/usr/web/www.nvdaily.com/wp-content/themes/coreV2/category.php

Crime

Man charged in teen’s shooting

A Fauquier County man stands accused of shooting a teenager in the foot while playing with a gun in Front Royal last month. Authorities in Fauquier County arrested Steven Wendell Timbers Jr. on Sept. 25 on one count each of maliciously discharging a firearm in an occupied building and reckless ...

Front Royal man charged with sexual battery has previous rape conviction

Front Royal police on Tuesday arrested a 58-year-old man, who was previously sentenced for rape, on a charge of sexual battery. Police allege James Hugh Porter was walking down Main and Water streets with a 25-year-old woman to a group meeting when Porter grabbed her right breast and smacked ...

Husband accused of choking wife after cheating inquiry

STRASBURG - A domestic dispute landed a man in jail after his wife sought answers regarding an affair, according to a criminal complaint by Strasburg police officer Laura Bridges. Roland David Jones Jr., 42, of the 80 block of Stuart Court, was charged on one felony count of strangulation ...

Check on child’s well-being results in charges

Warren County Sheriff's Office deputies Wednesday morning checking on the well-being of a 4-year-old boy found what they believe to be a methamphetamine lab at the home. Deputies arrived at the home on the 1900 block of Drummer Hill Road near Front Royal and found a large amount of trash, ...

Man held on drug, weapons charge

A Texas man remains in jail on weapons charges. Jason Cordry Conn, 42, of Garland, Texas, stands charged with possession of a sawed-off shotgun, two counts of carrying concealed weapons, a first offense of driving while intoxicated, possession of marijuana and refusing to take a blood or ...

Toms Brook man begins jail time on weapon charge

A Toms Brook man has begun serving a sentence of at least a month in jail on a charge of brandishing a firearm. In April, the Shenandoah County Sheriff’s Office arrested Philip Quirici, 60, after Quirici approached two juveniles who had shot a goose at a quarry in Toms Brook. According to a ...

Woman arrested on drug charges after traffic stop

A Shenandoah County woman stands accused of possessing and dealing drugs near a child. Heather Stanley Jones, 41, of 130 Elizabeth Lane, Edinburg, remains held at Rappahannock-Shenandoah-Warren Regional Jail on charges of distribution of a controlled substance, possession of drug paraphernalia ...

Man accused of hitting roommate with vehicle

WOODSTOCK – A Shenandoah County man remains in jail accused of running over his roommate and fleeing the scene. Christopher Todd Miller stands charged with one count each of malicious wounding and failing to stop for a crash resulting in an injury. Miller, 53, of Strasburg, is scheduled to ...

RSW inmates charged with fighting

A man awaiting trial on a murder charge now stands accused of fighting with a fellow inmate at the regional jail in Warren County last month. David Glynn Hoyle Jr. remains held without bond at the Rappahannock-Shenandoah-Warren Regional Jail, charged with first-degree murder and use of a ...

Strasburg police arrest man on malicious wounding charge

The Strasburg Police Department arrested Kenneth Ritter, 48, on a charge of malicious wounding on Monday. Police Chief Wayne Sager said that the magistrate’s office contacted the Strasburg police after receiving a request for a protective order from the victim in the case against Ritter. ...

Front Royal police seek help with case

Front Royal police are asking for help in an investigation of shots fired into a home. Officers on Sept. 5 raced to a home in the 100 block of Beeden Lane after they received a call of shots being fired into a home, according to a post on the department's Facebook page. They found the house ...

Woman arrested on larceny, other charges

The Warren County Sheriff’s Office arrested a woman late Saturday night on charges of petit larceny, possession of drug paraphernalia, driving on a suspended license and providing false identification to law enforcement. The woman, Ashley Wolford, also had outstanding warrants on grand ...

Husband and wife charged with cruelty to children

FRONT ROYAL - A married couple was arrested Thursday on felony counts of cruelty to their six children after authorities found what they believed to be dirty conditions at their Bentonville home. Brian Wayne Tenney, 55, and Wendy Ellen Tenney, 43, were both charged on six felony counts of ...

Man charged with trespassing and destruction of property

Shenandoah County Sheriff's Office  deputies on Tuesday arrested a man who was beating on a woman's door after he had been told she did not want to see him. A 37-year-old woman called for help after 34-year-old Durvin Wick showed up at her home on Piccadilly Street in Edinburg, said Capt. ...

Arson suspect held without bond

A Front Royal woman accused of setting fire to a house and shed in town Saturday remains held in jail without bond. Rebecca Starr Melvin appeared in Warren County General District Court on Tuesday where she stands charged with arson of an occupied dwelling owned by Beth Vaught and maliciously ...

Agencies not revealing details after bodies recovered

Law enforcement, government agencies, and a commonwealth attorney's office on Friday were mum Friday on details about the recovery of the bodies of a Harrisonburg woman and her granddaughter in Shenandoah County. Officials were not answering  requests to elaborate on where the bodies were ...

Warren County man arrested on sexual assault charges

FRONT ROYAL - A Warren County man was arrested Thursday morning stemming from an alleged sexual assault that occurred in his Catlett Mountain home, according to a criminal complaint by Warren County Sheriff's Office Investigator Mackenzie Knowles. Basil John Chuppa, 40, of the 400 block of ...

Toms Brook Man charged with exposure

Authorities say a Shenandoah County man exposed himself to children in July. The Shenandoah County Sheriff’s Office arrested Todd Sterling Heise, 53, of 176 Jessica Place, Toms Brook, on Thursday and charged him with one count of exposing himself to a child under 15 years old. Sheriff’s ...

Man accused of abducting, raping woman

A Shenandoah County man remains in jail without bond on charges of holding a woman against her will and raping her in July. Elmer Bruce Good Jr. remains held without bond at Rappahannock-Shenandoah-Warren Regional Jail on one count each of rape by force, attempted forcible sodomy, abduction, ...

Operation nets arrests, drugs

Regional authorities seized drugs worth more than $100,000 and arrested suspects on dozens of charges last week. The Northern Virginia Regional Drug and Gang Task Force, along with area law enforcement agencies, conducted its sixth annual Operation Valley Venue and netted 92 charges or summons ...