PULASKI — A Wythe County man accused in a string of year-end car thefts and escapes — including the alleged flight from a magistrate’s office in a Montgomery County sheriff’s deputy’s vehicle — saw his legal problems lessen slightly Monday as Pulaski County dropped charges against him.
Police officers were justified in shooting Donovan Mathew Tatro earlier this month on the side of Interstate 81, Pulaski County’s commonwealth’s attorney said Tuesday.
Virginia State Police have identified 19-year-old Brent E. Harrell, of Pulaski, as the suspect who was arrested in connection with a Saturday morning killing in Pulaski County.
A suspect in a hit-and-run crash was shot by police Sunday during a standoff along Interstate 81 in Pulaski County.
Cody Ryan Drain, who authorities say stole a Montgomery County sheriff’s deputy’s car and spent New Year’s Eve and Day on the run, was arrested Wednesday in Wythe County, law enforcement officials announced.
RINER — Joe Wood saw a familiar face when he flipped on the 6 p.m. news Sunday evening to a report of a fugitive accused of stealing a Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office vehicle to escape custody early that morning.
PULASKI — Ashley White had five years of probation trimmed from her sentence after the Virginia Court of Appeals ruled she should not be held criminally responsible for her son’s septic tank drowning.