albemarle police

Code of silence: County clams up when cops open fire
Published on Jun 13th, 2013
28 comments Two days after a 21-year-old Crozet man was shot dead by an Albemarle police officer on June 8, officials finally released his name. Neither Albemarle police nor Virginia State Police, which is...
Birdwood Court: Details still murky in police shooting
Published on Jun 5th, 2013
1 comments Juan Cervantes was cleaning up from a Memorial Day cookout at his house on Birdwood Court when he heard people "yelling and screaming at each other," he says. He approached the street from his yard...
Murder-suicide: Rio Mills standoff leaves two men dead
Published on Dec 28th, 2012
21 comments A neighbor had heard gunshots before behind the Rio Mills Road house where two men were found dead December 26, but she didn't that day. "We heard nothing yesterday," says Charlotte Pusey. "We never...
Get a room: Bad weather doesn't slow Foxfield revelry
Published on May 3rd, 2012
9 comments Fake IDs, underage drinking, and public drunkenness– the usual suspects at the Foxfield Races– were undeterred by a cold and rainy Saturday, April 28. Nor were the couple caught having...
200 break-ins: Teens arrested in larcenies from cars
Published on Jan 24th, 2011
124 comments Police say Christopher Ballard, Kristie Ryder, and an unidentified 17-year-old broke into more than 200 cars. PHOTO ALBEMARLE POLICE For weeks, people around the county have awakened to find their...
Stresses public trust: Fairfax sniper-case cop named Albemarle police chief
Published on Dec 13th, 2010
11 comments New Albemarle police chief Steve Sellers starts work January 18. PUBLICITY PHOTO Fairfax Deputy Police Chief Steve Sellers will be the next Albemarle County Police chief, county exec Bob Tucker...
Towe Park slaying: Arrest made in unsolved 2005 murder
Published on Dec 7th, 2010
4 comments Anthony Lorenzo "Bunny" Johnson (top) was found dead along the Rivanna in early 2005. Joseph Michael Harris, 22, (bottom) has been indicted for his murder. FILE PHOTO BY JEN FARIELLO, MUGSHOTS...
Kayakgate: Stolen boat held despite Twitterer's find
Published on Sep 23rd, 2010
29 comments Social networking expert Marijean Jaggers used Twitter and pie to find her stolen kayak. PHOTO BY LISA PROVENCE The dismay that avid social networker Marijean Jaggers felt when she discovered her...
Tased and contused: After injuries, Albemarle PD redraws policy
Published on Apr 22nd, 2010
36 comments Handcuffed Hogberg drops like a stone as the Taser barbs meet his skin, as seen in the Newsplex video. [Click photo to see video.] NEWSPLEX In the wake of a controversial captured-on-video incident...
Officers punished: including one who shot Eppard
Published on Mar 5th, 2010
214 comments A 19-year veteran, Hopwood monitors Anchorage Farm January 26, the day Morgan Harrington's body was found. PHOTO BY COURTENEY STUART One of the Albemarle County Police officers who shot Colby W....
'Click It' nets 30 tickets
Published on May 20th, 2009
10 comments Albemarle County police stopped 624 vehicles and issued 30 summons at a state and federally funded "Click It or Ticket" traffic safety checkpoint May 18 on Route 250 in Greenwood. According to a...