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Posted on: February 6, 2023

City of Williamsburg Launches Cybersecurity Training Pilot Program for Residents

The City of Williamsburg has launched a Resident Cybersecurity Training, a free pilot program that teaches residents how to raise their awareness of cybersecurity threats.

The Resident Cybersecurity Training uses a course from KnowBe4, an industry leader i...

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Williamsburg News – Public Safety
Posted on: February 1, 2023

Investigators Seek Assistance Identifying Larceny from Motor Vehicle Suspects

Williamsburg Police Department is asking for the public’s help to identify two people suspected of stealing items and money from an unlocked vehicle. 

On Jan. 9, 2023, at approximately 2:20 p.m., officers responded to the 400 block of South Englan...

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Williamsburg News – Public Safety
Posted on: February 1, 2023

VDEM: Nuclear Power Stations Transition from Siren Warning System to Integrated Public Alert System

RICHMOND, VA – Effective today, Feb. 1, 2023, those living within an approximate 10-mile radius of Dominion Energy’s North Anna Power Station (NAPS) and Surry Power Station (SPS), will no longer hear siren alerts in the event ...

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Williamsburg News – Public Safety
Posted on: January 25, 2023

Shooting Incident on 700 Block of Scotland Street

On Wednesday, Jan. 25, 2023, at approximately 12:47 a.m., officers were dispatched to the 700 block of Scotland Street for a shooting with injuries.

The first officer, who was nearby and heard the gunshots, arrived to the scene within seconds and found a 3...

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Williamsburg News – Public Safety
Posted on: January 23, 2023

Suspects Sought in Motor Vehicle Theft Investigation

On Dec. 3, 2022, at approximately 8 a.m., officers responded to the 300 block of 2nd Street to take a report for a past-occurred motor vehicle theft. On Dec. 8, 2022, the stolen vehicle was recovered in the 12000 block of Jefferson Avenue in Newport News,...

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Williamsburg News – Public Safety
Posted on: January 18, 2023

Update: Suspicious Package Determined Not a Threat

Update

A suspicious package reported near 600 Jamestown Road has been determined not to be a threat.

Williamsburg Police and Fire departments responded to a call about a suspicious package at 5:38 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 18, 2023. William & Mary Police Dep...

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Williamsburg News – Public Safety
Posted on: December 22, 2022

WPD: Help Us Identify Tampering with Auto Suspect

On Dec. 20, 2022, at approximately 6:50 p.m., officers responded to the 200 block of Longhill Road for a tampering with auto report. The initial investigation revealed that an unidentified man was looking inside parked vehicles and pulling on vehicle door...

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Williamsburg News – Public Safety
Posted on: December 12, 2022

ROAD CLOSED: Lafayette Street Between N. England and Waller Streets

Lafayette Street between N. England and Waller streets is closed due to a downed power pole. 

A tractor-trailer struck a pole near Botetourt Street, affecting Dominion and Cox lines. 

The street closure may last several hours. 

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Williamsburg News – Public Safety
Posted on: November 23, 2022

High Street View Structure Fire – 150 Kings Manor Drive

Firefighters prevented a blaze from extending into the living space of an apartment building this morning.

The Williamsburg Fire Department responded to a water flow alarm at High Street View Apartments, 150 Kings Manor Drive, at 4:08 a.m. Wednesday, Nov. ...

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Williamsburg News – Public Safety
Posted on: November 22, 2022

Williamsburg’s Seventh Annual Toy Drive

The Williamsburg Police Department, in partnership with Williamsburg Human Services, is pleased to announce the seventh annual “Stuff the Cruiser” Toy Drive. Please join us throughout November and December to donate toys to families within our community.

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