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Garrisonville Road, Stafford, VA

Woman Who Stashed Wawa Business Phone In Pants Arrested For Drunken Tirade: Stafford Sheriff Woman Who Stashed Wawa Business Phone In Pants Arrested For Drunken Tirade: Stafford Sheriff
Woman Who Stashed Wawa Business Phone In Pants Arrested For Drunken Tirade: Stafford Sheriff Four Loko got the better of a 34-year-old Woodbridge woman who took out her wrath on employees during a late night disturbance at Wawa in Stafford, the sheriff says. Hope Serebotseng is behind bars following a strange scene that played out when she badgered employees and refused to return a business phone amid a drunken tirade over the weekend, according to officials. The incident was reported at approximately 4:20 a.m. on Saturday, March 30 at Wawa on Garrisonville Road in Stafford. Wawa at 105 Garrisonville Road in Stafford Google Maps street view According to investigators, sta…
DUI Mustang Driver Leads Police Pursuit Through Northern VA: Sheriff DUI Mustang Driver Leads Police Pursuit Through Northern VA: Sheriff
DUI Mustang Driver Leads Police Pursuit Through Northern VA: Sheriff A 22-year-old Mustang driver led a three-mile pursuit through Stafford while under the influence, authorities said. Edward Kargbo, of Dumfries, was spotted by Sergeant J.D. Hurt going nearly 65 miles per hour in a 35 mph zone on Garrisonville Road around 2:30 a.m. Sunday, March 17, the county sheriff's office said. Stafford County Sheriff's Office When Kargbo noticed Hurt, he quickly hit his breaks in an attempt to lower his speed, the sheriff's office said. Hurt turned on his emergency equipment to conduct a traffic stop but then, the driver decided to speed up in an attem…
DUI Driver Found Asleep At Traffic Light While Horns Sounded In Stafford, Sheriff Says DUI Driver Found Asleep At Traffic Light While Horns Sounded In Stafford, Sheriff Says
DUI Driver Found Asleep At Traffic Light While Horns Sounded In Stafford, Sheriff Says Not even a chorus of blaring horns could stir a 40-year-old Pennsylvania man who was found intoxicated and asleep at the wheel in Virginia, according to the Stafford County Sheriff. Harrisburg resident Kalem Calien is facing charges across state lines after he held up traffic when conking out while driving through Stafford on Sunday morning Shortly before 5:30 a.m. on March 3, deputies from the sheriff's office were called to investigate a suspicious Toyota RAV4 that was sitting steady at a green light for at least eight minutes while other motorists honked and shouted behind him at the int…
Tenacious Detective Cracks Two Virginia Cold Cases In One Shot Tenacious Detective Cracks Two Virginia Cold Cases In One Shot
Tenacious Detective Cracks Two Virginia Cold Cases In One Shot For nearly 40 years, Jacqueline Lard and Amy Baker's killer has remained a mystery. On Tuesday, March 5, 2024, authorities in Virginia announced a break in the cases. Elroy Harrison, 65, was identified as a suspect in both cases thanks to the relentless work of Stafford County Sheriff's Detective D.K. Wood, Sheriff David Decatur said. Jacqueline Lard was killed in 1986, and Amy Baker in 1989. Both were residents of Stafford, but Baker was returning from visiting family in Falls Church when she went missing. On March 4, Harrison was indicted by a Stafford County Grand Jury for the fir…
Wrong-Way DUI Driver Admits To Having 'Tall Drinks' Before Crashing In Stafford County: Sheriff Wrong-Way DUI Driver Admits To Having 'Tall Drinks' Before Crashing In Stafford County: Sheriff
Wrong-Way DUI Driver Admits To Having 'Tall Drinks' Before Crashing In Stafford County: Sheriff A wanted man didn't argue with members of the Stafford County Sheriff's Office who said he had too much to drink after the wrong-way driver crashed into a light pole over the weekend. A deputy on patrol shortly after midnight on Sunday morning was caught off guard when he spotted 64-year-old Stafford resident Scott Cartledge driving south in the northbound lanes of Garrisonville Road when he blew through a red light.  Suspecting the driver was possibly not sober, the deputy began to follow Cartledge and attempted to stop him, but not before he could, the driver lost control, …
5X Convicted DUI Driver Busted Again Twice Legal Limit In Stafford: Police 5X Convicted DUI Driver Busted Again Twice Legal Limit In Stafford: Police
5X Convicted DUI Driver Busted Again Twice Legal Limit In Stafford: Police A 60-year-old Stafford man who's been convicted of drunk driving five times can add a sixth to his rap sheet, according to police. Deputies were called to 7-Eleven on Garrisonville Road Thursday evening, Feb. 1 for reports of a drunk driver, later identified as Lenard Lovick, Jr., the county sheriff's office said. Deputies couldn't immediately find the offender, but it wasn't long before he stumbled out of the woods towards him.  Lovick said he had consumed three, 40-ounce beers prior to driving, but then changed his story saying a friend had given him a ride, police said. A quick ch…
Serial Shoplifters Busted Returning To Scene Of Crime For Sixth Time In Stafford, Sheriff Says Serial Shoplifters Busted Returning To Scene Of Crime For Sixth Time In Stafford, Sheriff Says
Serial Shoplifters Busted Returning To Scene Of Crime For Sixth Time In Stafford, Sheriff Says A sticky-fingered pair with a history of shoplifting went back to the well one too many times and was caught returning to the scene of the crime at Target in Stafford County, authorities say. Aaron Richardson, 56, and Denise Shultz, 57, serial shoplifters with a penchant for targeting the retailer on Stafford Market Place are behind bars after being caught red-handed robbing the beloved store. Deputies from the Stafford County Sheriff's Office were called to Target in the middle of the afternoon on Monday, Jan. 29, where there was a report of repeat thieves who were back at it before fleein…
DUI Fugitive's 88 MPH Pursuit Ends In Hour-Long Stafford Standoff: Sheriff DUI Fugitive's 88 MPH Pursuit Ends In Hour-Long Stafford Standoff: Sheriff
DUI Fugitive's 88 MPH Pursuit Ends In Hour-Long Stafford Standoff: Sheriff A DUI driver wanted out of Prince William County led a police pursuit at nearly 90 miles per hour, and ended the night in an hour-long stand-off in Stafford, local authorities said. Allen Stone, of King George, was spotted by a deputy failing to maintain lane in a Toyota Scion xB around 6:25 p.m. Jan. 21 on Barrett Heights Road in Stafford, Sheriff David Decatur said. Stone ran the stop sign and turned onto westbound Garrisonville Road, police said. Deputy Bates followed the vehicle as it turned onto Eustace Road. He tried to conduct a traffic stop on Rocky Way Drive, but Stone sp…
Minibike Fails Rider In Race With Stafford Cops Minibike Fails Rider In Race With Stafford Cops
Minibike Fails Rider In Race With Stafford Cops A minibike operator who told police he fled a traffic stop because he thought he could get away, didn't, authorities in Stafford said. Stafford County Deputy AT Leckemby was heading east on Garrisonville Road near Onville Road when he noticed a minibike with no lights on it around 8:35 p.m. Nov. 23, the Stafford County sheriff's office said in a release. The operator, later identified as Gunther Raimund, 24, looked back at Leckemby when he initiated a traffic stop, then hit the gas, authorities said. Leckemby followed the minibike down Garrisonville Road, onto Richmond Highway, and in…
Winner, Winner: $1.3M Virginia Lottery Ticket Sold At Stafford Wawa Winner, Winner: $1.3M Virginia Lottery Ticket Sold At Stafford Wawa
Winner, Winner: $1.3M Virginia Lottery Ticket Sold At Stafford Wawa Buying a Virginia Lottery ticket in Stafford turned out to be a million-dollar decision for a Fauquier County man. The jackpot in the Virginia Lottery’s Cash 5 with EZ Match game was higher than ever when Bryan Vaughan decided to get in the game.  The Midland man bought a ticket for the Nov. 9 drawing, at the Garrisonville Road Wawa in Stafford. Vaughan had initially intended to buy a scratcher ticket but decided to play Cash 5 with EZ Match instead.  One of those tickets ended up winning the record-setting $1,381,071 jackpot. “I’m still in disbelief,” Vaughan told Virginia…
'COPS' Fan With Drugs Critiques Officers' Arrest Tactics In Stafford: Police 'COPS' Fan With Drugs Critiques Officers' Arrest Tactics In Stafford: Police
'Cops' Fan With Drugs Critiques Officers' Arrest Tactics In Stafford: Police That's now how it happens on TV! A wanted 53-year-old Stafford man who is a fan of "COPS" was quickly informed of the reality he got himself into Sunday afternoon, Oct. 29, Stafford County Sheriff David Decatur said. Deputy X.D. Bates responded to a home to serve Gary Melvin on a warrant of probation violation, but couldn't find Melvin at the home, Decatur said. Instead, Deputy Bates began canvassing nearby locations to find him. It would not take Bates long to locate Melvin behind the wheel on Garrisonville Road, the sheriff said. He conducted a traffic stop at the Wendy’s on Garriso…
Wanted Suspect Compliments Officer's Motorcycle Skills After Stafford Pursuit Wanted Suspect Compliments Officer's Motorcycle Skills After Stafford Pursuit
Wanted Suspect Compliments Officer's Motorcycle Skills After Stafford Pursuit A man wanted out of Alexandria and Stafford is in custody after a foot pursuit. Deputies responding to reports of a suspicious person at the Red Roof In on Garrisonville Road found Dorian Murphy, 25, dart into the wood line around 4:10 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 21, the Stafford County Sheriff's Office said. "A perimeter was quickly established and K-9 began a track," authorities said, noting Murphy ran toward Aldi and the net began to close in. Captain B.W. Worcester and Deputy S.M. Craig found Murphy as he ran behind the businesses and he was taken into custody. Deputy X.D. Bates responde…
Drugged Up Couple Wanted Across Virginia Busted 'Very High' Getting Into Vehicle Drugged Up Couple Wanted Across Virginia Busted 'Very High' Getting Into Vehicle
Drugged Up Couple Wanted Across Virginia Busted 'Very High' Getting Into Vehicle Two people wanted across Virginia were taken into custody after witnesses spotted them looking "very high" and flagged down police. Stafford County Sheriff's Sgts. Jett and Jacobeen were at Walmart on Garrisonville Road when a citizen spotted Brian Lewis and Angela Moore getting into a car around 6:20 p.m. Friday, Sept. 1, Sheriff David Decatur said on Tuesday afternoon. While their canvas was in its infancy, officials say that another witness approached the sergeants to repeat the claim that the drugged up duo were able to get behind the wheel. The investigators were able to quickly …
Wanted Men Caught With Hundreds Of Stolen Merchandise In Stafford After Pursuit: Sheriff Wanted Men Caught With Hundreds Of Stolen Merchandise In Stafford After Pursuit: Sheriff
Wanted Men Caught With Hundreds Of Stolen Merchandise In Stafford After Pursuit: Sheriff Two wanted men with a history of crime in the DMV region are back behind bars after their latest gambit. Jeremy Shivers, 36, and Joel Gomez, 23, are both facing new charges in Stafford County after being busted attempting to steal from Home Depot on Worth Avenue in Stafford, the sheriff’s office announced. Shortly before noon on Thursday, Aug. 31, staff at the store advised the Stafford County Sheriff about a man who attempted to steal hundreds of dollars worth of merchandise, but dropped it when he was caught by staff and fled. However, according to a spokesperson from the sheriff’s offic…
3X DUI Driver Had Kids In Car, BAC Nearly Twice Legal Limit In Stafford County: Sheriff 3X DUI Driver Had Kids In Car, BAC Nearly Twice Legal Limit In Stafford County: Sheriff
3X DUI Driver Had Kids In Car, BAC Nearly Twice Legal Limit In Stafford County: Sheriff A 41-year-old Northern Virginia driver was arrested on his third DUI offense, and this time he had kids in the car, authorities said. An observant citizen noticed Eugene Appiah swerving on Garrisonville Road in Stafford around 11:35 p.m. Saturday, July 1, Stafford County Sheriff David Decatur said. A deputy provided with a description of the vehicle found Appiah on Puller Place. Appiah had his children in the car, despite having his license revoked due to a prior DUI conviction, Decatur said. Appiah had glassy, bloodshot eyes, and the odor of an alcoholic beverage coming from his brea…
'Move Or I'll Stab You': Stafford Walmart Thieves Toss $4K In Stolen Merch Out Car Windows 'Move Or I'll Stab You': Stafford Walmart Thieves Toss $4K In Stolen Merch Out Car Windows
'Move Or I'll Stab You': Stafford Walmart Thieves Toss $4K In Stolen Merch Out Car Windows "Move or I'll stab you," is what one of three thieves told Walmart staffers before making off with $4,000 in stolen merchandise in Virginia, authorities said. Workers at the Garrisonville Road store in Stafford confronted the trio around 6:20 p.m. Tuesday, June 13, who fled with electronics, snacks, and more, the Stafford County Sheriff's Office said. While deputies responded to the larceny, another caller reported suspicious activity on Richmond Highway. There, the caller said a vehicle, which happened to match the description of the suspect vehicle, had occupants who were throwing items o…
$1 Million Was Only Supposed To Be Quick Wawa Stop For Stafford Lottery Winner $1 Million Was Only Supposed To Be Quick Wawa Stop For Stafford Lottery Winner
$1 Million Was Only Supposed To Be Quick Wawa Stop For Stafford Lottery Winner What was supposed to be a quick stop for coffee changed the life of a Stafford County man, who ended up winning $1 million playing the Virginia Lottery. Francisco Sanchez often stops for coffee at the Wawa on Garrisonville Road in Stafford. That’s how he happened to be there when he bought a Dominion Dollars ticket from the Virginia Lottery. When the Stafford man went out to his car to scratch the ticket, he soon discovered he’d won the game’s $1 million top prize. Dominion Dollars is one of dozens of scratcher games offered by the Virginia Lottery. It features prizes ranging from $30 up…
Restaurants Can't Hide Suspects Attempting To Flee Stafford Sheriff Surveilling Stolen Vehicle Restaurants Can't Hide Suspects Attempting To Flee Stafford Sheriff Surveilling Stolen Vehicle
Restaurants Can't Hide Suspects Attempting To Flee Stafford Sheriff Surveilling Stolen Vehicle Two Stafford men were arrested after being found in possession of a stolen vehicle in the parking lot of an area shopping center, police say. Stafford County police observed the vehicle in the parking lot near the Burger King on Garrisonville Road on the afternoon of Thursday, March 16, after the vehicle was reported stolen over the weekend, according to officials. A short time later, Marvin Nunez, 18, and Dejuan Ortiz, 23, reportedly walked out of the nearby Tobacco Hut and got into the stolen vehicle. Once officers attempted to approach the vehicle, both suspects ran on foot in different…
Alleged Armed Robber, Rapist Apprehended By Stafford County Sheriff (DEVELOPING) Alleged Armed Robber, Rapist Apprehended By Stafford County Sheriff (DEVELOPING)
Alleged Armed Robber, Rapist Apprehended By Stafford County Sheriff (Developing) A Virginia teen is behind bars after a seedy situation allegedly played out at a Stafford County spa, the sheriff's office announced. Alan Davon Oliver, 19, of Stafford, is facing charges for an alleged sexual assault and armed robbery on Wednesday, Dec. 28. at Mimi's Health Spa on Garrisonville Road, officials say. Shortly before 3:45 p.m. on Wednesday afternoon, deputies from the Stafford County Sheriff’s Office were called to 385 Garrisonville Road, for a reported robbery. According to a spokesperson from the sheriff's office, the staff advised the responding deputies that a man - later…
Suicidal Man Killed During Armed Standoff With Police In Stafford County Suicidal Man Killed During Armed Standoff With Police In Stafford County
Suicidal Man Killed During Armed Standoff With Police In Stafford County A man threatening to kill himself was shot dead by police in Virginia on Sunday, Nov 27. Deputies were called around 8 p.m. to the intersection of Garrisonville and Ripley Roads in Stafford on a report of a suicidal 36-year-old man, according to the Stafford County Sheriff's Office. Police say they tried to help the unidentified man, but soon realized he had a handgun. "Deputies attempted to retreat and instructed the man to drop the gun, but he refused," police said in a statement. "The man was subsequently shot." Though police rendered first aid, the man was pronounced dead at the scene…
Virginia Couple Slapped With Slew Of Charges After 120MPH Pursuit On I-95 Virginia Couple Slapped With Slew Of Charges After 120MPH Pursuit On I-95
Virginia Couple Slapped With Slew Of Charges After 120MPH Pursuit On I-95 A Virginia couple was slapped with a slew of charges after leading police on a high-speed chase on I-95. Anthony Raposo, 39, of Fredericksburg, was behind the wheel of a car stopped at the Wawa on Garrisonville Road in Stafford when officers realized the vehicle had a fake temporary license plate around 1 a.m. on Saturday, Nov. 12, they said. Officers tried to speak with him, but he sped onto southbound I-95, reaching speeds of up to 120 miles per hour at one point. Meanwhile, Quinn Poole, 27, of Dumfries, was sitting in the passenger seat as Raposo struck a guardrail near the 126 exit, po…
Wanted Stafford Man Charged With Abduction, Battery After Fleeing Scene Of Domestic Assault Wanted Stafford Man Charged With Abduction, Battery After Fleeing Scene Of Domestic Assault
Wanted Stafford Man Charged With Abduction, Battery After Fleeing Scene Of Domestic Assault A 55-year-old fugitive from Stafford was arrested on multiple charges, including battery and abduction, after fleeing the scene of a domestic assault, authorities said. Chaos began when David Jackson assaulted a victim after an argument inside a home on the 2200 block of Garrisonville Road around 5:40 pm. on Friday, Oct. 21, according to the Stafford County Sheriff's Office. After the incident, Jackson blocked the exit, preventing the victim from leaving, police said. Rather than calling for help, he got into a vehicle and tried to flee — only to end up crashing into two black archway…
Stafford Motorcyclist Killed In Fatal Collision With Another Vehicle: Police Stafford Motorcyclist Killed In Fatal Collision With Another Vehicle: Police
Stafford Motorcyclist Killed In Fatal Collision With Another Vehicle: Police A 27-year-old motorcyclist was killed in Stafford after he crashed into another vehicle, police said. On July 28 at around 7:40 p.m., Darius Whited was riding his motorcycle at the intersection of Garrisonville Road and Patton Drive when he collided with a Toyota Rav4, according to the Stafford County Sheriff's Office.  Whited suffered life-threatening injuries and later died in a local hospital, officials reported. Anyone with more information should contact Stafford police at 540-658-4450.
Stafford Drunk Driver Left License Plate Behind At Hit-And-Run Wreck: Police Stafford Drunk Driver Left License Plate Behind At Hit-And-Run Wreck: Police
Stafford Drunk Driver Left License Plate Behind At Hit-And-Run Wreck: Police A drunk driver left more than he thought at a Stafford crash earlier this week when deputies found his license plate amongst the debris, authorities said.  Jesus Rodriguez, 26, of Stafford, crashed his Mazda 3 into the rear end of a car along Garrisonville Road on the Jessica Cheney Bridge on Friday, July 1, the Stafford County Sheriff's Office said. But instead of stopping to swap insurance information and wait on deputies to arrive, Rodriguez gunned the engine and sped away, deputies said. Witnesses told deputies that the driver was speeding and weaving in and out of traffic just…
Drunk Driver Topped 100 MPH While Racing On Stafford Highway: Police Drunk Driver Topped 100 MPH While Racing On Stafford Highway: Police
Drunk Driver Topped 100 MPH While Racing On Stafford Highway: Police Two drivers turned a Stafford highway into a NASCAR track when they raced at speeds above 100 miles per hour Sunday evening, June 5, authorities said. It was the second time last weekend that deputies in that city caught drivers topping triple digits on their speedometers.  It began when a concerned commuter called the Stafford County Sheriff's Office at 9 p.m. to complain about a Ford Mustang and a white SUV racing one another down Kings Highway at the King George County line. When a deputy arrived, he clocked the cars at 102 mph with his radar gun, the Sheriff's Office said. The …