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Man who shot Stafford deputy gets life sentence

Joshua Sumter, 20, was sentenced by Judge Michael Levy to a term of life plus 31 years in prison. Levy’s decision came at the end of a two-day sentencing hearing that centered on the June 6, 2015, near-fatal shooting of Deputy Brandon Boyle. A round that struck Boyle in the middle of his chest was m

FREE LANCE-STAR - 2018-10-23 21:30:00

Sentencing awaits Stafford man convicted in shooting of deputy

Her son, Stafford Deputy Brandon Boyle, had been shot five times after responding to Windsor Ridge Court in southern Stafford County on June 7, 2016.

FREE LANCE-STAR - 2018-10-23 01:00:00

Suspect Sought In 'Vehicle Tampering' In Stafford: SCSO

STAFFORD, VA—Police are looking for someone involved in a "vehicle tampering" sometime last Thursday night at a home on Lendall Lane, according to the Stafford County Sheriff's Office. The suspect is described as a white male who was wearing a gray sweatshirt, jeans and a hat with an unknown logo.

PATCH - 2018-10-23 12:17:58

Retro Reads: Stafford, Fredericksburg got taste of Wild West with great Aquia train robbery in 1894

It was the middle of October 1894, and the weather had just started to become comfortably cool. The Free Lance was filled with news of political stumping, which attracted good-sized crowds. But it had been a few years since exciting stories of the Wild West filled the front pages. That was about to

FREE LANCE-STAR - 2018-10-23 01:00:00

Stafford man wanted in assault involving gun in Fauquier County

Due to the nature of the report and the proximity of several nearby schools, Liberty High School, Grace Miller Elementary School, Cedar Lee Middle School and Southeastern Alternative School, implemented safety procedures, the Fauquier County Sheriff’s Office said in a news release.

INSIDE NOVA - 2018-10-22 21:21:00

Judge sides with Stafford developer as legal battle continues

Attorney Clark Leming, who represents Gollohan, said in an interview that the developer resubmitted his applications now that the ordinance no longer prevents them. “We feel confident that the county will comply with the court’s order and process Mr. Gollohan’s applications in the due course of busi

FREE LANCE-STAR - 2018-10-24 01:00:00

Cub Scout den leader accused of sexually assaulting another child, and there could be more victims

Photo by: O'Fallon Police DepartmentCRIMECub Scout den leader accused of sexually assaulting another child, and there could be more victimsBaker, who was released after posting $50,000 bail Monday, was taken back into custody Tuesday. His new bond was set at $500,000.

KSDK - 2018-10-23 21:49:59

One Stafford man arrested, another wanted in assault on Bealeton farm

Juan Carlos Juarez, left, and Juan Jose Pinon Villagomez, right, both of Stafford, were implicated in an altercation in Bealeton Monday, Oct. 22, that resulted in extra security measures at four local schools. Schools returned to normal activity Monday afternoon. Sheriff's deputies have issued a war

FAUQUIER TIMES-DEMOCRAT - 2018-10-22 21:12:00

Man Charged in Shooting That Killed Waldorf Teen

A teen boy was shot and killed in Waldorf, Maryland, after a dispute between two groups, police say. News4's Derrick Ward reports. (Published Thursday, Oct. 4, 2018)

NBC WASHINGTON - 2018-10-23 16:52:44

Stafford County Sheriff's Office daily incident report (10/22/18)

200 block of Independence Drive, 10/20. Stafford Sheriff’s Office searching for suspect behind robbery involving the social media app, Letgo. The victim told deputies he had arranged the sale of his headphones to a stranger through the Letgo app. When he pulled up to the residence where they arrange

FREE LANCE-STAR - 2018-10-22 22:45:00

Cub Scout den leader accused of sexually assaulting 8-year-old boy in O'Fallon

Matthew C. Baker, 48, has been charged with statutory sodomy or attempted statutory sodomy – deviate sexual intercourse with a person younger than 12 years old.

KSDK - 2018-10-22 17:34:05

Crash closes Stafford's Courthouse Road at I-95 interchange

Bridge inspectors, traffic signal technicians and Dominion Power crews are on scene to inspect structures and repair downed power lines, according to VDOT.


Man Charged With Attempted Murder In Dumfries: Police

DUMFRIES, VA—A woman was hospitalized after being stabbed by an acquaintance Saturday afternoon in the 3300 block of Vineland Place, according to Prince William County Police. Andrew Delanie White, 51, of the 19300 block of Belleau Wood Drive, was arrested shortly afterward and charged with attempte

PATCH - 2018-10-22 20:03:51

Police: Suspect arrested in threat against Virginia schools

The Post reports another news outlet, Inside NOVA,saysthe Instagram post included an image of an assault rifle that seems to have been shared online for years. Inside NOVA says the poster threated to "kill students from osbourn high school and my pal will go to Baldwin elementary."

LYNCHBURG NEWS AND ADVANCE - 2018-10-22 10:54:09

Dump truck crashes into power lines, I-95 overpass in Stafford

A dump truck crashed into the I-95 overpass in Stafford on Saturday morning. The crash happened sometime Saturday morning on Courthouse Road at the Exit 140 1-95 interchange when the truck struck over overhead power lines, signal structure and the I-95 bridge above the road. Courthouse Road, or Rout


Man convicted of sexual battery, assault gets jail time in Stafford

Komeko A. Houston, 23, was convicted in Stafford Circuit Court of two counts of sexual battery and three counts of assault and battery. All of the convictions are misdemeanors.


Suspects Sought For Stealing From Vehicles In Stafford: SCSO

STAFFORD, VA—Police are looking for three males who rummaged through vehicles and stole numerous items Wednesday in a neighborhood off Kings Crest Drive, according to the Stafford County Sheriff's Office. During a search of the area, police spotted the suspects in the 1200 block of Kings Crest Drive


Father photographed riding on moped with wife, 5-month-old baby: ‘we had no choice’

Right now that program is in Stafford, so they had to go out there on Wednesday evening in order to get the formula, he explained.


Woodbridge man abducted woman at gunpoint, raped her, Prince William County police say

WOODBRIDGE, Va. - A man who abducted a woman at gunpoint and raped her in Prince William County has been charged, according to officials. Prince William County police said 26-year-old Jalil Peterson was identified as a person of interest in connection with the abduction and rape of a woman on July 2


Pedestrian struck, killed by SUV while changing tire on Beltway

When troopers arrived, they found the victim, Samuel Brown, 51, of Clinton, MD lying outside of his car.