BCSO Needs Information Regarding Burglaries of Storage Units

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PRESS RELEASE
MAY 8, 2014

Bedford County Sheriff’s investigators are investigating numerous burglaries of storage units that have occurred since January 2014.  Suspect(s) are gaining entry into a single unit and are then able to access adjoining units. After gaining entrance, suspect(s) are stealing various items (jewelry, silverware, dinnerware, etc.). Storage units located in Moneta, Thaxton, New London and Forest have all been victimized.

 Anyone with information on these crimes is asked to call the Bedford County Sheriff’s Office 540-586-7699, use our anonymous web crime tip form or contact Central Virginia Crime Stoppers at 1-888-798-5900. Crime Stoppers callers remain anonymous and could receive cash reward at to $1,000.00 for information that solves the crimes.

 

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Road Closure Notice: Route 684 Penicks Mill Road

 

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Beginning Monday, Sept. 30, 2013 a section of Route 684 (Penicks Mill Road) in Bedford County will be closed to replace the bridge over Camp Creek.

The road will be closed between Route 685 (Breezy Ridge Road) and Route 688 (Buffalo Run) in the Thaxton area of Bedford County.

Detour signs will be in place to direct traffic.

Weather permitting, the road will reopen on Friday, October 11.

 

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Help the Bedford County Sheriff’s Office Find This Criminal!

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SEPTEMBER 13, 2013

At 10:43 a.m. today , Bob Terry, owner of Terry’s Country Store, called the Bedford County Sheriff’s Office and advised that a white male entered his store and asked to see the pocket knives. When Terry removed them from the case the suspect left the store. He then returned and grabbed several knives and left. Terry stated the suspect got into a dark colored 90’s model Jeep Cherokee being operated by a white female. The suspect is described as a white male, 6 foot tall, 220 pounds and wearing a blue shirt.

TERRY'S COUNTRY STORE SUSPECT SEPT. 13, 2013

09-13-2013 TERRY’S COUNTRY STORE SUSPECT

Anyone with information on this crime is asked to the Bedford County Sheriff’s Office at 540-586-7827 or Central Virginia Crime Stoppers at 1-888-798-5900. Crime Stoppers callers remain anonymous and could receive a reward up to $1,000.00 in cash. Alternatively you may submit your crime tip through the BCSO Website.

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Help the Bedford County Sheriff’s Office Identify and Locate Sanjay Patel

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AUGUST 9, 2013

The Bedford County Sheriff’s Office is requesting the public’s assistance in identifying and locating Sanjay Patel (also known as Sunny). Patel stands accused of assaulting three females, while being employed at a local convenience store in Bedford County. At this time, the Bedford County Sheriff’s Office and the Department of Homeland Security are unable to obtain necessary identifying information to obtain warrants. Patel lives in the Roanoke area.

Anyone with information on Sanjay Patel is asked to contact Investigator Scott Arney at 540-586-7827 or Central Virginia Crime Stoppers at 1-888-798-5900. Crime Stoppers callers remain anonymous and could receive a cash reward up to $1,000.00 for information. You can also submit info through our web tip form.

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SANJAY PATEL

 

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Closed Roads Report – Section of Rt. 670 Closed for Bridge Deck Replacement

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TRAFFIC ALERT:

BEDFORD COUNTY – A SECTION OF ROUTE 670 TO CLOSE FOR BRIDGE DECK REPLACEMENT

Beginning Monday, June 10, 2013, at 8:00 a.m. thru Wednesday, June 12, 2013, at 4:30 p.m. a section of Rte 670 (Roaring Run Rd) will be closed to traffic and will remain closed until the bridge deck repairs are complete.

The location of the work is approximately 0.70 miles from Rte. 644 (Lankford Mill Rd) and 2.80 miles from Rte. 637 (Hawkins Ridge Rd).

Motorist will need to use alternate routes during this time.

For up to date info please refer to the Virginia 511 website

 

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Closed Roads Report – Section of Rt 717 Closed for Road Repair

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TRAFFIC ALERT
BEDFORD COUNTY – A SECTION OF ROUTE 717 TO CLOSE FOR ROAD REPAIR

 

On Wednesday May 29, 2013, thru Wednesday, June 12, 2013 a section of Route 717 (Murray Hollow Road) will be closed to traffic and will remain closed until roadway and embankment repairs are complete.

The location of the work is approximately 0.5 miles south of the intersection of Route 692 (Cool Spring Road) and 4.0 miles north of the intersection of Route 689 (Irving Road).

Motorist will need to use alternate routes during this time.
For up to date info please refer to the Virginia 511 website
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UPDATE: High Water Report

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DATE:  5/10/2013
TIME:   1021
VDOT has reported that there are no road closures in Bedford County due to flooding.

 

High Water Report 05/07/2013 – Updated Throughout the Day

 

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UPDATE
TIME: 1846

ROUTES CLOSED DUE TO FLOODING

Rt. 619E Foster Rd Quarles Rd; Rt. 691E/W Nester Rd; Rt. 690N/S
Rt. 644W Lankford Mill Rd Lizard Ridge Rd; Rt. 675E/W Lazenbury Rd; Rt. 674N/S
Rt. 676W – Crosscreek Rd Lizard Ridge Rd; Rt. 675E/W Dead End
Rt. 680N – Murrells Gap Goose Creek Valley Rd; Rt. 695N/S Sheep Creek Rd; Rt. 614N/S
Rt. 682W – Woods Rd Peaks Rd; VA-43N/S; / WOODS RD Forbes Mill Rd; Rt. 640N/S
Rt. 691W – Thaxton Mountain Rd Rocky Ford Rd; Rt. 684N/S Union Church Rd; Rt. 755E/W
Rt. 696W – Crouch Rd Dewitt Hollow Cir; Pike Rd; Rieley Ln; Rt. 617N/S Goose Creek Valley Rd; Kennel Ln; Pike Rd; Tillman Dr; Rt. 695N/S
Rt. 706N – Bells Mill Rd E Lynchburg Salem Tpke; US-460E Goode Rd; Rt. 668N/S

Arrest Warrants Obtained For Second Man In Last Weeks Manhunt

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APRIL 29, 2013 (UPDATE)

On Monday April 29, 2013 Bedford County Sheriff’s investigators obtained arrest warrants for DeAngelo Montez Brown, age 28, 6520 Dorchester Rd. Apt. 2800H, North Charleston, South Carolina. Brown has been identified as the second black male in the Altima last Wednesday. Brown faces the same charges as Waring, minus the driving charge.

DeAngelo Montez Brown

DeAngelo Montez Brown

 Anyone with information on the whereabouts of Waring or Brown or with information of these crimes is asked to call the Bedford County Sheriff’s Office 586-7827 or Central Virginia Crime Stoppers at 1-888-798-5900. Crime Stoppers callers remain anonymous and could receive a cash reward up to $1,000.00 for information leading to the arrest of either subject. You can also submit tips on our website by clicking here.

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Update to Yesterdays Manhunt

PRESS RELEASE (UPDATE)

April 25, 2013

Wednesday evening Bedford County Sheriff’s investigators arrested Lachelle Lynette Slaughter, age 24, 2115 Early Street Lynchburg, Va. She is charged with cashing a forged note (check) and feloniously conducting a bank action. The charges stem from check she cashed at the Bank of the James Wednesday afternoon. She was released on bond. (Slaughter is the black female that was left in Forest yesterday afternoon by the two black male suspects.)

LACHELLE LYNETTE SLAUGHTER

LACHELLE LYNETTE SLAUGHTER

Investigators have obtained four warrants for Antonio Mariello Waring, B/M, age 27, 5805 Forest Point Drive, Raleigh, N.C. The charges are as follows; conspiring to cash a forged note (check), conspiring to utter a forged note (check), feloniously conspiring to conduct a bank action and felony eluding of a police officer(s). All the charges stem from the incident at the Bank of the James on Forest Road Wednesday afternoon, April 24th.

The investigation of this incident continues and Sheriff’s investigators are continually working to identify the second suspect.

Note: We will send out a photo of Waring as soon as possible.

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