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News Release - 2.16.24

The Russell County Sheriff’s Office (Virginia) was attempting to locate Adrian Danielle

Woodruff, 31 of Castlewood, VA and her one-year old child. The two had been missing since

February 5, 2024. Russell County also held outstanding warrants for Woodruff.

On February 15, 2024, the Russell County Sheriff’s Office contacted the Bedford Police

Department for assistance in this investigation. It was believed that Woodruff and her child were

possibly in Bedford County with a male subject.

On February 16, 2024, Adrian Woodruff and her one-year old child were safely located in the

Town of Bedford.

Subsequently, Woodruff was arrested on an outstanding warrant for unauthorized use of a

vehicle. Woodruff was confined to jail without bond.

John Paul Phillips, 42 of Castlewood, VA was arrested for a Smyth County Capias – Failure to

appear that was issued in April 2022. Phillips was also charged with giving false information to a

police officer by the Bedford Police Department. Phillips was confined to jail without bond.

The Bedford Police Department were also assisted by the Bedford County Sheriff’s Office and

the Bedford County Department of Social Services.

There is no further information to release at this time.

BPD Press Release - Woodruff
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