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Jun 8, 2022
Former Officer charged with sex crime

Detectives with the Winchester Police Department (WPD) Criminal Investigations Division have arrested a former police officer and charged him with three felony…

May 6, 2022
Winchester man arrested for Second Degree Murder following early morning shooting

A Winchester man was arrested following the investigation into a homicide that occurred on May 6, 2022. At approximately 1:32 a.m. Winchester Police Department…

May 4, 2022
Police seize $30,000 worth of narcotics, firearm during search

A California man was arrested on April 29, 2022 at approximately 11:00 a.m. after a search of a motel room. The proactive enforcement efforts of officers with…

Apr 18, 2022
Wanted teen hides inside residence for several hours

WINCHESTER, VA – At approximately 2:30 p.m. on April 17, 2022, Winchester Police Department (WPD) responded to the 500 block of Armour Dale Drive in an attempt…

Mar 21, 2022
Warrants issued in shooting investigation

A Winchester man is wanted following a shooting that occurred on March 20, 2022.  At approximately 2:44 am, Winchester Police Department (WPD) responded to a…

Mar 11, 2022
Winchester Police Department celebrates 200th anniversary

On March 11, 2022, the Winchester Police Department’s (WPD) held a luncheon to kick off the Department’s 200th anniversary.  A brief program was held…

Jan 3, 2022
Third suspect arrested in connection to the murder of Jaiden Myers

Tony Peyton, Jr, 19, of Fredericksburg, VA has been arrested and charged by Winchester Police (WPD) with first degree murder, attempted robbery, and conspiracy…

Dec 17, 2021
Winchester man arrested following investigation into online cell phone ruse

On December 15, 2021, Winchester Police (WPD) arrested 31 year old Calvin Talbert of Winchester on two charges of grand larceny following the execution of a…

Oct 25, 2021
Deputy Chief Kelly Rice announces retirement after a distinguished 26 year career

Deputy Chief Kelly Rice has announced her retirement after 26 years of service to the Winchester Police Department.  Deputy Chief Rice began her supervisory…

Oct 21, 2021
Winchester man indicted on multiple sex offenses

On Tuesday, October 19, 2021 a Winchester Grand Jury indicted 55 year old Hylton Matthew Walker, of Winchester, on nine sex related offenses against three…