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Police identify brother as second robbery suspect

Suspect also charged in fatal Christmas Eve crash

From Prince William County police:

Strong Armed Robbery *ADDITIONAL SUSPECT IDENTIFIED – On February 3, detectives from the Robbery Unit identified a second suspect involved in the robbery which occurred in the area of Hoadly Road and Apollo Drive in Woodbridge on February 1.

Following the investigation, detectives obtained warrants for the arrest of the accused, identified as Jesse James WYRICK. Attempt to locate the accused have been unsuccessful. The investigation continues.

Wanted: [Photo from August 2016]
Jesse James WYRICK, 31, of the 9700 block of Henderson Pl in Manassas
Described as a white male, 6’00”, 190lbs with blue eyes and brown hair
Wanted for robbery and malicious wounding (more…)

Stafford man faces abduction charge

From Stafford County Sheriff’s Office:

On February 7, 2017 at approximately 9:30 p.m. Deputy N.C. Potter was dispatched to a report of a domestic assault that had past occurred between a male and female on Charter Gate Drive in Stafford. Upon arrival he spoke with the female subject who reported that earlier that day she had driven to her ex-boyfriends residence to retrieve some personal belongings.

She had her one-year-old child in the car with her at the time. While at the residence, the ex-boyfriend identified as Chase Rook, became so irate that he attempted to rip the car window out of its frame. When she exited her vehicle in an attempt to calm the situation, he grabbed her by the neck and slammed her against the vehicle. (more…)

Difficulty parking leads to drug arrest

From Stafford County Sheriff’s Office:

Arrest Made at Stafford Market Place

On February 6, 2017, at approximately 10:22 a.m. Deputy B.U. Demirci responded to a suspected drunk driver in the parking lot of Shopper’s Food Warehouse located at 1505 Stafford Market Place. A witness reported a white male in a silver Ford Explorer drive back and forth into the same parking space approximately fifteen times. (more…)

Girl, 6, victim in sex assault

From Prince William police: 

Sexual Assault Investigation – On February 2 at 8:40PM, detectives from the Special Victim’s Unit responded to investigate a sexual assault which occurred at a home in Woodbridge (22193) earlier that evening. The investigation revealed that the victim, a 6-year-old girl, was inappropriately touched by the accused, identified as a family member. The victim disclosed the incident to another family member who immediately notified police. Following the investigation, the accused was arrested.

Arrested on February 3:

Frank Anthony ARRE, 57, of Woodbridge

Charged with aggravated sexual battery

Court Date: Pending | Bond: Held WITHOUT Bond

Multiple police agencies dive in after wallets stolen at 2 Panera Bread locations

From Stafford sheriff’s office: 

On November 29, 2016, Deputy J.J. Kreider and Sergeant E.D. Chinault responded to larceny calls at Panera Bread locations at 24 South Gateway Drive and 1005 Stafford Marketplace, respectively. In both instances, the victims advised their wallets were stolen and a credit card was used at nearby Target stores.

Still photos of a female who was using the credit card were obtained and a video also revealed a male and female leaving the Target parking lot in a beige-colored sedan. Detective A.R. Spotts began investigating the case and soon learned the same suspects had engaged in similar acts throughout Northern Virginia. Utilizing registration information provided by the Fairfax County Police Department, Detective Spotts determined the perpetrator used a vehicle rented from a company based in Washington D.C.

Detective Spotts visited the rental establishment and located the automobile used in the automobile used in the Fairfax incident. Several unused Visa gift cards were recovered from the vehicle. Further investigation revealed that the female suspect rented the sedan, using an identity not of her own. The female then traveled to Stafford to commit the crime. (more…)

Authorities chase bar-hopping suspect on Super Bowl Sunday

From Stafford sheriff’s office: 

On February 5, 2017, at approximately 4:20 p.m. Deputy D.C. Reed responded to a disturbance at Fatty’s Crab House located at 225 Garrisonville Road. An employee advised that a male subject had entered the business carrying an alcoholic beverage, and was asked to leave.

The subject and he began creating a disturbance outside the business by cursing and yelling at employees. The subject then attempted to jump over the guardrail leading to an approximate twenty foot drop onto the Walmart parking lot below.

Employees prevented this act and held the subject until Deputy Reed’s arrival. Deputy Reed identified and interviewed the subject and the witnesses. The male was found to be heavily intoxicated as well as wanted on an outstanding Stafford warrant.

Brian Joshua Deane, age 26 of Melrose Avenue in Triangle, VA, was charged with Public Intoxication in addition to a Capias for Failure to Appear for charges stemming from a 2016 Grand Larceny, Conspiracy and Concealment incident. He was incarcerated at the Rappahannock Regional Jail and is held on no bond.

Woman bitten, hotel room ransacked

From Prince William County Police:

Assault & Battery on a Law Enforcement Officer [LEO] – On February 1 at 4:11AM, officers responded to a hotel located in the 10600 block of Automotive Dr in Manassas (20109) to investigate a disorderly person.

When officers arrived, officers made contact with a 29-year-old woman of Manassas who stated that an acquaintance bit her on the head then ransacked one of the hotel rooms. A short time later, officers located the accused and determined he was intoxicated. (more…)

Off-duty deputy busts drunk driver

Stafford, VA. On February 1, 2017 at approximately 7 p.m. Deputy B.U. Demirci was off-duty. He was traveling southbound on U.S. Route 1 in his personal vehicle when he observed a dark-colored sedan make a U-turn prior to the Aquia Town Center entrance. While completing the turn the sedan struck the driver’s side of a silver van causing significant damage to both vehicles. (more…)

Windshield shattered, suspect hides behind couch

From Stafford County Sheriff’s Office:

On January 17, 2017 at approximately 2:26 p.m. Deputy J.A. Mangan responded to a reported vandalism that had occurred at the 7-Eleven on Garrisonville Road. The victim explained she was pumping gas and a male subject approached her car and stated that she had stolen his cell phone.

When she declared she didn’t know what he was talking about, the male subject hit the windshield with his hand and shattered it. He got in the passenger side of a white vehicle and was driven away. The victim followed the male to Garrison Woods where she observed him exit the vehicle. She then contacted the Sheriff’s Office.

Deputy Mangan interviewed the victim and witnesses. He soon learned that the suspect was Prentice Juggins. Deputy Mangan obtained a warrant for Mr. Juggins’ arrest.

On February 1, 2017 at approximately 3:28 p.m. Deputy Mangan and other patrol deputies responded to a shots fired call in the area of Garrison Woods. A neighbor reported hearing a single shot from a nearby apartment and further stated that a male and female were heard screaming inside. Deputies attempted contact with those inside the apartment.

After approximately 20 minutes a female answered the door and was identified. She was known to associate with Mr. Juggins. When asked if Mr. Juggins was in the residence she advised that he was not. Patrol deputies requested permission to search the apartment. The female agreed to the search and Mr. Juggins was found hiding behind a couch. As Mr. Juggins was being taken into custody, he resisted but was subdued without injury.

Prentice Kasaun Juggins, age 25 of Hope Road in Stafford VA, was charged with Escape by Force, Obstruction of Justice and Destruction of Property. He was incarcerated at the Rappahannock Regional Jail and is held on no bond.

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