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Local man gets 5-plus years

A local man was sentenced Tuesday to five years and four months in prison for robbery of a business and several other offenses he said were linked to his drug addiction.
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$5K lawsuit filed against convicted murderer settled

FRONT ROYAL -- A $5,000 settlement has ended a wrongful death lawsuit by family members of a murdered Front Royal woman against her assailant.
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Homicide case defendant denied bond

A Strasburg man charged in a shooting death at the town's Ramada Inn was ordered held without bond in the RSW jail after an initial appearance Monday in Shenandoah County General District Court.
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County close to selling cluttered property

FRONT ROYAL -- Warren County and a homeowner's association inched closer Monday to forcing a Linden resident to surrender her house and three acres of land as compensation for unpaid bills.
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Judge rejects 3 claims in exorcism sex abuse lawsuit

Warren County Circuit Court Judge Dennis L. Hupp has dismissed three of four claims of legal wrongdoing against a Front Royal-based international Catholic organization in a lawsuit involving accusations of sexual molestation by a priest while performing exorcisms.
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Man sentenced for dual heroin deaths

A Stephens City man died from a heroin overdose on Aug. 16, 2013 after Tyler Christian Clements sold the drug to him the night before.
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Store owner gets sentence for role in bath salts sale

wo Woodstock men were sentenced Wednesday to one year in prison each for their roles in what authorities called one of the largest drug busts in Shenandoah County history at the time of their arrests in 2012.
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Stephens City man accused of illegal cigarette sales

A Frederick County grand jury has indicted a Stephens City man on10 counts of crimes connected to the illegal sale of cigarettes in his store.
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Strasburg couple faces pot charges

A Shenandoah County grand jury has indicted a Strasburg couple on a total of 80 charges linked to what authorities believe was a marijuana distribution operation at their residence of 85 Ellen Drive.
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Shooting defendant prevails on bail appeal

A Woodstock man accused of shooting another man may be released from jail after Circuit Court Judge Dennis L. Hupp rejected an appeal from the prosecution Wednesday that the defendant remain held without bail.
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Perryman sentenced in Strasburg theater scheme

Richard Perryman, whose promise to revive the Strasburg Home Theater turned out to be a costly illusion for a Warrenton couple, was sentenced Tuesday to one year in prison on a charge of obtaining money by false pretenses.
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Fire department cleared by jury

A federal jury in Harrisonburg Friday found the Front Royal Volunteer Fire and Rescue Department did not violate the free speech rights of two volunteer firefighters when it suspended one and stripped the other of his department membership.
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Jury deciding firefighters' case for free speech

A federal jury began deliberations Thursday in a lawsuit filed by two former members of the Front Royal Volunteer Fire Department who accuse the department and its former board president of defaming them and violating their rights of free speech.
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Fire company, ex-members clash

After hearing three days of testimony and arguments in a jury trial pitting two former Front Royal firefighters against their former fire company and former president, U.S. District Judge Michael F. Urbanski summarized the case Wednesday for the opposing sides.
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Same sex couples now free to marry in Virginia

Separate actions by the U.S. Supreme Court and Virginia Attorney General Mark Herring Monday cleared the last obstacles to same sex couples marrying in Virginia.
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Defendant in shooting ordered held without bail

A local man accused of shooting another man was ordered back to the RSW Regional Jail and held without bond after an initial appearance Monday in Shenandoah County General District Court.
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Lawmakers hear ideas for curbing heroin

Local law enforcement officials, prosecutors and others turned to state lawmakers Wednesday in urging legislative action to help stem the tide of heroin flowing into the area.
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Hearing sheds light on cigarette case

The Shenandoah County Sheriff's Office piled on dozens of charges without justification against two New York City men in an undercover anti-cigarette smuggling operation involving transactions totaling $10 million, the attorney for the two defendants said Wednesday in circuit court.
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Prosecution seeks to close cigarette trafficking hearing

The prosecution in a cigarette trafficking case is planning to propose an order that the next courtroom hearing scheduled for Aug. 6 in Shenandoah County Circuit Court be closed to the press and the rest of the public.
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Taxi firm claims drivers used data to help competitor

A Front Royal taxicab company claims former drivers used customer data and intercepted calls for a competitor.
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Defendant contests charges after videotaping police while armed

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.
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Excessive force cited as reason for officer's dismissal

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.
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Three sentenced for roles in Winchester crack dealing ring

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.
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Nurse suspended following arrest

The Virginia Board of Nursing has suspended the license of a nurse from Winchester.
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Judge rebukes attorney

HARRISONBURG -- The judge presiding over prominent Winchester attorney Paul Hampton Thomson's federal case has rebuked his defense lawyer for "unprofessional conduct."
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Woman indicted on sex abuse charges against 11-year-old boy

FRONT ROYAL --A local woman was indicted Monday on charges that she committed sexual acts with an 11-year-old boy in June.
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Fingerprints sought in post office theft

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.
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Man charged in stabbing amid dispute over drugs

NEW MARKET -- A resident of the Blue Ridge Inn is accused of stabbing a neighbor following a dispute regarding a drug transaction.
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Couple avoids jail time after torching car

WOODSTOCK -- A New Market couple played with fire but didn't get burned by having to spend any time behind bars for doing so.
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Washington man charged with abduction

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.
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City man pleads guilty to federal conspiracy charge

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.
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Man, 22, guilty of larceny charges

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.
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Man charged with incest had just served time

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.
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Town man nears plea agreement

FRONT ROYAL -- A plea agreement could be entered next month for a local man accused of committing or attempting numerous burglaries and stealing thousands of dollars worth of jewelry earlier this year.
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City man charged after I-81 blowup

WINCHESTER -- State police charged a city man with three crimes Saturday afternoon after he got into a dispute in his car on Interstate 81, walked down the highway and assaulted a driver.
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Sentencing in sex crime delayed

WOODSTOCK -- Sentencing is on hold for a Strasburg man who has admitted to sexually assaulting two girls under 10 years of age until a psychologist who prepared a sex offender report on him can testify.
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More trouble for alleged bank robber

Loudoun County and Fairfax authorities have joined the Winchester Police Department in pressing charges against accused bank robber Benjamin Luzan Sebastian.
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Defense says home search was illegal

WINCHESTER -- Authorities illegally searched the home of a man accused of killing his mother in February, according to the defendant's attorney.
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Sentencing delayed for convicted bank robber

WOODSTOCK -- Sentencing for a convicted bank robber was delayed on Wednesday in Shenandoah County Circuit Court after questions were raised about sentencing guidelines and reports that he had again tried to harm himself.
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Man charged with abduction counts

WINCHESTER -- A Maryland man remained in jail Wednesday after he was accused of holding a woman from Hyattsville, Md., against her will in his vehicle for several hours Tuesday afternoon.

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