30, Oct 2014 - Authorities say wanted sex offender was hiding in wooden box in Washington County
Authorities this week said they found a convicted sex offender wanted on charges that he sexually assaulted a child in West Virginia hiding inside a camouflaged wooden box in Washington County.
26, Oct 2014 - Suspect in Va. abduction charged in 2005 rape
(AP) — A man charged with the abduction of a University of Virginia student has been indicted in suburban Washington, D.C., with a 2005 rape, abduction and attempted capital murder. Police blocked off roads, sifted through leaves and scoured a rural area where they found remains that could be missing University of Virginia student Hannah Graham. Police let Graham's parents know about the ...
26, Oct 2014 - Patrol cars in Washington County Virginia have domestic violence ribbons
October is domestic violence awareness month. Now, the Washington County Virginia Sheriff's Office has purple ribbons on all of their patrol cars to show they will not stand for domestic violence.
26, Oct 2014 - Man wanted in connection with two thefts caught after high-speed chase
Washington County, Virginia deputies arrested a man Sullivan County police believe is responsible for two separate robberies.
26, Oct 2014 - Wanted Sullivan County man apprehended after pursuit
A man wanted in connection to a string of crimes in Sullivan County was arrested Saturday afternoon after a high-speed pursuit involving the Washington County, Virginia Sheriff's Office.
02, Oct 2014 - Washington County Sheriff's Office receives award
The Washington County Virginia Sheriff’s Office was recently notified by the Virginia Association of Chiefs of Police that the agency had placed second in the 2013 Virginia Law Enforcement Challenge i
16, Sep 2014 - UPDATE: Four people fire shots at a vehicle on the west side of Charleston, West Virginia
UPDATE: Charleston Police tell 13 News that four young men began shooting at a car parked near the 7- Eleven on Washington Street East around 9:15 p.m.
13, Sep 2014 - Officer shooting man in police chase was justified
The Sullivan County Grand Jury has cleared a Washington County, Virginia deputy who shot and killed a man who led officers on a chase.
30, Aug 2014 - U.S. fighter plane crashes in Virginia, pilot's fate unknown
A Massachusetts Air National Guard F-15C fighter crashed in mountainous western Virginia on Wednesday and the fate of the pilot was unknown, officials said. The fighter plane went down shortly after 9 a.m. EDT in the George Washington and Jefferson National Forests about 100 miles (160 km) southwest of Washington, sending up a thick plume of smoke, a spokeswoman for the Augusta County Sheriff's ...
24, Aug 2014 - Virginia man faces felony for failing to register as a sex offender
KINGSPORT - A Big Stone Gap, Va., man, facing numerous burglary and theft charges out of Washington County, now faces a federal indictment for failing to register as a sex offender.Adam Scott Mitchell, 30, faces the one-count indictment, filed in U.S. District Court in Greeneville earlier this month.According to the indictment, Mitchell was found guilty of two counts of indecent liberties with a ...
22, Aug 2014 - Deputy mistakenly shoots teen daughter he thought was home intruder
A sheriff's deputy in Virginia mistakenly shot his 16-year-old daughter early Tuesday morning after she snuck out and set off the home's alarm when she entered the garage, The Washington Post reported.
16, Aug 2014 - Virginia family of five killed in apparent murder-suicide
(Reuters) - A Culpeper, Virginia, family of five was shot to death in an apparent murder-suicide, with the father the suspected shooter, police said on Monday. The bodies of Clarence and Shauna Washington, both 35, and their three daughters, ages 4, 6, and 13, were discovered by officers late on Sunday inside their house, said Detective Angela Deavers of the Culpeper County Sheriff Office ...
12, Aug 2014 - Family Of Five Found Shot Dead In Virginia Home
A family of five has been found shot to death in an apparent murder-suicide, police say. The bodies of two adults and three children were discovered in their home in Culpeper, Virginia, about 70 miles (113km) southwest of Washington DC. Investigators are focusing on the father, 35-year-old Clarence Washington, as the possible shooter. Mr Washington's wife Shauna Washington, also 35, and the ...
05, Aug 2014 - Identity theft charge filed in Washington County, Va.
ABINGDON, Va. - A Washington County, Virginia, man is facing multiple charges, following an investigation conducted by the Washington County Virginia Sheriff’s Office.
04, Aug 2014 - Sheriff: Focus on dad as shooter in Virginia murder-suicide
Culpeper, Va. — Clarence and Shauna Washington hosted a Fourth of July bash for their friends and family, and their three daughters loved to play with neighbors and ride bikes in their close-knit cluster of homes just outside the historic, quaint town of Culpeper.
24, Jul 2014 - WCSO receives reaccreditation certification
ABINGDON, Va. — The Washington County Sheriff’s Office received reaccreditation earlier this week from the Virginia Law Enforcement Professional Standards Commission.
11, Jul 2014 - Man fatally shot in standoff in Washington County
BRISTOL, Va. (AP) — A Washington County man is dead following a standoff with police. Virginia State Police spokeswoman Corinne Geller says 55-year-old Dennis D. Morrell was fatally shot Tuesday evening after he threatened officers with a gun.
11, Jul 2014 - Outdoor heating and cooling unit reported stolen from home
The Washington County Virginia Sheriff's Office is seeking the public's help to locate items reported stolen from a Greenspring Road residence.
11, Jul 2014 - New Facts: Name of suspect in Washington County, Virginia standoff released
Virginia State Police have released the name of the man involved in standoff on Rocky Hill Road.
11, Jul 2014 - Virginia State Police investigate officer involved shooting
Washington County (WSLS) Virginia State Police are investigating a fatal police-shooting in Washington County that occurred Tuesday evening (July 8). At 1:44 p.m. Tuesday (July 8), Virginia State Police responded to assist the Washington County Sheriff's Office at a residence in the 1500 block of Rocky Hill Road in Washington County. The sheriff's office had received a call for an armed subject ...
11, Jul 2014 - Washington Co. Va. Sheriff's Office renews accreditation
The Washington County Virginia Sheriff's Office received reaccreditation earlier this week.
11, Jul 2014 - Washington County, Va. man fatally shot by police
A Southwest Virginia man who barricaded himself inside his Washington County home Tuesday was fatally shot after he reportedly threatened law enforcement officers with a firearm.A Virginia State Police spokeswoman said the shooting occurred at approximately 5:45 p.m. at a residence located in the 1500 block of Rocky Hill Road.Police identified the man who was shot as Dennis D. Morrell, 55 ...
11, Jul 2014 - Operation Firecracker begins in Washington County
Washington County Virginia Sheriff's Office began their Operation Firecracker Thursday.
10, Jul 2014 - Man dies after police-involved shooting
One person is dead after a police-involved shooting in Virginia. According to Virginia State Police, the Washington County Sheriff's Office received a call that an armed man had barricaded himself inside a residence on Rocky Hill Road. That person was Dennis Morrell, 55.
12, Jun 2014 - UPDATE: Pursuit suspect killed by police is identified
UPDATE: 4:35 p.m.Sullivan County District Attorney Gen. Barry Staubus has identified the man fatally shot by police as Ransom Duane McCoy, 45. Staubus says that in addition to larceny charges in Washington County, Va., McCoy had pending theft cases in Sullivan County. UPDATE: 3:25 p.m.A larceny suspect who led law enforcement on a more than one-hour pursuit in Southwest Virginia — allegedly ...