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Stafford Alert

Suspects Arrested for Felony Destruction of Property
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By Public Information Officer Amanda Vicinanzo
April 2, 2020

Stafford, VA. Two suspects responsible for extensive property damage in the area of the Del Webb Community were arrested on Wednesday by the Stafford County Sheriff’s Office following a rigorous investigation.

On March 31, 2020, the Sheriff’s Office was alerted to a trespassing and vandalism incident in the area of the Del Webb Community located at 11 McQuarie Drive. UTVs driven by unknown suspects had been trespassing at all hours, causing extensive damage to the property. The community is located on protected watershed property and motorized vehicle use is prohibited.

In response, the Special Problems Unit partnered with Fredericksburg Police Officer Joe Young, the Watershed Manager, to conduct an investigation. They were able to follow the tracks to a residence on Simpson Lane where they found a UTV parked under a carport.

On April 1, 2020, 1st Sergeant Purcell obtained a search warrant and returned to the residence. He noticed the UTV was gone. He then made contact with a subject identified as Daniel Garcia, 37, of Fredericksburg at the front door. Garcia told the first sergeant he had moved the UTV to the back of the residence and that he and his girlfriend had been driving a UTV and ATVs on watershed property on March 27, 2020. The girlfriend was identified as Dolores Hernandez Garcia, 28, of Fredericksburg.

The suspects were taken into custody and subsequently released on unsecured bonds on charges of felony destruction of private property and watershed property, and trespassing by an ATV. The two ATVs and the UTV driven on the property were seized.

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