Bedford County man charged with possession of child pornography
GOODVIEW, Va. – A Bedford County man has been charged with ten counts of possession of child pornography, according to the Bedford County Sheriff’s Office. Perry William “Bill” Rose, 70, of Goodview was arrested by investigators on the Southern Internet Crimes Against Children Task Force, authorities said. The Bedford County Sheriff’s Office and the Campbell County Sheriff’s Office are a part of the Southern Internet Crimes Against Children Task Force. Authorities said this is an ongoing investigation. Anyone with information on this case is asked to call the Southern Internet Crimes Against Children’s Task Force at 434-534-9521.
Bedford County elementary school extends virtual learning due to positive COVID-19 cases
UPDATE - Jan. 28, 2021GOODVIEW, Va. - Some Bedford County elementary school students will be virtual for another week. The school division announced Thursday that Stewartsville Elementary School’s will now be fully virtual until Feb. 8. This decision is due to several staff members having to quarantine due to potential exposure to the virus. ORIGINAL STORY - Jan. 24, 2021Stewartsville Elementary School is temporarily closed due to positive COVID-19 cases within the school. Officials said this decision was made because several staff members had to quarantine due to potential exposure to the virus.
Botetourt County break-ins suspect arrested while driving stolen car in Georgia
BOTETOURT COUNTY, Va. - A man authorities say is responsible for several Botetourt County break-ins last week is in custody. Ricky Gillespie Jr, 39, of Goodview was stopped and arrested Friday, June 21 in Effingham County, Georgia while driving a stolen car that was used during the Botetourt County break-ins, according to the Sheriff's Office. Gillespie is currently being held without bond on charges in Effingham County in the Effingham County Georgia Jail. The Botetourt County Sheriff's Office has warrants for Gillespie for the break-ins on June 19. Copyright 2019 by WSLS 10 - All rights reserved.