Virginia authorities seize more than $150,000 worth of drugs, 15 guns in joint operation
Authorities seized 15 guns, about 3.25 pounds of meth with an approximate street value of $147,000, and one pound of marijuana, with an approximate street value of $4,000. They also seized marijuana edibles and illegal prescription drugs. Authorities seized 15 guns, about 3.25 pounds of meth with an approximate street value of $147,000, and one pound of marijuana, with an approximate street value of $4,000. They also seized marijuana edibles and illegal prescription drugs, according to Virginia State Police. • James Paterson, 46, of Lyndhurst, is charged with possession with intent to distribute Schedule II methamphetamine and possession of a firearm while in possession of a Schedule II drug.
Virginia sees 3,860 new coronavirus cases, now reporting 262,730 statewide
RICHMOND, Va. – As of December 8, Virginia is now reporting 262,730 cases of the coronavirus across the commonwealth since March. [Where are Virginia’s coronavirus cases? The latest from the health department]Tuesday’s total of 262,730 cases marks an increase from Monday’s total of 258,870 cases. of Health reports there have been 4,074,402 total testing encounters. The health department started using this metric on May 1.
Authorities find body inside car of missing Nelson County woman
NELSON COUNTY, Va. – UPDATE - Dec. 7 at 3:39 p.m.A missing Nelson County woman is likely dead, according to authorities. We had hoped for a different outcome in this investigation for the family and the community,” said Augusta County Sheriff Donald Smith in a news release. Anyone with information related to Koogler’s disappearance is still asked to contact Investigator Reid with the Augusta County Sheriff’s Office at 540-245-5333. The Augusta County Sheriff’s Office is asking for help in finding a missing 56-year-old woman who they considered to be endangered. The Augusta County Sheriff’s Office has been working with the Virginia State Police, Virginia Department of Emergency Management, Nelson County Sheriff’s Office and the Buckingham County Sheriff’s Office.
List of Second Amendment sanctuaries in Virginia and where it’s being discussed
ROANOKE, Va. – As more and more counties vote to become Second Amendment sanctuaries, we’ve compiled a list to help you keep track. 10 News talked with a Constitutional law professor to learn more about what it means to become a Second Amendment sanctuary. To read the bills related to weapons, including guns, that will be discussed during Virginia’s 2020 legislative session, click here. Counties/Cities Adopted:Accomack County - Adopted on Dec. 18. Email email@example.com
8-year-old boy found in Pulaski County after mother didn’t realize he wasn’t in car on I-81 trip, police say
PULASKI COUNTY, Va. – A missing 8-year-old boy was found in Pulaski County on Sunday after his mother reported him missing earlier that day. The woman also apparently told police that it wasn’t until she reached Exit 24 in Washington County that she realized her son wasn’t in the car with her. She couldn’t describe where she used the restroom, according to Virginia State Police. Police immediately began an extensive search and notified other law enforcement agencies in the area from Augusta County to Washington County. At 7:05 p.m., the Pulaski County Sheriff’s Office notified state police that the boy had been found and that he was safe.
Deadly flesh-eating disease almost causes Augusta County woman to lose leg
A 28-year-old woman in Augusta County almost lost her leg to the disease. "It was like someone had taken a blow torch and was burning my legs," said Thompson. Salena Thompson was diagnosed with fecrotizing fasciitis, commonly known as a flesh-eating disease. Thompson isn't sure how she got it but she needed five surgeries to remove all of the bacteria. A man in Alabama is in intensive care from the disease two days after kayaking on the Tennessee River.