Fluvanna Launches Fraud Program

Fluvanna County police are starting a program designed to fight fraud against the elderly.

The TRIAD agreement will employ the state Attorney General's Office, law enforcement or public safety officials and the senior community.

Virginia Attorney General Mark Herring says he believes in the program's success.

There are over 200 TRIAD chapters in Virginia.

The first Fluvanna County TRIAD meeting will be held August 27 at the Fluvanna Public Library.

City Man Charged With Burglary

Charlottesville police have charged a city man with burglary.

Fifty-nine-year-old Charlottesville resident David McKinley Patton is charged with burglary after police say a woman who lives on the 200 block of 14th Street NW woke up around 7am July 31st to find a light-skinned, older black man in her bedroom.

Police say the man ran from the home without taking any items or hurting the woman, but she was able to give officers a description.

The incident is still under investigation.

Police are also looking at other crimes of theft in the 14th Street area

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