Leaf collection begins Monday, October 28th. Service features include: Loose leaf collection (no bags); Text-alert system for schedule and reminders; and a convenient drop off location. Learn more:

News and Press Releases

Press Enter to show all options, press Tab go to next option

For media inquiries or questions regarding press releases, please contact:

Charlottesville Office of Communications
Brian Wheeler, Director of Communications

To watch live streaming video of Charlottesville's Own TV10, the City's news and information channel, click here


Press Release: Sage Smith Case Anniversary

Post Date:11/20/2018 10:34 AM
City Seal
Media Contact
Sgt. Tony Newberry
Charlottesville Police Department
O. 434-970-3273
C. 434-760-4082
November 20, 2018

Sage Smith Case Anniversary

CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA -Today marks the six year anniversary of the disappearance Sage Smith. Sage was last seen on Tuesday, November 20, 2012 in the 500 Block of West Main Street in Charlottesville.

Smith’s last known contact was with Erik McFadden, who at the time was living on 14th Street NW. Police have knowledge that McFadden left the Charlottesville area later that week. McFadden’s whereabouts are unknown and he remains a person of interest in this case. The Charlottesville Police Department, Criminal Investigations Division, requests the community’s assistance with the investigation of the homicide of Sage Smith. This investigation is active and ongoing. A tip line has been established for information related to Smith’s case (434-970-3381). A $20,000 reward has been established for information that may lead to the location of Sage Smith and or an arrest.


Sage Smith



Erik Tyquan McFadden



Persons with disabilities may request reasonable accommodations by contacting or (434) 970-3182.
Return to full list >>