Crime & Courts

By 2014, ‘jail’ will mean a trip north

By summer 2014, the Rappahannock County Jail – one of the oldest operating jails in the state – will be decommissioned, and county inmates will instead serve time in a much larger regional jail in Warren County with 375-bed capacity and a decidedly different character. […]

Crime & Courts

Peyton Farms manhunt

Read the complete story here, in our eEdition. Though the Rappahannock County Sheriff’s Office has made no public statements yet about the case, deputies — assisted by at least one helicopter — were searching early […]

Crime & Courts

Culpeper man guilty in robbery, murder attempt

A 62-year-old Boston handyman was convicted last Thursday (March 31) by a Rappahannock Circuit Court jury of attempted murder, aggravated malicious wounding, use of a firearm in the commission of a felony and robbery in the shooting last June 10 near Scrabble of Clyde “Jack” Dellinger. […]

Crime & Courts

Crime and Courts for Feb. 17

A Castleton man on a motorcycle was charged with eluding police last Friday evening (Feb. 11) – after a brief high-speed chase from Sperryville south on U.S. 522 through Woodville, where authorities said the man gave up and pulled over. […]

Crime & Courts

Crime & Courts for Jan. 27

Sheriff’s Report No information was available this week from the Rappahannock County Sheriff’s Office. Martin sentenced for brandishing firearm William David Martin, 35, of Sperryville, was sentenced to 60 days in jail on charges of […]