SCSO collects simple school supplies for students in need

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The Shenandoah County Sheriff’s Office (SCSO) Personnel report that they are collecting back to school supplies.

Officers will be at the Woodstock Walmart August 5 and August 6 starting at 9 each morning.

The collections will benefit hundreds of students and their families in need of simple school supplies.

The collection are a part of the Sheriff’s Office annual back to school backpack program which this year will offer supplies to better than 600 students in need.

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Three Arrested in armed robbery in Edinburg Virginia

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On July 27, the Shenandoah County Sheriff’s Office (SCSO) responded to a reported armed robbery where three males fled the scene in the area of Elizabeth Lane, Edinburg.

At approximately 9AM, a SCSO Deputy located the vehicle involved and conducted a traffic stop.

The driver was identified as Joshua Wayne Dellinger, of Edinburg.

Officers took Dellinger into custody and charged him with Possession of a Firearm by a Convicted Felon.

The two passengers in the vehicle, Kyle Austin Cowart of Mount Jackson, and Dallas Michael Fraley from Woodbridge, were taken into custody for outstanding warrants.

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News Maker Tim Carter on youth leadership

News Maker Tim Carter, Sheriff of Shenandoah County, speaks with Scott Bradley about youth leadership.

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

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SCSO offers property checks for the holidays

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The Shenandoah County Sheriff’s Office announced that they are offering property checks for citizens who may be traveling out of town for the holidays.

If you wish to have your property, periodically checked you need to fill out a request form either by coming to the Sheriff’s Office or by calling.

Call the Sheriff’s Office at 540-459-6100 or drop by their Offices at 810 N. Main St. Woodstock Virginia.

Once the form is filled out by the homeowner or caretaker you will be added to the Sheriff’s Office property check lists.

Property checks will continue for a maximum of 30 days unless specified otherwise.

Property Checks are done on businesses and churches after hours without a request.

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SCSO warns of scam

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The Shenandoah County Sheriff’s Office is receiving reports once again regarding scam calls coming from people attempting to impersonate deputies, supervisors, or investigators within the agency.

The scam calls attempt to get the victim to send money in an attempt to resolve a legal issue.

The Sheriff’s office wants to remind residents they will not call you in an attempt to request money.

If you are unsure about a call you have received, hang up and call the Sheriff’s Office directly at 540-459-6100.

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SCSO apprehend abduction suspect in Rockingham County

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Shenandoah County Sheriff’s Office announced they captured the suspect they had been searching for the past few days.

Mitchell Markley Jr. was located in northern Rockingham County where a third stolen vehicle was found following a crash.

Markley was wanted for an alleged abduction that occurred in Basye as well as the theft of multiple vehicles in the process.

The victim abducted was previously found safely in one of the stolen vehicles.

Sheriff’s utilized drone units, K9 search teams, and received air assistance from the Virginia State Police to locate the suspect.

Sheriff Timothy Carter thanked the public for their cooperation in the investigation which included a community member sending in images from their trail camera of Markley.

To watch Sheriff Carter’s statement on the capture, click here.

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SCSO updates abduction case Victim found Suspect at large

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Shenandoah County Authorities report the recovery of an abduction victim Oct. 20th  however the abductor is still at large.

Forty-one-year-old Basye resident April Cline was found safe near Quicksburg northwest of New Market in the abandoned blue Dodge Dakota that was stolen during the initial abduction.

The perpetrator is still at large last seen northwest of New Market by the victim.

The Shenandoah County Sheriff’s Office (SCSO) has obtained a warrant for the arrest of 39-year-old Mitchell Markley Jr.

Markley was last seen on foot wearing blue jean shorts and a black jacket.

Markley has been recorded on game cameras in the Quicksburg area as well as reported northwest of New Market.

The warrant by SCSO issued for Markley’s arrest includes charges of breaking and entering, assault and battery as well as abduction by force or intimidation,

Markley is also wanted on additional charges from other jurisdictions.

If you see Markley you are advised not to approach him and contact the SCSO or your local Law Enforcement Office immediately.

Call the SCSO at 540-459-6100 pictures of Markley are found here.

You can follow the ongoing man hunt as it develops here.

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SCSO investigate a possible abduction

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Shenandoah County Sheriff’s Office (SCSO) announced that they are on the look out for a possible abduction suspect and victim.

Around 10 a.m. Oct. 19 Authorities responded to the report of an abduction in the 2800 block of Fairway Drive in Basye Virginia.

The initial report indicates that April Cline was taken against her will by Mitchell Markley Jr.

The investigation took Authorities to Rockingham County tracking a stolen 2002 Chevrolet Impala.

That vehicle was located and now Authorities believe the pair are traveling in a 2006 blue Dodge Dakota with Virginia Registration VSF 4647.

If you see this vehicle or the subjects it is advised that you not approach but instead call your local Law Enforcement agency.

Contact the SCSO directly at 540-459-6100.

Pictures of the subjects and identical vehicles they may be traveling in are found here.

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SCSO arrest a suspect in a case of striking an Officer

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The Shenandoah County Sheriff’s Office (SCSO) reports responding to calls about a person parked along the side of a driveway inhaling something.

When a Deputy arrived on the scene in the Mt. Olive area of the county the subject fled  striking a Deputy with her vehicle.

The subject was found later along Route 11 and was apprehended without incident.

Natasia S. James of Middletown has now been charged with an attempt to cause bodily harm to a Law Enforcement Officer.

The 39 year old James also faces charges of  felony eluding law enforcement, driving under the influence and deliberately inhaling a drug or noxious chemical substance.

James is currently being held in the Rappahannock-Shenandoah-Warren Regional jail.

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