Crime & Courts

Turning the tables: Rappahannock Circuit Court judge will answer to assault charges

Parker told an arresting Stafford County sheriff’s deputy that he had found some jewelry in the parking lot of the Walmart located on Rt. 17 just north of Fredericksburg. Parker said he turned the jewelry into the store’s service desk and asked the clerk for written documentation. […]

Crime & Courts

Note to self: don’t mock the judge!

It looked to be a fairly routine day in Rappahannock County Circuit Court last Thursday — a short docket, no trials — until Kevin Lee Brown sassed Judge Herman A. Whisenant under his breath, earning Brown a serious rebuke and additional jail time. […]

Crime & Courts

Local realtor not guilty of assault

Local realtor of was found not guilty of assault Tuesday in County District Court. Judge Ashwell, ruled that inconsistencies in witness testimony created enough reasonable doubt as to the actual circumstances surrounding the charge. […]

Crime & Courts

Student who allegedly threatened to ‘blow this place to pieces’ on Columbine anniversary appears in court

Under tight security and a blanket of privacy, a 17-year-old former student of Rappahannock County High School — charged with conspiracy to possess a firearm on the property of the high school — appeared in Rappahannock County Juvenile Court yesterday. […]