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Police arrest suspect who allegedly hit bicycle officers in August in Irongate

On September 21, the suspect sought in connection to the attempted malicious wounding of a LEO that was reported to have occurred in the 8200 block of Community Dr. in Manassas (20109) on August 14, was arrested.

Man shot and injured in Woodbridge; police have no suspect or description

On Saurday, August 15 at 9:56PM, officers responded to the Meridian Bay Apartments located in the 2900 block of Foxlair Dr. in Woodbridge (22191) to investigate a shots fired call.

Maryland duo charged with reckless handling of a firearm in Nokesville

On Sunday, August 16 at 4:40PM, officers responded to a residence located in the 12600 block of Garman Dr. in Nokesville (20181) to investigate a shots fired call. Upon arrival, officers located damage to the trim of a window consistent with being struck by a round. While investigating, an additional round was fired in the direction of the residence.

100 percent virtual learning for Fauquier County students Aug. 24 through December

Faced with insurmountable workforce issues, the Fauquier County School Board voted August 10 to move to a 100% virtual instructional model for all students through December. The first day of school remains August 24.

Two arrested after separate interactions with residents at their Woodbridge apartments

Police arrest two in connection with separate incidents in Woodbridge. One held without bond. The other has a Dec. 5 court date.

Special Victims Unit investigates alleged sexual assault by a family member in Gainesville

On August 7, detectives with the Special Victims Unit, in conjunction with Child Protective Services, concluded an investigation into a sexual assault that was reported to have occurred at a hotel in the Gainesville area (20155) of Prince William County between July 5 and 6, 2020.

100+ storage units burglarized at Manassas self-storage facility Aug. 6-7; fence found damaged

Police investigating reported commercial and residential burglaries and an attempted strong-arm robbery.

Two 7-Eleven stores held up over weekend; suspects show firearms, demand $$ and tobacco products

Police K-9 unit and the Fairfax County police helicopter were called out twice to look for suspects in connection with 7-Eleven store robberies in Triangle and Woodbridge over the weekend, according to PWC police reports.

Get tested for COVID-19 next Monday, Tuesday or Wednesday

Free COVID-19 Testing is available next week Aug. 10-11-12 at sites in Woodbridge, Manassas, Dale City, Triangle and Haymarket for anyone who lives or works in Prince William County, City of Manassas, or City of Manassas Park. Days and times vary - 8:30 a.m., 1:30 p.m. and 5:30 p.m., depending on location.
Today's Obituaries

Christopher J. Snyder, aviator, veteran, father of two, deployed to North & South Poles

A Funeral Mass for Christopher Jon Snyder, 71, of Gainesville will be celebrated at Holy Trinity Catholic Church, 8213 Linton Hall Rd., Gainesville, VA 20155 on Saturday, Sept. 19, 2020, at 1 p.m. A reception will be held immediately following. Snyder was a U.S. Army and US Coast Guard veteran.

Agnes S. Merlino, a church founder, teacher, mother of three, Woodbridge area resident for 61 years

A Mass of Christian Burial will be held Thursday, Sept. 10, at 11 a.m. at Our Lady of Angels Catholic Church, Mary’s Way, Woodbridge, for Agnes Sims Merlino, 90, who peacefully passed away with her family at her side Aug. 12, 2020. Burial will follow at 1 p.m. at Quantico National Cemetery. She was a founding member of Our Lady of Angels Catholic Church, a teacher and the mother of three children. Visitation will be held Wednesday, Sept. 9, 2-5 p.m. at Mountcastle Funeral Home, Occoquan Road, Woodbridge, VA.

Gerald Marcey, retired sales manager, football official, Haymarket Masonic Lodge member, father of 2

A funeral service for Gerald (Jerry) Lee Marcey, 80, of Haymarket, VA, retired Washington Gas sales manager, will be held on Saturday, Aug. 22, at 11 a.m. at Pierce Funeral Home, 9609 Center Street, Manassas, VA. The family will receive friends before the service from 10 a.m. to 11 a.m.
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