Tag: Middle River

Arizona fugitive caught in Waynesboro

The Waynesboro Police Department arrested an Arizona woman Friday who had been wanted by the Pima County, Ariz., Sheriff’s Office on four felony charges stemming from a June assault.


Staunton man charged in summer death in Waynesboro

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


Waynesboro man arrested after standoff with police ends with gunfire

The Waynesboro Police Department arrested a city man over the weekend after an alcohol fueled domestic disturbance began with a shoving match and ended with gunfire.


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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.


VDOT seeking new owner for historic Augusta County bridge

The Virginia Department of Transportation is seeking to transfer ownership and responsibility for the historic Mount Meridian truss bridge on Route 769 in Augusta County.


Augusta County man charged with September burglary of Waynesboro High School

Waynesboro police have charged an Augusta County man with a couple of offenses after he burglarized Waynesboro High School 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.


Waynesboro fugitive on the run for two years arrested in Henrico

Officers with Waynesboro Police Department and Henrico County Police Department arrested a former Waynesboro man on several charges after he had been on the run for over two years.


Maryland woman arrested in Waynesboro with large stash of meth

The Waynesboro Police Department arrested a Maryland woman early Sunday morning after they found her passed out in a wrecked car loaded with suspected methamphetamine.


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Two men arrested in Waynesboro on drug charges

The Waynesboro Police Department arrested two Albemarle County men on drug distribution charges yesterday evening as part of an ongoing narcotics investigation.


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Culpeper VDOT District Traffic Alert: Oct. 6-10

The following highway work is scheduled; weather permitting, in the Culpeper District during the upcoming week. Traffic movements may be restricted and speed limits reduced in work zones. Items in italics contain new or updated information.


Staunton man arrested for sexual assault

The Waynesboro Police Department has charged a Staunton man for a sexual assault that took place in early September at a Waynesboro apartment complex. Daniel Matthew Vest Jr., 18 years old, faces one felony count of rape for the Labor Day attack of a 54-year-old victim.


Additional charges for Staunton man in sex crimes investigation

The Waynesboro Police Department has charged a Staunton man who is already facing over 30 sex crime related charges in Staunton and Augusta County with two additional felony sexual assault charges.


Waynesboro police offficer arrests wanted man, gets stuck by syringe

An officer with the Waynesboro Police Department found a wanted man overnight. During the course of the arrest, the officer was accidentally stuck with a syringe when he searched the arrestee.


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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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Several family members arrested in Waynesboro thefts

The Waynesboro Police Department has arrested several members of the same family after they were involved in a slew of thefts in the city recently.


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Staunton man arrested for bank robbery

On Monday at approximately 9:15 a.m., officers responded to First Bank & Trust, 1563 Commerce Road, Staunton, for a report of a robbery.


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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.


Waynesboro Police make arrest in Ciro’s Pizza, Purple Foot burglaries

The Waynesboro Police Department has charged a Waynesboro man for the burglaries of Ciro’s Pizza and the attempted burglary of The Purple Foot.


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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 man arrested after vicious attack on former neighbor

The Waynesboro Police Department arrested a Waynesboro man for an assault that sent another city man to the hospital with severe facial injuries Friday afternoon.


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Route 703 in Augusta County closing Sept. 15 for bridge replacement

Part of Route 703 (Hewitt Road) in Augusta County will be closed for about six weeks starting at 8 a.m. on Monday, September 15, while the Virginia Department of Transportation replaces a bridge over Middle River.


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.


Man arrested in Waynesboro after month-long shoplifting spree

The Waynesboro Police Department arrested a Grottoes man yesterday who went on a month long shoplifting spree through four localities. Bradley Alan Mowbray, 25 years old, faces four larceny charges, one from each of the localities where he committed the thefts.


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.


Waynesboro Police make second arrest in meth case

A Fishersville man wanted since Aug. 21 after a raid on a Waynesboro home turned up a small cache of meth was arrested at a Staunton residence Thursday morning.


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Another charge in Waynesboro drug ring case

The ongoing drug investigation into an illicit manufacturing operation in Waynesboro has netted another charge for one of the participants.


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 pursuit ends with arrest of Augusta County woman

The Waynesboro Police Department has arrested an Augusta County woman wanted by the Virginia State Police on several charges.


Waynesboro Police make second arrest in Mount Vernon drug case

Thad James McDaniel surrendered himself at the Waynesboro Police Department on Monday. McDaniel, 38, was wanted for his alleged role in illicit drug manufacturing operations that were functioning out of two houses on Mount Vernon Street.


Waynesboro man arrested on meth charges

Another day, another arrest in Waynesboro on meth charges. The Waynesboro Police Department arrested a city man on Friday on a single count of drug distribution after officers caught him with an ounce of methamphetamine.


Afton man eats meth, arrested in Waynesboro

The Waynesboro Police Department has arrested an Afton man on a felony drug charge after he was caught with methamphetamine in his vehicle and later in his mouth.


Wal-Mart shoplifting suspect flees police, crashes car after chase

A Fishersville man faces a slew of charges after an ill-fated escape attempt from officers trying to stop him for shoplifting.


Man who threatened Waynesboro business now in custody

An Augusta County man accused of making a threat against his former employer in Waynesboro is now in custody.


Woman arrested, charged with counterfeiting money on her Canon printer

The Waynesboro Police Department has arrested a Waynesboro woman for counterfeiting tens and twenty dollar bills after she was caught trying to pass one at a local store last month.


Wanted man arrested after Ridgeview Park foot chase

The Waynesboro Police Department arrested an Augusta County man wanted for parole violations after he fled from law enforcement officers which began a nearly six hour search Thursday afternoon.


Cuban national sentenced on meth distribution conviction

Dairon Miguel Mencias-Perez was found guilty of distribution of methamphetamine and sentenced to 10 years in penitentiary time with six years suspended in the Waynesboro Circuit Court on Thursday.


Waynesboro Police: Wife threatened, Good Samaritans attacked, man arrested

The Waynesboro Police Department has arrested a Verona man on several charges after a brutal assault on a Waynesboro couple last week at a local business.


Waynesboro traffic stop yields huge meth cache

The Waynesboro Police Department has arrested an Augusta County man on felony drug distribution charge after a routine traffic stop resulted in one of the biggest methamphetamine seizures in recent history.


Waynesboro man arrested, charged in multiple break-ins

The Waynesboro Police Department has arrested a Waynesboro man for several residential burglaries and thefts including one that took place over a year ago.


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Drunk driver ends up stuck on golf course bridge

The Waynesboro Police Department charged a Stuarts Draft man earlier today for DUI after a shortcut he was trying to take resulted in him traveling through the golf course at the Waynesboro Country Club.


Waynesboro man faces additional charge after drug arrest

A Waynesboro man faces an additional charge related to a May 29 arrest that involved officers from the Waynesboro Police Department’s Special Operations Division interrupting a drug deal while attempting to serve a search warrant at the same location.


Waynesboro man arrested after drunken fight with officer

The Waynesboro Police Department has arrested a Waynesboro man on numerous charges after an officer responded to several calls of a suspicious man Wednesday morning.


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Waynesboro Police interrupt drug deal, make arrests

The Waynesboro Police Department arrested two local men yesterday after officers with the Special Operations Division interrupted their drug deal as the officers were attempting to serve a search warrant at the same location.


Search warrants yield drugs, cash, guns in Waynesboro

The Waynesboro Police Department has arrested a Waynesboro man on drug and weapon charges after detectives and officers with the Department’s Special Operations Division executed two search warrants at city residences overnight.


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Three arrests made in Waynesboro car-theft ring

The Waynesboro Police Department has charged three men involved in a motor vehicle theft/scrap metal fraud operation after a three month joint investigation with the Buckingham County Sheriff’s Office.


Search warrants lead to drugs, cash in Waynesboro

The Waynesboro Police Department executed two search warrants in late April that led to the seizure of drugs, cash and a vehicle.


Wanted man arrested in Waynesboro after foot chase

The Waynesboro Police Department arrested a Ruckersville man on multiple charges after a brief foot chase Thursday evening that ended near the Salvation Army.


Waynesboro crime victim catches own thief

The Waynesboro Police Department arrested a Waynesboro man after he was subdued by a citizen from whom he was trying to steal a moped.


Trifecta: Augusta County woman wrecks car, chases dog, bites cop

The Waynesboro Police Department arrested an Augusta County woman Saturday night on three charges after a lengthy interaction with police that started with her crashing vehicle into a tree and ended with her biting a police officer.


Waynesboro man arrested on drug, gun charges

A wanted Waynesboro man apprehended Friday afternoon by the Waynesboro Police Department is also facing two additional felony charges stemming from his arrest.


Wanted man turns himself in to Waynesboro Police

A man wanted in a Feb. 12 domestic assault who family feared was suicidal has turned himself in to Waynesboro Police.


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Waynesboro man held in domestic assault

The Waynesboro Police Department has arrested a Waynesboro man on a couple of charges after a night of alcohol-fueled violence that led to the assault of his girlfriend and significant damage to their apartment.


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Update: Waynesboro Police make major meth seizure

The Waynesboro Police Department executed a search warrant at a city residence that resulted in the arrest of a Waynesboro man and the seizure of approximately $7,000 worth of methamphetamine.


Drama added to Downtown Waynesboro DUI arrest

The Waynesboro Police Department arrested a Waynesboro man on multiple charges after a hit and run accident in Downtown over the weekend.


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Boyfriend, girlfriend arrested on separate DUI charges 37 minutes apart

Anything you can do, I can do better. That’s the case with a boyfriend and girlfriend arrested on separate DUI charges 37 minutes apart early this morning in Waynesboro.


Waynesboro man charged in molestation of 3-year-old

The Waynesboro Police Department has charged an area man for sexually assaulting a 3-year-old girl earlier this month.