If anyone has information that will lead to the arrest of these wanted subjects, please contact Bedford County Sheriff’s Office 540-586-7827 www.bedfordcountysheriff.org or Crime Stoppers 1-888-798-5900 www.cvcrimestoppers.org.
National Health & Nutrition Examination Survey
Bedford County, Virginia has been selected to participate in the National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey (NHANES), a major study of the health of persons living in the United States.
The National Center for Health Statistics, part of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, is conducting the study. The study has been successfully conducted for over 55 years and has provided us with current and vital data on health conditions and concerns in this country. Data are collected through household interviews and standardized medical examinations in our mobile examination center.
Personnel will be conducting the survey in Bedford County starting February 19, 2020 through April 23, 2020. A sample of about 686 people from Bedford County will be asked to participate in the survey. Interviewers will be knocking on the doors of randomly selected households throughout the county. They will conduct a brief questionnaire at the doorstep in order to obtain demographic information used to identify sample participants for the survey.
This is a legitimate survey is a federally funded national effort with significant influence on health policy across the nation. The interviewers who approach county residents will carry official CDC identification and active duty officers of the US Public Health Service (USPHS) may accompany NHANES field interviewers.
As always, please contact the Bedford County Sheriff’s Office at (540)586-7827 if you are unsure if this survey is legitimate or have questions.
Citizens Police Academy 30th Session
The Bedford County Sheriff’s Office will be hosting a Citizens Police Academy starting March 10, 2020 @ 6:30 pm. The course a 10 week class that meets once a week to give a brief overview of the different units, duties, programs and services the Sheriff’s Office provides. The class is free to all Bedford County residents but will require a clear back ground check in order to attend. If you are interested in taking this course please contact the Bedford County Sheriff’s Office Community Services Division at (540)586-7718 By February 28, 2020.Online Applications are available at here.
Vehicle Larcenies from the Lake Vista Subdivision
BCSO investigators are seeking the public’s assistance in identifying the pictured subject. Please contact the Bedford County Sheriff’s Office at 540-586-4800 with any information if you recognize this individual. Ask for Investigator Jones.
4th Annual Prayer Vigil
Presented by Boys With a Dream on April 27, 2019 from 1 – 4PM at the Bedford Farmers Market, 220 West Washington St., Bedford, VA 24523
Bedford County Sheriff’s Office Car Show
Bedford Man Arrested on Charges of Child Pornography
February 6th, 2019
The following subject was arrested on February 5th, 2019 in connection with an ongoing Southern Virginia Internet Crimes Against Children investigation.
Bryan Andrew Warner, 40 years of age, of Bedford County VA, was arrested by investigators assigned to the Southern Internet Crimes Against Children’s Task Force. Participating task force agencies included Bedford County Sheriff’s Office, Town of Bedford Police and the Lynchburg Police Department. Warner was being held without bond on the following charges:
(1) count of 18.2-374.1:1(C) – Reproduce Child Pornography.
(1) count of 18.2-374.1:1(C) – Reproduce Child Pornography, 2nd or subsequent offense.
(1) Count of 18.2-374.1:1(A) -Possess Child Pornography.
(5) Counts of 18.2-374.1:1(B) – Possess Child Pornography 2nd or subsequent offense.
This is an ongoing investigation and anyone with any information about this case is asked to call The Southern Internet Crimes Against Children’s Task Force at 434-534-9521. There will be no further media releases at this time.
Citizens Police Academy
The Bedford County Sheriff’s Office will begin its Citizens Police Academy class beginning Tuesday, March 5, 2019, at the Sheriff’s Office for ten weeks. Topics covered in the academy are search and seizure, criminal investigations, traffic stops, juvenile laws, the Va. Justice System, and the role of the Sheriff’s Office in the community. These classes are not designed to make citizens police officers but to educate and enhance the awareness of citizens on the many functions of the Bedford County Sheriff’s Office.
Anyone wanting more information or wishing to enroll may contact Sgt. Ryan Hilbish at 540-586-7718 or Cpt. Tim Hayden at 540-587-0307 by February 28, 2019.
Buzzed Driving is Drunk Driving
The Super Bowl is America’s most watched national sporting event. On Super Bowl Sunday, February 3, there will be lots of game day socializing that may include drinking. That’s why NHTSA is urging football fans to plan ahead a safe ride home.
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