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Daily Archives: April 9, 2015

Victim didn’t need the internet to get scammed; her insurance agent showed up at her door each month for eight years

When Hawkins contacted Columbian Mutual with a question about her policy in 2014, she was advised that there was no policy under her name in effect. This initiated an investigation by the State Corporation Commission’s Bureau of Insurance and the Virginia State Police Insurance Fraud program. The investigation reveled that while Mr. Barnes’ employment with Columbian Mutual Life Insurance Company ended in 2009, he continued to collect payments from Ms. A. Hawkins.

Gas & Go! Resident rocket scientist was cleaning his motorcycle parts in this home – with gasoline!

Salisbury units responded to the second working structure fire of the day at 2300 hours. Units arriving at 427 Elizabeth St. found a working fire in a 2 1/2 story wood frame dwelling and occupants reported trapped. One occupant jumped from the second floor and another suffered second degree burns on his arms, neck and leg. The cause was an unexplained ignition of gasoline while cleaning motorcycle parts.

Accomack Police Beat: Sheriff seeks information about fire that killed Adron Knight Jr. in Horntown

An investigation into this incident is ongoing and the fire appears to have begun in the kitchen area of the home. At this time, both the fire and death appear to be accidental in nature, however, a final disposition is pending the Medical Examiner’s report and the results of additional lab examinations.