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

  • 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...

  • James City man reported missing

    James City man reported missing

    Police are seeking a man reported missing on Oct. 13. Kelvin Leon Brown, 57 of James City County, was last seen Oct. 2 driving a 2009 black Cadillac with license plate VLF7911 reportedly on the way to visit a friend on Bush Springs Road from his residence on Chickahominy Road, according to a James...

  • Fall wildfire season begins Saturday

    Fall wildfire season begins Saturday

    As the temperature drops, the risk of wildfire rises. The fall wildfire season begins on Saturday, according to a Virginia Department of Forestry news release. Autumn is prime time for wildfire beacuse dried leaves collect on the ground, winds increase and humidity levels drop. These conditions...

  • Blue Star Memorial comes to Williamsburg

    The military memorial will be dedicated on Nov. 11

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