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13 parakeets stolen from Manassas backyard


MANASSAS, Va. (WUSA9) -- Manassas police say 13 parakeets and six eggs were stolen from a backyard last week.

A woman told them that someone stole the birds and unhatched eggs from her home in the 9700 block of Bragg Ln between 4:02 p.. and 4:18 p.m. on April 16th.

Police say the birds were in a white wire cage with a blue bottom.

According to the Associated Press, this is the second parakeet theft in Manassas in four months. Two parakeets were stolen from a home in December.


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Police: Woman with knife bit victim's leg

Police: Woman with knife bit victim's leg


MANASSAS, Va. (WUSA9) -- Prince William County police have arrested a woman who they say bit another woman's leg and pushed a police officer.

Bonnie Lu Jackson, 42, of Manassas, has been charged with attempted malicious wounding, assault & battery on a LEO, and domestic assault & battery.

On April 19 at 12:51 a.m., officers responded to the 7300 block of Castle Road to investigate a domestic disturbance. The victim, a 44-year-old woman, reported that she and Jackson were involved in a verbal altercation that had escalated, according to police.

Police say that Jackson assaulted the victim and bit her leg. At some time during the altercation, Jackson grabbed a knife and charged towards the victim. Another person was able to separate the two women.

April is Litter enforcement month in PWC

 PRINCE WILLIAM COUNTY, VIRGINIA . . . Did you know that dumping trash, companion animals and other stuff on a public roadway is a crime? Or that pitching lighted matches, cigarettes, cigars, etc., from your vehicle can result in a ticket? Did you know that it’s against the law to drive trucks and other vehicles that let contents drop, sift, leak or otherwise escape from them? These and many other litter and illegal dumping laws will be enforced throughout this month as Prince William County Police join law enforcement agencies throughout the metropolitan Washington region in observing Litter and Illegal Dumping Enforcement Month. This campaign is part of an effort to raise awareness of litter, illegal dumping and related crimes, as well as reduce litter by strictly enforcing existing laws.Officers will concentrate on litter laws, illegal dumping and unsecured truck load laws throughout the County.

MISSING: Micayla Caplanis in Manassas, Virginia


MANASSAS, Va. (WUSA9) -- Micayla Caplanis has been missing from Manassas, Virginia since March 1, 2014. She was wearing a green shirt and blue jeans.

She is 15 years old. She has black hair and brown eyes.

She is 5'7" tall and weighs approximately 176 pounds.

She has a tattoo on her left wrist and she wears black thin rectangular shape glasses.

If you have any information about Micayla please call Prince William County Police at 703-792-6500.

*All info from National Center for Missing & Exploited Children


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MISSING: Samantha Calderon in Manassas, Virginia


MANASSAS, Va. (WUSA9) -- Samantha Calderon has been missing from Manassas, Virginia since January 16, 2014. She was wearing a red "Elmo" sweatshirt, blue jeans, and black frame glasses.

She is 16 years old. She has black hair and brown eyes.

She is 5'4" tall and weighs approximately 165 pounds.

If you have any information about Samantha please call Prince William County Police at 703-792-6500.

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*All info from National Center for Missing & Exploited Children


MISSING: Eric Brommer in Manassas, Virginia


MANASSAS, Va. (WUSA9) -- Eric Brommer has been missing from Manassas, Virginia since October 14, 2013. He has tattoos on his neck and left forearm.

He is 17 years old. He has brown hair and brown eyes.

He is 5'4" tall and weighs approximately 150 pounds.

If you have any information about Eric please call Prince William County Police at 703-792-6500.

*All info from National Center for Missing & Exploited Children


MISSING: Amber Berg in Manassas, Virginia


MANASSAS, Va. (WUSA9) -- Amber Berg has been missing from Manassas, Virginia since September 22, 2013. She was wearing a black shirt, black jacket, and black pants.

She is 16 years old. She has black hair and brown eyes.

She is 5'3" tall and weighs approximately 110 pounds.

If you have any information about Amber please call Prince William County Police at 703-792-6500.

*All info from National Center for Missing & Exploited Children