Crime & Public Safety

Man critical following gunshot wounds

July 21, 2016

A 26-year-old man remained in critical condition Thursday at Winchester Medical Center with two gunshots wounds that authorities say were inflicted after he forcibly entered another person’s home.

Woodstock man charged in Wal-Mart arson

July 20, 2016

A Woodstock man was charged with arson Wednesday in connection with a fire that broke out inside the Wal-Mart in Woodstock and another in a dumpster across the street early Tuesday morning.

Warner, drug coalition discuss recovery

Virginia senator Mark Warner, left, and Mark Merrill, president and CEO of Valley Health System, listen Monday to officials with the Northern Shenandoah Valley Substance Abuse Coalition speak during a roundtable discussion on opiate addiction. Rachel Mahoney/Daily

July 18, 2016

Winchester Medical Center hosted Sen. Mark Warner on Monday morning for a roundtable discussion on opioid addiction with representatives from the Northern Shenandoah Valley Substance Abuse Coalition.

Train death ruled a suicide, linked to stabbing

July 15, 2016

A man killed by a train in Bentonville on Wednesday has been linked by police to a stabbing that occurred at an Interstate 66 rest stop in Prince William County earlier that day.

Police car hits child leaving van

July 6, 2016

A 6-year-old girl was flown to the hospital on Tuesday after being struck by a Front Royal Police Department vehicle on Jamestown Road.

Fire marshal: Arson cause of fire near Front Royal store

July 6, 2016

The Front Royal Police Department responded to a small fire outside of Andrick’s Gifts and Collectibles, at 21 W. 6th St., at 11:33 p.m. Saturday after a nearby Front Royal patrol unit noticed a “Trump for president” flag on fire in front of the store near a handicapped ramp.

Two arrested after narcotics investigation

July 1, 2016

Investigators with the Northwest Virginia Regional Drug Task Force arrested and charged two people with drug possession after a narcotics investigation at a residence on Thursday.

Spectacular but dangerous: Practicing fireworks safety

July 1, 2016

Fourth of July weekend has arrived, and fire department officials and medical personnel alike are reminding celebrants around the region to help ensure their continued independence by not breaking the law or risking injury this summer.

Search, rescue missions increasing in national park

June 29, 2016

Search and rescue missions are spiking in Shenandoah National Park as it experiences one of the busiest times of its season. Deputy Chief Ranger Bridget Bohnet attributes one reason for the increase of missing visitors to cell phones.

Edinburg man charged with animal cruelty

June 24, 2016

An Edinburg man was charged with five counts of animal cruelty Friday following seizure of 99 animals from his property, said Capt. Wesley Dellinger of the Shenandoah County Sheriff’s Office.

Two charged with possessing, manufacturing meth

June 23, 2016

Two women were arrested and indicted Monday under suspicion of the manufacturing and distribution of methamphetamine, said Lt. Chris Baker of the Shenandoah County Sheriff’s Office.

Man charged in theft

June 22, 2016

An 18-year-old man has been arrested and charged with six counts of credit card larceny and one count of grand larceny, according to Capt. Wesley Dellinger of the Shenandoah County Sheriff’s Office.