May 6, 2008 Caroline County news roundup

The Free Lance–Star:

A Ruther Glen man was charged with rape and sodomy last week after his daughter, a Caroline High School student, reported that she had been abused by her father.

The 42-year-old man, who is not being named to protect the identity of the victim, was arrested April 28 after an employee at the high school told Deputy G.W. Honeycutt, the school’s resource officer, about the reported abuse, said Miles Turner of the Caroline County Sheriff’s Office.


Her father is charged with rape and two counts of sodomy, as well as misdemeanor contributing to the delinquency of a minor.

The Free Lance–Star:

Beverly L. Gage, 53, of Woodford died Sunday, May 4, 2008, at her home.

She was the widow of Donald Gage and had been active in fire and rescue for the last 15 years as an EMT and dispatcher.

Survivors include her daughters, Peggy, Dona and Jayme Gage of Caroline County and Kathryn Gage of Hampton; her stepson, Donald Gage Jr. of Maine; four sisters, Jacqueline Sites and Kathy Whitaker of Springfield, Barbara Kelley of Arlington and Karen Fox of Boston; her brother, Mark Giles of Ruther Glen; and five grandchildren.

Mrs. Gage will be cremated. Her family will receive friends at Storke Funeral Home, Bowling Green, Thursday, May 8, from 6 to 9 p.m.

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