Madison County Sheriff's Office

  • Agency: Madison County Sheriff's Office
  • Address: 115 Church St, Madison, 22727 VA
  • Chief:
Phone: 540-948-5161
Fax: 540-948-3069

Madison County Sheriff's Office is located at 115 Church St, Madison, 22727 VA. The Madison County Sheriff's Office phone number is 540-948-5161.

Madison County Sheriff's Office News

Update: June 2, 2018 12:45 p.m. With heavy hearts, we regret to announce that at approximately 10:20 a.m., a deceased female was recovered and identified as our missing person. The Madison County Sheriffs Office would like to thank the local, state and private citizens for ALL of their assistance and support during this search. We would like to extend a special thank you to the citizens of Madison County and our extended communities that always come together in times of need. We are forever grateful. -Sheriff Erik J. Weaver

Any volunteers that wish to help search tomorrow PLEASE report to the Madison County Volunteer Fire Dept at 8:15 am. Please be prepared for weather, and rough walking conditions.

Update: June 1, 2018 @ 4:45 p.m. Search will continue until 8:00 pm tonight. We will start search back tomorrow morning.

Update: June 1, 2018. 1:00 p.m. Search efforts continue Water conditions have improved making it easier to dive. Search groups have convened with approximately 100 people including, Virginia State Police , Conservation Police, Virginia Department of Emergency Management, Dogs East, Search and Rescue and Shenandoah Mountain Rescue Group. Any volunteers that wish to help in the search are asked to PLEASE report to the Command Center which is located at the Madison County Volunteer Fire Company, so that you may be registered. PLEASE FOLLOW THE MADISON COUNTY SHERIFFS OFFICE FACEBOOK PAGE FOR NEWS AND UPDATES!

Update: June 1, 2018 10:30 a.m. Search efforts continue today with assistance from the Virginia Department of Emergency Management, Virginia State Police, Virginia State Police dive teams, community support and aerial support.

Update: May 31, 2018 at 11:00 a.m. A full scale search resumed at 0800 hours on May 31, 2018. There are multiple resources on scene to include Search and Rescue teams, Virginia State Police dive teams, Virginia Department of Emergency Management and aerial support. Personnel from surrounding jurisdictions are also assisting. Efforts continue to locate a person reported missing yesterday evening in the area of Graves Mountain Lodge.

Last night, the Madison County Sheriffs Office received a call at approximately 8:30 pm reporting a female in the water that could not be located. The Madison County Sheriff’s Office responded to the area and Swift Water Rescue was contacted. Local emergency agencies, as well as mutual aid from surrounding counties, responded. Units searched over night from Graves Mountain Lodge to the bridge at N. Blue Ridge Turnpike and West Hoover Road. Search continues this morning with multiple agencies involved.

Madison County Department of Social Services - Family Services Staff thanks Sheriff Weaver and staff for working together to promote awareness and stop elder abuse. May is Adult Abuse Prevention Awareness month. Pictured are Emily Yowell, DeAngela Alexander, Rebecca Wareham and Sheriff Weaver.

Sheriff Weaver visited Good Hope Church Preschool this morning. Thank you for the card, we have it on display at the Sheriffs Office.

Congratulations to Deputy Bradley Meadows, who graduated today from the 137th Basic Law Enforcement class of the Central Shenandoah Criminal Justice Training Academy. Sheriff Weaver and fellow deputies attended the graduation ceremony today at Augusta Military Academy in Fort Defiance, VA. Congratulations again, Deputy Meadows!

The Law Enforcement United group traveling through downtown Madison

This morning, The Madison County Sheriff’s Office welcomed the “Law Enforcement United” group as they stopped for a quick break while traveling to Washington D.C. These men and women ride in honor of our fallen law enforcement officers and the survivors that carry on their memories. We were thrilled to be a host agency in this event again and appreciate all that these individuals, and their families, have sacrificed! What a true honor!

Thank you to The Flock Church of Pratt’s for your blessings this morning for our first responders! The pies are amazing!

Successful Drug Take Back Day. Thank you to everyone that participated!

**PRESS RELEASE** During the early morning hours of Saturday, April 28, 2018, the Madison County Sheriff’s Office responded to an assault call in progress in the 3800 block of Orange Road. Deputies arrived on scene to find a male subject holding a knife to his throat. After a lengthy negotiation with the subject, Deputy C. Tash was able to place him in custody without further incident. There was no threat to the community. Subject was transported to Culpeper Regional Hospital. Sheriff Erik Weaver

Reminder! Drug Take Back Day is tomorrow April 28, 2018 between 10 a.m. - 2 p.m. at the Madison County Sheriff's Office

The 2018 Madison County Sheriff's Office Bunkie Eanes DARE Memorial Scholarship winner was Benjamin Dillon. Madison County Sheriff's Office Deputy/SRO Drew Eanes presented Benjamin Dillon with the $500.00 scholarship last night at the Senior Awards Ceremony. The scholarship is given in memory of former DARE Instructor Bunkie Eanes. This award is given to a student who is committed to community service/volunteer, academic achievement, leadership skills, maintaining a drug free lifestyle, and following the principles of the DARE program. Congratulations to Benjamin Dillon!

Thank you to the following sponsors of today's presentation. Madison County Sheriff's Office DARE Program - Sheriff Weaver & SRO Drew Eanes, MCHS Drivers Education Program - Mike Sacra, Madison County Commonwealth Attorney's Office - Clarissa Berry & Jennifer Hayes, Madison County Education Foundation - Vice President Jayne Penn Hollar, State Farm Insurance - Billy Hale, Madison County Juvenile Probation Office - Shelley Morris, Virginia Farm Bureau Insurance - Trey Humphrey (not pictured)

PRESS RELEASE: On April 17, 2018 an Illinois woman was charged with DUI after hitting 2 Madison County Sheriff’s Office Deputies. At approximately 22:56 hours accused was traveling north bound in south bound lane of Rt. 29, she struck first deputies vehicle on driver’s side. This occurred south of Shelby. Accused continued north bound in south bound lane striking second deputy in the area of Sheetz. One deputy was transported to UVA hospital, was evaluated and released this morning. The second deputy was treated on scene for a hand injury. Trooper Yowell with the Virginia State Police is handling the Investigation. Kathleen Chambers has been charged with DUI, and Hit and Run, she is currently being held in Central Virginia Regional Jail with no bond. Sheriff Erik Weaver 4/18/2018

**Informational Bullentin** The Madison County Sheriff's Office has received several reports of packages and mail being stolen out of mailboxes along South Seminole Trail. Please contact the Madison County Sheriff's Office at 540-948-5161 if you see any suspicious activity at or around your mailbox. **

*UPDATE* Marcus Allen Jackson was arrested April 11, 2018 by the US Marshall Service. He is being held at Central Virginia Regional Jail.

Information for the citizens of Madison County. On Sunday, April 8th, 2018 the film crew will be back in the Syria - Graves' Mountain Lodge area filming. As always, if you have any questions or concerns please feel free to contact us at the Sheriff's Office at 540.948.5161

**NEWS RELEASE** In the early morning hours of March 22, 2018, a Madison County Sheriff’s Office Deputy, while on patrol, discovered a male laying on the side of the road in the 3000 block of Orange Road, in the Aroda area of Madison County. During the investigation, it was determined that the victim had been shot. The victim was transported to UVA Medical Center. Further investigation by the Madison County Sheriff’s Office has resulted in the arrest of the following subject: Dylan P. Statts, 24 years of age, of the 3000 block of Orange Road has been charged with the following: • Felony, Malicious shooting with intent to main, disfigure or kill • Felony, use, attempt to use or display a firearm in the commission of a felony. Dylan P. Statts is currently being held at the Central Virginia Regional Jail in Orange.