Fundraiser for Officer Winum’s family

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This Sat. and Sun. Mar. 6 and 7 a fundraiser will be held for the family of fallen Police Officer Dominic Winum.

Sergeant’s Smoke Pit will be offering free meals to all law enforcement personnel from noon to 7 p.m. at Ed Good Park in Stanley.

Any proceeds or tips will be donated to the Officer Winum’s family.

Funeral services for Officer will be held today Mar. 4 starting at 2 at Bulldog Field Route 340 Luray.

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Services are set for slain Police Officer Winum

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The State of Virginia continues to mourn the loss of Stanley Police Officer Dominic Winum.

Condolences and gifts have flooded the Stanley Police Department and community from Virginia Officials as well as the public at large.

A community prayer vigil is set for Tue. Mar. 2 at 7 p.m. at the Luray Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW) building.

The Officer’s viewing is set for Wed. Mar. 3 at Bethlehem Independent Christian Church in Stanley from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

The funeral service will be held at Bulldog Field in Luray on Thurs. Mar. 4 at 2 p.m..

A go fund me page has been set up to assist the family with funeral expenses.

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Stanley Officer lost in the line of duty

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The Town of Stanley and Page County Law Enforcement officials requested the assistance of Virginia State Police (VSP) in investigating the line of duty death of Stanley Police Officer Dominic Winum.

After initiating a traffic stop on Judy Lane Officer Winum was fatally shot by Dakota G. Richards.

As Officer Winum was exiting his patrol vehicle Richards jumped out of his vehicle and shot the Officer.

Richards of Stanley then fled on foot with law enforcement in pursuit.

Richards was tracked to a barn on Marksville Road.

Richards was shot by Page County Sheriff’s Deputies after he made a threatening move.

Officer Winum was pronounced dead at the scene.

He was a 5 year veteran of the Stanley Police Department.

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