By | January 16, 2024

Resident Arrested for Reckless Handling of Firearm in Woodbridge

In a concerning incident that occurred at the Longview Apartments in Woodbridge, Prince William County, a resident was arrested for reckless handling of a firearm. The incident took place on January 12, when officers responded to a shots fired call at the apartment complex on Lynn Street.

According to the investigation, the accused, identified as Deandrae Ladale Spradley, retrieved a firearm from his vehicle and brandished it towards a maintenance worker in the parking lot. Fortunately, the parties were able to separate without any injuries or property damage. However, the accused then proceeded to fire multiple rounds into the air before being detained by arriving officers.

Spradley, aged 46, was subsequently arrested and charged with willful discharge of a firearm in a public place, reckless handling of a firearm, and brandishing. He is currently awaiting his court date, with a bond set at $3,000 secured bond.

Commercial Burglary at Potomac Mills Mobil Gas in Woodbridge

The Prince William Police Department is investigating a recent burglary at the Potomac Mills Mobil Gas station on Gideon Drive. The incident occurred between the evening of January 14 and the morning of January 15.

Authorities discovered that the perpetrator forced entry into the building through a rear bay door, subsequently gaining access to the office area and the ATM. An undisclosed amount of money and tobacco products were reported missing. The investigation is ongoing, and anyone with information is urged to come forward.

Residential Burglaries Reported in Dumfries and Manassas

Residents in Dumfries and Manassas have recently fallen victim to residential burglaries. In the first incident, which took place in the 1900 block of Scarlet Pine Road in Dumfries, the burglary occurred between January 5 and January 8. Despite no signs of forced entry, cabinets were reported missing from the residence.

The second incident occurred in the 9700 block of Sunrise Court in Manassas. The burglary took place between January 10 and January 11, with the perpetrator gaining entry through an unsecured front door. An undisclosed amount of money was reported missing.

The police are actively investigating both cases and encourage anyone with information to come forward.

Domestic Disputes Lead to Arrests for Strangulation

The Prince William County Police responded to two separate domestic disputes, resulting in arrests for strangulation and domestic assault & battery.

In the first incident, which occurred at the Riverside Station Apartments on Big Crest Lane in Woodbridge, a verbal altercation between a 28-year-old woman and an acquaintance escalated. The accused, identified as Quinton Jaquille Thomas, allegedly grabbed the victim’s neck and struck her. The parties eventually separated, and minor injuries were reported. Thomas, aged 33, was subsequently arrested and is awaiting his court date without bond.

In the second incident, which took place at The Crossings at Summerland Apartments on Keelingwood Close in Woodbridge, a 14-year-old male juvenile was involved in a verbal altercation with an acquaintance. The altercation turned physical, with the accused striking the victim and grabbing his neck. The victim was treated at an area hospital for non-life threatening injuries. The accused, identified as Alvaro Jasmany Toledo-Garcia, was arrested and remains held without bond.

Assault on Corrections Officer at Prince William-Manassas Regional Adult Detention Center

At the Prince William-Manassas Regional Adult Detention Center on Lee Avenue in Manassas, a corrections officer was assaulted during an interaction with an inmate. The inmate, identified as Jamal Donniel James, grabbed the officer’s arm and pulled it into the cell. Fortunately, the officer was able to separate from the inmate, sustaining only minor injuries to their hand.

James, aged 34, was charged with assault and battery on a corrections officer. He is currently awaiting his court date and remains incarcerated. The incident serves as a reminder of the risks faced by corrections officers in their line of duty..

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