- Last Updated on Wednesday, 30 October 2013 10:51
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Many suspects already incarcerated at NNRJ
Edwin L Pope Jr., 36, Oak Grove, is currently incarcerated at Northern Neck Regional Jail without bond on ten related charges regarding child pornography.
On Friday, Oct. 25, the Westmoreland County Sheriff’s Office served 38 more indictments on Pope. Pope was charged with nine counts of production of child pornography, nine counts of using a communications system to facilitate child pornography, nineteen counts of possession of child pornography, and one count of taking indecent liberties with a minor.
- Last Updated on Wednesday, 16 October 2013 11:33
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Students at Washington District Elementary School received recognition for their outstanding display of character during the month of September. Students were nominated by their teachers for exhibiting the character trait of fairness.
- Last Updated on Wednesday, 11 September 2013 05:57
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It seems that the Virginia Department of Health (VDH) has misplaced some town records, but the Town of Montross has taken it in stride. However, now that the VDH has gotten their records in order, some town residents and businesses may be required to install water backflow protection.
- Last Updated on Wednesday, 16 October 2013 12:02
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A large contingency of students from Westmoreland County Public Schools and surrounding counties attended a SAT Success Workshop at Henrico High School on September 28, 2013. The workshop, “Strategies for Beating the Odds on the SAT,” was conducted by nationally known educator, John Swann.
- Last Updated on Monday, 12 August 2013 15:55
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A visit with relatives ended in tragedy for one out of town family after a trip to George Washington's Birthplace.
According to Westmoreland County Sheriff, C. O. Balderson a call came in on Sunday, Aug. 11 at 7:12 p.m. to respond to a possible drowning of a three-year-old boy in Bridges Creek near the beach at George Washington’s Birthplace in Westmoreland County.
According to a source close to the incident a mother was holding a baby and her three-year-old child when she hit a drop off unexpectedly.
Park Rangers along with other park visitors searched for the boy, who had disappeared below the surface. A private citizen found him. The boy was reportedly under water for almost 15 minutes.
Balderson confirmed that the child had gone under water but did not have the exact time he was under.
Aggressive measures were taken to try and save his life before first responders from Rescue Station One transported the child to Riverside Tappahannock Hospital. Unfortunately he succumbed to his injuries by morning.
Engine Company Four also responded to the incident.
Westmoreland Sheriff's Deputy Donald Jones is investigating the incident.
No further details.