Jack Jacobs

Writer

Jack Jacobs covers West Point and King William County for the Tidewater Review. Previously, he covered public safety for the Virginia Gazette. He can be reached by phone at 757-298-6007.

Recent Articles

  • Williamsburg man pleads guilty in child pornography case

    Williamsburg man pleads guilty in child pornography case

    A Williamburg man pleaded guilty to child pornography charges on Tuesday in U.S. District Court. Edward Joseph Matish, 25, pleaded guilty to accessing with intent to view child pornography involving a prepubescent minor and faces a maximum penalty of 20 years in prison at his sentencing on Jan....

  • York County drug collection event set for Saturday

    York County drug collection event set for Saturday

    Citizens with drugs to dispose of can take advantage of York-Poquoson Sheriff's Office's drug collection event on Oct. 22. The event provides a chance for residents to turn in unwanted or expired prescription pill and patch medications to authorities to prevent abuse or theft of the medications....

  • Liberty Tour comes to Williamsburg to talk election, personal freedom

    Liberty Tour comes to Williamsburg to talk election, personal freedom

    WILLIAMSBURG - Liberty Tour 2016 will make a stop at William and Mary Tuesday night, with comedians, law enforcement and political officials speaking on how the presidential election affects personal liberty. Liberty Tour 2016 is fueled by the nonprofit Our American Initiative, which was founded...

  • Preliminary hearing set for man charged in Crust shooting

    Preliminary hearing set for man charged in Crust shooting

    The preliminary hearing date for a man arrested in connection with a shooting incident at The Crust Cafe was set Tuesday in Williamsburg-James City County General District Court. Police arrested John Lee Johnson, 22, of Williamsburg, when he turned himself in to authorities several weeks after...

  • Local police to hold drug collection events

    Local police to hold drug collection events

    Authorities primarily seek to collect prescription drugs

  • Williamsburg area law enforcement weigh in on body cameras

    Williamsburg area law enforcement weigh in on body cameras

    City police officers will likely be equipped with body cameras in 2017, joining a growing list of law enforcement personnel outfitted with the equipment. Williamsburg City Council gave the green light to a $221,567 proposal to outfit officers with body cameras Thursday. “It’s an invaluable tool...

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