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The head of the Northwest Virginia Regional Drug Task Force said Tuesday that the death of a 28-year-old Lebanon Church man on Friday was likely the 19th in the Northern Shenandoah Valley this year attributable to a heroin overdose.
William Holtzman, CEO of Holtzman Oil Corp. in Mount Jackson, gave $10,000 in recent months to the legal defense fund of former Gov. Robert F. McDonnell in McDonnell's fight against federal corruption charges.
FRONT ROYAL -- A motion filed in Warren County Circuit Court a few days ago sheds light on mounting complaints from defense attorneys about what they describe as the failure of the newly opened Rappahannock-Shenandoah-Warren Regional Jail on U.S. 340-522 to grant them adequate access to their clients.
A Strasburg man will serve a year in jail after pleading guilty to two attempted arson-related counts Monday in Shenandoah County Circuit Court.
Law enforcement's efforts to crack down on the smuggling of cigarettes from Virginia to other states continued Wednesday in Shenandoah County Circuit Court with the grand jury indictments of three more men from other states.
FRONT ROYAL - A town man must serve three years for possessing child pornography and register as a sex offender.
WOODSTOCK -- A Shenandoah County man's manslaughter case goes to a grand jury next week
An Edinburg man must serve a lengthy probation with many restrictions for threatening to bomb a Shenandoah County school.
WOODSTOCK -- A former Shenandoah County teacher charged in a student-related hazing incident avoided trial Tuesday by striking a deal with prosecutors.
FRONT ROYAL -- A Front Royal resident's felony charge of torturing an animal and causing death was reduced Tuesday in Warren County General District Court.
WOODSTOCK - Defense attorneys for accused murderer Claude Shafer cannot withhold background information about their client from the prosecution, Circuit Judge Dennis L. Hupp ruled in a hearing Friday in Shenandoah County Circuit Court.
Members of the Northwest Virginia Regional Drug Task Force arrested three men during a heroin bust at the home of two of the defendants on June 26, Front Royal police disclosed late Friday.
WOODSTOCK -- The sentencing of an 18-year-old Edinburg man convicted on charges linking him to plans for a shooting and bombing rampage at Stonewall Jackson High School in Quicksburg remained unresolved after three hours of testimony Wednesday.
A Stephens City man appeared in a Freehold, New Jersey, courtroom Tuesday on five counts linked to sexual assaults of two minors in that community.
WOODSTOCK -- A man and a woman have been charged with aggravated malicious wounding in a June 25 incident that sent a Strasburg man to the hospital with a broken jaw and broken ribs.
The Strasburg Police Department's Facebook page calls the arrest Wednesday of Jeremiah Lanham, 30, of Mauertown, the easiest ever made by the department.
The case of an Edinburg man who agreed to undergo a vasectomy as a condition of probation has kept some people in the Shenandoah County court system answering inquiries from a variety of media outlets during the past week.
A preliminary hearing for an accused arsonist was delayed for about three hours Friday as staff at the newly opened regional jail struggled with a case of mistaken identity while transporting the defendant.
FRONT ROYAL -- The years long legal battle between Warren County and resident Julia Souter churns on with Souter's neighbors teaming up with the county to threaten her with loss of her property over money they contend she owes them.
WOODSTOCK -- A Quicksburg woman has been sentenced to three years in prison on drug charges stemming from an incident in which authorities found a syringe filled with heroin inside her vagina while she was serving a jail sentence.
LURAY -- A former pastor in Luray and Shenandoah County has pleaded guilty to six counts in a child molestation case in Page County Circuit Court.
A search warrant affidavit filed in Warren County Circuit Court describes an incident June 7 in which a child found went to the aid of his mother after finding her unresponsive in their Front Royal home.
Television celebrity and congressional candidate Tareq Salahi is back in court.
FRONT ROYAL -- A pair of men, one from Middletown and the other from Front Royal, were arrested Saturday and charged with malicious wounding in a case arising from a fight over a woman.
Two Brooklyn, N.Y. men appeared in Shenandoah County General District Court Friday, both on charges of selling, transporting, receiving or possessing 500 or more packages of improperly stamped cigarettes for the purposes of evading taxes on them.
WOODSTOCK -- Hearings in Shenandoah County Circuit Court on Thursday on three cases involving defendants facing a long list of charges linked to cigarette smuggling shed new light on an extensive investigation mounted by the county Sheriff's Office against illicit cigarette sales.
A Front Royal taxicab company claims former drivers used customer data and intercepted calls for a competitor.
Andrew Charles Studds insists he wasn't doing anything wrong when he videotaped Front Royal police while carrying a holstered gun on his right hip as they conducted traffic stops a few weeks ago.
Former Strasburg police officer Aaron H. Lewis lost his job over accusations that he used excessive force against a suspect in a drug case, falsification of records and violation of safety rules without a threat to life, according to documents in Shenandoah County Circuit Court.
A man described in court documents as the leader and enforcer of an extensive crack cocaine ring in Winchester was sentenced last week in U.S. District Court to life imprisonment.
The Virginia Board of Nursing has suspended the license of a nurse from Winchester.
HARRISONBURG -- The judge presiding over prominent Winchester attorney Paul Hampton Thomson's federal case has rebuked his defense lawyer for "unprofessional conduct."
FRONT ROYAL --A local woman was indicted Monday on charges that she committed sexual acts with an 11-year-old boy in June.
WOODSTOCK -- Search warrants have been executed in the last two weeks to obtain fingerprints of three men in connection with the suspected theft of items from the Toms Brook Post Office in August, according to Shenandoah County Circuit Court records.
NEW MARKET -- A resident of the Blue Ridge Inn is accused of stabbing a neighbor following a dispute regarding a drug transaction.
WOODSTOCK -- A New Market couple played with fire but didn't get burned by having to spend any time behind bars for doing so.
WINCHESTER -- A Washington, D.C., man held his fiancee captive after assaulting her and another woman in Stephens City before fleeing to Warren County on Christmas Eve, authorities said Monday.
HARRISONBURG -- A Winchester man recently convicted of running a check-fraud ring in the area in 2009 pleaded guilty Wednesday morning to a federal conspiracy charge, according to court documents.
FRONT ROYAL -- A White Post man who authorities said stole firearms from a relative's home in March, and later threatened to burn down the residence after he broke into it, must serve two months in jail after pleading guilty Tuesday morning to a larceny charge stemming from the incidents.
WOODSTOCK -- A Mt. Jackson man recently charged with incest was released from incarceration only about a month before the sex crimes are thought to have first surfaced, according to Shenandoah County Circuit Court records.