Lynchburg police: teen dies of gunshot wounds after taken to hospital

On January 11, 2018 at 2358 hrs, Lynchburg Police officers were dispatched to 1800 Block of Taylor St. for reports of shots fired. Upon officers arrival they located a male victim suffering from multiple gunshot wounds. The male victim, an 18 year old resident of Lynchburg was transported to Lynchburg General Hospital where he later […]

Police respond to reports of a fight, one man arrested for marijuana

From Lynchburg Police: On January 10, 2018 at 11:56 am, Lynchburg Police officers were dispatched to 110 Aaron Place Apt. # 301 for a report of two males fighting. It was reported that one of the males was armed with a gun. Prior to officers arrival the male with the gun reportedly fled on foot […]

Lynchburg City Schools closed today due to icy road conditions

From Lynchburg City Schools: Due to the icy road conditions, Lynchburg City Schools is closed today, January 9. Students and less than 12-month employees do not attend. Twelve-month employees and essential personnel, including maintenance and custodial staff, please report to work at 10 a.m. Thank you!

Armed robbery on New Year’s Eve at Lynchburg IHOP

From News Release: On December 31, 2017 at approximately 10:30 pm, Lynchburg Police officers responded to 5500 Fort Avenue (IHOP) for a report of an armed robbery. The suspect entered the store; produced a handgun and demanded money. The suspect then fled the restaurant on foot; running towards Wards Road with an undisclosed amount of […]

Lynchburg police investigating after barbershop shooting

From Lynchburg Police: On December 21, 2017 at approximately 1:14 p.m., the Lynchburg Police Department responded to the parking lot of Hill City Cuts Barber shop located at 500 Alleghany Avenue for a report of shots fired. Callers stated two males were shooting at each other in the parking lot of the barber shop. One described […]

Bedford County drug investigation leads to 29 arrests

A Bedford County drug investigation has led to 29 arrests. A grand jury returned 53 indictments on those people December 1st. According to a news release, the indictments are the results of an ongoing narcotics investigation. According to court records, the 29 individuals were arrested between December 7th and 15th.

Lynchburg police and US Marshalls Service arrest two men for robbery

Lynchburg Police and the US Marshals Service arrested two men in the 2200 block of Yortown Avenue. Authorities say 23-year-old Traquon Napier was arrested for charges including robbery, use of a firearm in commission of a felony, and violating probation. 27-year-old Martikus Mosley was arrested for robbery and violation of a court order. Both are […]

Lynchburg police find man with gunshot wound in leg

From Press Release: On December 5, 2017 at approximately 11:43 p.m., the Lynchburg Police Department responded to a malicious wounding that was reported to have occurred in the area of 8th St. and Pierce St. When officers arrived on scene they located the victim, a 20 year old male resident of Lynchburg. The victim had […]

Red Ford truck stolen, second vehicle theft this week

From News Release: The Campbell County Sheriff’s Office is currently investigating a second vehicle stolen this week. A 2001 red Ford F250 Super Duty diesel was stolen from Elmwood Drive in Evington, on Wednesday, November 29. The image attached is of the actual truck stolen. If you have any information about this theft, please contact […]