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Resourceful information was shared at the Town Hall Meeting on Opiod Addiction September 17.  If you missed it and want to learn more about the many facets of addiction, CLICK HERE to watch the event in its entirety. 

Upcoming Events

The National Take Back Initiative is a collaborative effort focused on removing potentially dangerous controlled substances from medicine cabinets all over the country.  On Saturday, October 22 from 10am – 2pm citizens may drop off expired, unwanted or unused pharmaceutical controlled or non-controlled substances and other medications to Stafford Deputies for destruction at the Stafford Hospital.  CLICK HERE for the event flyer.
Dispose of documents safely and securely on Saturday, October 29 from 8 am-12 pm at the Public Safety Center.  CLICK HERE for the event flyer.

Adjusted Fee for Concealed Weapon Permit

Effective Thursday, October 6, 2016, the total application fee charged by the Stafford County Sheriff's Office to apply for a Concealed Weapon Permit has been reduced by $7.  The fee is now $28 from $35, in addition to $10 charged by the Circuit Court and $5 charged by the Virginia State Police.  With the $7 fee reduction, the cost will go from $50 to $43.

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Senior Deputy Jason Forman (r) and Virgil Gray, Division Chief-Emergency Management Stafford County Fire and Rescue Department.
Senior Deputy Jason Forman (r) and Virgil Gray, Division Chief-Emergency Management Stafford County Fire and Rescue Department.

Deputy One of the Elite Fifteen

Public Information Officer MARGARET MORRIS MONCURE, October 20

Senior Deputy Jason Forman was awarded his Homeland Protection Professional Certification from the National Sheriff’s Association, Institute for Homeland Security on October 4, 2016. This program certifies that recipients are highly prepared to assist their agencies to prevent, to protect against, and prepare for, all hazards relative to homeland security. To date, only 15 local law enforcement professionals in Virginia have earned this certification.

The rigorous qualifications standards to ... (Full Story & Photos)

Weekend Arrest Solves Multiple Cases

Public Information Officer M.C. MORRIS MONCURE, October 18

On October 15, 2016 at approximately 10:20 a.m. the Stafford Sheriff’s Office received a call reporting a larceny from a vehicle at the Washington Square Plaza Walmart. The caller stated a subject had stolen her purse from her vehicle while she was returning her shopping cart and left the scene in a red four-door Dodge Dart. A tag number was also given.

When Deputy M.L. Jacobeen arrived he spoke with the victim who advised she had finished her shopping and had put groceries into her vehicle. ... (Full Story & Photos)

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High School Student Found with Handgun

Public Information Officer M.C. MORRIS MONCURE, October 14

Suspicious activities surrounding a juvenile caused a 17-year-old Colonial Forge High School student to be searched today. The search revealed a .40 caliber handgun which was concealed in the student’s backpack. The juvenile was charged with Possession of a Concealed Weapon and Possession of a Firearm on School Property. The investigation as to how the student came to possess the firearm is ongoing.

The juvenile is currently being held at the Rappahannock Juvenile Center.
... (Full Story)

Suspects Named in Shots Fired Incident Outside North Stafford Restaurant

Public Information Officer M.C. MORRIS MONCURE, October 14

Two suspects have been positively identified in the incident that occurred early today at Buffalo Mo’s in north Stafford.

Kevin Wayne Smith, Jr., age 23 of Salem Way Drive in Woodbridge was charged with Attempted 2nd Degree Murder and Use of a Firearm in the Commission of a Felony.

Brandon Christopher Baker, age 24 of Westminster Lane in Stafford was charged with Assault by Mob.

Both are incarcerated at the Rappahannock Regional Jail. The initial release from this morning’s incident can ... (Full Story)

Suspects in Custody After Shots Fired Outside North Stafford Restaurant

Public Information Officer M.C. MORRIS MONCURE, October 14

On October 14, 2016 at approximately 2:00 a.m. Stafford Sheriff’s Office responded to a fight in progress at Buffalo Mo’s in northern Stafford County. The caller reported four or five black males were outside fighting with a single black male. During the fight one of the males from the group brandished a semi-automatic handgun and fired several rounds. After the gunfire, the group of men fled the scene in a vehicle. When Patrol Units arrived they were able to confirm that no one was injured ... (Full Story)


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