Prince William County Police Department Incident Report
posted Nov 15 2013 2:26PM
Incidents and arrests released on: Friday, November 15, 2013
Aggravated Malicious Wounding | Armed Robbery – On November 14th at 2:32PM, police responded to US 1 Tobacco located at 13434 Jefferson Davis Hwy in Woodbridge (22191) to investigate a shooting. The investigation revealed that two armed, masked men entered the business, approached the employees, and demanded money. During the encounter, one of the employees, a 37 year old man of Springfield, was shot in the head. The men took an undisclosed amount of U.S. Currency and cigarettes before fleeing the store, unknown if on foot or in a vehicle. The victim was transported to an area hospital with life threatening injuries. No other injuries were reported. The investigation continues.
The suspects were only described as males, unknown race or age – no further description
Armed Robbery – On November 14th at 8:26PM, police responded to the GNC located at 4143 Cheshire Station Plz in Woodbridge (22193) to investigate a robbery. An employee reported to police that an unknown armed man entered the business, approached him, and demanded money. The man took an undisclosed amount of U.S. Currency before fleeing the area, possibly on foot. No injuries were reported. A police K-9 was used to search for the suspect.
Black male, between 35 & 45 years of age, 5’8”, 160lbs with a medium build, dark complexion, shoulder length black hair, and brown eyes
Last seen wearing a black cap, possibly a wig, black scarf covering his face, black jacket, dark colored pants, boots, and gloves
Reckless Handling of a Firearm – On November 15th at 12:55AM, police responded to the 4600 block of Eastlawn Ave in Woodbridge (22193) to investigate a call of shots fired. The caller reported to police that several gunshots were heard in the area above. A vehicle was also heard leaving the area at a high rate of speed. The vehicle was never seen. No injuries or property damage were reported. Multiple shell casings were located in the street near a residence in the above area.
Commercial Burglary – On November 15th at 3:46AM, police responded to the Game Stop located at 14070 Shoppers Best Way in Woodbridge (22193) for an alarm. Officers arrived and discovered the front glass door was broken out. Officers checked the business and did not locate a suspect(s) and a police K-9 were used in the search. Seven sets of the headphones, total value around $1,400, were reported missing.
Residential Burglary – On November 15th at 12:05AM, police responded to a residence located in the 15000 block of Lee Hwy in Gainesville (20155) to investigate a burglary. The homeowner reported to police that the burglary occurred between 9:40AM and 11:20AM. There were no signs of forced entry into the home. Entry is believed to have been made through an unsecured rear door. A gaming console with games and equipment, total value around $400, were reported missing.
Residential Burglary – On November 14th at 4:44PM, police responded to a residence located in the 14200 block of Mapledale Ave in Woodbridge (22193) to investigate a burglary. The homeowner reported to police that the burglary occurred between 6:00AM and 3:00PM. Entry was made into the residence through a rear door which was forced open. A gaming console with games, a camera and lens, total value around $1,500, were reported missing.
Commercial Burglary – On November 14th at 12:30PM, police responded to Auto Trademark located at 7591 Centreville Rd in Manassas (20111) to investigate a burglary. Employees reported to police that the burglary occurred between 9:00PM on November 13th and 8:30AM on November 14th. Entry was made into the business through a rear door which was forced open. Two vehicles, one valued around $29,000 and the other valued around $35,000, were reported missing. Neither vehicle had license plates.
A black, 2007 Mercedes-Benz, E-Class E63, 4-door sedan
A black, 2009 Jeep, Grand Cherokee, SRT8, SUV
Attempted Armed Robbery | Use of a Firearm in Commission of a Felony – On November 14th at 9:53PM, police responded to the 10300 block of Launch Cir in Manassas (20109) to investigate a robbery. The victim, a 30 year old man of Manassas, reported to police that he had confronted an unknown man who had driven his vehicle without his permission. The victim stated that he had accidently left his car keys in his vehicle which was parked on the street. A friend of the victim reportedly saw an unknown man, later identified as the accused, get out of the vehicle after he drove it through the community. Both men confronted the accused who, at one point, displayed a handgun and threatened to take the vehicle. The victim called police and the accused fled on foot. Responding officers located the accused on a nearby street where he was arrested without further incident. The gun was later determined to be a BB gun. No injuries were reported.
Arrested on November 14th: [No photo available]
Melek Murray GODBOLT, 19, of 7662 Cass Pl #103 in Manassas
Charged with 1 count of attempted robbery, 1 count of use of a firearm in commission of a felony, and 2 counts of brandishing
Court date: January 29, 2014 | Bond: held WITHOUT bond