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Va. Man Behind Bars After Exposing Himself

MANASSAS, Va. (WUSA) -- Frankie Alan Fernandez, 29, is behind bars for exposing himself to a neighbor, police said.

On Sunday at about 11:57 a.m. police arrived at the 7500 block of Willoughby Lane after complaints of a suspicious person. According to police, the 25-year-old victim said she was on her apartment balcony when she noticed the suspect with pants lowered and exposing himself while facing in her direction.

The victim contacted police but the suspect fled before police arrived. Officers searched the area and were directed to the suspects apartment located on the same block. 

After an investigation the suspect was determined to be Fernandez.

He was charged with indecent exposure and is being held without bond. The court date has been set for Nov. 9.

Va. DMV Goes Mobile On Oct. 14 - 20

Va. DMV Goes Mobile On Oct. 14 - 20

The Virginia Department of Motor Vehicles is traveling across the state provide convienent service.

DMV 2 Go, has five mobile units that will provide full service for all DMV transcations while on the go.

Click here to view where the mobile units will be headed.

Week 5: Game Night Scoreboard

WASHINGTON (WUSA) -- In Friday's Game of the Week, Stonewall Jackson clung to its undefeated season record with a 42-38 victory over Battlefield.

With just ten seconds left in the game, junior quarterback Greg Stroman found running back Dezmon Hopkins in the end zone to secure the Raiders' win. 

"We knew that we had the ability to score this many, [but] we were hoping they wouldn't score this many ... It was just a great game to be a part of. That's a great football team we just played and we're probably going to see them again," said Stonewall Jackson head coach Mike Dougherty.

The Bobcats held the Raiders to their lowest margin of victory yet this season -- leaving both teams atop the AAA Cedar Run District. We'd be surprised if Dougherty's prediction that the teams will meet again doesn't come to fruition.


Boonsboro 59, Williamsport 19

Blake 41, Wheaton 13

Briar Woods 35 - Tuscarora 3

Man Arrested For Abducting, Wounding Woman

BRISTOW, Va. (WUSA) - A Virginia man has been arrested after the abduction of a 22-year-old Manassas woman, according to Prince William County Police.

Anthony Dwayne Nelson, 24, of Bristow  was arrested after a woman reported that on Sept 22 at 7 a.m., she was in front of  residence when Nelson, a well-known acquaintance, assaulted her and forced her into a vehicle.

She told police that while he was driving, Nelson continued to assault her, then ordered her to go into an address in the 2300 block of McClellan Ct in Dumfries.

She sustained minor injuries but was eventually able to report the incident to police. Nelston was located on Wellington Rd and arrested. He is being held without bond with a court date of Nov. 29.

Metropolitan Fine Arts Center Open House On Sun, Sept. 30

Metropolitan Fine Arts Center Open House On Sun, Sept. 30

Metropolitan Fine Arts Center’s (MFAC) of Alexandria, Va., is hosting their 13th annual family open house on Sun., Sept. 30 from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m., featuring FREE dance and fitness classes for all ages, seminars and workshops, arts and crafts vendors, performances, a meet and greet with MFAC staff as well as refreshments. Event is located at 6450 Landsdowne Centre in Alexandria, Va. Go to www.metrofinearts.com for more information.

“Our open house is a great opportunity for visitors to get a snapshot of MFAC, from performances, lessons and instructors,” said Melissa Dobbs, founder and executive director of Metropolitan Fine Arts Center of Alexandria and Fairfax Station, Va.

5 Tailgating Burger Toppings to Try This Season

5 Tailgating Burger Toppings to Try This Season

Tailgating has come to be a national pastime, with people doing it in the parking lots of football games across the country. They also do it before concerts and other events, but football remains a stronghold when it comes to tailgating popularity. One of the most popular things people do during tailgating is to pull out a small grill and whip up a meal prior to heading into the game. This football season, it’s time to take things up a notch and opt for some unique burger toppings, as well as a whole new twist on a burger!

“Do yourself a favor and, at least once this season, try shrimp burgers at your tailgating party,” says Shawn Davis, otherwise known as Chef Big Shake, who is the founder of CBS Foods and The Original Shrimp Burger. “Those tailgating with you will be impressed that you made such a tasty decision. Shrimp burgers cook up quickly and bring something new to the folding table.”

VRE Train Tracks Back Open After Remains Incident

MANASSAS, Va. (WUSA) -  A suspicious black bag found on the train tracks of VRE's Manassas line on Wednesday night held gruesome contents, according to a VRE spokesman: human body parts. Police say they can not confirm the remains are human. The discovery shut down the line for hours, but VRE service was restored the following morning. 

VRE was notified by City of Manassas Park police at about 6 p.m. Wednesday that a package was found on the tracks near track mile marker 30 inside the City Of Manassas Park, between Manassas and Burke. The VRE spokesman said no trains were in the area at the time the package was found and reported.

Trains were halted, and when VRE says when police examined the package, they discovered human remains. Manassas City Police wouldn't confirm that information but did have a medical examiner on the scene. VRE trains were halted  for several hours due to the incident while police search the area seeking other evidence.