FCSO bloodhound locates missing person

Frederick County Sheriff’s located a missing and endangered person in Stephens City Friday afternoon.

The person was declared missing around 10 am when a son reported his 74 year old mother had left the residence.

The woman was found in a brushy thicket by Deputy Dan Clark and his Bloodhound Beau.

She suffered from mental health problems and had taken numerous prescriptions in an attempt at self harm.

She was then transported by Stephens City Fire and Rescue to Winchester Medical Center.

Sheriff Lenny Millholand wants to remind residents that if you have family members with conditions that can cause them to wander off, contact the Sheriff’s Office for more information on Project Lifesaver to help keep them safe.

Contact the Frederick County Sheriff’s Office at 540-662-6162 for additional information.

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Loudon County Authorities charge a substitute teacher

Loudoun County Public School Officials and Leesburg Police Department School resource Officers announced the issuing of a summons Oct. 2 on  a Leesburg substitute teacher.

Hans Mirzaei has been charged with a misdemeanor count of assault and battery from an incident that occurred Sept. 16 at Tuscarora High School.

A student reported that they were forcefully removed from class by Mirzaei.

Pursuant to that report authorities removed Mirzaei from the building in accordance with school policies and procedures.

The incident has been turned over to the Leesburg Police Department who continue to investigate.

Anyone with information is asked to contact the Leesburg Police Department’s Officer M. Hackney.

Call 703-771-4500 or at mhackney@leesburg.gov.

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Two fatalities in Route 50 crash

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Thursday night, a 2016 Ford Fusion collided head on with a 2019 Ford F-150 on Route 50.

The passenger in the Fusion, 86 year old Janet Burke of Petersburg, WV was pronounced dead at the scene.

The driver Jerry Burke, 85 of Petersburg, passed away from his injuries hours later at Winchester Medical Center.

The driver of the F150 Christopher Konka, 27, and his passengers Tina Konka 24, and their 7 year old daughter, all from Romney WV, were transported to WMC with non life threatening injuries.

The driver of the Fusion was believed to be driving the wrong way on the road at high speeds.

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News Maker Adrienne Davis of HRLS on Tech Tuesdays

Do you struggle with computer issues?

Handley Regional Library Systems in Winchester is offering sessions to help each Tuesday starting October 4.

We spoke with branch manager Adrienne Davis about Tech Tuesdays in our latest news maker.

News makers are brought to you by Warren County Together We are Community.

Adrienne tells us about Tech Tuesday and the Professional Computer Technicians on hand to answer your questions.

She also tells us that computer of any and all types will be examined and explained.

Adrienne also tells us that if you can’t make the sessions at Handley Library with will be held in November at Bowman Library in Stephens City as well.

Click here for Adrienne’s interview.

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