Courts & Legal News

Heroin dealer gets 10 years

James Starks III

February 27, 2017

FRONT ROYAL – A man pleaded guilty in Warren County Circuit Court to two charges of selling heroin, his third set of distribution offenses.

Woman pleads guilty to brass knuckle attack

Rose Smith

February 27, 2017

FRONT ROYAL – A local woman accused of attacking another woman with a pair of brass knuckles pleaded guilty in Warren County Circuit Court on Monday.

Bomb threat defendant pleads out

February 26, 2017

WINCHESTER — A Strasburg man charged with threatening to bomb the George Washington Hotel in Winchester entered two pleas of guilt in Winchester Circuit Court.

Strangulation suspect pleads no contest

February 21, 2017

FRONT ROYAL – A local man pleaded no contest to strangulation and the assault and battery of a family member in Warren County Circuit Court on Tuesday.

Bomb hoax suspect released on bond

February 16, 2017

A Warren County High School student charged with bringing a hoax bomb device to school was released on bond Tuesday.

Armed robbery suspects indicted

February 16, 2017

A Shenandoah County grand jury indicted four defendants on all charges in connection with the armed robbery of Ben’s Diner in Woodstock.

Charges dropped against accused meth cooker

February 15, 2017

WOODSTOCK – The Shenandoah County commonwealth’s attorney dropped all charges against a woman originally suspected of assisting in a methamphetamine cooking operation in Mount Jackson.

Man pleads guilty in wine bottle attack

Christopher McCormick

February 15, 2017

WOODSTOCK – An Ohio man pleaded guilty to charges Wednesday stemming from him breaking a wine bottle across another man’s face before punching, kicking and choking him.

Judge grants bond in VFW fire case

Leslie Deavers

February 13, 2017

FRONT ROYAL – A judge on Monday granted bond to a woman accused of stealing from the local Veterans of Foreign Wars chapter and burning down its headquarters in 2015.

VFW fire defendant denied bail

Leslie Deavers

February 9, 2017

FRONT ROYAL — A Front Royal woman accused of embezzling roughly $100,000 from the Veterans of Foreign War Post 1860 was denied bail Thursday morning.

Cocaine dealer gets five years

February 8, 2017

WOODSTOCK — A suspected cocaine dealer pleaded guilty Wednesday to a five-year sentence for distribution and related charges.

Armed robbery suspect denied bail

Andrea Scalf

January 27, 2017

WOODSTOCK – A Shenandoah County circuit judge denied a bond appeal Friday for a woman charged with participating in the armed robbery of Ben’s Diner earlier this month.