Crime & Public Safety

Stephens City man leads police on multi-county chase

April 23, 2017

Warren County deputies, along with the Frederick County deputies, arrested David Dill, 39, of Stephens City, after a pursuit along US 522 on Friday morning, the Warren County Sheriff’s Office said in a statement.

Two charged in Strasburg with assaulting police

April 20, 2017

Police arrested two people on April 14 on charges of assaulting law enforcement after the two allegedly attacked Strasburg police officers during a traffic stop at the intersection of Old Valley Pike and Radio Station Road.

Man accused of attacking hotel housekeeper

April 12, 2017

WOODSTOCK– A criminal complaint filed against Refugio Zermeno-Camarena, the defendant in a case involving several charges of non-consensual sexual activities, spells out some of the evidence law enforcement officials say they have obtained in their investigation.

Persistent bear worries Strasburg residents

April 11, 2017

STRASBURG — Blair Starr and her husband Ben Starr, both 29, bought their first home together in Founder’s Landing in September 2016, and witnessed the beginning of what would be a long battle with the neighborhood bear.

North Carolina man arrested on sexual battery charges

April 10, 2017

Refugio Zermeno-Camarena, 23, of Butner, North Carolina was arrested Friday on the charges of attempted forcible sodomy, abduction with the intent to defile, misdemeanor assault and two sexual battery charges.

Teen charged in school bus crash

April 7, 2017

FRONT ROYAL — Police report a 16-year-old boy was texting and driving a pickup truck Thursday afternoon when he rear-ended a Warren County school bus at the intersection of Dungadin Road and Stonewall Jackson Highway.

Police investigate double Edinburg car thefts

April 7, 2017

EDINBURG — The Shenandoah County Sheriff’s Office is asking for the public’s help in solving a case involving two vehicle thefts on the same night within two miles of each other.

Hiker finds missing Maryland man’s body

April 5, 2017

FRONT ROYAL – A hiker taking a walk on the south side of the Appalachian Trail on Sunday evening made a shocking discovery: the human remains of a deceased man.

Meth lab discovered in Mount Jackson, one arrested

March 21, 2017

Shenandoah County Sheriff’s Office personnel executed a search warrant of suspected methamphetamine lab Saturday and Sheriff’s Office investigators assigned to the Northwest Regional Drug Task Force subsequently discovered an active laboratory at 6367 Railroad St. in Mount Jackson.

Man dies from suspected overdose

March 13, 2017

WOODSTOCK – Shenandoah County authorities say a person died from a suspected drug-related overdose in town over the weekend.

Skyline teacher charged with four felonies

March 9, 2017

Steven Bretsch, a teacher at Skyline High School, has been charged with four felonies relating to taking indecent liberties with a child by a person in a custodial relationship, according to a news release from the Warren County Sheriff’s Office.