WSWV News Archive

1st Annual Stars and Stripes Charity Run to be held this July 4th

Women sentenced for bringing meth to USP Lee inmate

The Department of Justice reports a woman from Ohio has been sentenced for conspiring with an inmate to smuggle drugs into the United States Penitentiary in Lee County. The woman allegedly tried to smuggle methamphetamine into the federal facility by hiding the drugs in her body Nicole Diane Shroyer, 46 years old of Dayton, pled […]

WCSO Weekly Activity Report

WEEKLY PRESS RELEASE May 9, 2017 The Wise County Sheriff’s Office reports the following activities for the period of 05/01/2017 through 05/07/2017 Wise Central Dispatch received a total of 1,686 calls for this seven-day period. Of the total calls received 341 were dispatched to the Sheriff’s Office Total number of Domestic calls for this period […]

LCSO looking for help identifying suspect

If anyone can identify this man, please call Sgt. Chris Lewis @ 276-346-7756. All information will be kept anonymous. We would like to see justice for a local business.

Wise woman awarded $110.5 million in Johnson and Johnson talc lawsuit

A St. Louis Circuit Court jury has returned a $110.5 million verdict for a Virginia woman in a lawsuit claiming Johnson & Johnson’s products caused her ovarian cancer. Lois Slemp, 62, of Wise, Va., claimed her use of the company’s Shower to Shower and baby powder products over four decades as well as asbestos particles […]

WCSO Weekly Activity Report

WEEKLY PRESS RELEASE May 4, 2017 The Wise County Sheriff’s Office reports the following activities for the period of 04/24/2017 through 04/30/2017. … Wise Central Dispatch received a total of 1,610 calls for this seven-day period. Of the total calls received 299 were dispatched to the Sheriff’s Office Total number of Domestic calls for this […]

Two camp inmates at USP Lee escape, Marshals Service offering reward

The U.S. Marshals Service is searching for two inmates who escaped from the USP Lee minimum security satellite camp sometime Wednesday. The Marshals Service is now offering up to $2,500 per inmate for information that leads to capture. The Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives has agreed to match that amount, bringing the potential […]

LCSO April Activity Report

Total calls received by Lee County Dispatch Office 6,128 Total calls received, deputies responded to 1034 There were 474 calls dispatched to the Fire Warden, Conservation Officer, V.D.O.T., Juvenile Services, Department of Social Services, Animal Control, State Police and the Towns of Jonesville and Pennington Gap Police Departments. There were 211 rescue squad calls and […]

Lee Rescue Squad April Run Report

April Run Report:  Rescue 12 and crew were dispatched to 112 Calls for a total of 4,341 Miles covered.  Breakdown: 55 Calls in Pennington 24 Calls in Jonesville 10 Calls in St. Charles 01 Call  in Keokee 01 Call in Thomas Walker 03 Calls in Jasper 07 Calls in Dryden 72 Patients were taken to […]

Wise man receives two and a half years prison for child abuse and other charges

A Wise, VA man was sentenced Tuesday morning in Wise County Circuit Court to two years and six months in prison. Christopher Todd Clark, 50, was sentenced on charges of felony child abuse, allowing a minor to drive, possession of a schedule II drug, possession of a schedule IV drug, inhaling a noxious substance, public […]