Natatia Bledsoe is the public information officer for the Fredericksburg Police Department.
Daily Crime Report 9/18/2012
Recent police reports and arrests in Fredericksburg:
Sammy T’s, 801 Caroline St, 9/17 9:30 pm. Two female patrons reported that a male subject approached them on the sidewalk while they were having dinner and exposed his genitals. One of the females shouted at the suspect and he left the scene; she followed him down Hanover Street until he ran into an alleyway. Responding officers were unable to locate the suspect, who was described as a white male in his 30s with long blond hair. He was wearing jeans, a yellow shirt, tennis shoes, and a baseball cap. The investigation is ongoing.
ASSAULT/HIT AND RUN:
Central Rappahannock Regional Library, 1201 Caroline St, 9/16 1:00 pm. A 15-year-old juvenile reported that a male subject grabbed her buttocks while she was standing outside the library with her older cousin. The offender then jumped on a scooter and fled onto Caroline Street, where he crashed his scooter into the side of a Honda Accord that was momentarily stopped in the roadway. The driver of the Honda was not injured but her car sustained significant damage to both right-side doors and to the rear tire. The offender got back on his scooter and sped from the scene going the wrong way down Caroline Street. On Monday, a witness to the crash contacted a police officer and provided valuable information concerning the location of the suspect and the wrecked scooter. James Leon Brown, 31, of Fredericksburg was arrested for hit and run to an occupied vehicle and operating a motorized vehicle after having his license revoked – DUI related. Brown was incarcerated at the Rappahannock Regional Jail under a $2500 secured bond.
The juvenile assault victim later identified Brown as the offender in a photo line-up, and Brown was additionally charged with misdemeanor sexual battery.
1400 block Washington Ave, 9/14 – 9/17 8:30 am. A member of Tree Fredericksburg reported that one of their plantings had been damaged. No suspects or witnesses at this time.
Herlong Architects, 1009 Prince Edward St, 9/14 – 9/15 6:00 am. The owner reported that the flag holder which was mounted to the front porch was damaged. No suspects or witnesses at this time.
Bryan Trammell, 21, of Fredericksburg was arrested for violation of the noise ordinance.
Christopher McFadden, 25, of Fredericksburg was arrested for domestic assault and battery.
Julian Parker, 25, of Bumpass was arrested for possession of marijuana.