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UVA Neurosurgery opens in Haymarket

HAYMARKET  – (Press Release) University of Virginia Health System has opened a new neurosurgery clinic to bring high-quality, convenient neurosurgery care to Haymarket.

UVA Neurosurgery Haymarket is led by neurosurgeon Nevan Baldwin, MD who will initially focus on treating patients with spinal conditions using the full range of treatment options, including minimally invasive surgical procedures.

“We’re pleased to be adding Dr. Baldwin’s expertise to our neurosurgery department, and we’re excited to offer patients in Northern Virginia easier access to our neurosurgery team,” said Mark Shaffrey, MD, chairman of UVA’s Department of Neurosurgery. “Our hope is the Haymarket clinic will be convenient for patients wanting to receive the quality care provided by UVA, but not able to take the time to travel to Charlottesville.”

As Baldwin cares for patients in Haymarket, his goal is to create “a maximum patient experience.”

“When patients leave the office, I want them to feel that their entire experience was as good as it could possibly have been,” he said. “This means that they were treated promptly and with respect at the reception desk, that they were seen quickly, that they received a thorough, attentive exam and that they left with a clear explanation of their condition and a good understanding of the next steps.”

Baldwin said that Haymarket Medical Center is an ideal location for this neurosurgery practice. “We will be delivering care in the context of a forward-looking community hospital with strong operating room staff and the resources to provide the clinical support we need,” he said.

Select patients may need to have their surgeries performed at UVA Medical Center in Charlottesville, Baldwin said; if that is required, they will be able to receive their preliminary testing and follow-up care in Haymarket.

The clinic is located at 15195 Heathcote Blvd., Suite 150, in Haymarket on the campus of Novant Health UVA Health System Haymarket Medical Center. For more information, please call 571.636.6000 or visit uvahealth.com/locations/profile/uva-neurosurgery-haymarket.

Strangulation, malicious wounding, sexual assault investigations in Prince William County

PRINCE WILLIAM COUNTY – (Press Release)  On October 16 at 9:06PM, officers responded to a residence located in the 1700 block of Ann Scarlet Ct in Woodbridge (22191) to investigate an assault. The victim, a 50-year-old woman, reported to police that she and the accused, an acquaintance, were involved in the verbal altercation that escalated. During the encounter, the accused grabbed the victim by the neck before pulling out a knife and holding against her throat. When the victim attempted to scream for help, the accused covered her mouth. The accused then struck the victim numerous times before leaving the residence. The victim sustained injuries to her face. The accused was located and detained during an unrelated vehicle stop in the area of Blackburn Rd and Rippon Blvd. Following the investigation, the accused, identified as Kevin Lee HALL, was arrested.

Arrested on October 16:

Kevin Lee HALL, 55, of 18124 Purvis Dr, Apt. A, in Triangle

Charged with attempted malicious wounding, strangulation, and assault & battery

Court Date: November 19, 2018 | Bond: Unavailable

Sexual Assault Investigation – On October 14, detectives with the Special Victims Unit began an investigation into a sexual assault that occurred at an apartment located in the 10900 block of Coverstone Dr in Manassas (20109) on October 12. The investigation revealed that the victim, a 17-year-old female, was sexually assaulted on more than one occasion by the accused, identified as an acquaintance, at his apartment in the above area. The victim recently disclosed the incident prompting the investigation. The accused was located on October 16 and detained. Following the investigation, the accused, identified as Ramon Atilio CASTRO MARTINEZ, was arrested.

Arrested on October 16:

Ramon Atilio CASTRO MARTINEZ, 29, of 10908 Coverstone Dr, Apt. A1, in Manassas

Charged with 2 counts of rape and 1 count of sodomy

Court Date: Pending | Bond: Held WITHOUT Bond

 

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Eastern Mennonite University names Chiquillo Player Of The Week

Joshua Chiquillo Woodbridge

HARRISONBURG – (Press Release) Joshua Chiquillo (Woodbridge, Va./Gar-Field) broke through in a big way last week, netting his first career hat trick and leading EMU’s soccer men to a 3-0 week.

The Old Dominion Athletic Conference recognized his clutch performances by naming him the ODAC Player of the Week.

Chiquillo had a hand in all of the Royals’ goals in their two conference wins last week, pushing the men into a tie for third place in the league standings.

In Saturday’s 3-0 road victory at Emory & Henry, Chiquillo hit the net just 5:08 into play and had his hat trick by the 35th minute when he stuck in a free kick from outside the 18.

In Tuesday’s 1-0 win over Shenandoah, he assisted on the only goal by providing the set-piece delivery on Caleb Oakes ‘ (Waynesboro, Va./Stuarts Draft) header in the 30th minute.
With the wins, the Royals are 7-5-1 overall and 4-1 in ODAC play.

For the season, Chiquillo has nine points on three goals and three assists.

He entered his junior season with three career goals.

Marcolivia Duo to perform with Manassas Symphony

Manassas – (Press Release) Olivia Hajioff and Marc Ramirez, the Marcolivia Duo, join Music Director James Villani as the featured viola and violin soloists for Symphonic Journey, the Manassas Symphony’s season-opening concert at 7:30 pm on October 27, 2018 at the Hylton Performing Arts Center. They are playing Max Bruch’s Double Concerto in E minor, Op. 88.

Marcolivia — featured many times on NPR’s “Performance Today” and “Front Row Washington” — is an award-winning violin and violin/viola duo who performs music from all styles and periods from Baroque artists to works by 20th-century composers, including folk music, virtuoso works, and their own arrangements.

The MSO concert program also includes Gioachino Rossini’s famous William Tell Overture, as well as the not often performed, but very beautiful Orchestral Suite No. 1 in D minor by Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky. 

Season subscriptions and individual concert tickets are available from the Hylton Center Box Office or by calling 888-945-2468. All children and student tickets (through college) are free.

Founded in 1992, the Manassas Symphony is the winner of the 2015 American Prize for Orchestral Performance, Community Division and is a Resident Arts Partner of the Hylton Performing Arts Center in Manassas. The all-volunteer orchestra plays five concerts a year and is involved with many educational and civic events throughout the community. For more information on the Manassas Symphony, visit its website at ManassasSymphony.org.

Published and aspiring writers invited to Write by the Rails (WbtR) workshop

WbtR Write by the Rails workshop

MANASSAS, Va. – (Press Release)  Write by the Rails (WbtR), the Prince William Chapter of the Virginia Writers Club, is pleased to announce a half-day writing workshop to be held Saturday, October 27, 2018 at Trinity Episcopal in Historic Manassas from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.

The “Back on the Tracks: Fall Writers’ Workshop and Social Campaign Kickoff” will feature a panel on marketing books and writing, along with breakout sessions on writing novels, memoir and poetry. The event will include networking, book sales, a book exchange and live-writing exercises.

The date also marks the live launch of the #WbtR #BackOnTrackNow social media campaign. Attendees will have the chance to write and submit Twitter-friendly lines to be published through social media and in an anthology.

WbtR Workshop Panel and Facilitators

Answering pre-selected questions as well as questions from attendees, the marketing panel will include Rebecca Barnes, Publisher of Prince William Living and Brides & Weddings magazines; Uriah Kiser, Publisher of Potomac Local News; Stacy Shaw, Publisher of Bristow Beat; and King Buari, CEO of Buarich Digital Marketing.

“This year, I am especially excited to have a session on marketing your writing with a panel of experts in the field. I really feel like each person on the panel brings expertise to our attendees. Marketing is one of our most requested topics for the club,” said WbtR president Jan Rayl.

Breakout sessions will be facilitated by novelists P.M. Hernandez and Natalina Reis, memoir writer Nancy Kyme and poet Katherine Gotthardt.

“I am always excited to see my personal writing improve after attending our Write by the Rails Writers’ Workshops,” said Rayl. “I never considered myself a poet. Yet at each workshop I have written a poem. I have had great inspiration in writing poetry from attending Write by the Rails events. I wrote my first poem at a poetry workshop led by Katherine Gotthardt.

“I read Nancy Kyme’s book Memory Lake and loved it. I have toyed with writing a memoir about working at the Boy Scout camp and am looking for inspiration in her session.

“And I have read, We Will Always Have the Closet,” by Natalina Reis while I was in Paris on vacation. It was a great summer romance to read.”

Vice President Katherine Gotthardt said, “I think people will love hearing how Natalina and P.M. Hernandez operate. P.M. Hernandez is one of the most prolific local authors I know. I’m in awe of her.”

Cost for the workshop is $10 for members, $15 for non-members. Published and aspiring writers are welcome to attend. To register, visit the WbtR website’s events page.

Sexual assault, reckless handling and assault on a LEO result in arrests in Prince William

Prince William County – (Press Release) On October 9, detectives from the Special Victims Bureau began an investigation into a sexual assault that allegedly occurred at a residence located in Woodbridge (22193). The investigation revealed that the accused, a family member, sexually assaulted the victim, identified as a 13-year-old girl, on July 14. The victim recently disclosed the sexual assault to another family member who contacted police. Following the investigation, the accused, identified as Jason Mathew GEFRE, was arrested without incident.

                Arrested on October 12:

                Jason Mathew GEFRE, 31, of 7885 Culloden Crest Ln in Gainesville

Charged with rape and carnal knowledge

                Court Date: Pending | Bond: Held WITHOUT bond

 

Reckless Handling of a Firearm – On October 12 at 7:43PM, officers responded to a residence located in the 18400 block of Woodland Dr in Triangle (22172) to investigate a shooting. The initial report received by officers was that the victim was shot by an unknown suspect while standing outside of the residence. When officers arrived, they located a 22-year-old man suffering from a gunshot wound to the arm and leg. The victim was transported to a local hospital where he was treated for his serious, non-life threatening injuries. After further investigation, detectives with the Robbery Unit determined that the accused, an acquaintance, was handling a handgun inside of the residence when it discharged and struck the victim. Following the investigation, the accused, identified as Casey Jordan BOSWELL, was arrested. The handgun was recovered from inside of the residence by officers.

Arrested on October 12:

Casey Jordan BOSWELL, 21, of 14816 Woodland Dr in Triangle

Charged with possession of a firearm by a convicted felon, reckless handling of a firearm, and obstruction of justice

Court Date: November 14, 2018 | Bond: Held WITHOUT bond

 

Assault & Battery on a Law Enforcement Officer [LEO] – On October 14 at 10:29AM, officers responded to the Walmart located at 9401 Liberia Ave in Manassas (20110) to investigate a disorderly customer. A store employee reported to police that an unknown man was screaming and damaging property inside of the store. When an officer arrived, he located the suspect in front of the customer service counter near the front of the store. During the encounter, the officer attempted to detain the accused who refused to comply with the officer’s commands. When the officer deployed pepper spray, the suspect lunged at the officer and struck him in the upper body. The officer deployed a TASER, and the accused was eventually detained following a brief struggle. No officers were injured. The accused was transported to an area hospital with minor injuries then released. Following the investigation, the accused, identified as George Warren CUMMINGS, was arrested.

                Arrested on October 14:

                George Warren CUMMINGS, 64, of 1413 Mountain Rd in Haymarket

Charged with assault & battery on a LEO, destruction of property, disorderly conduct, and resisting arrest

                Court Date: November 26, 2018 | Bond: Held WITHOUT bond

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One arrest, one open investigation in Prince William cases involving firearms

Prince William County – (Press Release) On October 11 at 9:37AM, officers responded to the Oak Hill General Store located at 12203 Kahns Rd in Manassas (20112) to investigate a robbery. The investigation revealed that an unknown man, later identified as the accused, entered the store, brandished a handgun, and demanded money. The man took an undisclosed amount of money before fleeing the area in a black Honda Pilot. No injuries were reported. Responding officers observed a vehicle matching the description pull into the parking lot of the 7-Eleven on Dumfries Rd near Purcell Dr where a vehicle stop was conducted. The driver was detained without further incident and was determined to be the suspect involved in the robbery. The vehicle and handgun located were also found have been reported stolen from North Carolina. Following the investigation, the accused, identified as Jeremy Chanz-Dorsey WILLIAMS, was arrested.

                Arrested on October 11:

                Jeremy Chanz-Dorsey WILLIAMS, 18, of 1031 Haven Hallow Way in Durham, NC

Charged with robbery, use of a firearm in commission of a felony, and possession of stolen property

Court Date: December 12, 2018 | Bond: Held WITHOUT Bond

Shooting into a Dwelling – On October 11 at 3:26PM, officers responded to a residence located in the 1800 block of Heather Glen Ct in Woodbridge (20191) to investigate a destruction of property. The homeowner reported to police that a bullet was located in the wall of a bathroom inside the residence. No injuries or other property damage were reported. This incident is believed to be connected to the reckless handing of a firearm call received in the same area on October 10 (see previous incident brief below). The previously reported incident does not appear to be random. The investigation continues. 

Reckless Handling of a Firearm [Previously Released] – On October 10 at 10:09PM, officers responded to the 1800 block of Heather Glen Ct in Woodbridge (22191) to investigate a fight. The investigation revealed that two females were arguing outside of a residence in the area when a fight broke out between them. When a witness attempted to break up the fight, an unknown male fired several shots into the air before fleeing the area. No injuries or property damage were reported. At this point, this incident does not appear to be random. Officers recovered several shell casings in the roadway. The investigation continues.

 

Service Authority stabilizing sewer line in Dumfries

Prince William Service Authority Water Tank Dumfries

PRINCE WILLIAM COUNTY – (Press Release) The Prince William County Service Authority will begin work next week to stabilize a sewer line between Tripoli Boulevard and Main Street in the Town of Dumfries.

Due to creek bank erosion, a Service Authority sewer line and manhole in the area have been exposed. The repair project is scheduled to last approximately four weeks.

Area residents may see contractors in the woods or hear the contractor’s equipment, such as chainsaws or tractors. Work is scheduled Monday through Friday between 7 a.m. and 5 p.m. and no impacts to traffic are expected.

If you have any questions about the project, please call the Service Authority’s Dispatch Officeat 703-335-7982. 

 

Burglary popular over past two days in Prince William County

PRINCE WILLIAM COUNTY – (Press Release) On October 11 at 9:31AM, officers responded to Toy Trains and Collectibles store located at 7216 New Market Ct in Manassas (20109) to investigate an attempted burglary. An employee reported that it appears entry was attempted into the business through the front glass door, which was damaged. No entry was made into the business and no property was reported missing.

Residential Burglary – On October 10 at 2:22PM, officers responded to a residence located in the 17000 block of Takeaway Ln in Dumfries (22026) to investigate a burglary. The homeowner reported to police that entry was made into an attached garage through an open door. The garage was rummaged through. No property was reported missing. During a canvass of the neighborhood, video surveillance was recovered showing three black males wearing hoodies and jeans walking around the neighborhood around 2:00AM checking car doors. The investigation continues.

Commercial Burglary – On October 10 at 7:55AM, officers responded to the Middlegroup Company scrap metal recycling center located at 13856 Dawson Beach Rd in Woodbridge (22191) to investigate a burglary. An employee reported to police that video surveillance revealed that two unknown suspects entered the office of the business through a window, which was found damaged, around 12:44AM. The suspects took cash then fled the business on foot. The investigation continues.

Suspect Descriptions:

Suspect 1 is described as a white male, 5’06”, 220lbs, last seen wearing a short sleeve shirt, blue jeans, and gloves.

Suspect 2 is described as a white male, 5’09, 185lbs, wearing a short sleeve shirt, blue jeans, and gloves.

Residential Burglary | Domestic Related – On October 10 at 11:58AM, officers responded to a residence located in the 13600 block of Bentley Cir in Woodbridge (22192) to investigate a domestic. The victim, identified as a 21-year-old woman, reported to police that she was leaving her residence when she was approached by the accused, an acquaintance. During the encounter, the accused grabbed the victim’s cell phone and threw it on the ground breaking it. When the victim went back inside of her residence, the accused forced his way into the residence and assaulted the victim. The accused eventually fled the residence on foot. Following the investigation, officers obtained arrest warrants for the accused, identified Germaine Creadle PALMER. The accused was eventually located later that evening in the area of Smoketown Rd and Prince William Pkwy by officers and arrested after a short foot pursuit, which ended on Shoppers Best Way.

Arrested on October 10:

Germaine Creadle PALMER, 25, of 3101 Butterfly Way in Dumfries

Charged burglary, domestic assault & battery, and destruction of property

Court Date: Pending | Bond: Held WITHOUT bond

How Sentara improves the prognosis in cases of Her2+ breast cancer

Pearl Hawver believes in the power of a positive attitude.

She also believes in the strength of preventative care, that’s why every year on her birthday she gives herself the best gift possible by making sure to get a mammogram.

That gift paid off in January 2015, when her routine mammogram discovered a lump in her in her right breast.

“My doctor said, ‘You have breast cancer.’  And I said, ‘Ok, what next?’ She said, ‘I’m waiting for you to react.’ I said, ‘You don’t call a person to tell them their mammogram was okay. So, I figured I had something.”

It’s that same direct, no-nonsense approach Pearl used to face her diagnosis of Her2+ breast cancer. She turned to the team of Dr. Farn Chan and Dr. Masoom Kandahari, Triple-Board Certified Hematology and Oncology Experts.

“The mission of our team is to implement a patient-centered environment where patients are at the core of discussion and decision making,” explains Dr. Kandahari, Medical Staff President at Sentara Northern Virginia Medical Center, who has been treating patient in the Woodbridge area for almost 30 years.

“We often know all the cancer patients and share the responsibility in taking care of them, so patients won’t be with a completely new doctor who is not familiar with their case if one of us is not available. It also provides a unique opportunity for patients to have a second opinion in their care, without literally having to go to a separate location,” adds Dr. Chan, Chairman of the Cancer Committee and breast program leadership member of the hospital.

With Pearl’s diagnosis of HER2+ breast cancer, the doctors were able to consult with one another to determine the best course of action.

“Her2+ breast cancer tends to be more aggressive, associated with higher risk of recurrence and poorer prognosis in the absence of systemic therapy. However, prognosis has improved with the availability of Her2 targeted therapy.”

Pearl’s personalized medical plan included: six months of chemo, a lumpectomy, receiving radiation and then following up with a year of Her2 chemo. Her positive attitude helped lead the way.

“I did really well on chemo,” recalls Pearl, “I’m pretty laid back. I don’t let anything rent space in my head. I give it to God and we go from there. I don’t worry about things, I let the doctors take care of that,” says Pearl.

Pearl says part of the reason things went so well was because of the support she received from her family, especially her younger sister, Phyllis. Phyllis, also a breast cancer survivor, helped Pearl get to her assorted appointments, sat with her through chemo and provided the emotional and moral support she needed.

In the wake of Pearl’s recovery, Phyllis has even helped her channel her sewing talents to help fund breast cancer research.   

“Right now, I’m making pin cushion hats for Relay for Life,” says Pearl, “Last year, I did five tote bags and they went for $100 each!”

The 78-year-old is living her life to the fullest, spending time with her three kids, five grandchildren and five great-grandchildren, thanks to the team approach of Dr. Chan and Dr. Kandahari.

“Cancer is a journey and they are right there with you,” explains Pearl. “They were on top of everything and they were very good! They were considerate and kind. Plus, Sarah, the clinical nurse manager, was just wonderful during the chemo treatments.”

The multi-disciplinary team approach, in the office and within the Sentara Cancer Network, allowed Pearl to get state-of-the-art care. Sentara Healthcare is the first system in Virginia to be accredited as an Integrated Network Cancer Program by the American College of Surgeons’ Commission on Cancer, meaning connections to a network of doctors, researchers, and groundbreaking clinical expertise. Sentara Northern Virginia Medical Center was the first in the area to offer Xoft® Radiation Therapy System for patients with early-stage breast cancer. This, coupled with the exemplary patient care of an Oncology Nurse Navigator, who guides patients and their family through the sometimes daunting experience of a cancer diagnosis, is all in an effort to improve health every day.

To schedule an appointment, call 703-523-1560 or visit Sentara.com for more information on women’s health imaging near you.

Multiple incidents of strangulation, abduction in Prince William County

PRINCE WILLIAM COUNTY – (Press Release) On October 9 at 2:30PM, Glen Felix CORUM, wanted for a strangulation that occurred earlier that morning, was located and arrested after he had returned to the residence located in the 15100 block of Lee Hwy in Gainesville.

Arrested on October 9:

                Glen Felix CORUM, 37, of no fixed address

Charged with for 1 count of attempted malicious wounding, 1 count of strangulation, 1 count of abduction, and 2 counts of attempting to stab in commission of a felony

Court Date: November 28, 2018 | Bond: Held WITHOUT bond 

Attempted Malicious Wounding | Strangulation [Previously Released] – On October 9 at 4:30AM, officers responded to investigate an assault that was reported to have occurred at a residence located in the 15100 block of Lee Hwy in Gainesville (20155). The victim, a 42-year-old woman, reported to police that she and the accused, an acquaintance, were involved in a verbal altercation that escalated. During the encounter, the accused placed a razor blade and a knife against the victim’s neck. At one point, the accused also attempted to strangle the victim and prevented her from leaving the residence. The victim was eventually able to flee the home and flag down passing motorists for assistance. Minor injuries were reported. Officers responded to the offense location and determined the accused fled prior to their arrival at the home. Following the investigation, officers obtained warrants for the arrest of the accused, identified as Glen Felix CORUM. Attempts to locate the accused were unsuccessful.

Strangulation | Domestic Related *ARREST –  On October 6, Dwayne Leyonel BUCK, wanted for a strangulation that occurred at a residence located in the 14700 block of Barksdale St in Woodbridge on April 12, was located and arrested by the Calvert County Sheriff’s Office in Maryland. The accused remains incarcerated in Maryland pending extradition back to Virginia.

                Arrested on October 6: [No Photo Available]

                Dwayne Leyonel BUCK, 25, of no fixed address

                Charged with strangulation and destruction of property

Court Date: Pending | Status: Awaiting Extradition 

Strangulation | Domestic Related [Previously Released] – On April 12 at 11:38PM, officers responded to a residence located in the 14700 block of Barksdale St in Woodbridge (22193) to investigate a domestic. The victim, a 36-year-old woman, reported to police that she and the accused, an acquaintance, were involved in a verbal altercation, which escalated. During the encounter, the accused pushed the victim then took her cell phone and damaged the screen. As the victim turned to walk away, the accused grabbed her and placed her in a chokehold. The parties eventually separated and the accused fled the area on foot. No injuries were reported. Following the investigation, officers obtained arrest warrants for the accused, identified as Dwayne Leyonel BUCK. Attempts to locate the accused have been unsuccessful. The investigation continues. 

Strangulation | Domestic Related – On October 8 at 12:20AM, officers responded to an apartment located in the 1900 block of Gableridge Turn in Woodbridge (22191) to investigate a domestic. The victim, a 28-year-old woman, reported to police that she and the accused, a family member, were involved in a verbal altercation that escalated. During the encounter, the accused grabbed the victim by the neck. The parties eventually separated, and the police were contacted. Minor injuries were reported. Following the investigation, the accused, identified as Milton Mardoquedo FIGUEROA BAIRES, was arrested without incident.

                Arrested on October 8:

                Milton Mardoquedo FIGUEROA BAIRES, 25, of the 1800 block of Gableridge Turn in Woodbridge

                Charged with strangulation and domestic assault & battery

                Court Date: Pending | Bond: Held WITHOUT bond

Strangulation | Abduction | Domestic Related – On October 6 at 11:23AM, officers responded to investigate an assault that occurred between 8:00PM on October 3 and 1:55AM on October 4 in the area of Hillendale Dr and Dale Blvd in Woodbridge (22193). The victim, an adult female, reported to police that she and the accused, an acquaintance, were involved in a verbal altercation that escalated while they were driving in the above area. During the encounter, the accused struck the victim several times before brandishing a gun at her. When the victim exited the vehicle, the accused forced her back into the vehicle at gunpoint. At some point, the accused also choked the victim. The accused eventually let the victim go then drove away. The victim responded to the Charlie T. Dean Station on October 6 to report the incident. Minor injuries were reported. Following the investigation, officers obtained additional charges for the accused, identified as Paulo Roberto Castellani LISBOA, who had been previously arrested on October 4 for a robbery that occurred at the Sheetz on Prince William Pkwy a short time after this incident. The accused remains incarcerated at the Prince William – Manassas Adult Detention Center located at 9320 Lee Ave in Manassas.

Arrested on October 7: [No Photo Available]

                Paulo Roberto Castellani LISBOA, 20, of 14510 Duran Dr in Woodbridge

Charged with strangulation, abduction, malicious wounding, brandishing a firearm,  and assault & battery

                Court Date: November 26, 2018 | Bond: Remains incarcerated 

Abduction | Domestic Related – On October 7 at 5:36PM, officers responded to a residence located in the 1900 block of Heatherbrook Ct in Woodbridge (22192) to investigate an abduction. The victim, a 30-year-old woman, reported to police that she and the accused, an acquaintance, were involved in a verbal altercation that escalated. During the encounter, the accused took the victim’s cell phone and damaged it. The accused and the victim eventually got into a vehicle and began driving around the Lake Ridge area. When the victim attempted to exit the vehicle on several occasions, the accused pulled her back into the vehicle. At some point, the victim was able to exit the vehicle in the 12500 block of Gordon Blvd, and the accused fled the area. The victim later returned to her residence where police were contacted. Following the investigation, officers obtained warrants for the arrest of the accused, identified as Dallas Deonte COX, who turned himself in at the Gar-Field Station without incident on October 9. Minor injuries were reported by the victim and the accused.

                Arrested on October 9:

                Dallas Deonte COX, 32, of 205 Sunny Hill Ct in Stafford

Charged with abduction, robbery, destruction of property, assault & battery, and preventing the summoning of a law enforcement officer

Court Date: November 20, 2018 | Bond: Held WITHOUT bond

Assault, use of firearm in commission of felony, obstruction, just a few of Woodbridge man’s charges

On October 9 at 10:43PM, officers responded to the area of Minnieville Rd and the Prince William Pkwy in Woodbridge (22193) to investigate an initial report of a hit & run. The suspect vehicle, described as a dark colored SUV, struck another occupied vehicle before fleeing the area. While officers were on scene, multiple robberies were being reported to police. The first robbery occurred in the parking lot of the McDonalds at Ashdale Plz involving a 20-year-old man and 22-year old woman. Additional robberies were reported in the parking lot of the 7-11 on Gideon Dr involving a 42-year-old man and in the parking lot of Potomac Mills near the AMC theater involving a 24-year-old man and 23-year-old woman. The suspect in all three robberies appeared to be the same man driving a similar SUV involved in the hit & run. In each of the incidents, the suspect approached the victims and implied he had a weapon before demanding money. A suspect vehicle’s license plate number was provided to officers. Officers determined the vehicle involved had been reported stolen to police from an address on Chelsea Dr in Woodbridge on October 1. Officers located the suspect vehicle unoccupied in the parking lot of Noblewood Plz. A police K-9 and helicopter with Fairfax County police searched for the suspect who was not immediately located. As police were investigating these incidents, officers were dispatched to the area of Moon Way and Madrigal Dr for a suspicious person matching the description of the suspect from the robberies. Officers arrived and located a suspect walking from behind a row of townhomes. Officers challenged the suspect who immediately fled on foot. After a brief chase, the suspect fell and was apprehended by police. Officers determined the suspect had attempted to enter a residence in the 3500 block of Moon Way and an unoccupied vehicle. As officers were processing the suspect, he lunged at the arresting officer which led to a struggle. Officers eventually subdued the suspect. Following the investigation, the suspect, identified as Raekwon Malik BRYANT, was charged in connection to multiple incidents. Additional charges are pending.

                Arrested on October 9:

                Raekwon Malik BRYANT, 20, of 14001 Madrigal Dr in Woodbridge

Charged with 1 count of attempted robbery, 1 count of use of a firearm in commission of a felony, 1 count of assault & battery on a LEO, 1 count of attempted burglary, 1 count of vehicle trespass, and 2 counts of obstruction of justice

                Court Date: Unavailable | Bond: Held WITHOUT Bond

 

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Fatal crash investigation by Old Bridge Road and Rolling Brook Drive results in DWI charges

WOODBRIDGE – (Press Release) On July 7 at 10:59PM, officers responded to the area of Old Bridge Rd and Rolling Brook Dr in Woodbridge (22192) to investigate a crash. The investigation revealed that a driver of a 1993 Toyota Standard was traveling westbound on Old Bridge Rd and attempted to make a left turn onto Rolling Brook Dr. The vehicle crossed in front of a 2016 Hyundai Elantra that was traveling eastbound on Old Bridge Rd. The driver of the Toyota is believed to have failed to yield the right-of-way to through traffic causing the collision. The driver of the Hyundai was determined to be under the influence of alcohol and was subsequently arrested at the time of the crash. The driver of the Toyota was initially transported to an area hospital with serious injuries. On September 15, the driver died as a result of his injuries sustained in the crash. Prior to his death, the driver was transported out of state to another hospital facility. The Prince William County Police Department was recently notified of the death. The Crash Investigation Unit has reopened the investigation. The driver of the Hyundai reported minor injuries. The investigation continues.

Identified:
The driver of the 1993 Toyota Standard was identified as James Ivy TURNER, 68, of Woodbridge

Arrested on July 7:
Juan Corderio CARTER, 30, of 4516 Kenwood Dr in Woodbridge [Driver of the 2016 Hyundai Elantra]
Charged with driving a motor vehicle while intoxicated 
Court Date: November 29, 2018 | Bond: Unavailable

Updated: Suspect nabbed after child abducted, sexually assaulted

Update 

(Press Release) — During the extensive investigation, detectives from the Special Victims Bureau and Violent Crimes Bureau were able to identify the suspect involved in the abduction that occurred in the 14200 block of Essex Dr in Woodbridge in the morning hours of October 9.

Members of the Department’s Forensics Services Section were able to link the accused, identified as Adam-Seth WALTER, to the incident from evidence recovered from the scene. Members of the Street Crimes Unit apprehended the accused without incident in the area while on an unrelated investigation.

The investigation into the abduction revealed the victim, an 11-year-old girl, was walking to school when she observed the accused coming towards her. The accused grabbed the victim and implied he had a weapon.

At the same time, a witness, identified as a 34-year-old woman, was in front of her residence and observed the victim with the accused. During the encounter, the accused repeatedly struck the witness causing significant injuries before forcing her and the juvenile victim into the residence.

Another occupant of the house heard the accused in the home and attempted to intervene. The accused then fled the residence with the juvenile victim. When the accused left the residence, the witness immediately called police to report the incident.

The accused took the victim to an address on Cumberland Dr where he sexually assaulted her. After the encounter, the accused released the victim and fled on foot. Responding officers learned of the juvenile victim from the witness and began checking the area.

The juvenile victim approached an officer stationed in the area a short time later. The juvenile victim and witness were transported to an area hospital for treatment while detectives and forensic investigators continued the investigation. The accused has been charged with multiple felonies in connection to this investigation and remains incarcerated.

Arrested on October 9:

Adam-Seth WALTER, 26, of no fixed address

Charged with [in connection to the juvenile victim] 1 count of abduction with intent to defile, 1 count of rape, 2 counts sodomy, 1 count of aggravated sexual battery, and 1 count of indecent liberties
Charged with [in connection to the adult witness/victim] 1 count of abduction, 1 count of use of a firearm in commission of a felony, 1 count of robbery, 1 count of burglary with intent to commit larceny, 1 count of malicious wounding, and 1 count of possession of a firearm by a convicted violent felon
             
Court Date: Pending | Bond: Held WITHOUT Bond

Original post 10:25 a.m. Tuesday 

WOODBRIDGE — (Press Release) At 8:14 a.m., Prince William police officers responded to the 14200 block of Essex Dr in Woodbridge (22191) to investigate an abduction.

The investigation revealed that the victim, a juvenile girl, was reportedly walking to school along Essex Drive near Radford Drive when an unknown man approached and grabbed her. During the encounter, the suspect forced his way into a nearby home where he assaulted one of the residents, identified as an adult female, before fleeing the area on foot with the juvenile victim.

It’s unclear if the suspect brought the juvenile into the home. The juvenile did not live at the home. 

The suspect then took the juvenile victim to an unknown location on Cumberland Drive where he sexually assaulted her. The suspect then released the juvenile victim and fled on foot. The juvenile victim was located by responding officers a short time later.

A police K-9 and officers are currently in the area searching for the suspect who has not been located. Please avoid the area and follow police direction. Area schools have been notified as a precaution. The investigation continues.

Brandishing suspect arrested at Woodbridge home

LAKE RIDGE — (Press Release) On October 5 at 6:30 a.m., officers responded to the 7-Eleven located at 13304 Occoquan Rd in Woodbridge (22192) to investigate a road rage incident.

The victim, a 27-year-old man, reported to police that he, and two other adult male passengers, were driving on the Prince William Pkwy in the area of Summerland Dr when the driver of a red minivan, later identified as the accused, began driving aggressively.

The victim and the other men stopped at the above 7-Eleven and entered the business. Upon exiting, the men were confronted by the accused who began yelling at them. During the encounter, the victim told the accused he was going to contact police. At that point, accused brandished a handgun and pointed it towards the men.

The accused eventually got back into his vehicle and drove in front of the victim’s vehicle while continuing to point the weapon towards them. The accused eventually left the area. The victim provided officers with a license plate of the vehicle the accused was driving.

The accused was located at his home in Woodbridge where he was detained without further incident. Following the investigation, the accused, identified as Hassan Mihalov DELGADO, was arrested.

Arrested on October 5:

Hassan Mihalov DELGADO, 32, of 1930 Stevens Rd, #1710, in Woodbridge

Charged with 3 counts of abduction, 3 counts of brandishing, and 3 counts of using a firearm in commission of a felony

                  Court Date: Unavailable | Bond: Held WITHOUT Bond