Drug bust follows traffic stop in Front Royal

Used by permission by the Warren County Office employee Sergeant Terry Fritts

On October 3rd, around 11:30 pm, Warren County Sheriff’s Deputy Ulibarri observed a vehicle having a hard time maintaining its lane on North Shenandoah Avenue.

The driver of the vehicle was pulled over due to suspicion of being under the influence.

In collaboration with Sgt. Gregory and canine partner Roman, who conducted a free air sniff around the vehicle and found it to be
positive for narcotics.

Subsequently, a thorough search of the vehicle and its occupants were
taken, revealing a significant amount of illegal substances and paraphernalia.

As a result, Racheal Huntt and Cristan Blow were arrested on multiple charges.

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FRPD investigates gunshot death

A news release from the Front Royal Police Department confirms the investigation of a body found in Front Royal.

The Front Royal Police Department responded to a call on North Shenandoah Avenue at 10:30 on Thursday, June 30th.

Officers arriving at the scene discovered a 41 year old white male in the grassy area between First Bank and United Bank.

The person died from what is suspected to be a self inflicted gunshot wound.

The individual is not believed to be associated with the banks and walked there from a nearby hotel.

The Office of the Chief Medical Examiner is investigating the incident.

Anyone with information should contact Detective T. A. Smith of the FRPD at 540-636-2208 or email tasmith@frontroyalva.com. 

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