Friday, March 29, 2013
Officer reported hearing the woman screaming for help when they arrived at the house, according to Prince William County Police.
Police have charged a man of no fixed address with abduction and assault and battery after a woman was reportedly assaulted and forced into a back bedroom in a Woodbridge house, Prince William County Police spokesperson Jonathan Perok said. Marcus Aaron Johnson, 35, was arrested March 27. Police initially responded to the 1200 block of Bayside Avenue at 2:23 p.m. that same day for the report of an assault. The victim told police that she and Johnson, an acquaintance, were in an argument, which became heated. "During the encounter, the accused assaulted the victim and forced her into a back bedroom against her will," Perok said. "Officers arrived at the residence and could hear the victim screaming for help." Police entered the house and…
Tuesday, March 26, 2013
She was reportedly unable to leave the residence and call police from March 20 through March 23.
A Woodbridge man is wanted for abduction and domestic assault and battery after a Woodbridge woman reported being kept in his house for three days, Prince William County Police spokesperson Jonathan Perok said. Lamont Anthony Simmons, 36, of the 1400 block of Bayside Ave in Woodbridge, is described as a black male, about 6-foot-2, weighing about 240 pounds, with a muscular build, short, black hair and brown eyes. The attached photo is from June of 2012. Police initially responded on March 23 at 9:49 p.m. to the report of a domestic on March 20 at the above address. "The victim, a 38-year-old woman of Woodbridge, reported to police that she and the accused, a known acquaintance, were involved in a verbal altercation which escalated. …
Thursday, February 7, 2013
The accused and the victim were reportedly in a verbal fight.
Police have charged a Woodbridge man with abduction, assault and battery, and possession of marijuana after an incident in which a Triangle woman was reportedly abducted and assaulted, Prince William County police spokesperson Jonathan Perok said. Police responded on Feb. 1 at 3:10 a.m. to Port Hope Point in Triangle for a reported assault. "The victim, a 25-year-old woman of Triangle, reported to police that she and the accused, a known acquaintance, were involved in a verbal altercation which escalated," Perok said. "During the encounter, the accused pinned the victim to the ground. The victim was able to get up and attempted to leave multiple times. Each time, the accused grabbed the victim and prevented her from leaving the residence…
Thursday, January 31, 2013
A Newport News man is wanted for this incident.
A Newport News man is wanted by police after a Woodbridge woman was reportedly locked in her hotel room in an attempted abduction, Prince William County police spokesperson Ericca Figueroa said. Police initially responded to the report of a robbery at the Super 8 Motel at 17400 Jefferson Davis Highway in Dumfries just before midnight Jan. 29. "The victim, a 32-year-old female of Woodbridge, reported to police an unknown male, later identified as the accused, forcibly entered her room, locked the door and would not allow her to leave the room or call police," Figueroa said. "The victim was ultimately able to call police while the accused was distracted. The accused fled the motel when he heard the victim talking with police. The victim …
Friday, November 23, 2012
Clarence Olutayo Olowu, 28, was charged with abduction and assault and battery.
Prince William County Police have charged a local man in relation to a recent assault on a cleaning woman at a Woodbridge Econo Lodge. Clarence Olutayo Olowu, 28, of Center Lane in Occoquan, was arrested on Nov. 20 and charged with abduction and assault and battery. The 39-year-old woman reported that she was cleaning a room at the motel on Nov. 18, when a strange man walked inside the room and closed the door. The man grabbed the victim, but she defended herself and he fled. Police released images from the surveillance video, which the man involved. Olowu's court date is set for Jan. 25. He was held without bond. Information was provided by the Prince William County Police Department. Where arrests are mentioned, it does not indicate …
Thursday, September 27, 2012
This incident happened on Sept. 5, but the investigation was held for investigative purposes, police said.
Police have charged Woodbridge resident Alberto Castillo with abduction and burglary with intent to commit assault, Prince William County police spokesperson Jonathan Perok said. A 41-year-old Woodbridge woman and 71-year-old Falls Church man were in a resident in the 15000 block of Lost Canyon Court in Woodbridge on Sept. 5 when someone reportedly began banging on a window. "Upon checking the noise, the female victim observed a known male acquaintance, the accused, outside of the residence," Perok said. "The accused forced his way into the residence and confronted the female victim. The male victim was able to contact police, at which point, the accused fled. No injuries were reported. This investigation was previously held for …
Tuesday, August 28, 2012
No other abuse has so far been reported, police say.
The owner of a licensed home day care in Woodbridge has been charged with abduction, child abuse and neglect after a 4-year-old girl was reportedly left in a utility closet with her hands tied behind her back, Prince William County police said in a release. Detectives from the Physical Abuse Unit and investigators from Child Protective Services investigated a report that abuse had occurred at a residential day care in the 1900 block of Brooke Farm Court in Woodbridge. On Friday, they executed a search warrant at the address. "The investigation revealed that on [Wednesday,] Aug. 22, the victim, a 4-year-old girl of Woodbridge, was placed in an unlit utility closet, with her hands tied behind her back, for approximately 10 minutes by the …
Monday, October 24, 2011
John Paul Liveris was arrested and charged with abduction and domestic assault and battery.
On Oct. 19, police arrested John Liveris, 33, and charged him with abduction and domestic assault and battery after a 23-year-old Woodbridge woman told police that he had allegedly struck her and shut her in a basement room to keep her from calling police. Police responded at 6:50 a.m. on Oct. 19 to Liveris' house in the 2000 block of Pilgrim Drive in Lake Ridge. The victim told police that she and the accused, an acquaintance of hers, were in a verbal argument. During the argument, the victim said Liveris knocked her to the ground and then shut her in a basement room, allowing her to leave a short time later. The victim sustained minor injuries, and Liveris was arrested without a struggle. Liveris' court date and bond information is …
Monday, August 15, 2011
Miguel Hernandez, 45, of Woodbridge was arrested and charged after the Aug. 13 incident.
On Aug. 13, police arrested and charged Lake Ridge resident Miguel Hernandez, 45, with sexual battery and abduction after Hernandez was accused of grabbing a Manassas woman at a Woodbridge pool near Lake Ridge, according to police spokesperson Jonathan Perok. The 19-year-old victim told police that the accused assaulted her at a pool by grabbing her and pulling her closer to his body. She managed to escape and call police. Hernandez was arrested at his home. His court date is Sept. 7 and he is being held without bond
Monday, August 1, 2011
Three Dale City men were arrested over the weekend for armed robbery and abduction of a Woodbridge teen in Lake Ridge after the teen responded to an online sneaker ad.
On July 29 and 30, three Dale City men were arrested for armed robbery against and abduction of a Woodbridge teen, according to police spokesperson Jonathan Perok. The victim, a 17-year-old male, told police that he went to the 12400 block of Hedges Run Drive just after 5:30 p.m. on July 29 in response to an online sneaker ad. When he arrived, he met an unknown man and then got into a vehicle with three unknown men. One of the men then reportedly pulled out a gun and robbed the teen of his money and cell phone. After investigation, police arrested Reco Mullins, 18, Devante Lumbra-Dixon, 19, and Michael Hughes, 24. "Mullins and Lumbra-Dixon were arrested on July 29 near the Cloverdale 7-11, while Hughes was taken into custody on July 30 at…