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Augusta County Sheriff’s Office investigates purported threat against Wilson Memorial High School

The Augusta County Sheriff’s Office spent the night investigating an online threat purported to be aimed at Wilson Memorial High School.


Augusta County Sheriff’s Office searches home of suspect in 2003 murder

The Augusta County Sheriff’s Office is confirming media inquiries in regards to the execution of a search warrant at 53 Spencer Lane in Crimora.


Augusta County Sheriff’s Office seeks KOA burglary suspect: Video

Deputies with the Augusta County Sheriff’s Office responded to the KOA Campground in Verona at 2:23 a.m. Thursday for a burglary alarm.


Search underway for missing Augusta County teen

The Augusta County Sheriff’s Office is requesting the public’s assistance with locating a missing juvenile who was last seen at her home in Swoope on April 22.


Augusta County Sheriff’s Office seeks two in break-in

The Augusta County Sheriff’s Office is requesting your help in identifying two people of interest in a burglary investigation.


Augusta County Sheriff’s Office searches for runaway

Brendan L. Williams, age 16, has been reported as a runaway. Williams left Wilson Memorial High School just before noon on Tuesday.


Augusta County Sheriff’s Office investigating commercial burglary

The Augusta County Sheriff’s Office is requesting the public’s assistance with a commercial burglary investigation.


Wilson area schools briefly on lockdown due to incident with teen

Wilson area schools were put on lockdown after a report that a 17-year-old male in possession of a handgun was reported to be despondent.


Search for Augusta County man who threatened to harm self

Deputies from the Augusta County Sheriff’s Office responded Thursday in Verona for a report of a psychologically disturbed male.


Augusta County Sheriff’s Office searches for runaway teen

A Greenville teen has been reported as a runaway and is believed to be in the Waynesboro area, according to a report from the Augusta County Sheriff’s Office.


Augusta County Sheriff’s Office seeks larceny suspect

The Augusta County Sheriff’s Office responded on Wednesday to a report of a larceny at a business in the 2400 block of Jefferson Highway in Fishersville.


Augusta County Sheriff’s Office issues scam alert

The Augusta County Sheriff’s Office is warning local residents of a scam involving callers purporting to be taking a telephone survey on domestic violence.


Two dead in domestic murder-suicide in Augusta County

Investigators are trying to piece together the details of an apparent murder-suicide overnight in Augusta County.


Augusta County Sheriff’s Office warns residents of police impersonator

The Augusta County Sheriff’s Office is warning local residents about a police impersonator operating in the area.


Augusta County sheriff’s deputy injured in pursuit of street racer

An Augusta County sheriff’s deputy suffered minor injuries in an accident while in pursuit of a street racer on Sunday.


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Augusta County honors Josh Graves as deputy of the year

Josh Graves was named Deputy of the Year at the Augusta County Sheriff’s Office for 2015.


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Retired Augusta County Sheriff’s Office K9 passes away

Retired Augusta County Sheriff’s Office K9 Renegade “Ren” Bryant passed away at her home in Fishersville this past Sunday.


Arrests made in Augusta County in string of Valley burglaries

The Augusta County Sheriff’s Office has arrested Jacob Shields and Brittney Southern on numerous residential burglary charges that occurred late last year.


Augusta County Sheriff’s Office warns of IRS threat scam

The Augusta County Sheriff’s Office is warning local residents of a scam involving supposed threats of lawsuit from the IRS.


Letter: Sheriff’s office employee backs Donald Smith for Augusta County sheriff

As an employee at the Augusta County Sheriff’s Office, my work station is located in the center of the office. An area that comes into contact with every employee and citizen that enters.


High-speed chase leads to arrests in Augusta County

Three people were arrested after a 10-mile high-speed chase in Augusta County that yielded three pounds of marijuana, an ounce of meth, $19,000 in cash and two handguns.


Letter: Deputy backs Donald Smith for Augusta County sheriff

I have been a civilian law enforcement officer for 20 years, 16 years at the Augusta County Sheriff’s office and 4 years with the Waynesboro Police Department.


Augusta County Sheriff’s Office investigating destruction of property at Swannanoa

The Augusta County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a Sept. 8 property-crime incident at the Swannanoa Country Club.


Augusta County Sheriff’s Office asks for public help in search for missing woman

Jennifer Wimer Miller, 34, was reported as a missing person to the Augusta County Sheriff’s Office on Tuesday.


Mother, daughter arrested in Waynesboro Walmart incident

The Waynesboro Police Department arrested a mother and daughter team after a routine encounter at Walmart between the mother and a police officer evolved into an incident of theft, false identification and both women under arrest.


Former Augusta County sheriff’s deputy arrested

Brian D. Rose, 41, of Waynesboro, turned himself in to the Virginia State Police Thursday to be served with three felony counts of obtaining money by false pretenses


Curren releases Jobs Plan

It’s not time to “hunker down in fear,” 20th District Democratic Party nominee Erik Curren said Thursday, unveiling his Jobs Plan that proposes turning the Shenandoah Valley into a green demonstration zone to incubate the developing green economy of the 21st century.