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A road rage incident involving shots fired and the ramming of two cars ended with one car disabled on Route 1.

Today, police report that on Friday, May 6, at 2:48 p.m., officers went to Route 1 and Dale Boulevard in Woodbridge investigate a shooting. The victim, a 47-year-old man, said he was involved in a road rage incident with the driver of a gray Honda Accord on Dale Boulevard, approaching Neabsco Mills Road.

The driver fired multiple gunshots toward the victim’s vehicle during the encounter. The suspect drove past the victim’s vehicle and turned onto Route 1 south.

As both drivers approached the intersection of Route 1 and Neabsco Mills Road, the victim drove the front of his vehicle into the rear of the suspect’s vehicle to disable the car.

As the vehicles continued down the roadway, the victim struck the Honda a second time before the Honda’s driver fired more shots, striking the victim’s vehicle.

The rounds disabled the victim’s vehicle, and the victim pulled to the side of the road, where he contacted the police. No injuries or additional property damage were reported.

The investigation continues.

Meanwhile, in an unrelated road rage in Stafford County on Tuesday, May 10, a driver on Cools Springs Road in the Falmouth area reported another driver threw a cup of liquid at his car. The cup struck the victim’s vehicle, and the driver kept driving.

According to the authorities, Stafford County Deputy K.P. Hall is working to locate the other driver, and a charge of throwing a missile at an occupied vehicle is pending.

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The Blacksheep Restaurant at 9935 Discovery Boulevard near Manassas. [Facebook]
No victims, no crime?Police said they’ve identified a man who took a video camera inside a women’s bathroom at a popular restaurant and brewery outside Manassas. A manager told police the man slid the camera under a stall door to videotape women in the stalls.

However, no women reported being filmed. Prince William police tell us no charges have been filed in the case.

On May 7 at 2:35 p.m., officers went to the Black Sheep Restaurant at 9935 Discovery Boulevard just outside Manassas to investigate a suspicious person. The restaurant manager told police that an employee found a man in the women’s bathroom using a phone under the stall walls to view women in the bathroom.

The manager confronted the suspect, who then fled on foot to a nearby wooded area.

The Black Sheep restaurant is one of several venues on Discovery Boulevard owned by the Trattoria Villagio Restaurant group, including 2 Silos Brewing and Farm Brew Live.

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[Updated 11 p.m.] Police just sent us new photos of a man suspected of assaulting two 12-year-old girls walking to school.

Police learned of the first assault today at 7:55 a.m. when officers went to the 3800 block of Graham Park Road in Triangle to investigate an assault on a 12-year-old girl walking to school.

Police said a man walked past her and then began following her. After a short distance, the man grabbed the victim from behind. While the suspect was holding the victim, he inappropriately touched her before the victim yelled and attempted to get away from him.

Eventually, the suspect released the victim and fled on foot toward Ginn Memorial Park in Dumfries.

The victim continued to Graham Park Middle School, where she notified school personnel, who contacted the School Resource Officer. While investigating, officers were informed that a second 12-year-old girl had also been assaulted that morning by someone matching the suspect’s description.

The second victim told police she was walking near Ginn Memorial Park when she saw a man following her. The suspect approached the victim from behind and inappropriately touched her at one point.

The victim also yelled and began to run from the suspect. When a passing motorist observed the victim running, the good Samaritan stopped their vehicle and gave the victim a ride home.

The victim then reported the incident to a family member, who contacted the police. The suspect did not speak to either victim during the two separate encounters.

Detectives with the Special Victims Bureau are investigating the incidents and are seeking to speak with anyone who may have seen the man in the area at the time of the assaults.

The man is Hispanic, 20-30 years old, about 5 feet 6 inches tall, with brown eyes and a full beard. He was last seen wearing a light brown hooded jacket, grey sweatpants, and black shoes.

Anyone with information regarding this investigation is asked to contact the Prince William County Police Department tipline at 703.792.7000 or submit a web tip at pwcva.gov/policetip.

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A woman shot multiple times is expected to survive.

On Saturday, May 7, at 3:23 a.m., officers went to a home in the 15300 block of Watermill Terrace, just off Rippon Boulevard in Woodbridge, to investigate a shooting. They found a 50- year-old woman, outside of the home, suffering from gunshot wounds.

Officers used trauma kits to treat the victim until rescue personnel arrived.

Emergency crews took the woman to a nearby hospital, where she is expected to survive, police said.

The investigation revealed that the victim and a family member, identified as the accused, were involved in an argument. The suspect brandished a firearm toward the victim during the encounter, who then fled outside the home, where the suspect followed.

According to police, the suspect fired multiple rounds, striking the victim. The accused remained at the residence and was taken into custody without incident.

Abebe Bruke, 48, of the 15300 block of Watermill Terrace, is charged with aggravated malicious wounding, shooting in the commission of a felony, and domestic assault & battery.

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Police are searching for a man they say used a video camera to film women inside a restaurant bathroom.

On May 7 at 2:35 p.m., officers went to the Black Sheep Restaurant at 9935 Discovery Boulevard just outside Manassas to investigate a suspicious person. The restaurant manager told police that an employee found a man in the women’s bathroom using a phone under the stall walls to view women in the bathroom.

The manager confronted the suspect, who then fled on foot to a nearby wooded area. So far, no victims have been identified.

The man is described as Hispanic, 5 feet, 8 inches tall, 150 pounds, with black curly hair and black eyes. He was last seen wearing a grey Nike hooded sweatshirt, with a dark-colored shirt underneath and blue jeans with brown patches.

The Black Sheep restaurant is one of several venues on Discovery Boulevard owned by the Trattoria Villagio Restaurant group, including 2 Silos Brewing and Farm Brew Live.

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A man who showed up at a hospital suffering multiple gunshot wounds died.

Now police are searching for a killer. On Sunday, May 8, at 1:58 a.m, officers went to a report of a shooting in the area of the Somerset Pointe Apartments, in the 14000 block of Deming Drive in Gainesville.

According to police, the shooting occurred at about 1 a.m. in the apartment complex’s parking lot. Someone drove the victim to a hospital, where he was pronounced shortly after arrival. No other injuries were reported.

The investigation revealed the man was shot following an altercation. Officers on the scene found the location of the men where shot.

According to police, two parked and uncoupled vehicles sustained damage from being struck by gunfire. The incident does not appear to be random, and there is no active threat to the community, police said. An investigation is ongoing.

Police identified Michael Arthur, 18, of Widewater Drive in Montclair as the victim.

Anyone with information regarding this investigation is asked to contact the Prince William County Police Department tipline at 703-7927000 or submit a web tip.

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Gordon

Police increased the reward for a suspect in a double shooting at a Prince William County school.

Investigators are still searching for Isaiah Malik Gordon, 23, of the 16000 block of Harwood Oaks Court in Woodbridge. He’s suspected of shooting two men, a 24-year-old and a 33-year-old, during a youth football game played on a field at Benton Middle School near Dale City on Sunday, May 1.

So far, they’ve not turned up any leads. On Wednesday, May 4, the department, through a partnership with the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, and Explosives, announced an additional $5,000 reward for information on the arrest and conviction of the suspect.

The Police Department is also offering up to a $1,000 reward for information that leads to an arrest in this case.  Anyone with information regarding this shooting is asked to contact the Prince William County Police Department tipline at 703-792-7000 or submit a tip online to pwcva.gov/policetip.

Gordon is black, with a medium complexion, approximately 5 feet 7 inches tall, 120 pounds., with black hair and brown eyes. He’s wanted for two counts of aggravated malicious wounding, one count of possession of a firearm on school grounds, two counts of use of a firearm during the commission of a felony, and two counts of firearm use while on school grounds.

Police said the two victims were arguing with Gordon, who then pulled out a gun and shot them. Police did not say what Gordon was doing at the game, citing an ongoing investigation.

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On Saturday, April 30, 2022, at 6 p.m., Manassas police went to the 9200 block of Wellington Road after a car struck a skateboarder at the entrance to a 7-
Eleven store.

The victim, a 22-year-old man, was taken to a hospital with non-life-threatening injuries. The driver, 59-year-old Jennifer Cox, of Middletown, is charged with Reckless Driving, according to police.

Later that evening, police said a drunken driver rear-ended three vehicles at a stoplight. At 10:30 p.m., police went to a crash involving four cars at Wellington Road and Godwin Drive.

An investigation revealed that an intoxicated driver rear-ended three other vehicles at the traffic light. Juan Leiva-Campos, 43, of Manassas, faces driving while drunken charges. His court date pending

Finally, on Tuesday, May 3, a resident reported someone rummaged through their vehicle parked in the 9100 block of Main Street and stole loose change. A separate incident was reported on the same day that occurred in the 9200 block of Douglas Street, less than a mile from where the first victim reported the crime.

Nothing but the loose change was stolen. Police remind residents are reminded to lock their vehicles to help deter theft.

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Brown

A man from south Stafford County likes his peace and quiet.

On Tuesday, May 3,  at 7:27 a.m., deputies were called to the area of Dudley Lane, off of Brooke Road.

Deputy D.R. Ludolph determined an argument over loud noise the previous night had rekindled that morning. According to authorities, an investigation revealed a man had assaulted the victim and placed his hands around the victim’s throat, restricting the victim’s breathing.

According to authorities, the suspect proceeded to flee the scene driving on a suspended license.

Deputies located the suspect about three miles away on McCarty Road and arrested him.

Stephen Brown, 35, is charged with strangulation, assault and battery, disorderly conduct, and driving suspended. He was held at the Rappahannock Regional Jail on a $3,500 bond.

The victim was not seriously injured.

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