Tag: Waynesboro Police Department

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Waynesboro man arrested on marijuana charge: Called 911, asked for rolling papers

A Waynesboro man was for marijuana possession after he made a 911 call to the Waynesboro Emergency Operations Center requesting drug paraphernalia.


Waynesboro Police seek help in investigation of attempted home invasion

The Waynesboro Police Department is investigating an attempted home invasion robbery that occurred earlier in the week.


Waynesboro man pleads guilty in molestation case

A Waynesboro man will spend 18 months in prison after pleading guilty to an amended felony charge in a child molestation case.


Waynesboro Auxiliary Police Officers hold awards banquet

On December 9, the Waynesboro Auxiliary Police Officer Awards banquet was held at the police department.


Stuarts Draft woman charged after hitting Waynesboro cop

Waynesboro Police arrested a Stuarts Draft woman after she fought with an officer Tuesday when he attempted to take her into custody for public intoxication.


Shoplifting arrest leads to more for Staunton man

The Waynesboro Police Department arrested a Staunton man on drug and weapon offenses when he and his girlfriend were investigated for shoplifting last Wednesday afternoon.


Nelson County man charged with shoplifting from Waynesboro Walmart

The Waynesboro Police Department arrested a Nelson County man Friday evening after he stole items from Walmart and fled before officers arrived. He was later found hiding in the men’s room of a nearby restaurant.


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Undocumented immigrants arrested in Waynesboro on weapons charges

The Waynesboro Police Department arrested three undocumented immigrants from Mexico Friday afternoon when they were stopped on a traffic stop with a semi-automatic handgun among them.


Waynesboro Police seek help locating wanted felon

The Waynesboro Police Department is requesting assistance in locating a wanted felon, Derek Lee Ritchie, 32 years old. Ritchie is presently wanted from three jurisdictions: Augusta County, Rockingham County and Waynesboro.


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New York couple arrested in Waynesboro in credit card fraud spree

The Waynesboro Police Department has arrested a New York City couple in connection with the multi-jurisdictional credit card fraud spree. Through the assistance of the community, officers were able to locate and identify the suspects who had set up their criminal operations at a Waynesboro hotel.


Man arrested in Waynesboro after strong arm robbery nets spare change

The Waynesboro Police Department arrested a Staunton man Wednesday afternoon on a single felony charge of strong arm robbery after he stole money from a woman as she sat in her vehicle at Walmart, 116 Lucy Lane.


Waynesboro Police seek public help in ID’g suspects in credit card fraud spree

The Waynesboro Police Department is requesting assistance from the public to help identify two individuals involved in a credit card forgery and fraud spree.


Waynesboro Police Department honors Class of 1985 veterans

The Waynesboro Police Department took time Monday to honor five department members who all celebrated their respective 30-year anniversaries with the Police Department in 2015.


Waynesboro traffic stop nets hidden drugs

The Waynesboro Police Department arrested a Staunton man on drug and traffic charges Thursday afternoon after a traffic stop netted hidden controlled substances. Dale Raymond Gangaware III, 47 years old, is facing two felony charges of Possession of a Schedule I or II Drug a misdemeanor Driving on a Suspended License/3rdor subsequent offense.


Waynesboro robbery suspect in custody after two months in hiding

Travis Mozelle Poindexter is in custody. He was arrested by officers with the Charlottesville Police Department and Waynesboro Police Department at approximately 7:40 a.m. this morning at the Sleep Inn, 1185 5th Street SW, Charlottesville.


Overdose call leads to drug, gun charges in Waynesboro

The Waynesboro Police Department charged a city man with numerous charges when he nearly overdosed after ingesting a Fentanyl patch Monday evening. Eric Michael Shifflett, 24 years old, faces three felonies related to firearms and drug offenses.


Another arrest in Oct. 21 Waynesboro drug raid

Larry Wayne White surrendered himself at the Waynesboro Police Department on Thursday on two felony warrants related to an Oct. 21 drug raid. White is free on bond on the two charges: possession with the intent to distribute marijuana and distribution of marijuana within 1,000 feet of a school.


Baggy britches bring down wanted Waynesboro suspect

The Waynesboro Police Department arrested a wanted Charlottesville man Tuesday afternoon after he ran from police officers but was eventually caught near an elementary school when his baggy britches caused him to trip.


Wanted Waynesboro man found hiding under bed

The Waynesboro Police Department found a wanted Waynesboro man yesterday afternoon hiding under a bed in a home in the 400 block of North Winchester Avenue. Dustin Lee Wilfong, 23 years old, was wanted on a shoplifting charge from Waynesboro and several probation violations from Shenandoah County when officers found him.


Waynesboro man charged in two domestic incidents

The Waynesboro Police Department has charged a city man on domestic related offenses after two violent incidents over a two day period earlier in the month. Officers charged Nicholas Ryan Stuart, 32 years old, with two felonies and a misdemeanor stemming from assaults on a family member at residence on Bridge Avenue.


Traffic stop in Waynesboro yields meth, cash

The Waynesboro Police Department arrested a Nelson County woman after a traffic stop last night netted cash and methamphetamine. Constance Arlene Layman, 33 years old, of Wingina, faces a felony charge of possession of methamphetamine with the intent to distribute.


Waynesboro teen arrested on pot charges

The Waynesboro Police Department has charged a city teenager on a felony drug charge after officers found her with a large amount of marijuana and cash last week. Alysha Nichole Harlow, 18 years old, faces one count of possession of marijuana with the intent to distribute stemming from a traffic stop on October 19.


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Drug sweep nets three arrests: Waynesboro

The Waynesboro Police Department arrested three individuals on felony drug charges last night. Members of the Department’s Special Operations Division executed a search warrant at an apartment at 1019 Albemarle Avenue. Police arrested James Everett Ferguson, 52 years old, and Lisa Marie Ailstock, 41 years old, on possession of methamphetamine with intent to distribute charges. Police also arrested Carlene Nicole Carter, 35 years old of Staunton, for possession of methamphetamine.


Waynesboro city school system: Misplaced priorities

Last week, Waynesboro Public Schools had the Waynesboro Police Department on campus at Waynesboro High School for a sweep of the parking lot. ‘Twas a drug bust the school system was instigating.


Staunton man charged with embezzlement from Waynesboro Walmart

The Waynesboro Police Department has charged a Staunton man with embezzlement after he stole several hundred dollars from his employer over a three-week period beginning in mid-September. Christopher Darrell Brookins, 23 years old, faces a single felony charge after it was determined he stole $620 from Walmart, 116 Lucy Lane.


Connecticut man extradited to face old Waynesboro conviction

The Waynesboro Police Department extradited a former Waynesboro man and convicted arsonist from Connecticut last week to face old convictions from his 2008 crimes.


Waynesboro Police seek help in ID’g man wanted in Kohl’s shoplifting

The Waynesboro Police Department is requesting assistance from the public to help identify a man who stole over $400 in electronics from a local store earlier in the month.


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Waynesboro Police arrest two in significant drug bust

Throughout the night on Wednesday, as most of Waynesboro slept, a group of Waynesboro Police detectives, patrol officers, reserve officers and members of the SWAT and Special Operations Unit came together to deliver multiple blows to the drug trade in Waynesboro.


Waynesboro man charged in credit card theft, spending spree

The Waynesboro Police Department has charged a Waynesboro man with several felonies after an unauthorized summer spending spree with a relative’s credit card. Johnny Lee Coffey, 38 years old, faces nine felony charges for stealing a family member’s credit card and social security card. He racked up nearly $9,000 in purchases over a two week period.


Waynesboro man charged for noise, threatening officer

The Waynesboro Police Department arrested a Waynesboro man after two brushes with the law within 30 minutes of each other landed him in jail.


Masked man charged with public masturbation: Waynesboro

Waynesboro Police charged a city man for publicly masturbating near a church clad only in a ski mask and a shirt on Saturday. Leonard Boyce, 51, faces two charges from Saturday morning’s unusual incident.


Fourth arrest in Waynesboro home invasion case

The Waynesboro Police Department has made a fourth arrest in connection with a Sept. 18 home invasion robbery at an apartment in the 1000 block of Albemarle Avenue.