Joe Beck

Judge rejects bail for shooting defendant

Douglas Johnston

September 23, 2016

A man charged in a Sept. 12 shooting that wounded another man lost an attempt Friday in Shenandoah County General District Court to gain release from jail on bond.

Recruitment, retention still vex jail

September 22, 2016

A flurry of staff recruitment efforts aimed at filling job vacancies at the Rappahannock-Shenandoah-Warren Regional Jail had delivered mixed results, the jail’s leader said Thursday.

Bail denied for man in mask case

Tyrone Holloman

September 22, 2016

A man charged with illegally wearing a mask in public was returned to the Rappahannock-Shenandoah-Warren Regional jail after he was denied bail at a court hearing Thursday.

Heroin ring defendants sentenced

September 21, 2016

Two defendants in a heroin dealing conspiracy blamed for two non-fatal overdoses in Front Royal left a federal courtroom Wednesday with long prison sentences ahead of them.

Man pleads guilty to child sex crimes

September 21, 2016

A Woodstock man faces up to 12 years in prison after pleading guilty Wednesday in Shenandoah County Circuit Court to two counts of aggravated sexual battery against a girl younger than 10.

Couple fined in animal cruelty case

September 16, 2016

An Edinburg couple must pay almost $4,000 in restitution after pleading guilty Friday in Shenandoah County General District Court to several counts of animal cruelty.

Man accused of sex with minor

September 14, 2016

STRASBURG – A Shenandoah County grand jury indicted a town resident Wednesday on charges involving accusations of sexual intercourse with a 14-year-old girl.

Governor joins bid for more anti-heroin funds

September 14, 2016

Gov. Terry McAuliffe has lent his support to efforts to have the area designated as a place of high intensity drug trafficking, a categorization that could bring more federal money to counter rampaging heroin addiction.

Student charged with possessing gun

September 12, 2016

Shenandoah County sheriff’s deputies arrested and charged a Stonewall Jackson High School student Friday with possession of a firearm at school.

Bennett, Comstock campaign at Hob Nob

September 9, 2016

An audience of more than 300 political activists and officeholders heard U.S. Rep. Barbara Comstock, R-McLean, and Democrat LuAnn Bennett make their cases Friday for why they should represent the 10th District in Congress.

DNA test added to rape case evidence

September 7, 2016

WOODSTOCK — A DNA laboratory test has been added to the evidence the prosecution is compiling against an Edinburg man charged with two counts of raping a 16-year-old girl.

Woman sentenced in hit and run case

September 7, 2016

FRONT ROYAL – A woman was sentenced Tuesday in Warren County Circuit Court to 30 days in jail after pleading guilty to charges stemming from a hit and run driving incident that left one person seriously injured.

Bail denied in malicious wounding case

Christopher McCormick

September 6, 2016

WOODSTOCK – An Ohio man accused of attacking and injuring another man with a bottle was returned Tuesday to Rappahannock-Shenandoah-Warren Regional Jail after a bond hearing in Shenandoah County General District Court.

Cigarette tax evader ordered to pay state $75,000

September 2, 2016

WOODSTOCK – A Maryland man was ordered Friday to pay $75,000 restitution to the Virginia state government after he pleaded guilty to two offenses related to a cigarette smuggling operation.

Man arrested in vandalism spree

Brandon Scott Bly

September 1, 2016

Authorities have charged a Mount Jackson man with 89 counts of vandalism in connection with a mailbox vandalism spree in the central part of the county west of Interstate 81.

Guilty verdict in rape case challenged

Dale William Baldwin

September 1, 2016

The sentencing of a Front Royal man convicted of rape was postponed Thursday to give the defense attorney time to read a lengthy pre-sentence report on his client.