Wednesday, May 15, 2013
Training is open to all faith-based organizations.
The Prince William County Police Department’s Crime Prevention Unit will host a security seminar for faith-based organizations on May 30. Police will provide information on how to create a safer house of worship at the free seminar, which will take place from 9 a.m.-noon at the Western District Station, 8900 Freedom Center Blvd., Manassas. Topics will include crime prevention, how to plan for critical incidents, the Department’s “Worship Watch” program, and an overview of a successful security plan, according to police. Training is open to all faith-based organizations, but the department requests that anyone interested RSVP. Click here for information on how to register.
The most recent crime headlines on Patch.
Every day, Patch covers crime and fire in the Woodbridge area. Below is a collection of today's headlines. See more coverage and share your comments at each post. Spotlight on Woodbridge Woman's Death in Trial of Abortion Doctor Kermit Gosnell. While Dr. Kermit Gosnell negotiated a deal Tuesday to avoid the death penalty by agreeing not to appeal his murder convictions, he will be sentenced Wednesday for an involuntary manslaughter conviction in the death of Karnamaya Mongar, of Woodbridge. Murder and Stabbing Indictments in Case of Dumped Body. A grand jury in Prince William County Circuit Court recently indicted a local man who is accused of killing another man and leaving his body in a Dale City neighborhood. Burglar Cut Hole in Ceiling…
The suspect locked themselves in the bathroom before the station closed, police said.
A burglar entered a closed Mobil service station by locking themselves in the bathrooom and cutting a hole in the ceiling, Prince William County Police said. Police responded on Sunday at 3:33 p.m. to the service station on Gideon Drive in the Woodbridge area, where an employee reported the burglary. The suspect probably locked themselves in sometime between 9 p.m. Friday and 2:30 p.m. Sunday, police said. After cutting the hole, the burglar climbed through and stole an undisclosed amount of cash.
Tuesday, May 14, 2013
Gosnell will be sentenced Wednesday for involuntary manslaughter in the death of Karnamaya Mongar, a Bhutanese immigrant who lived in Woodbridge.
The trial of Kermit Gosnell, the Philadelphia doctor convicted Monday of murdering babies born alive during abortion procedures, made public the gruesome spectacle inside his filthy, bloody clinic — referred to in the trial as a "house of horrors." While Gosnell negotiated a deal Tuesday to avoid the death penalty by agreeing not to appeal, he will be sentenced Wednesday for an involuntary manslaughter conviction in the death of Karnamaya Mongar, of Woodbridge, along with over 200 other lesser charges. Mongar, a 41-year-old Bhutanese refugee, had settled in the Woodbridge area just months before her death on Nov. 19, 2009. Mongar and her husband had just come to the United States, after her family was forced to spend two decades in a …
Prince William County Police officer died on New Years Eve. As part of Police Week in Washington, Patch takes a deeper look at police fatalities.
Prince William County Police Officer Chris Yung died while responding to an incident on New Year's Eve. Yung's name was added to the National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial, alongside 19,000 other officers who have been killed in the line of duty. He's one of 127 officers who died in 2012 and are being recognized this week. From postal inspectors to small-town sheriffs, Congress has dedicated the week of May 15 to honoring America's law enforcement officers, especially those killed in the line of duty, each year. While the number of officers killed in the line of duty has fallen since the 1970s (see our graphic, above), more officers have been killed so far in 2013 than the same time last year, according to a report by the Law …
Juan Carlos Flores is one of two men accused in Dale City case.
A grand jury in Prince William County Circuit Court recently indicted a local man who is accused of killing another man and leaving his body in a Dale City neighborhood. On May 6, the grand jury indicted Juan Carlos Flores, 25, of Dale City, on charges of murder, conspiracy to commit murder and stabbing in commission of a felony in the January death of Barbaro Lupe Alonso-Iraola. Another man, Douglas Hernandez, is also accused of conspiring to kill Alonso-Iraola. He is scheduled to appear in General District Court on Wednesday for a preliminary hearing on a first-degree murder charge. According to police accounts, two men—who police have identified as Hernandez and Flores—pulled up Cardin Place in a white, older model minivan the evening…
The most recent crime headlines on Patch.
Every day, Patch covers crime and fire in the Woodbridge area. Below is a collection of today's headlines. See more coverage and share your comments at each post. Police: Woodbridge Man Stabbed During Argument. A Woodbridge man was stabbed during an argument with two unknown men Saturday, according to Prince William County Police. Woodbridge Drug Investigation Ends in Richmond Man's Arrest. Prince William County Police charged a Richmond man after they executed a search warrant at a Woodbridge home. Police: Man Stole Woman's Purse at Gunpoint. A man armed with a handgun stole a woman's purse in broad daylight Sunday, Prince William County Police said. Homeowner Charged With Manufacturing Marijuana After Burglary. Officers investigating …
The woman was not injured, according to Prince William County Police.
A man armed with a handgun stole a woman's purse in broad daylight Sunday, Prince William County Police said. Police responded to the incident at 9:09 a.m., after the woman reported that she was robbed on the 13100 block of Occoquan Road. The woman said that she was walking in the area when an unknown man approached her and pulled out a gun. He demanded that she hand over her purse, then fled on foot. The victim was not injured. Police are on the lookout for a black male between 20-30 years old, about 6 feet tall, 190 pounds, with a medium build. He was wearing a light brown sweater, blue jeans and black boots.
Jonathan Joseph Deleon is charged with possession with intent to distribute marijuana and conspiracy to violate the Drug Control Act, according to Prince William County Police.
Prince William County Police charged a Richmond man after they executed a search warrant at a Woodbridge home. Jonathan Joseph Deleon, 25, of Dupont Circle, is charged with possession with intent to distribute marijuana and conspiracy to violate the drug control act. Detectives from the Street Crimes Unit found marijuana when they searched a home on Carter Lane in Woodbridge on Friday, police spokesman Officer Jonathan Perok said. Police arrested Deleon without incident. He is held on a $10,000 secured bond and his court date is set for July 5. The information in this article was provided by the Prince William County Police Department. Where arrests are mentioned, it does not indicate a conviction.
Officers found evidence of marijuana inside the residence as they investigated the burglary, according to Prince William County Police.
Officers investigating a burglary at a Dale City home charged the homeowner after they found that he manufactured marijuana, Prince William County Police said. Montrose Vereen Ham, 35, of Telfair Court, is charged with manufacturing marijuana and possession of a firearm by a convicted felon. Officers responded on Saturday to the 4600 block of Telfair Court at 4:01 p.m., when residents of the home reported a burglary. The residents reported that they were on an upper floor of the home when they heard glass breaking downstairs. After they heard the glass break, they ran to a neighbor's house and called the police. Officers found Ham at the home. They said that he was not present at the time of the burglary, but returned before the police…