Friday, May 17, 2013
BadWolf Brewery had a bad experience with a con man, but still plans to open this summer on Center Street in Manassas.
Jeremy Meyers keeps fondly glancing over at the large piece of stainless steel suspended from the ceiling behind the custom bar inside his business, BadWolf Brewery in Manassas. Giving it a quick pat, he tells his wife, Sarah, and an employee that he feels the installation of the ventilation system is a major step toward the slated mid-June opening of Bad Wolf, which he co-founded with Sarah. The young couple was running full speed toward the opening of what will be the city's first nano-brewery when they were tripped up by a scam artist. The couple and Manassas Police say Jeff Robinson posed as a contractor and took them for $3,200 after saying he would order and install the BadWolf ventilation system. Instead he skipped town leaving the …
Saturday, May 11, 2013
Manassas City Police: "Can you identify?"
The Manassas City Police has released images from security footage in hopes of catching a suspected shoplifter at the Home Depot at 8805 Liberia Avenue. Investigators say that the unidentified man walked into the Home Depot at 3:30 p.m. on April 19. He then concealed more than 130 feet of construction wire inside a coil of conduit. He paid for the conduit and left the store without paying for the wire. The suspect was last seen driving away in a dark Ford Flex or Scion. Crime Solvers is offering up to $1,000 for information that leads to an arrest in the case. Those with information can contact the MCPD at 703-257-8136 or email email@example.com. Crime Solvers 24-hour confidential tip line is 703-330-0330.\
Wednesday, May 8, 2013
Four Manassas police officers received awards from the Prince William Chamber of Commerce for their valor.
The business community recognized the work of four Manassas Police officers by presenting them with awards. On April 24, Prince William Chamber of Commerce bestowed the Bronze Medal of Valor, the Life Saving Award and the Hillary Robinette Award upon the officers during a special ceremony, according to the city of Manassas website. Here's a run down each award and the actions that prompted the bestowal. Life Saving Award On May 25, 2012, Police Officer First Class D.T. Villanueva was providing assistance at the scene of an accident at the intersection Wellington and Cloverhill roads when a citizen flagged him down. The citizen let him know that a juvenile had fallen from a skateboard and was seriously injured. When Officer Villanueva …
Thursday, May 2, 2013
Crime headlines today in Manassas area at Patch.
Every day, Patch covers crime and fire in the Manassas area. Below is a collection of today's headlines. See more coverage and share your comments at each post. Man Charged With Robbery After Argument at 7-Eleven. Larry Pyos Jr., of Burke, forcibly took property from another man, Manassas City Police said. Cash Stolen From Bowl America. Police are searching for the suspect. Police Looking for Check-Fraud Suspect. The man cashed multiple checks that were reported stolen from a Manassas business, Manassas City Police said. Police Seek Information on Suspects in Stolen Saw Case. Have you seen these men? Manassas City Police believe they stole a saw on Terrace View Court. Manassas Park Woman Charged After Narcotics Task Force Investigation. …
Saturday, April 27, 2013
Manassas Park, Manassas City and Prince William County Police conducted the investigation this week.
Seven were arrested Thursday in a joint investigation conducted by officers from four law enforcement agencies. Manassas Park Police, the Manassas Police Special Problems Unit, the Prince William County Police Special Investigations Unit and the Drug Enforcement Administration conducted routine enforcement in all three jurisdictions this week. During the course of checking hotels and vehicles in the area, several arrests were made, according to a press release issued by Prince William County Police. The suspects are:
Thursday, April 25, 2013
Bristow man was arrested after driving off from the bar, according to Manssas City Police.
A Bristow man faces several charges after driving off from a drunken brawl Sunday night, according to Manassas City Police. Steven Joseph Blanchette Jr., 35, is charged with attempted breaking and entering with intent to commit assault, DUI (second in 5 years), refusal, disorderly conduct, assault & battery, destruction of property and resisting arrest. According to MCPD, officers responded at approximately 8 p.m. Sunday to the Olde Town Sports Pub, 8971 Center Street. Witnesses told police a disorderly patron became violent and then drove off in a vehicle. Officers stopped Blanchette near Centreville Road and Maple Street, according to MCPD. Blanchette was being held without bond at the Adult Dentention Center. He is expected to appear in…
Stolen items found on the 17-year-old, according to Manassas City Police.
A teenager has been arrested in a string of larcenies in a community off Hastings Drive, according to the Manassas City Police. Charges are pending for the 17-year-old, who was not identified. According to police, officers responded at approximately 3:20 a.m. to the area of Karlo Street and Janja Court regarding a report of larcenies from five unlocked, parked cars. The suspect was apprehended with stolen items in his possession, according to police. "Larcenies from vehicles are one of the easiest crimes to prevent if you follow some simple crime prevention tips," says Sgt. Lowell Nevill with the MCPD. View the city's crime prevention tips.
Monday, April 22, 2013
Manassas City Police began an investigation after the victim told school officials about the suspect.
Sunday, April 21, 2013
Burglaries, assaults and other incidents that occurred in the Manassas area and Prince William County this week.
Incidents on this map are represented by block number, not exact addresses. For more information about the incidents referenced in this article, see: At Manassas Patch and Manassas Park Patch: At Woodbridge Patch:
The 2005 Dodge Caravan has "pro-life" stickers on the back, Manassas Police said.
A Dodge van was stolen Thursday after the owner left a spare key inside the vehicle, Manassas City Police said. Police were called to the scene at 1 p.m. in the 9200 block of Lee Avenue when the victim briefly left the car unlocked with her purse inside. Her purse contained a spare key along with a wallet, drivers license, credit cards and a check book. The car is silver, 2005 Dodge Caravan with "pro-life" stickers on the back. Anyone with information about these events is asked to call the Crime Solvers’ anonymous tip line at 703- 330-0330, or to call the Manassas City Police Department Investigative Services Division at 703-257-8092.