Crime & Public Safety

Jail budget of $14 million nearing approval

April 28, 2016

The Rappahannock-Shenandoah-Warren Regional Jail Authority is edging toward approval of a budget that calls for around $14 million in expenditures for fiscal year 2017.

Bus accident site is a VDOT focus project

April 19, 2016

When two charter buses carrying E. Wilson Morrison Elementary School students collided Monday afternoon in Warren County, a number of officials identified the scene as a problem area.

Residents invited to ‘coffee with a cop’

Strasburg Police Chief Tim Sutherly speaks to a small gathering Thursday morning during his Coffee With a Cop campaign, which gave local citizens an opportunity to chat with police department staff.  Rich Cooley/Daily

April 16, 2016

Police Chief Tim Sutherly has begun a series of informal meetings with community members that he hopes will foster communication and respect between citizens and department members.

Woman charged with malicious wounding

Pamela Joy Fox

April 13, 2016

A Shenandoah County grand jury Wednesday indicted an Edinburg woman on a charge of malicious wounding in an incident that left the victim with a broken nose and a bruised face.

Deputies saving lives with heroin antidote


April 10, 2016

Frederick County sheriff’s deputies have saved the lives of two overdose victims in the last two weeks, the first successful uses of the drug Naloxone by area law enforcement officers trained to administer it in life and death emergencies.

Fewer overdoses ending in death

April 5, 2016

Naloxone is living up to its reputation as a lifesaving drug for treating those who have overdosed on heroin and other opioid drugs.

Two arrested after narcotics search

April 1, 2016

Two Edinburg residents are facing multiple child endangerment and drug-related charges after investigators searched their residence for narcotics.

Three arrested for petit larceny

March 29, 2016

Shenandoah County Sheriff’s deputies charged three people with petit larceny on Saturday and Sunday following a report of stolen plates from a car dealership.

Asset forfeiture money restored

March 28, 2016

The Shenandoah County Sheriff’s Office is again able to receive money from the U.S. Department of Justice’s asset forfeiture program.

Report offers details in bus incident

March 17, 2016

An investigator reports that she found evidence of four violations of the Shenandoah County Public School’s harassment and retaliation policy, including evidence of unwelcomed sexual conduct, on a school bus carrying coaches and varsity and junior varsity members of the Strasburg High School basketball teams following a game on Dec. 19 in Moorefield, West Virginia.

Man charged with shooting from vehicle

Jordan Antione-Everette Hayden

March 14, 2016

A Dumfries man will face multiple charges from Warren County Sheriff’s Office deputies after allegedly firing a handgun from a vehicle near Linden on Sunday.

Superintendent ‘appalled’ by school bus incident

Jeremy Raley

March 11, 2016

In his strongest comments about an incident involving accusations of physical misconduct on a school bus carrying members of the Strasburg High School boys basketball teams, Shenandoah County Public Schools Superintendent Jeremy Raley Friday condemned the actions of students and school staff members.

Police search for armed robbery suspects

March 9, 2016

Stephens City police and area law enforcement are looking for suspects in connection with an armed robbery, breaking and entering and malicious wounding that occurred Tuesday night