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Dec 9, 2019
Officers apprehend man at DUI checkpoint for his involvement in a Warren County shooting

On December 7, 2019 at approximately 1:50 a.m., Winchester police arrested George Lee Good, 28, of Front Royal, VA, for outstanding warrants during a DUI…

Dec 9, 2019
West Virginia man faces additional charges after assaulting two Winchester Police officers during a DUI encounter

On December 7, 2019, at approximately 12:40 a.m., Winchester police arrested Hunter Dylan Hernandez, 25, of Fayetteville, WV following a fight with officers…

Dec 2, 2019
Winchester Police remind area businesses Kari’s Law deadline is fast approaching

The Winchester Police Department (WPD) is reminding area businesses and organizations that they must be in compliance with Kari’s Law by February 16, 2020. In …

Dec 2, 2019
Man arrested after crashing into Winchester police officers

                            On December 2, 2019 at 9:18 a.m., two Winchester police officers were stopped at the intersection of S. Loudoun…

Nov 14, 2019
Winchester Police announce 20th annual Timbrook Food and Toy Drive

Winchester Police (WPD) have disseminated donation boxes to kick off the 20th annual Timbrook Food and Toy Drive to support 35 local families in need. The WPD …

Oct 15, 2019
Winchester Police see an increase in residential break-ins

The Winchester Police Department (WPD) is reminding residents of some tips for safeguarding their homes and property after seeing an increase in residential…

Oct 15, 2019
Winchester Police to host 3rd annual Color with a Cop event

The Winchester Police Department (WPD) will host its third-annual Color with a Cop event on Tuesday, November 5 (Election Day) at two locations: Chick-fil-A (…

Oct 10, 2019
Winchester Police launch ‘Fight the Fraud Inferno’ campaign

The Winchester Police Department (WPD) has launched an awareness campaign titled “Fight the Fraud Inferno” in order to educate residents about how to safeguard…

Oct 9, 2019
Winchester Public Safety Trunk-or-Treat set for October 30

The Winchester Police and Fire & Rescue Departments will host the annual Public Safety Trunk-or-Treat event on Wednesday, October 30, 2019 from 5:30-7:30 p…

Sep 17, 2019
Indictments announced in homicide investigation

On September 17, 2019, Winchester Police Chief John Piper and Winchester Commonwealth’s Attorney Marc Abrams held a joint press conference on the steps of the…