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Shop With A Cop (12/5/2018) - The Gloucester Sheriff’s Office Shop With A Cop program recently received a $1,583.75 boost from Sonabank’s Courthouse Branch. The branch held bake sales and raffled off four gift baskets designed…
German student serving internship with MCSO (12/5/2018) - A student at the Hessian University of Police and Administration in Hesse, Germany, is serving a three-week internship at the Mathews County Sheriff’s Office. Fabienne Stock, who lives near Frankfurt,…
Mathews woman charged with fraud (12/5/2018) - A Mathews woman was charged with computer fraud and the theft of government property in documents filed in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia last Thursday. …
Emergency training Monday on Route 17 (10/31/2018) - Residents may observe an increased presence of emergency personnel and vehicles Monday in the vicinities of Route 17 and T.C. Walker Road in the White Marsh area as first responders…
Food drive (10/17/2018) - Gloucester Sheriff’s Office Sgt. Jake Forehand led a recent food drive among county agencies that collected 11,189 pounds of food for the Peninsula Food Bank. The food will be distributed…
Court dedicates ‘A Special Place Just For Kids’ (9/26/2018) - Well-wishers filled the Gloucester Juvenile and Domestic Relations courtroom Monday afternoon for the dedication of “A Special Place Just For Kids.” The special place is formerly a basic, undecorated witness…
Hayes resident surprised by burglary suspect (9/12/2018) - A Hayes man was charged with burglary after a Gloucester resident returned home to find him inside of his residence Sunday night.  Gloucester Sheriff’s Office Lt. Jamie Sharp said deputies…
Portsmouth woman sentenced in shooting (9/12/2018) - A Portsmouth woman was sentenced to three years incarceration Monday in connection with the shooting of a Hayes resident in February. The victim survived with non-life-threatening wounds. As part of…
Gloucester Senior Safety Fair to be held Oct. 3 (9/12/2018) - The Gloucester Triad Senior Safety Fair will be held from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Wednesday, Oct. 3, at Newington Baptist Church, 6169 Main Street. The cost is $3…
GSO wins citation from county group (8/15/2018) - The Virginia Association of Counties (VACo) has announced that the Gloucester Sheriff’s Office’s Traffic Safety Initiative was one of 25 recipients of VACo’s 2018 Achievement Awards.  The awards recognize excellence…
7-Eleven armed robbers still sought (8/8/2018) - The Gloucester County Sheriff’s Office is still investigating the armed robbery of a 7-Eleven that occurred in the county Friday night.  Gloucester deputies responded to the 7-Eleven at 8343 George…
Lightning strike sparks Adner fire Sunday (8/8/2018) - A lightning strike is apparently to blame for a fire that destroyed an unoccupied home near Adner Sunday evening. Members of the Gloucester Volunteer Fire and Rescue Squad, Inc. had…
Hayes man gets 3 years in shooting death of his mother (8/1/2018) - A 34-year-old Hayes resident was sentenced to three years in the penitentiary last week for involuntary manslaughter.  Chad Brian Sayers was charged in connection with the shooting death of his…
Man sentenced for role in animal fighting case (8/1/2018) - A 36-year-old Newport News man received no active jail time but was fined $2,500 last week for animal fighting and animal cruelty charges in Gloucester Circuit Court last week. Thinh…
2 from Gloucester among those convicted in illegal fox penning sweep (7/25/2018) - Virginia Attorney General Mark R. Herring’s Animal Law Unit has secured guilty pleas from nine individuals, including two from Gloucester County, as part of a sweep targeting fox pens stocked…
Hope In-Home Care agrees to $3.34M settlement (7/18/2018) - Hope In-Home Care LLC, a Newport News-based provider of Medicaid in-home health care services, has agreed to settle allegations that it submitted false claims to the Virginia Medicaid Program, according…
Crew that stole 52 firearms from Hunter’s Heaven sentenced (6/20/2018) - The four defendants convicted in connection with a crew that stole 52 firearms from Hunter’s Heaven Gun Store in Hayes back in February 2017 have all been sentenced, according to…
Investigation continues into package at Canon facility (6/6/2018) - An investigation is ongoing after the Gloucester Sheriff’s Office responded to a report of a suspicious item that was left at the Canon/IRT toner recycling center at 6000 Industrial Drive,…
Grant money used to purchase patrol car cameras (5/23/2018) - Mathews County Sheriff’s Office recently received a 2018 Byrne/Justice Assistance Grant for $17,970 from the Virginia Department of Criminal Justice Services for equipment and technology. The grant has been used…
Senior Safety Fair (5/16/2018) - Rob Hudgins of the Mathews Volunteer Fire Department, above, discusses fire safety during Mathews County Triad’s Senior Safety Fair, held on May 8 at the Piankatank Ruritan Club at Hudgins.…
Newport News man pleads guilty to cockfighting in Gloucester (4/18/2018) - A 36-year-old Newport News man pleaded guilty to animal fighting and animal cruelty in Gloucester Circuit Court last week.  Thinh Chi Chang pleaded guilty to four felony counts of animal…
Information sought on Hayes bank robber (4/4/2018) - The Gloucester Sheriff’s Office is seeking information regarding an armed robbery that took place Saturday morning at the BB&T bank at 2324 George Washington Memorial Highway, across from York River…
Police arrest Gloucester man after dangerous chase (4/4/2018) - A Gloucester vehicle led police on a dangerous chase last Thursday night in south end of the county before spike strips ended the pursuit and the driver was taken into…
Pedestrians injured crossing Maryus Road (3/28/2018) - Two pedestrians walking on Maryus Road were injured when they were stuck by a vehicle just after 8 o’clock last Thursday night.  State trooper C.M. Greene said a man and…
Crime awareness fair to be held April 7 (3/28/2018) - An Awareness Fair for Crime Victims and Crime Prevention will be held from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, April 7, in the parking lot of Gloucester Walmart.  The event…