Natatia Bledsoe is the public information officer for the Fredericksburg Police Department.
Daily Crime Report 4/14/2014
Recent police reports and arrests in Fredericksburg:
500 block Dixon St, 4/13 10:30 p.m. A Virginia State Trooper stopped and intervened when he saw a female standing over a male on the ground and kicking him repeatedly. The trooper notified city police and officers responded to Dixon Street at the bottom of the westbound ramp from the Blue Grey Parkway. Witnesses who were traveling in a vehicle on Dixon Street reported that they saw a van traveling the wrong way on Dixon Street and crashing into the guard rail. The witnesses then saw a male crawl out from under the van. The female driver of the van got out of the vehicle and began assaulting the man on the ground before the State Trooper came upon the scene.
The victim, a 31-year-old city resident, was transported to Mary Washington Hospital by ambulance with multiple injuries. The investigation determined that the victim was walking beside the roadway when he was struck and run over by his wife, who was following him in the van.
The suspect, Quaneisha Domonique Torres, 21, of Fredericksburg was arrested and charged with attempted first degree homicide. Torres was incarcerated at the Rappahannock Regional Jail under no bond.
Westwood Florist, 1905 Plank Rd, 4/13 1:15 p.m. An employee who was alone inside the store reported that a man approached the service counter, threatened her with a knife, and demanded that she turn over the cash from the register and the deposit bag. The victim complied and the unknown man left the store on foot. Officers responded to the scene and used a police canine to search for the suspect, but he was not located. The suspect was described as a Hispanic male in his mid-20s to mid-30s wearing a black or dark blue short-sleeved polo shirt and blue jeans. He was reported to be very dirty and had matted short dark hair. The investigation is ongoing.
Mercedes Benz of Fredericksburg, 1000 Noble Way, 4/11 – 4/12 4:00 p.m. A manager reported that a 2014 silver Mercedes was stolen from the business. The investigation is ongoing.
800 block Wolfe St, 11/11 – 4/11 11:15 a.m. A Stafford resident reported that an unknown person stole the license plate from his trailer. No suspects or witnesses at this time.
500 block Lewis St, 4/11 – 4/12 7:10 a.m. A Quantico resident reported that an unknown person stole items of value from her vehicle. No suspects or witnesses at this time.
Corky’s, 921 Caroline St, 4/12 10:00 a.m. An employee reported that a male subject stole a tray full of silver rings from the counter. The suspect was described as a white male in his 40s with brown shaggy hair and wearing a dark colored ball cap, a navy blue winter coat, and jeans. No known suspects at this time.
200 block Farrell Ln, 4/12 – 4/13 9:30 a.m. A resident reported that an unknown person stole a tool bag and some loose change from his unlocked vehicle. No suspects or witnesses at this time.
800 block Marye St, 4/12 – 4/13 2:30 a.m. A resident reported that an unknown person stole her cell phone from her house. No suspects or witnesses at this time.
600 block Kenmore Ave, 4/11 11:15 p.m. A resident reported that a teenage male damaged one of his window screens after he yelled at the teen and his friends to be quiet outside. No known suspect at this time.
Redeemed Harvest Ministries, 1931 Plank Rd, 4/12 – 4/13 10:00 a.m. An employee reported that an unknown person broke one of the windows on a church-owned vehicle. No suspects or witnesses at this time.
2400 block Lafayette Blvd, 4/5 – 4/13 6:00 p.m. A property owner reported that an unknown person damaged the back door of her vacant rental unit. No suspects or witnesses at this time.
John Latney, 49, of Stafford was arrested for DUI and possession of marijuana in the 200 block of Caroline Street.
Devin Avent, 28, of Fredericksburg was arrested for domestic assault and battery.
Ronald Belt, 24, of District Heights, Maryland was arrested for possession of marijuana, contributing to the delinquency of a minor, and child endangerment.
Tyia White, 24, of Fredericksburg was arrested for contributing to the delinquency of a minor and child endangerment.
Brandon Rodgers Simmet, 25, of Quantico was arrested for public intoxication.
Vivian Zeigler, 40, of Remington was arrested for felony shoplifting from Walmart.
Andrew Foster, 48, of no fixed address was arrested for possession of alcohol after being interdicted.
Duncan Beavers, 20, of Fredericksburg was arrested for public intoxication and underage possession of alcohol.
Adrian Lopez Lujan, 27, of Spotsylvania was arrested for domestic assault and battery.
Joseph Fortune Dever, 19, of Ridgeway was arrested for felonious assault and underage possession of alcohol.
Jose Grigalba, 33, of Fredericksburg was arrested for public intoxication.