Motorcade escort Saturday night time to Luray pays respects to fallen Stanley Police officer | Newest Information
The Fairfax Division VSP Motors & Troopers was honored to assist in the procession to bring the murdered Stanley Police Department officer Nick Winum to Page County.
First responders held a roadside memorial for fallen police officer Nick Winum on Saturday night.
BY CULPEPER STAR EXPONENT STAFF REPORT
Local law enforcement and community members took part in the motorcade Saturday night to drive home the fallen 48-year-old Stanley police officer Dominic “Nick” Winum, who was fatally shot in a traffic obstruction on February 26th.
The Page County Sheriff’s Department escorted his body from the doctor’s office in Manassas to Luray, using I-66 to Route 340.
The Fairfax Division of the Virginia State Police supported the procession and stretched for miles along the highway.
“Please come out and show your support along the procession for this hometown hero as he goes home,” the Page County SO wrote on social media.
On the way, other first responders paid their respects, including from the Fauquier County’s sheriff’s office, which lit their vehicle lights along the freeway and held a roadside memorial service for the murdered officer.
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“The men and women of the Fauquier County Sheriff’s Office, along with Sheriff Mosier, send our prayers and condolences to the Stanley, Virginia Police Department and to the family and friends of Officer Dominic” Nick “J. Winum. You are forever in our thoughts and prayers. Gone, but not forgotten, ”wrote FCSO.
A post on the Culpeper County Sheriff’s Office Facebook page on Friday said, “Sheriff Jenkins and the entire Culpeper Sheriff’s Office were broken upon learning of the Page County incident involving a Stanley Police Department officer Service was killed. We send our prayers and condolences to the Stanley Police Department and to the family, loved ones, and friends of the fallen officer.