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

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Daily Crime Report 11/9/2012

Recent police reports and arrests in Fredericksburg:


1600 block Dixon St, 11/8 8:00 p.m.  Police responded to Mary Washington Hospital for a shooting victim who had arrived by personal vehicle.  The victim, a 25-year-old Richmond resident, reported that he was on foot in the area of the 7-Eleven on Dixon Street when he heard what sounded like firecrackers and felt a sudden pain in his leg.  When he realized he was bleeding, he returned to the car where his friends were waiting for him and decided to go to the hospital.  The victim had a single gunshot wound in his right shin and was treated and released from the emergency department.  The victim’s friends, two females and a male subject also from Richmond, could only provide vague information about where the incident occurred.  All parties denied seeing anyone with a gun.  Police did not receive any reports of gunfire from the residents in the neighborhood.   The investigation is ongoing.


Thomas Jefferson Motel, 1901 Augustine Ave, 11/9 1:25 a.m.  An officer received a tip about a male subject who had broken into one of the rooms and was staying in it illegally.  Upon checking the vacant rooms with the manager, a man was discovered sleeping in one room and there was evidence of damage to the room’s window.   Matthew Coleman, 25, of no fixed address was arrested for unlawful entry and incarcerated at the Rappahannock Regional Jail under a $1000 bond.   


800 block Grove Ave, 11/8 6:15 p.m.  A resident reported that the windows on her vehicle were shattered, apparently by BB shot.  No suspects or witnesses at this time.


Nachelle Smith-Strother, 20, of no fixed address was arrested on a warrant from Stafford charging her with domestic assault and battery.

Adrianne Prickett, 21, of Spotsylvania was arrested for domestic assault and battery.

Christopher Allen, 68, of Spotsylvania was arrested for stalking and violation of a protective order.  

Christina Hilliard, 22, of Richmond was arrested on a warrant from Stafford charging her with failure to appear in court.

Caleb Hall, 18, of no fixed address was arrested for fraud.