Because of press coverage regarding Culpeper Town Police Capt. Chris Settle, the town is taking the unusual action of providing a public statement on a personnel matter.
Events in the Culpeper area from Feb. 7 through Feb. 13
Judge Susan Whitlock has sentenced William Lamar Ballard, 19, of Hampton, Virginia to 50 years in prison but suspended 22 years leaving an active sentence of 28 years to serve for his role in the aggravated malicious wounding of a teacher at the Culpeper Juvenile Correctional Center on March 7, 2012
Abandoned home along Route 3 is destroyed by fire.
While formal sentencing is scheduled for April, the jury, on Friday, recommends that Daniel Harmon-Wright be confined for a period of three years for the fatal shooting of Patricia A. Cook on Feb. 9, 2012.
Events for Culpeper and surrounding areas
Northern Virginia Electric Cooperative crews finished power restoration at 1:50 a.m. on Nov. 2 for all 32,000 customers who lost power during Hurricane Sandy . NOVEC has sent crews to New Jersey to help with power restoration efforts.
Culpeper police charged one teenager and are seeking a second in a noon time burglary today after an alert citizen called in the crime in progress.
Two men may have been involved in a break-in in the 500 block of Scanlon Street in Culpeper about noon today.
Daylight Saving Time ends this Sunday. Shorter and darker days will have motorists doing a lot of driving at the same time that deer are more likely to be crossing the road.
The last day for Prince William County residents to cast in-person absentee ballots is this Saturday, Nov. 3.
Culpeper emergency services officials continue to assess the damage caused by Hurricane Sandy.
Police list road updates
Flooding and downed power lines has closed some Culpeper roads. Travel overnight is extremely hazardous; VDOT crews responding to clear roads.
Just after 2 p.m. on Monday, Prince William fire and rescue officials warned residents not to get complacent.
Weather Forecast: Rain continuing today through Tuesday with the following accumulations: 2-8pm (2.29”) 8pm-2am (1.17”); 2am-8am (.068”)