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.
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.
Police want to know how a small Chihuahua-Pomeranian-mix ended up in a trash bag on the side of a road.
The animal was found on Friday by someone who called 911. The animal was taken to a shelter where it was later euthanize. (more…)
A suspect is wanted after firing several gunshots into a crowd, hitting a 12-year-old boy in his arm and lower body. According to report, the shots were fired during an argument between the victim, an acquaintance, and several of the victim’s friends. (more…)
A 69-year-old Dumfries man is charged with assault and battery on a law enforcement officer, and resisting arrest.
According to police, the suspect attempted to grab an officer by the throat after police were called to a house to investigate a fight.
Update from police
Updated 8 p.m.
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.
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.
More as we have it.
A Stafford man is charged in a home break in during the early-morning hours of Feb. 11, 2016. (more…)
Two women face charges of robbery, and assault and battery after police were called to a fight on Automotive Drive near Manassas late last month. (more…)
Investigators in Stafford County are looking into two bank robberies that occurred today.
The two could be related, Stafford sheriff’s office stated. (more…)
Police in Prince William County are investigating a shooting, and the discovery of a body that occurred late Friday. (more…)