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The Rappahannock County Grand Jury on Monday handed down true bills of indictment for five defendants with a total of 24 charges among them. Leading the pack was Lawrence “Junior” Wood Jr., of Amissville, with 19 charges of larceny by check, forging checks, uttering—another form of forgery — obtaining money falsely, committing construction fraud, and passing bad checks.

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 On May 24, 2019, Kavanagh and his father, long time Washington resident Edmund Kavanagh, entered the Rural King in Front Royal with the intention to buy a gun. Rappahannock County Sheriff’s Investigator Jim Jones told the Rappahannock News during a court recess on Tuesday that Thighe had completed the gun purchase application, but his father purchased the gun.

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