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

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

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Thank you WPD! Special shout out to Sgt. Smith

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

Yay ms. Tammy

Look at Chris

Girard!! The man

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National Cyber-security Awareness Month 2019

Held every October, National Cyber-security Awareness Month (NCSAM) is a collaborative effort between government and industry to raise awareness about the importance of cyber security and to ensure that all Americans have the resources they need to be safer and more secure online.

NCSAM 2019 will emphasize personal accountability and stress the importance of taking proactive steps to enhance cyber-security at home and in the workplace.

This year’s overarching message – Own IT. Secure IT. Protect IT. – will focus on key areas including citizen privacy, consumer devices, and e-commerce security.

This is a great topic to discuss with your kids, family members and co-workers. For safety tips and more information, visit the link below:

niccs.us-cert.gov/national-cybersecurity-awareness-month-2019
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National Cyber-security Awareness Month 2019

Held every October, National Cyber-security Awareness Month (NCSAM) is a collaborative effort between government and industry to raise awareness about the importance of cyber security and to ensure that all Americans have the resources they need to be safer and more secure online.

NCSAM 2019 will emphasize personal accountability and stress the importance of taking proactive steps to enhance cyber-security at home and in the workplace. 

This year’s overarching message – Own IT. Secure IT. Protect IT. – will focus on key areas including citizen privacy, consumer devices, and e-commerce security.

This is a great topic to discuss with your kids, family members and co-workers.  For safety tips and more information, visit the link below:

https://niccs.us-cert.gov/national-cybersecurity-awareness-month-2019

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I am looking for help with my phone and social media sites being hacked by an ex bf Daniel Mays in Waynesboro who has been stalking and cyber stalking meme for years. I will be in court to again obtain a Preliminary Protective Order. I am so happy to see that it is Safety Awareness Month as well as putting an end to cyber crime for people like myself that are not technologically savvy. Thank you so much.

Waynesboro Police Department needs your help locating Zachary Meehan. On September 1, 2019, Zachary Meehan allegedly stole a car from the 500 block of Maple Avenue. The stolen vehicle is a 2004 BMW Z4 two-door black convertible with a black soft top bearing VA tag XXN-4389. Meehan may still be in possession of the stolen vehicle. Active warrants for Meehan's arrest include the following: Unauthorized use of a vehicle, drive suspended, breaking and entering at night, and two counts of grand larceny.

If you have any information on the stolen vehicle or Meehan, contact Waynesboro Police Department at (540)-942-6675 or Crime Stoppers (800)322-2017.
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Waynesboro Police Department needs your help locating Zachary Meehan. On September 1, 2019, Zachary Meehan allegedly stole a car from the 500 block of Maple Avenue. The stolen vehicle is a 2004 BMW Z4 two-door black convertible with a black soft top bearing VA tag XXN-4389. Meehan may still be in possession of the stolen vehicle.  Active warrants for Meehans arrest include the following: Unauthorized use of a vehicle, drive suspended, breaking and entering at night, and two counts of grand larceny.

If you have any information on the stolen vehicle or Meehan, contact Waynesboro Police Department at (540)-942-6675 or Crime Stoppers (800)322-2017.Image attachment

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I was crazy about this kid in school...... Drugs steal some of the kindest souls! 🤦😢

This is the guy that broke into my house and stole from me while I was at the beach

Name & model of car would help. Is that PC to keep it a secret?

He stole the car a month ago? If that's the case he has trashed that car.

I went to school with him

I like how they already have a mug shot because this isn't his first bad decision.

He gonna spend some time with the big boys now

I wonder if he finishes cutting his hair to hide🤣

I saw him wed on the trolley he had several books of high dollar postage stamps claims he was on his way to buy them..he's looking for the right person to turn him into crime solvers for the reward which is something that needs to be looked at last saw about 4:30 pm on the Waynesboro cats bus ..got on at the Kroger's right across the road from u guys ..I

Shame This kid used to work for me 5 years a go smart hard worker educated I don’t know why he choose this path in his life every time I see his face makes me wonder why ????????????????????????????

To much Fast and Furious smh

Mario Retrosi

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A friendly reminder that Walk to School Week is this week. There will be an increased number of children walking to school between 7:30 and 8:20 on the days listed below. Please slow down and drive safely!!

Monday, September 30 Berkeley Glenn
Tuesday, October 1 Kate Collins
Wednesday, October 2 Wenonah
Thursday, October 3 Westwood Hills
Friday, October 4 William Perry
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A friendly reminder that Walk to School Week is this week. There will be an increased number of children walking to school between 7:30 and 8:20 on the days listed below. Please slow down and drive safely!!  

Monday, September 30       Berkeley Glenn
Tuesday, October 1             Kate Collins
Wednesday, October 2        Wenonah
Thursday, October 3            Westwood Hills
Friday, October 4                 William Perry

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I'm glad for this! I wish all weeks could be walk to school week, but I know times change.

Have a good week walking kids. Be safe

MEDIA RELEASE

September 25, 2019
At approximately 4:42 pm on 24 September, 2019, members of the Waynesboro Police Department SWAT Team and Special Operations Division executed a search warrant at 405 James Avenue in the City of Waynesboro. Based on a tip received from the neighboring Jefferson Area Drug Enforcement Task Force (JADE) earlier in the week, Police conducted an initial investigation and learned that a subject who was wanted out of Virginia Beach was living at the residence and that he could possibly be trafficking drugs through the mail.

As the SWAT Team conducted a dynamic entry into the residence, one suspect attempted to flee through the back door and was immediately apprehended by perimeter units on the scene. Inside the residence, members of the SWAT Team came face to face with two more suspects. Although both suspects had firearms within feet of them and readily accessible, they both chose to surrender when confronted by members of the SWAT Team.

During the execution of the search warrant, police recovered the items below:

• $46,389 US Currency
• 1,081 “Dank” brand vapor pen vials of various flavors, each containing approximately 1 gram of 90% pure liquid THC mixture
• 2.5 pounds of marijuana
• .5 ounce of psychedelic mushrooms
• 1.5 grams of “dab” (refined marijuana)
• One loaded AR-15 rifle
• One loaded 9mm Handgun
• 5 MDMA (Ecstasy) tablets

The “Dank” brand of THC vapor cartridges sell for $35 each, making the street value of the seized cartridges approximately $37,000. Also, a number of recent THC vape-related lung illnesses that have seen media attention are related to this brand (reference URL: www.insider.com/vape-illness-linked-to-dank-vapes-thc-vape-brand-2019-9).

As a result of the evidence found at the scene the following charges were placed:

35 year old Waynesboro resident Julian Keith Tracey-Rucker was charged violations of Virginia State Codes 18.2-308.2 (possession of a firearm by a convicted felon), 18.2-248.1 (possession with intent to sell more than one half ounce but less than five pounds of marijuana) and 18.2-308.4 (possession of a firearm while attempting to distribute more than one pound of marijuana). In addition he is being held on a probation violation out of Virginia Beach.

25 year old Waynesboro resident Alex Ralph Copeland was charged with violations of Virginia State Codes 18.2-248.1 (possession with intent to distribute more than a half ounce but less than five pounds of marijuana) and 18.2-308.4 (possession of a firearm while attempting to distribute more than one pound of marijuana).

24 year old Waynesboro resident Kendric Copeland was charged with violations of Virginia State Codes 18.2-248.1 (possession with intent to distribute more than a half ounce but less than five pounds of marijuana) and 18.2-308.4 (possession of a firearm while attempting to distribute more than one pound of marijuana).

Tracey-Rucker is being held without bond at Middle River Regional Jail. Both Copeland subjects are being held on $2,000 secured bonds at Middle River Regional Jail.
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September 25, 2019
At approximately 4:42 pm on 24 September, 2019, members of the Waynesboro Police Department SWAT Team and Special Operations Division executed a search warrant at 405 James Avenue in the City of Waynesboro.  Based on a tip received from the neighboring Jefferson Area Drug Enforcement Task Force (JADE) earlier in the week, Police conducted an initial investigation and learned that a subject who was wanted out of Virginia Beach was living at the residence and that he could possibly be trafficking drugs through the mail. 

As the SWAT Team conducted a dynamic entry into the residence, one suspect attempted to flee through the back door and was immediately apprehended by perimeter units on the scene. Inside the residence, members of the SWAT Team came face to face with two more suspects. Although both suspects had firearms within feet of them and readily accessible, they both chose to surrender when confronted by members of the SWAT Team.  

During the execution of the search warrant, police recovered the items below:

• $46,389 US Currency
• 1,081 “Dank” brand vapor pen vials of various flavors, each containing approximately 1 gram of 90% pure liquid THC mixture 
• 2.5 pounds of marijuana 
• .5 ounce of psychedelic mushrooms
• 1.5 grams of “dab” (refined marijuana)
• One loaded AR-15 rifle 
• One loaded 9mm Handgun
• 5 MDMA (Ecstasy) tablets

The “Dank” brand of THC vapor cartridges sell for $35 each, making the street value of the seized cartridges approximately $37,000. Also, a number of recent THC vape-related lung illnesses that have seen media attention are related to this brand (reference URL: https://www.insider.com/vape-illness-linked-to-dank-vapes-thc-vape-brand-2019-9). 

As a result of the evidence found at the scene the following charges were placed:

35 year old Waynesboro resident Julian Keith Tracey-Rucker was charged violations of Virginia State Codes 18.2-308.2 (possession of a firearm by a convicted felon), 18.2-248.1 (possession with intent to sell more than one half ounce but less than five pounds of marijuana) and 18.2-308.4 (possession of a firearm while attempting to distribute more than one pound of marijuana). In addition he is being held on a probation violation out of Virginia Beach. 

25 year old Waynesboro resident Alex Ralph Copeland was charged with violations of Virginia State Codes 18.2-248.1 (possession with intent to distribute more than a half ounce but less than five pounds of marijuana) and 18.2-308.4 (possession of a firearm while attempting to distribute more than one pound of marijuana). 

24 year old Waynesboro resident Kendric Copeland was charged with violations of Virginia State Codes 18.2-248.1 (possession with intent to distribute more than a half ounce but less than five pounds of marijuana) and 18.2-308.4 (possession of a firearm while attempting to distribute more than one pound of marijuana). 

Tracey-Rucker is being held without bond at Middle River Regional Jail. Both Copeland subjects are being held on $2,000 secured bonds at Middle River Regional Jail.Image attachmentImage attachment

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Here is a photo of the evidence seized!

Well done love our police department

Great job men. Thanks for taking this junk off the streets.

Awesome work Prayers was answered when no bodily harm comes to any of our officers 👏🙏

Awesome job thank goodness all the swat team were safe very scary with those weapons within reach

Great job Waynesboro PD!

Great job WPD AND SWAT

Good job WPD!!

Keep up the good work!

Great jod! Our church just took over the church building on James Ave thanks for making it safer for us! God Bless you all and may God keep you all safe!

Good job, WPD.

Thank you Waynesboro Police department.

A family member of mine that has struggled went to rehab he was made to leave 2 days after arrival because of no insurance. That person cried because they wanted help so bad yet there was none. And it's always good job. Want the streets clean? As tax payers push towards getting them help. After all we're the one paying to house inmates. Give these people a fighting chance maybe just maybe things will change..just my opinion though

It's nice to know that WPD is doing an outstanding job.

Excellent job WPD! Helping to make the world a better place ❤

Great job WPD!

I would love to see more coke and meth arrests for sure I’m actually impressed that there was no hard dope on site!Hats off to the boys that went down and to waynesboro pd I suppose..

Keep up the great work Waynesboro

Great job WPD

outstanding!!! and a shout out to JADE for the tip!

Sooooo when’s the firearm auction 😂🤣

As many of y'all that are saying good job maybe you should live in the shoes of someone who deals with addiction every day. Is it such a good job that instead of being sent to rehab or offered help they just get sent to jail and come out still having the same problem because they weren't given a choice to get help or just return to the same thing when released...yeah good job right??!! Maybe you all should see it from both sides

Awesome job WPD! 🙌

Proud of wpd!

Great work, guys. Tell the city to give you all a raise, and to heck with the roundabouts! 🙂

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Walk to School Week, September 30-October 4. Extra police patrols will be in the event areas, please drive safe. ... See MoreSee Less

Walk to School Week, September 30-October 4.  Extra police patrols will be in the event areas, please drive safe.

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Put them on Rosser. Saw a guy driving this morning doing at least twice the posted limit. Happens nearly every morning.

THANKYOU for posting this the side st are horrible same dang ones every day speeding while kids stand on corner

I agree! People act like they are driving the Indy 500 while I stand with my 4 year waiting on the bus on B st

Tanya Dovel Sandra Lynn Olson

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

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

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

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

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

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

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An allusion to an utterance of Jesus' in John 8:7, viz. “He that is without sin among you, let him first cast a stone at her.”

Good job WPD

Good job. Waynesboro police

Job well done. Thanks again! 👮‍♂️🐕

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

Good job WPD

Jess proud of ya .

The got another one also at another traffic stop . Good job WPD 👍👍

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

What a shame ....

geter done....

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

Git 'em!

Sad

hooo

Good Job 👍🏻

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

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Police K9 Alert Results in Drug Distribution Charges
19 September, 2019

On 19 September, 2019, Waynesboro Police executed a traffic stop near the intersection of Windsor Avenue and South Delphine Avenue in the City of Waynesboro. As a result of a positive narcotics alert by K9 Barkley, police searched the vehicle. Police found methamphetamine, digital scales, packaging material, prescription Oxycodone tablets and other items consistent with narcotics distribution. The driver of the vehicle, 56 year old Sandra Michelle Wiseman of Crimora, VA, was taken into custody at the scene and charged with possession with intent to distribute methamphetamine and possession with the intent to distribute a schedule II drug (prescription Oxycodone).

Wiseman was transported to the Waynesboro Police Department and taken before a magistrate. She was held on a $2,500 secured bond and transported to Middle River Regional Jail

Waynesboro Police K9 Barkley, a Springer Spaniel, is recognized by the Virginia Police K9 Association as one of only two “million dollar dogs” within the Commonwealth of Virginia. During K9 Barkley’s 4 year tenure with the Waynesboro Police Department, DET Shaver and K9 Barkley have seized narcotics with a street value well in excess of $1,000,000.
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Police K9 Alert Results in Drug Distribution Charges
19 September, 2019

On 19 September, 2019, Waynesboro Police executed a traffic stop near the intersection of Windsor Avenue and South Delphine Avenue in the City of Waynesboro. As a result of a positive narcotics alert by K9 Barkley, police searched the vehicle. Police found methamphetamine, digital scales, packaging material, prescription Oxycodone tablets and other items consistent with narcotics distribution. The driver of the vehicle, 56 year old Sandra Michelle Wiseman of Crimora, VA, was taken into custody at the scene and charged with possession with intent to distribute methamphetamine and possession with the intent to distribute a schedule II drug (prescription Oxycodone).  

Wiseman was transported to the Waynesboro Police Department and taken before a magistrate. She was held on a $2,500 secured bond and transported to Middle River Regional Jail

Waynesboro Police K9 Barkley, a Springer Spaniel, is recognized by the Virginia Police K9 Association as one of only two “million dollar dogs” within the Commonwealth of Virginia. During K9 Barkley’s 4 year tenure with the Waynesboro Police Department, DET Shaver and K9 Barkley have seized narcotics with a street value well in excess of $1,000,000.

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I hope K9 Officer Barkley got a huge steak as a reward!! Good puppy 🐶

She to old be this kind of thing prayers she needs help bad

An allusion to an utterance of Jesus' in John 8:7, viz. “He that is without sin among you, let him first cast a stone at her.”

Grate job Pd .keep up the job

Great job WPD ! Keep up the good work.

This is sad I know this lady and her family hope she can get the help she needs

God job WPD and officer Barkley!

Good job WPD!

Great job WPD and good job Barkley!

Great job waynesboro PD

Great job WPD.

Good job guys

Wow only 56 she’s looks much older I hope you get the help you need when someone uses it affects the whole family so sad 😔

Great job, Barkley! 🐾

Thank you for a great job well done WPD and K9 Barkley.

Awesome job Thank you

Good job.

Great job get them all

She was distributing drugs. She may have sold to some young person you know. Great work, Barkley!

Ha ha. Simple traffic stop. Works every time. Great job WPD! Gotta love those K-9s.

My hat is off to you WPD and the great job you are doing!!! Thank you for being so diligent and dedicated to the people and your jobs!!!!

Sandra Wiseman ITS NEVER TOO LATE TO STOP DOING DRUGS! YOU ARE AND WILL RUIN YOUR LIFE! BEEN THERE AND DONE THAT WITH SEVERAL REGRETS AND CRAP THAT WILL FOLLOW ME FOR THE REST OF MY LIFE. TIME IS SHORT AND LIFE IS PRECIOUS. YOU CAN STOP!

Well done Officer Barkley and Det. Shaver! You both be safe out there!

Way to go Waynesboro pd......

Good job Det shaver and Barkley

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Congratulations to Officer B. P. Mawyer on receiving the Mothers Against Drunk Driving (MADD) DUI enforcement award. Officer Mawyer was the leading enforcement officer in DUI/DUID arrest for the Waynesboro Police Department. Officer Mawyer was presented his award at the 2019 MADD Award ceremony by Captain R. K. Meeks. Thank you for your incredible work in keeping the roads safe. ... See MoreSee Less

Congratulations to Officer B. P. Mawyer on receiving the Mothers Against Drunk Driving (MADD) DUI enforcement award. Officer Mawyer was the leading enforcement officer in DUI/DUID arrest for the Waynesboro Police Department. Officer Mawyer was presented his award at the 2019 MADD Award ceremony by Captain R. K. Meeks. Thank you for your incredible work in keeping the roads safe.

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Proud of you Brother!!

Congratulations Brandon. Your uncle would have been proud.

Good job Brandon!!😃

Great job Brandon!!!

Great job Brandon!

Good job Brandon 👍👏👏

Congrats brother

Congratulations! Well done! 👏🏼👏🏼

Congratulations Brandon!

Congrats Brandon!!

Way to go cuz, proud of you!

Congrats. Keep up the great work making us all safer!

❤❤ Proud of you! ❤❤

Congrats B, proud of you

Congratulations!

Thank you and congratulations..

Congratulations Brandon! Thank you for keeping our community safe! 😊

Congratulations!1

Congratulations 👮‍♂️

Congratulations

Congratulations!

Congratulations

Congratulations!

Congratulations

Great job Brandon! Stay safe out there.

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Praying for all those whose loved ones lost lives. Thank you for your service each day being available to help keep law abiding peace in our wonderful little city!

Thanks to all that put their lives on the for us every day. Bless them and their families that wait for their safe return home.🇱🇷🙏🙏🙏

THANK YOU! This is beautiful

No We Sure Won’t 🙏🙏🙏

You got that right!

Never

Forget what?

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***UPDATE*** 9/10/19

Mr. Batton has been located and interviewed by Detectives from the Waynesboro Police Department.

Thank you for your assistance.

MEDIA RELEASE

September 10, 2019

The Waynesboro Police Department is requesting the public’s help in locating 25 year old Dakota Alan Batton, who is a Waynesboro resident.

Mr. Batton has been reported as a missing person and is believed to be at risk due to a history of mental illness and statements he recently made concerning self-harm.

Anyone with information about Mr. Batton’s whereabouts is asked to call the Waynesboro Police Department at 540-942-6675.

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***UPDATE***  9/10/19

Mr. Batton has been located and interviewed by Detectives from the Waynesboro Police Department.

Thank you for your assistance.

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September 10, 2019

The Waynesboro Police Department is requesting the public’s help in locating 25 year old Dakota Alan Batton, who is a Waynesboro resident.  

Mr. Batton has been reported as a missing person and is believed to be at risk due to a history of mental illness and statements he recently made concerning self-harm. 

Anyone with information about Mr. Batton’s whereabouts is asked to call the Waynesboro Police Department at 540-942-6675.   

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We are praying every single night for anyone who is depressed and suicidal so we will continue to pray he returns safely and unharmed!

Prayers he is found safe

Praying they find him and he gets the help he needs. 😭

Glad they found him

Prayers

PRAYERS

Hope that he is with someone that would care for him and that he is ok.

Sad

Praying

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UPDATE

Contrary to the numerous inaccurate reports that are being posted on various social media platforms, there were no deaths associated with either of these incidents.

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September 9, 2019

The Waynesboro Police Department has arrested a Waynesboro man for burglary of a city school and during the course of this investigation located a meth lab on the city’s east side.

Officers were investigating a burglary at Wenonah Elementary school located at 125 N. Bayard Ave. that occurred overnight on Thursday September 5th. The suspect had entered the school and stolen four (4) I-Pads from one of the classrooms along with some petty cash from the office.

By Saturday evening September 7th, officers had identified a suspect, and after making contact with him, he directed officers to the abandoned Southern Rose Tattoo Building at 300 N. Commerce Ave. where the stolen I-Pads reportedly were located. Officers recovered the I-Pads but also discovered evidence of an active meth lab on premises.

In accordance with protocol the officers secured the scene and blocked adjacent streets beginning at approximately 8 PM to await the arrival of the Virginia State Police Clandestine Lab Team. Once on scene these special agents were able to render the scene safe and collected a total of 26 individual “cooks”, or bottles which were at various stages of use for manufacturing Methamphetamine.

All officers cleared the scene at approximately 2:30 AM, Sunday Morning.

Charges of Breaking and Entering and Grand Larceny have been brought in connection with Wenonah burglary against 19 year old Camron Montana Garrison, of Waynesboro and he was held without bond at Middle River Regional Jail.

The investigation into the manufacturing of Methamphetamine at the former Southern Rose location is ongoing and additional charges could be forthcoming.

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UPDATE

Contrary to the numerous inaccurate reports that are being posted on various social media platforms, there were no deaths associated with either of these incidents.  

MEDIA RELEASE

September 9, 2019

The Waynesboro Police Department has arrested a Waynesboro man for burglary of a city school and during the course of this investigation located a meth lab on the city’s east side. 

Officers were investigating a burglary at Wenonah Elementary school located at 125 N. Bayard Ave. that occurred overnight on Thursday September 5th. The suspect had entered the school and stolen four (4) I-Pads from one of the classrooms along with some petty cash from the office.  

By Saturday evening September 7th, officers had identified a suspect, and after making contact with him, he directed officers to the abandoned Southern Rose Tattoo Building at 300 N. Commerce Ave. where the stolen I-Pads reportedly were located. Officers recovered the I-Pads but also discovered evidence of an active meth lab on premises. 

In accordance with protocol the officers secured the scene and blocked adjacent streets beginning at approximately 8 PM to await the arrival of the Virginia State Police Clandestine Lab Team. Once on scene these special agents were able to render the scene safe and collected a total of 26 individual “cooks”, or bottles which were at various stages of use for manufacturing Methamphetamine. 

All officers cleared the scene at approximately 2:30 AM, Sunday Morning.

Charges of Breaking and Entering and Grand Larceny have been brought in connection with Wenonah burglary against 19 year old Camron Montana Garrison, of Waynesboro and he was held without bond at Middle River Regional Jail.   

The investigation into the manufacturing of Methamphetamine at the former Southern Rose location is ongoing and additional charges could be forthcoming. 

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Good Job Waynesboro PD !!!👌👍

Such a shame (That people are wrapped up in that crime) Good job wpd

Good job WPD keep up the good work

Great job Waynesboro Police Department keep up the good work

I wish Waynesboro had things for kids to do, like bowling and skating. Maybe even paint ball and such. Maybe it would keep some these young people away from drugs😢

Good job WPD!

Great job WPD!!!!!! Now on to the next one!!!!!

Fact. So proud of w.p.d. but look at the big picture .the apartments!

Great job get them all

I'm so glad that I moved from wboro and I love the town

Good Job!!

Great job Waynesboro!! We all know you guys know how to handle evidence so nothing will be thrown out in court 😁. Maybe you guys can hold a training session for the Sheriff's Office so their cases aren't dismissed.🤪😱🤪

Great work!

Thank you for the great work and keeping us informed with the truth. Rumors around here are bad.

Thank you

Love you guys. Great work!

That is sad 19! We have to get a program like scared straight for parents that have a child like this I’m sure there were lots of signs before he was a adult no judgment at all it just sad all the way around . Also we SOOOOOO need things for teens that dose not cost a whole paycheck that they can do on weekends

Great job!

Good work Waynesboro Police Department

Waynesboro PD could you please elaborate as to why no deaths were reported in the press release. Im seeing ppl say 2 ppl died and was wondering why its not adressed in your press release as to if their was.

Awesome job WPD Always like hearing that some of societies problems are eliminated even if it does mean that there is a multitude of others that follow behind 🙏🙏🙏✝️

Great job waynesboro P.D yall did a fantastic job I'm glade yall are safe

This is infuriating 😡 🤬 this town is such a split difference from one side to the other. If you on the west side you don’t really see the pain and suffering of the east side. If you live on the east side you don’t even realize there’s another life. Living in between you see all the differences. Not saying everyone on either side is one or another. Because I know better. Just saying we are so different from one end to the other. And 19 years old. God have mercy on the whole situation. Drugs and addiction is so sad and can be such an empty hole. I pray that this guy and everyone on drugs can be helped with recovery, Grace, and love from God, family, and friends.

Good job WPD. What a jerk. Stealing from a school. What has happened to our city? Seriously why has meth become such a big thing here?

When we grew up Waynesboro was alsome! Then a foriegn drug cartel destroyed it. Asking God to put a hedge of Angel's around w.p.d.

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National Preparedness Month is recognized each September to promote family and community disaster and emergency planning now and throughout the year.

The 2019 theme is "Prepared, Not Scared."

Please check out the great information provided by FEMA.

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National Preparedness Month is recognized each September to promote family and community disaster and emergency planning now and throughout the year. 

The 2019 theme is Prepared, Not Scared.  

Please check out the great information provided by FEMA.

https://www.ready.gov/september

MEDIA RELEASE

Three Arrested During Waynesboro Drug Raid

On September 3rd, 2019, Waynesboro Police executed a narcotics search warrant in the 1600 block of 5th Street in the City of Waynesboro. As a result of evidence found at the scene, 36 year old Misti Raine Carter of Staunton, 38 year old Jennifer Lynn Mace of Waynesboro and 34 year old Eric Thomas Sheffer of Grottoes were all taken into custody. Sheffer and Mace were charged with possession of methamphetamine and Carter was charged with possession of cocaine.
All three arrestees were held without bond and transported to the Middle River Regional Jail.
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Three Arrested During Waynesboro Drug Raid

On September 3rd, 2019, Waynesboro Police executed a narcotics search warrant in the 1600 block of 5th Street in the City of Waynesboro. As a result of evidence found at the scene, 36 year old Misti Raine Carter of Staunton, 38 year old Jennifer Lynn Mace of Waynesboro and 34 year old Eric Thomas Sheffer of Grottoes were all taken into custody. Sheffer and Mace were charged with possession of methamphetamine and Carter was charged with possession of cocaine. 
All three arrestees were held without bond and transported to the Middle River Regional Jail.Image attachmentImage attachment

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Great job WPD! Cleaning up the streets & protecting the community from the distribution of such a deadly substance!

Sad for their families but glad WPD did a good job cleaning our area up!

Keep up the good work.

I am so proud to see wpd. Take our town back.

Good job! Keep up the good work!

Good job keep it.up

Great job WPD

Good job

We will be in shadows! Keeping you all safe .angels!

Great job WPD !!!

Keep up the great work WPD !

Great job wpd

Why do people do this . You are going to get caught. And you take that stupid chance .,Thanks WPD .

NOW DO SOMETHING WITH THEM

Looking rough for being 30 some years old.

Great job!!!!!

Great job WPD. Keep up the good work.

Great job WPD. Keep up the great work

Now get the minority thugs off the street if you got the B--LS

Such losers Great job WPD !

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Have a Happy and Safe Labor Day!!!

Media Release

August 31, 2019

The Blue Ridge Crisis Intervention Team is honored to announce the selection of a local police officer as CIT International’s 2019 CIT Law Enforcement Officer of the Year.

Cpl. Evan Bourne of the Waynesboro Police Department was named for the award in June and it was presented to him at the CIT International Conference on August 27th in Seattle Washington.

Cpl. Bourne was selected for the award from among numerous nominations across the United States as well as internationally, and was singled out for his demonstrated commitment to the methodologies of CIT as he seeks to achieve its goals and advance its purpose.

Specifically, Cpl. Bourne, was recognized for displaying outstanding CIT skills and de-escalation techniques when handling two separate situations involving armed suicidal persons. In addition, he stands out due to his commitment to our local CIT program both as an instructor and working off duty shifts in the Blue Ridge Crisis Intervention Therapeutic Assessment Site at Augusta Health. Mostly though, it is the compassion and empathy that he displays daily as he responds to those in crisis as a member of the Waynesboro Police Department.

Cpl. Bourne joined the Waynesboro Police Department in December of 2015 and in addition to his work with the CIT program he is a Field Training Officer and SWAT Team Member. He was recently promoted to his current rank and serves as Assistant Shift Commander in the Patrol Division.

The Blue Ridge Crisis Intervention Team was formed in 2009 as a collaboration between law enforcement, public Safety and local mental health organizations to improve response to persons living with mental illness or those in crisis, and today comprises the following agencies:

Valley Community Services Board
Waynesboro Police Department
Staunton Police Department
Augusta County Sheriff’s Office
Middle River Regional Jail
Virginia State Police – Area 17 Office
Highland County Sheriff’s Office
Waynesboro City Sheriff’s Office
Woodrow Wilson Workforce and Rehabilitation Center
Augusta County Emergency Communications Center
Waynesboro Emergency Operations Center
Augusta Hospital
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August 31, 2019

The Blue Ridge Crisis Intervention Team is honored to announce the selection of a local police officer as CIT International’s 2019 CIT Law Enforcement Officer of the Year. 

Cpl. Evan Bourne of the Waynesboro Police Department was named for the award in June and it was presented to him at the CIT International Conference on August 27th in Seattle Washington. 

Cpl. Bourne was selected for the award from among numerous nominations across the United States as well as internationally, and was singled out for his demonstrated commitment to the methodologies of CIT as he seeks to achieve its goals and advance its purpose. 

Specifically, Cpl. Bourne, was recognized for displaying outstanding CIT skills and de-escalation techniques when handling two separate situations involving armed suicidal persons. In addition, he stands out due to his commitment to our local CIT program both as an instructor and working off duty shifts in the Blue Ridge Crisis Intervention Therapeutic Assessment Site at Augusta Health. Mostly though, it is the compassion and empathy that he displays daily as he responds to those in crisis as a member of the Waynesboro Police Department. 

Cpl. Bourne joined the Waynesboro Police Department in December of 2015 and in addition to his work with the CIT program he is a Field Training Officer and SWAT Team Member. He was recently promoted to his current rank and serves as Assistant Shift Commander in the Patrol Division.

The Blue Ridge Crisis Intervention Team was formed in 2009 as a collaboration between law enforcement, public Safety and local mental health organizations to improve response to persons living with mental illness or those in crisis, and today comprises the following agencies:

Valley Community Services Board
Waynesboro Police Department
Staunton Police Department
Augusta County Sheriff’s Office
Middle River Regional Jail
Virginia State Police – Area 17 Office
Highland County Sheriff’s Office 
Waynesboro City Sheriff’s Office 
Woodrow Wilson Workforce and Rehabilitation Center
Augusta County Emergency Communications Center
Waynesboro Emergency Operations Center
Augusta Hospital

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So proud of the man that you are!

Congratulations on a job well done!

Congratulations and thank so much for your service.

Congratulations Corporal! Good job!

Proud of all your accomplishments Evan! Thank you for your service!👮‍♂️

Congratulations!! Well deserved

Congratulations brother, well deserved!

Congratulations! Thanks for your dedicated service.

Congratulations !!! Thank you for ur service and dedication

Congratulations for an excellent job, Cpl Bourne!!

What an awesome young man. Congratulations, sounds like it is well deserved.

Congratulations Thank you

Thank you all for taking great care of the community!

Proud of you Ev. 👍

GREAT JOB!!

Congratulations!! I'm sure you still have lots to earn & achieve, without a doubt you'll knock it all out!! Keep up the awesome work 😁

Congratulations Mr Bourne! We need more law enforcement like you! My husband and I pray nightly for local, state, national and international law enforcement first tesponders

Good job!

Congratulations 👨‍✈️🇺🇸

CONGRATULATIONS.....Awesome! 🤩

Congratulations 🎉

Congratulations! ! !

Congratulations!!

Congratulations!

Congratulations

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*****UPDATE 09/01/19*****

SUSPECT IS IN CUSTODY ACCORDING TO THE FAUQUIER COUNTY SHERIFF'S OFFICE

August 30, 2019

WANTED SUSPECT SHOULD BE CONSIDERED ARMED AND DANGEROUS

Everyone please check out this important video regarding wanted suspect Myison Iaeene Ellis, 38, of Waynesboro, VA.

Ellis has ties to the City of Waynesboro, Augusta County and Nelson County areas. He is currently wanted in Fauquier County for first degree murder, use of a firearm in the commission of a felony and conspiracy to commit robbery.

Please watch this video and share the link with your family and friends.

If you have any information regarding Ellis's whereabouts, please contact your local law enforcement agency immediately or the Fauquier County Sheriff's Office at 540-347-3300.

Thank you,

m.youtube.com/watch?v=CVCjAXm7964Wanted Person Myison Iaeene Ellis Wanted for the Murder of Lincoln Williams Jr. in Fauquier County on Monday AUG 26, 2019
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On behalf of the men and women of the Waynesboro Police Department, we hope you have a safe and happy Labor Day Weekend. ... See MoreSee Less

On behalf of the men and women of the Waynesboro Police Department, we hope you have a safe and happy Labor Day Weekend.

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I pray you all have a calm safe uneventful weekend, thank you all!!

I pray you have a safe weekend and everyone is nice to everyone

I pray you have a safe, quiet weekend.

Thank you for all who serve this weekend

Thank you all for your dedication and sacrifice 🇺🇸 hope you have a great weekend as well

Happy Labor Day to all of you and have a safe weekend as well🇺🇸

Hope you all that have to work will be safe and hopefully quiet

You all be safe as well.

Be safe this weekend!

everyone posting " have a quiet weekend" ... just jinxed them lol... those are bad words

The aame to all of you!

Take care out there!

Same to you all....stay safe

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Happy National Dog Day 2019 from the Waynesboro PD.

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Love seeing him❤

Thanks for your service . What a good looking dog🐕

Thank him for his service!!!

Spaniel? So pretty

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We would like to thank the Kroger on Arch Avenue and their employees for the generous gift. It is very much appreciated!

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That my favorite local store.

THAT IS AWESOME!!!👏👏👏👏

Thats so Awesome God be with Each Of Y'all THANK Y'ALL

Media Release

On Wednesday, August 21, 2019, at approximately 9:00 A.M. officers of the Waynesboro Police Department were investigating at an incident of a stolen firearm in the 400 block of Lombardy Circle. The alleged suspect was Zachary Dewar Tomey, 22 years of age from Waynesboro. This incident posed an officer safety and community issue.

The Waynesboro public schools were immediately placed on a modified lockdown as a precautionary measure to ensure the safety of all students while the suspect was at large.

Officers of the Waynesboro Police Department coordinated a 2.5-hour search for Tomey; he was subsequently arrested in the 1600 block of New Hope Road. The investigation into the theft of the firearm is currently ongoing.

Waynesboro Public Schools have now been cleared for regular operation.

Zachary Dewar Tomey Status:
· Arrested for violation of VA Code 18.2-119, Trespassing
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Media Release

On Wednesday, August 21, 2019, at approximately 9:00 A.M. officers of the Waynesboro Police Department were investigating at an incident of a stolen firearm in the 400 block of Lombardy Circle. The alleged suspect was Zachary Dewar Tomey, 22 years of age from Waynesboro. This incident posed an officer safety and community issue.
  
The Waynesboro public schools were immediately placed on a modified lockdown as a precautionary measure to ensure the safety of all students while the suspect was at large.

Officers of the Waynesboro Police Department coordinated a 2.5-hour search for Tomey; he was subsequently arrested in the 1600 block of New Hope Road. The investigation into the theft of the firearm is currently ongoing.

Waynesboro Public Schools have now been cleared for regular operation.
 
Zachary Dewar Tomey Status:
·        Arrested for violation of VA Code 18.2-119, Trespassing

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Thank you WPD for keeping our children safe! I commend you for making them your priorities. I am so thankful for you! God bless our Police Dept! 💙🙏🏻

Thank you officers.my prayers are for your safety always.

Thanks WPD for doing a job well done and looking after our families safety.

Thank you WPD for all that you do!!!! Sending prayers for you guys safety always!!

Thank you WPD for keeping our Community and Schools Safe

Waynesboro and surrounding areas have produced some of the dumbest individuals I've ever seen thank you Waynesboro PD

Thank you WPD! 💙

Thank you, Waynesboro Police Department & Waynesboro Public Schools for acting quickly to make sure our children were kept safe!!

Thank you for taking care of our children..good job

He wonders by my apartment next time he wants to come around I'll be sure to call the cops

Great job WPD

Great job and thank you

Props to WPS and WPD for handling this situation swiftly.

Great job

Great job . Now make drugs in waynesboro top priority! Take waynesboro back!

Waynesboro Police Department Thank you all for keeping us safe!! You all rock so much❤️❤️❤️

He was arrested for trespassing. He was not the person who took the gun He has been clean for a month got a good job and straightened up for his baby

And he walked by the kids bus stop morning and evening smh.

He is not clean! This I know for a fact

Aww hes crying

Eyes filled with tears .. bet-cha them eyes wasn't teared up when he was stealing someone else's property .

Zach Rouhselang

William Good

Jessica Peyton Morris

Amber Kay Frazier

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Summer thunderstorms.....need we say more?
Please be smart and stay safe!!!!!!
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Summer thunderstorms.....need we say more?
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STAY ALERT SO KIDS DONT GET HURT!!!

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We unfortunately don't know the answer to that question. I am sure that you could call the school and ask to speak to someone in transportation and maybe they could answer it for you. None of the officers that I have asked about this have ever seen this occur.

Good Morning,

Are they teaching bus drivers to cross the yellow before the stop as well? I've noticed that a lot, and I gotta say, its a bit disconcerting when it happens. I understand they're trying to keep kids safe, but crossing that centerline doesn't seem like a good idea.

School is back in session today!!!

Please slow down, drive safely and don't drive distracted!!!!!!
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School is back in session today!!!

Please slow down, drive safely and dont drive distracted!!!!!!

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And, for heavens sake, stop for school busses! Both directions!

Good luck with that when the majority of people still text and drive or use hand helds driving. :/

Don't worry... they'll slow down to 10mph in the school zone, then do 45 up the rest of Rosser like they do every morning.

some stop sign enforcement would be good at King and Bridge. I think 1 out of 5 people actually stop there... most just roll through.

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Come out and join us tomorrow at National Night Out 2019!

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Yes, Jersey Mike's subs will be at the event.

Jersey Mike's???

Kimberly Stinedurf

SCHOOL IS BACK IN SESSION TOMORROW!!!

Please slow down, be patient and don't drive distracted.

The links below provide some great back to school safety tips for parents and children.

www.nhtsa.gov/road-safety/school-bus-safety

www.nsc.org/home-safety/seasonal-safety/back-to-school
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SCHOOL IS BACK IN SESSION TOMORROW!!! 

Please slow down, be patient and dont drive distracted.  

The links below provide some great back to school safety tips for parents and children.

https://www.nhtsa.gov/road-safety/school-bus-safety

https://www.nsc.org/home-safety/seasonal-safety/back-to-school

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i hope the bus doesnt stop on blind curves and hill tops with no visibility.....stop where there is visibility. 🚃 🚶🏃🚗🚙🚐🚙

Watch out for those little children please

Yes!!!! The sign out it means stop!! Not go slowly around !! Also don’t use the side st as a faster way to go MOST STOPS ARE ON SIDE STREETS !!!!

Amber Mason when do y'all start back to School ?

2 months ago

Waynesboro Police Department

With summer in full swing The City of Waynesboro Fire Department wants to remind you about being safe while having those outdoor grilling parties.

Keep you and your family safe by following these grilling safety tips:
- Have a three-foot “kid-free zone” around the grill
- Keep your grill clean by removing grease and fat buildup from the grates and trays below
- Never leave your grill unattended 🍔🌭🔥
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don't grill naked... no one wants to see that and you might burn your meat

MEDIA RELEASE

July 29, 2019

A recent one night crime spree that saw multiple unlocked vehicles entered and rummaged through for anything of value has been solved with the help of a citizen’s RING Security video.

Waynesboro Officers began receiving calls at approximately 8:30 AM on Tuesday, July 23rd from citizens reporting their unlocked cars had been entered, rummaged through, and in many cases, items stolen.

In all, officers took reports that at least 14 cars had been targeted overnight in city neighborhoods on either side of West Main St. from Magnolia Ave. to Hopeman Parkway. Items stolen included, sunglasses, phone chargers, a cell phone, spare key, 32” Apple monitor, binoculars, more than $300 in currency, along with an unknown amount of loose change.

While officers continued taking reports and collecting evidence from multiple scenes, a citizen in the immediate area shared a video through the Neighbors by RING App. of two male juveniles entering their driveway the previous night and attempting to open a car door, which was locked.

The video is so clear that officers had no trouble identifying the 14 and 16 year old Waynesboro youngsters and after additional investigation developed probable cause to charge them with several of the reported break-ins. In addition, some of the stolen property has been recovered.

Petitions have been filed in Juvenile and Domestic Relations Court charging both teenagers with 5 counts of Entering a Vehicle with Intent to Commit a Crime and 5 counts of Petit Larceny.

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Everyone needs to download the neighbors ring app it's awesome! I love knowing what's going on in the neighborhood and being able to help the police! Good job to everyone involved!

Thank you WPD!

Great job to the Person with the video also great job Waynesboro police

Great job

You know how easy it would be to to sit back and hide and wait for these low life to show up and take care of it right there.

Good work to all...

WOOP there it is Big Brother saves the day!!

Great!

Pretty sure this has happened to me a couple,times because I noticed the rear view mirror moved ans other things.,I dont keep,anything,of value in my car though so guess they were disappointed haha

This is why people need to work with the police. If you think they’re our enemy, you watch too much television! When my car got broken into, they didn’t steal much but the officers didn’t look at it that way. They said it was still MY property no matter how small.

Now actually charge and convict them. Make them serve time in detention and then publish there names. It is about time we saw the punishment meet the crime not more slaps on the wrist

Had that happen to me to my truck was parked on side street in front of a church on 2 Nd st teenage boys . Stole my phone had my purse behide the seat truck was locked decided to break my slide glass on the truck to get in .Im sorry to say the parent acted like no big deal people are something

Been going on all summer all over Waynesboro according to WPD.

Could these kids been involved with break ins on Isle Avenue back in December 2018?

Wonder if they were the same ones who go into my car in Charleston Park about this time last year and took a work phone?

The chance of becoming a victim of either violent or property crime in Waynesboro is 1 in 39. Based on FBI crime data, Waynesboro is not one of the safest communities in America. Relative to Virginia, Waynesboro has a crime rate that is higher than 87% of the state's cities and towns of all sizes.

Maybe businesses should invest in ring because some of these surveillance cameras have the worst pictures!!

We had same thing here where I live in county and haven’t heard a thing

Good job if parents would take more interested in their kids things like this wouldn’t happen glad they got caught

So...why again would people leave their car doors unlocked? Lol!

Where are these kids parent?

I'm missing two cell phone chargers and and a pair of not so cheep eye glasses NOT SUN GLASSES. need both hands broke!!!!!!!!!

Wow!!! 14 & 16 years old Smh SAD & pathetic

Makes me wonder if they were the same ones throwing eggs at cars along Park Road.

Sounds like some serious RING promoting going on. Glad they got the little turds tho. Lol!

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MEDIA RELEASE

July 26, 2019

Update:
After months of investigation the Waynesboro Police Department has identified the two suspects who brazenly entered Speedy’s Food Mart armed with handguns and stole the cash register, along with their get-a-way driver.

Investigators have charged two men, who are brothers, and one female in the crime which occurred at approximately 8:00 P.M. on February 20th, 2019 at the business, which is located in the 1700 block of N. Delphine Avenue.

Robert Clifton Hardy, 19, and an Augusta County resident, was already in custody at Middle River Regional Jail on unrelated charges when he was served warrants charging him with Conspiracy to Commit Robbery, Use of a Firearm in the Commission of a Felony and Grand Larceny. He remains in jail without bond.

The two other suspects remain at large and are wanted on the following charges.

Archie DeShawn Hardy, 23, of Augusta County is wanted for Conspiracy to Commit Robbery, Use of a Firearm in the Commission of a Felony, and Grand Larceny.

Ashley Nicole Ballengee, 21, of Augusta County is wanted for Conspiracy to Commit Robbery.

The department is actively seeking these two fugitives and requests anyone with information that could assist in their apprehension please contact the Waynesboro Police Department at 540-942-6675 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-322-2017.

This investigation is ongoing and additional charges may be forthcoming.

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February 22, 2019

Update:
As the investigation continues into Wednesday night’s theft from Speedy Food Mart. The Waynesboro Police department has recovered very clear video footage from the in- store security camera system as well as additional footage from security cameras located outside of an adjacent building. Stills have been developed from this footage that are being released to the public which we believe will help to identify the perpetrators of this brazen and potentially dangerous crime. It is clear from the footage recovered that both suspects were armed and displaying firearms in a menacing manner as they burst into the store only to find that the lone clerk was not immediately present in the retail area. After briefly looking for the clerk, suspect 2 removes the cash register and then both suspects quickly leave the store.
The stills captured from the adjacent exterior camera shows a vehicle arriving and then quickly departing during the precise time of the incident.
We ask that anyone who recognizes the suspects or articles of clothing/apparel they were wearing, as well as the vehicle they arrived and fled in, to contact police as soon as possible. Callers may contact the Waynesboro Police Department at 540-942-6675 or Crime Stoppers at 800-322-2017.


February 21, 2019

Waynesboro Police are investigating a brazen theft which occurred at Speedy Food Mart last night at approximately 8:00 PM.
Police were dispatched to the business, located in the 1700 block of North Delphine Ave. when the on duty clerk reported the cash register had just been stolen.
Investigation revealed two subjects wearing hoods and masks entered the store while the clerk was distracted and removed the electronic cash register and contents. The cash register and contents are valued at more than $500.
This case remains active and police are requesting that anyone with information about this crime call the Waynesboro Police Department at 540-942-6675 or Crime Stoppers at 800- 322-2017.
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July 26, 2019

Update:
After months of investigation the Waynesboro Police Department has identified the two suspects who brazenly entered Speedy’s Food Mart armed with handguns and stole the cash register, along with their get-a-way driver. 

Investigators have charged two men, who are brothers, and one female in the crime which occurred at approximately 8:00 P.M. on February 20th, 2019 at the business, which is located in the 1700 block of N. Delphine Avenue. 

Robert Clifton Hardy, 19, and an Augusta County resident, was already in custody at Middle River Regional Jail on unrelated charges when he was served warrants charging him with Conspiracy to Commit Robbery, Use of a Firearm in the Commission of a Felony and Grand Larceny. He remains in jail without bond. 

The two other suspects remain at large and are wanted on the following charges.

Archie DeShawn Hardy, 23, of Augusta County is wanted for Conspiracy to Commit Robbery, Use of a Firearm in the Commission of a Felony, and Grand Larceny. 

Ashley Nicole Ballengee, 21, of Augusta County is wanted for Conspiracy to Commit Robbery. 

The department is actively seeking these two fugitives and requests anyone with information that could assist in their apprehension please contact the Waynesboro Police Department at 540-942-6675 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-322-2017. 

This investigation is ongoing and additional charges may be forthcoming. 

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February 22, 2019

Update:
As the investigation continues into Wednesday night’s theft from Speedy Food Mart. The Waynesboro Police department has recovered very clear video footage from the in- store security camera system as well as additional footage from security cameras located outside of an adjacent building. Stills have been developed from this footage that are being released to the public which we believe will help to identify the perpetrators of this brazen and potentially dangerous crime. It is clear from the footage recovered that both suspects were armed and displaying firearms in a menacing manner as they burst into the store only to find that the lone clerk was not immediately present in the retail area. After briefly looking for the clerk, suspect 2 removes the cash register and then both suspects quickly leave the store. 
The stills captured from the adjacent exterior camera shows a vehicle arriving and then quickly departing during the precise time of the incident. 
We ask that anyone who recognizes the suspects or articles of clothing/apparel they were wearing, as well as the vehicle they arrived and fled in, to contact police as soon as possible. Callers may contact the Waynesboro Police Department at 540-942-6675 or Crime Stoppers at 800-322-2017. 
 

February 21, 2019

Waynesboro Police are investigating a brazen theft which occurred at Speedy Food Mart last night at approximately 8:00 PM. 
Police were dispatched to the business, located in the 1700 block of North Delphine Ave. when the on duty clerk reported the cash register had just been stolen. 
Investigation revealed two subjects wearing hoods and masks entered the store while the clerk was distracted and removed the electronic cash register and contents. The cash register and contents are valued at more than $500.  
This case remains active and police are requesting that anyone with information about this crime call the Waynesboro Police Department at 540-942-6675 or Crime Stoppers at 800- 322-2017.Image attachmentImage attachment

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The chance of becoming a victim of either violent or property crime in Waynesboro is 1 in 39. Based on FBI crime data, Waynesboro is not one of the safest communities in America. Relative to Virginia, Waynesboro has a crime rate that is higher than 87% of the state's cities and towns of all sizes.

Wow...hope they get the other 2 soon....kids I sware yes and to me 21 is a kid....!!!!!

Wow thats crazy I've been going there ever since I was a kid. They never had this problem.

It's about time

Taylor Clark-Johnson

Don’t look like they will be going back to the beach anytime soon.

Dante Martin

Lola Zambrano

Nicole Lambert wtf

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MEDIA RELEASE
July 25th, 2019

The Waynesboro Police Department held an awards ceremony on Wednesday, July 24th to present the 2018 Employee of the Year Award and conduct a promotion ceremony.

Employee of the Year

Paul Harris, who serves the department as a part time processing officer and as a volunteer auxiliary Sergeant, was selected as the Department Employee of the Year for his exemplary performance, dedication and work ethic. In addition, he was singled out for his genuine helpfulness to all and positive attitude which contribute significantly to the success of our entire department.

Harris began his service as a volunteer auxiliary officer in 2012 and was subsequently hired as the department’s part time processing officer upon his retirement from UPS in 2015. He has received several commendations or awards, both from the Auxiliary and the department and it is an honor to have him in our organization.
Promotions

Due to a retirement, the department had openings for a Sergeant and a Corporal in its leadership team and the following officers were promoted as the result of a competitive process.

Cpl. Vincent J. Donald, has been promoted to Sergeant. Sgt. Donald is a 12 year veteran of the department who will serve as a Shift Commander in the Patrol Division. Sgt. Donald, who previously served as Corporal and Assistant Shift Commander, is a member of the Hostage Negotiations Team and serves as a General Instructor, Defensive Tactic’s Instructor and CIT Instructor. He served the department for several years as a Field Training Officer and continues to mentor and guide new officers.

Officer Evan A. Bourne has been promoted to Corporal. Corporal Bourne has been with the department for 3.5 years and will serve as an Assistant Shift Commander in the Patrol Division. Cpl. Bourne who serves as a Field Training Officer in the Patrol Division is also a member of the SWAT Team and serves as a General Instructor and CIT Instructor.

Service Recognition

Chief Mike Wilhelm also recognized the following employees for varying years of service with the presentation of Challenge Coins to commemorate their years of dedication.
40 years of service – Cpl. James Short
35 years of Service – Office Manager Jeanie Surratt
25 years of Service – Captain Mike Martin
25 years of Service – Sgt. Charles Baugher
20 years of Service - Records Technician Ann Corbin
5 years of Service – Officer Chris Johnson, Officer Zackary Karr, Officer Charles Kimmell, Officer Alison Willis and Crime Analyst Emily Reed.
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July 25th, 2019

The Waynesboro Police Department held an awards ceremony on Wednesday, July 24th to present the 2018 Employee of the Year Award and conduct a promotion ceremony. 

Employee of the Year  
 
Paul Harris, who serves the department as a part time processing officer and as a volunteer auxiliary Sergeant, was selected as the Department Employee of the Year for his exemplary performance, dedication and work ethic. In addition, he was singled out for his genuine helpfulness to all and positive attitude which contribute significantly to the success of our entire department.     

Harris began his service as a volunteer auxiliary officer in 2012 and was subsequently hired as the department’s part time processing officer upon his retirement from UPS in 2015. He has received several commendations or awards, both from the Auxiliary and the department and it is an honor to have him in our organization. 
Promotions

Due to a retirement, the department had openings for a Sergeant and a Corporal in its leadership team and the following officers were promoted as the result of a competitive process. 

Cpl. Vincent J. Donald, has been promoted to Sergeant. Sgt. Donald is a 12 year veteran of the department who will serve as a Shift Commander in the Patrol Division. Sgt. Donald, who previously served as Corporal and Assistant Shift Commander, is a member of the Hostage Negotiations Team and serves as a General Instructor, Defensive Tactic’s Instructor and CIT Instructor. He served the department for several years as a Field Training Officer and continues to mentor and guide new officers. 

Officer Evan A. Bourne has been promoted to Corporal. Corporal Bourne has been with the department for 3.5 years and will serve as an Assistant Shift Commander in the Patrol Division. Cpl. Bourne who serves as a Field Training Officer in the Patrol Division is also a member of the SWAT Team and serves as a General Instructor and CIT Instructor. 

Service Recognition

Chief Mike Wilhelm also recognized the following employees for varying years of service with the presentation of Challenge Coins to commemorate their years of dedication. 
40 years of service – Cpl. James Short 
35 years of Service – Office Manager Jeanie Surratt 
25 years of Service – Captain Mike Martin 
25 years of Service – Sgt. Charles Baugher 
20 years of Service -   Records Technician Ann Corbin
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Thank you all for your service to our community! And congratulations to Captain Mike Martin on 25 years of service, very proud to call you my step brother

Good job guys!! Congratulations!

Congratulations to all!!!

Thank you all for your dedication to protecting us.

Congratulations and thank you all for everything that you do.

I appreciate everything the officers do for Waynesboro!!! Thank you!!! Congratulations!

Congratulations to all! Thank you for your dedication and may God protect always! Proverbs 3:5-6

Awesome job! Congratulations Paul E Harris II and Evan Bourne

Thanks to all for your service

Congratulations Vinny

Congratulations Vinny!

Congratulations!

Congratulations

OUTSTANDING

Congratulations

Congrats on your son, he is a fine young man!

Awesome!!!

Awesome

Yes, who is retiring???

Captain Mike Martin Congratulations

Retiring?? Who's retiring?

Way to go Evan Bourne

Congratulations To all of you .

Way to go Evan Bourne & Vincent Donald!

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Its going to be a long, hot weekend.  Please be safe!!!!

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latest case Richmond, Va.... 2 parents in the car forgot the child was there.

Im gonna share I still don't understand how this happens

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The fun starts in a little over an hour. Be safe and have a great time!!!It's almost Summer Extravaganza time at Ridgeview Park!
Friday, July 12, from 5-9:30pm, and Saturday, July 13, from 3-10:30pm
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Update: July 17, 2019

After further investigation the Waynesboro Police Department obtained additional warrants against the suspect in this case, Guy Carlyle Venable Jr.

In addition to the charges already placed he has been charged with Attempted Capitol Murder of a Police Officer, Possession with Intent to Distribute Methamphetamine and Possession of a Firearm while in Possession of Schedule II Drugs. The new warrants were served on Mr. Venable at Middle River Regional Jail where he remains held without bail.

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July 9, 2019

A fugitive has been taken into custody after shooting at police trying to arrest him early this morning near downtown Waynesboro.

Shortly after midnight today a Waynesboro Officer observed Guy Carlyle Venable Jr., 29, of Waynesboro walking on W. Main Street near the Quality Inn parking lot. The officer knew Venable was wanted on outstanding warrants and attempted to stop him, however the suspect fled on foot. As the officer called for back-up, he engaged in a foot pursuit through the motel parking lot and down the stairs between the buildings when he observed that Venable had a firearm in his right hand. The suspect continued running through the motel parking lot crossing into the Ace Hardware parking lot, and then crossed Alexander Lane. At this point, another officer drove his patrol vehicle down Alexander Lane to assist the pursuing officer as the suspect, now beside the former Animal Hospital, fired two shots at the officers who then lost sight of him.

Officers did not discharge any weapons.

A few minutes later a witness notified police that the man they had been chasing was picked up by a vehicle. Armed with a description of the vehicle and the suspect, Waynesboro and Augusta County Officers located the vehicle and executed a traffic stop on Bradley Lane in Dooms. Venable was positively identified and taken into custody by Augusta County Deputies who then turned him over to Waynesboro Authorities.

Mr. Venable has been charged with the following offenses and is being held at Middle River Regional Jail.

1. Two counts of Shooting at an Occupied Motor Vehicle
2. Use of Firearm in Commission of a Felony
3. Possession of a Firearm by a Convicted Violent Felon
4. Brandish a Firearm at or Near a School
5. Two Counts Fail to Appear in Court, Virginia Beach and Staunton, respectively.

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Update: July 17, 2019

After further investigation the Waynesboro Police Department obtained additional warrants against the suspect in this case, Guy Carlyle Venable Jr. 

In addition to the charges already placed he has been charged with Attempted Capitol Murder of a Police Officer, Possession with Intent to Distribute Methamphetamine and Possession of a Firearm while in Possession of Schedule II Drugs. The new warrants were served on Mr. Venable at Middle River Regional Jail where he remains held without bail.

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July 9, 2019

A fugitive has been taken into custody after shooting at police trying to arrest him early this morning near downtown Waynesboro. 

Shortly after midnight today a Waynesboro Officer observed Guy Carlyle Venable Jr., 29, of Waynesboro walking on W. Main Street near the Quality Inn parking lot. The officer knew Venable was wanted on outstanding warrants and attempted to stop him, however the suspect fled on foot. As the officer called for back-up, he engaged in a foot pursuit through the motel parking lot and down the stairs between the buildings when he observed that Venable had a firearm in his right hand. The suspect continued running through the motel parking lot crossing into the Ace Hardware parking lot, and then crossed Alexander Lane. At this point, another officer drove his patrol vehicle down Alexander Lane to assist the pursuing officer as the suspect, now beside the former Animal Hospital, fired two shots at the officers who then lost sight of him. 

Officers did not discharge any weapons.

A few minutes later a witness notified police that the man they had been chasing was picked up by a vehicle. Armed with a description of the vehicle and the suspect, Waynesboro and Augusta County Officers located the vehicle and executed a traffic stop on Bradley Lane in Dooms. Venable was positively identified and taken into custody by Augusta County Deputies who then turned him over to Waynesboro Authorities.  

Mr. Venable has been charged with the following offenses and is being held at Middle River Regional Jail.

1. Two counts of Shooting at an Occupied Motor Vehicle 
2. Use of Firearm in Commission of a Felony
3. Possession of a Firearm by a Convicted Violent Felon
4. Brandish a Firearm at or Near a School 
5. Two Counts Fail to Appear in Court, Virginia Beach and Staunton, respectively. 

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Prayers for protection over Waynesboro PD !

Thank you officers-- men/women/K9's-- for risking your lives daily to protect myself and the citizens of our town and community! God bless and protect you all!

Good job. Glad all are safe and have a new story!

Thanks to a citizen for getting involved the individual was found and now where he belongs. Good job community and officers involved.

Thank you for your service!!

Thank you Waynesboro PD! 💙

Thank you for doing a good job! Be safe out there! God Bless! Proverbs 3:5-6

I am so grateful no one was hurt and the bad guy was captured.

Glad you got him in custody. I hope the CA will bring additional charges for the shots directed at the officers.

Excellent job, WPD.

Good Job Waynesboro PD, And Augusta County Depties. Thank you cleaning up the streets and keeping us safe !!! =)

May God keep watch over you WPD. Thank each and everyone of you whom dedicate and risk your lives to make our town safe . Excellent job so proud of you !

So proud of our guys and girls and k9’s

Listened to the entire episode unfold on police scanner. When you hear an officer yell “Shots fired, shots fired” you hope & pray no one is hurt. Officers demonstrated great restraint during the pursuit knowing they had already been shot at twice. Augusta County canine unit was called in to assist. Next thing you know witnesses volunteered they had seen person fitting the description picked up by unknown person in blue SUV. An alert W’boro officer spotted a vehicle also fitting that description & proceeded to follow such on North Delphine. Augusta County units were also in area by that time & they fell in behind W’boro with no real reason to pull over suspect vehicle other than witness reports. Finally after crossing over county line Augusta County took pursuit lead with W’boro following. After suspect vehicle turned onto “Bradley” Augusta County made decision to initiate a traffic stop knowing that possible suspect inside had only moments earlier opened fire on W’boro PD Officer. Waynesboro PD scanner frequency basically went silent because Augusta County had taken over. Eventually local scanner picked up traffic verifying that wanted suspect was in fact a passenger in stopped vehicle. Great coordinated effort to apprehend an armed & wanted suspect (Staunton & Virginia Beach) with no shots fired in the wee hours of the morning. We should all give a BIG shout out to Waynesboro & Augusta County law enforcement for protecting their citizens 24/7. Great job!!!

Great job WPD.

Nice job WPD

He is lucky to be alive. Great job officers!

Good job guys

Thank you for getting this reckless person off the streets of Waynesboro!

Thankful no one was killed when he shot at my brother's in blue how about attempted Capitol murder since he shot at LEO

Great job

Good job!!!!!

Good work

And for those that continue to disrespect and rail against the police, these police darn near and could have sacrificed their own lives tto keep the publioc safe

career criminal, no respect for anyone.

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A great reminder for everyone!!

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It won't stop them because THE LAW ISN'T ENFORCED BY ANYONE. Not sure what it's going to take for lawmakers and law enforcers to start taking it seriously. I typically travel to Richmond and back every day, and constantly see drivers texting, swerving, and not paying attention at lights. WE ALL see it, but nobody DOES anything about it. DO SOMETHING!!!

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Happy 4th of July.

Same to u guys! Stay safe!

back at ya

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Same to you sll

Stay safe!!

Youuu too!

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Please plan ahead and have a safe Independence Day!!

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Do you recognize this individual? Waynesboro Police need the public’s help to identify the suspect in this photo who allegedly stole a cell phone at Sheetz on Friday, May 31. Anyone with information about the identity of this suspect is asked to call Officer J. Feazell at (540) 942-6675 or contact Crime Stoppers at (800) 322-2017. ... See MoreSee Less

Do you recognize this individual? Waynesboro Police need the public’s help to identify the suspect in this photo who allegedly stole a cell phone at Sheetz on Friday, May 31.  Anyone with information about the identity of this suspect is asked to call Officer J. Feazell at (540) 942-6675 or contact Crime Stoppers at (800) 322-2017.

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Seems like everything happens near the sheetz in wboro 😂😂😂

Ahh, kinda looks like me & my mom from the side 🤣

Doesnt do any good saying who it is he gives a sob story and they let him go yes he is there with her

FTP

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The Waynesboro Police Department is investigating an incident in which two people inner tubing on south river near Ridgeview Park yesterday evening were assaulted with rocks. The incident occurred at approximately 6:30 P.M. when the young male and female floating the river were passing a group of three males on the river bank. Persons in the group threw rocks at the two tubers which resulted in the male victim receiving wounds to his head requiring treatment at UVA Medical Center. The suspects were described as two white males and one black male who appeared to be high school age.

The department is requesting anyone who may have witnessed this incident or those with information about it to contact Officer CT Kimmell at 540-942-6675.
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This is horrible! I hope they find these boys and prosecute them to the full extent of the law.

Seriously! I hope they find them. Ridiculous

Oh I’m so sorry!

these people are going to ruin this for everyone. shame on you for assaulting minors and for making the river unsafe I hope you see this because to the three boys involved I am personally disappointed in you

This is terrible! The boys and I use to go tubing a lot and no one bothered us.

Waynesboro has gotten horrible lately. I don't miss living there with all the things that happen there now.

What is this world coming to? Why would anyone do that? I hope the police catch them.

Wow! I saw people Tubing there but I left around 5 ish.

What is wrong with people. So sorry this happened to you .

Is there an update on this? How are the injured tubers?

LISTEN UP BOYS! The citizens of Waynesboro Virginia do not behave like this and neither should you! Next time use those arms to wave hello to your neighbor.

Someone had to see the boys, speak up, can't let this start happening here.

WTH is wrong with people? Totally hope you catch them how sad

One day someone will get back at them. Hope it happens.

Check local business camers.

I hope they get jail/juvi time. They could have killed someone. What if they had fallen off the tube with a head injury?!

It’s gotten so dangerous in the city even for a police officer just dangerous it’s just not a safe place to live anymore maybe it’s time for an old person like me just to move away from all this

Oh my word that awful!!

I see teens do this all the time to kyakers going down the river it's a game called "heads" it's stupid in my opinion they don't realize how bad it can hurt someone

This is terrible u can't. Even get out and having some fun unless some doe doe has 2 do something stupid and hurt u this is crazy hope they find out who did this. 2 these nice people and sock the book 2 them that's all I'm saying

WTH is wrong with people??

WTH is wrong with people?

Be a shame if they did that to the wrong person and they got lead back 🤔🤔😂😂

What will their next crime be, another BTK?

Lock them up, awful behavior. Drugs probably involved.

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****UPDATE: JUVENILE HAS BEEN LOCATED****

The Waynesboro Police department is seeking information that will assist in locating Kindra Leigh Acord, 16. Miss Accord has been reported as a runaway juvenile and was last seen at her residence here in the city on June 17th, at 11:30 PM.

Please contact Sgt. Alyssa Zullig at 540-942- 6511 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800- 322-2017.
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****UPDATE:  JUVENILE HAS BEEN LOCATED****

The Waynesboro Police department is seeking information that will assist in locating Kindra Leigh Acord, 16. Miss Accord has been reported as a runaway juvenile and was last seen at her residence here in the city on June 17th, at 11:30 PM. 

Please contact Sgt. Alyssa Zullig at 540-942- 6511 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800- 322-2017.

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Shared and prayers sent

Praise God.

Shared Broadway va

And where was she found

Shared in Kentucky

Shared in Staunton

Shared in Stuart's Draft, VA.

She sounds like a mess

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Traffic Alert

The Blue Ridge Classic Soap Box Derby will be held June 15th, 2019. The following streets will be no parking areas from 4:30 AM to 7:00 PM on event day June 15th, 2019:

No Parking

Maple Ave at Main Street east on Main Street to Race Ave
Federal Street at Arch Ave north to Lumos Plaza
Federal Street at South Wayne Ave north to Lumos Plaza

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We also need help setting up that morning at 5am if anyone would like to come out and help us. It would be much appreciated.

We appreciate your help Waynesboro Police Department!

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Detective J. Shaver and School Resource Officer R. Boyce both spent time with the students participating in the summer enrichment program at William Perry Elementary. Detective J. Shaver put on a K9 demonstration with his partner “Barkley,” and SRO R. Boyce gave a very informative presentation on law enforcement functions. The students had a great time learning about their police department. ... See MoreSee Less

Detective J. Shaver and School Resource Officer R. Boyce both spent time with the students participating in the summer enrichment program at William Perry Elementary. Detective J. Shaver put on a K9 demonstration with his partner “Barkley,” and SRO R. Boyce gave a very informative presentation on law enforcement functions.  The students had a great time learning about their police department.Image attachment

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Awesome!

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Good Evening, That is a great question. This is simply an agency specific preference. VLEPSC is still the overwhelming choice for most agencies in Virginia since it is tailored for law enforcement in Virginia. Have a great evening.

Why CALEA? Va has a accreditation authority that is tailored for Va Police Officers, Va Agencies, and Va laws? Has something changed with CALEA where they are more in line with Va police practices, standards, and laws? Not necessarily a complaint, I just dont understand this move when many member agencies are accredited thru the Va Commission.

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The chance of becoming a victim of either violent or property crime in Waynesboro is 1 in 39. Based on FBI crime data, Waynesboro is not one of the safest communities in America. Relative to Virginia, Waynesboro has a crime rate that is higher than 87% of the state's cities and towns of all sizes.

Does the waynesboro police department have a slimjim?

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Thanks Chief and staff!

Thank YOU!! 🙂

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We were honored to participate in the annual Law Enforcement Special Olympics Torch Run yesterday. We received the torch at the Waynesboro City limits on West Main Street, traveled through downtown Waynesboro and then made the steep trek up to the top of Afton Mountain.

We would like to thank everyone who came out yesterday to participate and assist us with this wonderful event. A special thanks goes out to the Waynesboro High School Cross Country team for running with us and Suntrust Bank for providing snacks and drinks for everyone.
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Great job guys

Great job

Great job

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MEDIA RELEASE
Narcotics Search Warrant Yields Two Arrests For Cocaine Possession

June 6, 2019

At 11:23 pm on June 5, 2019, the Waynesboro Police SWAT Team executed a narcotics search warrant at 825 Highland Avenue in the City of Waynesboro, VA. Police encountered and detained 10 subjects at the residence while the search warrant was executed. As a result of evidence recovered at the scene, two men were arrested for drug violations.

22 year old Waynesboro resident Raquan Markell Barber and 19 year old Charlottesville resident Damien Ryequrious Cooper were taken into custody by Waynesboro Police. Both men were charged with possession of cocaine.

Both men were held without bond and transported to Middle River Regional Jail.
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MEDIA RELEASE 
Narcotics Search Warrant Yields Two Arrests For Cocaine Possession

June 6, 2019

At 11:23 pm on June 5, 2019, the Waynesboro Police SWAT Team executed a narcotics search warrant at 825 Highland Avenue in the City of Waynesboro, VA.  Police encountered and detained 10 subjects at the residence while the search warrant was executed. As a result of evidence recovered at the scene, two men were arrested for drug violations. 

22 year old Waynesboro resident Raquan Markell Barber and 19 year old Charlottesville resident Damien Ryequrious Cooper were taken into custody by Waynesboro Police. Both men were charged with possession of cocaine. 

Both men were held without bond and transported to Middle River Regional Jail.Image attachment

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Thank you! But please be careful out there! Proverbs 3:5-6

Great job Waynesboro police!!!💞

Thank you Waynesboro Police department ☝️👨‍✈️❤

Good job guys!

Thanks for taking these two off the street. ❤

They seem pretty happy about being arrested lol

Drug residue on person not saying it's okay but that's not a bust by far its was a birthaday get together go swat unit

Lil fish catch big fish!! Good job blue!!

The chance of becoming a victim of either violent or property crime in Waynesboro is 1 in 39. Based on FBI crime data, Waynesboro is not one of the safest communities in America. Relative to Virginia, Waynesboro has a crime rate that is higher than 87% of the state's cities and towns of all sizes.

So all that wasted tax dollars on a victimless crime? Real brag worthy there blue line 🙄

Drug's R BAD OK Get a JOB and earn your MONEY THE HONEST WAY

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So sad.....that two kids are into drugs like that already.

WPD Big Mad 😭

It’s gotten so dangerous in the city even for a police officer just dangerous it’s just not a safe place to live anymore maybe it’s time for an old person like me just to move away from all this

Ashley Hutchinson

Michelle Smith see what happens on Highland Ave 🤣

Jessica Smith

Pat Flick 👀👀

lol bust of the century, eh?! With as much real crime that goes on in the area you’d think our police would learn to prioritize just a little 🤦‍♂️ No matter how much you wanna make this drug war thing work out, caging addicts will never address the problem.

It’s gotten so dangerous in the city even for a police officer just dangerous it’s just not a safe place to live anymore maybe it’s time for an old person like me just to move away from all this

All these rich white kids snorting coke left and right but nobody bats an eye 🤔

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MEDIA RELEASE
UPDATE 06/04/19

As a result of our continuing investigation, the following charges have been placed against 25 year old Landon Obrien Clark of Crimora, Virginia:

18.2-53.1: Use of a firearm in the commission of a felony. This is a Felony offense.

18.2-51: Malicious Wounding. This is a Class 3 Felony offense.

18.2-56.1: Reckless handling of a firearm so as to endanger life, limb or property. This is a Class 1 Misdemeanor offense.

Mr. Clark turned himself in this morning and was subsequently released on Bond.

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06/3/19
At approximately 9:20pm on June 2nd the Waynesboro Emergency Operations Center received a call regarding a shooting incident that occurred in the Sheetz parking lot on West Main Street. Upon arrival officers immediately discovered that the victim and the suspect were no longer located at the scene. Officers subsequently secured the crime scene and began conducting an investigation.

During the course of conducting the preliminary investigation it was discovered that the victim was transported to Augusta Medical Center by a witness and was being treated for non-life threatening injuries. The victim was ultimately released from the Augusta Medical Center several hours later, after receiving treatment for injuries that were related to an assault and not a gunshot wound. It has been determined that a firearm was discharged during the course of the assault that occurred on the parking lot and the bullet struck the Sheetz building, however no one was injured.

The investigation continues and more information will be released at a later time.

If anyone has information pertaining to this incident, please contact Sgt. Alyssa Zullig at 540-942-6511.
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UPDATE 06/04/19

As a result of our continuing investigation, the following charges have been placed against 25 year old Landon Obrien Clark of Crimora, Virginia: 

18.2-53.1:  Use of a firearm in the commission of a felony.  This is a Felony offense.

18.2-51: Malicious Wounding.  This is a Class 3 Felony offense.

18.2-56.1: Reckless handling of a firearm so as to endanger life, limb or property.  This is a Class 1 Misdemeanor offense.

Mr. Clark turned himself in this morning and was subsequently released on Bond. 

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06/3/19
At approximately 9:20pm on June 2nd the Waynesboro Emergency Operations Center received a call regarding a shooting incident that occurred in the Sheetz parking lot on West Main Street.  Upon arrival officers immediately discovered that the victim and the suspect were no longer located at the scene.  Officers subsequently secured the crime scene and began conducting an investigation.  

During the course of conducting the preliminary investigation it was discovered that the victim was transported to Augusta Medical Center by a witness and was being treated for non-life threatening injuries.  The victim was ultimately released from the Augusta Medical Center several hours later, after receiving treatment for injuries that were related to an assault and not a gunshot wound.  It has been determined that a firearm was discharged during the course of the assault that occurred on the parking lot and the bullet struck the Sheetz building, however no one was injured. 

The investigation continues and more information will be released at a later time.  

If anyone has information pertaining to this incident, please contact Sgt. Alyssa Zullig at 540-942-6511.
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And released on bond? But if it a drug addict just buying drugs they'll be held without bond the justice system is crap

The chance of becoming a victim of either violent or property crime in Waynesboro is 1 in 39. Based on FBI crime data, Waynesboro is not one of the safest communities in America. Relative to Virginia, Waynesboro has a crime rate that is higher than 87% of the state's cities and towns of all sizes.

Was this Sheetz?

In Waynesboro

Noe Garcia

Sandy Powell Schmon

It’s gotten so dangerous in the city even for a police officer just dangerous it’s just not a safe place to live anymore maybe it’s time for an old person like me just to move away from all this

Shayla Fitzgerald

There are way too many disgusting people on this group. Watch yourselves, one day you will word spit to the wrong person. the two people or more that was disgusting with cuss words and threats and whatever else you might call it you all should be ashamed your mother raised you that way ?you raise your children that way? you're so disrespectful.

It’s gotten so dangerous in the city even for a police officer just dangerous it’s just not a safe place to live anymore maybe it’s time for an old person like me just to move away from all this

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MEDIA RELEASE
06/03/19

At approximately 9:20pm on June 2nd the Waynesboro Emergency Operations Center received a call regarding a shooting incident that occurred in the Sheetz parking lot on West Main Street. Upon arrival officers immediately discovered that the victim and the suspect were no longer located at the scene. Officers subsequently secured the crime scene and began conducting an investigation.

During the course of conducting the preliminary investigation it was discovered that the victim was transported to Augusta Medical Center by a witness and was being treated for non-life threatening injuries. The victim was ultimately released from the Augusta Medical Center several hours later, after receiving treatment for injuries that were related to an assault and not a gunshot wound. It has been determined that a firearm was discharged during the course of the assault that occurred on the parking lot and the bullet struck the Sheetz building, however no one was injured.

The investigation continues and more information will be released at a later time.

If anyone has information pertaining to this incident, please contact Sgt. Alyssa Zullig at 540-942-6511.

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The type of people who follow a "Spot a Cop" page may may be the problem with a "Spot a Cop" page...

Spot a cop Jason and Josh are all jokes. I hope they soon get rid of that page for good.

THIS is why u wait to get info from the right source. On Spot A Cop site, people were saying a man got shot in the head. Either way, it’s terrifying but still...

Nick Spradlin

Chip Littlejohn this is what I was telling you about.

Marquetta S Bosley

Tangie Misker

James Shifflett

Chase Cooke

Kim

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MEDIA RELEASE

05/31/19

Shortly before 7am this morning, a Waynesboro Police Officer took a report for a stolen 2018 Volkswagen Atlas that had been taken overnight from the area of Shawnee Road and Northgate Avenue in the City of Waynesboro. Approximately one hour later, the vehicle was observed occupied and running in the area of South Laurel Avenue and 12th Street. Upon arrival, officers safely secured the stolen vehicle and detained the 17 year old male juvenile operator who was found sleeping in the driver’s seat. As the officers were attempting to awaken the juvenile, one of them observed a 40 caliber Glock handgun stuck between the driver’s seat and the center console of the vehicle. They safely secured the firearm as well with no further incident.

The following charges have been placed against the 17-year-old Waynesboro juvenile pursuant to the investigation:

18.2-108(A): Possession of a stolen vehicle. This is a Felony offense.

18.2-308.7: Possess a firearm while under the age of 18. This is a Class 1 Misdemeanor offense.

The 17 year old juvenile is currently in the custody of the Shenandoah Valley Juvenile Center.

This investigation is ongoing and additional charges are pending.

No additional information will be released at this time.

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MEDIA RELEASE

05/31/19

Shortly before 7am this morning, a Waynesboro Police Officer took a report for a stolen 2018 Volkswagen Atlas that had been taken overnight from the area of Shawnee Road and Northgate Avenue in the City of Waynesboro.  Approximately one hour later, the vehicle was observed occupied and running in the area of South Laurel Avenue and 12th Street.  Upon arrival, officers safely secured the stolen vehicle and detained the 17 year old male juvenile operator who was found sleeping in the driver’s seat. As the officers were attempting to awaken the juvenile, one of them observed a 40 caliber Glock handgun stuck between the driver’s seat and the center console of the vehicle. They safely secured the firearm as well with no further incident. 

The following charges have been placed against the 17-year-old Waynesboro juvenile pursuant to the investigation:

18.2-108(A):  Possession of a stolen vehicle.  This is a Felony offense.

18.2-308.7: Possess a firearm while under the age of 18. This is a Class 1 Misdemeanor offense.

The 17 year old juvenile is currently in the custody of the Shenandoah Valley Juvenile Center. 

This investigation is ongoing and additional charges are pending.

No additional information will be released at this time.

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Good Job!!

Probably the same guy I have on camera on Ashby at 5am checking car doors.

What a nice young man

If He’s old enough to commit crimes , he’s old enough to put his name out there. Why protect the criminal?

The chance of becoming a victim of either violent or property crime in Waynesboro is 1 in 39. Based on FBI crime data, Waynesboro is not one of the safest communities in America. Relative to Virginia, Waynesboro has a crime rate that is higher than 87% of the state's cities and towns of all sizes.

Why is possessing a Firearm underage NOT a felony?

Melissa Tooley

Mario Retrosi

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Waynesboro Man Arrested For Methamphetamine Trafficking

May 30, 2019

As a result of a multi-jurisdiction narcotics investigation, 45 year old Waynesboro resident Shane Eldridge Hammer has been charged with a violation of Virginia Code Sections 18.2-256/18.2-248.01 and 18.2-256/18.2-248 (conspiracy to transport narcotics into the Commonwealth and conspiracy to distribute 100 grams or more of methamphetamine). The charges carry sentences that range from 20 years to life in prison, with a 20 year minimum mandatory sentence associated with the latter charge.

Hammer, a resident of the City of Waynesboro, was taken into custody after law enforcement recovered over two and a half pounds of methamphetamine during the investigation. The street value of the recovered drugs is estimated at over $110,000 dollars. Hammer is currently being held without bond at the Middle River Regional Jail.

The joint operation was conducted by the Waynesboro Police Special Operations Division, U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement Homeland Security Investigations, the Waynesboro Sheriff’s Office and the Jefferson Area Drug Enforcement Task Force (JADE). The JADE Task Force is comprised of the Virginia State Police and the Albemarle County Police Department.
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Waynesboro Man Arrested For Methamphetamine Trafficking

May 30, 2019

As a result of a multi-jurisdiction narcotics investigation, 45 year old Waynesboro resident Shane Eldridge Hammer has been charged with a violation of Virginia Code Sections 18.2-256/18.2-248.01 and 18.2-256/18.2-248 (conspiracy to transport narcotics into the Commonwealth and conspiracy to distribute 100 grams or more of methamphetamine).  The charges carry sentences that range from 20 years to life in prison, with a 20 year minimum mandatory sentence associated with the latter charge. 

Hammer, a resident of the City of Waynesboro, was taken into custody after law enforcement recovered over two and a half pounds of methamphetamine during the investigation.  The street value of the recovered drugs is estimated at over $110,000 dollars. Hammer is currently being held without bond at the Middle River Regional Jail. 

The joint operation was conducted by the Waynesboro Police Special Operations Division, U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement Homeland Security Investigations, the Waynesboro Sheriff’s Office and the Jefferson Area Drug Enforcement Task Force (JADE). The JADE Task Force is comprised of the Virginia State Police and the Albemarle County Police Department.

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I love the Waynesboro and the PD support and work with Homeland Security. But it still comes down to if you don't buy it, they can't sell it.

Great job! Thank you! Be careful out there! May God Bless each of you!

Great police department doing great things to keep our community safe.

Thank you so very much!

Good job Waynesboro Police Department! !!!! Keep up the good work!

So happy to see WPD cleaning up the city. I know it's a tough job. I tip my hat to you!!!

This man does have family and kids

Well done , keep it up

WPD is so on top of it they a day ahead of scheduled ---proof reading is a real thing 📖🤣🤣🤣🤣

Way to go WPD put him out of business congratulations on a job well done!

well done WPD.

I saw that wow

It’s the uh...the 29th of May there officers.

Danielle Huffman some of Gods greatest gifts are unanswered prayers:-)

Thank you

The chance of becoming a victim of either violent or property crime in Waynesboro is 1 in 39. Based on FBI crime data, Waynesboro is not one of the safest communities in America. Relative to Virginia, Waynesboro has a crime rate that is higher than 87% of the state's cities and towns of all sizes.

Good job he will never learn

Keep it off our streets and away from our kids

Way to go! Take out the trash!

Another one bites the dust!

It’s gotten so dangerous in the city even for a police officer just dangerous it’s just not a safe place to live anymore maybe it’s time for an old person like me just to move away from all this

👏🏻👏🏻👏🏻Good job WPD!

Now go after sodas,fast food,alcohol,nicotine etc.

Thank you!!!!

He walk like the rest all u got do is talk

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The Waynesboro Police Department would like to welcome Officer Rebecca Shouey to the WPD family. Officer Shouey was sworn in on Friday May 24th and began her field training on Monday. Congratulations Officer Shouey!!!! ... See MoreSee Less

The Waynesboro Police Department would like to welcome Officer Rebecca Shouey to the WPD family.  Officer Shouey was sworn in on Friday May 24th and began her field training on Monday.  Congratulations Officer Shouey!!!!

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Congrats Officer Shouey! Welcome to a great group!

Congratulations

Congratulations

Congratulations. Welcome aboard

Congratulations !

Congrats Rebecca!!

Congrats Officer Shouey! Wishing you all the best.

CONGRATULATIONS

Congrats!!!

Welcome to WPD. Praying for your safety.

May the Lord keep you safe. Thank you for your service

Welcome officer Shouney

Congrats and always remember that oath you have taken if you respect others rights you will be respected but always do your job and thank you for doing what you are doing 👍🏽🇺🇸

Welcome

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While Memorial Day marks the unofficial start of summer, it is also a time to offer gratitude and respect to those brave men and women who died while serving in the United States Armed Forces. On behalf of the men and women of the Waynesboro Police Department, we thank you for your sacrifice.

For those of you who plan to travel this Memorial Weekend, please take a minute to look over the tips provided below by the Virginia Department of Transportation to help keep everyone safe.

Thank you and have a safe weekend.

Be cautious behind the wheel and remember that your actions impact yourself, your passengers and everyone else on the road. Do your part in making travel safer for everybody:

DON" DRIVE DISTRACTED
If you plan to drink, have a designated driver or use a ride service
Buckle up
Keep your eyes on the road
Be patient and keep a safe distance between your vehicle and the vehicle in front of you
Take a break if you are drowsy
If you are a passenger, speak up if someone is driving distracted
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While Memorial Day marks the unofficial start of summer, it is also a time to offer gratitude and respect to those brave men and women who died while serving in the United States Armed Forces.  On behalf of the men and women of the Waynesboro Police Department, we thank you for your sacrifice.

For those of you who plan to travel this Memorial Weekend, please take a minute to look over the tips provided below by the Virginia Department of Transportation to help keep everyone safe.

Thank you and have a safe weekend.

Be cautious behind the wheel and remember that your actions impact yourself, your passengers and everyone else on the road. Do your part in making travel safer for everybody:

DON DRIVE DISTRACTED
If you plan to drink, have a designated driver or use a ride service
Buckle up
Keep your eyes on the road
Be patient and keep a safe distance between your vehicle and the vehicle in front of you
Take a break if you are drowsy
If you are a passenger, speak up if someone is driving distracted

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Thank You All for being the Soldiers of Our City👉👍👈

THANK YOU FOR YOUR SERVICE AND SACRIFICE

🇺🇸🇺🇸🇺🇸🇺🇸🇺🇸🇺🇸🇺🇸

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Social Security Administration scams calls are happening in our city, please do not give out your personal information over the phone. Please just hang up and report the incident to the Social Security Administration at (800) 269-0271.

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The chance of becoming a victim of either violent or property crime in Waynesboro is 1 in 39. Based on FBI crime data, Waynesboro is not one of the safest communities in America. Relative to Virginia, Waynesboro has a crime rate that is higher than 87% of the state's cities and towns of all sizes.

I got a call yesterday saying my social security was being eliminated,I wasn't home they called twice and lft a message!!!

I get one a day it seems and when I block that one they call from another

I got a call from a social security scam and it showed up Waynesboro police as a number

My husband got one yesterday...He hung up on them..Broken english telling him he owes money to them.

We have had a bunch so I have been reporting them and blocking them! Lots of different phone # so be careful!

I pretend I'm a little kid and they called a minor most of the time they hang up and remove my number

So don’t buy visas for them? Shoot got me again!

Jason Quick

Mandee Thompson-Mclaughlin

Zachh Morris

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On behalf of the men and women of Waynesboro Police Department, we would like to thank the community members, local businesses and community partners that helped us commemorate National Police Week. During this week of remembrance we were blessed with an outpouring of food, decorations and support from the following businesses and individuals:

Main Street United Methodist Church—Cookies, brownies, and other assorted snacks. Additionally, they allowed us to use their facility for our annual vesper service.
Crossroads Baptist Church—Baked chicken dinner, side dishes and dessert
City National Bank—Basket of sweet treats and snacks
Little Caesars Pizza—Pizza
Panera Bread—Breakfast sandwiches, salads, pastries and drinks
New Directions Center—Brownies and drinks
That’s a Wrap/Wayne Howard—Fried chicken dinner with side dishes
Cynthia Long—Doughnuts and brownies
Tom and Mary Lou McDonald—Chocolate chip cookies
Jill Ambler—Cookies, Chex mix, Oreo Truffles
Subway—Breakfast sandwiches
D&L Donuts--Donuts
Martha Mawyer—Banana pudding
WFAC Auxiliary—Chips, candy and assorted snacks
Rhonda Cross—Police Department Decorations
Shenandoah Valley Adult Protective Services—Cookies
Wilma Leitch—Little Debbie Cakes
Warm Area Refuge Ministry (WARM)—Cookies and cake
Bud and Linda Davis---Fried chicken and side dishes

We would also like to express our heartfelt gratitude to the Waynesboro Police Chaplains who organize this week of remembrance each year. We are truly blessed to have you as part of our WPD family!!!!!!
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On behalf of the men and women of Waynesboro Police Department, we would like to thank the community members, local businesses and community partners that helped us commemorate National Police Week.  During this week of remembrance we were blessed with an outpouring of food, decorations and support from the following businesses and individuals:

Main Street United Methodist Church—Cookies, brownies, and other assorted snacks.  Additionally, they allowed us to use their facility for our annual vesper service.
Crossroads Baptist Church—Baked chicken dinner, side dishes and dessert
City National Bank—Basket of sweet treats and snacks
Little Caesars Pizza—Pizza
Panera Bread—Breakfast sandwiches, salads, pastries and drinks
New Directions Center—Brownies and drinks
That’s a Wrap/Wayne Howard—Fried chicken dinner with side dishes
Cynthia Long—Doughnuts and brownies
Tom and Mary Lou McDonald—Chocolate chip cookies
Jill Ambler—Cookies, Chex mix, Oreo Truffles
Subway—Breakfast sandwiches
D&L Donuts--Donuts
Martha Mawyer—Banana pudding
WFAC Auxiliary—Chips, candy and assorted snacks
Rhonda Cross—Police Department Decorations
Shenandoah Valley Adult Protective Services—Cookies
Wilma Leitch—Little Debbie Cakes
Warm Area Refuge Ministry (WARM)—Cookies and cake
Bud and Linda Davis---Fried chicken and side dishes

We would also like to express our heartfelt gratitude to the Waynesboro Police Chaplains who organize this week of remembrance each year.  We are truly blessed to have you as part of our WPD family!!!!!!

May 13, 2019

Joint Press Release Waynesboro Commonwealth’s Attorney’s Office and The Waynesboro Police Department

Earlier today the Waynesboro Circuit Court Grand Jury issued a true bill of indictment charging Shawn Preston Jones, Age 42, with the First Degree Murder of Deborah Allen. The charges stem from an alleged incident that took place in the early morning hours of April 6, 2019 at the Royal Inn Motel located on West Main Street in Waynesboro.

First Degree Murder is a Class 2 Felony and is punishable by imprisonment in the state penitentiary for a period of 20 years to Life. Due to the newly issued 1st Degree Murder indictment, earlier charges filed in the Waynesboro Juvenile and Domestic Relations Court charging Mr. Jones with 2nd Degree Murder in connection with Ms. Allen’s death will be dismissed by that Court.

Mr. Jones will next appear in the Waynesboro Circuit Court on Wednesday May 29, 2019. Trial in this case is expected to take place in late September 2019.

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Maybe if Waynesboro Police Department would’ve went over to her apartment that night when she called them she might be still alive today

I’m so glad his charges were upgraded. Deborah meant a lot to many people. Hope he’s found guilty!

Should have been death penalty

20 years to life is not justice in my book, if he’s guilty of murder flip the switch,

The chance of becoming a victim of either violent or property crime in Waynesboro is 1 in 39. Based on FBI crime data, Waynesboro is not one of the safest communities in America. Relative to Virginia, Waynesboro has a crime rate that is higher than 87% of the state's cities and towns of all sizes.

I 'll be there next court day promiss

So glad for this decision by the grand jury. Actually agree with the system on this one as long as it isn’t plea bargain down like his last attempted murder was. #justiceforDebbie

Deb i.miss u.not a day goes by o sit on my back poach looking at the sky nowing I miss u an u see me if the boys see this love yaw Lee nite

HALLELUJAH !!! So glad this creep will go away now. #StandForDebbie !

I'm so glad that creep is getting 1st degree murder charges justice for DeborahAllen

So glad. What a piece of crap. Hope they give him everything they possibly can.

#Justicefordebbie

Susan Leblanc

Lee Parker

Hope he rots in hell ... She had to serve a life sentence along with all her children n family n friends as well are now serving a life sentence without her !!!

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