Natatia Bledsoe is the public information officer for the Fredericksburg Police Department.
Daily Crime Report 12/16/2013
Recent police reports and arrests in Fredericksburg:
SHOOTING INTO A DWELLING:
200 block Harris St, 12/14 8:30 p.m. A resident reported that she heard several loud pops and the sound of glass breaking and discovered what appeared to be a bullet hole through a window. A round was later found to have entered a room where two young children were playing, and evidence was recovered indicating that multiple shots hit the house. There were no injuries. The next day, a neighbor reported that she found a firearm on the ground near the intersection of Harris Street and Airport Avenue. Officers collected the gun as potential evidence. Anyone with information about this case should call Detective Ben Johnson at 540-654-5792. The investigation is ongoing.
1400 block Kenmore Ave, 12/15 11:30 a.m. A witness reported that he saw a male subject entering his neighbor’s car and then running from the scene immediately afterward. It was later discovered that a small amount of cash had been stolen from the vehicle. The suspect was described as a light-skinned black male in his late teens and wearing a light blue jacket, blue jeans, and sunglasses. The investigation is ongoing.
Nail Connection, 2056 Plank Rd, 12/14 5:10 p.m. A city resident reported that she saw two male subjects removing wrapped presents from the trunk of a vehicle in the parking lot. The witness sounded her horn at the two men and they dropped the gifts on the ground and fled from the scene in a dark colored vehicle. The victim returned to her vehicle and was able to account for all of the packages that had been in the trunk. No known suspects at this time.
400 block Cobblestone Dr, 12/13 10:00 a.m. A witness reported that she saw a male subject rummaging through a vehicle in the parking lot. The unknown subject also attempted to open the doors of several additional vehicles in the lot. The subject was described as a black male in his late teens wearing a tan stocking cap and jeans. The investigation is ongoing.
1100 block Cardwell St, 12/12 – 12/13 8:30 a.m. A resident reported that an unknown person entered his unlocked vehicle and rummaged through the contents of his glove box and center console. No suspects or witnesses at this time.
Quaker Steak, 1300 Central Park Blvd, 12/14 10:20 p.m. A patron reported that an unknown person slashed a tire on his vehicle. The investigation is ongoing.
Zachary Tarleton, 21, of Spotsylvania was arrested for DUI in the 2300 block of Plank Road.
Denotre Chase, 34, of King George was arrested for shoplifting from Walmart.
Ace House, 23, of Stafford was arrested for public intoxication.
Roy Corbin, 23, of Orange was arrested for shoplifting from Home Depot.
Rashid Jalal, 35, of Fredericksburg was arrested for violation of a protective order, obstruction of justice, and attempted breaking and entering.
Steven Spear, 36, of Spotsylvania was arrested for public intoxication.