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‘Mike’ the grinch scamming people at Stafford Marketplace

NORTH STAFFORD — Someone hanging out at Stafford Marketplace thought he had landed a great job. In the end, he was taken for a ride. A Stafford sheriff’s office spokeswoman says the victim allowed the suspect to write a check for $2,000 for supplies at a Lowes store at the North Stafford shopping ce

POTOMACLOCAL.COM - 2018-12-14 10:26:29

Impaired driving incident leads to multiple charges for wanted man

STAFFORD, VA (WWBT) - A Bumpass man was arrested following an impaired driving incident in the area of Route 17 and Poplar Road on Wednesday, Dec. 12. The Stafford County Sheriff’s Office received multiple reports of a reckless driver traveling with hazard lights on, swerving and almost crashing int

NBC12 - 2018-12-14 22:59:00

Christmas Parade Saturday In Stafford

STAFFORD, VA—When is a Christmas parade more than just a Christmas parade? Find out for yourself Saturday at "Christmas in Stafford," a holiday celebration that includes a 5k run, a so-called Reindeer Run, live music, games, food, pictures with Santa and, yes, a Christmas parade.

PATCH - 2018-12-13 18:04:00

Man to serve just over 3 and a half years for improper touching of child in Stafford

A Stafford County man was ordered Thursday to serve three years and eight months in prison for improperly touching a 6-year-old child earlier this year. Laurence Neel Hume, who will turn 61 Monday, was sentenced in Stafford Circuit Court to a total of 10 years, with six years and four months suspend

FREE LANCE-STAR - 2018-12-13 21:30:00

Stafford County Sheriff's Office daily incident report (12/13/18)

Meade Court, 12/12, 8:08 a.m. Window broken of vehicle parked on the street in front of the residence. The investigation is ongoing. Potomac Hills Drive, 12/11. Clubhouse window broken. The investigation is ongoing.

FREE LANCE-STAR - 2018-12-13 18:30:00

Murderer gets extra 5 years in Stafford for calling wife of his victim

Unanswered phone calls have resulted in an extra five years in prison for a convicted murderer. Corey Andrew Terry, 29, was already serving 23 years for the May 20, 2016, slaying of Austen Agnor in a parking lot on Courthouse Road in Stafford. Agnor was shot seven times while sitting in a car while

FREE LANCE-STAR - 2018-12-13 02:00:00

Man facing 35 years for Stafford sexual assault seeking new trial

A Richmond man who is facing a 35-year prison sentence for sexually assaulting an intoxicated teenager in Stafford County in 2016 is seeking a new trial. John Baron Royal, 49, was convicted in May in Stafford Circuit Court of forcible sodomy and attempted rape. The jury recommended that he serve 35

FREE LANCE-STAR - 2018-12-13 02:00:00

Duo charged after passing counterfeit bills at shopping mall

FREDERICKSBURG, VA (WWBT) - Briana Renee Brown, 22, of Waldorf, Maryland and Babo Opeyemi Obaro, 24, of White Plains, Maryland were arrested after passing counterfeit bills at four businesses in the Cowan Crossing Strip Mall.

NBC12 - 2018-12-15 03:01:00

Stafford resident charged with bringing loaded gun to Richmond International Airport

A Stafford, Virginia, man was cited by police at Richmond International Airport Dec. 7 after a Transportation Security Administration officer found a loaded handgun in the traveler’s carry-on bag.

THE HENRICO CITIZEN - 2018-12-13 07:00:00

Counterfeiters Arrested In Fredericksburg: Police

FREDERICKSBURG, VA—Two people sought for passing counterfeit bills were arrested Wednesday after doing the same at one of the businesses they already had hit, according to Fredericksburg Police. The clerk recognized them from police "wanted" flyers circulated through various means in the area.

PATCH - 2018-12-14 20:27:00

Mid-Term Exams Cancelled For Spotsylvania County Schools

SPOTSYLVANIA, VA—With students having yet to attend a complete day of school this week because of inclement weather conditions, Stafford County Public Schools has decided to cancel mid-term exams. Here are the details, per the school system:

PATCH - 2018-12-13 22:01:00

Stafford woman gets nearly five and a half years for sexual contact with 12-year-old boy

A Stafford County woman who had repeated sexual contact with her former friend's 12-year-old son was ordered Tuesday to serve five years and five months in prison. Stephanie Lynn Frostick, 30, was sentenced in Stafford Circuit Court by Judge Michael Levy. Frostick had previously pleaded guilty to in

FREE LANCE-STAR - 2018-12-11 22:30:00

Stafford man cited after loaded gun found at Richmond airport

RICHMOND, VA (WWBT) - A Stafford man was cited after a loaded handgun was found in his luggage at Richmond International Airport on Dec. 7. The .38-caliber handgun was loaded with seven rounds of ammunition, including one in chamber.

NBC12 - 2018-12-11 18:20:00

Crash involving multiple children in Stafford not as bad as initially suspected

A collision Monday in Stafford County involving an SUV and a tractor–trailer turned out to be not quite as bad as it initially appeared, authorities said. Stafford Sheriff's spokeswoman Amanda Vicinanzo said there were some broken bones as the result of the collision, but none of the three adults an

FREE LANCE-STAR - 2018-12-11 22:00:00

Proposed policy would let Stafford's transgender students use restrooms and locker rooms of their choice

Transgender students in Stafford County Public Schools could use bathrooms and locker rooms that correspond with their gender identities under a proposed policy that would be the first of its kind in Virginia.

FREE LANCE-STAR - 2018-12-11 02:00:00

Stafford County Sheriff's Office daily incident report (12/10/18)

200 block of Norman Road, 12/9. Deputies responded to reports of a past occurred burglary after homeowners who were out-of-town were contacted by a neighbor who saw the rear door of their residence open. Upon arrival, deputies found the glass panes of the French door shattered. Several items with an

FREE LANCE-STAR - 2018-12-11 20:00:00

Nine injured, including six children, in collision between vehicle, tractor-trailer in Stafford

Nine people, including six children, were injured in a two-vehicle crash on Warrenton Road in Stafford County Monday afternoon, authorities said. Sheriff's Office spokeswoman Amanda Vicinanzo said the incident took place about 4 p.m. in the area of Warrenton and Eley roads in Stafford near the Fauqu

FREE LANCE-STAR - 2018-12-10 23:06:00

Virginia mom was supposed to be deported. Instead, she hid in a church.

BETHESDA, Md. — Rosa Gutierrez Lopez had already purchased the plane ticket to return to the country she fears. Federal immigration officials said she had to leave by Dec. 10 - even though her attorney was petitioning a court in Texas for a stay of her deportation order, citing her three U.S.- born

RICHMOND.COM - 2018-12-12 22:15:00

School Divisions Closely Watching Stafford County Policy Decision

School divisions across Virginia are in the midst of a transformation, one that may have profound consequences for transgender students. It all started with an active shooter drill in Stafford County this fall. Students were supposed to head to the locker rooms for safety. But school administrators

WVTF.ORG - 2018-12-10 21:00:11

Trial postponed for man accused of embezzling from Stafford fire company

A trial for the former president and treasurer of the Mountain View Fire and Safety Association has been postponed to give the defendant more time to come up with the money he is accused of stealing from the organization, court records show.

FREE LANCE-STAR - 2018-12-11 22:15:00