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A nine-month investigation by Virginia Department of Alcoholic Beverage Control agents has resulted in moonshining charges against a Penhook man. Agents say they destroyed two 800-gallon black-pot stills on Monday in eastern Franklin County. They also...
Police have charged the 14-year-old student who brought a bomb to Rivermont School on Thursday. He's now facing three charges: One felony count for having the device, one misdemeanor charge for threatening to damage a building, and and another...
A Christiansburg gymnastics academy owner has been found guilty of two counts of misdemeanor sexual battery. 63-year-old Kenneth Epperly owned New River Valley Gymnastics. The charges involved a 5-year-old and a 10-year-old who were students at the gym....
UPDATED: A criminal charge against Buchanan's former fire chief have been dropped. Billy Joe Carter was accused of harrassing a firefighter over the phone earlier this year. Online court records show the charge was dismissed last Thursday. Carter...
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WDBJ7 ReportersYou can expect to see former Franklin County Sheriff Ewell Hunt back in court in by the end of this year. That's the word from his attorney, Bill Stanley. A judge found Hunt guilty of misconduct in office on Tuesday night. It all stems from Hunt's...
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A joint operation between the Henry County Sheriff's Office and Virginia State Police has led to several drug arrests in Henry County. The two law enforcement agencies worked together between January of 2011 and May of 2012 on the operation. The...
Grayson County's registrar has been arrested on embezzlement charges. 45-year-old Debra Phipps has been charged with felony embezzlement greater than $200 and a misdemeanor charge of making a false statement. Phipps was booked yesterday and released.
A man has been charged in connection to a string of break-ins in Lexington. The Lexington Police Department has charged Paul Veal of Myers Street with 18 felonies and three misdemeanors. Police say Myers committed the burglaries and break-ins over the...
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Anchor/ReporterA female inmate says a Franklin County corrections officer got sexual with her on a trip to jail in October. Virginia State Police conducted an investigation and charged Dustin Patterson with sexual battery and indecent exposure. Patterson has been...
reporterCharges against a pit bull owner are pending after an attack in Roanoke. A police officer shot two dogs after they reportedly mauled a woman Tuesday. It happened in the 13-hundred block of Melrose Avenue. A police officer, driving by noticed...
Tags: Animal Attacks, Dog (animal), Trials
A man on the run for two weeks is now behind bars. Edward Hamilton DeHart, Jr. was arrested Friday night following a chase with law enforcement. DeHart was wanted on several warrants in Montgomery County, Christiansburg, Pulaski and Radford. A...
A grand jury has indicted seven members of the Tau Kappa Epsilon Fraternity at Radford University in connection with the death of 20-year-old Samuel Harris Mason. Mason was found dead shortly before noon on October 15, 2010. The autopsy report shows...
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