CRIME & SAFETY
Prince William Co. man dies after driving off of road, striking tree in Woodbridge
A man died Thursday after losing control of his vehicle and driving off of a road in Woodbridge, Virginia, before crashing last Saturday. Prince William County police said that on Nov. 25 at 7:50 p.m., 35-year-old Edward Wayne Mudd, Jr., of Nokesville, was driving a 1994 Honda Civic at a high rate of speed westbound on Davis Ford Road, when his car crossed into the eastbound lanes and then left the roadway.
Discover the 5 Most Dangerous Neighborhoods in Charles County, Maryland!
Charles County, Maryland, with its rich history and scenic beauty, is home to approximately 160,000 residents. However, not all parts of the county enjoy equal levels of safety. A detailed examination of crime data from 2019 reveals significant variances in safety across different neighborhoods, highlighting the importance of understanding the local landscape for residents and visitors alike.
Stafford Resident Arrested for Second DUI with Children in Vehicle
A 40-year-old Stafford man was arrested for drunk driving with children in his vehicle on November 29th. The arrest occurred at 9:41 p.m. after Sergeant M.L. Jacobeen noticed a speeding vehicle on Garrisonville Road. The driver, Arnold De Leon, was also seen running a red light on Greenspring Drive.
35-Year-Old Speeding Driver Killed In PWC Crash: Cops
A 35-year-old man died at an area hospital days after crashing into a tree in Prince William County, authorities announced.Speed and possible impairment are believed to be a factor in a fatal crash that led to the death of Nokesville native Edward Wayne Mudd, Jr., who died from his injuries on Thur…
Weekly Safety Report: Missing Man, Fatal Collision, Rollover Crash, and More in Charles County, Maryland
This week in Charles County, Maryland, several incidents occurred that require attention in the weekly safety report. These incidents include a missing man whose car was found submerged near the Indian Hill Navy Base, a fatal motor vehicle collision in Waldorf, a driver flown out after a collision into a tree in Bryans Road, and a 71-year-old woman injured in a rollover crash after swerving to miss a deer in Charlotte Hall.
Teen arrested for firing shots at Woodbridge homes
PRINCE WILLIAM COUNTY, Va. — A 15-year-old boy was arrested Thursday in connection to shooting at two homes in Woodbridge. On Monday evening, officers were called to investigate shots fired at a residence on Kentmore Drive. The home was struck by gunfire and a black four-door sedan was seen fleeing the area, according to a press release. Officers also located shell casings on the road near the home. No injuries or additional property damage were reported.
Police investigating attempted armed robbery in Manassas
MANASSAS, Va. (DC News Now) — The Prince William County Police Department (PWCPD) said it is investigating an attempted armed robbery in Manassas. The incident occurred Sunday morning in the 9700 block of Liberia Ave. Police said the suspect is in custody and the victim was not hurt. As of 10 a.m., Sunday, PWCPD said […]
$5,000 Reward for Info Leading to Capture of Murder Suspect
PRINCE WILLIAM, Va. – The Prince William County Police Department (PWCPD) is offering a hefty reward for information leading to the arrest of a suspect involved in the shooting death of a 26-year-old man.
Stafford County Sheriff's Office Thwarts Multi-State Shoplifting Ring
In a decisive blow to a multi-state shoplifting operation, the Stafford County Sheriff's Office in Virginia apprehended four suspects from New York on the evening of November 25. The individuals, Angel Chachon Lopez, Yuniorlys Gil Planchar, Dubraska Duque Maita, and Robert Lopez Cedeno, were caught after reportedly stealing a substantial quantity of fragrances from a Kohl's department store, amounting to $8,761 in value. The law enforcement's quick action led to their capture in a black car parked at a nearby Circle K store.
Police seek victims in massage parlor robberies
Detectives with the Fairfax County Police Department believe a man arrested for robbing a massage parlor in Seven Corners might be responsible for a similar case in Springfield two years ago and are seeking more victims. Mohamed Tahir, 33, of Falls Church was arrested for robbing Deep Blue Massage at...
Woman jumps from window of her apartment to escape alleged abuser, deputies say
STAFFORD, Va. — A woman jumped out of a second-floor window to escape her alleged assaulter in Stafford County Monday evening. Officials say the man is now behind bars for the crime. Just after 6:10 p.m., a deputy responded to Arbor Grove Apartments, on Timberlake Street, and off of...
Man barricades himself in home following domestic incident in Lorton
FAIRFAX COUNTY, Va. - Fairfax County Officers are on the scene of a barricade in the 8100 block of McCauley Way in Lorton. Officers say a man refused to leave a residence following a domestic incident. The victim was safely removed from the residence. Residents and drivers are advised to...
Man Breaks Into Virginia House to Eat and Destroy Leftovers
STAFFORD, Va. – Police arrested a Fredericksburg man after he broke into a house and helped himself to Thanksgiving leftovers. According to the Stafford County Sheriff’s Office (SCSO), deputies responded to a report of breaking and entering on November 23rd, at approximately 11:24 p.m. The caller advised that a man was in her kitchen.
Teens robbed and carjacked during a shoe transaction in Woodbridge
WOODBRIDGE, Va. — Prince William County Police are searching for the man who robbed and carjacked two teens. On Wednesday police arrived at Gunsmith Terrace and Old Landing Way near Freedom High School in Woodbridge to investigate the robbery. When they arrived, the victims told police they were conducting...
Stafford man charged for leading minibike police chase
There’s the saying “young and dumb.” Apply it where you will. Perhaps here:. Stafford County Sheriff’s Office reported that a 24-year-old on a minibike attempted to outrun a deputy in a law enforcement vehicle.
Springfield's Struggle: Rising Crime and the Quest for Community Resilience
The once tranquil community of Springfield, Virginia, has been rattled by a recent wave of criminal activity, marking a significant disturbance in the local order. Two separate incidents have captured the town's attention and unveiled the broader societal issues at play. Initially, Springfield was thrust into disarray following a car theft that led to a violent encounter between the culprits—a male driver and a female passenger—and the police, resulting in injuries to an officer.
Weekly Safety Report: Stolen Car and Dog Theft in Springfield, Virginia
Two incidents occurred in Springfield, Virginia this week. In the first incident, a stolen car led to the arrest of two individuals who resisted arrest. The altercation resulted in minor injuries to an officer. In the second incident, a French Bulldog named "Queen" was stolen from a home. The intruder attempted to take all three dogs but was unsuccessful, taking only Queen.
Local Madison Man Arrested for Drunk Driving and Evading Arrest on Cool Springs Road
A 38-year-old man from Madison was arrested for drunk driving and attempting to evade arrest on the evening of November 26th. Deputy A.M. Pitts responded to a report of a vehicle swerving near Kings Highway and Ferry Road.
Nokesville man dies following single-vehicle crash
A 35-year-old Nokesville man died Thursday, five days after he was injured in a single-vehicle crash on Davis Ford Road. The wreck happened Nov. 25 at 7:50 p.m. in the 5300 block of Davis Ford Road in mid-Prince William County. The victim, Edward Wayne Mudd Jr., was was traveling westbound...