Natatia Bledsoe is the public information officer for the Fredericksburg Police Department.
Daily Crime Report 8/22/2013
Recent police reports and arrests in Fredericksburg:
Rappahannock Regional Library, 1201 Caroline St, 8/17 2:00 p.m. (reported 8/21) A female reported that a male subject exposed himself to her while she was in a children’s reading room on the second floor. The victim left the room and the suspect briefly followed her inside the building before leaving the scene. The suspect was described as a black male in his mid-30s, between 5’10” and 6”3” and over 200 pounds. The investigation is ongoing.
Cici’s Pizza, 1871 Carl D Silver Pkwy, 8/20 3:30 p.m. A witness reported that she saw a male subject going into a Dodge Caravan in the parking lot and attempting to get into other nearby cars. The responding officer located a subject in the lot matching the description provided by the witness, and the suspect led the officer to a dumpster to recover a purse that he had stolen from the Caravan. Kody Banks, 21, of Stafford was arrested for petit larceny, tampering with a vehicle, and possession of marijuana. Banks was incarcerated at the Rappahannock Regional Jail.
Expo Auto Broker, 3301 Jefferson Davis Hwy, 8/20 – 8/21 8:00 a.m. The owner reported that an unknown person stole a tire and rim from one of his vehicles and broke the steering column on a second vehicle on the lot. No suspects or witnesses at this time.
Tower of Deliverance Ministries, 1800 Princess Anne St, 8/19 – 8/20 9:00 p.m. The pastor reported that an unknown person stole audio and visual equipment from the premises. No suspects or witnesses at this time.
1000 block Albert Reynolds Dr, 8/19 – 8/21 8:00 a.m. A resident reported that an unknown person stole a knife from his unlocked vehicle. No suspects or witnesses at this time.
Food Lion, 515 Jefferson Davis Hwy, 8/21 3:10 p.m. A manager reported that a male subject stole a pack of meat by concealing it in his pants. The suspect was described as a black male in his 30s, approximately 5’10“and 190 pounds. The investigation is ongoing.
Wawa, 2390 Plank Rd, 8/21 11:45 p.m. A manager reported that a male subject stole a case of beer and ran from the store when he was confronted by an employee. The suspect was described as a black male with long dreadlocks and wearing a green shirt. The investigation is ongoing.
Jordan McLeod, 18, of Partlow was arrested for underage possession of alcohol and possession of alcohol on the riverbank.
Benjamin Swann, 33, of Fredericksburg was arrested for domestic assault and battery and abduction.
Robert Garland, 55, of Fredericksburg was arrested for assault and battery.