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Police Blotter: Woodbridge-Area Burglaries

A list of recent burglaries in the Woodbridge area.

Woodbridge area residents recently reported the following burglaries to the Prince William County Police Department. 

Dec. 22: At 3:22 p.m., police responded to the 4500 block of Eaton Court. The homeowner reported that a burglary occurred between 6:30 p.m. Dec. 19 and 1 p.m. on Dec. 22. No entry was made into the residence and no property was reported missing. However, someone damaged the rear door attempting to get inside.

Dec. 22: At 7:02 p.m., police responded to the 16500 block of Nanticoke Way for a burglary that reportedly occurred between 8 a.m. and 7 p.m. There were no signs of forced entry. Entry was likely made through an unsecured door, police said. A laptop, gaming console and accessories were reported missing. The value was about $1800. 

Dec. 23: At 10:22 a.m., police responded to the 13100 block of Foxhall Drive, where a homeowner reported that a burglary occurred between 5 p.m. Dec. 22 and 9:30 a.m. on Dec. 23. There were no signs of forced entry. Entry appeared to have been made through an open door in an attached garage. The homeowner reported a $50 dirt bike missing.

Dec. 26: At 9:37 p.m., a homeowner on the 12500 block of Oakwood Drive reported that a burglary occurred between 7:30 a.m. and 9:30 p.m. A rear door had been forced open. $15,000 worth of jewelery was reported missing.

Dec. 26: At 12:10 a.m., police responded to the 3400 block of Brookville Lane, where a homeowner reported a burglary. She said she had just arrived home and saw two unknown men inside. The men immediately fled the residence on foot. The homeowner reported wo gaming consoles and related games missing, valued around $800.

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Armed and Trained January 22, 2013 at 05:25 PM
And the Federal Government wants to take away their citizen's firearms? If people would take a handgun safety course, practice their shooting skills and be ready to protect their family. Many of these break-ins and home invasions might be reduced. Personal experience, the guy that broke into my Woodbridge home brought a knife to a gun fight, he ran away. PWPD responded fast but were not able to catch the guy. This intruder cuts the screens then enters through windows, he had used the same method on several nearby homes that same night. Hope he has since been caught.

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