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The Rappahannock County Sheriff’s Office executed a search warrant Friday, Sept. 3 at 3756 Sperryville Pike and then arrested Tessa Rose Adams, 29. Adams was charged with possession of a controlled substance and distribution of marijuana. Additional warrants are being…
Hearing set on Sperryville murder charge

A preliminary hearing has been set Oct. 28 for David Linwood “Buddy” Pullen, 66, on murder and other charges in the shooting death of his 44-year-old stepson, Herbert Wayne Jenkins. Both men lived at 3 Bump Lane in Sperryville, where…

The Blue Ridge Narcotics Task Force arrested Sandra Marlene Weaver, 39, of Amissville on charges of possession of a controlled substance with intent to give, sell, or distribute it; knowingly or intentionally possessing a controlled substance; and possessing or distributing…

The lone survivor involved in last week’s fatal shooting in Sperryville was placed under arrest by the Rappahannock County Sheriff’s Office on Aug. 6. David Linwood (“Buddy”) Pullen, 66, of Sperryville, was being held without bond at the Rappahannock jail…
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…

On July 7, Deputy Robert Fincham of the Rappahannock County Sheriff’s Office stopped a vehicle on U.S. 211 for defective brake lights. Kathryn Rebecca Teel, 25, of Sperryville, was arrested and charged with driving with a revoked license, possession of…
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.…
No DUI; driver gets six months in fatal crash

The driver of the pickup truck in which a 16-year-old Sperryville youth was killed last October was acquitted Tuesday of a drunk driving charge but found guilty of five other alcohol- and traffic-related charges. Rappahannock Juvenile and Domestic Relations Court…
Sheriff’s Report: Accident closes 211

Traffic on U.S. 211 was blocked for about seven hours overnight June 16 and 17 after a tractor trailer carrying some 20,000 pounds of copper bales overturned on the road west of Sperryville. The Rappahannock County Sheriff’s Department responded to…
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,…
Trial set for charges in teen’s death

A trial date of June 24 was set last week for charges against Charles Edward Climo, 18, of Sperryville, who is charged with driving under the influence of alcohol, reckless driving and four other driving- or drinking-related offenses stemming from…

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 recently approved by the General…

The driver of the pickup truck in which 16-year-old Logan McKiernan was fatally injured last fall has been charged with driving under the influence of alcohol, reckless driving and four other driving- or drinking-related charges. Commonwealth’s Attorney Peter Luke this…

A Rappahannock Circuit Court grand jury voted to indict a number of defendants this week on various drug-related, assault and firearms charges. Also on Monday, Circuit Court Judge Herman A. Whisenant Jr. sentenced — among others — two of three…

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 occurred after spending an evening…