Death announcement, photo and badge number of Sheriff's Deputy Kenneth Wayne Blevins Sr.

VSP Investigating Crash That Led To Death of Former Colonial Beach Police Chief Kenneth W. Blevins

On Thursday December 8th the many souls who’s lives have been touched by Kenneth Wayne Blevins Sr., learned of his passing through a facebook post by the Spotsylvania County Sheriff’s Office. On December 12 The Virginia State Police released some details about the crash that took his life and are investigating the incident. The single vehicle crash happened when Blevins was off duty.

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Blevins Touched Many Lives During His Long Career In Law Enforcement

Kenneth Wayne Blevins began his law enforcement career as a Corrections Officer at Camp 21 in Stafford Virginia from 1980 to 1981. He moved on to Fredericksburg Sheriff’s Office where he worked several positions as a Deputy Sheriff/Sergeant Jail,Civil Process and Court Room Security from 1981 to 1983.

From 1983 to 1985 Blevins worked as a Police Officer for the Aquia Harbor Police Department in Stafford Virginia. In 1985 he settled down for just over 10 years working several positions at the Stafford County Sheriffs Office. His Law Enforcement duties included patrol, shift supervisor, general investigation, vice/narcotics and white collar crimes.

In 1996 he began a four year post as Captain at the Spotsylvania Sheriffs’ Office. In 2001 he joined the Orange County Sheriff’s Office where he worked as a Deputy Sheriff/SRO.

In 2003 he settled again, this time in Colonial Beach Virginia, where many of the locals found not only a good law enforcement officer but a friend. He worked his way through the ranks from Police Officer to MPO, then to Sergeant, Det Sgt., Lt/Major and finally to Chief of Police which is the position he held when the announced his retirement in January of 2013.

But retirement couldn’t keep Blevins settled for long. He continued to work as a Private Investigator while still residing in Colonial Beach from April 2014 until present.

Blevins also has been employed as a Deputy Sheriff in the Spotsylvania Sheriff’s Office.

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Announcement of Blevins’ Death

The sad news of Kenneth Wayne Blevins death came in the form of a facebook post.

“It is with a heavy heart that Sheriff Roger L. Harris announces the passing of Deputy Kenneth W. Blevins Sr. as a result of an off-duty motor vehicle accident today in King George County. Deputy Blevins was assigned to our Courts Division and was a highly respected veteran officer. Our profession has lost a great friend, mentor, and loyal public servant. We extend our love and prayers to the Blevins family during this difficult time.”

Posted by The Spotsylvania Sheriff’s Office
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Virginia State Police Investigating Fatal Crash in King George County

Virginia State Police are investigating a fatal crash that occurred on Thursday (Dec.8, 2022) in the County of King George.

At 1:30 a.m. on Kings Hwy., approximately 70 feet east of Indian Town Rd. in the area of the Truist Bank at 9319 Kings Hwy. A 2019 Mitsubishi Outlander was traveling eastbound when it ran off the road to the left.

The vehicle crossed the center-line of the roadway and entered the Truist Bank parking lot, where it struck a light pole and then trees.

The driver, Kenneth Wayne Blevins, 66, of Colonial Beach, Va., succumbed to injuries on the scene. He was not wearing his seat-belt.

This crash remains under investigation.

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