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UPDATE: Bedford Co. Hit and Run Suspect Charged in Second Incident


UPDATE: Bedford County Sheriff's Office Release:

OnFriday, March 21, 2014 at 10:20 p.m., Bedford County 911 dispatchers received a callfrom a Michael Jenkins,1087 Snowberry Hill, Bedford, Va. reporting his houseand truck were on fire. Bedford County Fire and Rescue units were dispatched.

When they arrived on scene, they found a pick-up truck on fire in the driveway.The house was not on fire. As firefighters were attempting to extinguish thefire, Jenkins started pushing them away and began to throw objects at their vehicles.

Bedford County sheriff's deputies arrived on the scene and arrested Michael WayneJenkins, age 26.

He was charged with being intoxicated in public, felony assaulton a firefighter and maliciously throwing missiles at an occupied vehicle.

Hewas transported to the Bedford Adult Detention Center.  

BedfordCounty fire investigators are investigating the truck fire as a possible arson.


UPDATE: State Police have arrested 26 year old Michael Wayne Jenkins for the hit and run death of Sean McQuaid on 122 near 24 Friday night.

Jenkins is currently being held in the Blue Ridge Regional Jail with no bond.

According to authorities, the investigation is still on going and the State Police continue to seek information from anyone that might have been the area at the time of the accident.

Anyone with Information pertaining to the investigation should contact the Virginia State Police at 1-800-542-5959.


Bedford Co., VA- State Police are looking for a suspect involved in a fatal hit and run Friday night in Bedford County.

Police say 53-year-old Sean M. McQuaid of Cape Canaveral, Florida was riding his bicycle south on Route 122 when he was hit from behind. We're told the vehicle then fled the scene.

McQuaid was taken to Roanoke Memorial Hospital and passed away from his injuries Saturday. Police are looking for a newer model Ford Edge sport utility vehicle in connection with the incident.

If you have any information call State Police at 1-800-542-5959.

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