Homicide in Warren County
The Warren County Sheriff's Office has identified Clay Marshall Curtis, 61, of Front Royal as being a person of interest in the homicide of Simon Jefferson Funk, Jr., 42, of Front Royal, Virginia. Mr. Funk's body was discovered in the early morning hours of December 10, 2014 in a wooded area off Kildare Drive in Warren County.
Clay Marshall Curtis was arrested on a federal probation violation and was transported to the Central Virginia Regional Jail on December 10, 2014. The Warren County Sheriff's Office is actively working the investigation and no further information is being released at this time.
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December 10, 2014
Last Updated (Tuesday, 16 December 2014 10:33)
Deceased Male Discovered Near Low Water Bridge
On Tuesday, 11/18/2014, at approximately 12:30 pm, Warren County Sheriff’s Office patrol deputies responded to the area of Morgan Ford Low Water Bridge. Warren County Sheriff’s Office Communications Center received a report from a male individual who advised that he was walking in a wooded area near the bridge when he discovered a deceased white male.
Warren County EMS personnel responded and subsequently pronounced the male individual deceased on the scene. The man has been identified as Jason Andrew Roach 29, no fixed address.
The preliminary investigation does not suggest foul play. Anyone with information regarding Jason Andrew Roach is urged to contact Investigator Brandon Darr at the Warren County Sheriff’s Office at (540) 635-7100.
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November 19, 2014
Sheriff Daniel T. McEathron
Last Updated (Thursday, 20 November 2014 15:23)
On January 22, 2014 around 4:52 pm, a 911 call was received by the Warren County Sheriff’s Office for a cardiac arrest at the Bentonville low water bridge. A 53 year old male had been pulled from the water by family and construction workers that were in the area. The male was identified as Jeffery Vaught of Front Royal. Warren County Fire & Rescue along with the Warren County Sheriff’s Office responded to the scene. It was determined Vaught was filling buckets of water to be used on his farm at the time of the incident.
Mr. Vaught was transported to Warren Memorial Hospital where he was pronounced dead. The exact cause of death will be determined by the state medical examiner’s office. The death is being handled as an accident.
The Warren County Sheriff’s Office sends our deepest sympathy to the family of Mr. Vaught.
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Last Updated (Tuesday, 25 November 2014 12:37)
Robbery at Beach Bum Tanning
On Tuesday, 01/14/14 at 7:06 p.m., the Warren County Sheriff’s Office received a report of a robbery that had occurred at Beach Bum Tanning at 50 Riverton Commons, Front Royal.
An employee reported that a white male entered the business claiming he was the new maintenance worker. While the employee was distracted, the suspect opened the cash drawer and took an undisclosed amount of cash. The suspect also stole a wallet from the business. The suspect left the scene on foot in an unknown direction. The suspect is described as a white male, approximately 5’9”-5’11”, thin build, and sandy hair. The suspect was wearing a white hoodie sweatshirt and blue jeans.
The Warren County Sheriff’s Office canine was called to the scene in an attempt to determine a route of travel. The investigation has revealed that the suspect may be operating a dark colored sedan, unknown make or model. The sheriff’s office is also investigating some suspicious activity at the Wal-Mart located in the Riverton Commons shopping center that occurred prior to the robbery at Beach Bum Tanning to determine if the incidents are connected.
If anyone has any information, they are asked to contact Investigator Smoot at the Warren County Sheriff’s Office at 540-635-7100.
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Last Updated (Tuesday, 25 November 2014 12:38)
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