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Posted on: February 8, 2024

City of Williamsburg to Host Information Session on New Police Station

The City of Williamsburg invites the public to attend an information session about the planned new police station’s design and location.

The open house information session is slated from 4 to 6 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 22, 2024, at the Williamsburg Fi...

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Williamsburg News – Public Safety
Posted on: February 1, 2024

Tobacco and Vape Seizure

On Jan. 26, 2024, at approximately 1 p.m., Williamsburg Police Investigators executed a search warrant at the Tobacco & Vape store located at 1012 Richmond Road. An employee of the store, Mohamed Lemine Ejiwen, 31 of Metairie, Louisiana, was arrested ...

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Williamsburg News – Public Safety
Posted on: January 24, 2024

Rape Suspect Arrested

On Jan. 21, 2024, at approximately 1:50 a.m., Williamsburg Police officers were dispatched to the 700 block of Scotland Street for an assault.

The initial investigation revealed that Orlando Rodriguez Rivera, 41 of York County, raped a 36-year-old female i...

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Williamsburg News – Public Safety
Posted on: January 19, 2024

Road Rage Investigation

On Jan. 18, 2024, at approximately 6:10 p.m., officers were dispatched to the 100 block of Thomas Nelson Lane for an incident involving the possible unlawful discharge of a firearm.

The initial investigation revealed that two vehicles were almost involved ...

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Williamsburg News – Public Safety
Posted on: January 11, 2024

Runaway Juvenile

Update: On Jan. 11, 2014, at approximately 3:15 p.m., El’eyona Roberts returned safely to the custody of her mother.

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The Williamsburg Police Department is asking for the public’s assistance in locating 15-year-old El’eyon...

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Williamsburg News – Public Safety
Posted on: December 19, 2023

City of Williamsburg Wins National Night Out Award for Outstanding Participation

The City of Williamsburg won a National Night Out Award for outstanding participation for its event at the Community Building on Oct. 3, 2023.

The City of Williamsburg placed 11th in the nation for participating populations between 15,000 and 50,000. Commu...

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Williamsburg News – Public Safety
Posted on: October 14, 2023

Update: Strangulation Subject Arrested

Updated (Oct. 20, 2023) 

Jeffrey Haywood, 42 of York County, was arrested by the Williamsburg Police Department with assistance from the James City County Police Department on Oct. 20, 2023. Haywood was wanted out of Williamsburg for domestic assa...

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Williamsburg News – Public Safety
Posted on: October 13, 2023

City of Williamsburg Enters Comprehensive Agreement for New Police Station

City Council voted unanimously on Thursday, Oct. 12, 2023, to authorize that the city manager enter into a comprehensive agreement with Henderson Inc. to build a new 43,400-square-foot police station adjacent to the Municipal Building on Lafayette Street....

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Williamsburg News – Public Safety
Posted on: October 9, 2023

City of Williamsburg to Host Drug Take Back Day, Shred It Event, Early Voting on Saturday, Oct. 28

The City of Williamsburg will collect unused prescription drugs and offer paper shredding services from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 28, in the Municipal Building parking lot, 401 Lafayette St.

Both events provide a drive-through option with parking av...

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Williamsburg News – Public Safety
Posted on: October 3, 2023

FEMA and FCC Plan Nationwide Emergency Alert Test for Oct. 4

WASHINGTON – FEMA, in coordination with the Federal Communications Commission (FCC), will conduct a nationwide test of the Emergency Alert System (EAS) and Wireless Emergency Alerts (WEA) tomorrow, Oct. 4.

The national test will consist of two po...

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