Natatia Bledsoe is the public information officer for the Fredericksburg Police Department.
Daily Crime Report 4/25/2014
Recent police reports and arrests in Fredericksburg:
600 block Caroline St, 4/24 12:15 a.m. A 60-year-old Stafford resident reported that she was walking on the sidewalk when two unknown men passed her on foot. One of the men grabbed the victim’s purse from her shoulder, then both suspects ran down Wolfe Street and turned onto Princess Anne Street before they were out of sight. The two suspects were described as black males in their 20s, one of whom was wearing a red jacket. The investigation is ongoing.
ATTEMPTED BREAKING AND ENTERING:
1000 block Myrick St, 4/18 10:00 a.m. – 6:30 p.m. A resident reported that an unknown person attempted to enter his home and left damage to the door and door jamb. The investigation is ongoing.
1100 block White St, 4/22 – 4/23 7:30 a.m. A resident reported that an unknown person entered her unlocked vehicle and stole her driver’s license and other items of value. No suspects or witnesses at this time.
800 block Cobblestone Blvd, 4/22 – 4/23 8:15 a.m. A resident reported that an unknown person entered his unlocked vehicle and stole prescription medication. No suspects or witnesses at this time.
HH Gregg, 1731 Carl D Silver Pkwy, 4/22 6:15 p.m. An employee reported that an unknown person stole a laptop computer from the display area. No suspects or witnesses at this time.
Mary Washington Hospital, 1001 Sam Perry Blvd, 4/24 9:00 a.m. A Spotsylvania resident reported that an unknown person stole a license plate from her vehicle. No suspects or witnesses at this time.
500 block Jefferson Davis Hwy, 4/23 2:00 p.m. A contractor reported that an unknown person stole a weed eater from his trailer while he was inside a store at the shopping center. No suspects or witnesses at this time.
Soloman Lumpkin, 49, of Fredericksburg was arrested for DUI in the 1700 block of Howard Avenue.
Steven Corker, 52, of no fixed address was arrested on warrants from Texas charging him with parole violation and failure to register as a sex offender.
Austin Kerr, 19, of Stafford was arrested for shoplifting from Walmart.
Scott Pierce, 32, of Spotsylvania was arrested on warrants from Fredericksburg and Spotsylvania charging him with failure to appear in court.
Michael Lease, 58, of no fixed address was arrested for trespassing and aggressive solicitation.
Megan Garrett, 21, of Fredericksburg was arrested for felony shoplifting from Walmart.
Horace Owens, 33, of Front Royal was arrested on warrants from Warren, Fauquier, Stafford, and Fairfax Counties charging him with multiple felony counts of fraud, larceny, forgery, and obstructing justice.