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2013 silver Hyundai carjacked from Ikea loading area Aug. 16 near sundown

Victim was parked in the loading area when an unknown man in a black hat and face mask approached his 2013 Silver Hyundai Elantra with Virginia license plate: UGK-4004. According to Master Police Officer Renee Carr, public information officer for Prince William County Police Department, the suspect opened the driver’s door and brandished a firearm before demanding the victim exit the vehicle. When the victim got out of the vehicle, the suspect got into the driver’s seat and drove out of the area.

Two charged with brandishing firearms, one in Haymarket, one in Manassas

A Dominion Valley traffic light and the Manassas Costco parking lot were the sites of alleged brandishing of a firearm on Sunday afternoon, Aug. 15. Two people have been arrested.

Woman, 18, abducted, and 2011 red Nissan carjacked and both driven to Chesapeake

On August 7 at 4:09AM, Prince William County Police officers responded to investigate an abduction and carjacking that was reported to have occurred at the Dale Forest Apartments located in the 12300 block of Midsummer Ln in Woodbridge (22192) earlier that morning.

Gun pulled on volunteer driver after victim gives man a ride to Haymarket

The investigation revealed that while in a parking lot near Liberia Ave. and Mathis Ave. in Manassas, the victim, a 20-year-old man, was approached by an unknown man, who asked for a ride. The victim agreed and drove to the Haymarket area where the man exited the car and returned a short time later with a firearm. The suspect then demanded the victim’s property before dragging the victim out of the vehicle.

VDOT starts work on widening southbound I-95 between Gordon Blvd. and PW Parkway

Virginia Department of Transportation reports that work has started to create an auxiliary lane on southbound I-95 from Rt. 123 (Gordon Boulevard) to the Prince William Parkway (Rt. 294). The project will convert about a mile and a half of the existing shoulder to a travel lane,

Quarterly update on transportation projects in Prince William County

The Prince William County Department of Transportation (PWC-DOT) recently gave the Board of County Supervisors a quarterly update on the status of 18 transportation projects.

Local bus service to hold virtual “Town Hall” June 23

OmniRide will host a Virtual Town Hall on Wednesday, June 23 at 7 p.m. Executive Director Dr. Bob Schneider will tell about OmniRide’s future plans and answer questions about the organization’s services.

OmniRide’s Spring bus service changes begin June 7

OmniRide’s Spring Service Changes will take effect on Monday, June 7, and will include changes to most routes. All schedules have been reprinted with new effective dates. New schedule brochures are available from operators upon request and are posted on the OmniRide website, OmniRide.com

The high cost of not wearing a seatbelt while driving or riding

Prince William County Police are running the annual safety "Click It or (get a) Ticket Seatbelt Campaign" through Sunday, June 6. It is the driver’s responsibility to make sure all children, age 15 and under, are secured properly. Virginia law allows police to cite anyone driving a car in which an occupant under age 16 is not wearing a safety belt or is not in a child safety seat. It also provides that drivers may be cited if they are not properly restrained if stopped for other violations.

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