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Crime

Man held on gun, abduction charges after standoff

WOODSTOCK – A Rockingham County man accused of holding a person hostage in Mount Jackson and then fleeing law enforcement before keeping authorities at bay for hours over the weekend remains in jail without bond. David Wayne Bressette, 31, of 168 Lee Jackson Court, Apt. 6, Broadway, appeared ...

Authorities charge man in building fire

Authorities have accused a local man of intentionally starting a fire at a Warren County trucking business Thursday morning. The Warren County Sheriff’s Office arrested David Allen Hay and charged him with burning or destroying personal property, entering someone’s property with the intent ...

Strasburg man charged after police link him to stolen car, knife

Strasburg police arrested a 33-year-old man early Tuesday morning after they concluded he had taken a car without permission, stole plates from another vehicle to use and was allegedly found with a large knife. Officers arrested 33-year-old Mack Tolbert after the woman who lived with him on ...

Strasburg man arrested on sexual assault charge

FRONT ROYAL – A Strasburg man has been charged in a case involving the sexual assault of a 16-year-old girl, according to a criminal complaint by Front Royal Police Detective Landin Waller. Kyle Mason Hitchner, 21, of the 300 block of Pendleton Lane, was arrested Thursday on a felony count ...

Former Front Royal Little League treasurer charged with embezzlement

Front Royal Little League's former treasurer was arrested and charged with embezzlement Friday for allegedly withdrawing money from the league's coffers for personal use. Robert Binnix, 43, of the 2000 block of Fairground Road, was charged on one felony count of embezzlement.  A Front Royal ...

Serial robbery suspect arrested in Warrenton

FRONT ROYAL – A man authorities identified as a resident of Colombia in South America was detained Thursday in Warrenton as a suspect in a string of robberies that had occurred in Front Royal, Warrenton and Winchester. Jhon Jario Lopez, 22, was detained by the Warrenton police at about ...

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 ...

Man accused of breaking into homes to steal food arrested

Warren County Sheriff's Office deputies have arrested a man who is accused of breaking into homes and attempting to steal food. At approximately 7:30 p.m. Friday, deputies were called to a wooded area on Saltlick Road in Linden about a suspicious person, said Sgt. Daniel Maxfield. They found ...

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 ...

Sheriff’s Office looking for man suspected in breaking into home

The Warren County Sheriff's Office is looking for a 32-year-old man who is suspected of having entered at least one home and attempted to take food. The office received a call from a homeowner Friday morning of a breaking and entering into a home in the 700 block of Hillandale Road. Deputies ...

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 ...

Winchester man charged in home invasion, investigation ongoing

The Warren County Sheriff's Office charged a Winchester man Tuesday evening after identifying him as a suspect in a home invasion in which two men held a homeowner at gunpoint while money was stolen from the residence. The office charged Hugh Vannatter, 32, of Winchester, on charges of ...

Star Tannery man arrested after report of gun fired in home

The Shenandoah County Sheriff's Office arrested a Star Tannery man for firing a weapon in his home Monday evening. Shenandoah County Sheriff Capt. Wesley Dellinger said the office in the late hours of Monday evening received a report of a man who fired a weapon in a residence in the 700 block ...

Inmate reports sex offense while on work detail

A female inmate at the Rappahannock-Shenandoah-Warren Regional jail reported July 13 that she was the victim of a sex offense while on a work detail in Warren County. The woman came back to the jail from the work detail. The incident was subsequently reported to staff and who immediately ...

Man stunned, arrested in domestic fight case

FRONT ROYAL – Warren County authorities had to stun a man they arrested Friday morning when responding to a report of domestic violence. Richard Matthew Crouch, 35, of 258 Running Bear Court, Front Royal, remains incarcerated at Rappahannock-Shenandoah-Warren Regional Jail on charges of ...

Lord Fairfax Community College re-accredited

Lord Fairfax Community College has achieved re-accreditation for meeting standards in education. School officials have announced the school’s accreditation was reaffirmed officially on July 3 when the college received a letter from the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission ...

Sheriff’s Office says home invader knew victim

At least one of the suspects in a home invasion Wednesday on McCoys Ford Road knew the homeowner. The Warren County Sheriff's Office continues to  investigate the  home invasion on the 1600 block of McCoys Ford Road in which two males entered a home through an unlocked door. Lt. Phillip ...

Man arrested in New Market on assault, abduction charges

New Market police have arrested a man on charges of public intoxication, abduction by force and assault against a family member. Late  Sunday, Clarida Wayne Yates threatened the victim in the case with a knife and told the victim to drive him to Shenandoah in Page County, the criminal ...