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**UPDATES** Joint Death Investigation | Fire Related *REMAINING VICTIMS IDENTIFIED – On October 16th, detectives from the Homicide Unit were notified of the positive identifications of the two remaining victims involved in the trailer fire which was reported in the 18700 block of Fuller Heights Rd in Triangle on October 8th. The investigation continues.
**INCIDENTS** Burglary – On October 17 at 1PM, officers responded to the block of Swallow Court in Woodbridge (22193) for a burglary. The residents reported that they left the house between 10 and 11 that morning and returned to find that an Apple iPod, gaming systems, and cash were missing. Entry is believed to have been through an unlocked basement
Culpeper police are reaching out to the public again in the hopes that someone will come forward with information that solves a two-year-old home invasion during which an 86-year-old man was brutally beaten and robbed.
Crash – Fatality *ARREST – On October 16th, Crash Investigators arrested the driver involved in the fatal crash which was reported in the area of Old Bridge Rd and Clipper Dr on October 12th.
Malicious Wounding | Attempted Strong Armed Robbery – On October 14th at 9:29PM, police responded to the area of Cape May Ct and Allen Dent Rd in Dumfries (22026) to investigate a robbery. The victim, a 20 year old woman of Dumfries, reported to police that she was getting into her vehicle, which was parked in the above area, when she was approached by two unknown men. The men assaulted the victim and demanded her property. Following the assault, the men fled on foot. The victim sustained injuries to her face. A police K-9 was used to search for the suspects.
Crash – Fatality – On October 12th at 9:39AM, police responded to the area of Old Bridge Rd and Clipper Dr in Woodbridge (22192) to investigate a crash. The investigation revealed that the driver, and only occupant, of a 1998 BMW 328i was traveling eastbound on Old Bridge Rd in the area above when the driver lost control of the vehicle and struck a pedestrian who was walking her dog on the sidewalk. The pedestrian was transported to an area hospital where she died a short time later. The driver of the vehicle remained at the scene. The dog was not injured and was released to family members. At this point in the investigation, speed, alcohol, and drug use are not believed to be factors in the crash. No charges have been placed at this time. The investigation continues.
*Updated* A United States Marine corporal was found dead on Sunday "from an apparent gunshot wound" at the U.S. Marine Corps Base in Quantico, according to a statement from the Quantico Marine Corps Base.
Joint Death Investigation | Fire Related *VICTIM IDENTIFIED – On October 10th, detectives from the Homicide Unit were notified of a positive identification of one of the victim’s involved in the trailer fire which was reported in the 18700 block of Fuller Heights Rd in Triangle on October 8th
Armed Robbery – On October 9th at 4:54PM, police responded to the Express Pharmacy located at Old Bridge Rd in Woodbridge (22192) for a robbery. Employees reported to police that an unknown man entered, displayed a handgun, and jumped over the counter.
Strong Armed Robberies | Possibly Related – On October 8th at 8:58AM, police responded to the area of Mt. Pleasant Dr and Cobb Ct in Woodbridge (22191) for a robbery. The victim, a 21 year old woman of Woodbridge, reported to police that she was walking in the area above when she observed a newer model silver sedan park along the sidewalk near her. An unknown man then exited the vehicle and approached the victim, pushed her, and snatched her purse. The suspect then