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Apple Blossom 2015

The streets of Old Town Winchester will soon fill with hundreds of thousands of people coming together to celebrate the 88th Shenandoah Apple Blossom Festival. The Festival kicks off Friday, April 24, with the Bloomin’ Wine Fest and the festivities continue through Sunday, May 3. The Winchester Police Department is committed to ensuring the safety and security of local … [Read More...]

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Surveillance Pictures Capture Shoplifting Suspect

The Winchester Police Department is asking for the public's help in identifying a suspect in a shoplifting incident. On March 29th around 7 p.m., officers responded to Walmart located in the 2000 block of South Pleasant Valley Road for a reported shoplifting in progress. Officers were informed that a white male had pushed a cart full of items out of the store without paying for … [Read More...]

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Substance Abuse Coalition Warns of Dangers of Synthetic Drugs

The Northern Shenandoah Valley Substance Abuse Coalition, formally the Addiction Action Committee, is warning the community of the dangers of using synthetic drugs after cases of overdoses are reported in our region. On Friday, Virginia State Police reported two overdoses in Shenandoah County from “Spice.” The synthetic drugs used in these overdoses are linked to 15 overdoses … [Read More...]

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Two Arrested in Stabbing Incident

Winchester Police arrested two males Sunday afternoon after an argument led to a stabbing. On April 19th just after noon officers responded to the 100 block of Bellview Avenue for a reported stabbing. When officers arrived they found a 20-year-old male who was … [Read More...]

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Detectives Investigate Stabbing

The Winchester Police Department is investigating a stabbing that happened on Sunday. Officers responded to the 600 block of Smithfield Avenue around 2:10 p.m. and made contact with the victim who was stabbed in his arm and torso. The incident happened, … [Read More...]