Man attempts to grab a woman's purse on Main Street in Culpeper.
Neighborhood Watch is a very important element in our community policing strategy. It requires active participation of local government and the citizens to make our neighborhoods a safer place to live and raise a family.
Utility work as part of the Col. Jameson Boulevard construction project will alter traffic patterns on Sperryville Pike near its intersection with Virginia Avenue for several hours starting at about 9 a.m., Friday.
All around Culpeper.
About 80 students attended the after-prom party at Eastern View High School Saturday night (April 12).
**INCIDENTS** Malicious Wounding – On March 30th at 12:06AM, officers responded in Manassas (20109) to investigate a stabbing. The investigation revealed that the victim, a 46 year old man of Manassas, was involved in an altercation with an unknown man outside of his residence in the area above.
Culpeper County Sheriff’s Office responded to a fatal motor vehicle crash this morning on Eggbornsville Road near Drogheda Mountain Road, Rixeyville.
Brookside Court Fire Incident On Tuesday, March 25th, at approximately 9:00 a.m., fire and rescue units were dispatched to a structure fire in a three story town house located in the 13000 block of Brookside Court in Woodbridge.
**INCIDENTS** Malicious Wounding – On March 23rd at 1:06AM, officers responded to a residence located in Dumfries (22026) to investigate a shooting. The victim, a 17 year old man of Tappahannock, reported to police that he was confronted by a group of men at his residence.
Police have issued additional updates in the fatal shuttle bus crash on I-95 overnight. An arrest has been made, the deceased passenger has been identified and earlier information has been corrected.
At 3:28 a.m. Sunday, Virginia State Police were called to the scene of a crash involving a small, 16-passenger shuttle bus in the southbound lanes of I-95, just south of Exit 163 for Lorton. The shuttle bus was traveling south on I-95 when, according to witnesses, a white, four-door passenger vehicle traveling at an extreme high rate of speed swerved into the bus’s travel lane. In order to avoid the car, the driver of the shuttle bus swerved to the right. The shuttle bus then ran off the right side of the road, struck the guardrail, and overturned.
Friday morning traffic accident ends in fatalities.
ATTEMPTED ABDUCTION WITH INTENT TO DEFILE INVESTIGATION, WOODBRIDGE The Prince William County Police Department is asking for the public’s help in providing information about an abduction and strangulation which was reported to have occurred in the area of Potomac Mills Cir and Nazarene Way located in the Woodbridge area of Prince William County.
The search for Lucas Guinn and his abductor, Jimmy D. Guinn, ended Friday morning with their discovery during a traffic stop in Southwest Virginia. Lucas Guinn, 11, was safely recovered during that traffic stop. Jimmy Guinn, 67, was taken into custody without incident. The local sheriff extends his sincere appreciation to the public for their vigilance during the AMBER Alert activation and the many tips and leads called in to assist with the search.
Attempted Abduction with Intent to Defile | Strangulation – On March 20th at 9:29PM, officers responded to a parking lot located in the area of Potomac Mills Cir and Nazarene Way in Woodbridge (22192) to investigate an attempted abduction. The victim, a 34 year old woman of Lorton, reported to police that she was standing next to her vehicle after getting off of work when she was approached by an unknown man who asked the victim for directions. During the encounter, the man grabbed the victim and began to choke her leading to a struggle. Both the victim and the suspect fell to the ground, at which point, the man continued to strangle the victim. The man demanded the victim’s car keys and attempted to force her into the backseat of the vehicle. After a struggle, the suspect fled on foot. Minor injuries were reported. A police K-9 was used to search for the suspect.