Community and law enforcement celebrate the season with shopping, Santa and ‘Christmas magic’


With the sun still hanging low in the sky early Saturday morning, the Tabb Kmart was illuminated with the smiles of excited children, parents, and police officers. The York-Poquoson Sheriff’s Office hosted their 15th annual Shop with a Sheriff Saturday morning. More than 60 eager children showed up to go holiday shopping with police officers […]

Police seek man accused of stealing church’s master key

The York-Poquoson Sheriff's Office is seeking the public's help in identifying a man accused of stealing a church's master key. (Courtesy of York-Poquoson Sheriff's Office)

Police are seeking the public’s help in identifying a man believed to have stolen a master key to the Yorkminster Presbyterian Church in York County. An unidentified man entered the preschool office at the church around 11:30 a.m. Nov. 27 and took the master key to the building, according to a York-Poquoson Sheriff’s Office Facebook post. […]

Update: York man found dead after YPSO issues missing person alert

(Courtesy YPSO)

Update: Newport News Police are reporting Witmer was found deceased Tuesday in the 12400 block of Warwick Boulevard behind a local grocery store. An investigation is ongoing. The York-Poquoson Sheriff’s Office has issued a missing person alert for York County resident David Chase Witmer. According to police, Witmer has been missing since Sunday and was last seen in […]

State officials, YPSO respond to Dallas shootings

YPSO Lt. Dennis Ivey receives a donation of doughnuts from a resident following the deaths of five police officers in Dallas July 7. (Courtesy of the YPSO Facebook Page)

Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe, along with state and local police departments, has extended condolences to the families of the police officers killed or injured during a peaceful protest in Dallas Thursday night. In a statement, McAuliffe said he and his wife, Dorothy, are “heartbroken by the hateful act of violence.” A sniper attack left five officers […]

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