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GSO investigating homicide at Gloucester Point (5/15/2020) - The Gloucester Sheriff's Office is investigating a homicide that took the life of a Lancaster man early Friday morning. GSO Capt. J.W. Schick Jr. identified the victim as Hezekiah Fauntleroy…
Arrest made in cold case with Gloucester victim (5/13/2020) - The Associated Press reported last week an arrest in a decades-old cold case involving a Gloucester County victim.According to the May 7 AP story, 58-year-old Clark Perry Baldwin, a long-haul…
Vehicle roll over (4/22/2020) -
Virginia DOC ramps up COVID-19 testing (4/22/2020) - While the nationwide struggle to increase testing for the coronavirus continues, the Virginia Department of Corrections has been working with Virginia Commonwealth University, the University of Virginia, and the Virginia…
Gloucester resident graduates from State Police Academy (3/25/2020) - Jackson Stuart Peach Lowther of Gloucester was among the 37 members of the Virginia State Police Academy’s 131st Basic Session to graduate March 17 in advance of the originally scheduled…
‘Look twice’ for motorcycles, DMV warns (3/11/2020) - With the approach of spring, the Virginia Department of Motor Vehicles is warning motorists to “look twice” for motorcyclists to help avoid collision. DMV said 88 motorcyclists were killed and…
K9 vest (2/11/2020) - Gloucester Sheriff’s Office K9 Zeus, above, recently received a bullet and stab protective vest through the nonprofit organization Vested Interest in K9s Inc. in Massachusetts and sponsorship by VanFossen &…
A breakfast for dads (2/5/2020) - Petsworth Elementary hosted a breakfast for dads and other family members on Friday. Gloucester Sheriff Darrell Warren attended and, with Master Deputy Phil Lutz, demonstrated some of the skills canine…
VDOT Public Notice (1/28/2020) -
first_responders_riverside First responders honored with permanent photo exhibit at Riverside Walter Reed (1/22/2020) - Virginia State Police 1st Sgt. C.J. Gassner, Capt. C.M. Sterling (Division 5 Commander), Trooper J-M.N. Sebatumitsi and Sgt. J.A. Teagle, from left, pose in front of one of the first…
After 42 years, C.W. Miller steps down as Assistant Chief (1/22/2020) - C.W. Miller has been a familiar face in Gloucester for decades. Miller has served with Gloucester County Fire and Rescue for 56 years, 42 of those as Assistant Chief of…
Escaped teen taken into custody Monday (1/22/2020) - A Gloucester teenager in the custody of a Merrimac Juvenile Detention Center officer escaped at a local counseling center Monday but was taken back into custody by Gloucester Sheriff’s Office…
Hooper denied bail at arraignment (12/26/2019) - William W. “Billy” Hooper, 53, of Williams Wharf Road in Mathews remains in custody after his request for bail was denied Monday in Mathews County General District Court. Hooper, who…
Early Christmas morning fire in Bena (12/26/2019) - Members of the Abingdon Volunteer Fire and Rescue responded to an early Christmas morning structure fire on Mark Pine Road in Bena, according to the AVFR. The first units on…
Gloucester K9 to get protective vest (12/11/2019) - Zeus, the Gloucester Sheriff’s Office’s newest canine, will receive a bullet and stab protective vest thanks to Vested Interest in K9s Inc. and sponsorship by VanFossen & Johnson, PC, of…
Second suspect arrested in human trafficking case (12/4/2019) - After a coordinated investigation by the Gloucester and Mathews Sheriff’s offices, a second suspect in human trafficking and child pornography involving William Hooper of Mathews was arrested last week. The…
Hampton teen charged with convenience store robbery (12/4/2019) - The Gloucester Sheriff’s Office has charged a Hampton teenager in connection with the Nov. 19 robbery of the Stop and Go convenience store in Gloucester Point. GSO Capt. John Schick…
Illinois man dies in boating accident at Wolf Trap Light (11/26/2019) - A 70-year-old Illinois man died and another man was rescued after the sailboat they were in collided with Wolf Trap Lighthouse in the Chesapeake Bay off the coast of Mathews.…
Lancaster teen found guilty in shooting of Gloucester youth (11/20/2019) - A Middlesex County jury found a Lancaster teenager guilty last month in connection with the March fatal shooting of 18-year-old Elijah Baker of Gloucester. Tariq Joel Beane, 17, of Lancaster…
Seafood Festival proceeds go to Mathews first responders (11/13/2019) - The first Sea Farms Mathews Seafood Festival, held Aug. 17 at Williams Wharf, raised $2,000 for each of three designated first responder recipients: Mathews Sheriff’s Office, Mathews Volunteer Fire Department…
Honoring firefighters (10/23/2019) - The mother-daughter duo Barbara Bass and Cindy Roman have decorated the window at the Mathews Historical Museum to honor firefighters during October, which is National Fire Prevention Month. They have…
Changes on T.C. Walker Road (10/23/2019) - Virginia Department of Transportation workers moved quickly to make changes to T.C. Walker Road and Short Lane in Gloucester, prompted by the urging of a resident who lives along T.C.…
Gloucester, Mathews residents among newest state troopers (10/9/2019) - Michael B. LeSage of Port Haywood, and Justin Lee Sproston of Gloucester, are among 59 new Virginia State Troopers who graduated Friday at the State Police Training Academy in Chesterfield.…
Increased DUI enforcement underway (8/21/2019) - Monday marked the launch of Virginia’s 18th annual Checkpoint Strikeforce DUI law enforcement and public education campaign in Virginia. The increased enforcement will take place through Labor Day weekend and…
Former Gloucester resident arrested on child sex charges (7/24/2019) - Gloucester Sheriff’s Office investigators recently arrested Rodney Neil Nimrick of Andrews, South Carolina, on felony charges stemming from alleged sexual assault of a juvenile. Nimrick formerly resided in Gloucester.  A…