Through the course of the investigation, police found out Silvius had entered one residence on Willis Drive and attempted to enter a second home, however, a woman was able to shut the door before he attempted to enter.
"Each one of those cars that were rummaged through this past weekend, the 21 cars, every single one of them was left unlocked," said Lauren Cummings, a spokesperson with the Winchester Police Department.
“They decided somewhere, unwisely really, without our input or much notice, to reduce the hours of the post office. I don't think it's a well thought out business decision. It's a money-making post office and we service lots more than just Burkittsville.'
Family members, friends and fellow deputies attended a ceremony to celebrate the promotion of 12 deputies from the area. Officials said Frederick County has seen a number of retirements lately, and are losing a lot of experienced members.
"The applicant is prepared to proceed but they wanted to do the right thing and not rush forward without giving everyone an opportunity to communicate with them," said Peter Fitzpatrick, attorney representing Old Line Arsenal, LLC.
A 100-mile stretch of the Pennsylvania Turnpike now has a higher speed limit. Crews replaced the 65 mph signs with 70 mph signs Wednesday from the Blue Mountain exit (201) to the Morgantown exit (298).
“I've never seen so much love and support from the community. It's been absolutely amazing to see how much love people have for this family and it's easy to see why because they are a beautiful wonderful family."
A residential basement fire claimed the life of one cat and one dog in Hagerstown Thursday afternoon. According to fire officials, two other dogs that were inside the house were transported to a nearby animal clinic.
Winchester's former Economic Development Director is looking to turn over a new leaf. Deskins resigned from his position last April after solicitation and marijuana charges were brought against him in Shenandoah County.
“Nothing short of a military deployment is going to help the problem,” said Jenkins. “What's happening on our borders will impact our communities at some point, maybe not today or tomorrow but we will see an impact. Part will be the criminal element that is coming across the border.”
The incident occurred at 11:20 a.m., Wednesday, July 23 at a business located in the first block of South Loudoun Street. The business said they did not take the $100 bill and the 19-year-old left the business.
Deputies said on Monday, July 21 around 1:30 p.m., two teenage males trespassed on the family's property along Shepherdstown Road, and tied a black tow rope around Catnip. The rope was so tight it had to be cut off with a razor.
"I actually cried. It was very sad to see her. She just looked really pathetic and was dripping sweat. Her eyes were both watering, so it looked like she was crying, and that was sad to watch as well."
"Some people say that you know all that we've been doing, the picketing, the news releases, things like that are for not, but they have drawn a lot of attention to this problem. And practically I would note that even our local delegate now and other legislators are now taking heat, which they didn't before," Cookman said.
“You’re supporting that farm right there and that family to stay in that business that will support the rest of the other businesses, buying tractors or other equipment, whatever it is,” said Robert Black of Catoctin Mountain Orchard.