A 17-year-old boy is missing tonight in Stafford County.
Authorities released little information on the missing endangered teenager. They said the boy went missing from the area of Belle Plains Road and The Vane Way south Stafford.
SCSO searching for missing/endangered 17 white male in the area of Vance Way& Belle Plains Road. 6’1 155lbs wearing blk hoodie&plaid jacket.
— StaffordCoSheriff (@staffcosheriff) January 29, 2015
A sheriff’s spokesman did not release the name of the boy, age, or could tell us the circumstances of the teenager’s disappearance.
The teen is 6 feet 1 inch tall, weights 155 pounds, and was last seen wearing a black hooded sweatshirt and a plaid jacket.
Anyone with information is encouraged to call Stafford Crime Solvers.
Get your dog license in Prince William County yet? If not, Fido needs a tag by Feb. 1.
Here’s more in a press release:
Dog owners are reminded that in Prince William County all dogs age 4 months and older must be licensed by Feb. 1, 2015.
Any dog not having a 2015 license tag by February 1 will be in violation of County Code and owners will be subject to a fine. The license fee is $10 per dog.
If you received a dog license renewal form in the mail, please follow the instructions on the form in order to obtain a license. Forms must be returned by January 15th to ensure that you receive the new license by February 1.
If you did not receive a renewal form, owners must present a valid rabies certificate for each dog to obtain the license. Licenses may be purchased in person at any of the following locations:
– James J. McCoart Administration Building –1 County Complex Court in Woodbridge
– Dr. A.J. Ferlazzo Building – 15941 Donald Curtis Drive in Woodbridge
– Sudley North Government Building – 7987Ashton Avenue in Manassas
– Animal Control Bureau – 14807 Bristow Road in Manassas
If you prefer to apply by mail, an application form is available on the County’s web site at www.pwcgov.org/tax.
For questions about dog licensing, call 703-792-6710 or email Taxpayer_Services@pwcgov.org. For all other animal control questions, call the Animal Shelter at703-792-6465; after 5 p.m., call 703-792-6500.
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Virginia State Police say a 16-year-old girl is missing and that she appears to be in danger of sexual abuse.
Here’s more in a police press release:
THE VIRGINIA STATE POLICE AND THE VIRGINIA MISSING CHILDREN
CLEARINGHOUSE HAS ISSUED AN ENDANGERED MISSING CHILD MEDIA ALERT ON
BEHALF OF THE CHRISTIANSBURG POLICE DEPARTMENT ON 1/28/15 AT 1145 HOURS
THE CHRISTIANSBURG POLICE DEPARTMENT IS LOOKING FOR AYSIA MONIQUE LEWIS,
16 YEARS OF AGE, HEIGHT 5’3, WEIGHT 155 LBS, WITH BROWN EYES AND BROWN
HAIR, WEARING: BLUE JEANS, BLACK FLEECE JACKET AND TAN MOCCASISNS.
THE CHILD IS BELIEVED TO BE IN DANGER AND WAS LAST SEEN AT
CHRISTIANSBURG HIGH SCHOOL. THE CHILD MAY BE IN THE COMPANY OF DONALD
QUESENBERRY, WHO IS CONSIDERED A SUSPECT. THE SUBJECT IS DESCRIBED AS, 33 YEARS OF AGE, HEIGHT 5’7
FEET, WEIGHT 195 LBS, WITH BROWN EYES AND BROWN HAIR.
THE SUBJECT MAY BE DRIVING 2002 NISSAN ALTIMA 4D WITH ILLINOIS
REGISTRATION V975074. POSSIBLY HEADING SOUTH TO FLORIDA
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION: CHILD IS BELIEVED TO BE IN DANGER OF SEXUAL
Fire officials in Prince William County say they arrested a man in connection to an apparent arson in the Triangle area.
Here’s more in a press release:
On January 26, 2015, at 4:46 AM, the Prince William County Public Safety Communication Center received a 9-1-1 call reporting a fire in a two story home in the 4400 block of Forestburg Lane in Triangle, Virginia. Fire and Rescue units responded and arrived within six minutes of dispatch to find fire on the second floor extending into the attic. Once ensuring the residents were out of the house, Firefighters from Dumfries-Triangle VFD, Prince William County DFR, Occoquan VFD, Dale City VFD, and Quantico MCB, were able to bring the fire under control within 33 minutes of being on scene.
The fire was quickly identified as suspicious in nature and the Prince William County Fire Marshal’s Office was brought in to investigate.
As the investigation began, Prince William County Police took a person into custody in the area for an initially unrelated call. Through the combined investigative work of the Fire Marshal’s Office and the Prince William County Police, an arrest was made for the intentional setting of a fire in an occupied dwelling, by an occupant of the home. Additional charges are pending and more information on the arrest will be forthcoming.
The house was destroyed by the fire and the building was posted unsafe by the Prince William County Building Official. The Prince William Chapter of the American Red Cross was brought in to assist 6 adults that were the other residents of the home.
The suspect’s name was not released by fire investigators.
London Colvin, a 21-year old private in the Army Reserve is recovering from injuries she suffered when attacked by a Norfolk Police dog.
Colvin was at the scene of a fight 2:15 a.m. Sunday, at an off-campus party near Norfolk State University, in Norfolk, where Colvin is a second-semester junior and Sociology major.
Colvin graduated from Woodbridge Senior High School in 2011. She is currently a private with the 3rd Brigade, 318th Regiment and 78th Training Division, based at Fort Belvoir.
“She was at a party off campus. She said that a fight broke out, and she had nothing to do with the fight. She did say she was at the party, and her and her friends were leaving,” said Whitney Dunn, the victim’s cousin. “She was definitely being loud – she did admit to that.”
She told her family that one of the police officers approached her as she was leaving the party to question her, said Whitney Dunn. She also told her family that she had nothing to do with the situation, so she didn’t want to talk to the officer, Whitney Dunn added.
“Her and her friends continued to walk, and she said that she definitely continued to be loud, however they were walking away. The two other police officers approached her – asked her to stop. Whatever the case may be, they had her down on the ground when the dog came. Two of the police officers restrained her on the ground, and then they allowed the dogs to attack her,” Whitney Dunn said.
London Colvin did not speak with Potomac Local about what happened that night, but did tell us she is seeking legal counsel and has been advised not to make any statements about the incident.
According to the Norfolk police spokesman Daniel Hudson, having a police canine at the scene is standard protocol for incidents with large groups of people.
“We responded to a massive fight that happened in the street. Apparently there was a call for about 35 individuals who were partaking in a physical fight in the middle of the street. And once we have that multitude of people, we always have our canine officers respond out there with us for crowd management,” Hudson said.
Hudson went on to state that the reason the police canine was allowed to approach Colvin was to keep the crowd under control and protect other witnesses at the incident. Keep Reading…
Come see the Capitol Steps at Hylton Arts Center & help Cecily replace the asbestos-laden siding on her home
- Rotary Club of Bull Run
- Address: City Tavern 9405 Main Street, Manassas, Va
- Website: http://bullrunrotary.org/
When Cecily was in her 20’s she immigrated to the U.S. from Nicaragua.
Taking a job at Home Depot in Springfield, Cecily met her future husband, Eddy, who had emigrated from Palau. Cecily and Eddy married in 2008 and now share their Woodbridge home with their two children, Cecily’s mother, and grandmother.
A tight-knit family, everyone pitches in to help. Cecily operates a daycare from her home while also attending school at Northern Virginia Community College.
Cecily’s mom is a certified nursing assistant with a job in Washington, D.C. Eddy continues to work at Home Depot and he and Cecily’s mom and grandmother all help care for the children, too.
Habitat for Humanity Prince William County is looking forward to giving this hard working family a hand up with much-needed critical home repairs that will make their home safer, more comfortable and affordable.
Habitat for Humanity will replace the boiler that is original to the home, replace asbestos siding from three sides of the exterior and replace non-functional windows throughout the home. The deck must be rebuilt for safety. And the home will be weatherized for energy efficiency.
Habitat for Humanity thanks you for your support of the Capitol Steps event and welcomes you to join them on their work sites as a volunteer!
To learn more, visit Habitat for Humanity’s website at habitatpwc.org.
Mark your calendars for Laughs & Love benefit February 21 at 7 p.m. at the Hylton Performing Arts Center. Not only are we having the hilarious Capitol Steps come to the beautiful Hylton Center, but our Rotary Club has proudly partnered with Casa, Habitat for Humanity, Rainbow Center Therapeutic Riding, Calling All Souls and Transitional Housing Barn as the beneficiaries this year.
By selling out the 1,200 seats at the Hylton, we will raise $50,000. All proceeds raised will go directly to organizations that are on the front lines helping care for, encourage, lift spirits, give hope and opportunity to our struggling neighbors. These organizations are the unsung heroes in our community whose compassion makes our community a place we can be proud of.
They cannot do it alone!
To order tickets go to Hyltoncenter.org or call 1-888-945-2468. If you or your business would like to sponsor the event, please contact Steve Chapman, email@example.com by Feb 10.
The preceding post was sponsored by Rotary Club of Bull Run.
Snow prompted the cancelation of two public meetings designed to provide residents more information on what Virginia officials plan to do to Interstate 66.
A meeting scheduled for 6 p.m. at Bull Run Elementary School in Centreville is canceled. It comes after a meeting scheduled last night in Vienna was also canceled due to snow.
Meetings are still scheduled for tomorrow and Thursday that residents may attend.
Here’s a press release from the Virginia Department of Transportation:
Weather permitting, there are still two opportunities to attend an I-66 Public Information Meeting this week. Meetings are scheduled for:
- Wednesday, January 28, 2015, at Battlefield High School in Haymarket from 6:00 p.m. until 8:30 p.m. (with a snow date on Wednesday, February 4, 2015, if necessary)
- Thursday, January 29, 2015, at the VDOT Northern Virginia District Office in Fairfax from 6:00 p.m. until 8:30 p.m.
If you cannot attend in person, the meeting on Thursday, January 29, 2015, will be shown live at Transform66.org between 7:00 p.m. and 8:00 p.m.
There will also be two meetings next week due to yesterday’s and tonight’s cancellations. The make-up dates and locations are:
- Tuesday, February 3, 2015, at Oakton High School in Vienna from 6:00 p.m. until 8:30 p.m.
- Thursday, February 5, 2015, at the VDOT Northern Virginia District Office in Fairfax from 6:00 p.m. until 8:30 p.m.
Please visit the project website at Transform66.org for more information.
Prince William County Public Schools — Closed, code red.
Tuesday, January 27, 2015,PWCS closed due to inclement weather in certain areas. Code Red for employees. SACC will not open.
— PWCS (@PWCSNews) January 27, 2015
Stafford County Public Schools — Teacher workday, no school for students. Two-hour delayed opening for faculty / staff.
Manassas City Public Schools - Open 10 a.m.
On Tuesday, January 27, 2015, Manassas City Public Schools will open at 10:00 am due to possible poor road… http://t.co/dP8peY7YKW
— ManassasCitySchools (@mymcpsva) January 27, 2015
Manassas Park City Schools — Open two hours late.
— MPCSchools (@MPCSVA) January 27, 2015
Colleges and universities
Northern Virginia Community College — Open 10 a.m.
ALERT — College Delayed Opening — NOVA will open at 10:30 a.m. Tues., Jan. 27 due to inclement weather.
— NOVA (@NovaAccess) January 27, 2015
George Mason University — Open 10:30 a.m.
Mason Alert: George Mason University will open at 10:30 am today Tue Jan 27 due to inclement weather http://t.co/7JhiLhBsyg
— George Mason News (@GeorgeMasonNews) January 27, 2015
Stratford University — Woodbridge campus classes begin 11 a.m.
As of 1/26/2015, the Woodbridge Campus classes will start at 11 a.m. on 1/27. Travel safe on Tuesday. (TM) pic.twitter.com/4ozfCONXkf
— Stratford Woodbridge (@StratfordWB) January 27, 2015
Prince William County / Manassas Boys and Girls Club – Before and after care open 8 a.m.
Due to the inclement weather and unsafe road conditions our Before and After Care program will be open… http://t.co/dup3kElMkS
— BGCPWC (@bgcpwc) January 27, 2015
Stafford County Government — Open two hours late
Stafford County Government opening 2-hrs.late today with liberal leave in effect. Woodlands Pool, landfill & Circuit Court open regular hrs.
— Stafford County (@staffordvagov) January 27, 2015
1.3 million pages later, Michele McQuigg seeks 2nd term as Prince William Clerk of the Circuit Court
Michele McQuigg calls herself an activist turned politician.
In addition to spending more than 20 years in public life serving the residents of Prince William County, she’s also belonged to just about any civic or community organization that had an open membership policy.
McQuigg is running for another eight-year term as Prince William County’s Clerk of the Circuit Court. It’s a lesser-known position, one that doesn’t usually attract headlines – unless your Michelle McQuigg.
Last year, McQuigg placed her name on a lawsuit against Virginia Attorney General Mark Herring who wanted to bypass a state referendum on gay marriage and allow same-sex couples to obtain marriage licenses. One of McQuigg’s jobs as Clerk of the Circuit Court is to issue those licenses.
McQuigg doesn’t support gay marriage, but she said the overriding reason for her signing her name to that lawsuit was because she felt the state, and federal constitutions were being usurped by the Attorney General. Today, gay couples may file for marriage licenses in Virginia. Keep Reading…
The Occoquan Town Hall will get some sprucing up.
The town plans to add new signs to the front of the building, as well as an oval sign to hang by the sidewalk in front of the Town Hall building.
A 20×22 inch sandblasted sign, complete with raised lettering, and full-color paint stating “Historic Occoquan Virginia Town Hall, 314 Mill Street” will hang next to the main entrance of Town Hall. The oval sign that states “Historic Occoquan Town Hall.”
The combined cost for both signs is $1,800, according to town documents. Signarama of Woodbridge was selected to provide pricing and a design example of the new sign.
The new signs come as the town has already “taken steps” to upgrade signage at street intersections including Commerce and Washington streets, Commerce Street and Route 123 (Gordon Boulevard), and Old Bridge and Tanyard Hill roads, and at Mamie Davis Park on Mill Street, according to town documents.
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