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Masked duo attempts to snatch boy, 10, from Woodbridge bus stop

The victim, a 10-year-old boy, was walking to the bus stop when a masked man approached him from a dark-colored vehicle. During the encounter, the man grabbed the boy without provocation, according to police.

First “Whatever Floats Your Boat” Parade to be held June 4 in Occoquan

The first-ever Occoquan Whatever Floats Your Boat Parade will be held on June 4, 2023 at 10 a,m. Entrants will launch at the Occoquan Regional Park site and will paddle or row their non-motorized craft along the coastline of town to Occoquan's footbridge to be judged.

Boy, 17, dies after single car accident on Featherstone Rd. on Easter morning

On Easter Sunday, April 9, 2023 at 8:19AM, Prince William County Police officers responded to the area of Featherstone Rd near Walnut St in Woodbridge (22191) to investigate a single vehicle crash.

PWC may pilot photo enforcement of traffic laws in school and work zones

Prince William Board of County Supervisors was recently briefed on a potential pilot program for school/work zone speeding and red-light photo enforcement.

Trails at New River Bridge Trail State Park to undergo series of repairs during next 18 months

The 31 bridges of New River Trail State Park, Virginia’s 57-mile rails-to-trails linear park near Galax, will close as a series of repairs are made over the next 18 months. Portions of the trail will be closed intermittently as work takes place. The park will remain open due to its many access points. Specific dates for any bridge closures are dependent upon contractors and their receipt of construction materials.

Some OmniRide bus services restored

After four weeks of a work stoppage, OmniRide has reinstated limited Express Commuter service.

Driver charged in Feb. 6, 2023 Haymarket crash involving a train

n February 15, 2023 after consultation with the Commonwealth Attorney’s Office, investigators with the Prince William County Police Department's Crash Investigation Unit charged the driver of the 2004 Chevrolet Silverado involved in the fatal crash that occurred in the area of Kapp Valley Way and James Madison Hwy. in Haymarket (20169) on February 6, 2023.

Driver, 31, dies after three-vehicle crash on Sudley Rd. early Feb. 13

On Monday, February 13, 2023 at 6:13AM, investigators with the Prince William County Police Department's Crash Investigation Unit responded to the area of Sudley Rd and Stepney Dr in Gainesville (20155) to investigate a three-vehicle crash.

PWC Police looking for witnesses to Rt. 1 accident on Jan. 28

According to Prince William County Police, the driver of a 2015 Jeep Wrangler was traveling northbound on Richmond Hwy, when the driver slowed to make a right turn onto Williamstown Dr. As the vehicle slowed, the passenger opened her door and exited from the vehicle onto the roadway while the vehicle was still in motion.

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