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Police: Woman arrested for DUI bit officer


WOODBRDIGE, Va. (WUSA9) -- Prince William County police have arrested a woman who they say bit a police officer after she was pulled over for drinking and driving.

Twenty-nine-year-old Natasha Lynne Inderbitzin-Brooks of Washington, Va. is charged with assault & battery on a LEO, driving while intoxicated, resisting arrest, reckless driving, and unreasonable refusal.

On May 18, officers stopped a vehicle in the area of the Prince William Parkway and Hoadly Road for a traffic related offense. Police say the driver, identified as Inderbitzin-Brooks, was under the influence of alcohol.

Police say she initially resisted arrest but was detained. When officers were putting the woman in the backseat of a cruiser, she bit one of them in the arm, according to police. The officer sustained a minor injury.

Inderbitzin-Brooks is being held without bond. Her court date is June 18.

FOUND: Romeo Bell in Dumfries, Virginia


DUMFRIES, Va. (WUSA9) -- Prince William County police said Saturday they have found a missing 14-year-old male.

Romeo Antwan Bell, 14, was last seen on May 14 between 6:30 p.m. and 9 p.m. at a residence in the 16900 block of Monmouth Court.


Brothers arrested for sexually assaulting young girl


WOODBRIDGE, Va. (WUSA9) -- Prince William County police have arrested two brothers from Alexandria who they say sexually assaulted a young girl on more than one occasion.

Jose Delman Rivera, 35, has been charged with three counts of aggravated sexual battery and Jose Rolando Rivera Mendoza, 22, has been charged with rape.

Police say the two men sexually assaulted a female victim who was between seven and 12-years-old at the time of the assault. The assault was reported to have occurred between 2007 and 2010 at a residence in Woodbridge.

The men are known to the victim and were living with the victim at the time of the incidents, according to police.

Police began investigating the assault on May 8 and the two men were arrested on May 13. Both men are being held without bond.

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Police: Motorcyclist crashes into 2 parked cars, dies


WOODBRIDGE, Va. (WUSA9) -- Prince William County police have identified a man who died after a motorcycle crash on Sunday.

Forty-nine-year-old Miguel Fernando Capela was driving a 1999 Kawasaki ZX9R motorcycle in the 13900 block of Mathews Drive when it crashed.

Police say he was traveling at a high speed and crashed into two unoccupied, parked cars.

Capela was transported to an area hospital where he died. No other injuries were reported.

Police say Capela was wearing a helmet at the time of the crash. Alcohol and drugs are not factors.


Va. man arrested for abduction


WOODBRIDGE, Va. (WUSA9) -- A 29-year-old Virginia man has been arrested for abduction.

Police say they were called to a residence in the 1900 block of Gableridge Terrace in Woodbridge, Va. at 11:30 p.m. on May 5 to investigate an assault.

The victim, a 29-year-old woman from Alexandria, told police she went to meet the suspect, Kwadwo Aboagye, at his address in the area, according to officials. Once there, the two engaged in a verbal altercation before escalating to a physical assault.

Police say Aboagye ordered the victim into a bathtub where he proceeded to forcibly cut the victim's hair and clothing with a pair of scissors. The victim sustained deep cuts to her hands.

Aboagye is currently being held without bond.


Rescued animals up for adoption in Prince William County


MANASSAS, Va. (WUSA9) -- Rabbits, sheep, goats and a bull calf are available for adoption at the Prince William County Animal Shelter.

The animals were recovered from the Cross State's Stable in Bristow, where officials found several animals which appeared to be emaciated and in need of medical care.

Larry Dale Sams, 58 and Carolyn Mae Sams, 33 were arrested and charged with animal cruelty.

Animal control officers removed 59 animals from the property. Some of these animals had to be euthanized due to their poor condition of health. The rest of the animals are being cared for by the Animal Control staff.

Va. basketball coach accused of assaulting student


WOODBRIDGE, Va. (WUSA9) -- A Virginia high school basketball coach has been arrested for assaulting a student on school property, according to Prince William County police.

Donald Gallitz, a teacher and girls basketball coach at Forest Park High School, has been charged with three counts of assault and battery.

Investigation revealed that Gallitz assaulted a 17-year-old male student on more than one occasion on between November 2013 and January 2014, according to police. At the time of the incident, Gallitz was the victim's teacher.

The investigation was conducted jointly with Child Protective Services and Prince William County Schools.