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Prince William cracking down on seat belt use on Memorial Day

From a press release: 

Prince William County Police join law enforcement agencies throughout Virginia in the “Click It or Ticket” campaign to enforce the Commonwealth’s safety-belt and child safety-seat laws. The Department will participate in high-visibility patrols – day and night – from Monday, May 22, through Sunday, June 4 (which includes the Memorial Day holiday weekend).

Seat belts are mandatory in Virginia for all persons riding in the front seat. Virginia car seat laws also state that: (more…)

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Weekend crime report: Armed robbery at Coverstone 7-Eleven, shooting into home

From Prince William police reports: 

Armed Robbery – On May 13 at 4:58AM, officers responded to the 7-Eleven located at 10740 Coverstone Rd in Manassas (20109) to investigate a robbery. An employee reported to police that an unknown man wearing a mask entered the business brandishing a handgun. During the encounter, the suspect demanded money then fled the store with an undisclosed amount of money. No injuries were reported. A police K-9 searched the area for the suspect who was not located.
Suspect Description:
Black male of an unknown age, 6’03”, 240lbs with a heavy build and dark complexion
Last seen wearing a mask, green coat, khaki pants, and black boots

Shooting into Residential Dwelling – On May 12 at 11:12PM, officers responded to a residence located in the 13700 block of Moccasin Ct in Woodbridge (22193) to investigate a shots fired call. Several callers reported to police that multiple gunshots were heard in the above area. Officers checked the area and nothing was found at that time. On May 13 at 11:43AM, a citizen located several bullets hole inside of their residence. No injuries or no other property damage was reported. Upon further investigation, a shell casing was located in a nearby roadway. The investigation continues.

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Manassas woman shot, killed while traveling on I-95

The Virginia State Police is searching for the shooter who drove alongside a car on Interstate 95 in Richmond and shot and killed a 26-year-old Manassas woman, killed the 23-year-old woman, of Richmond, who was behind the wheel and injured a Woodbridge man. 

Police said this was a “targeted” incident. 

More in a press release: 

“The Virginia State Police Bureau of Criminal Investigation’s Richmond Field Office continues to follow up on leads and tips related to the fatal shooting on Interstate 95 early Sunday morning (May 14) in the City of Richmond. State police are still encouraging the public to come forward with any information related to the incident. (more…)

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Suspect on Stafford’s ‘Most Wanted’ list apprehended

From Stafford County Sheriff’s Office:

On May 10, 2017, at 7:30 a.m., Deputy J.J. Kreider was westbound on South Gateway Drive when he observed a subject he recognized driving a green SAAB traveling east. Deputy Kreider knew the subject’s driving privilege was currently suspended due to multiple prior driving convictions.

Deputy Kreider reversed his direction of travel and followed the SAAB onto Falls Run Drive. He made contact with the driver, who was the single occupant of the vehicle, in the parking lot of 125 Falls Run.

The driver was also wanted for felony larceny and a failure to appear through Stafford County, as well as a capias from another jurisdiction. (more…)

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Police search for one person who ‘walked away’ from cash involving stolen car

Police surrounded Mapledale Plaza on Wednesday at about 1:3o p.m. after a car crash. 

Officers set up a search perimeter around the shopping center, and in the adjacent Princedale and Nottingdale neighborhoods of Dale City after one person involved in the crash “walked away.”

At least one of the cars involved in the crash was reported stolen, according to police spokesman Nathan Probus.

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Police arrest two additional suspects in January home invasion

From Prince William County police:

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Thompson, Rashad (2)

Pictured: Jenkins, Thompson

Malicious Wounding *ADDITIONAL ARRESTS – On May 10, members of the US Marshal’s Fugitive Task Force and the Fauquier County Sheriffs Office arrested Rashad Newton THOMPSON at an address in Bealeton, VA. THOMPSON was involved in a home invasion which occurred at a residence located in the 7900 block of Deward Ct in Manassas on January 22. (more…)

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Stafford woman, 52, charged with multiple traffic offenses

From Stafford County Sheriff’s Office:

On May 5, 2017, at 4:23 p.m., a citizen called to report a blue Ford pickup truck in the area of the Blue and Gray Parkway and Kings Highway that was swerving and drove into a ditch. Deputy D.W. Fetterolf responded and observed a vehicle, matching the description provided, stopped at a red light on Cool Springs Road waiting to make a left turn onto Butler Road.

The vehicle had no brake lights illuminated, and once on Butler Road, it swerved across the lane markings several times. Deputy Fetterolf activated his emergency lights and initiated a traffic stop, but the truck kept moving and continued west on Butler Road, stopping near the intersection of Castle Rock Drive. (more…)

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Manassas City police seeking information on armed robbery suspect

From Manassas City Police Department:

Armed Robbery At 2:15 a.m. on May 8, 2017, The Manassas City Police responded to 7-Eleven, located at 10438 Dumfries Rd, for a report of an armed robbery. The store clerk told police a male subject entered the store with his face covered, displayed a handgun, and demanded money. The suspect fled on foot in the direction of Barrington Park Circle with an undisclosed amount of cash. (more…)

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Prince William County police seeking information on local incidents

From Prince William County Police Department:

Sexual Assault Investigation – On May 3 at 1:10 p.m., an officer responded to investigate a sexual assault which allegedly occurred at an unknown residence somewhere in Woodbridge on April 29 around 1:00 a.m. The victim, a 17-year-old girl of Woodbridge, reported to police that she was at a party in the above area when she was followed outside the residence by an unknown male.

During the encounter, the victim was sexually assaulted by the unknown male. The suspect eventually left the area when an acquaintance of the victim came outside to check on her. Minor injuries were reported. The victim disclosed the incident to school staff on May 3 who then notified police. The investigation continues.

Suspect Description:
Black male, between 17 & 19 years of age, 6’02”, 180lbs, with a muscular build and black hair (more…)

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7-Eleven at 8402 Digges Rd in Manassas robbed at gunpoint

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From Manassas police: 

Armed Robbery

At approximately 3:12 a.m. on May 3, 2017, Manassas City Police responded to 7-Eleven, located at 8402 Digges Rd, for a report of an armed robbery. The store clerk told officers that a male subject entered the store wearing a bandana over his face, displayed a handgun, and demanded money. The suspect fled on foot in the direction of Forum Way with an undisclosed amount of cash. No injuries were reported by the victim.  (more…)

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At WaWa, authorities said drug suspect “entered the store looking like a ‘zombie'”

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From the Stafford sheriff’s office: 

On May 1, 2017, at approximately 9:00 PM, Deputy B.M. Kanterman responded to a disturbance at the Wawa at 105 Garrisonville Road. Upon arrival, he was advised by a store employee that a male subject had entered the store looking like a “zombie” and was now in the restroom, lying down. When Deputy Kanterman entered the restroom, he observed a male, later identified as Nicholas Caputa, asleep in a crouched position between the urinal and the bathroom stall. Mr. Caputa had to be shaken vigorously to be awakened. (more…)

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Family argument escalates, results in malicious wounding

From Prince William County Police:

Malicious Wounding | Stabbing Investigation– On May 1 at 2:30 a.m., officers responded to an apartment located in the 8100 block of Peakwood Ct in Manassas to investigate a stabbing.

The investigation revealed that the victim, a 34-year-old man of Manassas, was involved in a verbal altercation with the accused, identified as a family member, which escalated. During the encounter, the accused stabbed the victim multiple times with a knife. The parties eventually separated and the police were contacted. (more…)

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Suspect wanted in connection to abduction, burglary, arrested in Arlington

From Prince William County Police:

Abduction | Burglary | Domestic Related *ARREST– On May 1, Joshua BARRETT, wanted for multiple incidents which occurred at a residence located in the 3100 block of Talon Eagle St in Woodbridge  on April 27 and 28, was located and arrested in Arlington.

Arrested on May 1:
Joshua BARRETT, 27, of the 14800 block of Emberdale Dr in Woodbridge
Charged with 3 counts of burglary, 1 count of abduction, 1 count of grand larceny, 2 count of preventing the summoning of law enforcement, 2 counts of domestic assault & battery, and 1 count of destruction of property (more…)

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Driving under the influence charge for Stafford man

From Stafford County Sheriff’s Office:

On April 27, 2017, at  11:50 p.m, Deputy E.M. Lawrence was on proactive patrol near the intersection of Stafford Lakes Parkway and Warrenton Road when she observed a Ford F-350 truck located perpendicular to the northbound travel lanes. Deputy Lawrence initiated a U-Turn to respond to the vehicle.

When she returned to the intersection the truck was parked in the southbound lanes of travel, again facing perpendicular to oncoming traffic. Deputy Lawrence activated her emergency equipment and made contact with the driver, who was the sole occupant of the vehicle.

Deputy Lawrence observed the driver’s glassy eyes, slurred speech and detected a strong odor of alcoholic beverage coming from his person. Deputy Lawrence also observed an open can of beer and a small bottle of whiskey inside the vehicle. (more…)

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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.”

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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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