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Arrest Made on Drug Charges in Jeffersonton Saturday

Deputy Jonathan Kerns and K9 Karma seized marijuana and cash from Jeffersonton residence

Deputy Jonathan Kerns and K9 Karma seized marijuana and cash from Jeffersonton residence

Press release from Culpeper County Sheriff’s Office:

An investigation of shots fired on Springs Road Saturday night led to an arrest for possession with intent to distribute narcotics when deputies found over $23,000 in drugs.

At about 5:00 p.m. October 25, 2014, Deputy Jonathan Kerns responded to the 19100 block of Springs Road after a neighbor called for a safety check on subjects firing rifles in the neighborhood. The firing ceased before Kerns arrived, and he started a door-to-door canvass. At the third residence, he detected an odor of marijuana upon the homeowner opening the door.

Mark A. Kurtz

Mark A. Kurtz

The homeowner escorted Kerns through the residence, where he found numerous smoking devices in Mark A. Kurtz’s bedroom. Kerns had the occupants exit the building with him, and Kurtz was located at a makeshift shooting range on the property. Kerns had Kurtz place his weapon on the ground, then searched him, finding hashish, more paraphernalia, and over $1600 cash. After additional units arrived, Deputy Kerns and K9 Karma searched the residence and Kurtz’s vehicle, yielding more than 20 smoking devices and $23,000 in marijuana, acid, and hashish oil.

Kurtz, 25, was arrested and charged with possession with intent to distribute marijuana, possession with intent to distribute schedule I and II narcotics, and two counts of possession of schedule I and II narcotics and committed to Culpeper County Jail, where he is held without bond.

Busy Weekend for Police Included Guns, Drugs, and Alcohol

Press release provided by Culpeper Sheriff’s Department:

This weekend’s arrests included guns, drugs, and alcohol.

At 9:45 p.m. Friday, October 17, 2014, deputies were dispatched to the area of Blackjack Road and Algonquin Trail for shots fired. Deputies checked the area and found four males with a deer carcass. Three fled on foot. Sergeant Roger Jones charged Benjamin R. Juarez, 27, of Culpeper, with spotlighting deer, unlawful possession of a deer, and killing deer illegally, and he was released on summonses. Four firearms were seized.

At approximately 10:37 p.m. Deputy Oliver Brugoto was dispatched to the 7-11 at 11113 James Monroe Highway, Culpeper, for a two-vehicle auto accident without injuries in the parking lot. When Brugoto arrived, he found one of the drivers, Heather Renee Webb, 37, of Brightwood, to be in possession of marijuana, for which he issued a summons.

Hernandez E Castillo

Hernandez E Castillo

At about 2:05 a.m. Saturday, October 18, Sergeant Jones stopped a pickup at the intersection of East Locust and South Main Streets for driving behavior he observed from Orange Road at Route 3. The driver, Hernandez E. Castillo, 28, of Culpeper, was arrested for driving under the influence of alcohol, cited for driving without a license, and committed to Culpeper County Jail without bond.

Juan P. Chacon-Juarez

Juan P. Chacon-Juarez

At 2:40 a.m. Sunday, October 19, Corporal Christopher Hibbs was patrolling Rixeyville Road in the area of Black Hills Road, when he observed a white SUV stopped in the road with the passenger door open. When Hibbs stopped behind it, the vehicle started to pull off with the open door, and he initiated a traffic stop. Hibbs found the driver, Juan P. Chacon-Juarez, 39, of Amissville, to be intoxicated. Chacon-Juarez was charged with driving under the influence of alcohol, driving without a license, and felony child endangerment for his 16-year-old passenger. He was committed to Culpeper County Jail, where he is held without bond.

At approximately 3:41 a.m. October 20, Culpeper County Sheriff’s Office received a report of a reckless driver on northbound James Madison Highway at Germanna Highway. Deputy Joshua Haught stopped the vehicle at the intersection of Alanthus and Fleetwood Heights Roads. Haught’s investigation led to the arrest of driver Leslie P. Hoffman, 55, of Ruckersville, for driving under the influence of alcohol. He was held at Culpeper County Jail until sober with a $4000 unsecured bond.

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