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Charlottesville Police arrest Orange man in Oct. 18 hit-and-run

Chris Graham
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A male suspect has been charged and arrested in connection to a hit-and-run case involving a bicyclist in Charlottesville.

John Dean Sherwin, 31, of Orange, faces a felony hit-and-run charge in the Oct. 18 incident on East High Street.

A witness had called in a report of a cyclist who was struck by a vehicle on East High Street at 2:52 p.m. on Oct. 18. The Charlottesville Police Department Traffic Unit responded to the call, and upon arriving at the scene was not able to locate the cyclist or the driver.

Sherwin was arrested on Nov. 5 in Orange County.

Anyone with information related to this case is asked to call Officer Burchardt at the Charlottesville Police Department at (434) 970-3280.

Chris Graham

Chris Graham

Chris Graham is the founder and editor of Augusta Free Press. A 1994 alum of the University of Virginia, Chris is the author and co-author of seven books, including Poverty of Imagination, a memoir published in 2019, and Team of Destiny: Inside Virginia Basketball’s Run to the 2019 National Championship, and The Worst Wrestling Pay-Per-View Ever, published in 2018. For his commentaries on news, sports and politics, go to his YouTube page, or subscribe to his Street Knowledge podcast. Email Chris at [email protected].