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Police arrest Manassas man accused of rape

On Sunday, detectives began investigating the sexual assault that happened at an apartment on the 10900 block of Coverstone Drive. Police say an investigation revealed that the victim was sexually assaulted by Martinez on more than one occasion. On Thursday, Martinez was arrested and is being held a


Man Rapes Girl in Manassas: Police

MANASSAS, VA—A man was arrested Tuesday for raping an acquaintance at an apartment in the 10900 block of Coverstone Drive, according to Prince William County Police. Ramon Atilio Castro Martinez, 29, of the aforementioned address, was charged with two counts of rape and one count of sodomy.


Woman Terrorized in Woodbridge: PWC Police

WOODBRIDGE, VA—A woman was strangled, beaten and threatened with a knife to her throat Tuesday night in the 1700 block of Ann Scarlet Court, according to Prince William County Police. Kevin Lee Hall, 55, of the 18100 block of Purvis Drive in Triangle, was later arrested by chance and charged with at


Judge sentences Bernard Duse to life in prison for 2017 CVS murder

Bernard Duse, who is on trial for the July 2017 shooting death of Warrenton CVS store manager Rex Olsen, is led out of the Fauquier County courthouse Wednesday.Leland Schwartz


Boy, 6, dies following I-66 crash in Fauquier

A 6-year-old boy died Tuesday following a single-vehicle crash on Interstate 66 in Fauquier County on Sunday afternoon.The accident occurred 12:15 p.m. at the 24 mile marker in the eastbound lanes. A 2018 BMW M3 rain off the right side of the interstate, and struck a sign post and several trees befo


KFC Customer Assaulted, Robbed In Woodbridge: Police

WOODBRIDGE, VA—Authorities are looking for two men who ambushed and robbed a customer early Sunday night in the drive-thru lane of a Kentucky Fried Chicken at 1307 Devils Reach Road, according to Prince William County Police.


Fairfax County sheriff's deputy charged with sexually assaulting inmate

FAIRFAX, Va.- A Fairfax County sheriff’s deputy is in jail without bond after he was accused of sexually assaulting an inmate at the Fairfax County Alternative Incarceration Center.Investigators say the victim contacted the Sheriff’s Office Internal Affairs Bureau in August 2017, saying she had been


FCPD arrests former sheriff’s deputy for sexual assault 14 months after receiving complaint

Fairfax County Police say a former Fairfax County Sheriff’s Office deputy is just now facing charges for a sexual assault that allegedly occurred 14 months ago.Keith Washington, 47, of Stafford, was charged Oct. 16, 2018 with one count of carnal knowledge of an inmate and one count of sexual battery


Chantilly woman arrested for credit card fraud, larceny

The suspect was identified as Melanie M. Neal, 23, of Chantilly. During the investigation, law enforcement discovered Neal was in possession of stolen credit cards and identification, according to the LCSO.


Skimming Device Found On Bank ATM In Centreville: Police

CENTREVILLE, VA—A skimming device was found Monday on an ATM in the Navy Federal Bank at 14001 Saint Germain Drive, according to Fairfax County Police. Detectives believe it was placed there on Saturday. Anyone who used the ATM in question should check his or her accounts for any irregularities.


Accidental Shooting Wounds Man In Triangle: PWC Police

TRIANGLE, VA—A man was shot Friday night by an acquaintance who accidentally fired a handgun in the 18400 block of Woodland Drive, according to Prince William County Police. After police received conflicting versions of what happened, Casey Jordan Boswell, 21, of the 14800 block of Woodland Drive in


Walmart confrontation leads to tasing, arrest

When the officer arrived, he found the suspect in front of the customer service counter. He attempted to detain the man, who refused to comply to commands, Probus said. During the confrontation, the officer deployed pepper spray and the man lunged at him, striking him in the chest, Probus said.


Gainesville man charged for sexually assaulting minor

"We did place charges on him and arrest him on October 12th. He has been charged with rape and carnal knowledge. He has been held without bond," said Officer Nathan Probus, spokesperson fo Prince William County Police Department.


Police investigating possible abduction on I-495 in Virginia

According to officials, police were informed about the incident at around 12:15 p.m. Monday. Two women reported that they voluntarily got into a vehicle driven by a man they knew. However, after the women asked to get out of the vehicle, the suspect continued to drive on.


Missing Man Sought In Manassas: Police

MANASSAS, VA—Authorities are looking for a man not seen since late Friday, according to Prince William County Police. Rafael Antonio Ramos Marrero is described as white, 45, 6-1, 205 pounds with brown hair and brown eyes. He was wearing a white and grey sweater, dark blue jeans and tan loafers.


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

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 vict


Manassas 2018 Halloween Sex Offender Safety Information

MANASSAS, VA—Before the kids go out trick or treating on Halloween, it's a good time to take inventory of who's in your neighborhood. According to theVirginia Sex Offender Registry, there are 272 registered sex offenders living or working in the Manassas area.


ATM stolen from outside Vienna Metro station

VIENNA, Va.- An automatic teller machine was stolen from its location outside of the Vienna Metro station Monday.Police say suspects took the ATM machine just before 2 a.m.Officers have no suspect information at this time.


7-Eleven Robber Sought In Fairfax; One Boy Arrested: Police

FAIRFAX, VA—Authorities have arrested one of two people who robbed a 7-Eleven early Monday at 3965 Jermantown Road, according to Fairfax Police. A boy was arrested shortly afterward after being spotted in the area.


Parents criticize school officials in handling of Tuscarora High School sex assault case

LEESBURG, Va. -- Parents of Tuscarora High School students are criticizing the handling of an alleged sexual assault involving a football player, saying the school should have informed the community sooner.