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Deputies Open House Tuesday 11-1 p.m.

June 9, 2003

Thank you to those of you who have encouraged me in my work. Your kindness in expressing appreciation for my work and devotion is very helpful to me. I appreciate the money being sent in. Yes, I need more money. I will come back to that.

Dog Found, Is This Your Beagle?

Typical Sterling. A family found a dog and posted a sign that says "Found Dog-- Beagle" Call 703-444-5372.

Community Policing Open House

On Tuesday, June 10, from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. the newly arrived Sterling Community Police Substation will have an open house. Please welcome these neighborhood deputies. They are making a difference.

The new substation is a small but important location for all of Sterling's residents: 408 S. Sterling Blvd. , behind the CVS Pharmacy in back of Odd Lots. It is between the Pizza Hut and the Funeral Home.

I have already visited the deputies and thanked them on your behalf. Let's make sure they know how you feel too.

Former Supervisor Whitener Leaving Loudoun

Conservative Icon Steve Whitener's Friends have put together a "Dutch Treat" Dinner for Sunday, June 15 at 7:00 pm at the Pacific Restaurant, 46240 Potomac Run Plaza, in Sterling. Please RSVP by June 13th, to ergnatz@aol.com , so we can give the restaurant an approximate head count!

Republican Convention Big Success

Thank you to those of you who attended the Republican Convention at Heritage H.S. I appreciate the support from delegates from Sterling and from all over Loudoun County. Thank you for re-nominating me as your Republican Supervisor. My comments, as reported by the Loudoun Eastener newspaper, "this is the biggest political operation in all of Virginia and spells the doom of the liberal domination of Loudoun County." I hope you agree.

PENALTIES FOR PARKING VIOLATIONS

At the Board Public Hearing, the board again strengthened new local ordinances restricting parking by adding new fines and penalties. I have been asking for this for months and months. Supervisor Bogard moved and I seconded that these new regulations become effective immediately.

Here's some "Effective Immediately" rules.

No person shall park (sic)
1.) on a sidewalk
2.) in front of ....(or obstructing) a public or private driveway
3.) on a crosswalk or within 20 feet of a crosswalk at an intersection.
5.) on a roadway side of any vehicle parked at the edge or the curb of a street.
7.) so as to prevent use of curb ramps.....
9.) perpendicular to any curb.......
10.) parking on the left side of the roadway facing traffic

For the complete text visit the loudoun.gov website and go the June 3 public hearing packet for item 3 "Parking Generally".

$5,000 Reward in Fatal Hit & Run Case

Or Help Increase the Fund, too.

Loudoun County, Virginia- A reward fund has been established to assist in bringing the individual responsible for the death of 51-year-old Everett Grimes of Sterling, to justice.

Mr. Grimes was struck and killed by a hit and run driver as he was walking along Harry Byrd Highway (Route 7) on the evening of April 21st.

The Everett Grimes Reward Fund will pay a cash reward not to exceed $5,000.00 for information that leads to the indictment and conviction of the person responsible for the crime. Additionally Loudoun County Crime Solvers is offering a reward of up to $1000 in the case. Sheriff's Investigators believe the car involved in the fatal hit and run is possibly a Toyota Corolla manufactured between 1988 and 1992.

The information comes from extensive interviews with several Toyota distributors using a portion of a side mirror found at the scene. If you would like to make a donation to the account you can make checks payable to the Everett Grimes Reward Fund, account # 5235364761, and send them to the BB&T bank located at 22550 Davis Drive in Sterling.

If you have any information regarding this incident or have seen a vehicle matching this description please call the Loudoun County Sheriff's Office immediately at 703-777-1021. If you would like to remain anonymous please contact Crime Solvers at 703-777-1919.

Sheriff's Office Issues New Warning of Home Improvement Scam Artists

Sheriff Stephen O. Simpson is once again asking residents to remain on the lookout for a group known as the "Travelers".

You asked for it, Sheriff's Office to Hold 20th Women's Self-Defense Workshop

Loudoun County, Virginia- Sheriff Stephen O. Simpson announces the 20th Women's Self-Defense Workshop. The purpose of this session is to educated women on sexual assault issues and rape awareness.

It will be held at the Northern Virginia Criminal Justice Academy on Tuesday June 24, 2003. The academy is located at 45299 Research Place in Ashburn, VA. The session will be held from 7:00 PM to 10:00 PM. Participants are asked to wear gym style clothing and athletic shoes. If you are interested in participating in this workshop please contact Ginger Wines or Audra Vogel at the Loudoun County Sheriff's Office at 703-777-0407.

ALL NIGHT PARTY AT PARK VIEW HS

Preparations begin noon Friday, June 13 at Park View High School for Monday night's all night Drug and Alcohol Free Party at Park View HS for graduating seniors. If you can, report to Mitzy to help with setting up decorations Friday at noon or report 9 a.m. Saturday, June 14 to Anne Geiger to help her to prepare for the important and vital all night party beginning Monday at 11 a.m to 6 a.m. for the graduates. Yes, your Sterling Supervisor will be volunteering all night at the Prize table as usual.

Sterling Teenager Succumbs to Injuries

Please say a prayer for a Sterling teenager who has passed away from injuries he sustained in a single vehicle accident on Potomac View Road Friday night.

Sterling Yard Sale

The monthly Briar Patch Park Yard sale will be held 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, June 21. Please consider supporting it and also helping me hand out really neat campaign materials. Let me know that you can meet me at 10 a.m. The park is located at East Frederick Road and Sterling Blvd.

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