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Pedestrian struck in downtown crosswalk

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Vandalism to Auto

At approximately 1:05 a.m. on Feb. 2, 2016, Manassas City Police met with a resident on the 9600 block of Ellicott Ln for a report of a vandalism. The reporting party told officers that she was inside her residence when she heard loud noises coming from outside. When she looked outside, she discovered that her vehicle’s front passenger window had been shattered, resulting in $500 worth of damage.

Stolen Auto

On Jan. 30, 2016, Manassas City Police met with a resident on Police Headquarters for a report of a stolen auto. The reporting party told officers that sometime during the overnight hours after 9 p.m. on Jan. 29, his locked vehicle was stolen from where he parked it at the Manassas Train Depot (9431 West St).

Description of stolen vehicle: 2009 silver Nissan Altima, valued at $8,000 Keep Reading…

Woman charged with malicious wounding in Woodbridge

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A 48-year-old man was stabbed in the upper body after an argument in Woodbridge.

According to police, the victim was transported to a local hospital for serious but non-life threatening injuries.

Here is more in press release:

Malicious Wounding – On February 1 at 12:32AM, officers responded to the 14700 block of Potomac Mills Rd in Woodbridge (22193) to investigate a stabbing. The victim, a 48 year old man of Woodbridge, reported to police that he and the accused, an acquaintance, were involved in a verbal altercation which escalated. During the encounter, the accused stabbed the victim in the upper body. The parties were eventually separated and police were contacted. The accused was located and detained without incident by responded officers. The victim was transported to a local hospital with serious, non-life threatening injuries. Following the investigation, the accused was arrested.

Arrested on February 1: Deborah Elaine OWENS, 40, of No Fixed Address

Charged with malicious wounding

Court Date: March 9, 2016 | Status: Held WITHOUT Bond

Driver identified in earlier fiery Joplin Road crash

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Prince William police said the name of the man killed in a fiery crash on Joplin Road earlier this month is Tyrone Anthony Mayo, 31, of Triangle. 

Mayo was driving a 2009 Pontiac Vibe on January 8 and crashed in the 18100 block of Joplin Road. 

The car burst into flames, and Mayo was pronounced dead on the scene. His was the only car involved in the crash. 

Joplin Road is a two-lane road that bridges the gap between Route 1 at Quantico with Route 234 at Independent Hill, near Manassas. 

Woman punched in head, man charged

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A man is charged with aggravated malicious wounding after punching the victim in the head. 

According to report, the 28-year-old victim was transported to a hospital for serious, life threatening injuries.

Aggravated Malicious Wounding – On January 24 at 1:38AM, officers responded to a residence located in the 8400 block of Sunset Dr in Manassas (20109) to investigate a domestic assault. The victim, a 28 year old woman of Manassas, reported to police that she and the accused, an acquaintance, were involved in a verbal altercation which escalated. During the encounter, the accused punched her in the head. The parties eventually separated and police were contacted. The victim was transported to a local hospital with serious, life threatening injuries. Following the investigation, the accused was arrested without incident.

Arrested on January 24: Roberto Enrique Arma MONTOYA DE LEON, 27, of 8400 block of Sunset Dr in Manassas

Charged with aggravated malicious wounding

Court Date: Pending | Bond: Held WITHOUT bond

Prince William police to wear body cameras by fall

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Prince William County police officers plan to be wearing body cameras by fall.

Chief Stephan Hudson told the Board of Supervisors his department was working through a series of procedural and legal hurdles to preparing his department for the deployment of body-worn cameras.

The past two years, the cameras have been at the center of discussions involving transparency among police officers and their interactions with the public, as they are meant to record every interaction and officer has for later review by department heads, courts, and eventually county residents.

The department is still fine-tuning what its procedures when residents ask to view police body camera footage Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) request.

“FOIA presents challenge for all of us,” said Hudson. Keep Reading…

30 shots fired outside Stafford apartment complex

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Investigators said more that 30 shots were fired outside a North Stafford apartment complex Sunday.

Sheriff’s deputies were called to the 1000 block of Providence Street, off Greenspring Drive at 12:27 a.m. for several 911 calls reporting shots fired. Two cars were damaged from the gunfire, as well as an apartment building and nearby townhouse.

Investigators said they were searching for at least two people the say who fled the scene after the shooting in the dark blue 4-door car with New Jersey license plates. The car is possibly a Ford Focus and also, may have sustained damage from gunfire, according to a press release.

No further details about the two individuals was provided.

No injuries were reported.

2 Woodbridge men charged in connection to ISIS

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Federal authorities said two men from Woodbridge intended to go to Syria to join ISIS.

One man was arrested at Richmond International Airport on Friday. The second man was arrested in Woodbridge, after he returned from driving the first suspect to the airport. 

Investigators said the first suspect has been looking to join the terrorist organization since November. The second suspect is charged with aiding the first. 

Here’s more in a press release from U.S. District Court:  Keep Reading…

Bathroom threats prompt Lake Ridge town hall meeting

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Ruth Anderson will hold a town hall meeting Monday night after a series of written threats appeared at area high schools.

The threats appeared on bathroom walls and Woodbridge, Gar-Field and Forest Park senior high schools in Woodbridge this month. All five messages that have appeared are similar and do not reference a credible threat.

Here’s more from Prince William police: Keep Reading…

In & Out Mart on Ashton robbed at gunpoint

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Police are searching for the man who robbed a Manassas convenience store at gunpoint.

Authorities said a man walked into the In & Out Mart at 8930 Ashton Avenue and demanded cash from the clerk. The man pointed a handgun at the clerk who complied with the robber’s demands. 

The armed robber made off with an undisclosed amount of cash. He was last seen walking toward Burnside Drive. 

The man is described as white or hispanic, in his mid 20s, 5 feet 5 inches to 5 feet inches tall, with a thin build. 

Anyone with information on this crime is asked to call Manassas Crime Solvers

Officer struck during arrest of wanted woman

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A woman is charged with assault and battery on a law enforcement officer, identity theft, and obstruction of justice.

Here is more in a press release:

Assault & Battery on a Law Enforcement Officer [LEO] – On January 13 at 11:23AM, officers responded to a residence located on the 14800 block of Anderson Ct in Woodbridge (22193) to investigate a domestic. Once at the residence, officers made contact with two subjects who were involved in a verbal altercation.

During the encounter, the officers determined the accused was wanted for unrelated charges. When the officers attempted to arrest the accused, she resisted and struck one of the officers in the face. The accused was quickly detained without further incident. Minor injuries were reported to the officer. Following the investigation, the accused was arrested.

Arrested on January 13: Felicia Michelle VALENTINE, 29, of 14835 Anderson Ct in Woodbridge

Charged with assault & battery on a LEO, identity theft, and obstruction of justice

Court date: February 22, 2016 | Bond: Held WITHOUT bond

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