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Seven arrested in Prince William internet sting

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From Prince William police: 

On June 6, members of the Prince William County Police Departments’ Special Victim’s Bureau and Intel Unit began a week a long operation targeting offenders of crimes involving children. This operation was conducted as a proactive effort and was not in response to any specific incident. During this operation, undercover detectives used social media and an undisclosed online site where they posed as underage juveniles. Male suspects contacted the undercover detectives and, during the course of communications, solicited sexual or indecent acts. These conversations involving the accused parties took place through electronic means. In each of the incidents, the suspect made arrangements to meet the undercover detective at a public location in Prince William County. Once there, detectives arrested the individual without incident. As a result of these investigations, 7 individuals were arrested.

The Prince William County Police Department has conducted similar operations in the past in an attempt to deter crimes involving the sexual exploitation of minors. In conjunction with the Commonwealth Attorney’s Office, the appropriate charges were placed against each of accused individuals involved in this operation. All communications were conducted in a controlled environment and at no time involved actual children. We would remind parents to take an active role in monitoring what their children are doing online. The following are links to helpful resources for parents provided by OnGuard Online, a managing site of The Federal Trade Commission and partner in the Stop Think Connect campaign.

Steven CASTILLO, 20, of 1505 Colchester Rd in Woodbridge

Charged with 3 counts of using a communication device to facilitate certain offense with children and 1 count of attempted indecent liberties

Court Date: July 19, 2016 | Bond: Held WITHOUT Bond

Christopher DUNKES, 27, of 541 Raven Ave in Gaithersburg, MD

Charged with 3 counts of using a communication device to facilitate certain offense with children

Court Date: July 14, 2016 | Bond: Held WITHOUT Bond

Jeffrey Harrison DIMOND, 35, of 10408 N. McClellan Dr in Fredericksburg [No photo available]

Charged with 1 count of using a communication device to facilitate certain offense with children

Court Date: July 11, 2016 | Bond: $1,500 Secured

Curtis Michael JENKINS, 54, of 1240 Monument Dr, Apt. 158, in Fairfax

Charged with 3 counts of using a communication device to facilitate certain offense with children, 1 count of solicitation of prostitution, and 1 count of using a vehicle to promote prostitution

Court Date: July 14, 2016 | Bond: $25,000 Secured

Jordan KOLBINSKIE, 23, of 9188 Landgreen St in Manassas

Charged with 2 counts of using a communication device to facilitate certain offense with children

Court Date: July 14, 2016 | Bond: Held WITHOUT Bond

David Lee MATHES, 58, of 85 Alexandria Pike in Warrenton

Charged with 3 counts of using a communication device to facilitate certain offense with children

Court Date: July 14, 2016 | Bond: Held WITHOUT Bond

Chad Michael WARNER, 24, of 30 Butternut Way in Sterling

Charged with 3 counts of using a communication device to facilitate certain offense with children

Court Date: July 19, 2016 | Bond: Held WITHOUT Bond

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Break in November murder case of Harold Hall leads to arrest

From Prince William police: 

Murder Investigation *ARREST – On June 8, detectives from the Homicide Unit identified the suspect involved in the murder of Harold Woodrow Hall which occurred at a residence located in the 2100 block of West Longview Dr in Woodbridge on November 20, 2015. The preliminary investigation into the incident alleged that the suspect, identified as Eric Ricardo DICKERSON, fatally stabbed the victim following an altercation between the two parties. Following the encounter, the suspect also stole property from the victim including the victim’s vehicle and credit cards. The suspect and victim are known to one another. On June 9, members of the U.S. Marshals’ Fugitive Task Force located the suspect at his home in Woodbridge where he was arrested without incident.

Arrested June 9: [No photo available]

Eric Ricardo DICKERSON, 57, of 13900 Hedgewood Dr, Apt. 419, Woodbridge

Charged with murder, grand larceny, and credit card theft

Court Date: Pending | Bond: Held WITHOUT Bond

                                                                    

Identified:

The victim was identified as Harold Woodrow HALL, 67, of Woodbridge

 

Homicide Investigation [Previously Released] – On November 20 at 12:41PM, officers responded to a residence located in the 2100 block of West Longview Dr in Woodbridge (22191) to investigate a suspicious death. A known acquaintance, reported to police that he located the victim unresponsive inside the residence. Officers arrived at the home and found the victim suffering from trauma to the upper body. The victim was pronounced dead at the scene. Detectives from the Homicide Unit are investigating this death as a homicide. Further investigation revealed that the victim’s blue 2000 GMC Sierra with Virginia license plates ABD8942 is missing. More information will be released when available. The investigation continues. This is Prince William County’s 9th homicide of 2015*.

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Second arrest made in Najee Mason murder

A second person is in custody in the murder of 24-year-old Najee Mason who was killed last weekend in Woodbridge.

From Prince William police: 

Murder Investigation *ADDITIONAL ARREST – On June 8, detectives from the Homicide Unit charged a second man in connection to the murder of Najee Mason which occurred in the 14900 block of Potomac Heights Pl in Woodbridge on June 4. This suspect, identified as Ricardo Stephen TOMPKINS, was located during the June 7 arrest of Abdisalam Ali ROBLE in Syracuse, NY by members of the U.S. Marshals’ Fugitive Task Force. Both suspects currently remain jailed in New York pending extradition back to Virginia. The investigation continues.

Arrested on June 8: [No photo available]

Ricardo Stephen TOMPKINS, 24, of 41735 New Market Turner Rd in Mechanicsville, MD

Charged with 2nd degree murder and use of a firearm in commission of a felony

Court Date: Pending | Status: Awaiting Extradition

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Updated: Suspect in Stafford cop shooting tries to escape custody

Updated 3 p.m. 

Joshua Sumter broke into his mother’s house in Stafford County at 10:15 p.m. Tuesday, according to investigators.

The 18-year-old did not have permission to be at the home, and the victim called 911, according to Stafford County Sheriff’s spokeswoman M.C. Moncure.

Deputies arrived and entered the home and found Sumter lying on a floor. The deputies told the suspect to show is hands, and then he pulled out a handgun and started shooting, according to Moncure.

A deputy returned fire. One of the deputies was struck four times — in the chest, arm, hip, and thigh. The law enforcement officer was saved from a potentially life-ending round, said Moncure.

The unidentified deputy was taken to a local hospital for treatment in serious but stable condition. The officer was expected to undergo surgery this afternoon.

Sumter fled the scene after the shooting and was arrested early this morning. While being escorted from the sheriff’s office to the Rappahannock Regional Jail, Sumter assaulted a deputy and tried to escape, said Moncure.

The suspect was taken back into custody. He is charged with four counts of attempted capital murder, aggravated malicious wounding, four counts of use of a firearm in the commission of a felony, and with assault on a law enforcement officer, according to Moncure.

Sumter is being held without bond.

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Joshua Anthony Sumter, 18, is charged with shooting a Stafford County Sheriff’s deputy.

Sumter was arrested at 5:45 a.m. in southern Stafford County and is charged with attempted capital murder, according to a sheriff’s spokeswoman.

The identify or the condition of the deputy has not been released. The law enforcement officer was injured “extensively,” according to a department spokeswoman.

Deputies were called Tuesday night to a breaking and entering at a home in Windsor Ridge Court, near Route 1. It was there the deputy was shot multiple times.

The Stafford County Sheriff’s Office is expected to release more info about the deputy later today.

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Updated: Najee Mason, 24, shot and killed in Woodbridge

Update June 8, 2016

From Prince William police:

Murder Investigation *ARREST – On June 5, detectives from the Homicide Unit identified the suspect involved in the murder of Najee Mason which occurred in the 14900 block of Potomac Heights Pl in Woodbridge on June 4. The preliminary investigation into the incident alleged that the suspect, identified as Abdisalam Ali ROBLE, fatally shot the victim following an altercation between the two parties. The suspect and the victim were roommates and known to one another. On June 7, members of the U.S. Marshals’ Fugitive Task Force located the suspect in Syracuse, New York where he was arrested without incident. The suspect currently remains jailed in New York pending extradition back to Virginia. The investigation continues.

Arrested on June 7: [No photo available]

Abdisalam Ali ROBLE, 25, of the 14900 block of Potomac Heights Pl in Woodbridge

Charged with murder and use of a firearm in commission of a felony

Court Date: Pending | Status: Awaiting Extradition

 

Identified:

The victim was identified as Najee Alexander MASON, 24, of Woodbridge

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A 24-year-old man was shot and killed Saturday in Woodbridge.

Police were called to the 14900 block of Potomac Heights Place at the Elan Potomac Heights Luxury Apartments at 9:18 p.m. The victim was found suffering a gunshot wound and was taken to a local hospital where he was pronounced dead, stated Prince William police spokesman Jonathan Perok.

Police identified the victim as Najee Alexander Mason, of Woodbridge.

An investigation into the shooting is underway.

Mason’s death is the 11th homicide this year in Prince William County.

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Updated: Shooting on Banner Springs Court in Stafford injures 2

Updated 11:30 a.m. Friday, June 3

The victims in the shooting are adults ages 19 and 21. Authorities originally reported the shooting victims as juveniles.

Updated 8:50 a.m. Friday, June 3

Authorities said a gun went off inside a home of Banner Springs Circle on Thursday afternoon. 

A bullet from the gun passed through the hand of one child and into the arm of another. Both children were taken to a local hospital with injuries that did not appear to be life threatening, according to Stafford sheriff’s spokeswoman MC Moncure.

The sheriff’s office did not release the age of the victims. We also don’t know if an adult was present at the time of the shootings.

The shooting is ruled an accident. An investigation continues.

Original post 6 p.m. 

From the Stafford County Sheriff’s Office: 

The Sheriff’s Office is currently at the scene of a shooting incident on Banner Springs Circle near Austin Ridge Drive. The incident was reported at approximately 4:15 p.m.

Two subjects were injured in the shooting. They have non-life threatening injuries. This location is an active investigation and limited details are known at this time.

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Credit card stolen from Stafford Hospital used at grocery store

Someone used a stolen credit card obtained from a patient at Stafford Hospital and used it at a grocery store.

The card was reported stolen Friday, May 27. The card was later used at a Food Lion grocery store on Route 17 in south Stafford.

Investigators did provide details on how the credit card was stolen, or provide information about whom the card belongs.

Investigators released the photos we’ve published in this post. The Stafford County Sheriff’s Office asked anyone with information about the suspect in the photos to contact authorities.

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Inmates charged with inciting a riot inside Prince William jail

Jail guards broke up a riot inside the Prince William County Adult Detention Center in Manassas. 

More in a press release:

Inciting a Riot | Assault & Battery on a Corrections Officer – On May 16 at 9:21AM, detectives with the Gang Unit responded to investigate a large fight between inmates which occurred at the Prince William-Manassas Regional Adult Detention Center located at 9320 Lee Ave in Manassas (20110).

During the fight, two of the inmates pushed and restrained two correctional officers as they attempted to intervene to break up the altercation. Several inmates involved in the encounter were eventually detained without further incident. Minor injuries were reported. Following the investigation, detectives with the Gang Unit obtained charges for all parties involved. In addition the below listed charges, detectives obtained warrants on 10 inmates which included assault by mob, assault & battery, and participation in a riot.

                  Arrested on May 27:

 

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King Emproar Royalzyeaire BRENT, 20, of 9320 Lee Ave in Manassas

                  Charged with assault & battery on a corrections officer and participating in a riot

 

 

 

Carter, BarionnBarionn Jaronzo CARTER, 21, of 9320 Lee Ave in Manassas

                  Charged with assault & battery on a corrections officer and participating in a riot

 

 

 

Davis, DarrenDarren Nathaniel DAVIS, 31, of 9320 Lee Ave in Manassas

                  Charged with malicious wounding and participating in a riot

 

 

 

Jackson, JeremiahJeremiah Randy JACKSON, 27, of of 9320 Lee Ave in Manassas

                  Charged with inciting a riot

 

 

 

Court Date: July 7, 2016 | Bond: All were held WITHOUT Bond

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Arrest made in Wells Fargo robbery

A 24-year-old man is in custody and is charged in a bank robbery reported in Lake Ridge on May 23

Here’s more from police: 

Armed Bank Robbery *ARREST – On May 27, detectives from the Robbery Unit identified the suspect involved in the robbery which occurred at the Wells Fargo Bank located at 12771 Harbor Dr in Woodbridge (22192) on May 23. Following the investigation, officers obtain warrants for the arrest of the accused. The accused was already in custody in Maryland on an unrelated charge. The accused remains in custody in Maryland pending extradition back to Virginia.

Arrested on May 27:

Jacques Lamar WALKER, 24, of No Fixed Address

Charged with robbery, burglary while armed, and use of a firearm in commission of a felony

Court Date: Pending | Status: Pending Extradition

Police did not release a photo of Walker. The suspect has a record in Prince William County dating back to 2011, with prior charges to include receiving and selling stolen goods, and destruction of property, according to state court case records.

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23-year-old shot, killed as Woodbridge nightclub closed

Johnnie Pablito Kamara, 23, of Woodbridge Maryland was shot killed outside a Woodbridge nightclub early this morning.

Kamara was shot int he 3000 block of Golansky Boulevard. The shooting occurred at 2:20 a.m., about the same time the Babylon bar was closing and patrons were being pushed out of the business, said Prince William police spokesman Nathan Probus.

Kamara was shot on the scene and later pronounced dead at a local hospital. A portion of Golansky Boulevard between Smoketown Road and an auto wash was closed for the investigation.

No arrests have been made in the case. This is the 10th homicide in Prince William County in 2016.

*Police corrected an earlier statement that indicated the victim is from Woodbridge.

 

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Updated: Allison Mott goes missing from Haymarket

Updated 

Police located Allison Mott. They report she is safe. Authorities said they could not disclose where she was found.

Original Post Friday, May 27

From police: 

*MISSING ENDANGERED ADULT: The Prince William County Police Department is asking for the public’s help in locating a missing, endangered adult, Allison Elizabeth MOTT.  Family members reported to police that Allison was last seen leaving her residence located in the 15700 block of Ryder Cup Dr in Haymarket on May 12 around 1:20PM.  Allison left the residence voluntarily on foot and may be in need of assistance which qualifies her as being endangered.  Allison has not made any known contact with friends or family since she was last seen. Allison is also known to go by the name “Jules Rodriguez.” Anyone with information on Allison’s whereabouts is asked to call police at 703-792-6500.

Allison Elizabeth MOTT is described as a white female, 30 years of age, 5’07”, 135lbs with brown hair recently dyed jet black and hazel eyes.

Last seen wearing blue jeans and a dark grey jacket.

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Barricade ends with trespassing charge

A barricade situation at a home in the 8400 block of Tomislav Street outside Manassas is over.

A family member came to the home and would not leave despite requests from those inside the house, according to Prince William police.

The barricade situation ended about 1 p.m., according to police. A massive police and fire and rescue had gathered on the residential street lined with single family homes.

Nearby Bennett Elementary School was placed in secure the building status as a precaution.

There were no weapons involved, and no injuries were reported. Police said the yet-to-be identified suspect is charged with trespassing.

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Updated: Simpson now Prince William County’s 12th homicide victim of 2016

Danesha-Simpson-Updated on June 27, 2016

From Prince William police: 

Murder Investigation *UPDATE – On June 24, detectives with the Homicide Unit concluded the death investigation concerning two adults who were found deceased in an apartment in the 3600 block of Jurgensen Dr in Triangle on May 23. Upon reviewing the circumstances and all evidence collected at the scene, detectives, in concurrence with the Medical Examiner’s Office, have classified the death of

Danesha Lana SIMPSON as a murder and the death of Elvin Francisco DRAPER as a suicide. Detectives concluded that DRAPER fatally shot SIMPSON prior to fatally shooting himself. This is Prince William County’s 12th homicide of 2016.*

Simpson’s online memorial.

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Police were called to a home in Triangle where they found two adults who were pronounced dead on the scene. 

More in a police press release:

Death Investigation- On May 23 at 6:45PM, officers responded to an apartment located in the 3600 block of Jurgensen Dr in Triangle (22172) to investigate the deaths of two adults. A family member reported to police that he was unable to contact one of the victims. When officers arrived at the apartment, they forced entry into one of the rooms of the apartment and located two victims who were pronounced dead at the scene. There is no public threat or need for concern from the surrounding community as this incident does not appear to be random. More information will be released when available. The investigation continues.

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Jones wanted for attempted murder after Woodbridge robbery

Police said a robbery escalated when the victim tried to hit the suspect with his car. The suspect pulled out a gun and fired at the victim and missed, according to police.

The victim then crashed into a tree. 

Here’s more from police:

Attempted Murder | Shooting Investigation – On May 22 at 12:00PM, officers responded to the 1400 block of Eisenhower Cir in Woodbridge (22191) to investigate a shooting. The victim, a 27 year old man of Woodbridge, reported to police that he drove to the above area to meet with several acquaintances.  

During the encounter, one of the men grabbed money from the victim and a verbal argument ensued. At some point, the victim attempted to hit one of the men, identified as Jordan Jaycee JONES, with his vehicle. JONES then brandished a handgun and fired at the victim missing him.

The victim then crashed his vehicle into a nearby tree.  

The parties eventually separated and the suspects left the area. Minor injuries were reported to the victim as a result of the crash. Detectives have determined that this shooting was not random.  

Following the investigation, detectives with the Robbery Unit obtained warrants for the arrest of JONES. Attempts to located JONES have been unsuccessful. The investigation continues.  

Wanted: [Photo from April 2016] Jordan Jaycee JONES, 28, of 13661 Mary’s Way Apt 204 in Woodbridge  Described as a black male, 5’11”, 130lbs with brown hair and brown eyes Wanted for attempted murder, possession of a firearm by a convicted felon, and reckless handling of a firearm  

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Wells Fargo bank in Lake Ridge robbed

Police are on the scene of a bank robbery in Lake Ridge. 

From police:

Armed Bank Robbery – On May 23 at 3:51PM, officers responded to the Wells Fargo Bank located at 12771 Harbor Dr in Woodbridge (22192) to investigate a robbery. An employee reported to police that an unknown man approached the bank area then brandished a handgun and demanded money. The suspect took an undisclosed amount of money before fleeing the area possibly in an white older model Acura. No injuries were reported. Additional information to include pictures will be released when available. The investigation continues.

Suspect Description:

Black male, 5’08” with a thin build and short dark hair

Last seen wearing a black mask, yellow construction vest, black hoodie, and dark pants

 

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Udpated: Domestic leads to shooting in Stafford

Update

Austen Tyler Agnor, 20, of Chester, Va.,  was pronounced dead Friday night at Stafford Hospital. 

Authorities said he was shot outside an Exxon gas station at 1049 Courthouse Road in Stafford at 7:15 p.m. The shooting stemmed from a domestic situation, said Stafford sheriff’s spokeswoman M.C. Moncure.

Moncure said the suspect — 27-year-old Corey Andrew Terry, of Richmond — fired several shots and then fled the scene, running down the a southbound entrance ramp to Interstate 95 located next to the gas station. He was arrested by a Virginia State Trooper two miles south of the shooting scene at the American Legion Road overpass on I-95 at 9 p.m. 

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One person was shot near the intersection of Interstate 95 and Courthouse Road in Stafford County.

Stafford sheriff’s spokeswoman M.C. Moncure stated the shooting took place at 7:15 p.m. Friday at a business, and that a shooter fled the scene but was later apprehended.

Authorities did not provide the gender or age of the victim. The shooting stemmed from a domestic situation, according to Moncure.

The shooter fled the scene on foot and was later arrested with the help of a police helicopter from Fairfax County and a K-9 unit from Spotsylvania County, according to Moncure.

Corey Andrew Terry, of Richmond, is charged with first-degree murder and use of a firearm in the commission of a felony, according to Moncure.

An investigation is ongoing. More as we have it.

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Stafford charges 2 with attempted indecent liberties with minors

Two separate investigations led to a Stafford Sheriff’s Detective charging two men in connection to online sex crimes.

Police began looking into these crimes in 2014, said Stafford sheriff’s spokeswoman M.C. Moncure.

Here’s more in a press release:

For the past few months, the Stafford County Sheriff’s Office has been conducting online investigations into persons who target children for exploitation. Detective Darryl Wells portrayed juveniles in various social media and chat rooms to identify and locate individuals who are interested in such activity.

The investigation has culminated in two recent arrests. 

Allan Lewis Bentley, age 65, of Doraville, Georgia, was arrested on May 5, 2016 and charged with six counts of Attempted Indecent Liberties with a Juvenile, six counts of using an Electronic Communications Device to Solicit a Juvenile and 25 counts of Distribution of Child Pornography.

All of these charges are felonies under Virginia law. Arrest warrants were obtained for Bentley on May 5, 2016. He is being held in Georgia and has waived extradition. He will be tried in the Circuit Court of Stafford County. 

Bentley propositioned “the juvenile” that Wells was portraying and transmitted pictures of pre-pubescent children that meet the definition of Child Pornography under the Code of Virginia, while online.

Christopher Samuels Hawthorne, age 41 of Springfield, Virginia, was arrested on May 12 at his home.

Hawthorne was arrested on capiases from Stafford Circuit Court. A search warrant of the premises was executed and electronic devices were seized. Direct Indictments were delivered from the Stafford Grand Jury on April 4, 2106, for; two counts of Attempted Indecent Liberties with a Minor and four counts of the Use of Electronic Means to Procure Minor.

Hawthorne engaged the juvenile that Wells was portraying in sexual activity propositions while online. Hawthorne is now being held at the Rappahannock Regional Jail.

The investigation into Hawthorne began in March 2016. The investigation into Bentley began in April 2016.

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This SUV believed to have been used by a police impersonator to stop a woman had working police lights

A 71-year-old man who lives in Lake Ridge is charged with impersonating a police officer.

More in a police press release:

Impersonating a Police Officer – On May 18 at 6:21AM, officers responded to investigate a suspicious vehicle which was reported in the area of Minnieville Rd and Dale Blvd in Woodbridge (22193). The caller reported to police that she was driving in the above area when she observed a black GMC Yukon following her.

While the vehicle was behind the caller, the driver turned on blue and white flashing lights which were mounted in the front grill of the vehicle. The caller, believing the other vehicle to be law enforcement, pulled over but the vehicle turned off the blue and white lights and sped away. A short time later, the same vehicle pulled in front of the caller again and turned on red and blue flashing lights which were mounted inside the rear window of the vehicle.

Impersonating LEO vehicle 1
Impersonating LEO vehicle 2
Impersonating LEO vehicle 3

The caller contacted police and was able to provide responding units with a tag number of the Tahoe. Further investigation revealed that a similar incident involving the same vehicle and another caller occurred on May 17 in the same area. Following the investigation, the driver of the vehicle was identified and arrested without incident. Photographs of the vehicle are attached to this release.

Arrested on May 18: [No Photo Available]
Richard Ezra TURNBULL, 76, of 13911 Hedgewood Dr in Woodbridge

Charged with impersonating a police officer and reckless driving

Court Date: Pending | Bond: Released on a court summons

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Gunshots fired at Dale City home

A man is charged with two counts of reckless handling of a firearm, one count of brandishing a firearm, one count of shooting within 100 yards of an occupied dwelling, and one count of public intoxication. 
 
According to police, Machado while highly intoxicated withdrew a firearm during an argument which escalated. The accused fired multiple gunshots into the ground of his family’s backyard, said the police.
 
Here is more in a press release:
Reckless Handling of a Firearm – On May 15 at 1:55AM, officers responded to a residence located at 14400 Surrydale Dr in Woodbridge (22193) to investigate a domestic. Several family members reported to police that the accused, identified as a family member, was involved in a verbal altercation which escalated. During the encounter, the accused brandished a handgun. Officers arrived at the residence and detained the accused, who was highly intoxicated, without further incident.   Further investigation determined that the accused walked outside and fired multiple rounds into the ground in the back yard around 10:30PM on May 14. No injuries or property damage were reported. Following the investigation, the accused was arrested.                

Arrested on May 15:
Luis Alberto MACHADO, 23, of 14407 Surrydale Dr in Woodbridge
Charged with 2 counts of reckless handling of a firearm, 1 count of brandishing a firearm, 1 count of shooting within 100yds of an occupied dwelling, and 1 count of public intoxication
Court Date: July 14, 2016 | Bond: $6,000 Secured

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