MONDAY, FEBRUARY 3, 2014
7-Eleven, 3333 Fall Hill Ave, 2/3 12:10 a.m. An employee reported that a male subject entered
the store and approached the counter, then demanded money from the register while implying
that he had a weapon under his shirt. The clerk turned over a quantity of cash and the suspect
fled from the scene on foot. Officers and a police K-9 team searched the area but they were
unable to locate the suspect.
Shortly after 6 a.m. the Spotsylvania County Sheriff’s Office requested assistance from city
officers with a robbery that had just occurred at the 7-Eleven on Lafayette Boulevard located
next to the city/county boundary line. The description of the suspect in the Spotsylvania robbery
matched the description provided by the victim in the earlier crime. Within minutes after law
enforcement arrived in the area of the second robbery, a deputy detained a possible suspect in the
parking lot of a nearby business. That subject has subsequently been identified as the offender in
Lantz Day, 36, of Locust Grove was arrested and charged with one count of armed robbery in
Fredericksburg and one count of armed robbery in Spotsylvania County. Day was incarcerated
at the Rappahannock Regional Jail under no bond.
300 block Stonewall Dr, 1/31 4:50 a.m. – 8:05 a.m. Police responded at 4:50 a.m. to Stonewall
Drive for a report of shots fired. The caller could not describe the exact source of the sound and
officers were not able to locate anyone or anything suspicious at that time. At approximately 8
a.m. police responded back to Stonewall Drive in Confederate Ridge for additional reports of
gunfire. One caller described seeing an individual walking from one house to another house on
the street and carrying a long gun.
The investigating officer located the possible suspect at her home and determined that she was
the person who fired rounds from a shotgun both of the reported times. On the second occasion
of firing the weapon, she shot through the back door of her sister’s house, which is next door to
her own. Her sister’s house was unoccupied at the time.
Mary Silvey, 54, was arrested and charged with two counts of discharging a firearm in the city,
two counts of reckless handling of a firearm, and one count of felony destruction of property.
She was incarcerated at the Rappahannock Regional Jail under no bond. The shotgun was
surrendered to police for evidence.
1700 block Lafayette Blvd, 1/31 – 2/1 5:30 p.m. A visitor reported that an unknown person stole
a GPS and other items from his unlocked vehicle. No suspects or witnesses at this time.
100 block Wellington Lakes Dr, 2/1 – 2/2 4:40 a.m. A visitor reported that an unknown person
stole his vehicle from the parking lot. The vehicle was later discovered to have been impounded
by Virginia State Police following a crash in Caroline County. The vehicle was unoccupied
when it was found. The investigation is ongoing.
Celebrate Virginia, 2200 block Gordon Shelton Blvd, 2/1 5:30 p.m. An officer patrolling in the
area discovered damage to the fence surrounding the concert venue. The damage appeared to be
from a vehicle. No suspects or witnesses at this time.
Paul Hayden, 47, of Spotsylvania was arrested for DUI in the 2300 block of Plank Road.
Cornelius Grayson, 42, of Fredericksburg was arrested for DUI in the 1300 block of Hanover
John Hayes, 44, of no fixed address was arrested for possession of marijuana and failure to
appear in court.
John Njenga, 41, of no fixed address was arrested for trespassing.
Michael Brooks, 61, of Fredericksburg was arrested for public intoxication.
Clay Haga, 25, of Dumfries was arrested for shoplifting from Wegmans.
Amanda Campbell, 24, of Spotsylvania was arrested for shoplifting from Kohls.
Brian Wurm, 37, of Locust Grove was arrested for public intoxication.
Erica Tanke, 29, of Locust Grove was arrested for public intoxication.
Wayne Payne, 51, of no fixed address was arrested for public intoxication after being interdicted.
Mary Smith, 29, of Fredericksburg was arrested on warrants from Spotsylvania charging her
with making obscene and annoying phone calls.
Jules Stewart, 21, of Spotsylvania was arrested for possession of stolen property and possession
Shawn Williams, 23, of Fredericksburg was arrested for assault.
Tyronne Fitzgerald, 32, of Fredericksburg was arrested for grand larceny and assault.
Patrick Edwards, 50, of Fredericksburg was arrested for public intoxication