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Officers to Leave Warnings on Unlocked Cars

The Winchester Police Department is urging drivers to be extra vigilant in locking their car doors and will be leaving warnings on vehicles left unsecured in an effort to cut down on larcenies from motor vehicles. The police department is investigating 66 reports of larcenies from motor vehicles since July 1. Nearly all of the cars that were reportedly broken into were left … [Read More...]


Local Law Enforcement Agencies Acquire Special-Use Vehicles

The Winchester Police Department has recently acquired two specialty vehicles to assist with handling non-conventional incidents. The rapid deployment vehicle replaces a vehicle that has been in service for a number of years. It is used by the SWAT Team in tactical situations to transport team members and their equipment to a scene. In addition, the Winchester Police Department … [Read More...]

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Be By the Book on Back-to-School Safety

As students head back to school next week in Winchester, we want drivers to be By the Book when it comes to safety. The first day of school for students in the city is Monday, August 11th. There will be an increased presence of officers at schools during the first week in an effort to ensure safety. Drivers The Winchester Police Department is asking drivers to use extra … [Read More...]

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Crime Log

Two Juveniles Arrested for Breaking into School

The Winchester Police Department arrested two juveniles Monday for breaking into Virginia Avenue Charlotte Dehart Elementary School. The 16 and 17-year-old males, both of Winchester, are charged with burglary and grand larceny. They were taken to the … [Read More...]

Breaking and Entering at Printing Company

The Winchester Police Department is investigating a breaking and entering that occurred at a printing company in the 700 block of North Loudoun Street. Sometime during the overnight hours between Wednesday and Thursday someone broke into Clear Choice Printing … [Read More...]