Sheriffs’ Reports

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


Petitions were executed March 20 on a White Stone male, 17, for four counts of attempted murder in the second degree, feloniously shoot/throw a missile at an occupied vehicle and use a firearm in the commission of a felony. The male juvenile was detained and transported to a juvenile detention facility.

Marvin W. Davenport Jr., 26, of Mount Olive Road was charged March 22 with murder (stemming from the 2010 death of Jasmine Smith at a yard party in Nuttsville), use of a firearm in commission of a felony, unlawful wounding and possession of a firearm by a convicted felon.

James S. Webb, 61, of Merry Point Road was arrested March 22 with felony revocation of a suspended sentence and probation.

Terry O. Gaskins, 60, of Gaskins Road was charged March 24 with felony concealment of merchandise valued over $200.


A Lumberlost Road woman, 27, was charged March 19 with disorderly conduct and driving while license suspended or revoked.

A Blackstump Road man, 60, was charged March 19 with stalking, violation of a protective order.

A Boys Camp Road man, 55, was charged March 22 for violation of a court order, contempt of court and failure to comply with a support obligation.

A Merry Point Road man, 20, was charged March 23 with assault and battery and use of abusive language.

A Leetown Road man, 25, was charged March 23 with revocation of a bond due to new charges.

Activity report

March 19: Staff responded to the 200 block of Christopher Drive to assist Kilmarnock Police Department with a domestic disturbance, to the 100 block Cottonwood Lane for a suspicious person, to the 9000 block of Mary Ball Road for possible child abuse, to Ocran and Scott roads for a single-vehicle traffic crash with serious injuries, to the Ocran and Poplar Neck roads for a foot chase by law enforcement, and to the 800 block of Rappahannock Drive for three juveniles destroying private property.

March 21: Staff responded to Greentown Road for an abandoned vehicle parked in the roadway, and to Mary Ball Road near Lively for a possible drunk in public.

March 22: Staff responded to the 800 block of Rappahannock Road for a minor traffic crash, to River Road for a reckless driver, and to Pleasant Bank for a reckless driver.

March 23: Staff responded to Pinckardsville Road near Brent’s Store for a two-vehicle head on traffic crash, and to Pinckardsville Road to assist Virginia State Police with a vehicle drug search.

March 24: Staff responded to the 100 block of York Road for a possible overdose of medications.

March 25: Staff responded to the 800 block of Mosquito Point Road for a verbal disagreement, and to the 2100 block of River Road for a stranded male from out of the area.

Staff also conducted 25 traffic stops, issued 14 summonses, assisted four motorists, recorded a deer strike accident, handled seven calls for traffic control, investigated four building alarms, processed a mental health order, logged four inmate transports, received 12 E911 hang-up calls and fielded four calls for animal control.

Fire calls

White Stone Volunteer Fire Department responded to a traffic crash on Ocran Road, a request for lift assistance on Shady Lane and with Kilmarnock VFD to a fire/smoke alarm on Fairway Drive.

Kilmarnock VFD also responded to a possible structure fire on Hatton Avenue and with Upper Lancaster VFD to a possible electrical fire on Mary Ball Road.

Upper Lancaster VFD also responded to a traffic crash on Pinckardsville Road and a fire/smoke alarm on Creekwater Drive.

EMS calls

For the week of March 18 through 24, the Kilmarnock-Lancaster Volunteer Rescue Squad, Upper Lancaster Volunteer Rescue Squad and Lancaster County Emergency Services responded to 30 calls for service including 21 medical emergencies, two injuries, a fire and four other calls.

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


Eva Louise Davila-Paz, a Colonial Beach woman, 55, was charged March 21 on a direct indictment issued from the Northumberland County Multi-jurisdictional Grand Jury for felony distribution of a controlled substance, namely a Schedule I or II drug. She was arrested by the Westmoreland County Sheriff’s Office.

Daniel W. Pritchard, 51, of Reedville was charged March 21, with possession of a firearm while a protective order was in effect and also was charged with pointing/brandishing a firearm.

David Webster Brann, 39, of Callao was charged March 23 with driving while revoked. This was a Richmond County warrant served by the Northumberland County Sheriff’s Office.


A Colonial Beach man, 25, was charged March 19 on a capias/attachment of the body for failing to comply with CCP. This was a Westmoreland Capias issued from the Juvenile and Domestic Relations Court, served by Northumberland County Sheriff’s Office.

A Washington, D.C., woman, 26, was charged March 19 with possession of marijuana and defective equipment.

A Dumfries man, 33, was charged March 19 on a capias/attachment of the body issued from the Northumberland County Juvenile and Domestic Relations Court for failing to appear. He was arrested by Fairfax County Police Department.

A Lancaster woman, 28, was charged March 19 with two summons for failing to sterilize an animal.

A Heathsville man, 56, was charged March 23 with driving while under the influence of alcohol, reckless driving and failing to drive on the right side of the road.

A Callao man, 26, was charged March 24 with driving while under the influence of alcohol, refusal of a breath test, failing to stop at a stop sign and operating a vehicle without head lights.

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