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Va. police investigate drowning of infant girl


WOODBRIDGE, Va. (WUSA9) -- Police in Prince William County are investigating the drowning death of a 20-month-old girl.

Officers responded to a residence on Ohio Avenue in Woodbridge Tuesday, where family members reported to police that the victim was found unresponsive in the home's pool.

The infant was pulled from the water and CPR was initiated before being transported to an area hospital where she died, police said.

Police say the child's family lost track of the girl and believed she was inside the home. Upon checking the home and outside area, the girl was discovered in the pool.

Police say preliminary investigation appears to be an accident.


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Va. man chokes and throws bottle at victim


WOODBRIDGE, Va. (WUSA9) -- Prince William County Police Department arrested a 44-year-old man for hitting a woman in the head with a bottle and choking her until she lost consciousness on August 21.

Police responded to 12500 Gordon Blvd in Woodbridge, Va. around 10:09 p.m. for the report of a domestic assault, authorities said.

The victim, a 38-year-old woman told police she got into an argument with the suspect which escalated, police said. The man threw a bottle at the woman, which hit her in the head, police said.

The man choked the woman until she lost consciousness, authorities said. According to authorities, a family member was able to wake the woman and call police.

Only minor injuries were reported, police said.

Va. man arrested for choking woman


BRISTOW, Va. (WUSA9) -- Prince William County Police Department arrested a 42-year-old man for choking a woman inside of a Bristow, Va. home late Saturday night.

Officers responded to the home located in the 7900 block of Sequoia Park Way in Bristow, Va. around 11:23 a.m., police said. A 43-year-old woman told police, the suspect and her got into an argument, which escalated.

The suspect choked the victim and then left the house before officers arrived, police said. The suspect and the victim knew each other, according to authorities.

Police found Michael Reuben Kemp, 42 and arrested him. Kemp is being charged with strangulation and domestic assault and battery.


FOUND: 8-year-old, 5-year-old Woodbridge sisters


UPDATE: Police said these missing children have been found safe and unharmed.

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WOODBRIDGE, Va. (WUSA9) -- Police in Prince William County are seeking the public's help in locating 8- and 5-year-old sisters who went missing from their home in Woodbridge.

Jhosyn Alvarado, 5, and Fatima Alvarado, 8, left their home located in the 12700 block of Cara Drive sometime during the overnight hours, police said.

Jhosyn is described as being 3'1", 50 pounds with black hair and brown eyes. She was last seen wearing a white shirt with flowers and blue jeans, and may also be carrying a pink princess backpack.

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Take the Plunge: Join Design Army X Karla Colletto for Pool Party, Fashion Show on Friday, Aug. 22

Take the Plunge: Join Design Army X Karla Colletto for Pool Party, Fashion Show on Friday, Aug. 22

Design Army X Karla Colletto to debut their swimwear collection - Swim At Your Own Risk - on Friday, August 22 from 7-10 p.m. at Capitol Skyline Hotel

On the heels of judging the global 61st Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity in France as one of two US judges in the Design category, Pum Lefebure, co-founder and Chief Creative Officer of Design Army, just released her first swimwear collection, Swim At Your Own Risk, in collaboration with Karla Colletto. A capsule collection for Colletto’s Cruise 2015 line and Lefebure’s first venture into fashion design, the five-piece graphic swimsuits and beachwear debuted at the Miami Swim Show on July 19th.

BOOK a BACK-to-SCHOOL MANICURE/PEDICURE PARTY at BELLEZZA SPA; and HELP No.Va. FAMILY SERVICES

BOOK a BACK-to-SCHOOL MANICURE/PEDICURE PARTY at BELLEZZA SPA;  and HELP No.Va. FAMILY SERVICES

For those moms and daughters looking to enjoy one last summer pedicure or manicure, Bellezza Spa of Centreville, Va. is now offering a special Back-to-School Manicure/Pedicure package, available to a party of five for $250, available now through Sept. 7, 2014. Each member of the party will receive a free nail polish of their choice, and for each party of five booked, Bellezza Spa will donate a $50 gift card to the Northern Virginia Family Service’s (NVFS) homeless shelter of Oakton, Va. and will be collecting book bags and school supplies for NVFS now through Sept. 7. For more information, go to www.bellezzaspava.com or call 703.266.0063.

Smaller groups of two to four clients, will be charged $50 per person. Gift card donations are valid with parties booked with five or more participants.

Va. man arrested for assaulting girl while sleeping


MANASSAS, Va. (WUSA9) -- Prince William County Police Department arrested a 37-year-old man, who they say assaulted a 13-year-old girl while she was sleeping in a Manassas, Va. home Saturday morning.

Police responded to the home located in the 8000 block of Community Dr. in Manassas to investigate the reported assault, authorities said.

The victim told her mother that she was sleeping and then woke up to the man touching her, police said. The girl told her mother, who then called police. The girl does know the man, authorities said.

Nobody was hurt in this incident and police said, there were so signs of forced entry into the residence.

Darrell Vernnon Randolph, 37, of Manassas was arrested and is being charged with burglary and assault and battery, police said.