Crime

Culpeper Police Participate in National Click It or Ticket Campaign

Press Release Provided By Culpeper Police: From May 23 to June 5, 2016, Virginia’s local law enforcement and Virginia State Police will participate in the national Click It or Ticket campaign in an effort to save lives through increased seat belt use. This enforcement period is in advance of and includes the Memorial Day holiday, … Continue reading »

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Beware – IRS Scam can lead to SWATting

Press release from Culpeper County Sheriff’s Office: Culpeper County Sheriff’s Office continues to receive reports of IRS scam operations, and Sheriff Scott Jenkins is warning residents that there is a new element to the scam: “swatting.” The crime of “swatting” is making a hoax call to 9-1-1 to draw a response from law enforcement, usually … Continue reading »

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Juvenile Charged with Burglary in Culpeper

Press release from Culpeper Police: Due to the age of the suspect, name and photograph are witheld. On May 12, 2015, five homes in the 800 Block of Gallows Court in Culpeper were burglarized during daytime hours. There was no one home during each of these entries. Random items were removed during these events. There … Continue reading »

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Police reports Feb. 25-March 3 that include local residents

Information obtained from: Culpeper County Sheriff’s Office, Feb. 25-March 3: Feb. 25 Marcus Emmett Dean, 38, Jeffersonton, assault and battery-family George William Hill, 48, Rhoadesville, assist other agency, DUI Paul David Asero, 18, Jeffersonton, violate protective orders Feb. 26 Guy Wesley Merritt, IV, 23, Amissville, possession of marijuana Nicholas Cain Pullen, 19, Etlan, fail to … Continue reading »

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Culpeper Man Dies After Altercation with Culpeper Police

Press release from Culpeper Police Department: Culpeper Police Department Involved in Incident Leading to Use of Force On March 29, 2015, shortly before 8:00pm a Culpeper Police Department Patrol Officer was on routine patrol in the Cottontail Drive and Belle Avenue area of Culpeper when two males were observed walking in the street. One of … Continue reading »

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