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  • Wednesday July 16th, 2014
    The sheriff’s office received a report of a local citizen being defrauded out of $3,100 when the victim “bought” a used vehicle from Craiglist using “E-Bay”. According to the complaint, the victim was contacted by the “seller” and instead of using PayPal was told to purchase $2,100 in Green Dot MoneyPaks. The victim was then to fax the MoneyPak serial numbers to a provided number, upon ...
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  • Wednesday July 16th, 2014
    The Mathews Sheriff’s Office is currently investigating two residential burglaries. The burglaries occurred at 3215 and 3220 Bethel Beach Road, at the intersection of Bethel Beach Rd. and Potato Neck Rd. during the first part of June according to Major J.T. Williams. Officials say suspects removed a large amount of antiques and heirlooms from both properties. The Mathews Sheriff’s Office seeking information on vehicles or suspects who may ...
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  • Wednesday July 16th, 2014
    Four men have now been charged in a double shooting in Middlesex County July 5 that left a Gloucester County man dead and another man injured. The Middlesex County Sheriff’s Office says the fourth suspect is 27 year old Kendrick Jarrell of Shacklefords.  He was arrested July 10 and charged with malicious wounding and street gang participation in a predicate criminal act. Previously, charges of malicious wounding, ...
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  • Wednesday July 16th, 2014
    A free class on making paper wreaths is being held Thursday July 24 from 2-4 p.m. at the Northumberland Public Library’s Ye Olde Book Shoppe. Participants need a glue gun, glue strips, medium-sized piece of cardboard, an old book to deconstruct for the project and ribbon or string. The instructor for the event is Lee McKenzie. The Book Shoppe is located at 7072 Northumberland Highway, Heathsville, VA ...
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  • Tuesday July 15th, 2014
    A ruling is expected by Wednesday on a defense request to allow expert testimony from a lawyer and a CPA in the corruption trial of former Gov. Bob McDonnell and his wife, Maureen. The Richmond Times-Dispatch reports that a hour hearing on Tuesday, J. Allen Kosowsky, a certified public accountant, says he would testify that the McDonnells had a positive net worth and that Jonnie Williams ...
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  • Tuesday July 15th, 2014
    GREENBELT, Md. (AP) – A federal judge has joined the ranks of those refusing to use the Washington Redskins’ nickname. U.S. District Judge Peter J. Messitte (meh-SETT’-ee) issued a pretrial ruling last week in a lawsuit against the team in which he explicitly refused to use the Redskins name. In a footnote, he noted that his refusal to use the name was a conscious decision but ...
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  • Tuesday July 15th, 2014
    By ALAN SUDERMAN Associated Press RICHMOND, Va. (AP) – The legal defense fund for former Gov. Bob McDonnell is reporting that it raised $93,000 during the second quarter of this year. The fund’s quarterly report to the IRS was made public Tuesday. The McDonnells spent Tuesday morning in federal court attending a pre-trial motion hearing. The fund, called the Restoration Fund, has raised more than $250,000 since it was ...
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