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

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Daily Crime Report 12/20/2012

Recent police reports and arrests in Fredericksburg:


Dorothy Hart Community Center, 408 Canal St, 12/17 – 12/18 7:00 a.m.  An employee reported that she found a broken window to the kitchen area and apparent signs of entry to the building.  Officers checked the interior of the building and determined that the safe containing cash and checks had been stolen. The investigation is ongoing.

1200 block Sunken Rd, 12/18 2:00 p.m. – 2:30 p.m.  A resident returned home after receiving notification from her alarm company that her burglar alarm was sounding.  Upon arrival, she discovered that the back door glass was shattered.  Officers checked the residence and it did not appear that entry was made to the interior.  The investigation is ongoing.


Kohls, 1571 Carl D Silver Pkwy, 12/18 7:00 p.m.  Police responded to reports that an adult female and child were struck by a vehicle in front of the store.   The victims, a 48-year-old from Stafford and her 8-year-old daughter, were both transported to the hospital with non life-threatening injuries.  Witnesses reported that the victims were in the crosswalk when they were struck by an SUV.  The impact appeared to throw the child approximately 20 feet and caused two large dents in the SUV’s hood.  The SUV’s driver, Jennifer Janzen, 77, of Spotsylvania remained on the scene until police arrival and was charged with reckless driving.


1900 block Charles St, 12/19 4:50 a.m.  A resident reported that a 7-foot lighted Christmas tree was stolen from his back yard.  No known suspects at this time.

Mary Washington Hospital, 1001 Sam Perry Blvd, 12/17 – 12/18 2:30 p.m.  A Stafford resident reported that cash was stolen from his wallet while he was in the hospital.  No suspects or witnesses at this time. 

Mary Washington Hospital, 1001 Sam Perry Blvd, 12/18 8:50 p.m.  An employee reported that her cell phone was stolen from the nurse’s station on her floor.   No suspects or witnesses at this time. 

Mary Washington Hospital, 1001 Sam Perry Blvd, 12/18 1:30 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.  A Spotsylvania resident reported that her wallet was stolen from her purse while she was in the emergency department.  No suspects or witnesses at this time.  


600 block Kenmore Ave, 12/19 7:45 a.m. – 12:45 p.m.  A Ladysmith resident reported that an unknown person scratched and damaged his vehicle.  No suspects or witnesses at this time. 


Ulysses Brown, 27, of King George was arrested for possession of a firearm by a convicted felon, possession of ammunition by a convicted felon, and possession with intent to distribute marijuana.

Heather Monnett, 36, of Spotsylvania was arrested on a warrant from Shenandoah County charging her with failure to appear in court.

Frank Smith, 56, of no fixed address was arrested for drinking in public.

Matthew Willden, 20, of Fredericksburg was arrested on a warrant from Spotsylvania charging him with trespassing.

Chadwick Doerr, 21, of Fredericksburg was arrested for felony assault on law enforcement.