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#Missing Chad H. Austin's parents, brother, and extended family along with Buena Vista Police Department Chief Keith Hartman today briefed area media about the ongoing search in Amherst, Virginia at #PantherFalls trail east of the #BlueRidgeParkway. Roughly 80 search & rescue teams, Amherst County Sheriff's Office, Virginia Department of Emergency Management & #VSP personnel involved in Saturday's ongoing search efforts. If anyone has any information about Chad Austin or recalls seeing him, his silver Hyaundai Tiburon, or beloved #K9, Gunner, before and/or during the 2019 #MemorialDayWeekend, plz call 911. No tip is too small or insignificant.
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I was really hoping they would have found out something by now. Best wishes for good news...

Praying for his safe return

Prayers for Chad and his family ๐Ÿ™๐Ÿป

Prayers for safe return of your loved one ๐Ÿ™๐Ÿป๐Ÿ™๐Ÿป

Prayers for his return ๐Ÿ™๐Ÿ™

Has anyone taken HIS DOG up there? just wondering take his dog up there let him/her search. that dog knows his sent best..

Continued prayers for Chad and you all......

Prayers to the family ๐Ÿ™๐Ÿป

Continued prayers for Chad and family

Prayers for workers, Chad and family.

Prayers he is found

Prayers he will be found today..

Continued prayers

Prayers for all.

Prayers for the searchers and for the family. Prayers for Chad!!

Prayers for you David and Ellen.

Continued Prayers

Continued prayers

Prayers Chad is found safe๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿ‘

Praying for direction for those searching and peace for those waiting his return

Praying you find this young man safe and get him home

Continued prayers

Prayeren for god to lead him safely home

Praying for your precious family:)

Prayers this man is Found. Thank you for all You Do ๐Ÿ’™

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What a wonderful event and the FOOD is amazing!! Come say hello, learn about a new culture and sign up for our next #VSP Basic Trooper Academy! ๐Ÿ˜‰ #hiring ... See MoreSee Less

Search Efforts Continue for Missing #BuenaVista Man in #AmherstCounty

BUENA VISTA, Va. โ€“ The Buena Vista Police Department is expanding its search efforts Saturday (June 15) for a missing 30-year-old resident. With the assistance of the Virginia State Police, Virginia Department of Emergency Management and Amherst County Sheriff's Office and multiple search and rescue teams (SAR), an extensive search is underway near the Panther Falls area along Route 60 in Amherst County. Buena Vista Police also hope to hear from anyone who may have been passing through the #PantherFalls area over the Memorial Day weekend and may recall having seen Chad H. Austin or his vehicle, a silver 2006 Hyundai Tiburon.

Mr. Austin was last seen this past Memorial Day (May 29) by campers in the Panther Falls area, east of the #BlueRidgeParkway. He was wearing a gray tank top with long shorts below the knees, possibly beige in color.

Mr. Austin was reported missing after his silver Hyundai Tiburon was found around 12:30 p.m. Tuesday (May 28, 2019) on Panther Falls Road in the Shady Mountain/Pedlar River area of Amherst County. The car was found abandoned about 2 miles down the turnoff for Panther Falls Road. His beloved, mixed-breed companion, a dog named Gunner, was locked inside the car.

โ€œThis is extremely unusual for Chad to have gone this long without communicating with his family or close friends,โ€ said Buena Vista Police Chief Richard Hartman. โ€œItโ€™s also very out-of-character for Chad to have left Gunner behind and put at risk by being left inside a locked vehicle. Chad would never willingly let any harm come of him or to any animal, for that matter.โ€

A search of the immediate area resulted in several keys and other personal items belonging to Mr. Austin being found about a ยฝ mile from the abandoned car.

โ€œChad was well-known among the hiking community in this region and along the Appalachian Trail for his charitable goodwill, as he would often help with rides and food, and help folks find places to stay,โ€ said Chief Hartman. โ€œWe are asking anyone who may recall seeing Chad, his car or even his dog, Gunner, at any time over the Memorial Day weekend to please contact us. No detail is too minor as it may be the very information we need to bring him safely home to his family.โ€

Austin is 6 feet in height and weighs between 150 to 170 lbs. He has brown eyes and brown hair. His dog, Gunner, is now being cared for by a close friend.

Anyone with information about Mr. Austin is encouraged to call the Buena Vista Police Department at 540-261-6171 or the Virginia State Police at #77 on a cell phone or dial 911.

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Praying for Chad and his dog and family

Prayers he is found safe and prayers for all the first responders out looking for him today!

Such a handsome young man. My prayers are with the rescue teams searching for him and prayers for his family.

Jesus we pray that you will bring Chad home safely to his family and friends in jesus name I pray amen

Prayers for his safe return home.

Oh this must be so hard on the family. May God give you all supernatural peace and comfort during this time.

Prayers ๐Ÿ’—

Prayers

This is so sad ๐Ÿ˜ž my prayers go out to his fur baby and family for his safe return โค๏ธ

Praying he is found soon, safe!

Being a mother of two young men...I can't imagine the horror and pain you are going through...just please know that I am praying for Chad and your family!!! Many prayers that Chad is found safe!!!

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Have they checked downstream of the falls? Sadly this doesn’t look good.

Carol Hines Rinker

How sad!

Have eneybody took out dogs to look for him thay might pick up a scent were he has been praying for him to come home salf

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#VSP #Trooper Brandon Tester is out at our Area 14 #PublicSafetyDay event! Live & want to work in Shenandoah County, Virginia and/or Page County, Virginia? Then stop by & see Trooper Tester! We're here until 2 p.m. today!! Come out! There is so much to do for everyone! ... See MoreSee Less

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Looking sharp, sir! ๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿป

Hoping you get lots if recruits!

2 days ago

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June is #MoveOverAwarenessMonth in Virginia. The #MoveOver law requires drivers approaching emergency vehicles, tow trucks or highway workers parked on the side of the road with red, blue, or amber lights flashing to move over one lane or #SlowDown.

#MoveOverVirginia

Leesburg Police Department, Leesburg VA Purcellville Police Department Middleburg Police Department Loudoun County Fire and Rescue Virginia Department of Transportation Virginia State Police Fairfax County Police Department Fairfax County Sheriff Prince William County Police Department Warrenton Police Department Fauquier County Sheriff's Office Fauquier County Department of Fire, Rescue and Emergency Management Clarke County Sheriff's Office Frederick County Virginia Sheriff's Office Fredericksburg Police Department Charlottesville Police Department Newport News Police Department Norfolk Police Department Richmond Police Department Chesterfield County Police Manassas City Police Department City of Manassas Fire Rescue Department
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Something so important and also so respectful, needs a reminder? Folks, we need to be supporting our trooper and local police forces 24/7/365. They need our support! So “set the example” starting today!

Pretty egregious behavior if you ask me. Are you the local police force or the local gang? www.facebook.com/694601937276472/posts/2634478473288799/

Virginia's 2018 Crime Analysis Report Now Available Online

#Virginiaโ€™s official and only comprehensive report on local and statewide crime figures for 2018 is now available online at the Virginia State Police website at www.vsp.virginia.gov, under โ€œForms & Publications.โ€ The detailed document, titled Crime in Virginia, provides precise rates and occurrences of crimes committed in towns, cities and counties across the Commonwealth. The report breaks down criminal offenses and arrests by the reporting agency.

Overall, Virginia experienced a 2% decrease in violent crime (murder, forcible sex offenses, robbery and aggravated assault) compared to the previous reporting period.

The following 2018 crime figures in Virginia are presented in the report:

- The number of reported homicides decreased from 455 to 391 or (-14.1%). Victims tended to be younger males; 43.7% of homicide victims were men between 18 and 34 and 49.4% of offenders were men between 18 and 34.

- Motor vehicle thefts and attempted thefts increased 2.4% compared to the previous year. During 2018, 10,472 motor vehicles were stolen and 9,836 motor vehicles were recovered. Of all motor vehicles stolen, 42.5% were taken from the residence/home and an additional 21.8% from a parking lot or garage. The reported value of all motor vehicles stolen was $94,796,605.

- Drug and narcotic arrests increased when compared to the previous reporting period (3%). Marijuana arrests accounted for 59% of all drug arrests, with an increase of 3.6%, when compared to the previous reporting period. Arrests for amphetamines/methamphetamines had the greatest increase from 2,063 to 3,483 (68.8%).

-Fraud offenses decreased 8.5% compared to 2017.

- Of the 663 arsons and attempted arsons that were reported, slightly more than 56% reported the location as โ€œresidence/home.โ€ Neither the time of the day nor the day of the week appears to be associated with this offense.

- Robbery decreased 16.1%. Of the 3,623 robberies and attempted robberies, 42% took place between 6 p.m. and midnight. Days of the week showed little variability in terms of the number of robberies that took place.

- Of the known weapons reported for violent crimes, firearms were used in 77.2% of homicides and 55% of robberies. Firearms were used to a lesser extent in the offense of aggravated assault (27.4%).

- There were 161 hate crimes reported in 2018, which represented a 20.3% decrease compared to 2017. More than half (60.2%) were racially or ethnically motivated. Bias toward religion and sexual orientation were next highest (15.5%, 14.3%, respectively). Of all reported bias-motivated crime, 33.5% was associated with destruction/damage/vandalism of property; another 36% was associated with the offense of assault.

The report employs an Incident Based Reporting (IBR) method for calculating offenses, thus allowing for greater accuracy. IBR divides crimes into two categories: Group A for serious offenses including violent crimes (murder, forcible rape, robbery and aggravated assault), property crimes and drug offenses, and Group B for what are considered less serious offenses such as trespassing, disorderly conduct, bad checks and liquor law violations where an arrest has occurred.

Between 2017 and 2018, adult arrests for Group A and Group B offenses decreased 1.1%. Juvenile arrests also decreased by 4.3%. For both Group A and Group B offenses, there were a total of 279,288 arrests in 2018, compared to 282,987 arrests in 2017, representing an overall decrease in arrests in Virginia of 1.3%.

Per state mandate, the Virginia State Police serves as the primary collector of crime data from participating Virginia state and local police departments and sheriffsโ€™ offices. The data are collected by the Virginia State Police Criminal Justice Information Services (CJIS) Division via a secured internet system. This information is then compiled into Crime in Virginia, an annual report for use by law enforcement, elected officials, media and the general public.

These data become the official crime statistics for the Commonwealth and sent to the FBI incorporating them into their annual report, Crime in the United States.
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Virginias 2018 Crime Analysis Report Now Available Online 

#Virginiaโ€™s official and only comprehensive report on local and statewide crime figures for 2018 is now available online at the Virginia State Police website at www.vsp.virginia.gov, under โ€œForms & Publications.โ€ The detailed document, titled Crime in Virginia, provides precise rates and occurrences of crimes committed in towns, cities and counties across the Commonwealth. The report breaks down criminal offenses and arrests by the reporting agency.

Overall, Virginia experienced a 2% decrease in violent crime (murder, forcible sex offenses, robbery and aggravated assault) compared to the previous reporting period.

The following 2018 crime figures in Virginia are presented in the report:

- The number of reported homicides decreased from 455 to 391 or (-14.1%). Victims tended to be younger males; 43.7% of homicide victims were men between 18 and 34 and 49.4% of offenders were men between 18 and 34.

 - Motor vehicle thefts and attempted thefts increased 2.4% compared to the previous year.  During 2018, 10,472 motor vehicles were stolen and 9,836 motor vehicles were recovered. Of all motor vehicles stolen, 42.5% were taken from the residence/home and an additional 21.8% from a parking lot or garage. The reported value of all motor vehicles stolen was $94,796,605.

- Drug and narcotic arrests increased when compared to the previous reporting period (3%). Marijuana arrests accounted for 59% of all drug arrests, with an increase of 3.6%, when compared to the previous reporting period. Arrests for amphetamines/methamphetamines had the greatest increase from 2,063 to 3,483 (68.8%).

-Fraud offenses decreased 8.5% compared to 2017.

- Of the 663 arsons and attempted arsons that were reported, slightly more than 56% reported the location as โ€œresidence/home.โ€  Neither the time of the day nor the day of the week appears to be associated with this offense.

- Robbery decreased 16.1%. Of the 3,623 robberies and attempted robberies, 42% took place between 6 p.m. and midnight. Days of the week showed little variability in terms of the number of robberies that took place.

- Of the known weapons reported for violent crimes, firearms were used in 77.2% of homicides and 55% of robberies. Firearms were used to a lesser extent in the offense of aggravated assault (27.4%).

- There were 161 hate crimes reported in 2018, which represented a 20.3% decrease compared to 2017. More than half (60.2%) were racially or ethnically motivated. Bias toward religion and sexual orientation were next highest (15.5%, 14.3%, respectively). Of all reported bias-motivated crime, 33.5% was associated with destruction/damage/vandalism of property; another 36% was associated with the offense of assault.    

The report employs an Incident Based Reporting (IBR) method for calculating offenses, thus allowing for greater accuracy. IBR divides crimes into two categories: Group A for serious offenses including violent crimes (murder, forcible rape, robbery and aggravated assault), property crimes and drug offenses, and Group B for what are considered less serious offenses such as trespassing, disorderly conduct, bad checks and liquor law violations where an arrest has occurred.

Between 2017 and 2018, adult arrests for Group A and Group B offenses decreased 1.1%. Juvenile arrests also decreased by 4.3%. For both Group A and Group B offenses, there were a total of 279,288 arrests in 2018, compared to 282,987 arrests in 2017, representing an overall decrease in arrests in Virginia of 1.3%.

Per state mandate, the Virginia State Police serves as the primary collector of crime data from participating Virginia state and local police departments and sheriffsโ€™ offices. The data are collected by the Virginia State Police Criminal Justice Information Services (CJIS) Division via a secured internet system. This information is then compiled into Crime in Virginia, an annual report for use by law enforcement, elected officials, media and the general public.

These data become the official crime statistics for the Commonwealth and sent to the FBI incorporating them into their annual report, Crime in the United States.

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Where is the eastern shore at on your map? Accomack and Northampton county's

Great job !!!!!! Keep va clean

2 days ago

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Happy Flag Day! The American flag was adopted on June 14, 1777. Since then, we've had 27 versions of the flag, and the current 50-star flag is the only one we've had for more than 50 years. It was designed in 1958 by Robert G. Heft, then a 17-year-old high school student. President Dwight D. Eisenhower chose his design out of 1,500 entries, but his teacher only gave him a B- for his efforts, but later raised his grade once it was selected by the president. #FlagDay ... See MoreSee Less

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Our beautiful flag ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ

Got a B- grade, but won out over 1500 entries, then the teacher raised his grade? Pfft....

3 days ago

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#MoveOverVAJune is “Move Over Awareness Month”. We care about the safety of our fellow officers. Please remember to slow down, safely move over and proceed with caution when you see flashing emergency lights on the roadside. We want all our brothers and sisters to go home to their families! ... See MoreSee Less

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Used to be a great campaign in Virginia (at least) called, Drive Defensively. This is a great example. If you view down the way that there are first responders on the side of the road, start immediately to get over, OR more important, if you are already "over", then make room for those who need to get over! I have been in situations where I couldn't get over because cars were bumper to bumper in the next lane. Sure I slow way down if I am next to the incident. But the other drivers need to be aware and make some room!! Drive Defensively means, be aware of what is going on around you and make adjustments to your driving to accomodate!

Something so important and also so respectful, needs a reminder? Folks, we need to be supporting our trooper and local police forces 24/7/365. They need our support! So “set the example” starting today!

Our police are deserveing of any precaution to keep them safe, without their presents I shutter to think of what life would be like.

AMEN...

I may be wrong. But the VSP has jurisdiction in the whole state!

Yea!

This campaign is insightful but it doesnt work. Today on PWC Parkway a routine traffic stop on the right shoulder caused literally everyone to come to a crawling pace. Safe for the officer and offender, sure. But extremely unsafe for the hordes of idiots that mostly text while they drive in VA roads. This was out of the jurisdiction of the VSP unfortunately.

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The law is black and white, if you see red, blue or amber flashing lights slow down and MOVE OVER. We want to go home too...
#MoveOverVA #BeAlert #Thornburgfire #forthem
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Amen!

Please move over.

Right on !people don't get it MOVE OVER !

If you see flashing blue wait for them to get real close and slam on your brakes. In the state of Virginia you are at fault for the accident if you rear ended someone for any reason.

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#K9 Stella & #Virginia #Trooper Enzo Diaz are super excited about working with National Geographic Books! We're keeping the project under wraps for now, but here's a sneak peek that we think you'll paws-itively like! ๐Ÿพ๐Ÿ˜โ™ฅ๏ธ #DoggyDefenders NG.kids ... See MoreSee Less

#K9 Stella & #Virginia #Trooper Enzo Diaz are super excited about working with National Geographic Books! Were keeping the project under wraps for now, but heres a sneak peek that we think youll paws-itively like! ๐Ÿพ๐Ÿ˜โ™ฅ๏ธ #DoggyDefenders NG.kids

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Great work!!

That is animal abuse. If I can only keep a leashes dog on a leash for an hour a day why can thee keep them in kennels for the overwhelming majority of their lives?

This is going to be great! Can’t wait to see it.

Aw man! Stella is a cutie!

Where is that!! ?

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We will never forget...

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Thank you for your service and your ultimate sacrifice for the people of VA.

Thank you for your service. Rest in peace.

For your service and sacrifice. Never forget!

Thanks for your service Sir. RIP

THANK YOU FOR YOUR SERVICE RIP

R.I.P. thanks for your service and dedication. Prayers today for your family and brothers and sisters in blue.

God Bless your family and friends and the time you gave our Great State

God bless. Rip

Praying for his family and friends ๐Ÿ™๐Ÿ™

Always remember, never forget!

Always remember never forget

Always remember. Never forget. ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ˜‡๐Ÿ’™๐Ÿš”

Always remember, never forget!

rest in pece trooper

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R I P

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4 days ago

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Today the students in our CSI Camp spent the morning with deputies as well as Virginia State Police learning about traffic/felony stops, DUI testing and accident reconstruction. They spent the afternoon at the Amherst Range where they received hands on training on firearm safety and use. ... See MoreSee Less

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Awesome

Outstanding!

That's awesome ๐Ÿ˜Š๐Ÿ‘

Wonderful

Always bringing awareness to the up and coming!

Awesome. Hopefully they learned about distracted driving as well.

VSP THANKS !

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Today's #WednesdayWisdom is #CommonSense. When you see our lights, do what's right! #MoveOverVA or, when you can't move over a lane, plz pass cautiously. #MoveOver #BeAlert Virginia Department of Transportation Public Safety Virginia ... See MoreSee Less

Todays #WednesdayWisdom is #CommonSense. When you see our lights, do whats right! #MoveOverVA or, when you cant move over a lane, plz pass cautiously. #MoveOver #BeAlert Virginia Department of Transportation Public Safety Virginia

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Would love to see more enforcement of this

They all have families, respect them please ๐Ÿ˜‡

Stay safe brothers

save a life......move over!!!!

When I see their lights I move off the interstate๐Ÿ˜‚๐Ÿคฃ๐Ÿ˜‚๐Ÿคฃ๐Ÿ˜‚

Be safe!!

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CANCELLED: #Virginia Critically Missing Adult Alert: Missing #EasternShore 18-year-old Female has been SAFELY LOCATED; Search continues for Abductor

#VSP is searching for Miss Vermelle Tontrese Moore, 18, who was abducted early Wednesday morning by Jerry Atonie Satchell, 20, of #Maryland. Satchell was driving a dark green 1993 Ford F-150 with a Virginia license plate: 5792UX. They were last seen at approximately 3:20 a.m. in the Captains Cove subdivision in #AccomackCounty.

Tontrese Moore is a black female with brown eyes and blond hair. She is 5'3 and weights 135 lbs.

Jerry Satchell is a black male with black hair and brown eyes. He is 5'11 and weighs 185 lbs. He was last seen wearing a black-and-white checked shirt, dark pants and a red hat.

Please contact the #VirginiaStatePolice at 757-424-6800 or (in Virginia) by dialing #77 on a cell or 911.

YOU MAY FIND COMPLETE INFORMATION AT www.vasenioralert.com/

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CANCELLED: #Virginia Critically Missing Adult Alert: Missing #EasternShore 18-year-old Female has been SAFELY LOCATED; Search continues for Abductor

#VSP is searching for Miss Vermelle Tontrese Moore, 18, who was abducted early Wednesday morning by Jerry Atonie Satchell, 20, of #Maryland. Satchell was driving a dark green 1993 Ford F-150 with a Virginia license plate: 5792UX. They were last seen at approximately 3:20 a.m. in the Captains Cove subdivision in #AccomackCounty. 

Tontrese Moore is a black female with brown eyes and blond hair. She is 53 and weights 135 lbs. 

Jerry Satchell is a black male with black hair and brown eyes. He is 511 and weighs 185 lbs. He was last seen wearing a black-and-white checked shirt, dark pants and a red hat.

Please contact the #VirginiaStatePolice at 757-424-6800 or (in Virginia) by dialing #77 on a cell or 911. 

YOU MAY FIND COMPLETE INFORMATION AT http://www.vasenioralert.com/

Accomack County Sheriffs Office Accomack County, Virginia Maryland State Police Public Safety Virginia Virginia Department of Transportation

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The Alert has been CANCELLED as Ms. Tontrese Vermelle Moore has been safely located. The search continues for her abductor, Jerry Satchell.

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๐Ÿง™‍โ™‚๏ธ Shared from Ohatchee, Ala. to "Missing, Murdered & Found" on Facebook, a "My South" page. ๐Ÿ™

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#VSP Trooper Phil Koster & Storm were excited to meet future K-9 handler, Junior Officer Shifflett, at #LouisaCounty's "Cone with a Cop" event Tuesday! ๐Ÿพ ... See MoreSee Less

#VSP Trooper Phil Koster & Storm were excited to meet future K-9 handler, Junior Officer Shifflett, at #LouisaCountys Cone with a Cop event Tuesday! ๐Ÿพ

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Future VIrginia State Troopers! What a great picture! Beautiful dog!

Good for you Junior Officer Shifflett. You picked a great future with the Virginia State Police. Good luck to you in your future endeavors. ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐ŸŒน๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ

Great Canine Team

Good to see up and coming troopers!

This is so awesome! When my oldest son was small, we dressed him up like a VSP trooper like his daddy.โค๏ธ

Your with one of the best k9 troopers in the Virginia State Trooper's. Phil knew in 7th grade he was going to be a trooper. Set your goal officer Shifflett, and never forget your in control of your future, no one else. Good luck future trooper Shifflett.

Outstanding photo! Looking great.

Morgan Phillips Koster

Congratulations Jr officer Shifflett

Congratulations!

Awesome

Great!

Nice pic Phil !!!

Outstanding ๐Ÿ’ฏโœŠ

Dave Koster

Goals are good to have. You will do just fine ๐Ÿš”๐Ÿถ

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4 days ago

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June is #MoveOver Awareness Month. #Virginia law states that when approaching a stationary vehicle that is displaying flashing blue, red or amber lights, drivers shall:

- Proceed with caution and, if reasonable, yield the right of way by making a lane change into a lane not adjacent to the stationary vehicle or

- If changing lanes would be unreasonable or unsafe, proceed with due #caution and maintain a safe speed for highway conditions.

Please give law enforcement officers, first responders, #VDOT crews, and tow trucker drivers room to do their jobs safely #MoveOverVA #SafetyFirst #VAHwySafety๐Ÿš‘๐Ÿš’ ๐Ÿš”
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I was on 64 West this morning and saw a disabled vehicle in emergency lane. Everyone in my line of vision moved over EXCEPT for a tractor trailer. There was no one beside him/her to keep them from moving over. I just couldn’t believe it! ๐Ÿ˜ก

Gary R Lewis Jr.

5 days ago

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Great morning with Fox 5 DC Virginia State Police State Farm learning about the dangers of distracted driving #eyesupphonesdown ... See MoreSee Less

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5 days ago

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We would like to thank Virginia State Police, Chesterfield County Police, Colonial Heights Police Department, and Prince George County Police Department for the assistance they provided with our Lieutenant Assessment Center. A very special thanks to Lieutenant Crawford, Lieutenant Jenkins, Lieutenant Young, and Lieutenant Granderson for your help and expertise in our process.

We appreciate your continued partnership and support of the Hopewell Police Department.
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#DARE day is a blast! We are so proud of these 5th Graders! ... See MoreSee Less

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AWSOMe Team Blue B safe out there God bless you all Ty

This is a GREAT program!

VSP Looking for Amelia County Man Wanted in Powhatan County Hit & Run

#VSP is seeking the public's assistance with locating a hit-and-run suspect from #AmeliaCounty. Homer Derwood Boggess Jr., 49, is wanted for a hit-and-run that occurred in #Powhatan County and left a woman seriously injured. Anyone with information about Boggess' whereabouts or the crash is encouraged to call the Virginia State Police at 804-553-3445 or contact us by email at questions@vsp.virginia.gov.

The incident occurred May 30, 2019 (Thursday) at approximately noon on Clement Town Road. Boggess was driving a maroon 1999 Ford Expedition south on Clement Town Road when he rear-ended a 2017 Ford Transit 350 passenger van that had slowed to make a turn. Both vehicles stopped in the roadway. As the driver of the van began walking towards the Ford Expedition, Boggess sped away.

Due to the heavy damage sustained in the crash, the Expedition became disabled about 4 miles from the crash scene. Boggess attempted to hide the Expedition behind bushes near the roadside and then fled on foot. He left behind a 55-year-old female passenger, who had been seriously injured in the crash.

Boggess is wanted for Felony Hit-and-Run, Reckless Driving and Driving on a Suspended License. Boggess is a white male with brown eyes and brown hair. He is 6'1 in height and weighs 195 lbs.

The driver of the Ford van, a 55-year-old Powhatan County man, was not injured in the crash.

The female passenger in the Expedition was transported to a nearby hospital for treatment of serious injuries.

The incident remains under investigation.
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VSP Looking for Amelia County Man Wanted in Powhatan County Hit & Run

#VSP is seeking the publics assistance with locating a hit-and-run suspect from #AmeliaCounty. Homer Derwood Boggess Jr., 49, is wanted for a hit-and-run that occurred in #Powhatan County and left a woman seriously injured. Anyone with information about Boggess whereabouts or the crash is encouraged to call the Virginia State Police at 804-553-3445 or contact us by email at questions@vsp.virginia.gov. 

The incident occurred May 30, 2019 (Thursday) at approximately noon on Clement Town Road. Boggess was driving a maroon 1999 Ford Expedition south on Clement Town Road when he rear-ended a 2017 Ford Transit 350 passenger van that had slowed to make a turn. Both vehicles stopped in the roadway. As the driver of the van began walking towards the Ford Expedition, Boggess sped away. 

Due to the heavy damage sustained in the crash, the Expedition became disabled about 4 miles from the crash scene.  Boggess attempted to hide the Expedition behind bushes near the roadside and then fled on foot.  He left behind a 55-year-old female passenger, who had been seriously injured in the crash.

Boggess is wanted for Felony Hit-and-Run, Reckless Driving and Driving on a Suspended License. Boggess is a white male with brown eyes and brown hair. He is 61 in height and weighs 195 lbs.

The driver of the Ford van, a 55-year-old Powhatan County man, was not injured in the crash. 

The female passenger in the Expedition was transported to a nearby hospital for treatment of serious injuries.

The incident remains under investigation.

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Catch of the week please!!!!

Has he been found yet?

Looks like a relative of Charles Manson๐Ÿคจ

I didn’t know cavemen could drive. Though apparently not too well

My momma taught me not to say anything if it wasn’t nice. ๐Ÿ˜ณ

Check a holler in eastern kentucky somewhere. Looks like he’d blend right in.

I’m guessing he was probably DUI also. Hope you catch him soon. He belongs in a cage like the other dangerous “animals”.

Hr looks like Charles Manson twin

Looks like Charles Manson

Charles Manson is still alive????

He hid a car with a seriously injured person in it before fleeing on foot?

I hope he is caught soon...Sharing

Please share

Homer Derwood doesn’t look like someone who would do such a thing ๐Ÿ™„

He looks like Charles Manson.

Hit and Run, it’s so easy, a caveman can do it !

Tool

Daniel Charles Frank is this Tucker Scott?

Anyone that would do such doesn't care about nobody i hope they catch him

Scumbag

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5 days ago

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The First Annual Eyes Up Phones Down Challenge at 251 West Lee Highway is underway! Bring your teens out to learn about safe driving from Virginia State Police and Fauquier County Sheriff's Office !

#eyesupphonesdown ๐Ÿš“๐Ÿš”๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿป
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#VSP is so proud of the amazing athletes who give it their all every year at the Special Olympics Virginia games! Thank you for inspiring us to work harder alongside our many #lawenforcement partners across #Virginia to support you!! #specialolympic #athletes Virginia Association of Chiefs of Police & Foundation Virginia Sheriffs' Association (VSA) Public Safety Virginia ... See MoreSee Less

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Thank you VSP for all you do.

Thank you VSP for making every athlete feel so special! I truly appreciate your service to Special Olympics. Everyone was outstanding!

This is so nice too see!

Nice job! Rock steady.

Thank you ๐Ÿ’™๐Ÿ–ค

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6 days ago

Virginia State Police

Arrest made in Meth Lab discovery

On Saturday June 8, 2019 around 8:30 p.m. police responded to the 2100 block of County Drive in reference to occupants of a trailer making methamphetamine. Donnie Dunn, 51 years old and Rodney Carter, 46 years old both from Petersburg were taken into custody and charged with manufacturing a controlled substance. Both are incarcerated at Riverside Regional Jail. Virginia State Police and the Petersburg Fire Department responded and cleaned up the hazardous chemicals and drugs.
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Congratulations!! Great job!

Great job guys!!!!

Awesome job...

Great job Trooper's.

Great work

Thank you for cleaning up Virginia!

Bust them all!

Keep them in jail.

Thanks for taking these guys down! I hope they enjoy the Gray Bar Saloon.

Good job law enforcement

Maybe its maybelline, maybe its methamphetamine.

I wish you could bust them all

SAY MY NAME.

Immigration status?

Man thats methed up

Buh bye scum!! Good job VSP!!

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We will never forget...

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Thank you for your service and your ultimate sacrifice for the people of the United States

For your service and sacrifice. Always remember!

Rest In Peace

Thank you for your service.

Rest in peace thank you for your service

For all those Troopers we pray and Never Forget!!

Praying for his family ๐Ÿ™๐Ÿ™

Always remember, never forget!!

Always remember never forget

Always in memory for the sacrifice. I too am a police survivor, the incident of my loved one's death lives with me always.

Praying for his family ๐Ÿ™๐Ÿ™

Always remember. Never forget. ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿš”๐Ÿ’™๐Ÿ˜‡

NEVER FORGET THIS HERO

RIP BROTHER

RIP BROTHER IN BLUE ๐Ÿ’™

NEVER FORGET

๐Ÿ’™๐Ÿ™๐Ÿ–ค

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1 week ago

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#MoveOverVA

Loudoun County Fire and Rescue
When you hear sirens or see emergency lights๐Ÿšจ, help keep our first responders safe ๐Ÿš’‍๐Ÿš‘๐Ÿš“ by slowing down and moving over right away!

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Loudoun County Sheriff's Office
Middleburg Police Department
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I actually learned this in US Naval Bootcamp. I recommend every driver see the Fire on the USS Forrestal. Get the heck out of the way.

When you feel the need to "educate" drivers with elementary, common sense, mnemonic videos maybe it's time to toughen up licensing requirements? Too many people ignorant of or unable to adhere to basic driving principles?

If only we could get folks off their cell phones, to obey the move over law.

I've been on the end of this dying in a car waiting for 1st responders to get thru traffic from people who don't know nor obey the law to MOVE OVER. It could be someone's life! Pay attention when driving even if your stopped in traffic.

1 week ago

Virginia State Police

Make the Wise Choice, Buckle Up!

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#Trooper Kara Pegram of our #SearchandRecovery Team was mentoring to future generations today. #VSP Trooper Adam Waybright's daughter was thrilled to meet a woman Trooper. ๐Ÿš”๐Ÿ’™๐Ÿ‘ฎโ€โ™€๏ธ ... See MoreSee Less

#Trooper Kara Pegram of our #SearchandRecovery Team was mentoring to future generations today. #VSP Trooper Adam Waybrights daughter was thrilled to meet a woman Trooper. ๐Ÿš”๐Ÿ’™๐Ÿ‘ฎโ€โ™€๏ธ

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God bless our State Police.

♥๏ธ

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1 week ago

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Using the Harley-Davidson because no one will sign up to ride a BMW. ๐Ÿ™„

If I was young again I'd be on one of those motorcycles protecting and serving don't let life pass you by

Now that’s dedication to service lol

Find us the best of the BEST!!!!!

Please stay safe and thank you for your time and support and your great service. Will keep you all in my prayers

Love it.

Where is this at?

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Special Olympics Virginia Law Enforcement #TorchRun tonight in #RVA. #VSP was proud to be a part of running the torch to the University of Richmond๐Ÿƒ๐Ÿผโ€โ™‚๏ธ๐Ÿƒ๐Ÿฝโ€โ™€๏ธ Best of luck to all the athletes tomorrow at the games! ... See MoreSee Less

Special Olympics Virginia Law Enforcement #TorchRun tonight in #RVA. #VSP was proud to be a part of running the torch to the University of Richmond๐Ÿƒ๐Ÿผโ€โ™‚๏ธ๐Ÿƒ๐Ÿฝโ€โ™€๏ธ Best of luck to all the athletes tomorrow at the games!Image attachment

Heavy rain and flash flooding are already impacting highways across the Commonwealth this afternoon. Please donโ€™t attempt to drive through high water...#TurnAroundDontDrown #vahwysafety #slowspeedforconditions And, remember headlights on when wipers are working! ... See MoreSee Less

Heavy rain and flash flooding are already impacting  highways across the Commonwealth this afternoon. Please donโ€™t attempt to drive through high water...#TurnAroundDontDrown #vahwysafety #slowspeedforconditions And, remember headlights on when wipers are working!

#VSP Motors Units were honored to assist Thursday with the National D-Day Memorial 75th Anniversary ceremonies in #BedfordCounty. #DDay75 #NeverForget #Sacrifice #Service #Freedom #ValorServicePride ... See MoreSee Less

#VSP Motors Units were honored to assist Thursday with the National D-Day Memorial 75th Anniversary ceremonies in #BedfordCounty. #DDay75 #NeverForget #Sacrifice #Service #Freedom #ValorServicePrideImage attachment

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thank you for your service๐Ÿ’™๐Ÿ’™

Thank you for your service.

Thank you all for your service and tribute

Thank you for your respect and honor that was shown to our veterans and our country

Thank you.

Thank you for all your sacrifices.

God bless our State Police, may their minds be clear, wits sharp and equipment in check.

Thanks to you all ~ ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ

Love ya all!

Who else thinks there is something ironic about a German motorcycle at a D-Day ceremony?

Well done VSP.

Ang gals

Look good guys be safe

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1 week ago

Virginia State Police

Tip-A-Cop was a HUGE success!!!

We were able to raise over $2,900.00! A generous donation of $1,500.00 was received from Battlefield Toyota and the rest was due to the support of this amazing community.

We could only have accomplished this with the support of Glory Days, Culpeper Police Department staff, Culpeper Office of Emergency Services (Company 12), the Virginia State Police, Culpeper County Emergency Communications Center, and the Culpeper Law Enforcement Explorers.

Thank you to everyone who joined us this evening.
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1 week ago

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Virginia State Trooper Bear cruised over to CHKD this week to give fist bumps, hugs, and tiny stuffed animals bearing his fuzzy resemblance to kids throughout the hospital. He even played along with a patient’s request to surprise her mom when she walked into the room. Silly bear! Virginia State Police #CHKD #TrooperBear #HappyHappy #SmilesforDays ... See MoreSee Less

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Thank you!!!

Thank you I'm sure that made them smile

What a good deed. Good community outreach.

What an AWESOME thing to do!

Our Troopers are the best.

Angels everywhere

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OPERATION WASHOUT YIELDS 90 ARRESTS: Federal, state and local law enforcement partners together to reduce violent crime in #Richmond and the #TriCities Regions

RICHMOND, Va. โ€“ A one week, large-scale gang enforcement operation, labeled "Operation Washout" wrapped up on May 24, resulting in 90 arrests of alleged violent offenders and fugitives in the Richmond area.

โ€œThe resounding success of this multi-agency operation is a testament to the level of cooperation between the individuals and the leadership from each of the participating agencies,โ€ said Nick Proffitt, U.S. Marshal for the Eastern District of Virginia. โ€œThe level of professionalism and dedication to the
communities each of these officers, investigators and agents serve, displays their commitment to ensuring the safety of our citizens here in the Commonwealth. I am proud of our law enforcement partners and am humbled that the Marshals Service is a part of this team. These operations are truly the
epitome of efficiency, and the results speak for themselves.โ€

Led by the U.S. Marshals Service, multiple federal, state and local law enforcement agencies worked around the clock from May 20 to May 24, concentrating their efforts primarily on known gang members who were wanted in the Richmond and Tri-Cities areas. Of the 90 arrests, 22 were documented gang
members, and many others arrested were suspected gang members or associates. Additionally, several wanted persons not originally targeted in the operation were arrested after being found in the company of targeted fugitives. Additional state and federal prosecutions are pending on those arrested where drug, gun or other crime evidence was seized during or subsequent to the personโ€™s arrest.

Operation Washout Highlights
๏‚ท Seizure of 6 firearms including an AK-47 type pistol and sawed-off shotgun.
๏‚ท 54 grams of heroin. Additional seizures of cocaine,
marijuana and oxycontin pills.
๏‚ท 6 murder related arrests.
๏‚ท Arrested Gang affiliations: Bloods, Crips, Gangster Disciples, Pagans, Hells Angels, Aryan
Brotherhood, Stain Gang/Campaign Gang, Ward Boyz, Willow Boyz, Chippenham Money Makers, Juggalos and 5th Ward Gang.

โ€œThank you to the U.S. Marshals Service and all of the participating law enforcement partners who contributed to this successful anti-violent crime initiative,โ€ said Zach Terwilliger, U.S. Attorney for the Eastern District of Virginia. โ€œThe federal, state, and local cooperation amongst law enforcement in the
Richmond Division is both tremendous and critical as we continue to fight the scourge of gun and gang violence. The brave men and women in law enforcement who put themselves at risk to apprehend these alleged criminals deserve our admiration and thanks.โ€

The U.S. Marshals Serviceโ€™s national fugitive initiative known as Operation Washout was deployed to local communities to bring immediate relief from violent, gang-related crime. The collaborative law enforcement effort was accomplished by targeting and arresting violent fugitives who were wanted by
authorities for high-profile crimes such as homicide, felony assault and sexual assault, illegal possession of firearms, illegal drug distribution, robbery and arson. Operation Washoutโ€™s success should send a strong message to gang members and others responsible for preying on citizens in the region that their actions will face a unified law enforcement response. Operations like Washout will continue in the
future in an effort to reduce violent crime in the Eastern District of Virginia.

Since 2010, U.S. Marshals โ€“ led Counter Gang Operations have resulted in more than 9,000 arrests of
violent offenders and the seizure of more than 2,000 illegal firearms.
Operation Washout Notable Arrests
๏‚ท Jyahshua Hill, wanted in Richmond, was arrested for felony animal cruelty resulting in death.
Hill allegedly tied a dog to a fence and set the animal on fire, resulting in itโ€™s death.
๏‚ท Jamonte Brothers, wanted in Hopewell, was arrested for a double homicide, kidnapping and
using a firearm in the commission of a felony.
๏‚ท Simeon Gordon and Toron Bloomfield, gang members wanted in Chesterfield, were arrested for
aggravated assault and shooting into an occupied dwelling. A firearm was seized incident to
arrest.
๏‚ท Donnel Young and Nicole Andrews, wanted in Richmond, were arrested for robbery and
suspected of involvement in the homicide of Charles P. Smith IV in his home in The Fan.
๏‚ท Andrew Cortez Scott, Jr., a gang member wanted in Hopewell for Robbery and Firearm offenses,
was arrested in Petersburg. Four firearms were recovered from his residence.
๏‚ท Timon and Timothy Ward, gang members wanted in Richmond, were arrested for conspiracy to
murder and rob Reginald Addo.
๏‚ท Phillip Curtis White, IV, a gang member wanted out of St. Louis, MO for multiple counts of

Armed Robbery, was located and arrested in Henrico County.
Operation Washout was led by the U.S. Marshals Service in partnership with: Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF); Virginia State Police; Virginia Department of Corrections; Richmond City Police Department; Chesterfield County Police Department; Chesterfield County Sheriffโ€™s Office; Henrico County Police Department; Hanover County Sheriffโ€™s Office; Petersburg Bureau of Police; Hopewell Police Department; Colonial Heights Police Department; U.S. Attorneyโ€™s Office for the Eastern District of Virginia; and the Richmond Commonwealthโ€™s Attorneyโ€™s Office.
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OPERATION WASHOUT YIELDS 90 ARRESTS: Federal, state and local law enforcement partners together to reduce violent crime in #Richmond and the #TriCities Regions

RICHMOND, Va. โ€“ A one week, large-scale gang enforcement operation, labeled Operation Washout wrapped up on May 24, resulting in 90 arrests of alleged violent offenders and fugitives in the Richmond area.

โ€œThe resounding success of this multi-agency operation is a testament to the level of cooperation between the individuals and the leadership from each of the participating agencies,โ€ said Nick Proffitt, U.S. Marshal for the Eastern District of Virginia. โ€œThe level of professionalism and dedication to the
communities each of these officers, investigators and agents serve, displays their commitment to ensuring the safety of our citizens here in the Commonwealth. I am proud of our law enforcement partners and am humbled that the Marshals Service is a part of this team. These operations are truly the
epitome of efficiency, and the results speak for themselves.โ€

Led by the U.S. Marshals Service, multiple federal, state and local law enforcement agencies worked around the clock from May 20 to May 24, concentrating their efforts primarily on known gang members who were wanted in the Richmond and Tri-Cities areas. Of the 90 arrests, 22 were documented gang
members, and many others arrested were suspected gang members or associates. Additionally, several wanted persons not originally targeted in the operation were arrested after being found in the company of targeted fugitives. Additional state and federal prosecutions are pending on those arrested where drug, gun or other crime evidence was seized during or subsequent to the personโ€™s arrest.

Operation Washout Highlights
๏‚ท Seizure of 6 firearms including an AK-47 type pistol and sawed-off shotgun.
๏‚ท 54 grams of heroin. Additional seizures of cocaine, 
marijuana and oxycontin pills.
๏‚ท 6 murder related arrests.
๏‚ท Arrested Gang affiliations: Bloods, Crips, Gangster Disciples, Pagans, Hells Angels, Aryan
Brotherhood, Stain Gang/Campaign Gang, Ward Boyz, Willow Boyz, Chippenham Money Makers, Juggalos and 5th Ward Gang.

โ€œThank you to the U.S. Marshals Service and all of the participating law enforcement partners who contributed to this successful anti-violent crime initiative,โ€ said Zach Terwilliger, U.S. Attorney for the Eastern District of Virginia. โ€œThe federal, state, and local cooperation amongst law enforcement in the
Richmond Division is both tremendous and critical as we continue to fight the scourge of gun and gang violence. The brave men and women in law enforcement who put themselves at risk to apprehend these alleged criminals deserve our admiration and thanks.โ€

The U.S. Marshals Serviceโ€™s national fugitive initiative known as Operation Washout was deployed to local communities to bring immediate relief from violent, gang-related crime. The collaborative law enforcement effort was accomplished by targeting and arresting violent fugitives who were wanted by
authorities for high-profile crimes such as homicide, felony assault and sexual assault, illegal possession of firearms, illegal drug distribution, robbery and arson. Operation Washoutโ€™s success should send a strong message to gang members and others responsible for preying on citizens in the region that their actions will face a unified law enforcement response. Operations like Washout will continue in the
future in an effort to reduce violent crime in the Eastern District of Virginia.

Since 2010, U.S. Marshals โ€“ led Counter Gang Operations have resulted in more than 9,000 arrests of
violent offenders and the seizure of more than 2,000 illegal firearms.
Operation Washout Notable Arrests
๏‚ท Jyahshua Hill, wanted in Richmond, was arrested for felony animal cruelty resulting in death.
Hill allegedly tied a dog to a fence and set the animal on fire, resulting in itโ€™s death.
๏‚ท Jamonte Brothers, wanted in Hopewell, was arrested for a double homicide, kidnapping and
using a firearm in the commission of a felony.
๏‚ท Simeon Gordon and Toron Bloomfield, gang members wanted in Chesterfield, were arrested for
aggravated assault and shooting into an occupied dwelling. A firearm was seized incident to
arrest.
๏‚ท Donnel Young and Nicole Andrews, wanted in Richmond, were arrested for robbery and
suspected of involvement in the homicide of Charles P. Smith IV in his home in The Fan.
๏‚ท Andrew Cortez Scott, Jr., a gang member wanted in Hopewell for Robbery and Firearm offenses,
was arrested in Petersburg. Four firearms were recovered from his residence.
๏‚ท Timon and Timothy Ward, gang members wanted in Richmond, were arrested for conspiracy to
murder and rob Reginald Addo.
๏‚ท Phillip Curtis White, IV, a gang member wanted out of St. Louis, MO for multiple counts of

Armed Robbery, was located and arrested in Henrico County.
Operation Washout was led by the U.S. Marshals Service in partnership with: Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF); Virginia State Police; Virginia Department of Corrections; Richmond City Police Department; Chesterfield County Police Department; Chesterfield County Sheriffโ€™s Office; Henrico County Police Department; Hanover County Sheriffโ€™s Office; Petersburg Bureau of Police; Hopewell Police Department; Colonial Heights Police Department; U.S. Attorneyโ€™s Office for the Eastern District of Virginia; and the Richmond Commonwealthโ€™s Attorneyโ€™s Office.

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I am so impressed!!! I had no idea the state police were so involved with detective work and striving to keep the gangs off our streets. I am in AWE!!! So thankfulโค

Great job, let's hope the courts keep them in prison and not let them out on bail.

Thank you for the awesome work! Also, why are Juggalos considered a gang?

Thank you for removing these monsters from the streets...even if it is only temporarily for most of them. Jyashua Hill should be tied to a fence and burned alive. What he did to that poor dog deserves nothing less!

Awesome jobs from everyone involved ty for what yall do and be safe out there!!!!!!

Great job! We desperately need a similar operation in Culpeper...

Jesse Puryear

Such a dangerous situation and great coordination between agencies. My thanks to all who put their lives at risk each day and for getting the job done.

Another way VSP are policing and keep our communities safe. Thank you VSP. Always Back the Blue.

Great job!! Glad you got those clowns off the street!!!

Excellent job, very dangerous. May God protect you all.

Congratulations!!! Thanks for doing a great job!!!!

fantastic work!

Thank you..be safe!

OUTSTANDING JOB!!!!

Excellent team work. Thank you for your efforts.

Great job, now it’s the courts job to put them behind bars for a long time

Thank you so much. ♥๏ธ๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿ‘ฎ‍โ™€๏ธ๐Ÿ‘ฎ‍โ™‚๏ธ

You all ROCK! Glad everyone is safe and sound. Please stay vigilant! Thank you is so very lame for the work you all do every day!

Great job

thank you ! I hope the judicial system now works with maximum penalties. Stay safe.

Thank y'all and be safe

Good job law enforcement

Fantastic. Thank you

๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿ‘ Now let's hope the justice system gives them what they deserve!!

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Annual #EastCoast Traffic Safety Op Signals Start to Summer Travel Season

A total of nine state police and highway patrol agencies are partnering again this year for the East Coastโ€™s most extensive traffic safety initiative targeting non-interstate highway corridors. This will be the seventh year for Operation Border to Border, which focuses on U.S Route 15 and U.S. Route 17. Both are popular highways with college students and families kicking off their summer vacations and trying to avoid congested interstates.

To help ensure safe travels for thousands of students and families up and down the East Coast, state troopers with Maryland State Police Florida Department of Highway Safety and Motor Vehicles Georgia Department of Public Safety New York State Police North Carolina State Highway Patrol PA State Police South Carolina Department of Public Safety #VirginiaStatePolice and West Virginia State Police will carry out Operation Border to Border to prevent traffic crashes, injuries and fatalities along targeted primary highways within each state. Beginning at 12:01 a.m. Friday, June 7, 2019, through midnight Sunday, June 9, 2019, this seamless traffic safety effort will include saturation patrols, sobriety checkpoints and other enforcement initiatives aimed at saving lives and combating criminal activity along the major, non-interstate highways.

The operation will specifically be targeting 791 miles of U.S. Route 15, which originates in Waterboro, S.C., and ends in Corning, N.Y. Florida and Georgia state troopers will be concentrating their patrol efforts on 317 miles of U.S. Route 17. West Virginia State Police will be patrolling different stretches of non-interstate, heavily-traveled highways throughout the state that are prone to traffic crashes. With so many state troopers on patrol this weekend, motorists are reminded to comply with each stateโ€™s #MoveOver law.

Speed, distracted driving and impaired drivers are again at the core of the traffic safety initiative. During the three-day 2018 Operation Border to Border, a total of 1,047 speeders were cited, 19 DUI arrests were made, and 332 seat belt violations were cited across all nine states. In addition, 153 commercial vehicle violations were cited and 16 drug/narcotic arrests were made.

According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), speeding killed 9,717 people in 2017, accounting for more than a quarter (26%) of all traffic fatalities in the U.S. that same year. Distracted driving was a factor in 3,166 traffic deaths across the nation last year. Every day, almost 30 people in the U.S. die in drunk-driving crashes, which equated to one person killed every 48 minutes in 2017.

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Annual #EastCoast Traffic Safety Op Signals Start to Summer Travel Season 

A total of nine state police and highway patrol agencies are partnering again this year for the East Coastโ€™s most extensive traffic safety initiative targeting non-interstate highway corridors. This will be the seventh year for Operation Border to Border, which focuses on U.S Route 15 and U.S. Route 17. Both are popular highways with college students and families kicking off their summer vacations and trying to avoid congested interstates.

To help ensure safe travels for thousands of students and families up and down the East Coast, state troopers with Maryland State Police Florida Department of Highway Safety and Motor Vehicles Georgia Department of Public Safety New York State Police North Carolina State Highway Patrol PA State Police South Carolina Department of Public Safety #VirginiaStatePolice and West Virginia State Police will carry out Operation Border to Border to prevent traffic crashes, injuries and fatalities along targeted primary highways within each state. Beginning at 12:01 a.m. Friday, June 7, 2019, through midnight Sunday, June 9, 2019, this seamless traffic safety effort will include saturation patrols, sobriety checkpoints and other enforcement initiatives aimed at saving lives and combating criminal activity along the major, non-interstate highways.

The operation will specifically be targeting 791 miles of U.S. Route 15, which originates in Waterboro, S.C., and ends in Corning, N.Y. Florida and Georgia state troopers will be concentrating their patrol efforts on 317 miles of U.S. Route 17.  West Virginia State Police will be patrolling different stretches of non-interstate, heavily-traveled highways throughout the state that are prone to traffic crashes. With so many state troopers on patrol this weekend, motorists are reminded to comply with each stateโ€™s #MoveOver law.

Speed, distracted driving and impaired drivers are again at the core of the traffic safety initiative. During the three-day 2018 Operation Border to Border, a total of 1,047 speeders were cited, 19 DUI arrests were made, and 332 seat belt violations were cited across all nine states. In addition, 153 commercial vehicle violations were cited and 16 drug/narcotic arrests were made.

According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), speeding killed 9,717 people in 2017, accounting for more than a quarter (26%) of all traffic fatalities in the U.S. that same year. Distracted driving was a factor in 3,166 traffic deaths across the nation last year. Every day, almost 30 people in the U.S. die in drunk-driving crashes, which equated to one person killed every 48 minutes in 2017.

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I Pray God puts hedge of protection around each and everyone! Thank You for protecting us. God Bless

So illegal stop and checks by our unconstitutional police departments. No probable cause stops.start standing up Americans

For those whiners - nothing to do with money; do you know almost 40,000 people lose their lives annually in traffic crashes? Speeding, impairment, and not wearing seat belts are prevalent in these fatalities. Do you want a family member sharing these roads with a drunk driver; do you want a speeding motorist taking a curve with a family member going in the opposite direction and do you insist family members where seat belts? Think!

How about a little help on 460 between Suffolk and Waverly? That corridor has become a free for all. Specifically from Windsor to Ivor. I remember a time when you couldn’t travel 5 miles down 460 in either direction without seeing a trooper. Now, you can go days and days and days without seeing one, much less one on a traffic stop.

It’s nice of y’all to warn people and sad that they can’t heed the warnings but I suggest no warning because most will mind their p’s and q’s. Wonder how many arrests and citations there would be when people are doing their normal day to day.

Stay safe out there.

Adam

Javi Alfredo

Make sure all your papers are in order....

So, one day like every day circa 1979 ?...

So New Jersey, Delaware doesn’t want to participate?? Sad

Nine states partnering to make money from handing out tickets.

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#VSP Trooper Enzo Diaz & #K9 Stella are all smiles because they're so excited to be working on a THRILLING NEW project with National Geographic Books! More details coming soon...๐Ÿพ๐Ÿ˜ #DoggyDefenders NG Kids ... See MoreSee Less

#VSP Trooper Enzo Diaz & #K9 Stella are all smiles because theyre so excited to be working on a THRILLING NEW project with National Geographic Books! More details coming soon...๐Ÿพ๐Ÿ˜ #DoggyDefenders NG Kids

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Proud of you, cuz!!!!

Congrats man. Keep up the hard work.

Win-win! #VSP & #NGKids

Hey bud congradulations on being at state trooper never knew this lol good for u bro

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Some national exposure for the VSP!!! Way to go

I already have my book pre ordered. Can't wait.

Dos Specs! ๐Ÿ’ช

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Grand Jury Indicts 21 in Federal Drug Conspiracy Case Centered in Wise and Lee Counties: Indictment Includes Firearms, Witness Intimidation Charges

bingdon, VIRGINIA โ€“ Twenty-one individuals from Wise and Lee counties in Southwest Virginia were charged by a federal grand jury in an indictment unsealed today with conspiracy to distribute and possess with the intent to distribute 500 grams or more of methamphetamine, and other federal drug crimes, United States Attorney Thomas T. Cullen announced today.

The indictment was returned, under seal, May 29, 2019, and unsealed today following the arrest of five of the defendants. The complete list of those defendants arrested today or previously in custody is below. Four remaining defendants remain wanted by authorities.

1.Travis Lee Pennington: 36, of Appalachia, Va., is charged with one count of conspiracy to distribute and possess with the intent to distribute 500 grams or more of methamphetamine, three counts of distribution and possession with the intent to distribute methamphetamine, one count of using a communication device in the commission of a drug trafficking offense, one count of possession of a firearm in furtherance of a drug trafficking crime, one count of being a convicted felon illegally in possession of a firearm, one count of being in possession of a firearm that had the manufacturerโ€™s serial number removed or altered, and one count of using violence or the threat of violence to retaliate against a witness.

2.Omar Kareem Banks: 44, of Coeburn, Va., is charged with one count of conspiracy to distribute and possess with the intent to distribute 500 grams or more of methamphetamine, one count of distribution and possession with the intent to distribute methamphetamine, one count of possession of a firearm in furtherance of a drug trafficking crime, and one count of being a convicted felon illegally in possession of a firearm.

3.Shawn Brandon Barnes: 40, of Appalachia, Va., is charged with one count of conspiracy to distribute and possess with the intent to distribute 500 grams or more of methamphetamine, two counts of distribution and possession with the intent to distribute methamphetamine, and one count of using a communication device in the commission of a drug trafficking offense.

4.Jeffrey Wayne Caudill: 47, of Keokee, Va., is charged with one count of conspiracy to distribute and possess with the intent to distribute 500 grams or more of methamphetamine.

5.Jaime Lee Christian: 39, of Wise County, Va., is charged with one count of conspiracy to distribute and possess with the intent to distribute 500 grams or more of methamphetamine and one count of distribution and possession with the intent to distribute methamphetamine.

6.Carl Lee Davis Jr.: 33, Keokee, Va., is charged with one count of conspiracy to distribute and possess with the intent to distribute 500 grams or more of methamphetamine and one count of possession of a firearm in furtherance of a drug trafficking crime.

7.Jonathan Earl Funk: 32, of Wise County, Va., is charged with one count of conspiracy to distribute and possess with the intent to distribute 500 grams or more of methamphetamine.

8.Lewis Wesley Hickman III: 25, of Wise County, Va., is charged with one count of conspiracy to distribute and possess with the intent to distribute 500 grams or more of methamphetamine, one count of distribution and possession with the intent to distribute methamphetamine, and one count of possession of a firearm in furtherance of a drug trafficking offense.

9.Joseph Andrew Hobbs: 27, of Wise County, Va., is charged with one count of conspiracy to distribute and possess with the intent to distribute 500 grams or more of methamphetamine, one count of distribution and possession with the intent to distribute methamphetamine, and one count of possession of a firearm in furtherance of a drug trafficking offense.

10.James Morrison Johnson: 28, of Wise County, Va., is charged with one count of conspiracy to distribute and possess with the intent to distribute 500 grams or more of methamphetamine, one count of distribution and possession with the intent to distribute methamphetamine, and one count of possession of a firearm in furtherance of a drug trafficking offense.

11.Jeremey David Mallory: 41, is charged with one count of conspiracy to distribute and possess with the intent to distribute 500 grams or more of methamphetamine.

12.Tony Lynn McClellan: 33, of Big Stone Gap, Va., is charged with one count of conspiracy to distribute and possess with the intent to distribute 500 grams or more of methamphetamine, three counts of distribution and possession with the intent to distribute methamphetamine, two counts of using a communications device to facilitate a drug trafficking offense, and one count of using a firearm in a crime of violence.

13.Susan Adrianna Mullins: 30, is charged with one count of conspiracy to distribute and possess with the intent to distribute 500 grams or more of methamphetamine, two counts of distribution and possession with the intent to distribute methamphetamine, and two counts of using a communication device to facilitate a drug trafficking offense.

14.Misty Nelms: 28, is charged with one count of conspiracy to distribute and possess with the intent to distribute 500 grams or more of methamphetamine, and one count of using a communication device in the commission of a drug trafficking offense.

15.David Stone Ringley: 28, of Wise County, Va., is charged with one count of conspiracy to distribute and possess with the intent to distribute 500 grams or more of methamphetamine.

16.Travis Ryan Skaggs: 30, of Wise County, Va., is charged with one count of conspiracy to distribute and possess with the intent to distribute 500 grams or more of methamphetamine, and one count of possession with the intent to distribute methamphetamine.

17.Joshua Barrett Sutherland: 33, is charged with one count of conspiracy to distribute and possess with the intent to distribute 500 grams or more of methamphetamine, one count of felon in possession of a firearm and one count of using a firearm in a crime of violence.

According to the indictment, the 21 defendants conspired to distribute methamphetamine in Lee and Wise counties, and elsewhere, between July 1, 2016 and May 1, 2019.

In addition, the indictment alleges that Travis Pennington, as a convicted felon, illegally possessed a firearm and used that firearm in a crime of violence. According to the indictment, between February 22, 2019 and March 5, 2019, Pennington used violence or the threat of violence to retaliate against a witness.

The investigation of the case was conducted by the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, and Explosives and the Southwest Virginia Drug Task Force, which is comprised of the Scott County Sheriffโ€™s Office, Lee County Sheriffโ€™s Office, Wise County Sheriffโ€™s Office, Dickenson County Sheriffโ€™s Office, Norton Police Department, Big Stone Gap Police Department, and the Virginia State Police. Assistant United States Attorney Lena Busscher will prosecute the case for the United States.

A Grand Jury Indictment is only a charge and not evidence of guilt. The defendants are entitled to a fair trial with the burden on the government to prove guilt beyond a reasonable doubt.
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Congratulations and thank you

Good work all. That should put a dent in the meth dealing!

Bust them all!

.Yall left A out of your report. Btw...when I talked to the chief of police at UVA Wise campus back in 2012-2013 timeframe, he told me that at that time, there was only one regional officer (from Norton PD) who had been sent for specialized drug interdiction training. Seems as if the SWVa region has come a long way in getting their game on since then....Kudos

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1 week ago

Virginia State Police

www.wdbj7.com/video/?vid=510884712

Trooper Jarrell Is ready for his #Area39 event coming up on Saturday June 8 as a part of our #Pickyourdutypostseries
Pick where you work BEFORE the academy! #VSP #VSPrecruitment #Trooper #VirginiaStatePolice #checkhimoutonTV! Thank you WDBJ7
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Ok what happens when no one wants to go to Northern Virginia or the beach?

Ok what happens when no one wants to go to Northern Virginia or the beach?

Thats sweet wish they did that in 80s

Few what to serve anymore. VSP is one fine organization. Lots of respect for our troopers!

Today, #VSP honors and reflects on the selfless service and sacrifice of #TheGreatestGeneration, who so valiantly fought for freedom on and in the days to follow June 6, 1944. #DDay75thAnniversary #ThankYou #Service #Sacrifice #Freedom #NeverForget -Photo Credit: S.Defries ... See MoreSee Less

Today, #VSP honors and reflects on the selfless service and sacrifice of #TheGreatestGeneration, who so valiantly fought for freedom on and in the days to follow June 6, 1944. #DDay75thAnniversary #ThankYou #Service #Sacrifice #Freedom  #NeverForget   -Photo Credit: S.Defries

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I am so grateful and sad for all the lives lost.

Young, brave heroes one and all who saved our world.

Never Forgotten. God Bless. ๐Ÿ™๐Ÿ™๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ

Amen! And Amen!!

The greatest generation๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ Never forget our heroes.

๐Ÿ˜ชbut ever so grateful ๐Ÿ’—

Never never

Always!

Never Forget ..

Merci à vous, merci a vos soldats d'être venus en Normandie, pour libérer mon pays. Nous ne serons jamais reconnaissant du sacrifice ultimes de ceux qui sont tombés sur nos plages, afin que nous puissions retrouver la liberté. Merci .

It's happening here now. People be ready!

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1 week ago

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Virginia will never forget the service and sacrifice of The Greatest Generation. #DDay75Virginia National Guard Soldiers assigned to the 29th Infantry Division, talk with Staff Sgt. Leonard “Check” Jindra, a #DDay veteran, in France while supporting commemoration events to mark the 75th anniversary of D-Day. ... See MoreSee Less

Virginia will never forget the service and sacrifice of The Greatest Generation. #DDay75

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Thank You All for Your Service.

Thank you all. God bless you

Awesome! God Bless You.

My Dad came ashore on Omaha Beach with the 29th!

For those that served and those that fell. Thank you for your service and sacrifice.

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2 weeks ago

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#BePrepared #BeWeatherAwareA severe thunderstorm watch has been issued for parts of Maryland, North Carolina and Virginia until 10 PM EDT. Stay weather aware! ๐Ÿšจโ›ˆ๏ธ ... See MoreSee Less

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2 weeks ago

Virginia State Police

#VSP is proud of our new mobile command posts! Theyโ€™ll help us to better respond and serve the Commonwealth during major incidents.

LDV, Inc.
Seeing double.

The Virginia State Police just took delivery of their two new mobile command centers. We take you through one ๐Ÿ“น

SOME HIGHLIGHTS INCLUDE:
Intel-I-Touch™ vehicle automation touchscreens
Conference room w/ high resolution monitors
Fixed and flip-down bench seating
Galley kitchen
3 rear workstations
Rear-mounted pneumatic mast
Perimeter camera
Complete emergency lighting & siren package

PLEASE SHARE ๐Ÿ™๐Ÿผ

#LDVmobilecommandcenters | #loveyourLDVtruck | #LDVusa
Virginia State Police Association Freightliner Trucks

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Raleigh Cooper

Great looking unit. I have to say that the music associated with the video is great too. It would be nice if some troopers got together and wrote a song about VSP and maybe call it Blue on Gray using this same music.. Just a thought

My 5 year old grandson, Ranger would love to just see the outside of it with the lights on. He says he is going to be a police officer when he grows up. He has a policeman outfit that I can't get off him long enough to wash. LOL

That is the biggest bread truck ever.

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Nice

You should prank some drivers and pull them over with these things, then ask if they'd like a tour! ๐Ÿ˜‚

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What a great day to run for a great cause: Special Olympics Virginia athletes! This morning #VSP Troopers & Special Agents, City of Salem, Virginia Police Department Officers, and Salem Fire & EMS Department firefighters and families proudly participated in the annual #TorchRun through the City of Salem - City Hall to meet up with Roanoke Police Department - VA to continue the run to Richmond #RVA. ... See MoreSee Less

What a great day to run for a great cause: Special Olympics Virginia athletes! This morning #VSP Troopers & Special Agents, City of Salem, Virginia Police Department Officers, and Salem Fire & EMS Department firefighters and families proudly participated in the annual #TorchRun through the City of Salem - City Hall to meet up with Roanoke Police Department - VA to continue the run to Richmond #RVA.Image attachment

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So wonderful! A day all will remember!

Wonderful family event! โค๏ธโค๏ธโค๏ธโค๏ธโค๏ธโค๏ธ

Great cause, get run...we just finished it here in Ocean City MD

Great cause, get run...we just finished it here in Ocean City MD

Thank you!

Thank you!

Love VSP!

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#Virginia officially recognizes June as #MoveOver Month to help bring added attention to a state law that saves the lives of those working on our highways. Amber, blue, red...see those lights on the side of the highway, then move over a lane. If you aren't able to, then slow down, pass cautiously. #MoveOverRVA #MoveOverVA

Virginia Department of Transportation Hanover County Fire-EMS Department Chesterfield County Fire and EMS Chesterfield County Police Hanover County Sheriff's Office Richmond Police Department City of Richmond, VA Fire Department The Richmond Ambulance Authority VCU Police Department Henrico County Police Henrico County Division of Fire Ashland, Virginia Police Department

www.youtube.com/watch?v=VZxM64I5aw4June is Move Over month. Save a life and move over for red, blue or amber lights.
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2 weeks ago

Virginia State Police

It is always great to work with K-9 teams from different agencies! We teamed up with Virginia State Police, Sussex County Sheriff's Office, Southampton SheriffsOffice, and Petersburg Bureau of Police last week to sweep the Sussex County Public Schools. ... See MoreSee Less

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Thank you k9 corp for your service!

๐Ÿ‘ #BACKTHEBLUE

Amy Moseley๐Ÿ’™

#VSP Major Steve Chumley was proud to join his fellow Regional Law Enforcement Directors to present a Law Enforcement #TorchRun check to Special Olympics Virginia for $1,354,169!!! Thank you to everyone who supported law enforcement in our mission to help these awesome athletes achieve victory!! ... See MoreSee Less

#VSP Major Steve Chumley was proud to join his fellow Regional Law Enforcement Directors to present a Law Enforcement #TorchRun check to Special Olympics Virginia for $1,354,169!!! Thank you to everyone who supported law enforcement in our mission to help these awesome athletes achieve victory!!

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Thank you VSP for your support in a great cause! We supported it in Ocean City, MD

Thank you VSP for your support in a great cause! We supported it in Ocean City, MD

2 weeks ago

Virginia State Police

Richmond Department of Emergency Communications
Thanks to everyone who came out and helped to make the Ribbon-Cutting and Open House for our new Training Center a success, including Mayor Levar M. Stoney, Reva Trammell 8th District RVA, City of Richmond, VA Fire Department, Oem Richmond, Richmond Police Department, Virginia State Police, The Richmond Ambulance Authority, Richmond VA Parks and Recreation, Henrico County Police, Chesterfield County Police
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Remains Recovered in #MecklenburgCounty Identified

The Office of the Chief Medical Examiner in Richmond has positively identified the remains recovered in Mecklenburg County last week as the missing Cumberland County, Virginia woman. Amy Renee Fabian, who had been missing since May 24, 2019 and a stolen Ford F-350 work truck were both located shortly before 11 a.m. Thursday (May 30, 2019) in a wooded area off Route 138, less than a mile from Route 1, in Mecklenburg County.

Coordinated search efforts involving the Cumberland Sheriffs Dept, Virginia State Police, Powhatan Sheriff's Office, Mecklenburg County Sheriff's Office, Virginia, South Hill Police Departmentl, Virginia Department of Emergency Management and FBI โ€“ Federal Bureau of Investigation led to Thursday morning's discovery in Mecklenburg County.

The incident began at approximately 3:30 a.m. Friday (May 24, 2019) when the #CumberlandCounty Sheriffโ€™s Office received a 911 call about a homicide occurring at Fabian's residence in the 200 block of Mount Airy Lane. Upon arriving at the location, a friend of Fabian's - Matthew T. Broyles, 29, of Powhatan, Va. - was found deceased inside Fabian's residence. Fabian was missing.

Investigators immediately began looking at Fabian's ex-boyfriend, George W. Knisley IV, 41, of Carroll Co., Md., in connection with her disappearance. The sheriffโ€™s office obtained an arrest warrant for 1st degree murder for Knisley for Broyles' death.

During the course of the investigation into the Cumberland County homicide, the South Hill Police Department received a 911 call at about 6:30 a.m. Friday (May 24, 2019) from a woman who was walking out to her car at her residence and encountered a male subject. The male, who fit Knisleyโ€™s description, threatened the woman at gunpoint and stole her 2013 Honda Civic. The man drove off in the Honda Civic. The woman was not injured.

Late Friday evening (May 24, 2019), Knisley is suspected of having stolen a third vehicle in North Carolina. Later that night, he was involved in a pursuit with Raleigh, N.C. Police. Raleigh Police took Knisley into custody on the Cumberland County murder charge.

Knisley is still being held in North Carolina, awaiting extradition to Cumberland County. Additional charges are still pending in Cumberland County and Mecklenburg County.

The missing Honda Civic stolen from the South Hill residence was later located in Raleigh, N.C. by the Raleigh, N.C. Police Department.
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Remains Recovered in #MecklenburgCounty Identified 

The Office of the Chief Medical Examiner in Richmond has positively identified the remains recovered in Mecklenburg County last week as the missing Cumberland County, Virginia woman. Amy Renee Fabian, who had been missing since May 24, 2019 and a stolen Ford F-350 work truck were both located shortly before 11 a.m. Thursday (May 30, 2019) in a wooded area off Route 138, less than a mile from Route 1, in Mecklenburg County.

Coordinated search efforts involving the Cumberland Sheriffs Dept, Virginia State Police, Powhatan Sheriffs Office, Mecklenburg County Sheriffs Office, Virginia, South Hill Police Departmentl, Virginia Department of Emergency Management   and FBI โ€“ Federal Bureau of Investigation led to Thursday mornings discovery in Mecklenburg County.

The incident began at approximately 3:30 a.m. Friday (May 24, 2019) when the #CumberlandCounty Sheriffโ€™s Office received a 911 call about a homicide occurring at Fabians residence in the 200 block of Mount Airy Lane. Upon arriving at the location, a friend of Fabians - Matthew T. Broyles, 29, of Powhatan, Va. - was found deceased inside Fabians residence. Fabian was missing.

Investigators immediately began looking at Fabians ex-boyfriend, George W. Knisley IV, 41, of Carroll Co., Md., in connection with her disappearance. The sheriffโ€™s office obtained an arrest warrant for 1st degree murder for Knisley for Broyles death.

During the course of the investigation into the Cumberland County homicide, the South Hill Police Department received a 911 call at about 6:30 a.m. Friday (May 24, 2019) from a woman who was walking out to her car at her residence and encountered a male subject. The male, who fit Knisleyโ€™s description, threatened the woman at gunpoint and stole her 2013 Honda Civic. The man drove off in the Honda Civic. The woman was not injured. 

Late Friday evening (May 24, 2019), Knisley is suspected of having stolen a third vehicle in North Carolina. Later that night, he was involved in a pursuit with Raleigh, N.C. Police. Raleigh Police took Knisley into custody on the Cumberland County murder charge. 

Knisley is still being held in North Carolina, awaiting extradition to Cumberland County. Additional charges are still pending in Cumberland County and Mecklenburg County.

The missing Honda Civic stolen from the South Hill residence was later located in Raleigh, N.C. by the Raleigh, N.C. Police Department.

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Good job to all

Keeping the Broyles family in my prayers!

Sam Mullins Tal Hipps

So senseless and tragic

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Women Count USA - United States Femicide Census #anotherone

Donna Dawson DeGroot you heat bout this

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#MoveOverVA...lives depend on it.Lieutenant Bradford Turner Clark was struck and killed by a tractor-trailer while he was outside his fire truck after responding to a crash on I-295 during Tropical Storm Michael.

We're taking the time to remember him and remind you to #moveover and give first responders and law enforcement officers room to do their jobs safely when working on Virginia highways #MoveOverMonth #MoveOverVA ๐Ÿš’๐Ÿš”๐Ÿšจ

To read more about Virginia's Move Over law, click here: bit.ly/2MmGhfu

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#MoveOverVA...lives depend on it.

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Prayers for his family and fellow firefighters. May his community uphold his family and never let his memory be forgotten.May he rest in peace. ๐Ÿ™๐Ÿ™๐Ÿ™๐Ÿ™๐Ÿ™๐Ÿ™๐Ÿ™๐Ÿ™๐Ÿ™

Praying for comfort for family and friends

Prayers and condolences for his family, friends and coworkers.

Prayers of God's comfort for the family!

GOD'S COMFORT TO THE FAMILY.

GOD'S COMFORT TO THE FAMILY.

Life that was taken and he was so full of life! God bless brother you and your family!

So sad. Prayers for his family and friends.

Thank you for your service and your ultimate sacrifice for the people of Virginia

๐Ÿ™๐Ÿพ๐ŸŒท๐Ÿš’๐Ÿ’’๐Ÿš’๐ŸŒท๐Ÿ™๐Ÿพ. PRAYING! ๐Ÿ˜ข๐Ÿ˜ข๐Ÿ˜ข

Prayers (that sob trucker behind bars) ๐Ÿ™๐Ÿ™๐Ÿ™

God Bless, ๐Ÿ™๐Ÿ™๐Ÿ™๐Ÿ™๐Ÿ™๐Ÿ™

Think of responders as family. You wouldn't hit, or want them hit! Move over and save lives!

Our Condolences to the Families.

Prayers ๐Ÿ™๐Ÿ™.

Prayers

Prayers

Prayers

Prayers

Prayers

Prayers

Prayers

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RIP Sir and thank you for your service.

We will never forget his dedication and sacrifice. Praying for the family and VSP

Thank you for your service

GOD'S COMFORT TO HIS FAMILY.

THANK you for your service RIP

Praying for his family and friends ๐Ÿ™๐Ÿ™

Thanks for your service

Thanks for your service

Praying for his family and friends ๐Ÿ™๐Ÿ™

Thank you for your service sir. Prayers of peace and comfort for the friends and family you left behind.

Thank you for your service

Thank you for your service and your ultimate sacrifice for the people of Virginia!

We will never forget his dedication and sacrifice. Praying for the family and VSP

GOD'S COMFORT TO HIS FAMILY.

Thanks. Love to family.

Prayers

Great Trooper, I still miss him.

Didn’t know this trooper so sorry for this family loss and the Virginia State police Force ๐Ÿ’™๐Ÿ’™๐Ÿ’™๐Ÿ’™๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ

Jim was a fine man and a good friend.

Always remember, never forget!

Pamela Powers

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Always remember. Never forget. ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ˜‡๐Ÿ’™๐Ÿš”

RIP BROTHER

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THANK YOU FOR YOUR SERVICE RIP

Thank you for your service sir. Prayers of peace and comfort for your family today.

Prays for his family ๐Ÿ™๐Ÿ™

Thank you for your service. Prayers for the family.

Thank you for your service and your ultimate sacrifice for the people of VA.

Thank You For Your Service!๐Ÿ‘ฎ‍โ™‚๏ธ๐Ÿ‘ฎ‍โ™‚๏ธ๐Ÿ‘ฎ‍โ™‚๏ธ๐Ÿ‘ฎ‍โ™‚๏ธ๐Ÿ‘ฎ‍โ™‚๏ธ

Prayers

Prays for his family ๐Ÿ™๐Ÿ™

RIP

We will never forget his dedicated service to Virginia and the communities!

Always remember never forget

Always remember. Never forget. ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ˜‡๐Ÿ’™๐Ÿš”

Always remember, never forget!

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NEVER FORGET

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Virginia State Police

Virginia Department of Transportation
June is Move Over Awareness Month. #VDOT is reminding you of Virginia's "Move Over" law and urging you to #moveover when you see flashing blue, red or amber lights on Virginia's highways. Please give first responders and law enforcement officers room to do their jobs. Remember - it's the law!
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This should be inforced everyday. I have had individuals ride my rear bumper and pass on a 25 mph so I can only imagine what idiots could care less to move over. I live on a 1 block cul do sac and there are some that flies up and down my street. If a child or pet was running out there is no way these idiots could stop. People need to get off their phones and pay attention all around them when they are driving. Unfortunately nothing is ever done until there is a serious/fatal accident.

that has always been the law even when emergency vechicle with sirens blowing get off the road or as far off there are some roads around here too narrow and dangerous to do so

#Virginia honored 7 firefighters, #VSP Trooper Lucas Dowell & Winchester Police Department Officer Hunter Edwards... whose names are now forever etched on the #CommonwealthPublicSafetyMemorial...just as they are in the hearts, minds and prayers of their loved ones and colleagues. #RIP #NeverForget

Public Safety Virginia Virginia Department of Fire Programs Virginia Public Safety Foundation Governor of Virginia
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#Virginia honored 7 firefighters, #VSP Trooper Lucas Dowell & Winchester Police Department Officer Hunter Edwards... whose names are now forever etched on the #CommonwealthPublicSafetyMemorial...just as they are in the hearts, minds and prayers of their loved ones and colleagues. #RIP #NeverForget 

Public Safety Virginia Virginia Department of Fire Programs Virginia Public Safety Foundation Governor of Virginia

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Thank you for your service and sacrifice. You will never be forgotten.

Thank-you for your service!!

RIP Trooper Dowell & Officer Edwards u will never be forgotten for your service & bravely

Very touching and their dedication will never be forgotten

Heather Dowell Hayden

Thank-you

Always remember. Never forget. ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ˜‡๐Ÿš”๐Ÿš’

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Thank you for your service and your ultimate sacrifice for the people of Virginia

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2 weeks ago

Virginia State Police

At approximately 1:30 AM on May 31, 2019, Crystal Lynn Hamilton surrendered to law enforcement and is now in custody. The Williamsburg Police Department would like to send our sincere thanks to the York Poquoson Williamsburg 911 Center, York-Poquoson Sheriff's Office, James City County Police Department, and the Virginia State Police. Our partners mobilized quickly, and worked together to follow all leads locally in a true display of teamwork.
We would also like to thank our media partners and all of the citizens who shared our message on social media. Getting the message to as many of our community members as possible helps to keep our community safer. This surely played a role in her eventual surrender.
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Great job everyone so proud of you all

2 weeks ago

Virginia State Police

Don’t mind your own business. Don’t turn the other way. Don’t keep your mouth shut. And don’t assume someone will be “right back.” Take action if you see a child alone in a vehicle – a young life could depend on it. #HeatstrokeKills #CheckForBaby ... See MoreSee Less

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No child, pet, or elderly person should be left in the car.

Same for pets left in cars.

#VSP #Trooper B.D. Spangler and Sgt. R.W. Burton were humbled to be among the many state and local law enforcement this week honoring the life & legacy of a fellow #BrotherinBlue, PA State Police Trooper Donald C. Brackett, who died while on duty May 18. #NeverForget #RIP #ThinBlueLine Maryland State Police TxDPS ... See MoreSee Less

#VSP #Trooper B.D. Spangler and Sgt. R.W. Burton were humbled to be among the many state and local law enforcement this week honoring the life & legacy of a fellow #BrotherinBlue, PA State Police Trooper Donald C. Brackett, who died while on duty May 18. #NeverForget #RIP #ThinBlueLine Maryland State Police TxDPS