Four Local Schools Put on Lockdown After Report That A Student Had Been Assaulted

PRESS RELEASE
AUGUST 27, 2013

At approximately 0940 the Bedford Co. Sheriff’s Office received a report that a student had been assaulted with a weapon by a black male in his 30’s wearing a grey ‘hoodie’ and black pants in the Forest area in the general proximity of Jefferson Forest High School.

At approximately 0945 Jefferson Forest High School, Forest Elem., Forest Middle, and Thomas Jefferson Elem. were placed into a level one lock down due to the suspect was on foot.  The lock down was lifted approx. 1202 hrs as the incident could not be substantiated.

At no time were any of the students in immediate danger and deputies remained on the scene until the lock-down was lifted. The investigation is continuing .

 

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Bedford’s First Responders Competition Summer Blood Drive!

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WHEN: SATURDAY, AUG 17, 2013
10:00 AM – 4:00 PM

WHERE: Bedford Group Home – Gymnasium
1185 Turning Point Road


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Register online for an appointment at www.vablood.org or call Lt., Darryl Saunders at the Bedford County Sheriff’s Office at 540-586-4800 ext. 4088.

All donors must present a valid ID or VBS donor card at registration.

For a list of accepted IDs please visit vablood.org or call 1-800-989-4438

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

PRESS RELEASE
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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CAPTURED UPDATE – Bedford County’s Most Wanted 07/18/2013

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Wendy Ruff

WENDY RUFF

Shannon Spence

SHANNON SPENCE



Catrell Griffin

CATRELL GRIFFIN


 

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Bedford County’s Most Wanted – Help Us Catch Them! 7/18/2013

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Michael Hollifield
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Capias Warrant
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Harold Starks
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Child Support
Construction Fraud
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Wendy Ruff
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If you know the location of any of these individuals, please submit your tip through Central Virginia Crime Stoppers (1-888-798-5900 or TEXT CVCS 574637). Callers to CVCS can remain anonymous and are eligible to receive a cash reward. Alternatively you can call the Bedford County Sheriff’s Office at 540-586-7827 or submit a tip through our online tip submission form located here.

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Michael Kidd
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Concealing Merchandise
Grand Larceny
Credit Card Theft
Credit Card Forgery
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Donald Ross
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Child Support

 

If you know the location of any of these individuals, please submit your tip through Central Virginia Crime Stoppers (1-888-798-5900 or TEXT CVCS 574637). Callers to CVCS can remain anonymous and are eligible to receive a cash reward. Alternatively you can call the Bedford County Sheriff’s Office at 540-586-7827 or submit a tip through our online tip submission form located here.

Deputies of the Month for April 2013

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For exceptionally meritorious service while assigned as a Deputy Sheriff’s with the Operations Division, Field Services Unit of the Bedford County Sheriff’s Office on April 6, 2013.  While serving in this capacity Deputies Rowland and Gibson were on patrol and responded to a call for assistance from a female who advised that she had been assaulted by her boyfriend.  The female also reported that her boyfriend had a gun concealed in his pocket.  The Deputies responded to the scene and  made contact with the suspect at a basement doorway.  When approached, the suspect slammed the door shut.  Deputies quickly forced entry through the door where were confronted by the suspect pointing a large caliber handgun directly at them.  The Deputies quickly sought cover and ordered the suspect to drop the weapon, which he did, but then fled on foot.  As the suspect was fleeing he ran past the deputies and reached in his pocket and began to remove another handgun.  Deputy Rowland announce this action and Deputy Gibson was able to deploy his Taser, which brought  the suspect under control.  A handgun was recovered from the suspects pocket upon arrest.

Deputy Rowland’s and Gibson’s tremendous restraint and calm actions under extreme pressure were in the highest standards of Law Enforcement.  Their  dedication and devotion to duty is in keeping with the finest traditions of the Bedford County Sheriff’s Office  and reflects great credit upon themselves, the Sheriff, and the Citizens of Bedford County.

 

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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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CAPTURED UPDATE – Bedford County’s Most Wanted

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Steven Delp

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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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