News Makers Cline and Bonzano on the emergency situation

Warren County Sheriff Crystal Cline and Fire Chief James Bonzano review the intense fire and rescue efforts from March 20 in our latest news maker.

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Both officials explain the strain that was put on resources on March 20.

Fire Chief Bonzano explains the logistics of attempting to cover all calls with a limited and often short staff.

Both Sheriff Cline and Chief Bonzano commend that community for coming through in what was a extreme situation.

Chief Bonzano explains how great the need is for additional personnel as well.

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News Maker Major Jason Winner on progress at the WCSO

Warren County Sheriff’s Office (WCSO) continues to make progress with their community engagement and search for personnel.

We spoke to Major Jason Winner about that progress in our latest news maker.

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Major Winner tells us of his history in the Sheriff’s Office and work with Sheriff Cline.

He also tells us of some of the community outreach and how there is more to come.

Major Winner also tells us of some of the jobs available and other opportunities at the WCSO.

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News Maker Sheriff Crystal Cline on continued office development

The Warren County Sheriff’s Office (WCSO) has had an extremely busy and productive 45 days.

We spoke to Sheriff Crystal Cline about the progress in developing her office in our latest news maker.

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Sheriff Cline tells us that she has been in touch with every mover, shaker, and board in Warren County getting things done.

She also tells us that her staff has been very active in Warren County Public Schools lately.

Sheriff Cline also tells us that as time goes on we will see her staffers out in the community more and more with a lot of opportunities to join the team.

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News Maker Sheriff Crystal Cline on accomplishments in office

Warren County Sheriff Crystal Cline has been in her position for a month as of February 1.

We check in with Sheriff Cline and review what has to have been a whirlwind 30 days in our latest news maker.

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We hope to check in with Sheriff Cline at least once a month in our news makers.

This edition with Sheriff Cline shows that she is already accomplishing a number of priorities.

Sheriff Cline tells us how her office and the Front Royal Police Department are working together in the collective effort to accomplish a number of those priorities.

She also tells us of the accomplishment of getting the Warren County Sheriff’s Office back into the Northern Virginia Drug and Gang Task Force.

Sheriff Cline also tells us that her Officers will make an impact from working with schools and students to answering calls from citizens.

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WCSO rejoins the Regional Drug Task Force

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In a unanimous vote by the command board Warren County Sheriff’s Office (WCSO) has rejoined the Northwest Virginia Regional Drug Task Force.

The task force’s member agencies are able to combine resources to work together to identify, investigate, and arrest those involved in drug trafficking.

The collective effort enables effective law enforcement throughout the enter Shenandoah Valley in the fight against illegal drugs.

The Northwest Virginia Regional Drug Task Force is comprised of agents from Clarke, Frederick, Page and Shenandoah Counties.

The agency also includes all police departments in those counties in conjunction with the Virginia State Police Bureau of Criminal Investigation.

According to the email news release Warren County Sheriff Crystal Cline calls rejoining the drug task force demonstrating the determination of her office to significantly impact the supply chain of drugs landing in Warren County.

 Last year the Drug Task Force seized nearly $2 million worth of illegal narcotics. 

The task confiscated nearly double the amount of fentanyl seized in 2021 alone.

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News Makers Magalis and Cline on Warren County Drug Court

Warren County Drug Court is closer to becoming a reality.

We spoke to Front Royal Police Captain Crystal Cline and Chief Kahle Magalis about it in our latest news maker.

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Crystal tells us the Drug Court will be represented at the annual National Night Out Aug. 2 at the Gazebo in Front Royal from 6 to 9 p.m..

Kahle tells us what it takes and what it is going to take to get the Drug Court in Warren County.

Both are confident that the Drug Court will be a reality in a year or possibly less.

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News Maker Tim Bristol on Clarke Co. National Night Out

All week we have been telling you about National Night Out set for Tues. Aug.2.

Frederick County National Night Out is reviewed by news maker Lenny Millholland here.

News Makers Chief Magalis and Captain Cline tell us about Front Royal Warren County set up here.

In today’s news maker we spoke with Sergeant Tim Bristol about Clarke County’s National Night Out.

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Tim tells us where National Night Out will be held in Clarke County.

He also tells us of that Jumptown will be entertaining the crowd this year.

National Night Out is a great chance to become familiar with the men and women of law enforcement and first responders in our area.

We at the River 953 and Sports Radio 1450 encourage you and the family to take advantage of this opportunity to get to know and thank those that serve.

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Two arrested with children after high speed chase

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An email from Captain Crystal Cline of the Front Royal Police Department (FRPD) confirms the arrest of two suspects after a high speed chase.

A FRPD Officer attempted to stop a vehicle speeding in the 1100 block of John Marshall Highway early Sat. morning Apr. 16.

The vehicle was recorded going 73 miles per hour (MPH) in a 25 mph zone.

After pursuit began the vehicle increased to speeds of up to 110 mph.

The driver of the speeding vehicle rear ended another vehicle forcing airbag deployment and the vehicle to stop in the 2600 block of John Marshall Highway.

The driver Devin Miales and passenger Jamiah Mills both of Maryland were found to have 2 under restrained 2 year old children in the vehicle.

Warren County Fire and Rescue (WCFR) transported the children to Warren Memorial Hospital for evaluation.

Warren County Social Services was called to assist with the children.

Further investigation recovered a loaded 9 millimeter ghost gun with an extended magazine in the vehicle.

Several thousand dollars in cash was also recovered in the investigation.

The couple was found to have over 70 capsules of what is believed to be narcotics along with a second hand gun.

The couple is currently being held in the regional jail without bond.

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