Pulaski VA Deputy Perry Hodge ID’d As Victim In Thursday Dublin Fatal Head-On Crash

PULASKI COUNTY, VA. (THECOUNT) — Pulaski County Sheriff’s Office Deputy Perry A. Hodge, of Dublin, Virginia, has been identified as the victim in a fatal Thursday morning vehicle crash in Pulaski County.

Hodge, 49, was killed in a two-vehicle crash near Dublin early Thursday morning.

According to reports, Michael D. Morris, 26, of Pulaski, was operating a Chevrolet 1500 pick-up truck traveling on Route 11 near Dublin, when for unknown reasons, the vehicle crossed centerlines and into opposing lanes around 4 a.m. Thursday. The vehicle then came into head-on contact with a Ford F150 pickup truck, operated by Hodge.

Hodge was pronounced dead at the scene of blunt force trauma injuries.

Morris was transported to an area hospital for treatment of serious unknown injuries.

Charges are pending in the deadly incident.

The cause of the crash remains under investigation.


Geo quick facts: Pulaski County is a county located in the U.S. state of Virginia. As of the 2010 census, the population was 34,872. Its county seat is Pulaski. Pulaski County is part of the Blacksburg–Christiansburg, VA Metropolitan Statistical Area – Wikipedia.

VA Teen Chandler Dowell ID’d As Saturday Dublin Stabbing Victim Brent Harrell Arrested Murder

PULASKI COUNTY. VA. (THECOUNT) — Chandler S. Dowell, of Fairlawn, Virginia has been identified as the victim of a Pulaski County fatal stabbing early Saturday morning.

Brent E. Harrell, 19, also of Pulaski, Va., has been charged with 2nd-degree murder in the death of Dowell, also 19.

Virginia State Police say Harrell and Dowell engaged into a verbal altercation after 2 a.m. Saturday while outside Harrell’s dwelling located in the 7800 block of Cleburne Boulevard in Pulaski County.

During the altercation, Harrell presented a knife and stabbed Dowell. The weapon was later recovered by officials at the scene.

Dowell was transported to an area hospital where he was later pronounced dead of stab wounds.

His remains were transported to the Office of the Medical Examiner in Roanoke for examination and autopsy, WDBJ7 reported Sunday afternoon.

Police say Harrell was taken into custody at the scene without further incident. He is currently housed at the New River Regional Jail on a no-bond order.

The investigation remains ongoing.

Anyone with possible additional information on the deadly incident may contact police at 911.

Geo quick facts: Dublin is a town in Pulaski County, Virginia, United States. The population was 2,534 at the 2010 census. It is part of the Blacksburg–Christiansburg–Radford Metropolitan Statistical Area. It is the site of the Volvo Group Trucks Operations New River Valley Cab and Vehicle Assembly plant – Wikipedia.

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The crowd was singing along to the singer’s rendition of “Love The Way You Lie,” when Riri began to openly weep. After the waterworks, she was unable to continue for several minutes.

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RiRi was singing “Love the Way You Lie”, her hit song with Eminem, when the audience roared the words back at her, and it was just too much. She dissolved into tears, unable at a point to continue. You rarely see Rihanna like this. Continue reading

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At least seven people were injured Thursday night after a car crashed into Taqueria Los Pericos restaurant in Dublin, Ca., at the East Bay strip mall.

The incident was reported just after 6 p.m. at 7474 Village Pkwy.

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A dark colored Ford Mustang plowed through the restaurant’s glass windows facing the parking lot and came to a stop inside. Continue reading

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City records reveal that Sean Harrington, 35, a five-year veteran based in Dublin, could be charged with felony computer theft after forwarding himself six explicit photos during the booking a 23-year-old San Ramon woman in August.

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The photos depict the woman, who is not being identified, in a bikini and in various states of undress.

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The bad news comes seven months after telling fans he was in remission.

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Teen In Coma After Testicle Squeeze Prank

A teenager suffered a suspected heart attack after his testicles were squeezed in a schoolboy prank gone wrong.


The 17-year-old, from Artane in Dublin, is in a medically induced coma after passing out following the incident on Thursday, the Irish Mirror reports.

The St David’s CBS pupil was heading back to school after a lunch break when he began joking around with a group of boys.

One of the group is reported to have ‘jerked his scrotum’. A source close to the boy’s family believe it wasn’t done in a ‘malicious way’.

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