• Free Union Crime Report

  • We don't have a lot of crime in Free Union, but when we do you'll hear about it here first.

  • Illegal Road Sign Update

    August 31, 2017
    Illegal Road Sign Update

    DATELINE: July 16, 2014 Another illegal sign in the VDOT right of way spoted on Old Orchard Road, Free Union, VA. This sign has even made claims of road conditions without any USGS studies or data to support the claim. Free Union VDOT Jurisdiction UPDATE: Sept 1, 2017 The resident complied with [...]

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    Resident Calls Police Claiming Neighbor Flew Drown to Look in her Window

    A Free Union resident called the Albemarle County Police claiming her neighbor flew their drone into her yard and tried to look in her window. The accused not only didn't own a functioning drone but was not in Virginia at the time. Police confirmed the accuser is well know to them and [...]

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    VDOT Addresses Illegal Sign Issue

    Owners face fines and removal of signs Staff of the Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT) has seen a recent increase in the number of illegal signs in VDOT right of way and is taking the necessary legal steps to address the issue. Signs which are placed on VDOT right of way create safety [...]

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    &quote;Dog startling&quote; in the early morning hours claimed by resident.

    Neighbor Claims Viscous Dog Attack ! Unsubstantiated claims of a "dog startling" in the early morning hours have been rumored. In the wee hours of October 23rd, the victim claims that a terrier ran into her yard without permission and caused her to "nearly have a heart attack". We have included a [...]

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    Maupin Store Break In

    November 21, 2007
    Maupin Store Break In

    November 21, 2007 4:20am Free Union Crime Stoppers™ were once again called to action when a brazen burglar smashed and entered the store in the early morning hours. Two units caught the action. The vehicle was a dark Mercedes convertible. Perp attempted to enter the store by unscrewing the light [...]

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    Letter Illegally Delivered to US Postal Box Without Postage!

    This letter was recently discovered by local Free Union Crime Watch deputies. It was delivered anonymously in a residents mailbox WITHOUT postage. This is a violation of Federal Law Title 39 and carries a fine of $500.00 per occurrence. Free Union forensic experts are working to determine the [...]

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    Maupin Store Break In

    November 14, 2004
    Maupin Store Break In

    Thieves made another bold night time robbery at the Maupin Store in Free Union. At 2:30am robbers shattered the glass front door and entered the store. The target of the classic "smash and grab" robbery appeared to be cigarettes and the always valuable and easy to turn over $100,000 Candy Bars. It [...]

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    Brash Maupin Store Break In

    October 14, 2003
    Brash Maupin Store Break In

    About 10 years ago, I left the fast paced life of Los Angeles and New York City to raise my 3 daughters in a kinder gentler part of the world. Like a reverse Beverly Hill Billies, we packed up our stuff and relocated to a quaint little hamlet in Virginia, called Free Union.  I saw and bought the [...]

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