Help Police Find an Attempted Robber

The Waynesboro Police Department has charged a Waynesboro man for the attempted robbery of the Fast Stop gas station (formerly Coastal Mart) 420 N. Poplar Avenue at approximately 8:30 p.m. on October 12, 2002.

Porter Thomas, 39 years of age, last known address 125 Bookerdale Road, Waynesboro has been charged with one felony count of attempted strong arm robbery. Thomas has not been apprehended and may have fled the state.

Thomas is a black male, 5'11", 200 lbs. Anyone who knows the whereabouts of Thomas is urged to call the Central Shenandoah Crime Stoppers at 800.322.2017 or their local law enforcement agency.

Anyone who gives information leading the arrest of Thomas may receive a cash reward of up to $1,000. Information given to Crime Stoppers may be given anonymously.


Sgt. Brian Edwards
Waynesboro Police Department
239 Market Ave (street address)
P O Box 1028 (mailing address)
Waynesboro VA 22980
(540) 942-6683 phone
(540) 949-3196 pager

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