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Welcome to the Greene County Sheriff’s Office website! Sheriff Steven S. Smith has proudly served as Sheriff of Greene County since January 1, 2012. Under his leadership, the Greene County Sheriff’s Office has developed into an innovative law enforcement agency with the latest technology, education and training. The office is constantly modernizing to stay up to date with the latest developments in law enforcement.

Sheriff Steven Smith continues his movement on “Putting Citizens First” by implementing cost-effective programs beneficial to citizens; also, to identify what works and what doesn’t, to continually improve local law enforcement, criminal justice, and public safety.

The Greene County Sheriff’s Office is comprised of dedicated individuals sharing the vision of the Sheriff, and who perform as a team to accomplish set goals and objectives. We are a community policing agency and are very pro-active, offering various community based programs.

We invite you to explore our website to learn more about how we serve Greene County, and how you can help us to serve you even better.

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Wishing everyone a Merry Christmas

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Merry Christmas 🎄🎁

Merry Christmas 🎄

Merry Christmas to all of y’all

Merry Christmas!

Thank you all for what you do for our County.

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These tools have yet to be claimed. Please call 434-985-22222 and ask for the Evidence Unit if you have any information.
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Could they have been stolen?

SHARING.

Sounds like an auction with all found items and government excess.

Kathy Henshaw Collier

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***UPDATE***

Thank you, he has been located and is safe!

Please be on the lookout for missing juvenile Andrew Dovel. Last seen on foot in the area of Seminole Trail and Clore Dr @ Family Dollar. If seen or any information contact Inv. Jason Tooley at 434-531-0866**
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***UPDATE***

Thank you, he has been located and is safe!

Please be on the lookout for missing juvenile Andrew Dovel.  Last seen on foot in the area of  Seminole Trail and Clore Dr @ Family Dollar. If seen or any information contact Inv. Jason Tooley at 434-531-0866**

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SHARING in Ruckersville, Va Pleased keep us updated.

Sharing in Orange, VA. Please keep us updated.

Thank goodness ❤️

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Congratulations to our graduates of the 146th Basic Law Enforcement Officers on their graduation today! ... See MoreSee Less

Congratulations to our graduates of the 146th  Basic Law Enforcement Officers on their graduation today!

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Congrats and thank you for stepping up to serve your community!! We are eternally grateful for the choice you made.

Congratulations!!

Congratulations. Be safe and Best wishes on your new journey.

Wonderful!! Congratulations and prayers for your continued protection and safely in serving our wonderful community !! Thank you for your hard work and dedication. It is appreciated!

God bless you and keep safe. Thank you for service and dedication.

Congratulations, Thank you all for you service, God Bless You !

Congratulations. Thank you for working to keep us safe.😇

Congratulations y’all !

Congratulations gentlemen and stay safe!

Congrats! Thank you for serving our community! Praying for safety & blessings.

Congratulations 👏❤️🙏🙏🙏

Congratulations May God wrap his arms around you and keep you safe!!

Congratulations! Thank you for your dedication and hard work. May God bless you and keep you all safe.

Congratulations! Stay safe

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Congratulations. GOD BLESS YOU ALL. BE SAFE

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Congratulations my brothers. Can't wait to start working with you.

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November 16, 2022

PRESS RELEASE

On November 14, 2022, the Jefferson Area Drug Enforcement Task Force (JADE), in conjunction with the Greene County Sheriff’s Office Street Crimes Investigations Unit, executed multiple narcotic related search warrants in Greene County. The search warrants were executed pursuant to an investigation into the distribution of illegal narcotics involving Ryder Scott Ryder Durrer, a resident of Stanardsville. Pursuant to the executed search warrants the following items were seized:
Approximately 35 lbs. of Marijuana
15 ounces of Cocaine
$750 in US currency

As a result of the operation Ryland Scott Ryder-Durrer (DOB 2/13/1996) was arrested for the following charges:
18.2-248 Possession with intent to distribute a schedule I or II drug- 3rd or subsequent offense
18.2-248.1 Possession with intent to distribute marijuana >5 lbs. 3rd or subsequent offense

Ryder-Durrer is currently being held without bond at Central Virginia Regional Jail. This is an ongoing investigation and further charges are pending. The Jefferson Area Drug Enforcement Task Force (JADE) is comprised of Investigators from the Greene County Sheriff’s Office, Albemarle County Police Department, Nelson County Sheriff’s Office, Virginia State Police, and the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) Charlottesville Post of Duty.
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November 16, 2022

PRESS RELEASE

On November 14, 2022, the Jefferson Area Drug Enforcement Task Force (JADE), in conjunction with the Greene County Sheriff’s Office Street Crimes Investigations Unit, executed multiple narcotic related search warrants in Greene County. The search warrants were executed pursuant to an investigation into the distribution of illegal narcotics involving Ryder Scott Ryder Durrer, a resident of Stanardsville. Pursuant to the executed search warrants the following items were seized:
Approximately 35 lbs. of Marijuana
15 ounces of Cocaine
$750 in US currency

As a result of the operation Ryland Scott Ryder-Durrer (DOB 2/13/1996) was arrested for the following charges:
18.2-248       Possession with intent to distribute a schedule I or II drug- 3rd or subsequent offense
18.2-248.1    Possession with intent to distribute marijuana >5 lbs. 3rd or subsequent offense

Ryder-Durrer is currently being held without bond at Central Virginia Regional Jail. This is an ongoing investigation and further charges are pending. The Jefferson Area Drug Enforcement Task Force (JADE) is comprised of Investigators from the Greene County Sheriff’s Office, Albemarle County Police Department, Nelson County Sheriff’s Office, Virginia State Police, and the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) Charlottesville Post of Duty.

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Thank god they got this Reggie off the streets 😅

That’s not marijuana that’s mulch that’s why it’s still so much 😂😂🤷🏾‍♀️🤦🏾‍♀️ he couldn’t get that off if he wanted to

How did Greene county get ahold of a saltwater soaked bale of dirt weed that washed up in Vero Beach Florida in 1982?

35lbs of sticks and seeds. High grade

Great work! Thank You for doing your best to keep it off the streets!

Is this item still available?

I just came for the comments 😂

I know there's going to be some people in Greene County that are about to get told on 🤣🤣🤣

I don't snort or shoot up weed myself, cuz drugs are bad, mmkay...but this commentary 😂. Ahhh...I love living near rural communities where a small time dealer gets busted, everyone that knows him starts a war airing his personal drama in the comments, while strangers roast him (and the police). What a time to be alive. Happy Holidays, everyone.

for everybody putting there 2 cents in everybody else’s business and not worry about them self, leave my sisters name out ya mouths and on scott (my brother) behalf everyone mind your business, he will pull his time that he gets and ain’t gonna snitch cause that’s not him. his crime is on him not y’all so keep your opinions to yourself and your BIG a** noses out our business cause it don’t involve you or your opinions. PERIODTTTT.💪🏼 have a blessed day and stay safe.

The comment section did not disappoint 😂.

Dude got arrested and publicly roasted, tough week

Well first that looks like more than 750 in cash, unless they laid it to make it full, second, half of yall tripping because you now have to find more stuff 😂 last fighting on social media doesn't change this fact that he's gone for awhile. Regardless I like Scott he's not a bad person he just made poor decisions I really had/have hi hopes of a turn around and that he'll continue to try and do right. This is someone son brother love on have a little more respect

If he wasn't selling coke, I'd say leave him alone.

Is that tobacco!? 😂😂

Man out here stuck in 2004 selling Reggie. I’d be ashamed to be arrested for that 🤣🤣

😂🤣😂They still busting people for weed? Then gunna flex like they did something 😂🤣 what a waste of taxpayers money.

People are about to start whining that "Greene is dry AF right now", their plug is in custody, lol.

"Another one bites the dust"... Great work and congratulations to Greene County Sheriff's Office Investigations team. You are all awesome!!

PRAYERS SENT TO ALL OF THE FAMILY,

Keep getting them! Next!!!!

I didn’t know they still made swag.. 35 lbs for 500..

I’m just over here offering condolences to whomever buys this Mexican ditch Ouid and smokes it.

Great job Greene County Sheriff's Department for getting these drugs off the streets.

That looks like big bags of dirt !

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The Greene County Sheriffs Office recovered several tools in the roadway this morning. They appeared to have fallen off of a vehicle on Amicus Road between 6am-830am. Please contact this office to identify the tools missing.
434-985-2222
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It would be great if we could find whoever keeps “losing” paint out of the back of their truck.

What a very honest group

I drove through there at 7am, so it was after that.

SHARING for you.

Hopefully they will be able to get back, thanks for holding

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Here are the poll locations for November 8.

Congratulations DeAnna and Victoria!Congratulations to the 92nd Basic Communications Officers that completed their week long training that ended October 21st. Best wishes as you go back to your agencies. ... See MoreSee Less

Congratulations DeAnna and Victoria!

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Congratulations DeAnna and Tori.

Congratulations DeAnna! I am so proud of you girl. Miss you lots!

Thank you all very much!!!!!!!!!!!! 🙂 And a big Congratulations! :)

Congrats deanna

Congrats DeAnna!!

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Congratulations to all

Congratulations to you both.

Congratulations!!!

Congratulations❤️ Be Safe ❤️

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October 21, 2022

TO: LOCAL MEDIA OUTLETS

FROM: GREENE COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE
10005 SPOTSWOOD TRAIL
STANARDSVILLE, VIRGINIA 22973
PHONE: 434-985-2222 FAX: 434-985-3373

Greene County Sheriff’s Office received information about an allegation involving a crime against a child within the county. Greene County Investigation opened a case which resulted in a direct indictment of aggravated sexual battery of a minor less than 13 years old.

As a result, Rhudy S. Foutz of Ruckersville, age 75 was taken into custody on 10/14/22 and held without bond and transported to Central Virginia Regional Jail.

This is an ongoing investigation and if anyone has any information, they are urged to contact Sergeant Jason Tooley at (434) 531-0866
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October 21, 2022

TO:              LOCAL MEDIA OUTLETS

FROM:       GREENE COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE
                  10005 SPOTSWOOD TRAIL
                   STANARDSVILLE, VIRGINIA 22973
                   PHONE: 434-985-2222 FAX: 434-985-3373

Greene County Sheriff’s Office received information about an allegation involving a crime against a child within the county. Greene County Investigation opened a case which resulted in a direct indictment of aggravated sexual battery of a minor less than 13 years old.

As a result, Rhudy S. Foutz of Ruckersville, age 75 was taken into custody on 10/14/22 and held without bond and transported to Central Virginia Regional Jail.

This is an ongoing investigation and if anyone has any information, they are urged to contact Sergeant Jason Tooley at (434) 531-0866

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This man is 75 years old. I am willing to bet sadly that child isn’t his only victim. Throw away the key!

I really want to understand what do adults get out of messing with children 🤦🏾‍♀️ just disgusting

If he done anything to my daughters he wouldn’t see the court room

Sick glad it wasn’t my 13 year old it would be a picture of me on here for…. Let’s leave it at that 🤬

Let me have him for about a month he begging to get locked up!!!

75 probably been doing this crap his entire life. Let him rot in jail and may prison justice be served.

Seventy five. How many children has he stolen innocence and childhood from. How do these people camouflage themselves so well in plain sight?

Thank you for listening and investigating. We all need to be very careful about where our children are and who they're with. It's hard to trust people nowadays and that's why my children are only allowed to stay with a select number of people, especially overnight. Now let's pray this child gets the help they need.

I hope y'all prosecute to the laws full existence people like that make me sick !!!

What the actual hell!! Lead is cheap!!

My heart goes out to the victim or victims. I pray they get help to get them through this horrible situation .

Jail justice will get him

Wow. Wonder if there are others? He was a teacher at AHS for years.

This man has ruined this child's life.prayers

If it was one of my children, you’d be looking at my mugshot instead…

Good on this case but how about the one out on the streets of Greene for over a year now? Different case, same situation. SMH.

I have friends and family in pretty much every block in cvrj. Word is definitely getting in. If law enforcement is on our side they'll put him in gen.pop.

This man at his age should be enjoying his Retirement Not little kids SMH

He needs to be put in jail and never get out....If he did that to my granddaughters he wouldn't be around just saying

Greene or someone keep harassing me about raping my 7 year old. He was missing from Nathanael Greene Primary school and my daughter and son has been missing from the house for months threw the courthouse they took me to. I had a final court sole USA has been harassing me about the crime they did to me innocent in the house.

Co Mos if he gets sent somewhere real he won't b able to have anything con law

He should NEVER be FREE, let him Rot behind bars!

75 years old...geez. what in the world!

Great job!

Nail' hammer, gas, a knife, and a tree , add a match and let him decide his fate

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Greene County Sheriff's Office is now hiring for full-time School Resource Officer. ... See MoreSee Less

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You will never regret this decision. Protecting our children is a priority. Kudos for the person who worked hard to get these grants.

Best news We have heard in a while, we really need good Officers in our schools that will treat the students equal and be some one the children can relate to and respect! Just so glad .

They outside the house saying Greene county VA killed my 1 year and 7 year old that is missing from the house. I havent seen my babies in months since they had paper in the house that they use to hurt my babies. Pray for my babies Isaiah and Kimilla Campbell 🙏

This is great news!

Great news!!

Great news!

Good news

Awesome News!!!!!

Awesome news

Awesome

Greene county VA told me they took my 7 year old and raped him at or from Nathanael Greene Primary School and they said my innocent baby was in the white house. They should of left my baby alone and ride bus 18 home final court order sole affidavit January missing from school over my baby daddy house

Judy Wolford Whorton isn't this county for high top

Money well spent

Good job!

Thank you!

Awesome!!

Wonderful

Great news for the students and faculty

Protect your kids they telling they raped my 7 year old Melissa Smith helping kidnapped people kids from school

Awesome

Awesome!!

Good thank you

Wonderful!

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PRESS RELEASE

October 8, 2022

TO: LOCAL MEDIA OUTLETS

FROM: GREENE COUNTY
SHERIFF’S OFFICE
10005 SPOTSWOOD TRAIL
STANARDSVILLE, VIRGINIA
22973
PHONE: 434-985-2222
FAX: 434-985-3373

Operation Barbeque Sauce

Operation Barbeque Sauce was a joint narcotics investigation that included assistance from the following: Jefferson Area Drug Enforcement Task Force (JADE), Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) Charlottesville Post of Duty, RUSH Drug Task Force, the Greene County Commonwealth Attorney’s Office, and the Charlottesville Commonwealth Attorney’s Office. The results of this joint operation concluded with search warrants being executed on 10/6/22 in the following jurisdictions:

• Greene County
• Harrisonburg
• Charlottesville

The search warrant for Greene County was executed in the Ruckersville area and a large amount of illegal narcotics were located. As a result of the multiple search warrants Trevail Stuart Woodson, age 28, who is resident of Greene County was arrested in Harrisonburg. This is an ongoing investigation and additional charges are pending. Mr. Woodson is currently being held without bond at Albemarle County Regional Jail.

The following items were seized as a result of the search warrant:
- Methamphetamine approximately 13 pounds, valued at $639,100
- Heroin approximately 4 pounds, valued at $453,750
- Fentanyl pills approximately 10,000, valued at $100,000
- Fentanyl block approximately 3 ounces, valued at $21,250
- Cocaine approximately 13 ounces, valued at $36,000
- 5 various handguns
- 1 AK47 rifle
- $12,945 in US Currency
- Drug Packaging Press
The Jefferson Area Drug Enforcement Task Force (JADE) is comprised of Investigators from the Greene County Sheriff’s Office, Albemarle County Police Department, Nelson County Sheriff’s Office, Virginia State Police, and the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) Charlottesville Post of Duty.

The RUSH Task Force is comprised of Investigators from the Rockingham County Sheriff’s Office, Harrisonburg Police Department, and the Virginia State Police.
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PRESS RELEASE
 
October 8, 2022
 
TO:              LOCAL MEDIA OUTLETS
 
FROM:     GREENE COUNTY     
                    SHERIFF’S OFFICE
                    10005 SPOTSWOOD TRAIL
                    STANARDSVILLE, VIRGINIA  
                     22973
                    PHONE: 434-985-2222     
                    FAX: 434-985-3373
 
             Operation Barbeque Sauce
 
Operation Barbeque Sauce was a joint narcotics investigation that included assistance from the following: Jefferson Area Drug Enforcement Task Force (JADE), Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) Charlottesville Post of Duty, RUSH Drug Task Force, the Greene County Commonwealth Attorney’s Office, and the Charlottesville Commonwealth Attorney’s Office. The results of this joint operation concluded with search warrants being executed on 10/6/22 in the following jurisdictions:
 
• Greene County
• Harrisonburg
• Charlottesville
 
The search warrant for Greene County was executed in the Ruckersville area and a large amount of illegal narcotics were located. As a result of the multiple search warrants Trevail Stuart Woodson, age 28, who is resident of Greene County was arrested in Harrisonburg. This is an ongoing investigation and additional charges are pending. Mr. Woodson is currently being held without bond at Albemarle County Regional Jail.
 
The following items were seized as a result of the search warrant:
- Methamphetamine approximately 13 pounds, valued at $639,100
- Heroin approximately 4 pounds, valued at $453,750
- Fentanyl pills approximately 10,000, valued at $100,000
- Fentanyl block approximately 3 ounces, valued at $21,250
- Cocaine approximately 13 ounces, valued at $36,000
- 5 various handguns
- 1 AK47 rifle
- $12,945 in US Currency
- Drug Packaging Press
The Jefferson Area Drug Enforcement Task Force (JADE) is comprised of Investigators from the Greene County Sheriff’s Office, Albemarle County Police Department, Nelson County Sheriff’s Office, Virginia State Police, and the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) Charlottesville Post of Duty.
 
The RUSH Task Force is comprised of Investigators from the Rockingham County Sheriff’s Office, Harrisonburg Police Department, and the Virginia State Police.

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Great job !! Thanks for protecting our county

Now if the judge will do the right thing

All coming in from our open border policy there has to be something done ASAP

Great job Greene County Sheriff's Department for getting these weapons and drugs off the streets and I hope the judge gives him the maximum sentence required by law and anyone who sells or distributes fentanyl or other drugs should get a lengthy sentence.

Please call me for Jury duty!

So we're just not gonna talk about how it's called Operation Barbecue Sauce? 😂

Excellent work!!!

Great work. Pray the courts uphold the sentence he deserves

I would love to be on jury duty for this! So many lives saved! Great Job!

Pretty sure this saved a bunch of lives...

Awesome job seems so pale. I’m thankful that all of this garbage is off the streets. My grandchildren are a little safer.

I'm so glad they got this off the streets just more and more everyday. We just have to keep getting it off the streets coming across the borders using people and animals as mules it just has to stop. Families are hurting grieving children are crying, I'm just glad they got this batch and I know they'll continue to get more great job

If He wants to sell the stuff that takes the lives of others then he should have to live out the rest of his life behind bars. Unfortunately not one case I've seen so far has made a impression on our youth to get away from this type of life. Someone eventually needs to be responsible for their actions or this type of thing will continue to happen. MAKE A EXAMPLE AND DO THE RIGHT THING TO SAVE OUR KIDS!!

Good Job. Kick it up a notch and find his suppliers.

Great job Greene County. 👏 Pat Kidd Marshall

Thank you all for your work and getting this off the streets and gathering up those peddling it.

Good job Greene county !!

Great job Greene county sheriffs office

Great job everyone for getting this guy and this junk off the streets, this saves some lives. Hopefully the commonwealth and judge will give him a harsh, maximum sentence.

Great job everyone!

That’s a lot of barbecue sauce! 😂

Awesome job!! Hope you get more arrests !

Thank you for your persistence! You saved lives!!

Wow! Great work in keeping Greene County safe! Thank you!💙

Great job guys, please stay at it and God bless you all!!

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Greene kidnapped my son Isaiah from school I haven't seen my babies in months. They are not safe.

They kidnapped my babies over papers they made up taking me to court in the house. Both of my babies are missing from the house November and January affidavit

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Greene county VA kidnapped my babies from the house my son missing from Nathanael Greene Primary School with cps case closed. Watch out for your babies I haven't seen my daughter and son that 7 year old in months. They saying they had my baby in the white house idk what happened to my babies I haven't seen them in months and I don't talk to the father's

SHARING..🚲

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Bike Rodeo is back!

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Greene county VA kidnapped my babies from the house my son missing from Nathanael Greene Primary School with cps case closed. Watch out for your babies I haven't seen my daughter and son that 7 year old in months. They saying they had my baby in the white house idk what happened to my babies I haven't seen them in months and I don't talk to the father's

They stole my babies from aunt house November affidavit and from school January 2022

Brittainey Lyons

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Reminder that registration for Shop With A Cop is September 30 and October 1. Mark your calendar!

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Greene county kidnapped my son from school idk where he is they saying they played with my son ass

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