Sports: Tuesday, September 12, 2023

Millbrook Stays Undefeated, Jets Stun Bills On MNF, Nats Beat Bucs

CJ Abrams’ 2 homers highlight Nats’ win over the Pirates. Courtesy Nationals Radio Network…

PCSO make an arrest in abduction case after chase

The Page County Sheriff’s Office (PCSO) report being notified that two children were missing and possibly abducted September 8.

During the investigation it was discovered that a court order had already awarded custody of the children to the father.

Authorities worked the notification as a missing persons case after learning of the possible custody dispute.

Virginia State Police (VSP) were then notified, and an Amber Alert was issued for the two children and abductor.

Information came back to authorities that the suspect’s vehicle was spotted in Rappahannock County and possibly heading back to Page County.

Page County Deputies dis spot the vehicle on Route 211 east of Luray and attempted a stop.

The suspect refused to stop and in the process ran into and struck two Sheriff’s Office vehicles and continued down 211.

Once at the intersection of Cave Hill and 211 the driver struck a third Sheriff’s vehicle and stopped.

Francesca Yolanda Long of Luray was taken into custody and charged with 2 counts of child endangerment, felony eluding and assault on Law Enforcement.

The 41-year-old Luray woman also faces 2 counts of abduction one count of disobeying a court order and felony property damage with additional charges pending.

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Governor Youngkin pardons Loudoun County parent, Scott Smith

Governor Glenn Youngkin granted an absolute pardon to Scott Smith.

The Loudoun County parent was originally arrested and prosecuted in 2021 following an incident at a Loudoun County School Board meeting after his daughter was sexually assaulted at school.

One of the original charges of resisting arrest was tossed out.

Smith was planning to appeal his disorderly conduct charge later this month but will no longer need to with the pardon.

Loudoun County Superintendent Scott Ziegler was fired in January of 2023 following an investigation by Attorney General Jason Miyraes into the cover up of the sexual assault.

The student who assaulted Smith’s daughter was convicted in 2021.

To read the Governor’s announcement and pardon, click here.

For more news from across the Shenandoah Valley, click here.

News Maker Casey Hollins of REC on home Solar Power

Have you ever considered Solar Power for your home?

Rappahannock Electric Cooperative (REC) has the pros and cons of home Solar Power.

We spoke to the Managing Director of Communications and Public Relations Casey Hollins about it in our latest news maker.

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

Casey has the pros and cons of home Solar Power.

She does confirm that Solar Power isn’t for ever home and in fact is not suitable for every home.

Casey also tells us the best way to find if it is a good fit for your home and more.

Click here for Casey’s news maker.

For more news from across the Shenandoah Valley, click here.