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Body of Lizeth Lopez found in Lake Ridge

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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

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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

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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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Dumfries woman charged with assaulting sheriff’s deputy

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A Dumfries woman is charged with one count of assault and battery on a law enforcement officer, two counts of obstruction of justice, and one count of assault and battery. 
 
According to police, the accused threatened a 25-year-old man with a knife after they were involved in an argument. When authorities attempted to detain the accused, she hit an officer in the face. With the assistance from another officer she was detained, says report.
 
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Body discovered in pond behind Aviation Institute near Manassas

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Updated 8 p.m.

From police: 

Death Investigation – On March 29 at 4:02PM, officers responded to investigate what appeared to be human remains located in a retention pond in the 7300 Williamson Blvd in Manassas (20109). Officers with the Dive Team are currently working to recover the remains which will be transported to the Medical Examiner’s Office for further analysis and identification. The identity of the deceased will be released once confirmed and next of kin notified. More information will be released when available. The investigation continues. 

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Police discovered a body in a pond off Williamson Boulevard near Manassas about 3:30 p.m.

Police were called to the area shortly after that were establishing a crime scene behind the Aviation Institute of Maintenance near Manassas. Officers focused their efforts on along a shoreline along the pond.

A 911 caller told an operator an object that looked like a body appeared to be floating on its stomach, according to initial reports. Fire and rescue boats were called to rescue whomever may have been in the water, but were called off when police determined the floating object to be a body, according to initial reports.

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