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Allison Mott goes missing from Haymarket

From police: 

*MISSING ENDANGERED ADULT: The Prince William County Police Department is asking for the public’s help in locating a missing, endangered adult, Allison Elizabeth MOTT.  Family members reported to police that Allison was last seen leaving her residence located in the 15700 block of Ryder Cup Dr in Haymarket on May 12 around 1:20PM.  Allison left the residence voluntarily on foot and may be in need of assistance which qualifies her as being endangered.  Allison has not made any known contact with friends or family since she was last seen. Allison is also known to go by the name “Jules Rodriguez.” Anyone with information on Allison’s whereabouts is asked to call police at 703-792-6500.

Allison Elizabeth MOTT is described as a white female, 30 years of age, 5’07”, 135lbs with brown hair recently dyed jet black and hazel eyes.

Last seen wearing blue jeans and a dark grey jacket.

Barricade ends with trespassing charge


A barricade situation at a home in the 8400 block of Tomislav Street outside Manassas is over.

A family member came to the home and would not leave despite requests from those inside the house, according to Prince William police.

The barricade situation ended about 1 p.m., according to police. A massive police and fire and rescue had gathered on the residential street lined with single family homes.

Nearby Bennett Elementary School was placed in secure the building status as a precaution.

There were no weapons involved, and no injuries were reported. Police said the yet-to-be identified suspect is charged with trespassing.

Two found in Triangle apartment pronounced dead

Police were called to a home in Triangle where they found two adults who were pronounced dead on the scene. 

More in a police press release:

Death Investigation- On May 23 at 6:45PM, officers responded to an apartment located in the 3600 block of Jurgensen Dr in Triangle (22172) to investigate the deaths of two adults. A family member reported to police that he was unable to contact one of the victims. When officers arrived at the apartment, they forced entry into one of the rooms of the apartment and located two victims who were pronounced dead at the scene. There is no public threat or need for concern from the surrounding community as this incident does not appear to be random. More information will be released when available. The investigation continues.

Jones wanted for attempted murder after Woodbridge robbery

Police said a robbery escalated when the victim tried to hit the suspect with his car. The suspect pulled out a gun and fired at the victim and missed, according to police.

The victim then crashed into a tree. 

Here’s more from police:

Attempted Murder | Shooting Investigation – On May 22 at 12:00PM, officers responded to the 1400 block of Eisenhower Cir in Woodbridge (22191) to investigate a shooting. The victim, a 27 year old man of Woodbridge, reported to police that he drove to the above area to meet with several acquaintances.  

During the encounter, one of the men grabbed money from the victim and a verbal argument ensued. At some point, the victim attempted to hit one of the men, identified as Jordan Jaycee JONES, with his vehicle. JONES then brandished a handgun and fired at the victim missing him.

The victim then crashed his vehicle into a nearby tree.  

The parties eventually separated and the suspects left the area. Minor injuries were reported to the victim as a result of the crash. Detectives have determined that this shooting was not random.  

Following the investigation, detectives with the Robbery Unit obtained warrants for the arrest of JONES. Attempts to located JONES have been unsuccessful. The investigation continues.  

Wanted: [Photo from April 2016] Jordan Jaycee JONES, 28, of 13661 Mary’s Way Apt 204 in Woodbridge  Described as a black male, 5’11”, 130lbs with brown hair and brown eyes Wanted for attempted murder, possession of a firearm by a convicted felon, and reckless handling of a firearm  

Wells Fargo bank in Lake Ridge robbed

Police are on the scene of a bank robbery in Lake Ridge. 

From police:

Armed Bank Robbery – On May 23 at 3:51PM, officers responded to the Wells Fargo Bank located at 12771 Harbor Dr in Woodbridge (22192) to investigate a robbery. An employee reported to police that an unknown man approached the bank area then brandished a handgun and demanded money. The suspect took an undisclosed amount of money before fleeing the area possibly in an white older model Acura. No injuries were reported. Additional information to include pictures will be released when available. The investigation continues.

Suspect Description:

Black male, 5’08” with a thin build and short dark hair

Last seen wearing a black mask, yellow construction vest, black hoodie, and dark pants


Udpated: Domestic leads to shooting in Stafford


Austen Tyler Agnor, 20, of Chester, Va.,  was pronounced dead Friday night at Stafford Hospital. 

Authorities said he was shot outside an Exxon gas station at 1049 Courthouse Road in Stafford at 7:15 p.m. The shooting stemmed from a domestic situation, said Stafford sheriff’s spokeswoman M.C. Moncure.

Moncure said the suspect — 27-year-old Corey Andrew Terry, of Richmond — fired several shots and then fled the scene, running down the a southbound entrance ramp to Interstate 95 located next to the gas station. He was arrested by a Virginia State Trooper two miles south of the shooting scene at the American Legion Road overpass on I-95 at 9 p.m. 

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One person was shot near the intersection of Interstate 95 and Courthouse Road in Stafford County.

Stafford sheriff’s spokeswoman M.C. Moncure stated the shooting took place at 7:15 p.m. Friday at a business, and that a shooter fled the scene but was later apprehended.

Authorities did not provide the gender or age of the victim. The shooting stemmed from a domestic situation, according to Moncure.

The shooter fled the scene on foot and was later arrested with the help of a police helicopter from Fairfax County and a K-9 unit from Spotsylvania County, according to Moncure.

Corey Andrew Terry, of Richmond, is charged with first-degree murder and use of a firearm in the commission of a felony, according to Moncure.

An investigation is ongoing. More as we have it.

Stafford charges 2 with attempted indecent liberties with minors

Two separate investigations led to a Stafford Sheriff’s Detective charging two men in connection to online sex crimes.

Police began looking into these crimes in 2014, said Stafford sheriff’s spokeswoman M.C. Moncure.

Here’s more in a press release:

For the past few months, the Stafford County Sheriff’s Office has been conducting online investigations into persons who target children for exploitation. Detective Darryl Wells portrayed juveniles in various social media and chat rooms to identify and locate individuals who are interested in such activity.

The investigation has culminated in two recent arrests. 

Allan Lewis Bentley, age 65, of Doraville, Georgia, was arrested on May 5, 2016 and charged with six counts of Attempted Indecent Liberties with a Juvenile, six counts of using an Electronic Communications Device to Solicit a Juvenile and 25 counts of Distribution of Child Pornography.

All of these charges are felonies under Virginia law. Arrest warrants were obtained for Bentley on May 5, 2016. He is being held in Georgia and has waived extradition. He will be tried in the Circuit Court of Stafford County. 

Bentley propositioned “the juvenile” that Wells was portraying and transmitted pictures of pre-pubescent children that meet the definition of Child Pornography under the Code of Virginia, while online.

Christopher Samuels Hawthorne, age 41 of Springfield, Virginia, was arrested on May 12 at his home.

Hawthorne was arrested on capiases from Stafford Circuit Court. A search warrant of the premises was executed and electronic devices were seized. Direct Indictments were delivered from the Stafford Grand Jury on April 4, 2106, for; two counts of Attempted Indecent Liberties with a Minor and four counts of the Use of Electronic Means to Procure Minor.

Hawthorne engaged the juvenile that Wells was portraying in sexual activity propositions while online. Hawthorne is now being held at the Rappahannock Regional Jail.

The investigation into Hawthorne began in March 2016. The investigation into Bentley began in April 2016.

This SUV believed to have been used by a police impersonator to stop a woman had working police lights


A 71-year-old man who lives in Lake Ridge is charged with impersonating a police officer.

More in a police press release:

Impersonating a Police Officer – On May 18 at 6:21AM, officers responded to investigate a suspicious vehicle which was reported in the area of Minnieville Rd and Dale Blvd in Woodbridge (22193). The caller reported to police that she was driving in the above area when she observed a black GMC Yukon following her.

While the vehicle was behind the caller, the driver turned on blue and white flashing lights which were mounted in the front grill of the vehicle. The caller, believing the other vehicle to be law enforcement, pulled over but the vehicle turned off the blue and white lights and sped away. A short time later, the same vehicle pulled in front of the caller again and turned on red and blue flashing lights which were mounted inside the rear window of the vehicle.

Impersonating LEO vehicle 1
Impersonating LEO vehicle 2
Impersonating LEO vehicle 3

The caller contacted police and was able to provide responding units with a tag number of the Tahoe. Further investigation revealed that a similar incident involving the same vehicle and another caller occurred on May 17 in the same area. Following the investigation, the driver of the vehicle was identified and arrested without incident. Photographs of the vehicle are attached to this release.

Arrested on May 18: [No Photo Available]
Richard Ezra TURNBULL, 76, of 13911 Hedgewood Dr in Woodbridge

Charged with impersonating a police officer and reckless driving

Court Date: Pending | Bond: Released on a court summons

Gunshots fired at Dale City home

A man is charged with two counts of reckless handling of a firearm, one count of brandishing a firearm, one count of shooting within 100 yards of an occupied dwelling, and one count of public intoxication. 
According to police, Machado while highly intoxicated withdrew a firearm during an argument which escalated. The accused fired multiple gunshots into the ground of his family’s backyard, said the police.
Here is more in a press release:
Reckless Handling of a Firearm – On May 15 at 1:55AM, officers responded to a residence located at 14400 Surrydale Dr in Woodbridge (22193) to investigate a domestic. Several family members reported to police that the accused, identified as a family member, was involved in a verbal altercation which escalated. During the encounter, the accused brandished a handgun. Officers arrived at the residence and detained the accused, who was highly intoxicated, without further incident.   Further investigation determined that the accused walked outside and fired multiple rounds into the ground in the back yard around 10:30PM on May 14. No injuries or property damage were reported. Following the investigation, the accused was arrested.                

Arrested on May 15:
Luis Alberto MACHADO, 23, of 14407 Surrydale Dr in Woodbridge
Charged with 2 counts of reckless handling of a firearm, 1 count of brandishing a firearm, 1 count of shooting within 100yds of an occupied dwelling, and 1 count of public intoxication
Court Date: July 14, 2016 | Bond: $6,000 Secured

Thomas Mannion, 43, dead of gunshot wound

Thomas Mannion, 43, of Prince William County died of a gunshot wound.

Police found Mannion in a home in the 9500 block of Hensley Road, off Lucasville Road suffering from a gunshot wound at 2:45 a.m. Thursday, May 12. He was taken to a hospital where he later died, said Prince William police Sgt. Jonathan Perok.

“The preliminary investigation revealed that possibly two suspects entered the home and shot the victim before fleeing. A police K-9 responded to the scene to search for the suspects who were not located. This incident does not appear to be random. Detectives from the Violent Crimes Bureau are continuing the investigation.”

This is the ninth homicide in Prince William County in 2016.

14-year-old boy killed in Dale City

Police are investigating the death of a 14-year-old boy in Dale City. They’re calling the boy’s death a homicide. 

More in a press release: 

Murder Investigation – On May 12 at 8:45PM, officers responded to a residence located in the 15100 block of Brazil Cir in Woodbridge (22192) to investigate a death. Officers arrived on scene and located the victim, a 14 year old male juvenile, suffering from injuries to the upper body. The victim was pronounced dead at the scene. During the investigation, detectives from the Homicide Unit identified the suspect as a 17 year old male juvenile. The accused was arrested without incident. The victim and the suspect were known to one another. The preliminary investigation into this incident revealed that victim died from blunt force trauma. This is Prince William County’s 8thhomicide of 2016*.

                Arrested on May 13: [Juvenile]

                A 17 year old male juvenile of Woodbridge

                Charged with murder

                Court Date: Pending | Status: Held at a Juvenile Detention Center


The victim was identified as Luis Erick COCA-CRESPO, 14, of Woodbridge

Man charged with impersonating police officer

An 18-year-old Woodbridge man is charged with impersonating a police officer. 
According to police, the accused reported a shoplifter to Potomac Mills Mall security while impersonating a police officer. He was said to be wearing a radio with an earpiece, handcuffs, two replica handguns, and other items. 
Here is more in a press release:


Victim attacked with glass bottle and knife

A Dumfries woman is charged with robbery, attempted malicious wounding, and destruction of property. 
According to police, the accused and victim were involved in an argument which escalated into the accused attempting to stab the victim with a knife. The victim’s cell phone was thrown against a wall during this encounter. According to police, while attempting to leave the scene, the victim was attacked with a glass bottle by the accused.


Shooting victim pronounced dead on scene

Updated May 5, 2016

Police made an arrest in the shooting death of Jamal Hakeem Ahmad Joseph Bryant, 21, of Woodbridge.

New information from Prince William police: 

Murder Investigation *ARREST – On May 3, detectives from the Homicide Unit identified a suspect involved in the shooting death of an adult male which occurred in the 3100 block of Chesapeake Dr in Dumfries earlier that day.

The investigation revealed that the victim, identified as Jamal Hakeem Ahmad Joseph BRYANT, made arrangements to meet in the above area. Once in that area, the victim was approached by the suspect, identified as Derick Dwabena PREMPEH. During the encounter, the victim was shot.

Officers arrived and attempted to render aide to the victim who succumbed to his injures. Following the investigation, detectives obtained warrants for the arrest of PREMPEH who was subsequently located and arrested in Maryland on May 5 by members of the U.S. Marshals’ Fugitive Task Force. PREMPEH remains in custodyin Maryland pending extradition back to Virginia. The investigation continues.

Arrested on May 5: [No Photo Available]

Derick Dwabena PREMPEH, 25, of No Fixed Address

Charged with murder and use of a firearm in commission of a felony

Court Date: Pending | Status: Pending Extradition

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A police investigation is underway into a homicide in near Dumfries overnight. 

Here’s more from police: 

Homicide Investigation- On May 3rd at 1:03AM, officers responded to the 3100 block of Chesapeake Dr in Dumfries (22026) to investigate a shooting. When officers arrived on scene, they located the victim, an adult male, suffering from a gunshot wound. The victim was pronounced dead at the scene. The investigation continues and additional information will be released once it is made available. Anyone with information regarding this investigation is asked to call Prince William County Crime Solvers at 1-866-411-TIPS.

More as we have it.

Dumfries Mayor arrested, accused of stealing campaign sign

Dumfries Mayor Jerry Foreman. [Photo: Uriah Kiser / Potomac Local News]

Dumfries Mayor Jerry Foreman is accused of stealing a campaign sign from a property in the town.

The twice-elected mayor was arrested Saturday afternoon. Vice-Mayor Willie J. Toney said the stolen campaign sign belonged to him.

The arrest comes prior to Tuesday’s General Election for Dumfries Town Council. Foreman was reelected as Mayor last year and is not running this election cycle. (more…)

Body of Lizeth Lopez found in Lake Ridge

Police said they found the body of 36-year-old Lizeth Lopez.

Her body was found this morning in Lake Ridge. Lopez, of Alexandria, was reported missing April 19.

More in a press release:

On April 29 at 10:56AM, officers responded to the area of Cotton Mill Dr and Griffith Ave in Woodbridge (22192) to investigate a found body. Officers arrived in the area and located the body of an adult woman presumed to be Lizeth Yadira Lopez, 36, who was reported as missing and endangered on April 19. The body was located near a drainage ditch in the above area and will be transported to the Medical Examiner’s Office for an autopsy. At this time, the death is being investigated as a homicide and more information will be released when available. Anyone with information regarding this investigation is asked to call Prince William County Crime Solvers at 1-866-411-TIPS. The investigation continues.

Flores turns herself in, charged in Wells Fargo armed robbery

The woman police said robbed a bank at the intersection of Dale Boulevard and Interstate 95 earlier this month is behind bars. 

Armed Bank Robbery *ARREST – On April 27, Vicky Samantha FLORES turned herself into police without incident at the Adult Detention Center in Manassas. The accused was wanted in connection to a robbery of the Wells Fargo Bank located at 2867 Dale Blvd in Woodbridge on April 5.

Arrested on April 27:

Vicky Samantha FLORES, 23, of no fixed address

Charged with robbery

Court Date: June 9, 2016 | Bond: Held WITHOUT Bond

The 23-year-old has a list of previous charges filed in Prince William County General District Court to include larceny of vehicle and drug distribution. 

Dumfries 7-Eleven robbed at gunpoint

An 18-year old Woodbridge man is charged with robbery, malicious wounding, burglary while armed, and use of a firearm in commision of a felony. The second suspect has not been located.
According to police, the suspects robbed the 7-Eleven located on Jefferson Davis Highway near Dumfries by using a handgun to demand money. One of the suspects was struck on the head by an employee with a stick causing a large cut. The suspects fled on foot with an unknown amount of money, said the police. 


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