WCSO announce the sudden death of a Deputy

Warren County Sheriff's Office

Warren County Sheriff’s Office announced the sudden passing of Deputy Jesse Walker Dove.

Where details are pending further investigation into the Officer’s death he was lost while duck hunting in Kansas.

Warren County Sheriff’s Office, Fire and Rescue and Front Royal Police Department all announced that a procession to honor the Officer arrived in Front Royal around 8 a.m. Dec. 5.

The procession traveled from the Route 66 exit 6 location down Shenandoah Ave. to W. 14 Street to N. Royal Ave. then Main St. and finally to Maddox Funeral Home.

The community was invited to honor this second-generation deputy and lifelong county resident by lining the route for his arrival.

American flags were requested from those lining the route to honor this deputy who loved and served his country and county in a variety of ways.

Additional details and updates are available here.

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FCSO rescues horse from pool

On Dec. 2 the Frederick County Sheriffs Office announced the rescue of a horse after taking a call about an 1800 lb. Draft horse falling into a residential swimming pool.

Upon arrival, deputies determined the horse had knocked the top rail off the fence and then jumped over it.

The animal then walked out onto the Nylon pool cover before falling through.

The horse’s head remained above water in the 9 foot deep pool while deputies cut away the pool cover.

They then led the horse to the shallow end and eventually up the stairs and onto the pool deck.

The horse is doing fine following the incident and was checked by it’s regular veterinarian.

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News Maker Greg Rogers of SVEC on remaining safe

Winter weather is coming, and Shenandoah Valley Electric Cooperative (SVEC) is ready 24 7.

We spoke with SVEC President and CEO Greg Rogers in our latest news maker about keeping yourself and crews safe.

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

Greg reminds us that the move over law on roads applies to electrical crews as well.

He also has tips for generator use during outages as well.

Greg also has advice on effective and proper use of space heaters too.

Shenandoah Valley Electric Cooperative also wishes everyone a happy and safe holiday season.

Click here for Greg’s news maker.

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