Jack Jacobs

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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

  • Police: Reports of residence break-ins lead to arrest

    Police: Reports of residence break-ins lead to arrest

    Police arrested a man who victims say broke into two residences within minutes of each other on Sunday night.  A victim reported to responding officers that a man broke into his home in the 200 block of Patriot Lane searching for a woman at around 8:25 p.m., according to Williamsburg police spokesman...

  • Generator catches fire in Kingswood

    Generator catches fire in Kingswood

    JAMES CITY - Fire units responded to a fire caused by a power generator at around 12:45 p.m. on Sunday on Oxford Road in Kingswood, according to a James City County news release. The generator caught fire, and flames spread to the home. The residents weren't home at the time of the incident and...

  • Cleanup wraps up in Williamsburg area in Hurricane Matthew's wake

    Cleanup wraps up in Williamsburg area in Hurricane Matthew's wake

    Work crews are wrapping up problems created by Hurricane Matthews when it brought rains and winds to the Historic Triangle Saturday and Sunday. Most Dominion customers still without power can expect their power to be restored by Monday night, and road issues are mostly confined to minor flooding...

  • Authorities search house near Toano Middle in mobile meth lab investigation

    Authorities search house near Toano Middle in mobile meth lab investigation

    JAMES CITY - Authorities searched a house in James City County at around 2:30 p.m. on Thursday in connection with an investigation of a mobile meth lab discovered in York County, according to a county news release. The search didn't yield any materials associated with the production of methamphetamines,...

  • Police: Man reports armed robbery in Williamsburg

    Police: Man reports armed robbery in Williamsburg

    A man reported being robbed by an armed person at around 8:45 p.m. on Monday in the 400 block of Parkway Drive, according to Williamsburg Police spokesman Greg Riley. The victim said he was approached by a white man who revealed a firearm and demanded the victim surrender his belongs. The victim...

  • Conference explored challenges of violence against women

    Conference explored challenges of violence against women

    Violent acts against women aren't punished appropriately, can lead to more violence outside home

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