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Augusta County contractor charged with construction fraud

The Waynesboro Police Department has charged an Augusta County man for construction fraud after he swindled nearly a hundred thousand dollars from a Waynesboro couple on the pretense of building them a house.


Staunton man charged in summer death in Waynesboro

The Waynesboro Police Department has charged a Staunton man with involuntary manslaughter in an August death.


Father of missing Waynesboro teen arrested

The Waynesboro Police Department has arrested the father of Brandon Wallace on two misdemeanor charges after it was determined that he misled officers from the beginning of the missing juvenile investigation.


Update on missing Waynesboro teen

The Waynesboro Police Department has received credible leads that missing Waynesboro teen Brandon Wallace is at his mother’s residence in the vicinity of Columbus, Ohio.


Waynesboro Police search for missing teen

The Waynesboro Police Department is requesting assistance from the community to locate a runaway juvenile. Family members reported Brandon Lee Wallace, 16 years old, of Waynesboro missing on Dec. 5.


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ACA statement regarding loan default by the City of Buena Vista

Following the recent decision by the City of Buena Vista to renege on forbearance terms negotiated in 2011, the bond trustee for the city’s approximately $9 million in Golf Course Project Bonds has issued an Event of Default Notice.


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Silver linings in Rolling Stone rape fiasco

Rolling Stone alleged a gang rape at UVA and now doubts its own report. I have no knowledge of the matter. Maybe the victim was completely honest. Maybe she was largely honest but too drunk, or just too traumatized, to remember which fraternity house she was in. Maybe she made it all up.


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Racial divide and be conquered

I read this post from the blog Gawker on a topic related to the racial tensions resulting from the inexplicable grand-jury actions in Missouri and New York that let a pair of cops who killed unarmed petty-crime suspects go free.


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Three arrests in separate incidents in Waynesboro on busy weekend

The Waynesboro Police Department has made a few recent arrests that are notable.


Woman arrested for 2012 sexual assault of Waynesboro teen boy

The Waynesboro Police Department has charged a Page County woman on a 2012 sexual assault of then-13-year-old Waynesboro boy.


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String of check forgeries result in arrests in Waynesboro

The Waynesboro Police Department has charged a Waynesboro couple involved in a check forgery spree that bilked two dozen individuals out of approximately $7,200.


Staunton woman charged with perjury in domestic abuse case

The Waynesboro Police Department arrested a Staunton woman on a single felony charge of perjury. The charge stems from a domestic assault allegation that the woman lodged against her boyfriend in September.


Man charged with calling in bomb threat to Waynesboro courthouse

The Waynesboro Police Department arrested a city man Thursday after he phoned in a bomb threat to the Waynesboro General District Court at approximately 1:15 p.m. on Monday.


Brooklyn man charged in Waynesboro credit card fraud case

The Waynesboro Police Department has charged a New York City man with several felonies after a month long investigation of credit card fraud that was sparked by an incident last month.


Men Who Quilt featured at Virginia Quilt Museum

A special event related to the Men Who Quilt exhibit will be a lecture on Oct. 25 by well-known quilt maker Jonathan Gregory, Assistant Curator of Exhibitions at the International Quilt Study Center & Museum in Lincoln, Nebraska.


Augusta County woman charged in revenge porn case

The Waynesboro Police Department has charged an Augusta County woman for posting a nude image of another woman on Facebook. Rachel Lynn Craig, 28 years old, faces one misdemeanor count of maliciously disseminating a videographic or still image of another person.


Waynesboro woman wanted to violation of bond on felony marijuana charge

The Waynesboro Circuit Court a bench warrant for Amy Mary Snead (Ackelson), 34 years old, on Oct. 10 in relation to her upcoming jury trial on the felony charge of manufacture or possess with the intent to distribute marijuana. The capias to show cause for Snead was issued due to her violation of the terms of her bail.


Ackelson wanted after missing preliminary hearing

Derick Heath Ackelson, 43 years old, is now a wanted man. Ackelson was scheduled to appear in Waynesboro General District Court on Monday for a preliminary hearing for the August grand larceny charge but was a no show.


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Three arrested in Waynesboro heroin sting

The Waynesboro Police Department has arrested three men for heroin distribution after an ongoing investigation that is part of a larger local effort aimed at destroying a growing distribution network.


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Waynesboro Police Department awards, promotion

The Waynesboro Police Department held its quarterly awards ceremony on September 10. Chief Mike Wilhelm presided over the ceremony, at which one award and one promotion were acknowledged.


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Augusta County man arrested, charged in April fire in Waynesboro

The Waynesboro Police Department has arrested an Augusta County man responsible for the April 24 fire that destroyed two vehicles in the 1000 block of Frye Street.


North Carolina fugitive nabbed in Waynesboro

The Waynesboro Police Department arrested a city man who had been a fugitive from North Carolina for over two years.


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Waynesboro Police nab couple for credit card theft, shopping spree

The Waynesboro Police Department has charged a Stuarts Draft couple after they went on a shopping spree with stolen credit cards last month.


Waynesboro couple charged in dog cruelty case

he Waynesboro Police Department arrested a city couple on animal cruelty charges after they abandoned their 14-week-old ill-treated puppy near their apartment complex last month.


Drunk driver hits Waynesboro Police vehicle

The Waynesboro Police Department arrested a Verona woman for drunk driving after she backed her car into a police cruiser late Saturday night.


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Suspicious Waynesboro death to turn into murder investigation?

The Waynesboro Police Department is conducting a homicide investigation in the suspicious death of a Waynesboro man that occurred earlier in the summer.


Waynesboro Police arrest Staunton man on check forging

The Waynesboro Police Department has arrested a Staunton man on numerous felony charges after he went on a check forging and cashing spree in March of this year.


Second arrest in business vandalism case in Waynesboro

Brookley Summer Crowder, 27, wanted in connection with the vandalism of a Waynesboro business in July, surrendered herself to the Waynesboro Police Department on Thursday evening.


It’s not just police: Waynesboro does everything on the cheap

There has been a good bit of attention the past couple of weeks on Waynesboro’s ongoing issues with an understaffed, underpaid police force, as if this is a new development.


Staunton man faces larceny charges after taking property from Waynesboro rental

The Waynesboro Police Department has charged a Staunton man with grand larceny after he stole nearly a $1,000 in property from a home he had been renting.


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One arrested, one wanted in Waynesboro police raid

The Waynesboro Police Department has arrested an Augusta County woman wanted since mid-June after locating her and a stash of methamphetamine at a city home.


Waynesboro Police make arrest in vandalism

The Waynesboro Police Department has charged a Waynesboro couple for a recent vandalism at Gio’s Treasures.


Chris Graham: Race, partisan divide over Ferguson?

How naïve I am: silly white liberal ol’ me thought my visceral reaction to the ongoing police suppression of protesters in Ferguson, Missouri, demanding justice for an unarmed black teen shot to death by a police officer two weeks ago would be shared by my friends on the right and left and across the racial divide.


Chris Graham: Letter from a Ferguson Jail

Why I am writing about Ferguson. Mo.? A young man, Michael Brown, of Ferguson, Mo., accused now of being involved in a strong-arm robbery, of a small pack of cigars, actually at most shoplifting and shoving, those of us worldwide who have seen the video provided to us so facetiously by the Ferguson, Mo., police department, can agree, was shot multiple times by a police officer and left for dead for hours, like roadkill, in the middle of a street.


Downtown Staunton churches collaborate for Helping Hands Day Camp

From August 11-15, 2014, four Downtown Staunton churches are collaborating on the second annual Helping Hands Day Camp for 60 children from Staunton, Waynesboro, Richmond, and Augusta, Rockbridge and Rockingham counties.