Funds will benefit Salem Volunteer Fire Department
Culpeper in Brief
Candy heiress is fined
Average retail gasoline prices in Virginia have fallen in the past week
The U.S. Department of Interior is set to send $330,750 to Prince William County and the Town of Dumfries in an effort to move and upgrade the Quantico Creek culvert under Possum Point Road at Dewey's Creek to prevent flooding and road failures on the far eastern end of the county about one mile west of the Potomac River.
When the General Assembly reconvenes in January, it should come as no surprise that the first thing on state Del. Tim Hugo's (R-40th) agenda is finding a way to block the Bi-County Parkway. Both he and state House Majority Whip Jackson Miller (R-50th) discussed some of their legislative priorities for the 2014 session last week during separate phone interviews.
Sheriff's deputies found a homeless man dead in a ditch from hypothermia near Remington on Thanksgiving morning. On Nov. 28, around 6 a.m., Remington Volunteer Fire and Rescue workers were called to Roger Jenkins, 52, who was found dead in a ditch at the intersection of Freemans Ford Road and James Madison Highway.
While partisan differences will inevitably show up on the legislative scoreboard between state Del. Rich Anderson (R-51st) and state Del.-elect Mike Futrell (D-2nd), particularly on social issues, the two actually have plenty of overlap in terms of agenda setting for 2014. Both laid out some of their plans during separate interviews last week. In November, Prince William voters elected Anderson to serve his fourth two-year term and cast enough votes on the southeastern end of the county to propel Futrell past state Del. Mark Dudenhefer (R-2) in one of the few defeats of an incumbent across the commonwealth.
ARMED ROBBERY INVESTIGATION - GNC, WOODBRIDGE The Prince William County Police Department is asking for the public’s help in providing information about a robbery which were reported to have occurred at the GNC located in the Woodbridge area of Prince William County.
**INCIDENTS** Armed Robbery – On November 28th at 12:15AM, police responded to the 7-11 located at 14410 Minnieville Rd in Woodbridge (22193) to investigate a robbery. Employees reported to police that two unknown, masked men entered the store, displayed handguns, and demanded money.
A twenty-five count superseding indictment was unsealed today charging five defendants— including two Manassas men.—with conspiracy to commit bank fraud and wire fraud affecting a financial institution and operating a continuing financial crimes enterprise. According to the indictment, between August 2005 and August 2007, the conspiracy generated nearly $7.4 million in fraudulent proceeds.
**UPDATES** Armed Robbery *ARREST – During the ongoing investigation into the August 9th robbery of the Sunoco Service Station located 1260 Annapolis Way in Woodbridge, detectives were able to identify the second suspect involved in the incident.
Rape – On November 25th, detectives from the Special Victim’s Unit began an investigation into a sexual assault which was reported to have occurred on Meadow Ct in Manassas (20109). The investigation revealed that on two occasions in November of 2013, the victim, a 12 year old girl of Manassas, was
Two Minnieland Academy teachers have charged with abusing the children in their care. On November 7th, detectives from the Physical Abuse Unit began an investigation into child abuse allegations which were reported to have occurred at the Minnieland Academy at the Glen located at 4290 Prince William Pkwy in Woodbridge.