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Resourceful information was shared at the Town Hall Meeting on Opiod Addiction September 17.  If you missed it and want to learn more about the many facets of addiction, CLICK HERE to watch the event in its entirety. 

Upcoming Events

The National Take Back Initiative is a collaborative effort focused on removing potentially dangerous controlled substances from medicine cabinets all over the country.  On Saturday, October 22 from 10am – 2pm citizens may drop off expired, unwanted or unused pharmaceutical controlled or non-controlled substances and other medications to Stafford Deputies for destruction at the Stafford Hospital.  CLICK HERE for the event flyer.
Dispose of documents safely and securely on Satruday, October 29 from 8 am-12 pm at the Public Safety Center.  CLICK HERE for the event flyer.

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Man Arrested on Multiple Shoplifting Charges

Public Information Officer MARGARET MORRIS MONCURE, September 23

Beginning August 27 and reoccurring on September 3, and 10 incidents of shoplifting involving the same suspect took place at Walmart on Garrisonville Road.

Walmart’s Loss Prevention Officer reported that a middle-aged male wearing cargo shorts had been seen stealing electronics on the store surveillance video. The male would enter the electronics department and take Nest Security Cameras and hard ... (Full Story & Photos)

Christopher Alan Yeary
Booking Photo
Christopher Alan Yeary Booking Photo

Juvenile Drives Car Into Hidden Lake

Public Information Officer M.C. MORRIS MONCURE, September 21

September 20, 2016, at approximately 7:00 p.m. Sheriff’s Deputies responded to a water rescue call at Hidden Lake Subdivision in the western portion of Stafford County.

Two males, both juveniles, had been at the lake consuming alcohol. One of the juveniles attempted to drive a vehicle away from the lake. However, he placed the vehicle in reverse instead of drive and the car entered the water. ... (Full Story)

Stafford Sheriff's Office Offers Car Seat Checks as a Public Service

Public Information Officer M.C. MORRIS MONCURE, September 21

National Child Passenger Safety Week is Sept 18 – 24, 2016. Stafford County has certified car seat checks and offers that service by appointment. Making an appointment is as easy as filling in your contact information online

Remember you can never start too early to make safety a priority - but you can start too late. Whether your child rides in a rear-facing infant seat ... (Full Story & Photos)

Expectant mom learns the correct way to install a rear-facing infant seat.
Expectant mom learns the correct way to install a rear-facing infant seat.

Chelie Legge Casswell - Booking Photo
Chelie Legge Casswell - Booking Photo

Suspect in Custody Charged with Involuntary Manslaughter in Drowning Case

Public Information Officer M.C. MORRIS MONCURE, September 19

On Sunday evening, September 18, 2016 Chelie Legge Casswell, age 45, was taken into custody after being Indicted on one count of Involuntary Manslaughter and one count of Cruelty and Injury to a Child.

The charges stem from an incident that occurred August 13, 2016 when Casswell was babysitting a two-year-old boy and a three-year-old girl at their father’s home in Aquia Harbour. During Casswell’s ... (Full Story & Photos)

Last Suspect Apprehended from August's Home-Invasion Robbery

Public Information Officer M.C. MORRIS MONCURE, September 19

In the early evening of September 18, 2016, Detective B.L. Surles received a tip that the fourth and final suspect in the August 28th armed home-invasion robbery had recently returned to Stafford County. Det. Surles received information that the suspect, Sean Russell Colley, was staying with a female companion on Spring Valley Drive in the southern portion of the county.

At approximately 8:00pm ... (Full Story & Photos)

Booking Photo - Sean Russell Colley
Booking Photo - Sean Russell Colley


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