State, local officials to discuss Shore arson spree & more
On October 11th From 6 to 7:30 p.m., a panel of state and local officials will discuss the inner workings of large-scale investigations, including the Shore’s arson spree of 2012-13, in conjunction with the Eastern Shore firefighting exhibit currently on display at Ker Place.
Panelists hosted by the Eastern Shore of Virginia Historical Society will include Rob Barnes, investigator with the Virginia State Police; Robbie Lewis of the Virginia Department of Forestry; Jeff Flournoy, director of the Eastern Shore 911 Center; C. Ray Pruitt, director of the Accomack County Department of Public Safety; as well as a representative from the Accomack County Sheriff’s Department.
The panel will offer an inside look at cross-departmental investigations, including profiling, fieldwork, etc.
Admission to the event is $5 for each Historical Society member and $10 a person for non-members.
The event will be at the Onancock Baptist Church Family Life Center, 1 Crockett Ave. in Onancock.
Purchase tickets at shorehistory.org/ticketsales.