Crime of the Week – December 26, 2017
On December 18, 2017, around 1930 hours, Officer’s were dispatched to the area of Highland Avenue and Race Street for reports of shots fired. Officer’s were told by witnesses that males were running from the area, and one was wearing an orange hat. Upon arrival, Officer’s saw a subject in a white hoodie running from the area, but were unable to locate the male after he ran down an alley. Officer’s spoke with several witnesses who stated that a large white male wearing a mechanics shirt, was seen walking down the street screaming about a subject. The male was allegedly carrying a metal pole with a metal ball attached to it. Other witnesses stated that subjects had been throwing rocks at a house in the 500 block of Highland Avenue, and then heard gun shots that sounded like they were coming from behind the 500 block of Highland Avenue. Officer’s were able to locate a shell casing that belonged to a 9mm weapon; the casing was found approximately 40 feet from Highland Avenue on Race Street. Incident# 17050632.
Anyone with any information regarding possible suspects is encouraged to contact Crime Solvers at 540-667-8477. Information leading to an arrest in this incident or any other incident could result in a reward up to $1,000.
Wanted Person of the Week – December 25, 2017
Anthony Williams is wanted by the Winchester Police Department for 3 Counts of Felony Possession of a Controlled Substance. If you have information on his whereabouts, please contact the Crime Solvers Hotline at (540) 665-TIPS (8477).