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On February 28th at 8:25PM, police responded to the 3300 block of William Johnston Ln in Dumfries (22026) for a robbery. The victim, a 19 year old woman of Dumfries,
Police reports: 3-01
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Crash – Fatality – On February 28th at 11:07AM, police responded to the 10600 block of Lake Jackson Dr in Manassas (20111) for a single vehicle crash. The investigation revealed that the driver, the only occupant, of a 2008 Ford Mustang was traveling southbound on Lake Jackson Dr when the vehicle left the roadway and struck a tree. The driver was pronounced dead at the scene. Speed is a factor in this collision.
The driver of the 2008 Ford Mustang has been identified as Michael Murphy SCHMELZINGER, 17, of Manassas and a student at Osbourn Park High School
Armed Robbery – On February 28th at 8:25PM, police responded to the 3300 block of William Johnston Ln in Dumfries (22026) for a robbery. The victim, a 19 year old woman of Dumfries, reported to police that she was walking in the area above when she was approached by an unknown, masked man. The man was holding a handgun and demanded money. The weapon was never pointed at the victim. The man took the victim’s purse and fled the area on foot. No injuries were reported. A police K-9 was utilized in the search.
A male, unknown race or age, 5’10”, 180lbs, medium build
Last seen wearing a black hooded sweatshirt, gray sweatpants, and black face mask
Residential Burglary – On February 28th at 4:56PM, police responded to the 12000 block of William and Mary Cir in Woodbridge (22192) for a burglary. Homeowner reported to police that the burglary occurred between 9:00AM on February 27th and 3:00PM on February 28th. Entry appeared to have been made through a window which had been forced open. No property was reported missing however several rooms had been ransacked.
Rape – On March 1st, detectives from the Special Victims Unit began an investigation into a sexual assault which was reported to have occurred in a parking lot in the 2700 block of Potomac Mills Cir in Woodbridge (22192) on the evening of February 28th. The investigation revealed that the victim, a 13 year old female of Falls Church, was staying with a male friend at his address in Woodbridge. Later that evening, the victim, friend, and another male drove to a parking lot in the above area where the two males raped her. After the encounter, the males left the victim at a nearby location where the victim was able to flag down a citizen who contacted police. The victim was transported to an area hospital. The males were identified as juveniles and, following the investigation, both were arrested.
Arrested on March 1st: (Juveniles)
A 17 year old male of Woodbridge
A 16 year old male of Manassas
Both were charged with 1 count of rape
Court date unavailable, both are being held at the Juvenile Detention Center
Rape – On February 24th, detectives from the Special Victims Unit began an investigation into a sexual assault which was reported to have occurred in the 1500 block of Grosbeak Ct in Woodbridge (22191) between 2008 and 2010. The investigation revealed that the victim, now an 11 year old female, was raped and sexually assaulted by the accused, a known acquaintance. At the time of the offenses, the accused was a juvenile. Following the investigation the accused was arrested and charged as a juvenile.
Arrested on February 28th: (Charged as a juvenile)
A 19 year old man of Stafford
Charged with 1 count of rape and 2 counts of forcible sodomy
Court date unavailable, held WITHOUT bond