Public Safety

Deceased resident identified in Leesburg house fire

December 20, 2020

On Wednesday, December 16, 2020 the Loudoun County Office of the Chief Medical Examiner confirmed the identity of the victim from Sunday’s house fire as 58-year-old Lynne McKew. The official…

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Leesburg Police make arrest in armed carjacking and abduction investigation

December 15, 2020

Subsequent to an investigation into a reported armed carjacking and abduction that occurred over the weekend, a 16 year old male was taken into custody last night and charged with…

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Purcellville police reports for the week ending December 11, 2020

December 14, 2020

12/04/20            6:57 p.m.           1000 Main Street                                                   Larceny  The complainant was shopping on November 23, 2020 and left her iPhone on the counter while checking out. She called the…

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Package theft awareness and prevention tips

December 14, 2020

With the holiday season upon us, many people are shopping online and receiving an increased number of package deliveries. Therefore, the Purcellville Police Department would like to remind residents to…

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Purcellville police reports for the week ending December 4, 2020

December 8, 2020

11/27/20          7:24 a.m.         140 Purcellville Gateway                               Indecent Exposure  The complainant reported that at approximately 7:06 a.m. a customer in the Starbucks drive thru exposed himself while accepting his order. …

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Leesburg police officer retires after providing more than 29 years of public service to the Town of Leesburg

December 5, 2020

The Leesburg Police Department would like to congratulate Sergeant Steven Pebler on his retirement from the Department after providing more than 29 years of public service to the Town.  Upon…

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Purcellville police reports for the week ending November 27, 2020

December 2, 2020

11/21/20          5:02 p.m.         151 W. Main Street                                        Hit and Run  The complainant reported that a dark colored SUV traveling west on Main Street struck the driver’s side mirror…

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Purcellville police reports for the week ending November 20, 2020

November 25, 2020

11/13/20          3:24 p.m.         1020 E. Main Street                                       Overdose  Officers responded to Velocity Wings for a report of an unconscious male. Upon arrival, the first officer found a 25…

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Sheriff Mike Chapman is considering running for governor of Virginia

Sheriff Mike Chapman considering the big leap: from LoCo Sheriff to Governor of Virginia

November 4, 2020

Michael L. Chapman, the popular, outspoken, and very forward-thinking Sheriff of Loudoun County, is considering a run for the governorship of Virginia in 2021. The Blue Ridge Leader & Loudoun…

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Loudoun County Cold Weather Shelter Opens Nov. 15

November 4, 2020

The Loudoun County Cold Weather Shelter will open Sunday, Nov. 15, for adults in the community who are experiencing a housing crisis resulting in homelessness. The shelter, which provides a…

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