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Recent Larcenies from Vehicles in Manassas

From Manassas City Police Department:

 

Manassas City Police are investigating two separate larcenies from vehicles incidents that occurred this past weekend.

 

Alexandria Woman Pleads Guilty to Defrauding the American Conservative Union

 

This story comes to us from Peter Carr:

  ALEXANDRIA, Va. – Diana Carr, 56, of Alexandria, Va., pleaded guilty today embezzling from the American Conservative Union (ACU). 

Owner of Manassas Company Sentenced to 51 Months for Mortgage and Tax Fraud

From the Department of Justice:

WASHINGTON –  Kevin Leonard Shaffer, 40, of Sarasota, Fla., and Washington, D.C., was sentenced today to 51 months in prison, followed by five years of supervised release, for engaging in mortgage and tax fraud, announced John A. DiCicco, Acting Assistant Attorney General for the Justice Department’s Tax Division and Neil H. MacBride, U.S. Attorney for the Eastern District of Virginia.

        On Nov. 9, 2010, Shaffer pleaded guilty to one count of bank fraud, one count of tax evasion and one count of willful failure to collect and pay over payroll taxes. Schaffer was sentenced today by U.S. District Judge Gerald Bruce Lee.

High School Teacher and Security Officer Charged with Possession of Marijuana

High School Teacher and Security Officer Charged with Possession of Marijuana

From Manassas City Police Department:

On Thursday, December 16, 2010 at 5:30 p.m. officers responded to the 9000 block of Coriander Circle for the report of a suspicious vehicle parked in the area occupied two times. Officers located the vehicle, identified both subjects and recovered a bag of marijuana and a glass smoking device.

Aaron Bauknight, 30, of the 9000 block of Coriander Circle, Manassas and Jacob Lavely, 24, of the 13500 block of Frost Drive, Nokesville, VA. were charged with Possession of Marijuana. Both subjects were released on a summons with a court date of 1-25-11.

Manassas City Police Fugitive of the Week

Manassas City Police Fugitive of the Week

From Manassas City Police Department:

 

H / W:   5’10” / 240 lbs 

Vandalism in Manassas

From Manassas City Police Department:

From July - November 2010 there has been 6 separate incidents of vandalism reported at the Canterbury Village Shopping Center located in the 8600 block of Sudley Road. The offender(s) have used permanent black markers or spray paint to vandalize the businesses, signs, light post and vehicles at the shopping center.

The Manassas City Police are asking anyone with information on the subject(s) responsible for these vandalisms is asked to call Sergeant Neumann at 703-257-8017 or the Manassas City Crime Solvers Tip line at 703-330-0330.

The Manassas City Crime Solvers will pay a cash reward up to $1000 for information that leads to an arrest in this case.  The confidential 24-hour tip line is (703) 330-0330.

Robbery in Manassas

From the Manassas City Police Department:

The Manassas City Police are investigating an Attempted Robbery/Robbery that took place in the 9200 block of Byrd Drive on Monday, October 25, 2010 at approximately 5:00 p.m.

A citizen reported that she witnessed three black males and one white male ages 14 to 17 robbing a Hispanic male approximately 50 years old in the common area behind the townhouses in the 9200 block of Byrd Drive. The witness heard the white male tell the victim to give him his money as one of the black males struck the victim in the back. The offenders ran off after the witness yelled she was calling the police.

At this time the victim has not come forward to report the incident.

The Manassas City Crime Solvers will pay a cash reward up to $1000 for information that leads to an arrest in these cases.  The confidential 24-hour tip line is (703) 330-0330.