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WPD BADGE

Barricade Situation Ends

On July 1 just before 10 a.m. Winchester Police officers responded to the 100 block of East Clifford Street for a male who was inside an apartment with a gun. Officers arrived on scene and secured the area, evacuating portions to ensure the safety of local residents. The SWAT and Crisis Negotiations Teams (CNT) responded to the scene. Negotiators were able to make contact with … [Read More...]

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Road Closures for July 3rd Rockin’ Independence Eve in Old Town Winchester

The third annual Rockin’ Independence Eve event will be held in Old Town Winchester on Friday, July 3rd from 5 to 11 p.m. The following is a schedule for the evening including road closures. Road Closures – July 3rd 3 p.m. for Fireworks Setup East Lane from Cork Street to Woodstock Lane, Philpot Street, Woodstock Lane at the intersection of Pleasant Valley Road. Only … [Read More...]

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Police Investigate Robbery at Hotel

The Winchester Police Department is investigating a robbery that happened Monday night at Best Western. Around 10 p.m. officers responded to 711 Millwood Avenue for a robbery. A front desk clerk informed officers that a white male came into the lobby, indicated he had a gun, and demanded money. He left the business with an undisclosed amount of cash. The suspect was last seen … [Read More...]

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Nicholas Allen

Two Arrested Following Report of Stolen Firearm

On May 14th around 10 a.m. Winchester Police Officers responded to the 1300 block of Berryville Avenue for a report of a male inside a hotel room with a stolen firearm. When officers arrived on scene they were informed that the male was walking out of the … [Read More...]

Matthew Immanuel Evans

Man Arrested for Malicious Wounding

A Winchester man was arrested Monday evening after a fight on Braddock Street. Officers responded to the 1600 block of South Braddock Street just before 9 p.m. for an active fight. When officers arrived on scene a number of individuals ran from the area. … [Read More...]