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Verbal altercation results in attempted malicious wounding with axe

From Prince William County Police:

Attempted Malicious Wounding | Domestic Related – On March 23 at 5:12 p.m., officers responded to a residence located in the 8700 block of Yorkshire Lane in Manassas to investigate a domestic incident.

The investigation revealed that the victim, a 65-year-old man of Manassas, and the accused, a family member, were involved in a verbal altercation that escalated. During the encounter, the accused grabbed a small axe and attempted to strike the victim. (more…)

Bank robbery suspects arrested, connection to additional robberies under investigation

From Prince William County Police:

Attempted Bank Robbery ARREST – Upon further investigation into the reported attempted bank robbery which occurred at the BB&T Bank located at 13920 Noblewood Plz in Woodbridge on March 22, detectives have charged the driver of the suspect vehicle involved, identified as James Robert MOTON.

The passenger in the same vehicle, identified as William Howard ROBINSON, was also arrested on an unrelated charge. The investigation continues into this incident and possible connections to other additional robberies in Prince William County. Additional charges are pending. (more…)

Man previously sought for aggravated sexual battery arrested

From Prince William Police Department:

Aggravated Sexual Battery *ARREST – On March 21, Eduyn Misael BELTRAN-ROMERO turned himself into police without incident at the Adult Detention Center in Manassas. The accused was wanted for a sexual assault which occurred at a residence in Dumfries in July of 2016.

Arrested on March 21:
Eduyn Misael BELTRAN-ROMERO, 43, of no fixed address
Charged with aggravated sexual battery and production of child pornography
Court Date: Pending | Bond: Held WITHOUT Bond (more…)

Drug Store employee arrested for embezzlement

From Stafford County Sheriff’s Office:

On March 21, 2017, at 7:09 p.m., Deputy C.N. Mireles responded to a larceny at the Rite Aid located at 1095 International Parkway. When he arrived he met the loss prevention officer who advised a store employee, Tyra Powell, had been making suspicious returns of store merchandise. The loss prevention officer stated Ms. Powell would ring up a cash sale and if the customer failed to take the receipt, would use it to fictitiously return the item and pocket the cash. These returns had occurred as many as nine times on eight different days in March. (more…)

Man arrested for attempted malicious wounding of two Stafford Deputies

From Stafford County Sheriff’s Office:

On March 20, 2017, at 11:54 p.m., Deputy W.C. Betush was stopped in the parking lot of 1739 Jefferson Davis Highway when a Honda CRV pulled into the lot and parked approximately 10 feet away from his marked cruiser. Deputy Betush felt that the subject was possibly in need of assistance and he exited his cruiser in order to speak with the driver. (more…)

Traffic accident leads to muliple charges

From Stafford County Sheriff’s Office:

On March 19, 2017, at 1:24 a.m. Deputy M. R. Flick responded to a reported hit and run in the area of 2862 Jefferson Davis Highway behind McDonald’s.

Upon arrival, Deputy Flick observed a silver Nissan situated on top of a median. He also observed uprooted shrubs and a broken McDonald’s entrance sign. There were two male subjects standing near the Nissan’s driver’s door. As he approached, one of the males walked away. (more…)

Mental health counselor charged with contributing to the delinquency of a minor

From Prince William County Police Department:

Contributing to the Delinquency of a Minor – On March 6, detectives from the Special Victims Unit began an investigation involving a juvenile and a counselor at the Psychological and Life Skills Associates located at 13885 Hedgewood Dr, Suite 245, in Woodbridge .

The investigation revealed that between January and March of 2017, the accused, identified as Matthew Stuart BROUDY, had an inappropriate relationship with a client, identified as a 17-year-old female juvenile. During the course of their relationship, the accused engaged in inappropriate contact with the victim on more than one occasion while at his above office in Woodbridge.

Detectives further learned that the accused continued to send the victim sexually explicit messages. On March 16, detectives executed a search warrant at BROUDY’s office and seized electronic items. Following the investigation, the accused was arrested.

Arrested on March 16:
Matthew Stuart BROUDY, 46, of 5711 4th St N. in Arlington
Charged with contributing to the delinquency of a minor and using a communication system to facilitate certain offenses involving children
Court Date: Pending | Bond: Held WITHOUT Bond

Mother charged with felony child neglect

From Prince William County Police:

Felony Child Neglect – On March 13 at 6:18 p.m., officers responded to the 12100 block of Cinnamon St in Woodbridge in reference to a found child. The caller reported to police that she located a young child walking around a parking lot unattended in the above area. Officers attempted to obtain information from the child regarding her residence and other identifiable information without success. (more…)

9-1-1 Call hang up results in concealed weapon arrest

Stafford, VA. On March 10, 2017, at 8:29 p.m., Deputy K.J. Simpson and Deputy S.P. Whitt responded to a 9-1-1 call from a residence on Poplar Road. The call had disconnected before deputies arrived on the scene. As is the routine practice, the deputies were outside interviewing the husband and wife about the circumstances that led to the call.

A short time later, an uninvolved male subject exited the residence and approached Deputy Simpson. As the male approached, he began using very explicit and abusive language toward law enforcement. (more…)

Driver arrested after Stafford sheriff’s volunteer spots expired tags, flat tire

From the Stafford County Sheriff’s Office: 

On March 7, 2017, at approximately 12:40 PM, Sheriff’s Office Volunteer Mark Seymour was investigating an abandoned vehicle on Thomas Jefferson Place.  At the scene, he observed a white Volkswagen displaying expired Virginia tags and a flat tire.  While documenting the information, three males approached Mr. Seymour and asked him what he would be doing about the vehicle.  One of the males identified himself as the vehicle’s owner.

Deputy W.D. Betush responded to the scene and requested the male subject’s identification. The subject stated he did not have identification with him, but provided a name, date of birth and social security number.  The information provided did not return as valid.  When confronted with this information, the subject became increasingly agitated.  He was advised by Deputy Betush that he would be detained until his true identity was determined.  As Deputy Betush began to handcuff the subject, he broke free and fled on foot. (more…)

NY man threatens to blow up Stafford business

Stafford, VA. On March 7, 2017, at  8:09 a.m., Deputy A.C. Wolford responded to a disturbance at the Sheetz at 10 Washington Square. Upon his arrival, he contacted the store manager who advised a male had purchased gas at the pump and then entered the establishment.

The male began talking with customers stating that he was going to blow up the store. The subject then purchased two containers of snuff and walked out the business. A few moments later he returned and asked the cashier to open the snuff cans. He left the store again, got into a silver Chrysler Pacifica, and left the parking lot. (more…)

Suspect wanted for abduction arrested without incident

Abduction | Unlawful Wounding * ARREST – On March 8, John David CABRERA-BONILLA, wanted for a domestic incident which occurred at a residence located in the 14400 block of Brandon Ct in Woodbridge on February 24, was arrested without incident at his residence.

Arrested on March 8:
John David CABRERA-BONILLA, 19, of the 14400 block of Brandon Ct in Woodbridge
Charged with abduction and unlawful wounding
Court Date: Pending | Bond: Held WITHOUT Bond (more…)

Man, 26, arrested for dealing drugs via Uber

Abduction | Narcotics Investigation – On March 7 at 12:58 p.m., officers responded to the area of Minnieville Rd near Cardinal Dr in Woodbridge to investigate a possible ongoing abduction. A third party caller reported to police that her friend, a 26-year-old woman of Woodbridge, had picked up an unknown man in the above area with her Uber vehicle. (more…)

Stafford deputies pursue suspect, pin truck against guard rail on Route 1

From the Stafford County Sheriff’s Office: 

On March 3, 2017, at approximately 4:42 PM, the Sheriff’s Office responded to a report from a witness who had observed a white male urinating behind a business on Garrisonville Road, throwing beer cans out of his blue Chevrolet Silverado while driving into Doc Stone Commons. The witness observed the vehicle run a red light and drive over several curbs before parking illegally. The driver and a male passenger exited the vehicle and briefly entered the Lowes before picking up another male passenger and leaving the area westbound on Rt. 610.

Deputy D.C. Reed and Deputy J.J. Brunofski made their way through heavy rush-hour traffic and caught up with the truck as it made a left turn into the parking lot of North Stafford High School. Deputy Reed observed the vehicle failing to maintain its lane of travel and crossing over the double yellow center lines before initiating a traffic stop.

The driver failed to stop and continued to travel through the high school campus towards Shelton Shop Road. Deputy Reed advised other patrol units that he was in pursuit as the truck traveled south on Shelton Shop. The registered owner of the truck was reported to have a suspended driver’s license and was wanted out of three jurisdictions. (more…)

Arrest made in malicious wounding where woman knocked unconscious

From Prince William police: 

Malicious Wounding *ARREST – On March 1, Jorge de la FUENTE, wanted for an assault which occurred at a residence located in the 14700 block of Arizona Ave in Woodbridge on February 25, was arrested without incident.

Arrested on March 1:

Jorge de la FUENTE, 25, of the 14700 block of Arizona Ave in Woodbridge

Charged with malicious wounding

Court Date: Pending | Bond: Held WITHOUT Bond


Another suspect arrested in Dumfries robbery

From Prince William police: 

Armed Robbery *ADDITIONAL ARREST – On March 3, Raymond Laird DAVIS, the remaining suspect wanted for an armed robbery which occurred in the 18000 block of Fraley Blvd in the Town of Dumfries on August 18, was arrested in Washington, DC. The other suspect involved, identified as Darius Lamont DAVIS, was previously arrested on September 11. Raymond Laird DAVIS has been extradited back to Prince William and remains in custody.

Arrested on March 3:

Raymond Laird DAVIS, 22, of 3521 Buena Vista Terr in Woodbridge

Charged with abduction, robbery, and use of a firearm in commission of a felony

Court Date: April 6, 2017 | Bond: Held WITHOUT Bond (more…)

Updated: Shoplifter stabs to death Burlington Coat Factory guard at Potomac Mills

From Prince William police: 

Homicide Investigation – On March 4 at 2:33PM, officers responded to the Burlington Coat Factory located at 2700 Potomac Mills Cir in Woodbridge (22192) to investigate a stabbing. The investigation revealed that the suspect was observed shoplifting inside the store. Two loss prevention employees confronted the suspect as he exited the business.

During the encounter, a struggle ensued and one of the loss prevention employees was stabbed. The suspect then fled on foot. Police conducted an extensive search of the area and were unable to locate the suspect. The victim, an adult male, was transported to an area hospital where he died as a result of his injuries.

The other loss prevention employee was not injured. The identity of the victim will be released once a next-of-kin has been notified. The investigation continues. This is Prince William County’s third homicide for 2017.*

Updated 8:41 p.m.

From Prince William police: 

Murder Investigation *SUSPECT & VICTIM IDENTIFIED – On March 4, detectives from the Homicide Unit identified the suspect involved in the fatal stabbing which occurred at the Burlington Coat Factory located at 2700 Potomac Mills Cir in Woodbridge earlier that afternoon.

The suspect, Jamel Carlos KINGSBURY, was identified by officers through a previous unrelated domestic related call that morning. Following the investigation, detectives obtained a warrant for the arrest of this suspect who has not been apprehended.

Anyone with information on his whereabouts is asked to contact police at 703-792-6500 or Crime Solvers at 1-866-411-TIPS.

Wanted: [Photo from April 2012]

Jamel Carlos KINGSBURY, 35, of no fixed address

Described as black male, 6’2”, 190lbs with black hair and green eyes
Wanted for murder



The victim was identified as Larry Donnell DRUMGOLE, 44, of Rappahannock Academy

Martin suspected of using a gun to rob a shoe store near Manassas

From Prince William police: 

Armed Robbery *ARREST – On February 26, detectives from the Robbery Unit identified the suspect involved in the robbery which occurred at the Famous Footwear located at 11146 Bulloch Dr in Manassas (20109) on February 1. Following the investigation, detectives obtained warrants for the arrest of the accused, identified as Christopher Alan MARTIN. The accused was located and arrested in Arlington on February 28.
Arrested on February 28:
Christopher Alan MARTIN, 32, of 3522 12th Street South in Arlington
Charged with 2 counts of robbery and 2 counts of burglary while armed
Court Date: March 13, 2017 | Bond: Held WITHOUT bond

Armed Robbery [Previously Released] – On February 1 at 8:15PM, officers responded to the Famous Footwear located at 11146 Bulloch Dr in Manassas (20109) to investigate a robbery. An employee reported to police that an unknown man entered the business brandishing a handgun and demanding money. The suspect took an undisclosed amount of money before fleeing the business on foot. No injuries were reported. A police K-9 was used to search for the suspect who was not located. The investigation continues.

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