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Prince William County Police Department Incident Report

by - posted Sep 9 2013 2:33PM
Incidents and arrests released on:                                                                  Monday, September 9, 2013
 
 
**INCIDENTS**
 
Crash – Fatality – On September 8th at 5:57AM, police responded to the 4100 block of Dale Blvd in Woodbridge (22193) for a single vehicle crash. The investigation revealed that the driver, and only occupant, of a 1999 Mercedes C230 was traveling westbound on Dale Blvd when the driver lost control of the vehicle, struck a median, and then a tree. The driver was transported to an area hospital where he was pronounced dead. The driver was not wearing a seatbelt at the time of the collision and speed and alcohol use appear to be factors.
                Identified:
The driver of the Mercedes C230 was identified as Jalal Tasawar BASHIRUDDIN, 23, of Woodbridge
 
Crash – Fatality – On September 6th at 2:55PM, police responded to the 14000 block of Spriggs Rd in Woodbridge (22193) for a crash. The investigation revealed that the driver of a 2008 Ford Mustang was traveling northbound on Spriggs Rd when the vehicle left the roadway and struck a bicyclist on the sidewalk in front of Hylton High School. The bicyclist was pronounced dead at the scene. The driver of the vehicle remained at the scene. The investigation into the cause of the crash is still under investigation. No charges have been placed at this time.
                Identified:
                The bicyclist has been identified as Joseph James CALLAHAN Jr., 66, of Woodbridge
               
The driver of the Ford Mustang was identified as a 17 year old female of Manassas
 
Burglary with Intent to Defile – On September 8th at 3:17AM, police responded to the 1400 block of Horner Rd in Woodbridge (22191) for a burglary in progress. The homeowner reported to police that her daughter, a 12 year old girl, was asleep inside her bedroom when she awoke to unknown man grabbing her through an open window. The victim screamed and the suspect fled on foot. No injuries were reported and no property was missing. A police K-9 was used to search for the suspect. The victim was unable to describe the suspect other than noting he was a black male. The investigation continues.
Anyone with information relating to this case is asked to call Crime Solvers at 703-670-3700 or 1-866-411-TIPS. You don’t have to give your name, just the information. You could earn up to a $1,000 cash reward.
 
 
Armed Robbery – On September 6th at 2:18PM, police responded to the 7-11 located at 12520 Gordon Blvd in Woodbridge (22192) for a robbery. Employees reported to police that two unknown men entered the store and approached the counter to make a purchase. Once the employee opened the cash drawer, one of the men reached over the counter and grabbed the drawer while the other suspect displayed a handgun. The suspects fled the area on foot with an undisclosed amount of U.S. Currency. No injuries were reported.
                Suspect Descriptions:
                2 black males, both reported to be between 20 & 25 years of age—
1st male was 5’6”, 150lbs with a medium build, medium complexion, short black hair, and brown eyes
                Last seen wearing a dark thin jacket, blue jeans, dark colored hat and dark colored shoes
 
2nd male was 5’9”, 150lbs with a thin build, medium complexion, short black hair, and brown eyes
 
Armed Robbery – On September 7th at 5:31PM, police responded to the 13400 block of Minnieville Rd in Woodbridge (22193) for a robbery. The victim, a 43 year old man of Woodbridge, reported to police that he was walking in the area above when he encountered two unknown men. The victim engaged in a conversation with the men. During the encounter, one of the men grabbed the victim’s cell phone while the other suspect displayed a handgun. The victim was able to get away from the men and contact police. No injuries were reported. A police K-9 was used to search for the suspects.
                Suspect Descriptions:
                2 black males, both reported to be between 17 & 18 years of age—
                1st male was 5’11” with a medium build
                Last seen wearing a white shirt
 
                2nd male was 5’6” with a heavy build
                Last seen wearing a black shirt with a skull on the back
 

Strong Armed Robbery – On September 8th at 7:28PM, police responded to the area of Minnieville Rd and Bobcat Ct in Woodbridge (22193) for a robbery. The victim, a 25 year old man of Woodbridge, reported to police that he was walking on the sidewalk in the area above when a black Ford pickup truck pulled into a parking lot in front of the victim and blocked his path. Two unknown men then got out of the vehicle and approached the victim leading to a verbal altercation. At one point, the men assaulted the victim and took an undisclosed amount of U.S. Currency from his pockets. Following the assault, the men got back into the vehicle and fled the area. Minor injuries were reported.
                Suspect Descriptions:
                2 white males—
1st male was between 45 & 50 years of age, 5’8”, 250lbs with a heavy build, bald head, and a goatee
                No clothing description provided
 
2nd male was between 178 & 25 years of age with a thin build and shoulder length hair tied in a ponytail
                No clothing description provided
 
Obtaining Money by False Pretenses [Scam Alert] – On September 8th at 9:45PM, police responded to the 1900 block of Ridge Rd in Haymarket (20169) to investigate a scam. The victim, a 69 year old man of Haymarket, reported to police that he received a phone call from someone claiming to be “Lieutenant Mike Stevens” with the Loudoun County Sheriff’s Office. The suspect informed the victim that he was caught on a red light camera committing a traffic violation and had missed his court date. The suspect further told the victim that a warrant had subsequently been issued for his arrest. The suspect informed the victim that he could have the warrant dropped if he obtained a prepaid card, valued over $300, and provide him with the card information. The victim complied with the suspect and gave the card information over the phone. This investigation continues.
The Prince William County Police Department would like to advise residents that any legitimate government agency or private business will never ask for a pre-paid or green dot card to pay for anything including outstanding bills or fines. If you suspect that you are being scammed, we ask that verify the caller’s claim before sending any money or contact the police directly.  
 
Residential Burglary – On September 8th at 2:29PM, police responded to the 3300 block of Bronson Dr in Woodbridge (22193) for a burglary. The homeowner reported to police that the burglary occurred between 11:00AM and 2:30PM. Entry was made into the residence through the front door which was forced open. Two computers and clothing, total value around $2,800, was reported missing.
 

Commercial Burglary – On September 8th at 2:20AM, police responded to the Dollar Buys located at 14647 Jefferson Davis Why in Woodbridge (22191) for an alarm. Officers arrived at the business and located an unsecured rear door. There were no signs of forced entry. A police K-9 was used to check the interior of the business. An undisclosed amount of U.S. Currency was reported missing.
 
Residential Burglary – On September 7th at 10:36PM, police responded to the 5200 block of Midway Ct in Woodbridge (22193) for a burglary. The homeowner reported to police that the burglary occurred between 10:30AM and 10:30PM. Entry was made into the residence through a rear door which was found damaged. No property was reported missing.
 
Residential Burglary – On September 6th at 11:09PM, police responded to the 3000 block of Seminole Rd in Woodbridge (22192) for a burglary. The homeowner reported to police that the burglary occurred between 7:00AM and 11:09PM. There were no signs of forced entry into the home. Entry is believed to have been made through an unsecured rear window. Two TV’s and two laptops, total value around $2,200, was reported missing.
 
Commercial Burglary – On September 6th at 11:19AM, police responded to Fuentes Mini-Grill located at 13325 Jefferson Davis Hwy in Woodbridge (22191) for a burglary. The business owner reported to police that the burglary occurred between 8:00PM on September 4th and 1:30PM on September 5th. There were no signs of forced entry into the business. Entry is believed to have been made through an unsecured rear window. No property was reported missing.
 
**ARRESTS**
 
Ruhren, Joseph (2).jpgCarnal Knowledge | Indecent Liberties – On September 6th, detectives from the Special Victims Bureau concluded a sexual assault investigation  which was reported to have occurred in the 3200 block of John Robinson Ln in Dumfries (22026) between 1999 and 2002. The investigation revealed that the victim was sexually assaulted on multiple occasions by the accused, a known acquaintance, at his residence during the time frame above. The investigation further revealed that the accused would provide alcohol to the victim prior to the incidents. The victim, a male, resided in Dumfries and was between 14 and 17 years of age at the time of the offenses. Detectives learned of these assaults while continuing a previous investigation involving the accused. Following the investigation, the accused was charged in reference to this case.
                Arrested on September 6th:
                Joseph RUHREN, 42, of no fixed address
                Charged with 3 counts of indecent liberties and 2 counts of carnal knowledge
                Court date: unavailable | Bond: held WITHOUT bond

 
?Attempted Malicious Wounding – On September 7th at 7:59AM, responded to the 15100 block of Doe Ridge Rd in Haymarket (20169) for a barricade incident. Officers made contact with the victim, a 59 year old woman, who reported to police that she was with a case worker for the Wythe County Department of Social Services and that she went to a home in the above area to remove a 16 year old from foster care. While attempting to make contact with the child at a rear basement door, the victim discovered what appeared to be “booby traps” leading to the rear of the residence. A tripwire and several nails were discovered. The nails were placed so that they were pointed upwards. As the victim was walking up to the residence, she stepped on one of the nails. The nail did penetrate the victim’s shoe but not her skin. No injuries were reported. It was further discovered that the juvenile had barricaded himself in his basement level bedroom. This information led to the activation of the department’s SWAT team and substantial police response. After several hours of attempting to make contact with the juvenile, he finally surrendered to police around 7:30PM. Following the investigation, the juvenile was arrested.
                Arrested on September 7th: [Juvenile]
                A 16 year old male of Haymarket
                Charged with attempted malicious wounding
                Court date: unavailable | Status: held at the Juvenile Detention Center
 
09/09/2013 2:33PM
Prince William County Police Department Incident Report
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