Suspect Behind Stafford County Burglaries Arrested
By Public Information Officer Amanda Vicinanzo
October 8, 2019

Stafford, VA. A suspect has been arrested in connection with a string of burglaries that occurred at several businesses in Stafford County at the end of August.

On August 30, 2019, at approximately 11:03 a.m., Deputy Szenkuti responded to a past occurred breaking and entering at Fortune House located at 282 Deacon Road. Upon arrival, the deputy observed signs of forced entry at the business.

The Stafford Sheriff’s Office subsequently received several similar reports of breaking and entering incidents at businesses in the area including China Delight located at 300 Chatham Heights Road, Chatham Laundry and Car Wash located at 312 Chatham Heights Road, Top Chef located at 43 Town and Country Drive, Hong Kong located at 1075 Garrisonville Road, and Lin’s Gourmet Chinese located at 45 Walpole Street.

During the ensuing month-long investigation, detectives identified the suspect as Eugene Blocker, 39, of Washington DC. He was arrested last week in Washington D.C. on unrelated charges. Stafford detectives have obtained warrants for breaking and entering with intent to commit a felony and destruction of property.

“I am very proud of our detectives and deputies who worked tirelessly to identify and locate the suspect responsible for these incidents,” said Sheriff David P. Decatur. “Thanks to their hard work and dedication, we were able to resolve this case and ensure our community remains a safe place to live, work, and visit.”