Thursday, May 23, 2013
Manassas Park Police responded to a robbery in progress on Kristy Drive on Thursday afternoon.
Police are searching for a suspect in connection with an armed robbery at a home in Manassas Park on Thursday afternoon. It was just before 3 p.m. when officers responded to reports of a robbery in progress on Kristy Drive, Manassas Park Police Chief John Evans said. The caller said a black man with a gun forced his way inside the house and stole several items before fleeing the scene. Officers searched for the suspect but were unable to locate the man. Police put out a Be on the Lookout for the suspect, who was last seen wearing a black shirt and camouflage pants. Meanwhile, Police in Manassas and Prince William County are investigating a series of robberies—two at adult video stores—that also happened on Thursday. Four other robberies …
Sunday, April 28, 2013
Burglaries, assaults and other incidents that occurred in the Manassas area this week.
Incidents on this map are represented by block number, not exact addresses. For more information about the incidents referenced in this article, see: At Manassas Patch and Manassas Park Patch:
Saturday, April 27, 2013
Manassas Park, Manassas City and Prince William County Police conducted the investigation this week.
Seven were arrested Thursday in a joint investigation conducted by officers from four law enforcement agencies. Manassas Park Police, the Manassas Police Special Problems Unit, the Prince William County Police Special Investigations Unit and the Drug Enforcement Administration conducted routine enforcement in all three jurisdictions this week. During the course of checking hotels and vehicles in the area, several arrests were made, according to a press release issued by Prince William County Police. The suspects are:
Thursday, April 18, 2013
Most of the thefts happened in the neighborhood between Manassas Drive and Rugby Road, police said
Manassas Park Police are urging residents to keep a watchful eye on their belongings after a slew of thefts in the city. Several sheds, outbuildings and vehicles—particularly those in the area between Rugby Road and Manassas Drive have been the target of thieves, police said in a press release issued earlier this month. The department also distributed written letters about the larcenies to people in that community. Residents should be extra careful and make sure their sheds and outbuildings are locked. They should also call police if they see someone acting suspiciously. Anyone with information about the rash of thefts can call Manassas Park Police Detectives Winston or Loving at 703-361-1136. The Manassas Park Crime Solvers will pay a …
Wednesday, April 3, 2013
Several vehicles were targeted at Scottie's Auto Transport in Manassas Park.
Police are trying to determine who slashed the tires on several vehicles at a Manassas Park business sometime between Friday at 6 p.m. and Saturday at 10 a.m. It happened at Scottie's Auto Transport, a towing and wrecker company at 8193 Euclid Ave. Manassas Park Police investigators said someone gained entry through a damaged fence surrounding the property and slashed the tires on 16 vehicles. Total damage is estimated at $1,600. Anyone with information about this crime is asked to call Manassas Park Police. The Manassas Park Patch newsletter. Read it and Reap.
Monday, April 1, 2013
Take a look back at the big news headlines from March.
March was a great month for news in Manassas Park. Take a look back at the top 10 March stories listed below. Get the most recent news in your inbox with the free Manassas Park newsletter. 1. Police Officers Refused Service at Buffalo Wild Wings Because of Guns 2. Osbourn Park High Student Michael Schmelzinger's Funeral is Wednesday 3.Osbourn Park High Student Dies in Manassas-area Crash 4. Driver Charged in Crash That Damaged Power Lines, Closed Manassas Park Schools 5. WATCH: Pole Dancing Moves-Tell Us Your Favorite 6. Sheetz Employee Accused of Stealing $7,000 from Manassas Park Store 7. Police: Woman Raped at Gunpoint in Wooded Area 8. Driver Identified, Arrested In Crash That Closed Manassas Park Schools Tuesday 9. …
Cash and narcotics were also seized during the investigation near Manassas Park, according to Prince William County Police.
An investigation into the the possession and sale of prescription medications in the Manassas Park area ended in early March with several arrests, Prince William County Police announced. Eight people were arrested on March 8 by members of Prince William-Manassas-Manassas Park Narcotics Task Force, the Prince William County Police Gang Unit and the Prince William County Police Street Crimes Unit. Narcotics and cash were also seized, police said. News of the arrests were withheld because of investigation purposes.
Thursday, March 28, 2013
A diamond ring disappeared from a restroom where it was accidentally left, Manassas Park Police said.
A black diamond ring that was accidentally left in the restroom of a Manassas Park business is missing, police said. It happened Wednesday around noon at the Sheetz convenience store at 8504 Centreville Rd. The victim told police the ring was left on top of the sink in the restroom, Manassas Park Police said. The ring is valued at about $900. No arrests have been made in the case. Anyone with information about this case is asked to call the Manassas Park Police Department. Read more stories about the Sheetz in Manassas Park. Police: Employee Gave Away $200 in Gas from Sheetz Two Injured in Manassas Park Shooting Sheetz Employee Accused of Stealing more than $7,000
Friday, March 22, 2013
Police searched a home on Rugby Road in Yorkshire, near Manassas Park.
Investigators with a multi-jurisdictional task force searched a home in Yorkshire and found several illegal and prescription narcotics. The search warrant was executed back in January, but police didn't publicize it, because they didn't want to hinder the investigation into morphine and marijuana distribution in the area, according to a Prince William Police Department release. On Jan. 22, detectives from the Prince William-Manassas-Manassas Park Narcotics Task Force discovered marijuana and psilocybin inside a home on the 7800 block of Rugby Road and arrested two people. Adrian Michael Myers, 24, of 7805 Rugby Rd.is charged with distribution of a schedule one or two narcotic, two counts of possession of schedule one or two narcotic and …
The driver of a tractor trailer that crashed on Euclid Avenue Tuesday is a Pennsylvania man, Manassas Park Police said.
Manassas Park Police have now released the identity of a man they say is the driver of a tractor trailer that crashed into several utility poles, ultimately closing two of the city's four schools on Tuesday. Officials initially announced someone had been charged with the crash, but didn't immediately release the identity of that person, or if a formal arrest had been made. Police now say 51-year-old Kevin Holgate of Nicholson, PA was arrested and charged with reckless driving in the case. He is expected to appear in court on May 16. Holgate was driving a 1999 Peterbuilt 18-wheeler early Tuesday morning when the truck somehow hit at least three utility poles near the intersection of Euclid and Manassas Drive, police said. Several …