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Feb 5, 2020
Winchester Police Department accepting applications for upcoming teen and adult Citizen Academies

The Winchester Police Department (WPD) is now accepting applications for its spring 2020 citizen academies: 1) Teen Citizen Police Academy (Saturday, March 7)…

Jan 22, 2020
Winchester Police Lieutenant to host true crime podcast

Lieutenant Amanda Behan of the Winchester Police Department (WPD) will host a new true crime podcast titled Defrost: Winchester’s True Crime with Behan &…

Jan 21, 2020
Teacher indicted on charges of inappropriately touching a student

Randall Gasper, 60 years old of Luray, VA, has been indicted by the City of Winchester Grand Jury for one count of indecent liberties with a child by a person…

Jan 2, 2020
Winchester Police investigate pedestrian killed by tractor-trailer

On January 1, 2020 at approximately 9:20 p.m., Winchester Police (WPD) responded to the rear parking lot of 820 Berryville Avenue for a report of a pedestrian…

Dec 31, 2019
Stephens City man arrested for animal cruelty

Dane Dwayne Miller, 31, of Stephens City, was arrested by Winchester Police (WPD) on December 27, 2019 and charged with three counts of cruelty to animals and…

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 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 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 Street and Southwerk Street when their police…

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 …

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 …