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Natatia Bledsoe is the public information officer for the Fredericksburg Police Department.

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Daily Crime Report 9/20/2012

Recent police reports and arrests in Fredericksburg:


200 Goldenleaf Ct, 9/19 9:40 pm.  Police responded to reports of an loud altercation in the parking lot and found three male subjects, two of whom are brothers, actively fighting.  One of the brothers had been stabbed in the chest and hand with a small knife during the struggle, however he was checked by EMS personnel and he denied the need for transport to the hospital.  All three subjects were taken into custody without incident.  Rakim Pettus, 21, of Fredericksburg was arrested for felonious assault and disorderly conduct; he was incarcerated at the Rappahannock Regional under no bond.  Brothers Kevin Poole, 23, and Michael Johnson, 25, both of Spotsylvania, were arrested for misdemeanor assault and disorderly conduct.  Poole and Johnson were both released on summons. 

During the investigation, a female became very disruptive and refused to obey the officers’ commands to cease her shouting and return to her apartment.  Sentoria Poole, 21, of Fredericksburg was arrested for disorderly conduct and obstruction of justice; she was also incarcerated under a $1000 bond.  The knife and other evidence were collected at the scene. 


Dominion Towing, 1313 Alum Spring Rd, 9/18 6:00 pm – 9/19 11:00 am.  An employee reported that a set of tow dollies was stolen from the property.  No suspects or witnesses at this time.

Wegmans, 2281 Carl D Silver Pkwy, 9/17 – 9/19 1:20 pm.  A loss prevention employee reported that money was stolen from a cashier by fraud.  Two subjects, a male and a female, purchased a drink using a $100 bill.  After engaging in conversation back and forth, the subjects managed to get both the change back from the purchase and the $100 bill.  The suspects then left the area in a silver passenger car.  The investigation is ongoing.  


Giovanni Hernandez Chavez, 35, of Richmond was arrested for DUI in the 1800 block of Jefferson Davis Highway.


Stephanie Esparza, 23, of Fredericksburg was arrested for domestic assault and battery.

Oscar Ventura, 22, of Fredericksburg was arrested for domestic assault and battery.

Allen Peterson, 27, of Fredericksburg was arrested for felony domestic assault and violation of a protective order.

Jennifer Murphy, 27, of Arlington was arrested for drinking in public.