The apparent embezzlement of more than $250,000 in seized drug money by a Loudoun County sheriff's deputy, still unresolved after nearly 18 months, is now becoming an issue in the sheriff's first reelection campaign. A former top commander for Loudoun Sheriff Mike Chapman is alleging that Chapman failed to stop the deputy from stealing $50,000 after the problem was noticed, and that Chapman has wrongly claimed credit for uncovering the embezzlement, while also attacking Chapman's management of budget and staff.
The Washington Post, Sun, Apr 19 2015 @ 06:16 PM
Last week, when Republican Del. David Ramadan shocked his colleagues by announcing his resignation after two terms representing the 87th District, he indirectly highlighted the importance of competition, campaign finance reform and the preservation of modest pay for Virginia's part-time legislators.
The Virginian-Pilot, Sun, Apr 19 2015 @ 12:42 AM
On appeal, Benjamin B. Fitzgerald contends that the circuit court erred in denying his request under the Virginia Freedom of Information Act , Code A 2.2-3700 et seq., to obtain a copy of a suicide note contained in a criminal investigative file maintained by the Loudoun County Sheriff's Office. Finding no such error, we affirm.
FindLaw, Thu, Apr 16 2015 @ 03:00 AM
A Maryland man is behind bars after Leesburg police pulled him over Monday and found more than $900 worth of clothing that he allegedly shoplifted from the Leesburg Corner Premium Outlet Mall. Jeffrey T. Cannon, 54, of Hagerstown was arrested and charged with petit larceny and possession of burglarious tools, and he was ordered held without bond at the Loudoun County Adult Detention Center pending arraignment, according to the Leesburg Police Department.
Patch.com, Wed, Apr 15 2015 @ 04:20 PM