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A man found guilty of leading authorities on a high-speed chase into Shenandoah County and causing a car crash remains in jail on related charges out of another locality.

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FRONT ROYAL – A woman accused of setting fire to a neighbor’s home can face trial on an arson charge, a judge ruled Tuesday.

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WOODSTOCK – Police arrested a Shenandoah County man on Friday, charging him with abduction and rape of a minor.

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Authorities accuse Strasburg’s mayor of driving under the influence when he crashed a vehicle into the town's library in mid-May.

A Shenandoah County man pleaded guilty this week to charges of having a gun while under a protective order.

WOODSTOCK – Authorities have accused a Shenandoah County man of assaulting several law enforcement officers trying to arrest him after he failed to stop his vehicle.

WOODSTOCK — A judge dismissed a man’s charge Tuesday to let the prosecutor, who disclosed she received potential evidence the day before trial, bring the case back later.

The Woodstock Police Department reported incident totals are down slightly in 2018 from the previous year, according to the Virginia State Police annual crime analysis report.

Middletown’s Police Department recorded more offenses in 2018 than the year before, according to the Virginia State Police’s annual crime analysis report.

Jashar Ashby, 21, who stands accused of abducting a toddler, remains at-large, according to Warren County Sheriff’s Office Sgt. Phillip Henry.

Crime is generally pretty low in Strasburg compared to other towns in Virginia, but Police Chief Wayne Sager said certain crimes are a persistent problem.

State police assigned to the region stayed busy in 2018 and made more than 100 arrests for drug crimes in Shenandoah and Warren counties.

FRONT ROYAL — The recently released Virginia State Police crime statistics show that Front Royal saw 223 more offenses in 2017 compared to 2018, an increase represented by slight jumps in certain crimes, but no large bump in any particular area.

Statistics don’t necessarily tell the whole story about the Shenandoah County Sheriff’s Office efforts to tackle crime every year.

WOODSTOCK – A judge sentenced a Shenandoah County man Wednesday to serve 7 1/2 years in prison for sexually abusing a child in 2016.

FRONT ROYAL — A judge sentenced a town woman to five years in prison Friday for setting fire to a veterans’ group’s headquarters in 2015.

Shenandoah County Sheriff’s Office deputies arrested a man on drug charges Monday morning.

FRONT ROYAL – A judge found a U.S. Army officer not guilty this week of brandishing a firearm while intoxicated and riding a horse in March.

A Tuesday evening fire that originated in a grill caused an estimated $300,000 in damages to a home and left a family displaced, according to Warren County Fire Marshal Gerry Maiatico.

FRONT ROYAL – Warren County authorities have accused a Linden couple of abusing a child in their care earlier this year.

WOODSTOCK – Authorities have accused a Shenandoah County man of having sex with a juvenile earlier this year.

WOODSTOCK – Authorities arrested more people last week as part of an ongoing effort to stem the illegal drug trade in the region.

FRONT ROYAL – A grand jury indicted a Warren County man Monday whom authorities accuse of assaulting a woman at a hotel in April.

WOODSTOCK – Almost two decades after the crime, Judge Dennis L. Hupp found Santiago Raymundo-Rafael guilty on Monday of attempting to rape a 13-year-old girl.

A judge on Monday dismissed most charges against a Warren County man accused of holding several people at gunpoint last spring.

FRONT ROYAL – Warren County Sheriff’s Office deputies arrested a Front Royal man last week, charging him with failing to register as a violent sex offender.