Augusta County: Crimora man arrested after U.S. 340 pursuit

augusta countyStuart Ray Campbell Jr., 41, of Crimora, was arrested without incident on U.S. 340 after a brief pursuit on Saturday night.

Campbell was wanted on a warrant for violating the conditions of his release. Weeks earlier, Campbell was arrested for possession of controlled substances with in possession of a firearm, possession of a firearm by a felon, carrying a concealed weapon, and driving on a revoked license.

Information received by the Augusta County Sheriff’s Office revealed that Campbell may again be armed with a firearm. A vehicle matching the description of one Campbell was supposed to be operating was located in Waynesboro.

A traffic stop was initiated near Ladd, and the vehicle failed to yield. After a brief pursuit, at posted speeds, the vehicle stopped near the intersection of U.S. 340 and Kindig Road, where Campbell was taken into custody on the existing warrant.

Additional charges were filed against Campbell and he was jailed.

Campbell was charged with:

  • Possession of schedule I/II narcotics
  • Misdemeanor eluding driving on a revoked license

UVA Basketball Fans!

uva basketball team of destiny
Team of Destiny: Inside Virginia Basketball’s Run to the 2019 National Championship, by Jerry Ratcliffe and Chris Graham, is available for $25. The book, with additional reporting by Zach Pereles, Scott Ratcliffe, and Scott German, will take you from the aftermath of the stunning first-round loss to UMBC in 2018 through to the thrilling overtime win over Texas Tech to win the 2019 national title, the first in school history.

Dick Vitale on Team of Destiny: “This is a hoops story you will LOVE! Jerry and Chris capture the sensational and dramatic championship journey by Tony Bennett and his tenacious Cavalier team. UVA was Awesome Baby and so is this book!”

Ralph Sampson on Team of Destiny: “Jerry and Chris have lived and seen it all, even before my time. I highly recommend this book to every basketball fan across the globe. This story translates to all who know defeat and how to overcome it!”

Buy here.




augusta free press
augusta free press
augusta free press news