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Suspects Cause Thousands of Dollars in Damage

Public Information Officer M.C. MORRIS MONCURE, June 17

The Stafford Sheriff’s Office answered two Breaking and Entering calls this week at the local offices of Aggregate Industries on Warrenton Road. The first call was answered on June 13 at approximately 5:45 a.m. and the other on the following morning at approximately 6:00 a.m.

Significant damage was done in the office building as well as to the company vehicles, including cement mixers. The perpetrator(s) ... (Full Story)

Breaking and Entering Attempt Thwarted with Community's Help

Public Information Officer M.C. MORRIS MONCURE, June 17

On June 15, 2016 a homeowner on Park Cove Drive in the Park Ridge subdivision noticed pry marks on his door and believed they were a result of someone attempting to break into his home. He decided to stay at home the following day and make sure his property was secure.

On June 16, 2016 at approximately 12:20 p.m. the homeowner was watching television in his living room when he heard glass breaking ... (Full Story & Photos)

               Richard Lee Snyder, Jr.
Richard Lee Snyder, Jr.

Suspect Apprehended in Park Ridge

Public Information Officer M.C. MORRIS MONCURE, June 16

The Stafford Sheriff’s Office received a Breaking and Entering call from a homeowner at approximately 12:20 p.m. today in the Park Ridge neighborhood. Several units responded to pursue the suspect. Roadblocks, as well as K-9 units were quickly engaged during the pursuit. Within the next thirty minutes, the suspect was apprehended in the neighborhood and is now in custody. Additional information ... (Full Story)

Deputy's Surgery Is Successful

Public Information Officer M.C. MORRIS MONCURE, June 08

The Stafford Sheriff’s Office reports that the required surgery for the Sheriff’s Patrol Deputy injured by gunfire last evening is now complete. The surgery took place late this afternoon and lasted approximately four hours. A full recovery is expected according to a family representative.

The Sheriff’s Office is grateful for the support of manpower and resources provided during the incident ... (Full Story)

Additional Shooting Incident Information and Deputy's Condition Update

Public Information Officer M.C. MORRIS MONCURE, June 08

. The Sheriff’s Office was called to the scene of a home on Windsor Ridge Court in southern Stafford County at approximately 10:15 p.m. on Tuesday evening, June 7, 2016. The call was placed by the suspect’s mother asking the Sheriff’s Office to respond to the scene. Her son, Joshua Anthony Sumter, age 18, had broken into the residence after having been forbidden to live there or to return.

Several ... (Full Story & Photos)


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