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Virginia Teacher Had Drugs In Classroom, Husband Arrested High With Child In Car: Sheriff Virginia Teacher Had Drugs In Classroom, Husband Arrested High With Child In Car: Sheriff
Virginia Teacher Had Drugs In Classroom, Husband Arrested High With Child In Car: Sheriff A Spotsylvania teacher and her husband were both arrested for DUI and child neglect, as both were under the influence in the presence of a 2-year-old child and drugs were found in the woman's classroom, authorities said. Candyce Leigh Carter, 35, and her husband, Kristopher Donald Carter, 34, were both lodged in the Rappahannock Regional Jail following their arrests on May 16, a spokesperson for the Spotsylvania County Sheriff said. A resource officer at the Spotswood Elementary School in Fredericksburg noticed that Candyce Carter, a second-grade teacher, appeared to be under the influence …
Driver With Fentanyl In Stuffed Moose Bag Sends Dodge Avenger Down Stafford Embankment: Cops Driver With Fentanyl In Stuffed Moose Bag Sends Dodge Avenger Down Stafford Embankment: Cops
Driver With Fentanyl In Stuffed Moose Bag Sends Dodge Avenger Down Stafford Embankment: Cops A Stafford woman was found with fentanyl after sending her car into a ditch this week, authorities said. Nevaeh Richins, 18, escaped injury when her blue Dodge Avenger went off the roadway and down an embankment, partially in a ditch around 12:30 p.m. Tuesday, May 7, Stafford County Sheriff David Decatur's office said. Deputy McCaulley conducted an inventory search of the vehicle and found a stuffed moose bag, filled with fentanyl. Richins admitted that the bag contained fentanyl and did not show any signs of being under the influence. The cause of the crash was determined to be speed-…
Gunman, Drug Dealers Arrested In I-395 Rush Hour Traffic Stop In Arlington: Police (VIDEO) Gunman, Drug Dealers Arrested In I-395 Rush Hour Traffic Stop In Arlington: Police (VIDEO)
Gunman, Drug Dealers Arrested In I-395 Rush Hour Traffic Stop In Arlington: Police (Video) Four people were arrested following a motor vehicle stop in rush hour traffic on I-395 in Arlington following a dispute, police said. Trouble unfolded just before 5:40 p.m. on May 2, when police were called to 24th Street S. at S. Kenmore Street on reports of a person with a gun, county police said. There, police learned a female victim and male suspect, later identified as Alphonso Page III, 34, of Alexandria, police said. Page and the female, who knew each other, were outside a residential building when they began arguing. Page lifted his shirt exposing what appeared t…
Drug Dealer Caught Breaking Into Arlington Hotel Room: Police Drug Dealer Caught Breaking Into Arlington Hotel Room: Police
Deonte Lewis Arrest A 33-year-old man who broke into an Arlington hotel room was arrested after police found him with drugs, authorities said. Deonte Lewis, of no fixed address, and another person broke into a hotel room on the 2400 block of S. Glebe Road just before 8:40 a.m. Tuesday, April 30, the sheriff's office said. The two fled after an employee spotted them, prompting a wide-scale search. Lewis was spotted walking in the area and promptly arrested, then gave false identifying information to police, the sheriff's office said. "During the course of the investigation, suspected narcotics and credit …
Suspended Driver Wanted For Hit-Run Arrested After Tailgating Motorist In Stafford: Sheriff Suspended Driver Wanted For Hit-Run Arrested After Tailgating Motorist In Stafford: Sheriff
Suspended Driver Wanted For Hit-Run Arrested After Tailgating Motorist In Stafford: Sheriff A 37-year-old woman wanted for felony hit-and-run out of Stafford was arrested after another bout of "less than ideal" driving, authorities said. Ladonna Smith of Montross had apparently been swerving and tailgating another driver on Deacon Road around 7:40 p.m. Thursday, April 25, the county sheriff said. Smith's vehicle pulled into the parking lot of the 7-Eleven, located at 327 Deacon Road, the 911 caller told police. Deputy Amato found Smith's vehicle and made contact with her. Deputy Amato saw a smoking pipe in plain view, and Smith gave a false identity to police. While the driv…
Fugitive Sought By US Marshals, Buddy Ram Arlington Police Car In Attempt To Flee: Cops Fugitive Sought By US Marshals, Buddy Ram Arlington Police Car In Attempt To Flee: Cops
Fugitive Sought By US Marshals, Buddy Ram Arlington Police Car In Attempt To Flee: Cops A man wanted by the US Marshals Service and a friend were found in a stolen car with drugs and weapons in Arlington, police said. Officers spotted the unoccupied car with an altered VIN and stolen tags in a parking garage on S. Hayes Street around 3:25 p.m. Tuesday, April 23, police said. Jeffery Queen, 23, of Washington, DC, and Jalen Germany, 23, of no fixed address, returned to the car while police were watching it, they said. Police initiated a motor vehicle stop. Queen and Germany were initially non-compliant and tried to flee the scene in the vehicle by striking a police car, au…
Man Wanted For Indecent Exposure Busted Throwing Items Off Virginia Balcony: Sheriff Man Wanted For Indecent Exposure Busted Throwing Items Off Virginia Balcony: Sheriff
Man Wanted For Indecent Exposure Busted Throwing Items Off Virginia Balcony: Sheriff A man wanted for an indecent exposure incident in Stafford County tried his luck one too many times and is facing new charges after another strange episode at his Setter Circle apartment, officials say. On Tuesday afternoon, deputies from the sheriff's office arrested Stafford resident Jacob Corey Hudson, 30, after he was the subject of a welfare check while throwing items off of his balcony. According to a spokesperson from the agency, while attempting to check on the welfare of noncompliant suspect, deputies from the Stafford County Sheriff's Office determined that Hudson was wanted for a…
Wanted Woman Leads I-95 Pursuit Through Stafford: Sheriff Wanted Woman Leads I-95 Pursuit Through Stafford: Sheriff
Wanted Woman Leads I-95 Pursuit Through Stafford: Sheriff A wanted woman who led deputies on a pursuit through Stafford has found herself in the regional jail. Deputy F.C. O’Neill spotted a vehicle whose owner, Tifini Garrison, 32, was was wanted out of Stafford County for a felony violation of a court order near the Red Roof Inn on Warrenton Road Monday, March 11 around 9:15 a.m., County Sheriff David Decatur said. O’Neill followed the car as it entered onto northbound I-95 and activated his emergency equipment to conduct a traffic stop. The vehicle, instead of pulling over, gained speed and merged onto I-95 initiating a pursuit. As the sus…
DUI Driver Fakes Kidnapping In Stafford, Buddy Busted With Drugs: Cops DUI Driver Fakes Kidnapping In Stafford, Buddy Busted With Drugs: Cops
DUI Driver Fakes Kidnapping In Stafford, Buddy Busted With Drugs: Cops A 24-year-old man who called the police saying he was being kidnapped wasn't being kidnapped at all, authorities in Stafford said. In fact, Hunter Wellen's "kidnappers" were just his friends, the sheriff's office said. Trouble began around 12:15 a.m. Sunday, March 10, when Wellen called 911 saying he was being kidnapped, County Sheriff David Decatur said. First Sgt. Purcell arrived to Battery Point Drive to find an intoxicated Wellen and his friends in the car, Decatur said. One of the occupants in the vehicle, 36-year-old Stacey Davis, of Stafford was found to have been wanted out o…
DUI Driver Rescued From Overturned Car Insisted There Was No Accident: Stafford Sheriff DUI Driver Rescued From Overturned Car Insisted There Was No Accident: Stafford Sheriff
DUI Driver Rescued From Overturned Car Insisted There Was No Accident: Stafford Sheriff A driver was rescued from her vehicle after a crash, but she insisted no crash had happened at all, authorities in Stafford said. The unnamed driver was pulled out of her vehicle by a 9-1-1 caller on Morton Road on March 8 around 4:50 p.m., according to the county sheriff's office. The vehicle had veered off the road, struck an embankment, and turned on its side. The driver was unaware her vehicle was flipped, saying “There was no incident” and she simply “pulled over.”  The woman had signs of intoxication, and marijuana, Narcan, and numerous prescription bottles were found in the veh…
Firearm Loaded With Magazine Found In Stolen Car Driven By Wanted MD Woman In Arlington: Police Firearm Loaded With Magazine Found In Stolen Car Driven By Wanted MD Woman In Arlington: Police
Firearm Loaded With Magazine Found In Stolen Car Driven By Wanted MD Woman In Arlington: Police A woman wanted out of Maryland was arrested in Virginia operating a stolen car containing a stolen gun loaded with an extended magazine, police said. Trouble began around 11:35 a.m. on Wednesday, Feb. 14, on the 500 block of 12 Street S., when Arlington officers were called to help Public Service Aid with a parking violation of a vehicle, county police said. The vehicle had bogus tags and a concealed Vehicle Identification Number (VIN), police said. During the course of the investigation, a loaded firearm with an extended magazine was recovered on the driver's floo…
Intoxicated DC Man Shooting At U-Haul Truck In VA Apprehended Following Search, Police Say Intoxicated DC Man Shooting At U-Haul Truck In VA Apprehended Following Search, Police Say
Intoxicated DC Man Shooting At U-Haul Truck In VA Apprehended Following Search, Police Say A man no stranger to law enforcement is back behind bars following a strange scene that played out on Tuesday night in Prince William County. District resident Vinzel Pierce Brown, 30, put on a show for police before being apprehended after firing shots at an unoccupied U-Haul vehicle that was parked in the 8000 block of Sudley Road in Manassas, officials say. At approximately 7:15 p.m. on Feb. 20, officers from the Prince William County Police Department responded to the report of shots fired, where they found Brown firing at the truck, at which point he attempted to flee - allegedly while…
I-66 Manassas Crash Victim Steals Ambulance From Fairfax Hospital: Report, Police I-66 Manassas Crash Victim Steals Ambulance From Fairfax Hospital: Report, Police
I-66 Manassas Crash Victim Steals Ambulance From Fairfax Hospital: Report, Police A search has been launched in Fairfax County for a man who police say stole an ambulance from outside of the hospital Monday night, Feb. 19. Prince William County's Ricky Lowe, 32, was a passenger in the crash of a stolen car on I-66 and was being treated at Fairfax Hospital when he walked out with an IV in arm, jumped in a private transport ambulance and stole it, Fairfax County police said. While the vehicle was recovered, officers were on the 4200 block of Annandale Road in Annandale looking for Lowe, who is wanted for grand larceny, police said. At approximately 11:30 p.m. on Mond…
Felon Brandished Weapon During Dispute Outside Arlington Apartments, Police Say Felon Brandished Weapon During Dispute Outside Arlington Apartments, Police Say
Felon Brandished Weapon During Dispute Outside Arlington Apartments, Police Say A convicted felon is facing fresh charges in Virginia after allegedly breaking out a handgun during an argument with an acquaintance in Arlington. Colin Brown, 44, was arrested overnight after members of the Arlington Police Department were called to the 100 block of North Thomas Street while he was brandishing a handgun, officials say. According to police, officers were called shortly before 10 p.m. on Thursday, Feb. 15 to investigate an incident after Brown and a second man were outside an apartment building when they got into a heated dispute.  During their fracas, it is alleged th…
DC Man Among Three Busted With Meth, Loaded Weapon After Police Pursuit In MD, Sheriff Says DC Man Among Three Busted With Meth, Loaded Weapon After Police Pursuit In MD, Sheriff Says
DC Man Among Three Busted With Meth, Loaded Weapon After Police Pursuit In MD, Sheriff Says Three people are in custody in Charles County after putting police through their paces before ultimately being thwarted by stop sticks during a pursuit, officials say. Members of the Charles County Sheriff's Office attempted to initiate a traffic stop in the area of Crain Highway and Talbot Street in La Plata after a computer check determined that the plates belonged to a different vehicle, leading to an unfortunate series of events for three suspects. According to officials, the driver refused to stop and instead sped away in a vehicle that was later determined to have been stolen from a n…
BOLO Leads To Apprehension Of Two Wanted Men In Virginia: Sheriff BOLO Leads To Apprehension Of Two Wanted Men In Virginia: Sheriff
Bolo Leads To Apprehension Of Two Wanted Men In Virginia: Sheriff A driver who skipped out on a court appearance on Wednesday was arrested on the same day after being busted with drugs and a wanted man during a traffic stop in Stafford County. Officials say that a "Be On The Lookout" alert was issued on Wednesday afternoon for a maroon Dodge SUV that was connected to a series of thefts in Fairfax County and was believed to be driven by Matthew Stafford, 32, of Stafford, who was a wanted man who missed court earlier that day. Stafford was wanted in Fredericksburg for two counts of larceny and driving with a revoked license for a previous DUI. He's facing f…
Felon Driving With Child, Woman In SUV Busted With Illegal Guns, Fentanyl During DC Stop: Feds Felon Driving With Child, Woman In SUV Busted With Illegal Guns, Fentanyl During DC Stop: Feds
Felon Driving With Child, Woman In SUV Busted With Illegal Guns, Fentanyl During DC Stop: Feds A convicted felon with a checkered criminal history will spend more time behind bars after being busted with illegal weapons while driving with a child in the backseat of his SUV during a traffic stop in DC. District resident John Michael Wilcox, 36, has been sentenced to 37 months in prison for illegally possessing a Ruger Archangel rifle and a .32 caliber pistol when his SUV was stopped by police near Nationals Park, federal authorities announced. According to court documents, Wilcox was stopped by US Park Police officers on July 12, 2022, when they noticed his black SUV had an illegally …
Fentanyl, Heroin Found On Target Thieves In Stafford County: Sheriff Fentanyl, Heroin Found On Target Thieves In Stafford County: Sheriff
Fentanyl, Heroin Found On Target Thieves In Stafford County: Sheriff A pair of Target thieves were busted with heroin and fentanyl, along with stolen merchandise, this weekend in Stafford County, the sheriff's office said. Selena Dowd, 19, and Ashleigh Sullivan, 31, were spotted stealing items by a sheriff's deputy investigating prior larcenies at the Target store on South Gateway Drive around 12:45 p.m. Friday, Jan. 26, county sheriff's David Decatur said. "As the suspects passed all points of sale and attempted to enter the end zone, deputies quickly moved in," Decatur's office said. "Their plan worked better than the Baltimore Ravens and both suspects wer…
Man Charged With Firing Shots Inside His Home In Prince William County: Police Man Charged With Firing Shots Inside His Home In Prince William County: Police
Man Charged With Firing Shots Inside His Home In Prince William County: Police A 47-year-old man from Prince William County fired shots inside his home, authorities said. A 25-year-old female victim called Prince William police about a man brandishing a gun. When police arrived they found the Patrick Leon Lynn had fired shots within his own home at about 6:50 a.m. on Sunday, Jan. 28 on Purvis Drive in Triangle. Police said they also found drugs in the man's home. Lynn was charged with several weapons offenses and drug possession.
Purceville Pair Charged In Leesburg Burglaries: Police Purceville Pair Charged In Leesburg Burglaries: Police
Purceville Pair Charged In Leesburg Burglaries: Police A Purceville pair has been charged in two Leesburg burglaries, authorities said. Samuel Jenkins III, 46, and Abigail Laura, 38, were identified as the pair who went into a business on North King Street around 3 a.m. Thursday, Jan. 18, and stealing property, Leesburg police said.  Then, on Friday, Jan. 26, the two went into a business on North Street NW around midnight, and stole more property, police said. Laura was identified as the suspect and was subsequently charged for her involvement, police said. That evening, a Leesburg officer stopped to check the welfare of a subject who wa…
Spider Web Neck Tattoo Helps ID Stafford Man Running From Police: Authorities Spider Web Neck Tattoo Helps ID Stafford Man Running From Police: Authorities
Spider Web Neck Tattoo Helps ID Stafford Man Running From Police: Authorities Police were pointed in the direction of Aa 42-year-old man running from them by civilians who noticed his unique neck tattoo, ultimately leading to his capture, authorities in Stafford County said. On Saturday, Jan. 27 at 5:15 p.m., deputies were tipped off that Jermaine Johnson was at the Americas Best Value on Warrenton Road, the sheriff's office said in a release.  Johnson was wanted out of Stafford County for violation of a court order with underlying possession of controlled substances charge, as well as, out of Spotsylvania County for a capias.  When deputies arrived t…
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…
'Public Drug Gathering' Interrupted By Deputies Outside Virginia Storage Facility: Sheriff 'Public Drug Gathering' Interrupted By Deputies Outside Virginia Storage Facility: Sheriff
'Public Drug Gathering' Interrupted By Deputies Outside Virginia Storage Facility: Sheriff What started as a "public drug gathering" ended poorly for three people who were busted by deputies in Stafford County after a concerned citizen saw something and said something, officials say. Over the weekend, three people in a Volkswagen were caught red-handed doing drugs outside an Extra Space Storage facility on Richmond Highway, prompting a response from the Stafford County Sheriff's Office. The incident was reported shortly after 10 a.m. on Sunday, Jan. 14.  Upon arrival, deputies found the same vehicle reported by the caller in the parking lot, and when they approached, offici…
Dual-Wielding Felon Busted With Drugs After Dispute At VA Hotel, Police Say Dual-Wielding Felon Busted With Drugs After Dispute At VA Hotel, Police Say
Dual-Wielding Felon Busted With Drugs After Dispute At VA Hotel, Police Say A Manassas man broke out a pair of handguns during a verbal argument that rapidly escalated outside a Prince William County hotel, police say. Michael Lee Lovelace, 46, was in the parking lot of Candlewood Suites on Balls Ford Road in Manassas on Sunday night when he got into an altercation with a 48-year-old man over an unknown disagreement. During that argument, Lovelace brandished two firearms before the victim fled the parking lot and contacted police about the dual-wielding man, according to investigators Lovelace stayed at the scene after the dispute and he was found to be in possess…
Strange Situation Leads To Fentanyl Bust For Pair In Stafford: Sheriff Strange Situation Leads To Fentanyl Bust For Pair In Stafford: Sheriff
Strange Situation Leads To Fentanyl Bust For Pair In Stafford: Sheriff A strange situation led to drug charges for two people in Stafford County, authorities said. Stafford County Sheriff's deputies were called to Southern View Drive for reports of a man chasing another person around 11:30 p.m. Friday, Jan. 5, Sheriff David Decatur said. When deputies arrived, the person being chased was nowhere to be found, but the male doing the chasing was there with a female. The male, Ariss Mason, 33, with no fixed address, was found to have been waned out of Manassas. The female, Katlynn Barbour, 18, had several signs of being under the influence, authorities said. Both…
Convict Dies After Being Found Unresponsive In DC Jail Cell Convict Dies After Being Found Unresponsive In DC Jail Cell
Convict Dies After Being Found Unresponsive In DC Jail Cell An inmate being housed in the District has died, and now his death is under investigation, officials say. Early in the afternoon on Wednesday, Jan. 3, DC native Roy Tatum, 47, was found unresponsive in his cell at the Central Detention Facility, according to authorities. He was pronounced dead less than an hour later at approximately 3:40 p.m. on Wednesday afternoon after "immediate life-saving measures were performed."  Tatum spent more than two decades in prison on a previous murder charge before being convicted on drug and weapons offenses last month. The convict was previous…
Homeless Man Wreaks Havoc Inside Hotel Lobby In Prince William County: Police Homeless Man Wreaks Havoc Inside Hotel Lobby In Prince William County: Police
Homeless Man Wreaks Havoc Inside Hotel Lobby In Prince William County: Police A 32-year-old homeless man who destroyed the bathroom of a Prince William County hotel lobby then got a knife and threatened a staff member has been arrested, police said. Terell Jefferson Jackson is believed to have damaged the bathroom inside of the Country Inn and Suites on Prince William Parkway in Woodbridge, on Saturday, Dec. 16, county police said. When the hotel manager confronted him, Jackson pulled out a knife and threatened the manager, authorities said.  A patron intervened and Jackson left the business. Officers found him at a nearby business and took him into c…
Intoxicated Wawa Trespasser Returns Repeatedly In Stafford: Sheriff Intoxicated Wawa Trespasser Returns Repeatedly In Stafford: Sheriff
Intoxicated Wawa Trespasser Returns Repeatedly In Stafford: Sheriff A 34-year-old Stafford man was jailed after authorities said he trespassed at a South Stafford Wawa with drugs. Brett Simpson had been trespassed from the South Gateway Drive Wawa, the Stafford County Sheriff's Office said. But at 11 a.m. Friday, Dec. 15, he was back on the property. Being that he was wearing a reflective jacket, deputies found Simpson rather quickly. When asked if he in fact had been trespassed from the property, Simpson told deputies he "might have been" and that he was "sorry for returning," the sheriff's office said.  A sergeant told Simpson that the next t…
Undercover Prostitution Bust Nets 5 Arrests At 2 Hotels Virginia: Sheriff Undercover Prostitution Bust Nets 5 Arrests At 2 Hotels Virginia: Sheriff
Undercover Prostitution Bust Nets 5 Arrests At 2 Hotels Virginia: Sheriff Fugitives were among five people arrested in an undercover prostitution sting at two motels in Stafford County this week, authorities said. Stafford County Sheriff's Detective RJ Grella met a woman online on Dec. 12, and met up with her at the Staybridge Suites on Richmond Highway after a brief text exchange, Sheriff David Decatur said. Grella and patrol deputies made contact with the woman and found drugs in the room, Decatur said. Then, they learned that three floors up, there was another potential prostitution incident, the sheriff said. The female involved in the first incident has not…
Felon Attempted To Kick, Bite Officers Intervening During Domestic Dispute In Virginia: Police Felon Attempted To Kick, Bite Officers Intervening During Domestic Dispute In Virginia: Police
Felon Attempted To Kick, Bite Officers Intervening During Domestic Dispute In Virginia: Police What started as a verbal domestic dispute in Prince William County turned physical when a man kicked and attempted to bite intervening officers. Members of the Prince William County Police Department were called to the Westgate Apartment complex in the 8000 block of Ashland Avenue over the weekend in Manassas to investigate an incident involving Stafford resident James Russell Bennett II and at least one other person inside the home. While investigating the domestic incident, police said that they determined the 34-year-old Bennett was wanted for a previous drug-related incident, and he ref…
Aunt, Grandma Charged With Murder In Spotsy After Infant Tests Positive For Fentanyl: Sheriff Aunt, Grandma Charged With Murder In Spotsy After Infant Tests Positive For Fentanyl: Sheriff
Aunt, Grandma Charged With Murder In Spotsy After Infant Tests Positive For Fentanyl: Sheriff An infant's aunt and grandmother in Virginia are facing murder charges after the child ingest fentanyl and a second tested positive for cocaine while they were taking care of them, authorities say. Last week, an emergency call was made in Spotsylvania regarding a 9-month-old girl who had stopped breathing inside a home in the 6500 block of Venison Drive. On Friday, Dec. 1, the girl's mother brought her three children to be cared for by her aunt Stephanie Diamonde and grandmother Ilona Foster, which ultimately led to the fatal incident, according to the Spotsylvania County Sheriff's Office. …