Crime & Courts

Sheriff’s Report for Sept. 30

The Rappahannock County Sheriff’s Office responded to more than 250 calls for assistance this past week (through midday Monday), ranging from security checks and suspicious vehicles to reports of theft, fires and accidents. A deputy […]

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One dead, one injured in Old Hollow

A shooting in Sperryville Tuesday night has apparently left one man dead and another hospitalized.

Though the victims’ names could not be confirmed with the Rappahannock County Sheriff’s Office Wednesday, the injured man was identified by a family member as Buddy Pullen of the 100 block of Old Hollow Road. A family member said the dead man was his stepson, Herbert Wayne Jenkins, 44, who lived in the same house with Pullen and his wife, Anna. […]

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July 4 traffic fatalities decline again

During the July 4 holiday, traffic fatalities declined once again across Virginia. Of the 743 traffic crashes that state police responded to during the four-day statistical counting period, preliminary reports indicate that five of the crashes resulted in five deaths. In 2009, nine people were killed over a three-day holiday weekend. […]

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Rappahannock man shot, suspect held

The suspect charged with the shooting of an 80-year-old Rappahannock County man during a June 10 attempted robbery will have a preliminary hearing at 9:30 a.m. Aug. 3 in Rappahannock District Court, Washington.

In the meantime, Thomas Lee Hicks, 62, of 13335 Durante’s Curve, Boston, Va., in Culpeper County, remains in custody, held without bond, at the Rappahannock County Jail. […]

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Judge replacements on hold

By Alexandra Bogdanovic and staff Former General District Court Judge Charles B. Foley’s position may not be filled for at least two years as a result of a budget amendment included in the spending plan […]

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Lewis not guilty of rape

A jury on Wednesday returned a not-guilty verdict in the Rappahannock Circuit Court trial of Allen Lewis, a sometime Rappahannock resident accused last April of raping a woman friend while driving her home. This allegedly […]