MONDAY, JUNE 16, 2014
300 block Forest Village, 6/15 5:25 a.m. Police responded for two male subjects who had
reportedly shot each other inside an apartment. When officers arrived on the scene, both victims
had been transported to Mary Washington Hospital by private vehicle.
The investigation revealed that one man was inside the apartment with the female resident when
the second man arrived. The first man was shot in the head, but his injury was non-fatal and he
was released from the hospital after a few hours.
The second man was shot in the upper thigh. His injury required surgery but it is not believed to
The weapon used by the second man was recovered by a Fredericksburg Police K-9 who
discovered it after tracking to an area not far from the apartment complex.
The weapon used by the first suspect was recovered at a home in Spotsylvania County. It was
determined during the investigation that the female resident took the weapon away from the
crime scene after the shooting.
The first suspect, Charles Lewis, 25, of Richmond was arrested and charged with aggravated
malicious wounding, shooting into an occupied dwelling, possession of a firearm during the
commission of a violent felony, and possession of a firearm by a convicted felon. Lewis was
incarcerated at the Rappahannock Regional Jail under no bond.
The second suspect, Antonio Perkins, 26, of Fredericksburg faces the same charges as Lewis
upon his release from the hospital.
The female, Lolita Slaughter, 25 was arrested for obstruction of justice and as an accessory after
the fact for malicious wounding. Slaughter was also incarcerated at the Rappahannock Regional
Jail. The investigation is ongoing.
1000 block Bakersfield Ln, 6/13 9:40 p.m. A resident reported that he was returning to his house
from walking his dog when he saw a white male in his late teens rummaging around in the back
seat of his car. The resident confronted the male and the suspect turned around, dropping a box
of ammunition that he had taken from the vehicle. The suspect then ran from the scene and the
vehicle owner chased him on foot. At one point during the chase, the vehicle owner took out his
handgun and deliberately fired it into the ground. The suspect continued to flee and he has not
been identified. The vehicle owner, Cesar Covarrubias, 28, was arrested for reckless handling of a firearm and discharging a firearm within the city limits. Covarrubias was incarcerated at the
Rappahannock Regional Jail under a $2500 bond and his weapon was seized for evidence.
1800 block Princess Anne St, 6/14 11:00 p.m. A 52-year-old city resident reported that he was
walking home when an unknown male rode past him on a bicycle and struck him in the face with
a piece of lumber. The victim was found by bystanders on the ground, and he had a large gash
over one eye and abrasions on his arms and legs that were consistent with him landing forcefully
on the pavement. He was transported by ambulance to Mary Washington Hospital for treatment
of his injuries. The victim was unable to describe his assailant. The investigation is ongoing.
900 block Sylvania Ave, 6/12 – 6/13 8:30 a.m. A resident reported that an unknown person stole
a pair of binoculars and some loose change from his unlocked vehicle. No suspects or witnesses
at this time.
Wash and Fold, 503 Jefferson Davis Hwy, 6/13 10:40 a.m. A patron reported that an unknown
person stole a $5 bill that she had set down while attending to her laundry. No suspects or
witnesses at this time.
Cowboy Jack’s, 2312 Plank Rd, 6/13 10:00 a.m. – 2:50 p.m. An employee reported that an
unknown person broke a window on her vehicle and stole her purse and wallet from inside. No
suspects or witnesses at this time.
1300 block Caroline St, 6/13 – 6/14 7:00 p.m. A resident reported that an unknown person stole
a lawn ornament from her yard. No suspects or witnesses at this time.
1700 block Franklin St, 6/15 5:30 a.m. A city resident saw two black males rummaging through
two bags near Cossey Pond. The two males fled from the scene on bicycles and they left the
bags behind, so the concerned citizen picked them up and called police. It was discovered that
the bags had been stolen from a vehicle on Franklin Street, but all the contents were intact and
returned to their owner. The investigation is ongoing.
Plumb Magic, 1217 Lafayette Blvd, 6/14 – 6/15 9:00 a.m. The business owner reported that an
unknown person broke a window on an employee’s vehicle and stole the GPS from inside the
car. No suspects or witnesses at this time.
1400 block Littlepage St, 6/14 – 6/15 11:00 a.m. A resident reported that an unknown person
stole a basket of change from her unlocked vehicle. No suspects or witnesses at this time.
900 block Brompton St, 6/14 – 6/15 3:30 p.m. A resident reported that unknown persons stole
two bicycles from the side of her house. One of the bikes was later recovered in the 1400 block
of Franklin Street. No suspects or witnesses at this time.
Funland, 1351 Central Park Blvd, 6/15 6:30 p.m. A patron reported that an unknown person
stole his cell phone. No suspects or witnesses at this time.
500 block Hanover St, 6/12 – 6/13 8:00 a.m. The president of Tree Fredericksburg reported that
unknown persons damaged or destroyed several trees on Hanover and Princess Anne Streets. No
suspects or witnesses at this time.
300 block Gates St, 6/14 11:15 p.m. Police responded for a fight involving a large group of
people but the participants had left the scene prior to police arrival. One resident reported that
both front windows on her vehicle were smashed out during the altercation. The investigation is
1400 block Franklin St, 6/12 – 6/13 8:50 a.m. A resident reported that an unknown person
entered both her vehicles and rummaged through the contents of the glove boxes and consoles.
No suspects or witnesses at this time.
Roy Bogart, 40, of Spotsylvania was arrested for DUI in the 1600 block of Jefferson Davis
William Dowling, 43, of Locust Grove was arrested for trespassing.
Michael Moench, 36, of Spotsylvania was arrested for shoplifting from CVS.
Ryan Shuemaker, 20, of Spotsylvania was arrested for shoplifting from Walmart.
Ashley Crawford, 25, of no fixed address was arrested for possession of schedule III narcotics
and on warrants from Spotsylvania County charging her with failure to appear in court.
Jerome Blake, 27, of North Port, Florida was arrested for assault and public intoxication.
Stephon Wilkins-Booker, 24, of Fredericksburg was arrested for possession of marijuana. Scott McElheny, 19, of Fredericksburg was arrested for disorderly conduct.
Robert Baker, 63, of no fixed address was arrested for trespassing.
Christopher Smith, 18, of Stafford was arrested for shoplifting from the Amaret Street 7-Eleven.