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Motorcycle speeders sentenced

Three northern Virginia men on motorcycles pleaded guilty to reckless driving by speed and were sentenced in District Court and alcohol-related cases top the July 12th docket.
Drugs, and a beach trip, in circuit court

A delay in a presentencing report enables a defendant in Rappahannock County Circuit Court to take a trip to the beach. Others who relapsed into drug use, or fled the continent, are not so lucky.
Events move Inn-Konick case toward settlement

More steps were taken this week toward the likely end of legal battles between the Inn at Little Washington and local attorney David Konick, who last year filed a series of legal challenges against the Inn, the town of Washington…
Three arrested in Madison County meth lab raid

On Tuesday (June 14) members of the Blue Ridge Narcotics and Gang Task Force (BRNGTF) and Madison County Sheriff’s Office executed a drug search warrant at a residence in Haywood (Madison County) and located a methamphetamine laboratory. The residence was…
15 miles at 130 mph: 16 months

A 15-mile high speed chase leaves in its wake many witnesses, and quite a few of them laid out for a jury in Rappahannock County Circuit Court last week the harrowing details and grisly ending of a Virginia State Police…
After a day-long jury trial, motorcyclist pleads guilty

A much-anticipated case of eluding police was settled in Rappahannock County Circuit Court Tuesday night after a day-long jury trial marked by grisly descriptions and pictures of injuries suffered in an accident resulting from a high-speed chase from Culpeper County…
Appeal of CTB’s stub street decision dismissed

Circuit Court judge rules in favor of the Commonwealth Transportation Board, dismissing David Konick’s and his co-appellants’ claim that the board illegally removed the stub end of Middle Street from VDOT's secondary-road system.
Guard dogs run owner into court

The owner of three Anatolian shepherd guard dogs at a Flint Hill sheep and cattle farm is scheduled be in Rappahannock County General District Court June 14 to address civil charges that the dogs are dangerous.