Sheriffs’ Reports

Lancaster County Sheriff Patrick McCranie this week reported charges against five individuals.


Nancy M. Shepherd, 48, of Doggett Lane was charged October 15 with felony probation violation in a Spotsylvania County case (Shepherd was reported missing on October 5).


A Gaskins Road man, 36, was charged October 11 with a noise ordinance violation.

A Johns Neck Road man, 36, was charged October 12 with petit larceny in a Chesterfield County case.

A Hull Neck Road man, 41, was charged October 15 with aggravated malicious wounding and breaking and entering into a Merry Point home.

A White Chapel Road man, 27, was charged October 15 with disorderly conduct.

Activity Report

October 9: Staff responded to a trespass complaint on Crab Point Road (legal hunting involved).

October 10: Staff responded to a possible illegal dumping incident on Devils Bottom Road (legal water drafting from the stream), to an E911 disconnect call in the 2800 block of Morattico Road (telephone line problem), with Virginia State Police (VSP) to a single-vehicle traffic crash in the 700 block of Goodluck Road, to a complaint of a girlfriend using the password to repeatedly turn off her boyfriend’s cellphone, and to the 400 block of Twin Branch Road on a report of a domestic assault (no criminal incident); and attempted to intercept a reported reckless driver on Windmill Point Road.

October 11: Staff responded to a domestic disturbance on Benson Road, with emergency medical services (EMS) to a possible overdose incident on Lara Ridge Road, with the Kilmarnock Police Department (KPD) to a domestic assault call on Southport Lane, to Twin Branch Road on a hit-and-run incident complaint, to a shots fired complaint in the 2400 block of River Road (incident involved a dog; warning shot fired by landowner on his property), and with Middlesex authorities to the Robert O. Norris Jr. Memorial Bridge for traffic control due to faulty traffic lights; and received repeated E911 calls from a Kilmarnock area resident seeking transport from Lancaster to his home (the subject was warned of criminal charges for misuse of the E911 system) and information from a local citizen of attempted fraud involving Apple I-Cloud accounts (no financial loss involved).

October 12: Staff received a grand larceny report from an Old Orchard Road resident (cargo trailer; $2,000 loss); investigated a report of a registered sex offender at Lancaster Middle School (LMS) to pick up his own child; and responded with KPD to a traffic crash near Norris Pond, to a possible mental health emergency involving random gun fire on Christ Church Road (intoxicated person within his own home; rifle recovered; incident under investigation), and to a fight call at Lancaster High School (LHS) to assist off duty deputies working the football game (juvenile petitions to follow).

October 13: Staff notified the Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT) of a reported missing stop sign at Harris and Mary Ball roads; received a child sexual assault report (no further information released in order to protect the victim), and a domestic disturbance complaint from a Washington Street resident (complainant cancelled the call; parent-child incident involved); and responded to a verbal dispute in the 18400 block of Mary Ball Road.

October 14: Staff responded initially to Mill Creek Lane (Northumberland County) to assist EMS as Northumberland deputies were then involved in a missing person incident, but were diverted to the community hospital for a combative patient, being the same person involved at the Mill Creek Lane location; intercepted a reported reckless driver near Pinckardsville Road; received a walk-in report of a lost wallet; and responded to the Litwalton area on a complaint of a dirt bike being operated on the highway, to a domestic disturbance in the 3100 block of White Chapel Road, with KPD to a domestic disturbance in the 400 block of North Main Street, to a child custody/visitation complaint in the 2000 block of Morattico Road and to a domestic disturbance call on Shalem Place, and to a domestic disturbance in the 7800 block of River Road (emergency protective orders issued).

October 15: Staff received a larceny complaint from the 400 block of King Carter Drive (report withdrawn by complainant who found the item), and a walk-in complaint of an assault; and responded to the 1800 block of Ocran Road to assist VSP with a search (drug possession arrest made by VSP), to Mary Ball, Alfonso and Morattico roads on a report of a man screaming and running into the roadway, to the 20000 block of Windmill Point Road for a complaint of the theft of an ATV (complainant withdrew the complaint to report recovering the ATV), to a verbal dispute in the 300 block of Gaskins Road, to the area of LHS on a complaint of an adult with a small child riding an ATV (complainant was concerned about the safety of the child who was not wearing a helmet), to Irvington Road and School Street on a report of a possible fight brewing among several teenagers, to an assault call in the 200 block of Mosquito Point Road (victim declined to prosecute), and to a fight call in the 100 block of Ocran Road (juvenile petitions to follow).

October 16: Staff received a walk-in complaint of an assault (EMS dispatched to check victim’s injuries), and a report of a drunk/reckless driver in the White Stone area (no unit in position to attempt to intercept); responded to Second Avenue for landlord/tenant complaint (default on rent and damage to property); notified VDOT of down tree on Alfonso Road; and the school resource officer received an assault report at LMS.

Staff also conducted 20 traffic stops, issued seven summonses, assisted five motorists, recorded two deer strike accidents, handled two calls for traffic control, investigated nine building alarms, logged three inmate transports, received eight E911 hang-up calls and fielded two calls for animal control service.

Fire calls

The Upper Lancaster Volunteer Fire Department responded to a request to establish a med-evac landing one in the 3800 block of Mary Ball Road.

The Kilmarnock VFD responded to a traffic crash in the 700 block of Goodluck Road.

The White Stone VFD responded to a controlled burn in the 200 block of Ocran Road.

EMS calls

For the week of October 8 through 14, the Kilmarnock-Lancaster Volunteer Rescue Squad, Upper Lancaster Volunteer Rescue Squad and Lancaster County Emergency Services responded to 33 calls for service including 15 medical emergencies, seven injuries, a traffic accident and 10 other calls.

Northumberland County Sheriff James R. “Doc” Lyons this week reported charges against 10 individuals.


Lawrence Michael Jenkins, 19, of Heathsville was charged October 4 with a capias/attachment of the body from the Essex County Juvenile and Domestic Relations Court for failing to appear.

Charles Linwood Folk, 81, was charged October 9 with assault and battery of a police officer. He also has been charged with stalking and attempt to flee from law enforcement. These warrants were served by the Virginia State Police.

Brian Luckham, 29, of Kilmarnock, was charged October 12 with a capias to show cause for violating the terms of his release.


A Kilmarnock man, 65, was charged October 2 with possession of alcohol after being interdicted.

A Lottsburg man, 45, was charged October 4 with being drunk in public.

A Weems woman, 26, was charged October 4 with failing to tag an animal, failing to vaccinate an animal and animal cruelty. These were Northumberland County summonses served by the Lancaster County Sheriff’s Office.

A Warsaw man, 25, was charged October 6 with one capias/attachment of the body for failing to appear in the Northumberland County General District Court. He also was charged for failing to obey pre-trial services. These were Northumberland County warrants served by the Lancaster County Sheriff’s Office.

A Heathsville man, 30, was charged October 8 with being drunk in public.

A Mechanicsville man, 23, was charged October 9 with driving suspended three or more times, obstruction of justice, speeding and two counts of abusive language to another.

A Heathsville man, 38, was charged October 15 with being drunk in public.

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