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Posted on: January 9, 2022

Police Seek Public’s Assistance in Locating Missing Person

Update: Ms. Castaldo has been found safe.

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The Williamsburg Police Department is seeking the public’s assistance to locate a missing person.

Rachel Castaldo, of Poquoson, is a 32-year-old female who was last seen at approximately 4:30 a.m. Sun...

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Williamsburg News – Public Safety
Posted on: December 22, 2021

Robbery Suspect Arrested

The Williamsburg Police Department has arrested a man in connection with an armed robbery of a 7-Eleven.

On Dec. 15, 2021, at approximately 9 p.m., officers were dispatched to a past occurred armed robbery in the 1500 block of Richmond Road. The initial in...

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Williamsburg News – Public Safety
Posted on: December 17, 2021

Abduction Arrest

On Dec. 14, 2021, members of the Williamsburg Police Criminal Investigations Bureau (CIB) arrested Brando Alex Pastor Batz, 19, of Henrico, for abduction and contributing to the delinquency of a minor.

The victim’s mother reported her 17-year-old...

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Williamsburg News – Public Safety
Posted on: November 19, 2021

Williamsburg Police, Human Services Departments Kick Off Food, Toy Drives This Weekend

Williamsburg Police Department kicked off the Stuff the Cruiser Food Drive on Friday, Nov. 19 at Aldi, 1504 Richmond Road.

WPD continues the food drive, which asks the community to donate non-perishable food items, from 2 to 6 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 21 at Food ...

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Williamsburg News – Public Safety
Posted on: November 13, 2021

Update: Victim Identified in Fatal Stabbing

Update (2:45 p.m. Nov. 15)

The victim from Friday evening’s fatal stabbing has been identified as Catherine Patricia Heaston, 71, of James City County, Virginia. James City County Police Department notified the victim’s family of her pa...

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Williamsburg News – Public Safety
Posted on: November 7, 2021

Shooting Incident at Intersection of Richmond and Ironbound Roads

On Nov. 6, 2021, at approximately 11:30 p.m., the Williamsburg Police Department responded to a report of shots fired near the intersection of Richmond and Ironbound roads. Officers located a number of spent shell casings in the area. One victim, an 18-ye...

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Williamsburg News – Public Safety
Posted on: October 19, 2021

City of Williamsburg to Host Drug Take Back Event

The Williamsburg Police and Fire departments will host a Drug Take Back Event from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 23, 2021, at the Williamsburg Fire Station, 440 N. Boundary St.

Bring any expired or unused prescription or over-the-counter medications, in...

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Williamsburg News – Public Safety
Posted on: October 19, 2021

City of Williamsburg Halloween Guidelines

Trick-or-treat hours in the City of Williamsburg are from 6 to 8 p.m. on Sunday, Oct. 31, 2021, for children 12 and under. Households that do not want to participate should turn off their porch lights.

To protect yourself and others from the spread of COVI...

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Williamsburg News – Public Safety
Posted on: September 27, 2021

2021 National Night Out, Canine Carnival Canceled

The City of Williamsburg has canceled two upcoming events due to the high transmission level of COVID-19 in the Greater Williamsburg region.

National Night Out, previously scheduled for Oct. 5, and the Canine Carnival, scheduled for Oct. 17, are canceled f...

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Williamsburg News – Public Safety
Posted on: July 7, 2021

Apply for Williamsburg Police Chief's Citizen Advisory Committee

The Williamsburg Police Department is accepting applications for those interested in becoming a member of the newly formed Citizen Advisory Committee (CAC).

The CAC is a forum for police-community interaction to address public safety and related issues in...

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