WSWV News Archive

Scott County Police Chase Three Women

The Virginia State Police have filed additional charges against three Sullivan County, Tennessee women who were arrested after a police chase last Tuesday evening. The Virginia State Police report stated that Autumn L. Gillis age 28 of Kingsport, fired numerous shots at a Gate City officer that was in his vehicle in pursuit. Gillis is […]

Billy Joe Ramey Sentenced

Billy Joe Ramey, age 34 of Big Stone Gap, was sentenced in the Wise County Circuit Court today for two counts of breaking & entering, two counts of grand larceny, and one count of destruction of property.    Ramey previously pled guilty to his crimes on May 2, 2017 without a plea agreement, meaning that a […]

Board of Supervisors and Lee School Board Meeting Tonight

The meeting with the Lee County Board of Supervisors, and the Lee County School Board will be this evening at six p.m. in the conference room at the Lee County School Board Office.

Representative From Morgan Griffith’s Office in Jonesville Today

There will be a staff member from the Ninth District Congressman Morgan Griffith's office at the Lee County Sheriff's Office conference room today in Jonesville from ten this morning until twelve noon. Any residents requiring assistance with federal matters are encouraged to stop by during this time.

Thief from Big Stone Gap Sentenced

According to Commonwealth Attorney Chuck Slemp, Billy Joe Ramey age 34 received an active sentence of three years and eleven months after a portion of his sentence was suspended by a Circuit Court judge. Ramey was arrested back in 2016 for the discovery of items taken from homes located on Powell Valley Road were discovered […]

Wise County’s Most Wanted List

Wise County Sheriff's Office are currently seeking the following individuals Eric Monroe Jones  male August 10th 1970, 5'7", 175 lbs with black hair and brown eyes, wanted for First Degree Murder Use of a Firearm while Committing First Degree Murder Possession of a Firearm Felony Probation Violation Subject is considered armed and dangerous and the […]

Department of Game and Inland Fisheries Elk Poaching Investigation

Department of Game and Inland Fisheries has opened a case into hunters poaching elk in Southwest Virginia. The agency reported that one elk was killed in the Guest River area of Wise County near Norton and the other poaching incident happened in the Warfork community of Buchanan County in November. The elk were part of […]

Lee County Sheriff’s Department November Stats

November 2017 Total calls received by Dispatch: 5,821. Total calls received that Deputies responded to: 904. There were 182 calls dispatched to other agencies. There were 219 Rescue Squad calls and 16 Ambulance calls. There were 14 Fire Department calls dispatched. Nine escorted Funerals. Forty-one vehicles were unlocked for citizens. Deputies served 150 warrants and […]

Michigan Couple Arrested in Rose Hill

Sheriff Gary Parsons stated on November 30th at 2:27 in the morning that Deputy Scholl came upon a suspicious vehicle at the Black Diamond in the Rose Hill area of Lee County. Deputy Scholl made contact with the driver and passenger of a maroon Buick parked at the Black Diamond where the male falsely identified […]

Lenowisco Planning District Commission Board of Directors Meeting

The Lenowisco Planning District Commission Board of Directors will meet Monday evening December 4th at five thirty in the Crooked Road Technology Center. Suite 101 at 372 Technology Trail in Duffield.