for working to keep our communities & children safe. I hope these MONSTERS are held accountable for their crimes.

Great job Staunton PD!

Great job 👍 : Keep up the great work!!!!!

Very awesome job SPD !!! Keep up the amazing work!!!

Great job SPD Thank You All

Thank you Staunton PD for protecting our kids!

Great job well done spd keep up the good work

Thank you SPD Awesome job Thank you for keeping our children safe

Thank you, SPD, for working to keep our children safe from predators.

👏👏👏👏👏👏 Great work SPD! Thank you!

Thank you for the good work.

Great job fellas !

Great job! Thank you SPD!

Thank you for finding them and keeping children safe!

Great job 🙌🏼

Thank you for your hard work and dedication. Thank you Thank you Thank YOU

Awesome work SPD!!! Thank u

So many sicko’s in the world!! Thanks Staunton PD for keeping our children and grandchildren safe!!!

Great job Blue🤘🏼

Thank you staunton police department

Thanks SPD for keeping children safe it’s a crazy world we live in

Thank you Staunton PD!!!

Good job, keep up the good work.

Thanks for all you do! 🖤💙🖤

Reported one of these guys who already has a prior history of this because he was at a store asking about my child in Rockingham County! They did NOTHING! Thank you for protecting our children!

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UPDATE- Thank you for your assistance. The female has been identified.

The Staunton Police Department is seeking the public’s assistance in identifying a female involved in a larceny that occurred on March 19, 2019.

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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UPDATE- Thank you for your assistance.  The female has been identified.  

The Staunton Police Department is seeking the public’s assistance in identifying a female involved in a larceny  that occurred on March 19, 2019.  
 
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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That’s looks like the same lady that stole from downtown before

Yay way to go officers!

Busted! Reason #17 some people hate social media! 😆

TRAFFIC ALERT

UPDATE- All streets have been reopened to traffic.

Please avoid the area of the underpass due to a traffic crash. Multiple detours are in place, and Greenville Ave is closed between Commerce Rd and E Hampton St. Garber St is also closed. Westbound traffic at Richmond/Statler has also been restricted.

The closures are expected to last most of the day. We will provide updates as streets are reopened.
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TFS. Have a great day!

Thanks for warning me. My plan was to go to Pets n Pals this a.m. Let me know if you see any openings!!!! 💕💕💕

Still closed

Any updates on road opening

It was a traffic accident apparently what the post said.....that is what I read......

Shannon Tinsley

Eric Dommer-Rosenborough

Lindsey Coffman

What happened?

Wow

Gary W Hutson

News Leader said a trucker hit it but of course for info like this we have to pay! They may have to shut off power to restore.

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Congratulations to Officer J.C. Kyle for earning the Staunton Police Department Lifesaving Award! Officer Kyle responded to a call for service on December 28, 2018 in reference to an individual that had attempted to commit suicide with an edged weapon. Officer Kyle acted quickly and without hesitation to disarm the individual and apply a tourniquet to the self-inflicted injury. The individual survived their injuries due to Officer Kyle’s actions. We would also like to thank Staunton Fire and Rescue and Staunton-Augusta County First Aid & Rescue Squad,Inc. for their assistance during this call for service. ... See MoreSee Less

Congratulations to Officer J.C. Kyle for earning the Staunton Police Department Lifesaving Award!  Officer Kyle responded to a call for service on December 28, 2018 in reference to an individual that had attempted to commit suicide with an edged weapon.  Officer Kyle acted quickly and without hesitation to disarm the individual and apply a tourniquet to the self-inflicted injury.  The individual survived their injuries due to Officer Kyle’s actions. We would also like to thank Staunton Fire and Rescue  and Staunton-Augusta County First Aid & Rescue Squad,Inc. for their assistance during this call for service.

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Proud of you, honored to call you my nephew 😍!!!

Congratulations Officer Kyle!! Great job!!

Congratulations man all that hard work is paying off brother.

Thank you for your service. Be safe out there

Congratulations brother. Justin is a great asset to the staunton pd and the community. Awesome man.

Thank you for your service!

Extremely proud of you brother!! You're going to do BIG THINGS!! Congratulations!!!

Great job officer jc

Congrats! Good job officer Kyle! 💕

Congratulations Officer Justin.

Congratulations Man

Congratulations on a great and heartfelt job!

Congratulations and thank you for your service Officer Kyle!

Way to go, Officer Kyle!

Thank you Officer Kyle!

Very good Justin❤️

Congratulations, Officer Kyle

So proud of you

Wow!!! Well done sir!! Thank you for your selfless response..

Congratulations and a BIG Thank-You to all involved.

congratulations brotha

Way to go Justin, so proud of you.

Congratulations Justin!! You are an incredible person with an amazing soul!

Thank you for saving a life . I hope the person you saved was able to get the help needed . #stopthestigma #afsp

He's a jolly good fellow ! Rad and Congrats Officer Kyle !

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Thank you to Crossroads Baptist Church for providing breakfast for our officers this morning! ... See MoreSee Less

Thank you to Crossroads Baptist Church for providing breakfast for our officers this morning!

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I have got to plan my visits better.

WEATHER ALERT

Staunton City Schools, Staunton General District Court, Staunton Juvenile and Domestic Relations Court, and Staunton Circuit Court are all closed today due to the weather.

If you must travel please use caution. Officers have already responded to multiple traffic accidents and stranded motorists.
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4 months ago

Staunton Police Department

Save the date!! May 4, 2019 will be our 10th Annual Sgt. Thomas E. Larner Memorial 5k & 10k. Please click the link below to sign up for the race!

www.active.com/staunton-va/running/distance-running-races/10th-annual-sgt-thomas-e-larner-memoria...
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We will be at the Augusta County Regional Job Fair from 1pm-6pm today at Augusta Expo. Please stop by to learn more about our career opportunities. ... See MoreSee Less

We will be at the Augusta County Regional Job Fair from 1pm-6pm today at Augusta Expo. Please stop by to learn more about our career opportunities.

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Maybe next time. Need to loose a bit of wait first

John Hedrick

Is there anything you can’t do Tara Lynn Brown?

I wonder what kind of a job I could get?

Jaysen Bennington

Awesome place to work!

I wonder if they have any career opportunities that are not officer positions

Hayden Mick

Absolutely love working for the Staunton PD!!!

Spencer

Susan Marie Martin we should try and stop by!

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SCAM ALERT

Multiple medical offices in Staunton received phone calls yesterday from a male claiming to be a US Marshal. The male told office personnel they had federal arrest warrants but could avoid arrest by sending several thousand dollars in money orders to him. Office personnel contacted the Staunton Police Department and no money was sent to the scammer.

Please remember that law enforcement agencies will never demand money in lieu of an arrest. If you receive a phone call requesting money from someone claiming to be a law enforcement officer, hang up and do not provide any personal information over the phone. The Staunton Police Department can be reached 24 hours a day at 540.332.3842.
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I keep getting calls, 20-30 a day, saying they're from financial aid and that I was chosen for a federal grant

HAHAHAHAHA! even the scammers are getting lazy!

I keep a whistle next to the phone 😂😂😂

WEATHER ALERT

Please be advised that snow is starting to stick to the roadways and the roads are becoming slick. Please be cautious when driving as officers have already responded to several accidents today.
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I slid into an embankment a little while ago! Scary! If I didn’t have to work, I sure as hell wouldn’t have been out there!

Are they salting the roads or have they put anything down??

In Waynesbo the roads are slick as Ice!!

Yes riads are sluck already in Harrisonburg and snow just started

Anyone wanna have a snow ball fight? 👀👀

Not sure where u guys are talking about. Lol

I don't see any thing you tripping slim

Thank you!

We aren’t getting any snow!😩😩👎🏻😞

Sarah Layman Graf

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NEWS RELEASE

The Staunton Police Department is investigating the report of a male impersonating an investigator from the Social Security Administration. The male approached a residence in Staunton, displayed a silver badge and claimed that the citizen’s account had “fraud activity” and that police would be responding if he was not given money. The male left the area after the citizen declined to speak with him further.

Social Security Administration employees and investigators will never go door to door requesting money or any form of payment. As a reminder, law enforcement will never contact you by phone to request money in lieu of arrest either. There is no evidence to suggest this incident is related to the incident reported yesterday involving a white male impersonating personnel from the City of Staunton Public Works.

The suspect was described as a black male wearing a suit with a silver badge. The male was also described to have a heavy foreign accent. 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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Sigh! why don't these people come to my house?

😳. ‘Tis the season!

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NEWS RELEASE

The Staunton Police Department is investigating the report of a male impersonating an employee of the City of Staunton’s Public Works Department to gain access to a residence. The suspect claimed to need access to a home to check on the water system. The male was not wearing a uniform and did not display an identification card. After the male left the area, multiple items were discovered to be missing from the residence.

City of Staunton Public Works utility personnel will not request access to your residence. Utility employees will only come into a residence if invited by the homeowner as a public service, and all City of Staunton Public Works employees carry identification cards. If a contractor, utility worker, or other individual asks to enter your home you have the right to see their identification. If the worker refuses to provide identification and continues to ask for access to your home, shut the door immediately and call the police department.

The suspect was described as a white male in his 30’s or 40’s with an unknown clothing description. 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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These people prey on elderly please inform the elderly and disabled that dont ghave internet access. Keep an eye on your neighbors too. Do not open doors for anyone this time of year! This is SCAM SEASON everywhere. Also be cautious when shopping etc....

Exactly Peggy Sheffer especially if its broad daylight id remember every little detail this sounds like a SCAM to me

As a caregiver to the elderly, please know that some cannot remember 5 minutes ago. And often ask the same questions repeatedly. They may remember part but not all of an incident. It’s not unusual.

Some people just don't answer the door regardless, probably doesn't apply to them?

Be like, you want access to my home? Bring a sherif and warrent. Other than that, no trespassing. A very easy way to make anyone go away 😂

Sooooo..... in this day and time someone allowed a total stranger to enter their house and then let them go about unsupervised and can't give a description other than gender and approximate age range?....(I'm just gonna stop right here before I say something "unpolitically" correct ...)

CANT UNDERSTAND THEY CANT REMEMBER WHAT CLOTHS HE WAS WEARING SOMETHING IS NOT RIGHT HERE

News Release.... don't be stupid!

Katrina Herron Mayra Williams Roz Willis

Jessica Nicole

Kasey Lyn Christnelly Knox

Gracia Hall

Luis Garcia Heather Jarrell

MarioRetrosi...although I'm sure you have it.

Tiffany Hall Brown

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The Staunton Police Department is seeking the public’s assistance in identifying a female involved in credit card fraud that occurred on November 1, 2018.

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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The Staunton Police Department is seeking the public’s assistance in identifying a female involved in credit card fraud that occurred on November 1, 2018.

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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Wow, won't it be nice when surveillance footage from 2018 will actually be high enough quality to recognize someone. COME ON. Cell phones have been taking better video than this for 5 years!

Just go to McDonalds that's the uniform she's wearing

Destiny Willis? That’s who it looks like

That is a Taco Bell uniform

That is a woman ? WOW !

In her work clothes??? Wow!!!

Looks like a taco bell uniform lol

We can see Mars yet store videos still look like this.

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WEATHER ALERT

Staunton City Schools, Staunton General District Court, and Staunton Juvenile and Domestic Relations Court are all closed today, November 15, due to the weather. If you must travel please use caution. Temperatures are expected to remain around 32 degrees all day, so please be alert for ice on the roadways.
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You all be safe!

Congratulations to our newest officers that graduated from the police academy today! Pictured below from left to right are Officer Rice, Officer Brady, and Officer Salinas with Captain Brown. ... See MoreSee Less

Congratulations to our newest officers that graduated from the police academy today!  Pictured below from left to right are Officer Rice, Officer Brady, and Officer Salinas with Captain Brown.

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Congratulations to all of you & prayers for your safety on & off the job. Thank you for your service. 🎉🙏💙🚔👮

Congratulations!!!!! Thank you all for your Service's, stay safe

Congrats guy thank you for your service

Congratulations to all, stay safe.

Congratulations stay safe!!

Congratulations! Thank you! Be safe always!

Congratulations! Welcome and stay safe!

Lesley L. Brady!!

Congratulations!!!! Thank you for your service!! God Bless!!

Way to go Steven Salinas 💙

Stay safe and good luck out there 🙏🙏🙏🙏

Welcome, thank you for your service!

Thank you so much and may God keep you safe! Your jobs are so important.. Bless you

Congrats Steven Salinas

Congrats on becoming members of the spd

Congratulations! Thank you for choosing a career to serve the public.

Congratulations guys!!!

Congratulations!!! So proud of you!!!

BRAVO and congratulations!!!!

Woohoo Congratulations Salinas 🥰

Congratulations!!! You are joining an awesome team.

Congratulations 🎉

Congratulations

Congratulations!

Thank you for joining our local law enforcement and on behalf of The Paint The Valley Blue Committee we look forward to honoring you and the other brave men and woman of the Staunton PD in 2019! Congrats!

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TRAFFIC ALERT

The Staunton Veteran's Parade will occur this Saturday, November 10. There will be multiple downtown street closures and parking restrictions in place after 9am.

Parking will be restricted on N. Augusta St between Churchville Ave and Frederick St; Frederick St between Central Ave and Market St; Market St between Frederick St and Beverley St; Beverley St betwen Lewis and Jefferson St. There will be handicapped parking available on Central Ave between Frederick and Beverley St. There will also be multiple road closures in effect in the above areas.

Road closures and parking restrictions will be lifted once the parade concludes. We anticipate the event will only last about three hours. Thank you in advance for helping to make this annual event a success.
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Thanks for the advanced notice, Staunton Police Department.

Allie Sanford I think Mom had wanted to take Aunt N downtown Saturday

11/6/18 UPDATE- The female has been identified.

The Staunton Police Department is seeking the public’s assistance in identifying a female involved in a larceny on November 2, 2018. The female was last seen in a black Hyundai Elantra.

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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11/6/18 UPDATE- The female has been identified.  

The Staunton Police Department is seeking the public’s assistance in identifying a female involved in a larceny on November 2, 2018.  The female was last seen in a black Hyundai Elantra.  

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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Police have advised not to approach the woman, just call crimestoppers, to avoid being gummed to death.

They didn't ask for judgement on her looks. Yall should be ashamed of yourselves. You don't know her circumstances surrounding health.

I saw her yesterday at the Waynesboro Walmart. Can’t forget a face like that!

Looks like a demon jumped in her body and was like.... mhhhhhhhmmmm i reckon i'll run ta wallly world and steal a buggy of stuff!!! Dont smoke meth!!

Ashley Marie Huffman

They didnt ask to check the recipt?

Lauren comments

I get stopped every time to check my receipt

She almost got away by the skin of her teeth.

Mom stop doing that! You know better.

Beth Silverstein Jones

Lisa

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The Staunton Police Department had a great time interacting with the community this past weekend. We participated in the "Walk a Mile in Her Shoes" event on Saturday to help raise awareness for victims of domestic violence. We also helped collect about 375 pounds of unused medication at Drug Take Back Day! ... See MoreSee Less

The Staunton Police Department had a great time interacting with the community this past weekend.  We participated in the Walk a Mile in Her Shoes event on Saturday to help raise awareness for victims of domestic violence.  We also helped collect about 375 pounds of unused medication at Drug Take Back Day!Image attachment

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Love the socks 😂😂

Today we received these awesome cupcakes from Noah, a four year old who chose to share with us on his birthday. Thanks Noah! We hope you have a great birthday! 💙 ... See MoreSee Less

Today we received these awesome cupcakes from Noah, a four year old who chose to share with us on his birthday. Thanks Noah! We hope you have a great birthday! 💙

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Those are some awesome parents!

Happy Birthday Noah

Awwwww ! HaPPy HaPPy MeRRy BiRthDaY Noah !! 🎉🎉

Happy Birthday, Noah. You are to be blessed for giving Staunton Police Department the cupcakes.

#randomactofkindness. 😇

How thoughtful on his part!!🤗

So sweet.

So sweet!!!🎂🎈♥️

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NEWS RELEASE

On October 25, 2018, Tristan Shane Hartman, 31, of Staunton was arrested without incident in the City of Staunton as part of a joint investigation involving the Staunton Police Department and Southern Virginia Internet Crimes Against Children (ICAC) Task Force. Hartman was charged with eight counts of knowingly possessing child pornography, and one felony charge for possession of methamphetamine. Multiple electronic devices were seized during the execution of a search warrant at Hartman’s residence on S. Madison St. The forensic investigation of these devices continues. Hartman is being held without bond at Middle River Regional Jail.

The Staunton Police Department is a member agency of the Southern Virginia Internet Crimes Against Children Task Force.
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On October 25, 2018, Tristan Shane Hartman, 31, of Staunton was arrested without incident in the City of Staunton as part of a joint investigation involving the Staunton Police Department and Southern Virginia Internet Crimes Against Children (ICAC) Task Force.  Hartman was charged with eight counts of knowingly possessing child pornography, and one felony charge for possession of methamphetamine.  Multiple electronic devices were seized during the execution of a search warrant at Hartman’s residence on S. Madison St.  The forensic investigation of these devices continues.   Hartman is being held without bond at Middle River Regional Jail.  

The Staunton Police Department is a member agency of the Southern Virginia Internet Crimes Against Children Task Force.

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Excellent job Officers.

Way to go officers

sick sob, a waste of good air. someone needs to find a tall tree and a short piece of rope...

What the h... sick people out there. This makes me so mad and sick. Put all these sick-O's under the jail

Thanks, Officers. You did a good thing here. Glad this creep is off the streets.

He'll still get less time then a drug addict and that's the sad part.

Get em off the streets and right back on them

Gotta get these fools off the streets good job

Great, now if our Justice system does it's job ... This POS should be gone for a long time.

Vik Scott remember him from school 😞

Good Job Staunton PD

Rack EM UP SPD cuff em and stuff em

Good job, SPD and ICAC! Thank you for the work you do!

Richard Drew Perdue

And to think he's got a young daughter. Lock him up and throw away the key

Caty Stogdale

Great job, get em🤗🤗👍👍

Sick pos

👍👍👍🙏

Good JOB!

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NEWS RELEASE

Between October 12 and 20, 2018, several hundred bronze and copper vases were stolen from the Oak Lawn Mausoleum and Memory Gardens on Shutterlee Mill Rd. A photograph of a similar style vase is below.

The vases were not taken from actual grave sites but were damaged items removed and replaced. The vases were stored in a separate section of the cemetery.

Anyone with information regarding 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

Between October 12 and 20, 2018, several hundred bronze and copper vases were stolen from the Oak Lawn Mausoleum and Memory Gardens on Shutterlee Mill Rd.  A photograph of a similar style vase is below. 

The vases were not taken from actual grave sites but were damaged items removed and replaced.  The vases were stored in a separate section of the cemetery.  

Anyone with information regarding 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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They didn’t want the ones at the grave sites as most have been replaced by cheaper models! My Mom paid thousands for headstone and heavy metal vase but for some reason has been replaced with some cheap plastic. They won’t talk to me regarding vase and Mom can’t as she has dementia.

Seams like a inside job if they knew where the old scraps where stored at.

It literally says on the post that they weren't taken from actual graves. And still people are freaking out over exactly that. Come on people.

I hope whoever did this burns in HELL 🔥!!

OMG are people Evil!!!!

My Father’s, Grandparents and Aunt’and Uncles grave sites are there and I've gone many times to find flowers and wresths removed or stolen & very unkempt grounds! Repeated complaints to the Office management has gone and fallen on deaf ears!! Really? You have our money but do nothing to keep this place scared and holy! Shame on you!!

There is a special place for people who would do something like this, and it's not Heaven!

Stealing from the dead....lowest life forms do that 🙁

I will put up $100.00 for the arrest and Conviction of the thief or thieves, and challenge every other community member to match this . Make these so hot nobody in 30 states will want to touch them

My opinion anyone who steals, (especially off a grave site) the good Lord Should Send a Lightening Bolt Roght Down upon them !!!!! Bam

Check the local scrapyards

Need to go by and check in my Familys!!!! Prayers for that or those theives!!

Very sad world we live in these days!!!

People do the most evil things and I don’t get it😲

How can people steal from a cemetary?

WTW,are they thinking.

I have family there, god help you, if you piece of crap stole from them. Your day will come,

What monstrosity when will it end

How very sad

Thanks Leslie! Sent this to Bill!

Inside job, some knew they were there

That is 😔

This is so sad,

I hope they catch these people this is real sickening! I am going to check on my families too.

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9 months ago

Staunton Police Department

TRAFFIC ALERT: Thousands are expected to descend on Staunton this weekend for Queen City Mischief & Magic, and downtown streets will be closed during the festival. Many downtown businesses will be open and participating in the festivities. Please plan your travel routes accordingly, and give our visitors a warm Staunton welcome! www.ci.staunton.va.us/Home/Components/News/News/1369/71 ... See MoreSee Less

Update- The female has been identified, thank you for the assistance!

The Staunton Police Department is seeking the public’s assistance in identifying a female involved in a larceny on September 17, 2018. The female left the area in a Ford Ranger pickup truck with farm use tags.

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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Wow what an amazingly clear picture.

Heather Lowry of greenville

Good ol FARM USE tags

Smile for the camera while you breaking the law duh

Heather Marie Lowery

WTH does farm use tags have to do with this? Other than she would have just parked the truck away from any cameras....🙄

Brent Schoenduby you are so aware of EVERYTHING! Love it!!!!

Omfg heather?!

Don't these idiots know they most likely have cameras in these places?

Yes they do

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TRAFFIC ALERT

UPDATE- As of 7:08 pm Greenville Ave has been reopened.

UPDATE- As of 1:45 pm, the road closure is expected to last up to 8 hours.

Greenville Ave will be closed between Statler Blvd and Barterbrook Rd due to a traffic crash with power lines down in the road. Please avoid the area.

An update will be provided when the road is reopened.
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UPDATE- As of 7:08 pm Greenville Ave has been reopened. 

UPDATE- As of 1:45 pm, the road closure is expected to last up to 8 hours. 

Greenville Ave will be closed between Statler Blvd and Barterbrook Rd due to a traffic crash with power lines down in the road.  Please avoid the area.  

An update will be provided when the road is reopened.

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What happens if you live between the closed area?

That pole is ok 👌 I see them in the county like that all the time😂😂

But letting people go around through super shoes is great let's just block the intersection and not let people get home between there 👍👍👍 keep up the good work

I came around thru the neighborhood behind Wendys ... but as I was sitting at lite in front of supershoes a police cruiser pulled up at intersection so unsure if that’s an option now.

Prayers to who ever was involved 🙏🙏🙏

Some people say no such thing as accident pay attention

Amanda Lightner Moore! I guess I’ll be taking the bypass tonight

Allie Clayton

where the vehicle that hit the pole?

FYI ... Greenville Ave is open

That's easy money. All the wire is still in the air and not mangled on the ground.

Stephen Huffman

Can I get to Mary Gray Ln?

Cheyenne Ramsey

hope the driver is okay they said he was 33 and his name was matthew

Amanda Bartley not sure if you go this way or not.

The person that caused the accident is a friend of mine. He is ok. He had a seizure and blacked out. He has never had a seizure before this.

Did anyone get hurt

Frontier Drive it’s also at a standstill

Dang Johnny Simonetti, you did it again!?

Prayers for this guy!! Too bad most of these post are someone worried about how they gonna get someplace!! Smh

I want to go to El Puerto

The world in such a hurry .why ??????

Melissa do you go this way

Melissa Whiting

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Congratulations to Officer C.D. Ammons on being awarded the Mothers Against Drunk Driving Law Enforcement Award for his efforts in DUI enforcement. This is the second year in a row that Officer Ammons has received this recognition. Thank you for helping us keep Staunton safe! ... See MoreSee Less

Congratulations to Officer C.D. Ammons on being awarded the Mothers Against Drunk Driving Law Enforcement Award for his efforts in DUI enforcement.  This is the second year in a row that Officer Ammons has received this recognition.  Thank you for helping us keep Staunton safe!

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Congratulations, Officer C. D. Ammons, for a job well done. God Bless you and your family alway.

Congratulations Officer Ammons and thank you!!!

Congratulations Officer Ammons

Officer, Thank you for your service. May God protect you.

Way to go officer ammons keep smiling that means alot

Rad Officer Ammons

Congratulations !!! So proud of all your hard work!!!!

Congratulations sir!! And Thank you!

Congrats! Well deserved!

Congratulations Mr. Ammons

Great job Brother

Congratulations and thank you

Congrats man!!!

congrats and thank you

Thanks for your hard work and dedication!

Congratulations Chris!!

Great job, Chris!

Awesome!!!! Congratulations!!!

Amazing job, buddy!!!

Way to go!

Great job!!!! 😊 That is awesome!!

MY HERO!!! 🖤💙🖤

Thank you!

Congratulations

Congrats!!

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Thank you to Martins grocery store on Richmond Ave for providing breakfast for our officers today!

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Glad the picture was taken before Greg ate, afterwards he would be wearing some of it on his shirt. Mostly peanut butter when we walk!!!!!

Josh Boo this? 😡 face? Let me guess you have warrants? Thank you Martin’s!!!

way to go Greg Czerniak sneaking in for free donuts .....

Now if we could just get them to start writing tickets for blowing grass in the road we would be in good shape

Greg's always there for the food. Just kidding....thanks to you all for your service to our city.

I think it’s great!

How did I stay over and miss breakfast?!? Hahaha thank you guys that was so sweet of yall!!!!

Thanks for your honking about them!!

This is very nice.

Great! Always support the men in blue

Boo this.

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NEWS RELEASE

On September 4, 2018 at approximately 12:40 am the Staunton Police Department responded to the 900-block of Alta St for the report of a shooting. Upon arrival officers located George Joyce, 34, of Staunton, with multiple gunshot wounds. He was transported to the University of Virginia Medical Center.

The investigation into this incident is ongoing. Anyone with information regarding 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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Thank you for going to his rescue . I know seeing things like that aren’t the high light of you job.

I heard all the sirens, sounds like it was a quick response.

NEWS RELEASE

On August 31, 2018 Anthony Gamble, 55, of Staunton, and Johnnie Rivers, 55, of Staunton, were charged with tampering with an automobile (18.2-147). The men were arrested in the area of Thornrose Ave.

The department continues to investigate a rash of larcenies from motor vehicles throughout the city. Anyone with information regarding these incidents is asked to call either the Staunton Police Department at 540.332.3842 or Crimestoppers at 1.800.322.2017.
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On August 31, 2018 Anthony Gamble, 55, of Staunton, and Johnnie Rivers, 55, of Staunton, were charged with tampering with an automobile (18.2-147).  The men were arrested in the area of Thornrose Ave.  

The department continues to investigate a rash of larcenies from motor vehicles throughout the city.  Anyone with information regarding these incidents 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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Dude on the right ummm what way you looking?

The Staunton Police Department is seeking the public’s assistance in identifying a male involved in a larceny from Walmart on August 24, 2018.

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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The Staunton Police Department is seeking the public’s assistance in identifying a male involved in a larceny from Walmart on August 24, 2018. 

 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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He looks like every girl around heres boyfriend... he's going to be hard to find lol.

It’s 2018 Those cameras they using are trash

Boooo!

NEWS RELEASE

On August 29, 2018 at approximately 3:00 am, Chloe Bradford, 24, of Waynesboro was arrested in the City of Staunton and charged with misdemeanor credit card fraud, felony credit card theft, and petit larceny. These charges are related to a larceny from a vehicle in the area of Oakenwold Terrace that occurred on August 23, 2018.

The department continues to investigate a rash of larcenies from motor vehicles throughout the city. Anyone with information regarding these incidents is asked to call either the Staunton Police Department at 540.332.3842 or Crimestoppers at 1.800.322.2017.
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On August 29, 2018 at approximately 3:00 am, Chloe Bradford, 24, of Waynesboro was arrested in the City of Staunton and charged with misdemeanor credit card fraud, felony credit card theft, and petit larceny.  These charges are related to a larceny from a vehicle in the area of Oakenwold Terrace that occurred on August 23, 2018. 

The department continues to investigate a rash of larcenies from motor vehicles throughout the city.  Anyone with information regarding these incidents is asked to call either the Staunton Police Department at 540.332.3842 or Crimestoppers at 1.800.322.2017.

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Thank you for keeping the public informed so we can take actions to protect our belongings. Thank you for catching those who break the law

Karma catches up to everyone I guess. 😂😂🤷🏽‍♀️🤷🏽‍♀️

She'll just get probation and be back at it again

What goes around comes around...

Jeff Napier Angie Wiles here she is got her

You do the crime & now you have to do the time 💯

A job well done.

Please try to remember that this once was her mother’s baby , her grandparents joy and her fathers heart and hope... yes the shits wrong but what’s worse is lack of empathy.... and we wonder what creates career criminals.... And please if anyone feels the need to express themselves contact me personally, all my info is public, and I do not entertain or respect anyone who has something slick to say behind the comfort of their keyboard... try looking at things from another’s perspective sometime...

Thank you for the information

She needs to lay off the meth.

Please try to remember that this once was her mother’s baby , her grandparents joy and her fathers heart and hope... yes the shits wrong but what’s worse is lack of empathy.... and we wonder what creates career criminals.... And please if anyone feels the need to express themselves contact me personally, all my info is public, and I do not entertain or respect anyone who has something slick to say behind the comfort of their keyboard... try looking at things from another’s perspective sometime...

I love how people have sooo much to say all the time!!! She needs help in a lot of different ways ...

Piercings ain't gonna pay for themselves

😂😂😂😂🤷🏻‍♀️🤷🏻‍♀️🤷🏻‍♀️

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On August 26, 2018 at approximately 2:00 am, Michael Lee Dunn was arrested in the 800-block of Parkview Ave for a larceny from a motor vehicle. The investigation is ongoing. Dunn has also been charged with three counts of petit larceny; third or subsequent offense (18.2-96/18.2-104), three counts of entering a vehicle with malicious intent (18.2-147), and three counts of grand larceny (18.2-95). These offenses occurred from March 2018 to August 26, 2018.

The investigation into these larcenies continues. 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 August 26, 2018 at approximately 2:00 am, Michael Lee Dunn was arrested in the 800-block of Parkview Ave for a larceny from a motor vehicle.  The investigation is ongoing.  Dunn has also been charged with three counts of petit larceny; third or subsequent offense (18.2-96/18.2-104), three counts of entering a vehicle with malicious intent (18.2-147), and three counts of grand larceny (18.2-95).  These offenses occurred from March 2018 to August 26, 2018.  

The investigation into these larcenies continues.  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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Wow such a nice looking young man to waist his life like that . What a shame.

Thank you for upholding the law and preventing him from further hurting another or taking something else that’s not his to take .

Jennifer S Clifton?

This is right across the road where I live!

Carolyn Baltz Sorrells. That’s close

loser.......

He must have some sticky fingers.

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UPDATE- The tree has been removed and all entrances to the park are now open.

A large tree has fallen in Gypsy Hill Park. The main entrance will be closed for several hours while crews work to remove it. All other entrances to the park will remain open.

We will provide an update when the main entrance is re-opened. No injuries were reported as a result of the downed tree.
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UPDATE- The tree has been removed and all entrances to the park are now open. 

A large tree has fallen in Gypsy Hill Park. The main entrance will be closed for several hours while crews work to remove it. All other entrances to the park will remain open. 

We will provide an update when the main entrance is re-opened.  No injuries were reported as a result of the downed tree.

The Staunton Police Department is at National Night Out at the Waynesboro Target parking lot. Please come visit us; we'll be here until 8pm! ... See MoreSee Less

The Staunton Police Department is at National Night Out at the Waynesboro Target parking lot. Please come visit us; well be here until 8pm!Image attachment

The Staunton Police Department has received multiple reports of thefts from unlocked vehicles. Please lock your vehicles if you will be leaving them unattended for any length of time.

If you see suspicious activity in your neighborhood or around parked vehicles please contact us at 540.332.3842.
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Any part of Staunton in particular more than another? Staunton Police Department

There was a car for half hour in front of my house at 2 am. On Norwood. I turn on my porch light. They turned off their lights. Was gonna call you guys but didnt wanna wake everyone.

Caitlin Kellison leave your car locked!!!!!!!

Hence why I always lock my doors.... common sense. If it's unlocked, even if nothing of value is visible, someone will get in it

Brenda Parker

Amber Haines Harrison Smithers Stacy Nichole Hassler

Thanks!

I dont keep anything in mine

Angi Parker

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The Staunton Police Department will be participating in the 35th annual "National Night Out". Please join us tomorrow, August 7 from 6-8pm in the Target parking lot (811 Town Center Dr, Waynesboro). ... See MoreSee Less

The Staunton Police Department will be participating in the 35th annual National Night Out.  Please join us tomorrow, August 7 from 6-8pm in the Target parking lot (811 Town Center Dr, Waynesboro).

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Becca Smithers might be worth checking out.

Erin Kloiber Lucas would love this!

Sydney Byers Rexrode

Helicopter for throwing communists out

TRAFFIC ALERT

The traffic signal at Richmond Rd and Statler Blvd is cycling much slower than normal due to a mechanical problem. Public Works is aware of the situation. Please do not disregard the traffic signal; it may take much longer than normal but the light will eventually cycle.

Please do not call 911 to report this issue as we are aware of the problem.
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This light has been a problem for months.

Do you mean Richmond Avenue and all crossroads that have a light

Yeah one at Commerce at industry way screwed you also..turns for no reason at 2am

The turn lane at Frontier and Ricmond roads is also stuck

Cool, glad to hear it's not an accident where someone is hurt

Thank you for the information

I agree with Kim Sullenger, this light has taken insanely long for months now.

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Congratulations to Chief Jim Williams who, on July 28, received the Commission on Accreditation for Law Enforcement Agencies, Inc., (CALEA®) Egon Bittner Award. The award is presented to Chief Executive Officers who have commanded a CALEA Accredited agency for fifteen or more continuous years and was created to recognize these leaders for their significant contributions to the public safety profession and to CALEA. ... See MoreSee Less

Congratulations to Chief Jim Williams who, on July 28, received the Commission on Accreditation for Law Enforcement Agencies, Inc., (CALEA®) Egon Bittner Award. The award is presented to Chief Executive Officers who have commanded a CALEA Accredited agency for fifteen or more continuous years and was created to recognize these leaders for their significant contributions to the public safety profession and to CALEA.Image attachment

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Congratulations, Jim. Staunton is proud of you!

Congratulations, Jim! We already knew you were the greatest 🙂

Congrats Chief!

Congrats Chief!

Congratulations Jim, job well done!

Congrats Chief!

Congratulations chief!!!!

Big Congrats to Jim! Staunton is fortunate to have you at the helm!

Congratulations

Congratulations Jim!

Kevin here. Great job Jim!

Congrats !!!!

A personal friend and a consummate professional.. Congratulations Mr. Williams !

Congratulations Cousin.

Congrats!!!!

Congratulations Jim!

Congrats Jim Williams

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NEWS RELEASE

July 24, 2018

Update- It appears this outage has been resolved.

There are currently large sections of the City that are without power due to a transformer explosion in the downtown area. No injuries were reported as a result of this incident.

Multiple traffic signals have been effected by the outage. If you encounter a traffic signal that is not functioning come to a complete stop and only proceed once the way is clear. Please do not call 911 to report these outages as we are already aware of them.

Below is an outage map from Dominion Power.
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NEWS RELEASE 

July 24, 2018

Update- It appears this outage has been resolved. 

There are currently large sections of the City that are without power due to a transformer explosion in the downtown area.  No injuries were reported as a result of this incident.

Multiple traffic signals have been effected by the outage.  If you encounter a traffic signal that is not functioning come to a complete stop and only proceed once the way is clear.  Please do not call 911 to report these outages as we are already aware of them.

Below is an outage map from Dominion Power.

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Missed me by two streets .

Tonya Ruleman Sparks this explains it! Thankfully we’ve got power back now though 😊

Eek! Meghane Govoni and Sarah Coiner Lagos and Caity Blanchard come to my house!

Michael Henderson do we have power ?

Carol Wright Johnson Leah Burke

Brianna Thomas

Kerry Griffin

Gail Howard Finney

Cassandra Anne Brooks didn’t you ask about power

Mine is back on. Dominion told me it was from a downline from tree damage.

Shae Armstrong

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**Power Outage**
Due to a tree limb falling on power lines there are multiple traffic signals out in the N Augusta St./Churchville Ave/Lambert St. areas. Dominion Power has been notified of the power outage and the downed lines and officers are placing signs at intersections to control traffic. Please use caution when traveling through this area.
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Is Selma affected?

Susan Carpenter Peason

Shirley Agnor Wayne Agnor

Megan Brown Hartless

Cigar Simmonss

Sylvia Douglas Stewart...

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The July 4 fireworks display will be launched from a different area of the Gypsy Hill Park golf course this year. The area circled in green below will be restricted for safety reasons. ... See MoreSee Less

The July 4 fireworks display will be launched from a different area of the Gypsy Hill Park golf course this year.  The area circled in green below will be restricted for safety reasons.

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Has anyone had success viewing the fireworks from as far away as the fire station on Augusta?

If anyone sees this and remembers to comment when they are finished it would appreciated! I live too close and my dogs get fairly traumatized so we are going on a drive.

Amber Nicole Harris they did change locations!

The best place to go is parking lot at the Bzsjetbamm and skatebord place.

Will they be good this year? Last couple years they slowly get worst?

Yes Debbie S Lefler we were right underneath them last year it was awesome

Where are they normally launched from on this map

What time will they be put off?

Fire works go off at 10

Jessica Myers

Noooo... We always watch from the top of the ⛳️ golf course.

Lindsey Coffman

Tina Propst

why the change? been in the old spot, no real issues that we knew of, for a long time....

Elizabeth Shifflett Hahn did you see this?

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UPDATE- This subject has been identified. Thank you for your assistance.

The Staunton Police Department is seeking the public`s assistance in identifying the subject in the photo, who was driving the Jeep Wrangler shown, regarding an assault investigation. The photo of the vehicle is somewhat distorted, but the Jeep is a 4 door model, and has an Army sticker on the back window. Please contact the Staunton Police Department at 540-332-3842 with any information.
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UPDATE- This subject has been identified. Thank you for your assistance. 

The Staunton Police Department is seeking the public`s assistance in identifying the subject in the photo, who was driving the Jeep Wrangler shown, regarding an assault investigation.  The photo of the vehicle is somewhat distorted, but the Jeep is a 4 door model, and has an Army sticker on the back window. Please contact the Staunton Police Department at 540-332-3842 with any information.Image attachment

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Chris Huffman?

The photo is from Sheetz. Is there reason to believe the person is local and not a traveler passing through the area?

**Road Closure**
Johnson St is closed from Jefferson St. to Madison St. due to a water main break.
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like it aint wet enough

UPDATE- Gypsy Hill Park is now open.

Gypsy Hill Park is temporarily closed due to flooding. Please drive carefully and be safe!
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Michele this is what you saw

I use to love to go there when lived in Verona.

NOW HIRING- CERTIFIED PUBLIC SAFETY DISPATCHERS

The Staunton Police Department is seeking applicants for Part-Time, Certified Public Safety Dispatchers. ONLY interested individuals who hold a current certification as a Public Safety Dispatcher through the Virginia Department of Criminal Justice Services will be considered for this position. These individuals must submit a completed online employment application with a copy of certification(s). Hourly rate commensurate with experience; no benefits. This position is OPEN Until Filled. EOE

Public Safety Dispatchers serve a vital role in the City’s services. This is a perfect opportunity to join an outstanding team and take part in a rewarding career. Dispatchers receive emergency and non-emergency calls from the public and public safety personnel by radio and telephone, dispatch police, fire, and EMS in response to the identified need and accurately document all related incidents. Position requires the dispatcher to become certified in emergency medical dispatch (EMD) for calls involving critical illness or injury, the ability to work in stressful situations, prioritize tasks, make decisions quickly and have strict attention to detail. Excellent organizational, keyboarding, computing, customer service skills, the ability to adapt to change and the ability to work in a team environment required.

Must be able to work a 12-hour shift: 7:00 p.m. to 7:00 a.m. and 7:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. on a rotating basis, including weekends and holidays. Hiring process requires successful completion of a City of Staunton employment application, interview(s) and background investigation, including a past free from felony conviction and crime(s) involving moral turpitude.

A City of Staunton employment application can be found at www.staunton.va.us.
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NOW HIRING- CERTIFIED PUBLIC SAFETY DISPATCHERS

The Staunton Police Department is seeking applicants for Part-Time, Certified Public Safety Dispatchers. ONLY interested individuals who hold a current certification as a Public Safety Dispatcher through the Virginia Department of Criminal Justice Services will be considered for this position. These individuals must submit a completed online employment application with a copy of certification(s). Hourly rate commensurate with experience; no benefits. This position is OPEN Until Filled.   EOE

Public Safety Dispatchers serve a vital role in the City’s services.  This is a perfect opportunity to join an outstanding team and take part in a rewarding career.  Dispatchers receive emergency and non-emergency calls from the public and public safety personnel by radio and telephone, dispatch police, fire, and EMS in response to the identified need and accurately document all related incidents. Position requires the dispatcher to become certified in emergency medical dispatch (EMD) for calls involving critical illness or injury, the ability to work in stressful situations, prioritize tasks, make decisions quickly and have strict attention to detail.  Excellent organizational, keyboarding, computing, customer service skills, the ability to adapt to change and the ability to work in a team environment required.  

Must be able to work a 12-hour shift: 7:00 p.m. to 7:00 a.m. and 7:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. on a rotating basis, including weekends and holidays. Hiring process requires successful completion of a City of Staunton employment application, interview(s) and background investigation, including a past free from felony conviction and crime(s) involving moral turpitude.   

A City of Staunton employment application can be found at www.staunton.va.us.

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Part time and full time BUT YOU MUST ALREADY BE CERTIFIED TO APPLY.

Amanda Bartley

Megan Mawyer you can have your old job back lol

Rachael Brianne

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The Staunton Police Department is seeking the public’s assistance in identifying a male involved in a larceny from Walmart on May 23, 2018.

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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The Staunton Police Department is seeking the public’s assistance in identifying a male involved in a larceny from Walmart on May 23, 2018.

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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Whats up with the cameras?

Billion dollar company... Twelve dollar security cameras. Good luck catching this guy.

I think their cameras are getting worse!

What is wrong with their cameras?

Ha ha, good one, been caught stealing!

I've seen clearer pictures that were drawn with a crayon.

What I got, some stolen goods and a misdemeanor! Lol

Kind of looks familiar. Clearer pic?

The shirt, Trena D Kestner,Sublime!!! However, I don't recall this exit from the Staunton Walmart.. maybe just me..

Nice potato 🥔 camera Walmart

Um what Walmart are u at cuz it sure as hell ain't staunton

Does anyone recognize this t-shirt lol....

Hey Matt Jensen, it's "What I Got"....that's the question! 😉

Wally world and it's cheap security system ☹️ WTH W.W.

It looks like a watercolor painting....🙄!

Should have had on a Jane's Addiction t shirt actually, you see what I did there Matt Jensen. Probably enough of the music references, I just had to get that one in there.

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UPDATE- Greenville Ave is now open.

ROAD CLOSURE!! Greenville Ave between Richmond Ave and Hampton St is closed due to a motor vehicle accident with utility lines down across all lanes. We will update when the roadway is back open.
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The Staunton Police Department and various community members participated in the annual Law Enforcement Torch Run for Special Olympics earlier today! The Police Department received the torch in Verona from the Rockingham County Sheriff’s Office and Harrisonburg Police Department, the torch was carried through the city and delivered it to the Augusta County Sheriff’s Office on Richmond Ave. Here are few photos captured during the event. torchrunva.com/ ... See MoreSee Less

You may have noticed new traffic roundabouts on George M. Cochran Parkway (near Aldi, Bojangles’ and Sheetz). Roundabouts help with traffic safety but they might be confusing if you have never seen one before. The following video from Virginia State Police might answer some of your questions. As always, please buckle up and drive safely!Here's what you should know about driving roundabouts in Virginia. ... See MoreSee Less

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Pro tip just Baja it through the middle to save time

Love roundabouts. Would be a great solution over by Gypsy Hill Park.

Never driven on a roundabout but it was a good video to learn some tips.

They are the worst..

Hate roundabouts.

gotta be going to buy fast food or to aldi grocery to worry about it. be nice if they ever convert a few of stauntons major intersections to the 'circles' , i grew up with them in new jersey.

Even if you think you know all there is to know about driving, this is a great refreasher

Way faster than stop lights. Helps everyone get to their destination quicker.

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