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Waynesboro police investigating late-night shooting that injured 1

Waynesboro police are investigating a late Wednesday shooting that left a man injured and damaged an apartment and two vehicles.

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Sunday 07/26/2015
Waynesboro police ask for help in solving suspected arson
Posted: July 26, 2015

WAYNESBORO-Local police are looking for answers as to what triggered a mysterious car fire in the Wayne Hills neighborhood and who moved the vehicle from its original spot. About 11:30 p.m. on July 21, the city’s Emergency Operations Center received a call about a fire between the 600 block of Bluff and Highland Avenues. When they arrived, firefighters found a vehicle burning in the alleyway and quickly put it out.

Staunton man faces gun charges in Waynesboro
Posted: July 26, 2015

WAYNESBORO-A Staunton man could face a minimum two-year sentence if convicted of transporting semi-automatic weapons in Waynesboro. On July 16, Waynesboro police were investigating a drug-related case when they got a tip leading to a local hotel. K9 officers were brought in and alerted police to the smell of marijuana coming out of a room on the first floor of the building. That gave the officers probable cause to knock and after 4 minutes, someone came to the door.

Wednesday 07/22/2015
Waynesboro brothers charged in assault
Posted: July 22, 2015

WAYNESBORO-Two brothers were arrested after a weekend fight that injured a local couple. Justin William Brooks, 23, and Dallas Lee Brooks, 30, both were charged with assault after an incident that happened Saturday at 5:10 p.m.

Shoplifting suspect arrested near Kroger
Posted: July 22, 2015

WAYNESBORO- A local woman is in jail today, facing the latest in a series of shoplifting charges. On June 24, a man and woman walked into the Kroger on Arch Avenue, picked up two boxes of fried chicken, two large pizzas and two cases of Keystone Light beer, before walking out the door. The store’s video camera recorded their faces as they left, giving officers a description to work on.

Tuesday 07/21/2015
Waynesboro drowning victim identified
Posted: July 21, 2015

WAYNESBORO-Police have identified the victim in Monday night’s drowning incident. Police were called out to Summercrest Apartments after some teenage residents found a man lying at the bottom of the complex swimming pool. After calling in the incident, locals performed CPR but it didn’t work. Both the fire department and First Aid Crew also arrived within three minutes of the call, but pronounced the victim dead at the scene.


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Would you like to see the Virginia Fly Fishing Festival return to Waynesboro?

After 15 years in Waynesboro, the Virginia Fly Fishing Festival will move in 2016 to Meadows Events Park outside of Richmond, citing a lack of space to expand, among other things.

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