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Woman, 31, charged with attempting to burn mattress

From Prince William County Department of Fire and Rescue:

On, Sunday, April 30th , fire and rescue units were dispatched to a structure fire in the 3200 block of Burbank Lane in Dale City. Upon arrival, firefighters discovered the fire had been extinguished by a resident.

The Prince William County Fire Marshal’s Office initiated an investigation. Through witness’ statements it was determined that Ms. Amanda Allen lit her mattress on fire while it was located inside a shed. The rest of the investigation led to the following charges being placed. (more…)

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Woman told police she was inappropriately touched outside a Manassas area business

From Prince William police: 

Sexual Battery On April 28 at 8:28AM, officers responded to investigate an assault which occurred outside of a business located in the 8100 block of Sudley Rd in Manassas (20109) earlier that morning. The victim, a 54-year-old-woman of Manassas, reported to police that she was in the above area when she was approached by an unknown man. During the encounter, the suspect inappropriately touched the victim. The suspect then fled the area on foot. The investigation continues.

Suspect Description:

Black male, between 20 & 25 years of age, 6’0”, 150lbs with short black hair

Last seen wearing a khaki pants and no shirt

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Stafford sheriff: “It is believed that this fire was set as a result of a domestic situation…”

Stafford County authorities are investigating an “incident” at a elementary school neighborhood in North Stafford. 

From the sheriff’s office: 

“The Stafford Sheriff’s Office is on the scene investigating an incident that occurred at approximately 9:18 AM in the Hampton Oaks neighborhood. The early investigation indicates that this incident is domestically related. Future updates will be provided, but no additional information is available at this time.”

More as we have it.

Updated 3:30 p.m. 

“The Stafford Sheriff’s Office and the Stafford Fire Marshal continue to investigate a fire that occurred this morning in a Devonshire Lane residence in the Hampton Oaks subdivision. Both agencies responded to the scene at approximately 9:18 AM.

Initially, it is believed that this fire was set as a result of a domestic situation between the husband and wife who are the only residents of the home. The male and female subjects both sustained fire related injuries and were transported to regional hospitals.

The investigation is in its early stages, and there are no charges at this time.”

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BB gun brandished on Hylton High School grounds

From Prince William police: 

Brandishing a Firearm – On April 27 at 8:44PM, officers responded to Hylton High School located at 14051 Spriggs Rd in Woodbridge (22193) to investigate a fight with a weapon. The investigation revealed that the victim, an 18-year-old male, and the accused, an acquaintance, were involved in verbal altercation which escalated. During the encounter, the accused brandished a firearm which he had retrieved from his vehicle. The parties eventually separated and the police were contacted. Following the investigation, the accused was located and arrested without incident at his residence later that evening. Further investigation determined that the firearm was a BB gun.

Arrested on April 28:

Jose Angil MULLER, 18, of 14704 Delano Dr in Woodbridge

Charged with brandishing a firearm on school grounds

Court Date: June 28, 2017 | Bond: Held WITHOUT Bond

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Monterroso-Reyes charged with indecent liberties with a minor

From Prince William police: 

Sexual Assault Investigation – On April 10, detectives from the Special Victim’s Unit responded to investigate a sexual assault that was reported to have occurred at a residence in Woodbridge (22191) sometime after January 2017. The investigation revealed that the victim, a 13-year-old female juvenile, was inappropriately touched by the accused, an acquaintance. The victim recently disclosed the incident to a family member who contacted police. Following the investigation, the accused was arrested on April 26 without incident.

Arrested on April 26:

Omar Anael MONTERROSO-REYES, 20, of 2926 Wythe Ct in Woodbridge

Charged with 1 count of indecent liberties with a minor, 2 counts of sexual battery, and 1 count of use of communications systems to facilitate certain offenses

Court Date: Pending | Bond: Held WITHOUT Bond

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Members of a Manassas homeless community told fire investigators someone was burning their tents

From Prince William County Fire and Rescue Department press release: 

On April 21, the Fire Marshal’s Office received a complaint from a member of the Sudley Road/Lomond Drive homeless community indicating that people were vandalizing other members of the homeless community’s tents and personal belongings by means of fire. Investigators from the Prince William County Fire Marshal’s Office developed a suspect and obtained a warrant for SHAVONIA “Mi Mi” EAFFORD.

During the course of a witness interview, Fire Marshals determined that the same suspect also threatened the life of the witness by means of fire, and illegally burned the witness’ property.

Arrest warrants were obtained and executed by the Fire Marshal’s Office and members of Prince William County Police Department.

Arrested on April 28th:
SHAVONIA “Mi Mi” EAFFORD, 21 years old, no fixed address.

Charged with Class 4 Felony 18.2-52 attempted malicious bodily injury by means of any caustic substance or agent or use of any explosive or fire, Class 1 Misdemeanor 18.2-81 burning or destroying personal property, standing grain, etc. by fire.

SHAVONIA EAFFORD is being held on $3000 bond and is currently at the Prince William/Manassas Regional Adult Detention Center.

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Woodbridge man, 18, charged with armed robbery

From Prince William County Police:

Armed Robbery *ARREST – On April 26, detectives from the Robbery Unit identified and arrested the suspect involved in the robbery which occurred in the area of Vantage Dr and John Diskin Cir in Woodbridge on April 25. The suspect, identified as Demetrious Jerome DONIGAN, was arrested without incident.

Arrested on April 26:
Demetrious Jerome DONIGAN, 18, of 15481 Chopawamsic Ct in Woodbridge
Charged with robbery and use of a firearm in commission of a felony
Court Date: June 5, 2017 |Bond: Held WITHOUT Bond (more…)

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Social media argument results in arrest for malicious wounding

From Prince William County Police:

Malicious Wounding *ARREST*– On April 25, Tenisha Star RANDALL, wanted for an assault which occurred in the 8100 block of Seymour Rd in Manassas on April 19, was located and arrested without incident at a residence on Lakota Dr in Woodbridge.

Arrested on April 25:
Tenisha Star RANDALL, 19, of 13004 Patamon Way in Woodbridge
Charged with malicious wounding and malicious wounding by mob
Court Date: May 24, 2017 | Bond: Held WITHOUT Bond (more…)

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Stafford County Sheriff’s Office K9 “Steel” to get body armor

Stafford County Sheriff’s Office K9 “Steel” will receive a bullet and stab protective vest thanks to a charitable donation from non-profit organization Vested Interest in K9s, Inc. K9 “Steel’s” vest will be embroidered with the sentiment “In memory of K9 Ty, California City Police Department.” Delivery is expected within eight to ten weeks.

Vested Interest in K9s, Inc. is a 501c (3) charity located in East Taunton, MA whose mission is to provide bullet and stab protective vests and other assistance to dogs of law enforcement and related agencies throughout the United States. The non-profit was established in 2009 to assist law enforcement agencies with this potentially lifesaving body armor for their four-legged K9 officers. Since its inception, Vested Interest in K9s, Inc. provided over 2,400 protective vests, in 50 states, through private and corporate donations, at a cost of over 2.1 million dollars. (more…)

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Arrest made long after lengthy car chase concludes

From Stafford County Sheriff’s Office:

On April 22, 2017, at  11:17 p.m, Deputy C. N. Mireles was traveling southbound on Warrenton Road behind a light-colored sedan. As both vehicles approached the intersection at Sanford Drive, Deputy Mireles observed the sedan travel through a red traffic light. Deputy Mireles activated his emergency equipment to initiate a traffic stop.

The driver of the sedan continued onto the southbound ramp of Interstate 95, eluding the deputy. Deputy A.S. Smith joined Deputy Mireles as they kept pace with the vehicle. The sedan cut off several lanes of traffic as it maneuvered to exit 133-B from the center lane, and exited onto Carl D. Silver Parkway. Once in Central Park, the driver slowed the vehicle to make a U-Turn. At that time the suspect’s face was clearly illuminated by Deputy Mireles’ spotlight. (more…)

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Arizala charged with abduction at Manassas area apartment

From Prince William police: 

Abduction | Domestic Assault & Battery – On April 25 at 3:39AM, officers responded to an apartment located in the 8100 block of Porter Ridge Ln in Manassas (20109) to investigate a domestic. The victim, a 20-year-old woman of Manassas, reported to police that she and the accused, a known acquaintance, were involved in a verbal altercation which escalated. During the encounter, the accused grabbed the victim and prevented her from leaving the residence. At one point, the accused picked the victim up and carried her back into the residence. Minor injuries were reported. Following the investigation, the accused, identified as Joshua Anthony ARIZALA, was arrested without further incident.

Arrested on April 25:

Joshua Anthony ARIZALA, 23, of the 8100 block of Porter Ridge Ln in Manassas

Charged with abduction and domestic assault & battery

Court Date: Pending | Bond: Held WITHOUT bond

 

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Police search for Randall after social media fight

From Prince William police: 

Malicious Wounding – On April 22 at 12:22AM, officers began an investigation into an assault which reportedly occurred in the 8100 block of Seymour Rd in Manassas (20109) on April 19 at approximately 12:00PM. The investigation revealed that the victim, a 24-year-old woman of Manassas, was involved in a dispute with an acquaintance over social media.

The parties eventually met in person in the above area. During the encounter, the argument escalated physically and the victim, who has limited mobility, was struck repeatedly by the accused. Other individuals were present during the incident and did not intervene in the altercation. The incident was recorded and posted online.

Officers were able to review the video and confirm the assault. As a result of the assault, the victim sustained injuries to her face. Following the investigation, officers obtained warrants for the arrest of the accused, identified as Tenisha Star RANDALL. Attempts to locate the accused have been unsuccessful.

Wanted: [Photo from February 2016]

Tenisha Star RANDALL, 19, of no fixed address

Described as a black female, 5’3”, 110lbs with black hair and brown eyes

Wanted for malicious wounding and malicious wounding by mob

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Man found dead in Lake Ridge apartment fire

From Prince William police: 

Death Investigation – On April 24 at 11:34PM, officers responded to an apartment located in the 3500 block of Sherbrooke Cir in Woodbridge (22192) to assist the Department of Fire and Rescue with an apartment fire. 

Upon searching the apartment, fire crews located 1 unconscious adult male who was later pronounced dead at the scene. Currently, this incident is being jointly investigated by the Prince William County Police Homicide Unit and the Department of Fire and Rescue’s Fire Marshals’ Office.

The victim will be transported to the Medical Examiner’s Office for further examination 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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Dog walker reports indecent exposure in Woodbridge

From Prince William police: 

Indecent Exposure – On April 22 at 8:00AM, officers responded to the area of Rippon Blvd and Old Coach Rd in Woodbridge (22191) to investigate an indecent exposure. The victim, a 63-year-old woman of Woodbridge, reported to police that she was walking her dog in the above area when she observed an unknown man standing in a nearby wood line exposing himself and making an obscene gesture. The suspect then followed the victim as she walked back toward her residence. The suspect eventually fled area and was not located by responding officers. No physical or verbal contact was made between the two parties. The investigation continues.

Suspect Description:

Black male, approximately 35 years of age, 5’11”, 150lbs with a thin build and a dark complexion

Last seen wearing a dark blue hoodie, jean shorts, and construction boots 

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Ausberry charged with aggravated malicious wounding after shooting

From Prince William police: 

Aggravated Malicious Wounding – On April 21 at 9:53PM, officers responded to a residence located in the 11100 block of Privates Ct in Manassas (20109) to investigate a shooting. When officers arrived at the home, they located the victim, a 27-year-old man of Manassas, suffering from a gunshot wound to the upper body.

First responding officers provided aid to the victim who was flown to an area hospital for treatment. Initially, officers believed the suspect was still inside the residence which prompted the response of the Department’s tactical team. Officers later determined that the suspect had actually left the area in a vehicle.

Detectives from the Violent Crimes Bureau were able to determine both parties were family members and that the incident was domestic in nature. The suspect, identified as Ronald Aaron AUSBERRY II, eventually turned himself into police without incident earlier this morning.

Arrested on April 22:

Ronald Aaron AUSBERRY II, 24, of the 8700 block of Farnham Way in Manassas

Charged with aggravated malicious wounding and use of a firearm in commission of a felony

Court Date: June 28, 2017 | Bond: Held WITHOUT Bond

 

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Minivan reported stolen in Prince William flips, hits Stafford patrol car

From Stafford County Sheriff’s Office: 

On April 21, 2017, at approximately 2:46 AM, a resident of Somerset Landing called 9-1-1 to report subjects tampering with cars on Pinehurst Lane. The caller advised that a van, without its headlights illuminated, was traveling slowly down the street while two subjects with flashlights were running back and forth from the van to parked cars. A car alarm was then activated, and the subjects dispersed. Multiple patrol units responded immediately to the area.

Deputy M.R. Flick responded and traveled through the neighborhood in search of the van. He soon observed a light-colored minivan, with headlights off, traveling east on Masters Drive. He activated his emergency equipment as the minivan quickly spun around and began driving at a high rate of speed toward him. The van missed Deputy Flick’s patrol vehicle. Deputy Flick pursued the minivan, as it increased speed and turned left onto Persevere Drive. The van then careened into a parked SUV, pushing the SUV a distance of approximately 20 feet. The minivan flipped to its side and slid head-on into an oncoming patrol vehicle.

The single male occupant of the Toyota minivan was uninjured. He was taken into custody and identified as a juvenile.

The Toyota minivan returned as stolen from the same neighborhood in Prince William County where the juvenile lived. The 15-year-old male was charged with Eluding Police, Attempted Malicious Wounding of Law Enforcement, Grand Larceny/Motor Vehicle, Destruction of Property, Trespassing and No Driver’s License. The subject was detained at the Juvenile Detention Center, as the investigation continues.

The Stafford sheriff’s office did not say from what address the van was stolen. 

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Roucka charged with sexual battery, indecent liberties with a minor

From Prince William police: 

Sexual Assault Investigation – On April 17, detectives from the Special Victim’s Unit responded to investigate a sexual assault that was reported to have occurred at a residence in Manassas (20112). The investigation revealed that the victim, a 13-year-old female juvenile, was sexually assaulted by the accused, an acquaintance, on more than one occasion in November of 2016. The victim recently disclosed the incidents and the police were contacted. Following the investigation, the accused was arrested on April 19 without incident.

Arrested on April 19:

Caleb Inez-Lynn ROUCKA, 20, of 1406 Bayside Ave, Apt 11, in Woodbridge

Charged with 2 counts of aggravated sexual battery and 1 count of indecent liberties with a minor

Court Date: Pending | Bond: Held WITHOUT Bond

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Someone burglarized Tobacco Hut in Gainesville

From Prince William police: 

Commercial Burglary- On April 20 at 4:46AM, officers responded to the Tobacco Hut located at 14654 Lee Highway in Gainesville (20155) to investigate a burglary in progress. An employee reported to police that two unknown suspects were observed on video surveillance inside the business.

When the employee responded to the business and challenged the suspects, they fled the area on foot. Further investigation revealed that entry was made into the business through the front door which was found damaged. A police K-9 was used to search for the suspects who were not located. No property was reported missing. There are no suspect descriptions available at this time. The investigation continues.

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Woodbridge teller refuses to hand over cash during attempted robbery

From Prince William police: 

Attempted Bank Robbery – On April 19 at 4:44PM, officers responded to the Wells Fargo Bank located at 13891 Jefferson Davis Hwy in Woodbridge (22191) to investigate an attempted robbery. An employee reported to police that an unknown woman approached the bank area then passed a note demanding money.

When the teller refused, the suspect fled the bank. No injuries were reported. During the investigation, detectives with the Robbery Unit identified the suspect as Amanda Renee SEGURA. The accused was located and detained without incident a short time later at a hotel in Dumfries. Following the investigation, the accused was arrested.

Arrested on April 19:
Amanda Renee SEGURA, 32, of 306 Richelieu Ln in Wilmington, NC
Charged with attempted robbery

Court Date: June 28, 2017 | Bond: Held WITHOUT Bond

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Escobar charged with forcible sodomy

From Prince William police: 

Sexual Assault Investigation – On April 16 at 9:30AM, detectives from the Special Victim’s Unit responded to investigate a sexual assault that was reported to have occurred at a residence located in the 15600 block of Renton Ct in Dumfries (22025) earlier that morning. The investigation revealed that the victim, a 21-year-old woman of Manassas, was sexually assaulted by the accused, an acquaintance. After the assault, the victim contacted a family member who responded to the residence. During the encounter, the family member was involved in a physical altercation with the accused and the police were contacted. Following the investigation, the accused was arrested without incident.

Arrested on April 16:

Henry Antonio MARQUEZ- ESCOBAR, 42, of 15600 block of Renton Ct in Woodbridge

Charged with forcible sodomy

Court Date: May 24, 2017 | Bond: Held WITHOUT Bond

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Manassas police arrest after homicide, search for more suspects

MANASSAS, Va. — One person is custody in connection with the shooting death of 25-year-old Wilfredo Guardado-Huezo in Manassas.

The suspect, 20-year-old Denis Alexander Sanchez was arrested late Monday night. They did not say where the suspect was arrested. 

More from Manassas police: 

Homicide: Update and Arrest On Monday, April 17, 2017 at approximately 1:10 a.m. Manassas City Police responded to the 9000 block of Centreville Rd for a report of shots fired. Officers located an adult male suffering from apparent gunshot wounds. The adult male would later be identified as Wilfredo GUARDADO-HUEZO, a 25-year-old resident of Manassas. GUARDADO-HUEZO sustained several gunshot wounds and died at an area hospital as a result of his injuries. GUARDADO-HUEZO’s death has been ruled a homicide by the Medical Examiners’ office and Manassas City Police continues to investigate. (more…)

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