Tag: Waynesboro Police Department

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.


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Waynesboro Police make arrests in vehicle repo shooting

Waynesboro Police have charged two city residents in connection with a reported Sept. 27 shooting incident that involved a tow truck driver attempting to repossess a vehicle. Charles Richard Ramsey, 37, and Christina Lafon Harrison, 37, have both been charged in connection with the incident.


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More arrests in Waynesboro home invasion

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


Another domestic violence arrest in Waynesboro: Man charged with choking girlfriend

The Waynesboro Police Department arrested a man early this morning after an argument between his girlfriend and him turn violent in the latest case of felony domestic violence in the city. Officers charged Jason Michael Anderson, 32 years old of no fixed address, with felony strangulation and misdemeanor assault and battery on family or household member.


Another felony domestic violence arrest in Waynesboro: Suspect threatened to kill ex-girlfriend, family

The Waynesboro Police Department arrested a Waynesboro man over the weekend after he forced his way inside a residence and attempted to shoot his ex-girlfriend. Travis Scott Brooks, 28 years old, faces numerous charges stemming from the Saturday afternoon incident on Woodside Drive. This marks the fourth felony arrest for a domestic violence-related incident in a six day period in Waynesboro.


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Two Waynesboro men arrested in felony domestic violence incidents

The Waynesboro Police Department has made arrests in two separate, felonious assaults on Waynesboro women this past Wednesday, September 30.


Morning brawl lands Waynesboro man in jail

The Waynesboro Police Department arrested a man this morning after a domestic disturbance at a city motel got violent and spilled onto West Main Street. David Scott Holmes, 45 years old of no fixed address, faces two felonies, abduction and strangulation.


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Waynesboro Police investigating case of man alleged in shooting at tow truck driver

The Waynesboro Police Department is investigating a shooting that happened late Sunday night near Hopeman West Apartments, 100 Guilford Lane, when a tow truck driver attempted to repossess a vehicle.


Florida man extradited to face 2011 Waynesboro conviction

The Waynesboro Police Department extradited a former Waynesboro man from Florida last week who had been on the run from a 2011 conviction in Waynesboro.


Update: Suspect in Waynesboro armed robbery turns himself in

The PD is investigating a home invasion robbery that occurred this morning at an apartment in the 1000 block Albemarle Avenue. The incident occurred within a quarter mile away from Berkeley Glenn Elementary School, which was placed on lockdown.


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Traffic stop leads to arrests on drug charges in Waynesboro

The Waynesboro Police Department arrested two local men for drug distribution after they tried to give an officer the slip early Tuesday morning. Jimmy Maynard Brown Jr., 31 years old Waynesboro, and his cousin, Donald Ray Brown Jr., 28 years old of Dooms, both face a single felony charge of possession of methamphetamine with the intent to distribute.


Waynesboro stores hit with bogus $100 bills

The Waynesboro Police Department is investigating a rash of counterfeit $100 bill being passed at city stores earlier in the week. During the afternoon on Monday, September 14, a male suspect visited several retailers and made small purchases paying for them with $100 bills.


Waynesboro Police seek wanted felon

The Waynesboro Police Department is requesting assistance in locating Qualeek O’Dale McCarthy, son of Frederick Odale McCarthy.


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Parking problem leads to pot arrests in Waynesboro

The Waynesboro Police Department arrested two city teenagers for drug distribution after an alert officer discovered a plethora of pot in the process of responding to a parking problem Wednesday morning.


Waynesboro police arrest wanted fugitive after drunken outburst

The Waynesboro Police Department located a fugitive Monday night after he made several profane, drunken outbursts while riding in a vehicle in Downtown Waynesboro.


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Rutherford Institute pursuing detention of disabled Waynesboro man

The Rutherford Institute in Charlottesville is fighting the case of a disabled Waynesboro man who was arrested and detained allegedly because of his slurred speech and unsteady gait caused by a neurological condition similar to multiple sclerosis.


Dayton man arrested in sexual assault of 12-year-old Waynesboro girl

The Waynesboro Police Department has charged a Rockingham County man for sexually assaulting a 12 year old girl earlier in the summer. Alexander Joseph Clemens, 20 years old of Dayton, faces one felony charge of aggravated sexual battery stemming from the mid July assault on the Waynesboro girl.


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Two Waynesboro men arrested for armed robbery

The Waynesboro Police Department has arrested two city men after they beat up and robbed a Staunton man early yesterday morning. Officers nabbed Dewan Othell Bellamy, 23 years old, and Zaine Anthony Wells Jr., 18 years old, shortly after the 23 year old victim reported his wallet with over $200 in cash stolen at knifepoint near Mountain View Apartments.


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Waynesboro Police arrest two, seek one in armed robbery

The Waynesboro Police Department has charged three local men with the armed robbery of a Waynesboro man last month. Two of the men have been arrested and are currently incarcerated; the third is on the run.


Buena Vista man arrested on meth charges after footchase in Waynesboro

The Waynesboro Police Department arrested a wanted Buena Vista man after an anonymous tip led officers to the suspect’s whereabouts.


Meat thief apprehended at Waynesboro Martin’s

The Waynesboro Police Department arrested a Waynesboro woman after she attempted to make off with over $100 worth of meat from a local grocery store Friday afternoon.


Nelson County man charged in attempted carjacking of cab in Waynesboro

The Waynesboro Police Department arrested a Nelson County man after a bizarre situation in which he attacked the driver of a cab that he was a passenger.


Waynesboro man charged with child abuse

The Waynesboro Police Department arrested a city man after an investigation determined he abused his five year old daughter earlier in the month. Walter Scott Owen, 41 years old, faces a single felony count of abuse/neglect of a child.


$10 dispute leads to Waynesboro arrest

The Waynesboro Police Department arrested a city man after a dispute with a neighbor over a small sum of money led to an altercation Sunday afternoon.


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Waynesboro Police issue public warning on ongoing credit card scam

The Waynesboro Police Department wants citizens and businesses to be aware of a reoccurring credit card scam that has been seen perpetrated in stores particularly in small cities on the Eastern Seaboard, including Waynesboro.


Waynesboro man arrested in bad check scam

The Waynesboro Police Department has arrested a Waynesboro man on numerous charges stemming from a three and half month con in which he racked up thousands of dollars in swindled money.


Traffic stop leads to large drug seizure in Waynesboro

The Waynesboro Police Department arrested a city woman on numerous drug and traffic charges after a routine traffic stop went awry. The resulting pursuit and arrest led to a search warrant that netted a large quantity of heroin in a residence near Waynesboro High School.