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Former Nelson County Sheriff Pleads To Two Counts : Will Not Serve Jail Time (Via CBS-19 & WDBJ-7)

Former Nelson County Sheriff Pleads To Two Counts : Will Not Serve Jail Time (Via CBS-19 & WDBJ-7)

[ 0 ] November 28, 2016

Lynchburg, Virginia “A former Nelson County Sheriff has entered a plea that prosecutors say will effectively end his law enforcement career. According to WDBJ, David Brooks entered Alford pleas on Monday to malfeasance and illegally disseminating images of another person. An Alford plea means Brooks maintains his innocence while admitting there is enough evidence to […]

Vasco Wright Wins Democratic Caucus In Nelson Sheriff's Race - Will Face Contenders In November Election

Vasco Wright Wins Democratic Caucus In Nelson Sheriff’s Race – Will Face Contenders In November Election

[ 0 ] May 13, 2015

Lovingston Nelson County, Virginia Sgt. Vasco Wright successfully won the democratic nod Tuesday evening as that party’s candidate to run for Sheriff of Nelson County in the November general election against several other candidates. Wright opposed Lt. Billy Mays who is currently an investigator with the Nelson Sheriff’s Office. Wright won the contest getting 229 […]

Nelson: Second Nelson Lawman Announces Candidacy For Sheriff

Nelson: Second Nelson Lawman Announces Candidacy For Sheriff

[ 1 ] January 29, 2015

Lovingston Nelson County, Virginia For the second time in less than 24 hours a candidate has announced he will run for Nelson County Sheriff. Sergeant Vasco Wright sent out the announcement late in the afternoon on Thursday. Nelson County Sheriff David Brooks said on Wednesday he will retire at the end of his current term […]

Nelson Chief Investigator Makes Announcement To Run For Sheriff

Nelson Chief Investigator Makes Announcement To Run For Sheriff

[ 3 ] January 28, 2015

Lovingston Nelson County, Virginia Within hours of the retirement announcement by Nelson County Sheriff David Brooks, his chief investigator Lt. Billy Mays made it official they he will be running for Nelson County Sheriff. “I decided to run for a variety of reasons. Early in my career I always knew I would advance, but wasn’t […]

Nelson County Sheriff Seeking Public's Help In Identifying Suspects

Nelson County Sheriff Seeking Public’s Help In Identifying Suspects

[ 0 ] April 28, 2014

Nelson County, VA Via Nelson County Sheriff’s Office The Nelson County Sheriff’s Office is seeking the public’s assistance in identifying two suspects in two still photographs. These subjects are believed to be responsible for several Breaking and Entering that have occurred along the route 151 corridor. Anyone with information may contact the Nelson County Sheriff’s […]

Nelson Sheriff Files Attempted Murder Charges In Assault On Deputy

Nelson Sheriff Files Attempted Murder Charges In Assault On Deputy

[ 2 ] May 29, 2012

Lovingston Nelson County, VA The following press release was received on May 29th from the Nelson County Sheriff’s Department. It has been reprinted here verbatim: On a May 19, 2012 traffic stop on High Peak Lane in Shipman, the K9 alerted on the vehicle. Lt. Becky Adcock & Deputy Cory Thacker asked the driver to […]

Former Nelson Deputy Sheriff Sentenced in Circuit Court : Updated 6.21.12

Former Nelson Deputy Sheriff Sentenced in Circuit Court : Updated 6.21.12

[ 0 ] March 20, 2012

Lovingston Nelson County, VA Via The Nelson County CA office: FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE DATE: June 21, 2012 RE: Former Nelson County Deputy sentenced on Tuesday FROM: ANTHONY MARTIN, COMMONWEALTH’S ATTORNEY CONTACT: 434-263-7010 On Tuesday, June 19, 2012, former Nelson County Deputy Joshua Hatter was sentenced by Nelson County Circuit Court Judge J. Michael Gamble. Earlier […]

Nelson Sheriff Brooks Retains Seat After Recount

Nelson Sheriff Brooks Retains Seat After Recount

[ 0 ] December 22, 2011

Lovingston Nelson County, Virginia As we first told you here earlier in the day Thursday, a recount was being held in the Noveber 8th Sheriff’s race in Nelson County. NCL can confirm the recount is completed and Nelson Sheriff Brooks has won the recount. Nelson County Election Registrar, Jackie Britt, notified NCL just moments ago […]

Bridgwater To Seek Recount In Nelson Sheriff's Race : Updated 11.13.11 11:00 AM

Bridgwater To Seek Recount In Nelson Sheriff’s Race : Updated 11.13.11 11:00 AM

[ 1 ] November 9, 2011

Lovingston Nelson County, Virginia Updated 11.13.11 11:00 AM EST On Sunday morning 11.13.11 Jackie Britt the Election Registrar with Nelson County emailed NCL and verified the information from her office. “The Electoral Board finished the canvass Thursday evening. The result was that David Brooks gained 3 votes and Mac Bridgwater gained 1. There is now […]

Some Clear Winners In Nelson Elections : Sheriff's Race Razor Thin

Some Clear Winners In Nelson Elections : Sheriff’s Race Razor Thin

[ 0 ] November 8, 2011

Lovingston Nelson County, Virginia You couldn’t slip a sheet paper in between the election results of Nelson Sheriff David Brooks and challenger Mac Bridgwater. Only 9 total votes separated the two as of late Tuesday night according to results posted by the Virginia Board Of Elections. As NCL understands the law, an automatic recount is […]

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