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

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Daily Crime Report 3/14/2014

Recent police reports and arrests in Fredericksburg:


500 block Charlotte St, 3/14 2:10 a.m.  A 25-year-old female reported that she was returning home from work and was getting out of her car when she was suddenly approached from behind by an unknown man.  The man punched the victim in the face, causing her to fall to the street.  The man grabbed the victim’s purse and stole a quantity of cash from it.  The suspect fled from the scene on foot.  The victim suffered bruises from the assault but no other injuries.  The suspect was wearing a mask and the victim was unable to determine his race or detailed descriptors.  He did not display a weapon.  The investigation is ongoing. 


Kings Mill, 3/12 11:45 p.m.  A resident reported that her 15-year-old daughter was missing from the home.  Based on information found on the juvenile’s mobile device, it was determined that she had been communicating with an unknown male via a social media site and that she had possibly agreed to meet him.  With the assistance of the FBI Sex Crimes Task Force, the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children, and the Virginia State Police, detectives identified a suspect address in Stafford County and obtained a search warrant for the house.  The Stafford County Sheriff’s Office executed the search warrant late in the evening of March 13 and the juvenile was found there unharmed.  Three adult males were also in the residence and were taken into custody without incident.  Jermaine Spires, 36, and Damon Davis, 31, both of Stafford, were charged in Fredericksburg with contributing to the delinquency of a minor for transporting the victim from her home to the location in Stafford.  Damon Davis and his brother, Donell Davis, 38, were also arrested for offenses related to this case that were committed in Stafford County, and they were both incarcerated under no bond.  The investigation is ongoing.         


Psychiatric Associates, 621 Jefferson Davis Hwy, 3/13 4:20 p.m.  An employee reported that an unknown person stole a quantity of cash from the reception area.  No suspects or witnesses at this time.

1000 block Heritage Park, 3/13 8:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.  A resident reported that an unknown person stole his watch from his apartment.  The investigation is ongoing.

Wawa, 2390 Plank Rd, 3/13 11:25 p.m.  The manager reported that an unknown male stole two cases of beer from the cooler before leaving in a gray 4-door sedan.  The investigation is ongoing.


Sheila Strother, 58, of Fredericksburg was arrested on a warrant from Spotsylvania charging her with obtaining money by fraud.

Keturah Strother, 22, of Fredericksburg was arrested on a warrant from Spotsylvania charging her with obtaining money by fraud.