Wednesday, March 13, 2013
The target of the theft was Woodlawn Construction, Manassas Park Police said.
Police are trying to determine who stole more than $5,000 in copper wiring from a Manassas Park business. It happened at Woodlawn Construction Co. on Euclid Avenue sometime between Feb. 28 at 5 p.m. and March 1 at 6:27 a.m., Manassas Park Police reports show. Someone cut the fence surrounding the business and took $5,600 in copper wiring, police said. No arrests have been made, but investigators are reviewing surveillance video from the business.
Tuesday, March 12, 2013
Police said someone stole the appliances from a home on Jefferson Court in Manassas Park.
A washer and dryer were stolen from a Jefferson Court home under construction in Manassas Park, police said. Officers think it happened sometime between Feb. 24 at 3 p.m. and Feb 25 at 8 a.m. The General Electric washer and dryer are worth about $750, according to Manassas Park Police reports. No arrests have been made in the case, which remains under investigation by Manassas Park Police. Police in the city of Manassas investigated a similar case of washer-dryer theft earlier this month. A washer dryer combination unit was taken from a backyard on Portner Avenue in Manassas sometime between 8 and 5 p.m. on March 4, Manassas Police said. The gate to the fenced backyard where the unit was kept was left unlocked, police said. Get all you …
Monday, March 4, 2013
Manassas woman is the second Sheetz employee in February to be arrested on theft charges.
A Manassas woman is accused of stealing more than $7,000 from her employer, a convenience store in Manassas Park. Noel Sophia Taylor, 20, of Portwood Turn in Manassas is charged with embezzlement, Manassas Park Police reports show. Police said she took a total of $7,876 from the Sheetz convenience store cash drawer over a period of several days between Dec. 1, 2012 and Jan. 31. Taylor was arrested on Feb. 25 and was later released on a $5,000 bond. She is expected to appear in court in late March. Another employee was arrested on Feb. 22 and charged with embezzlement after allegedly giving away more than $200 in free gas. Get all your crime, courts and police news in one place: the Patch newsletter.
Sunday, February 24, 2013
Burglaries, assaults and other incidents that occurred in the Manassas Park area this week.
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Wednesday, February 20, 2013
Manassas Park Police say the theft happened earlier this month. They are also searching for clues in theft of $4,900 in tools.
Investigators are trying to uncover who is responsible for several thefts reported this month in Manassas Park. The first happened on Alpine Street, sometime between Feb. 8 and Feb. 13 at 10:54 a.m. Manassas Park Police said. Someone took $500 in copper pipes from the home which was vacant at the time, police said A short while later, someone stole $4,900 in tools from a van parked on Pierce Street. Sometime between 7 p.m. on Feb. 13 and 6:18 the next morning, police said someone pried open the rear doors of the work van and took one DeWalt circular saw and one Makita circular saw, a DeWalt table saw, a Honda generator and air compressor, a Milwaulkee hammer drill as well as Hitachi framing guns and nailers. Both cases remain under …
Sunday, February 17, 2013
Burglaries, assaults and other incidents that occurred in Prince William County this week.
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Tuesday, February 12, 2013
Someone shattered a Manassas Park family's window.
A Manassas Park family was sitting in their home Wednesday evening when someone shattered their window, according to Manassas Park Police. It happened at 7:20 when the family was gathered in their Cabbel Drive living room. The victims say they heard a loud bang, followed by the sound of breaking glass. When they went to look to investigate the sound, they found a front bedroom window shattered, police reports show. Police responded but couldn't find the object that caused the damage. No arrest were made but the investigation continues. Get all your Manassas Park crime news in one place. Get the free Manassas Park Patch newsletter in your inbox each day.
Friday, February 8, 2013
The contents of the package are valued at $150, police said.
Someone stole a UPS package that was delivered to a Kristy Drive home in Manassas Park on Monday, Manassas Park Police reports show. It happened sometime between 2:45 p.m. when the package was dropped off on the front porch and 6:14 p.m., when the crime was discovered, police said. Police are still investigating the incident, but were able to give the victim some tips for preventing a similar theft. The package was valued at $150. Anyone with information about this crime is asked to call police. Callers need not reveal their identities. Has someone ever stolen your mail or parcel? Tell us about it in the comments.
Thursday, January 17, 2013
The unit is worth about $3,000, police said.
Police are trying to determine who lifted a large and expensive air conditioning unit from a Manassas Park business over the weekend. The $3,000 unit disappeared sometime between Saturday and Monday morning from BC Builders Supply, a locally-owned company that sells building supplies, primarily to other businesses. Manassas Park Police said the thieves took the unit by first disconnecting its power supply. Anyone with information about this crime is asked to call Manassas Park Police. Callers need not reveal their identities. Get Manassas Park news in your inbox for free with the Manassas Park Patch newsletter.
Tuesday, January 15, 2013
The police department will send nine officers to help out with the security detail, Manassas Park Police Chief John Evans said.
Manassas Park Police are contributing to the massive security efforts for Monday's inauguration by sending officers to help out with patrolling in the capital. The police department is sending nine officers to help D.C. police with their security detail, Manassas Park Police Chief John Evans said. Their exact responsibilities and roles aren't known, as police in the district declined to go into details about their security efforts. Manassas Park Police also helped out in 2009 and during the second inauguration of George W. Bush before that, Evans said. Get all your inaugration news on the 2013 topic page. The agency always sends as many police officers as it can spare to the inauguration, he added. The Manassas Park Police Department will …