Page County Authorities investigate a tip from the NCMEC

The Page County Sheriff’s Office (PCSO) reports an arrest after a tip from the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children (NCMEC).

On Jan. 18 the PCSO received a cyber tip from NCMEC indicating that someone in Page County either uploaded or downloaded an image or video that could be considered child phonography.

The Investigative Division of the PCSO was able to follow up on the tip and identify a phone number and email address associated with the file transfer.

With that information authorities arrested David B. Cubbage of Stanley Virginia Jan. 19.

The PCSO is a member of the Northern Virginia Internet Crimes Against Children Task Force.

If you have any information regrading any solicitation or exploitation of a minor you should contact the PCSO at 540-743-6571.

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WPD investigates shots fired in the city

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Winchester Police Department’s (WPD) Captain Frank Myrtle confirms by email the investigation of shots fired in the city.

The WPD received several 911 calls reporting what appeared to be gunfire in the Roberts Street area close to 11 p.m. Jan. 17.

Officers began canvassing the neighbors in the area and located numerous shell casings but no obvious property damage.

It appeared that the shots were fired into the ground in the 1700 block of Roberts Street.

While Officers continued their investigation they heard what they suspected was gunfire in the 1700 block of Henry Avenue at approximately 12:09 a.m. Jan. 18.

Officers quickly responded to that area to find more shell casing but again no property damage was observed.

The investigation into to the two incidents remains open and anyone with any information is asked to contact the WPD at 540-662-4131.

You can also call Crime Solvers or use the P3 tips app to remain anonymous.

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Suspect wanted in W.VA. apprehended in Leesburg

The Berkeley County Sheriff’s Office reports the arrest of a suspect involved with two armed robberies in Martinsburg and Falling Waters West Virginia.

On Jan. 17 two warrants were served on Gary Alan Prieb for two counts of first degree robbery.

Prieb is also facing 2 counts of failing to registering as a sex offender in Leesburg and was arrested by Virginia State Police on January 13.

While in the Loudon County Adult Detention Center a search warrant was secured by investigators to search Prieb’s hotel room and vehicle in Jefferson County.

Evidence was found to implicate Prieb in two armed robberies that had occurred in December and January in West Virginia.

The robberies occurred at Jakki’s in Martinsburg on December 18 and then Jakki’s in Falling Waters on January 9.

Management of Jakki’s confirmed that Prieb was an employee of the establishment who had been fired.

Video surveillance footage shows someone matching Prieb’s description wielding a knife and demanding money.

Video footage also shows someone with a vehicle like Prieb’s leaving with an undetermined amount of stolen money.

Prieb remains in the in the Leesburg Adult Detention Center at the time of the report.

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FRPD reports the search for a suspect

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The Front Royal Police Department (FRPD) reports the search for Xavier Davonne Roy.

Roy has been known to frequent the South Shenandoah Avenue Kendrick Lane area of Front Royal.

Roy is a black male standing  5 feet 9inches tall with brown hair and eyes.

A picture of Roy is found here.

The 27 year-old is suspected of distributing a scheduled 1 2 drug.

Anyone with any information on Roy’s whereabouts is asked to contact the Front Royal Police Department at 540-635-2111.

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News Maker Todd Jones on appealing assessments

As we do every Thursday we are checking in with Warren County in our latest news maker.

News makers are sponsored by Warren County Together We are Community.

Today we spoke with Todd Jones the Director of Technology for the County.

Todd speaks on one of the hot topics of the day Warren County Reassessment notices.

Todd tells us of the 4 different ways available to appeal the assessment.

He also tells us that the county government is doing everything it can to help.

Todd tells us there are a number of resources available to help with any issues.

Click here for Todd’s informative news maker.

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