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Apr 26, 2018
Juvenile suspect in arson attempt in custody

The suspect in Wednesday’s suspected arson attempt has been positively identified and taken into custody. Authorities at Winchester Public Schools made the…

Apr 26, 2018
Suspected arson attempt at Douglas Community Learning Center

At approximately 2:00 p.m. on April 25, 2018, Winchester Police (WPD) officers responded to the Douglas Community Learning Center on North Kent Street for a…

Apr 18, 2018
Kent Street shooting suspect now in custody

Brian Maurice Scott, 34, of Winchester, turned himself in to police just after noon on Wednesday, April 18, 2018. Scott was wanted in connection to the…

Apr 18, 2018
Winchester Police working with regional partners to locate shooting suspect

The Winchester Police Department is continuing the search for Sunday’s Kent Street shooting suspect - Brian Maurice Scott, 34, of Winchester – with the help of…

Apr 15, 2018
Police investigating early morning shooting

UPDATE: Shooting suspect has been identified (4/15/18, 11:30 am) The Winchester Police Department has obtained warrants in connection to a shooting incident…

Mar 12, 2018
Winchester Police to publish General Orders online

As part of an ongoing effort to increase transparency, the Winchester Police Department (WPD) began publishing its General Orders on the official department…

Mar 2, 2018
Winchester Police in search of armed robbery suspect

At approximately 11:20 p.m. on March 1, 2018, Winchester Police responded to a call from Café Plus on Berryville Avenue for an armed robbery in progress. The…

Feb 22, 2018
Traffic stop results in drug, weapons seizure

Winchester Police initiated a traffic stop on Washington Street at approximately 2:00 a.m. on February 21 that resulted in the seizure of 30 grams of suspected…

Feb 19, 2018
Winchester Police looking for strong-arm robbery suspects

Winchester Police are looking for two suspects involved in a strong-arm robbery that occurred at approximately 8:00 p.m. on Sunday, February 18 in a parking…

Feb 16, 2018
Winchester Police to host inaugural Badges & Batter pancake breakfast

The Winchester Police Department (WPD) will host its first-ever Badges & Batter pancake breakfast on Friday, March 16th from 7:00 a.m. to 10:00 a.m. The…