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Victim flown to hospital after tractor-trailer crash


GAINESVILLE, Va. (WUSA9) -- One person was flown to the hospital after a serious crash involving a tractor-trailer on Route 29 in Prince William County Wednesday morning.

Police say a tractor-trailer and car were involved in the crash, which happened on Route 29 and Heathcote Boulevard around 6:22.

Route 29 is shut down in the area and traffic is being diverted onto I-66 or John Marshall.

The victim was flown to Fairfax Hospital. Police say his injuries appear to be non-life-threatening.

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Police: Va. man sexually assaulted missing girl


WOODBRIDGE, Va. (WUSA9) -- Prince William County police have arrested a man who they say sexually assaulted a 14-year-old girl who had been reported missing.

Twenty-year-old Christopher David Johnson of Woodbridge has been charged with carnal knowledge.

Officers responded to a residence in the 3000 block of Whitings Brigade Drive in an attempt to locate a missing juvenile, according to police.

Police say they found the juvenile, a 14-year-old girl, and Johnson at the residence. Investigation revealed that Johnson had sexually assaulted the girl.

He is being held without bond.

MISSING: Katelynn Storms, 13, from Woodbridge, Va.


WOODBRIDGE, Va. (WUSA9) -- Prince William County police need your help finding a missing 13-year-old girl.

Katelynn Elizabeth Storms was last seen Tuesday morning at her home in the 5000 block of Lynwood Drive in Woodbridge.

Katelynn is described as a white female, 5'4" tall, 125 pounds with long brown hair, blue eyes, and a scar on her neck. Police say she may be in possession of a black/turquoise backpack or an olive green duffle bag.

Police say Katelynn could be a danger to herself.

Anyone with information on her whereabouts is asked to call police at 703-792-6500.


Police: Man choked woman during argument, fled


WOODBRIDGE, Va. (WUSA9) -- Prince William County police have arrested a Virginia man who they say choked a woman after a verbal altercation.

Thirty-two-year-old Ismael Enrique Jimenez of Woodbridge has been charged with strangulation and domestic assault & battery for the incident.

On June 1 at 9:40 p.m., police were called to a home in the 3400 block of Longbow Court for an assault.

The victim, a 29-year-old woman, told police that she was involved in a verbal altercation with Jimenez when he choked her. Police say Jimenez left the home and was located later that evening.


Woman raped in her Woodbridge home, suspect sought


WOODBRIDGE, Va. (WUSA9) -- Prince William County police say a woman was raped in her apartment by an unknown intruder Wednesday morning.

Officials say it happened at 4:30 a.m. in the 13700 block of Keelingwood Circle in Woodbridge, Va. The victim, a 34-year-old woman, told police she was asleep in her residence when she awoke to an unknown man inside her bedroom.

The suspect was armed with a handgun and raped the victim before leaving the apartment, police say.

The woman's two children were inside, asleep at the apartment at the time of the incident, police say. They were unharmed.

Police say the apartment had no signs of forced entry, although the doors were locked.

"It's possible the suspect had a key. We don't know. We're looking into that," said First Sgt. Kim Chinn, spokesperson for the Prince William County Police Department.

Va. malicious wounding suspect sought


WOODBRIDGE, Va. (WUSA9) -- Prince William County police are looking for a man in connection with a domestic assault on Saturday.

Thirty-eight-year-old Donte Demetrius Lyons is wanted for a malicious wounding in the 5300 block of Satterfield Drive in Woodbridge on May 24.

A 17-year-old male victim told police that Lyons and a female resident were involved in a verbal altercation that escalated. Police say the teen tried to intervene after Lyons pulled out a pocket knife. The victim sustained a cut to his chest and was taken to an area hospital with non-life threatening injuries.

The accused left the area before the police arrived. Following the investigation, a warrant was obtained against Lyons.

Lyons is described as a black male, 5'8" tall, 120 pounds with a thin build, short black hair, brown eyes, and a goatee.


Man charged with murder for fatal stabbing in Va.


WOODBRIDGE, Va. (WUSA9) -- Prince William County police have arrested a man in connection with a fatal stabbing on May 23.

Nineteen-year-old Mykell Kyree Anderson has been charged with murder for the death of 22-year-old Lawa Weah of Dumfries.

On May 23rd at 1:09 p.m., officers responded to the 1900 block of Darlington Loop in Woodbridge to investigate a stabbing.

Officers arrived at the scene and found an adult man on the sidewalk suffering from a stab wound to the upper body. The victim, identified as Lawa Weah, was pronounced dead at the scene.

Police say the suspect fatally stabbed the victim after a verbal argument in front of the resident. The suspect and victim were known to one another.