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January 7, 2022

Allegedly intoxicated driver hits sheriff’s vehicles

Photos/Fauquier County Sheriff’s Office
Troy Terrell of Linden allegedly crashed his car into these two sheriff’s SUVs in the Cedar Lee Middle School parking lot in Bealeton.
Bane received treatment at an emergency veterinary clinic.
Charged with DUI, Troy Terrell remained in the county jail Friday night.
The suspect’s vehicle.
An intoxicated driver ran off Marsh Road in Bealeton and struck two Fauquier sheriff’s vehicles — one of them a K-9 unit — Thursday night, according to authorities.

Inside the sheriff’s vehicle, K-9 Bane suffered “of non-life-threatening injuries” and received treatment at an emergency veterinary clinic, Lt. Steve Lewis wrote in a press release Friday night.

The county 9-1-1 center received the first report of the incident at 9:44 p.m. Jan. 6.

“On January 6, sheriff’s deputies were preparing for an investigation in the parking lot of Cedar Lee Middle School located in the 11100 block of Marsh Road,” Lt. Lewis said. “While deputies were outside their vehicles, a small sedan drove off Marsh Road and drove over the curb and struck two sheriff’s office patrol vehicles in the parking lot. The operator was identified as Troy Terrell, 44, of Linden.”

Virginia State Police arrested Mr. Terrell and charged him with driving under the influence.”

He remained in the county jail without bond Friday night.

No deputy suffered an injury, Lt. Lewis said.
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