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Courtesy of Chief Merricks

The Altavista Police Department recently issued the following press release:

On July 26, 2020, at approximately 10:22 pm, APD received a complaint of shots fired in the area of Rail Line Dr in the town of Altavista.  Upon investigation of the incident, it was determined that an individual had discharged a firearm in the vicinity.  A search warrant was applied for and issued for a residence on Express Line Dr.  Two weapons were seized from the residence. 

As a result of the investigation, Gregory Bryce Worley, 24, of Altavista was charged with the following: Willfully discharge or cause to be discharged a firearm in any street in this town in violation of town code 46-184,  Recklessly handle a firearm in violation of state code 18.2-56.1 and Brandishing a firearm within 1000 feet of a school ( felony) in violation of 18.2-282.  Worley was arrested by APD on 7-30-2020 and taken before a magistrate who released him on an unsecured bond. 

The Campbell County Sheriff’s Office assisted Altavista PD with this case. 

If you have information about this or any other case, please call APD at 434-369-7425 or Central VA Crime Stoppers at 888-798-5900.