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Daily Incident Report for Friday, December 1, 2017
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Fatal Crash | Hit & Run Investigation *VICTIM IDENTIFIED – Investigators from the Crash Investigation Unit have positively identified the victim of the fatal hit and run which occurred in the 18800 block of Fuller Heights Rd in Triangle on November 29. Investigators continue to investigate this crash and are looking for anyone with information about the person or vehicle involved. Anyone with information regarding this crash is asked to contact Investigator Cruz Reyes at 703-792-4443 or email their contact information to policedept@pwcgov.org. The investigation continues.          
Identified:
The victim has been identified as Robert James GERNER, 55, of Triangle
  • Fatal Crash | Hit & Run Investigation [Previously Released] – On November 29 at 8:44PM, investigators from the Crash Investigation Unit responded to the 18800 block of Fuller Heights Rd in Triangle (22172) to investigate a crash involving a pedestrian. When officers arrived, they located an adult male lying in the roadway suffering from serious, life threatening injuries and was flown to a local hospital where he later died. The initial investigation revealed that the pedestrian, who was not in a crosswalk, was attempting to cross the westbound lane of Fuller Heights Rd when he was struck by an unknown vehicle traveling eastbound. The striking vehicle did not remain at the scene. Investigators are awaiting a positive identification of the pedestrian. The pedestrian is believed to have been under the influence of alcohol at the time of the collision. Anyone with information regarding this crash is asked to contact Investigator Cruz Reyes at 703-792-4443 or email their contact information to policedept@pwcgov.org. The investigation continues.
    Suspect Vehicle Description:
    Possibly a grey, older model SUV with a light color top and damage to the passenger side headlight
INCIDENTS​
Residential Burglary – On December 1 at 2:46AM, officers responded to a residence located in the 3200 block of Grady Ln in Woodbridge (22192) to investigate a burglary in progress. The homeowner reported to police that he was awoken by his dogs barking. When the homeowner went to check the residence, unknown voices were heard downstairs. Further investigation revealed that entry was made into the residence by the unknown suspects through an unsecured, rear door. A police K-9 searched the surrounding area for the suspects who were not located. A backpack, PlayStation 4, computer laptop, and money were reported missing.
Residential Burglary – On November 30 at 5:31AM, officers responded to a residence located in the 5000 block of Softwood Ln in Woodbridge (22192) to investigate a burglary in progress. A neighbor reported to police that an unknown male was seen walking out of a neighbor's attached garage. When the neighbor confronted the suspect, he fled the area on foot. Further investigation revealed that entry was made into the garage with a garage door opener which had been taken from an unlocked vehicle parked in front of the residence. Two bikes which had been taken from the garage were later recovered in the area. A police K-9 searched the area for the suspect who was not located. The investigation continues.
Suspect Description:
White male, between 18 & 25 years of age, 5'07" with a thin build and a full goatee
Last seen wearing a black hoodie
ARRESTS​
Attempted Rape | Abduction – On November 30 at 1:58AM, detectives with the Special Victims Unit responded to investigate an attempted rape which occurred at a residence located in the 13800 block of Greenwood Dr in Woodbridge (22193). The investigation revealed that the victim, a 21-year-old woman of Herndon, and the accused, an acquaintance, were involved in a verbal altercation which escalated. During the encounter, the accused grabbed the victim when she attempted to leave and then knocked her to the ground where he attempted to removed her clothing. A struggle ensued and the accused punched the victim in the face multiple times. The accused eventually fled the residence and the victim contacted police. Minor injuries were reported. Following the investigation, detectives obtained warrants for the arrest of the accused, identified as Joshua Mark TESTA. The accused was located and arrested without incident at a hotel in Woodbridge later that afternoon.
Arrested on November 30:
Joshua Mark TESTA, 39, of 13829 Greenwood Dr in Woodbridge
Charged with attempted rape, abduction with intent to defile, and malicious wounding
Court Date: January 23, 2018 | Bond: Held WITHOUT Bond
Armed Robbery – On November 30 at 11:37AM, officers responded to investigate a robbery which had just occurred in the area of Griffin Dr and Lynn Dr in Woodbridge (22191). The victim, a 44-year-old man, reported to police that was sitting in his vehicle parked in the above area when a group of males approached him. During the encounter, the suspects demanded the victim roll down his window. When the victim refused, two of the suspects brandished a firearm and a BB gun at the victim and then demanded money. When the victim again refused, the males demanded the victim give them his vehicle. At some point, the suspects began to strike the vehicle causing one of the windows to shatter. The victim drove away from the area and then contacted police. No injuries were reported. A police K-9 and helicopter responded to search for the suspects. One of the suspects was located in a nearby business and detained without incident. The investigation continues.
Arrested on November 30: [Juvenile]
A 17-year-old male juvenile of Woodbridge
Charged with attempted robbery, attempted carjacking, and use of a firearm in the commission of a felony
Court Date: Pending | Status: Held at a Juvenile Detention facility

 

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Prince William County Police Department at 703-792-5123 or by email at policedept@pwcgov.org.

 

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