Police briefs for Friday, August 3, 2002
A 20-year-old male was severely beaten in Montclair on Thursday at 12:45 a.m., according to Detective Dennis Mangan, Prince William police spokesman.
The man was found next to a residence in the 14600 block of Earlham Court. The victim had been hit in the face and on the head several times. He told police he could not remember what happened, how many people assaulted him or what was used as a weapon.
He was transported to Prince William Hospital in Manassas and treated. His injuries were not life-threatening, Mangan said.
Cars in commuter lot vandalized in Manassas
Six vehicles’ windows were smashed and a cell phone stolen from a commuter lot in the 6000 block of Prince William Street on Wednesday, according to Manassas police.
The incidents occurred sometime between 6 a.m. and 5 p.m.
The damage to the cars exceeds $4,600, police said.
The Manassas City Crime Solvers will pay a cash reward of up to $1,000 for information that leads to an arrest or the recovery of stolen property. The 24-hour confidential Crime Solvers tip line is (703) 330-0330. Tips may also be left at www.manassascity. org/pub_safety/crime.html.
Moped stolen from shed on Kilbane Road
A moped was stolen from a backyard shed at a house in the 4800 block of Kilbane Road in Dale City on July 25, Prince William police said Thursday.
Police said the moped was recovered from two boys, ages 13 and 15. A petition for grand larceny and burglary is pending, police said.
The police department does not release the names of juveniles.
Items found rearranged after Dale City break-in
Items were rearranged in a house after a break-in in the 5800 block of Roundtree Drive in Dale City on July 26, Prince William police said Thursday.
A Sony PlayStation 2, DVDs and a DVD player were all found in the downstairs portion of the house. Nothing was taken.
Potomac View school window broken
A window was broken during an attempted burglary Wednesday at Potomac View Elementary School, according to Detective Dennis Mangan, Prince William police spokesman, on Thursday.
Mangan said items from the school, at 14601 Lamar Drive in Woodbridge, were left beneath the broken window. Police said they do not believe anything was taken.
Similar incidents have occurred at the school recently, Mangan said. Crime Solvers is offering up to $1,000 for information leading to the arrest of a suspect. If anyone knows the identity of the suspects, or has information about this case, please call Prince William County Crime Solvers at (703) 670-3700.
Four tires stolen from towing company
Four Michelin tires were taken from Speeds Towing at 18609 Jefferson Davis Highway in Woodbridge, Prince William police said Thursday. According to police, the back door was kicked in.