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Courts & Legal News

Authorities find suspected meth lab in Edinburg

WOODSTOCK – A Shenandoah County man accused of running a methamphetamine laboratory at his Edinburg apartment remains in jail. The Shenandoah County Sheriff’s Office arrested Dillon Daniel Grandstaff, 26, of 64 Polk Road, Apt. B., Edinburg, on Friday and charged him with one count each of ...

Salon worker charged with filming child in bathroom

WOODSTOCK – A Shenandoah County nail salon worker remains jailed on charges that he filmed a 13-year-old girl in the business' bathroom last week. Hieu Chi Nguyen, 22, of 216 Kim Court, Woodstock, stands charged with attempting to prepare or produce child pornography in which the subject is ...

Judge denies bond to man held on drug, gun charges

Authorities claim a non-U.S. citizen carried a gun and a large amount of marijuana in Shenandoah County earlier this month. Eduardo Contreras Devora remains held without bond at the Rappahannock-Shenandoah-Warren Regional Jail. Authorities charged Contreras Devora, 22, of 247 Camp Branch ...

Man charged with shooting dog in house

WOODSTOCK – A Shenandoah County man remains held in jail on charges that he shot a dog in a house and tossed the carcass on the road. Bryan Dale Coffey appeared in Shenandoah County General District Court on Friday where he stands charged with shooting a firearm in an occupied building, ...

ICE operation nets two in region

A federal law enforcement operation that targeted “notable threats to public safety” has resulted in dozens of arrests including two people rounded up in the northern Shenandoah Valley. Agents with the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement and Removal Operations Washington Field Office ...

Second man pleads guilty in robbery case

WOODSTOCK – Another co-defendant who played a role in a November robbery and abduction faces prison time. Judge Dennis L. Hupp sentenced Aaron M. Branham in Shenandoah County Circuit Court on Wednesday to 10 years in a state penitentiary with all but nine years and three months suspended for ...

Judge denies bond to man charged with child neglect

WOODSTOCK – A judge on Friday denied bond to a man accused of neglecting and endangering an infant who died earlier this year. Bryan Jared Reyes-Rivera appeared in Shenandoah County Circuit Court with his attorney, Michael Araj, who filed a motion seeking his client’s release on bond. A ...

Former fire department members reach plea agreement

WOODSTOCK — Former Strasburg Fire Department members Dale King and Nathan Hirschberg pleaded guilty to contributing to the delinquency of a minor during court proceedings on Monday. Both King and Hirschberg reached plea agreements with the Commonwealth’s Attorney that will see them serving ...

Man gets six years for robbing store clerk at gunpoint

WOODSTOCK – A man with a history of mental illness must serve six years in prison for robbing a convenience store clerk with a BB gun in Shenandoah County last year. Judge Dennis L. Hupp sentenced David Early Ogle, 35, formerly of Edinburg, in Shenandoah County Circuit Court on Friday to 15 ...

Man gets jail for role in robbery, abduction

WOODSTOCK – A Shenandoah County man must serve jail time for playing a role in what a prosecutor called an “unusual” a robbery and abduction in November. Judge Dennis L. Hupp sentenced Brian Edward Shea, 31, of 102 W. North St., Woodstock, in Shenandoah County Circuit Court on Wednesday ...

Man accused of sex crime pleads to lesser charge

WOODSTOCK – A Loudoun County man accused of sexually abusing a minor in Fort Valley in 2017 avoided trial this week by pleading guilty to a much lesser charge. Judge Dennis L. Hupp sentenced Gabriel Gonzalez Reyes in Shenandoah County Circuit Court on Wednesday to 11 months in jail, all time ...

Group sentenced in brandishing incident

WOODSTOCK – Several men labeled by authorities as members of  street gangs received jail time Monday for their roles in an incident in May. Judge Amy Tisinger sentenced Alton Fontay Jones, 41, of Edinburg, in Shenandoah County General District Court on Monday to 90 days in jail with 30 ...

Florida man sentenced in shoplifting

WOODSTOCK – A Florida man who shoplifted from the Wal-Mart in town in April and fled to the store roof had been wanted for violating probation related to a 2013 manslaughter conviction. Judge Dennis L. Hupp sentenced Bradley Jon Broberg, 27, of Boynton Beach, Florida, in Shenandoah County ...

Grand jury hands up indictments

WOODSTOCK – A grand jury in Shenandoah County handed down indictments Wednesday charging most individuals with drug crimes. The grand jury indicted the following people: Omar Maradiaga-Mejia, 22, of Milwaukee, Wisconsin, on one count of possession of heroin. Derek Edward Miller, ...

Judge convicts man on drug, child endangerment charges

WOODSTOCK – A Shenandoah County man faces prison time for making methamphetamine around children in 2016. Kevin Manly Powers pleaded guilty in Shenandoah County Circuit Court on Wednesday to committing one count each of manufacturing methamphetamine, possession of methamphetamine, child ...

Man gets jail time for shooting gun, threatening wife

WOODSTOCK – A Shenandoah County man pleaded guilty Wednesday to shooting a firearm and threatening his wife during a domestic dispute in February. Judge Dennis L. Hupp sentenced Alfred A. Minor, 60, of Strasburg, in Shenandoah County Circuit Court to five years in prison, all time suspended, ...

Court drops vandalism charges against woman

WOODSTOCK – A long-standing feud between Shenandoah County residents bubbled up in Circuit Court on Tuesday. Authorities accused Catherine Elizabeth Rec of damaging three vehicles owned by neighbors on July 6, 2017. Rec appeared in Shenandoah County Circuit Court with her attorney Victoria ...

Man accused of rape, arson to ask to move trial

WOODSTOCK – A man accused of raping a woman and trying to wrap her up in a burning blanket wants a judge to move his trial. Shane Wesley Sisk remains held without bond in the Rappahannock-Shenandoah-Warren Regional Jail on charges of rape, forcible sodomy, object penetration, domestic ...

Grand jury hands up indictments

FRONT ROYAL – A Warren County grand jury has indicted a town man on wounding and drug charges stemming from an April 8 robbery. Austin Richard Arocho, 20, of West 15th Street, Front Royal, remains held at Rappahannock-Shenandoah-Warren Regional Jail. A grand jury indicted Arocho in Circuit ...

Courthouse Notes: Shenandoah County

The following information is from the Shenandoah County Circuit Court and Department of Building Inspections:   Marriage Licenses Niels Mandoee Glaesner, 33, of Copenhagen, Denmark, and Elise Amelia Alexander, 27, of Copenhagen. Dalton Joseph Dillman, 22, of Strasburg, and ...