CRIME & SAFETY
Motorcyclist fighting for life after evading police, losing control, crashing in Clarke Co.
CLARKE COUNTY, Va. (DC News Now) — Virginia State Police (VSP) is investigating a motorcycle pursuit and crash that happened Friday. Around 1:49 p.m., VSP said they saw a motorcyclist cutting through an emergency vehicle crossover on Route 7 in Loudoun County, prompting a trooper to catch up to the motorcyclist. The trooper activated his […]
Frederick county sheriff’s department warns of scam
Frederick County Sheriff’s Department is warning citizens of scammers who are calling and saying that you have missed jury duty. They are identifying themselves as employees of the Sheriff’s department and are trying to collect money over the phone. Hang up!. The Frederick County Sheriff’s Office will not...
NEW: County fire lieutenant arrested for stealing drugs from stations
A 17-year veteran of the Fairfax County Fire and Rescue Department has been arrested for allegedly stealing drugs stored at two stations for her personal use, police announced today (Friday). Aleksandra Olegoyna Kazmar, 40, of Front Royal faces one felony charge of obtaining drugs by fraud after investigators determined that...
Hatchett Gets Two Months in Jail for Cashing in Forged Lottery Tickets
WINCHESTER, Va – It is two months in jail for the Strasburg man who cashed in forged lottery tickets at a Winchester convenience store last spring. According to online records, Kyle Devon Hatchett pled guilty to three charges Friday morning in Winchester Circuit Court, including obtaining money on false pretenses and forging a lottery ticket for payment. Both counts are felonies.
‘John Doe always had a name:’ Strasburg Police make arrest in 9-year-old case
STRASBURG, Va. (WHSV) - Strasburg Police Department arrested James Callahan in connection to the murder of Michael Holober 9 years ago. *WARNING:* Details in this story can be graphic and reader discretion is advised. A body was found on a hiking trail in the Pennsylvania State Game Lands #170 in...
Mystery Surrounding Body Found in 2015 in Pennsylvania Solved Using DNA
Authorities believe Michael Holober was shot to death in Virginia before his killer dumped his body in a wooded area of Pennsylvania
FCSO’s Lenny Millholland elected President of VSA
Congratulations are in order for Frederick County Sheriff Lenny Millholland who was just elected the President of the Virginia Sheriff’s Association (VSA). The VSA’s Conference was held in Virginia Beach with Sheriffs from across Virginia gathering for the latest law enforcement information. Training information included updates from the...
Behind Bars: Fatal Dose of Methadone Leads to Woman's Arrest in Page County
LURAY, Va. – A Front Royal woman is behind bars after allegedly selling a fatal dose of methadone. On March 13, 2023, members of the Luray Police Department and EMS were dispatched to Charles Street, in the Fairview area, for a report of a male who was not breathing. He was pronounced deceased by EMS responders on-scene.
News Maker Sheriff Tim Carter on Fentanyl concerns
Recently the Shenandoah County Sheriff’s Office (SCSO) reported a case of a student in possession of Fentanyl. As we try to do at least once a month we check in with Shenandoah County Sheriff Tim Carter in our news makers and that situation was on his mind. News makers...
West Virginia man charged with wire fraud in elder justice case
MARTINSBURG, WV (LOOTPRESS) – Joseph M. Beach, age 54, of Inwood, West Virginia, has been indicted for misappropriation by a fiduciary, wire fraud, theft of government property, false written statement, and false statement to federal agent. According to court documents, Beach was appointed as fiduciary for his father in late 2017. Beach’s father is under […]