FRPD makes arrest for solicitation of minors

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Nathan Lindgren, 26, of Lexington Park, Maryland was arrested on Tuesday in Warren County for solicitation of a minor.

The man began soliciting an undercover officer that he believed was an underaged female for photographs and other explicit material.

During the investigation, a meeting place was established and when Lindgren arrived, he met with detectives of the Front Royal Police.

He was transported to RSW Regional Jail where he is being held without bond.

Anyone with further information on the case, contact Detective M.R. Ramey at

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A death occurs during train derailment clean up

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Fri. morning at 3 a.m. Front Royal Police and Emergency Personnel were called back to the Riverton Junction on Depot Ave..

Officials found Norfolk Southern employee Willie Ezra Phillips of Lesage West Virginia had been killed in an accident.

During the clean up of the 16 car train derailment the 36 year old Phillips was fatally injured in an accident at the scene.

The incident is still under investigation but no foul play is suspected at this time.

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