Prince William County Police Department Incident Report
by Jonathan Perok,posted Feb 24 2014 2:15PM
Incidents and arrests released on: Monday, February 24, 2014
Murder Investigation – On February 21st at 8:59PM, officers responded to Platanillos Grocery and Jewelry located at 14342 Jefferson Davis Hwy in Woodbridge (22191) to investigate a shooting. Officers arrived at the business and located two adult female victims, both sustaining gunshot wounds to the upper body. One of the victims died at the scene while the second victim was transported to an area hospital with life threatening injuries. Witnesses reported to police that three males were seen entering the store followed by gunshots. The suspects immediately fled the business after the shooting, possibly on foot. Two additional people, a customer and another employee, were also inside the store at the time of the incident and were unharmed. No property or money was taken during the incident. The victims were both identified as employees of the business. A police K-9 was used to search for the suspects. Detectives from the Homicide Unit are actively investigating this incident as a murder. The initial report describing the suspects as black males has not been confirmed. The suspects can only be described as males, unknown race or age, all reportedly wearing dark clothing with their faces covered. The investigation continues. This is Prince William County’s first murder of 2014. Identified:
The deceased victim has been identified as Glenda Marisol COCA-ROMERO, 21, of Woodbridge
The second victim was identified as a 42 year old woman of Woodbridge
*Link to video surveillance of the incident.
[Available at our YouTube Page, www.youtube.com/PWCountyPolice]
Attempted Armed Robbery – On February 22nd at 9:25PM, officers responded to the 14100 block of Cuddy Lp in Woodbridge (22193) to investigate an attempted robbery. The victim, a 58 year old woman of Woodbridge, reported to police that she had just parked near her residence in the above area when she was approached by an unknown male juvenile. The juvenile was armed with a handgun and ordered the victim to the ground, demanding her purse. The victim screamed and a neighbor came outside to check. When confronted by the neighbor, the juvenile pulled the trigger on the gun before fleeing on a silver BMX style bicycle. No property was taken and no injuries were reported. The gun used in the incident is believed to have been a cap gun. Suspect Description:
Black male, between 10 & 13 years of age, 5’0” with a thin build, dark complexion, and black hair
Last seen wearing a gray hooded sweatshirt and dark colored jeans
Attempted Residential Burglary – On February 22nd at 11:52AM, officers responded to a residence located in the 4200 block of Granby Rd in Woodbridge (22193) to investigate a burglary in progress. The investigation revealed that an unknown male knocked on the front door of the residence at 11:45AM. The occupants of the residence did not answer the door and ultimately lost sight of the person. A short time later, the occupants heard what they believed to be glass breaking on a lower level of the residence. Police arrived and found a broken glass window in the rear of the residence. After the occupants exited, a police K9 was used to search the residence. No suspect was located and no entry was made into the home. The investigation continues. Suspect Description:
Black male, between 20 & 25 years of age, tall with a thin build
Last seen wearing a dark colored clothing and a baseball cap
Commercial Burglary – On February 22nd at 8:00AM, officers responded to the American Auto Salvage located at 14210 Jefferson Davis Hwy in Woodbridge (22191) to investigate a burglary. The business owner reported to police that two unknown men entered the business at approximately 12:45AM. There were no signs of forced entry. Entry appeared to have been made through an unsecured door. Miscellaneous tools, valued around $1,550, were reported missing. A description of the suspects was obtained from video surveillance. Suspect Descriptions:
Two white males, both between 30 & 35 years of age, with heavy builds
Last seen wearing hooded style sweatshirts with one carrying a light colored backpack with reflective tape
Commercial Burglary – On February 22nd at 7:46AM, officers responded to the Tackett’s Mill Car Wash located at 12831 Harbor Dr in Woodbridge (22192) to investigate a burglary. An employee of business reported to police that the burglary occurred between 8:00PM on February 21st and 7:20AM on February 22nd. Entry was made into the business by removing a piece of glass from one of the doors. A computer, valued around $7,900, and an undisclosed amount of US Currency were reported missing.
Commercial Burglary – On February 22nd at 3:25AM, officers responded to Cellular Sales of Virginia located at 16708 Jefferson Davis Hwy in Dumfries (22026) to investigate an alarm. Officers arrived at the business and discovered the front glass door was broken out. A police K-9 was used to check the business. No suspects were located. Two iPhones, valued around $300, were reported missing.
Residential Burglary – On February 22nd at 7:30AM, officers responded to a residence located in the 7800 block of Leroux Ln in Manassas (20112) to investigate a burglary. The homeowner reported to police that the burglary occurred between 11:59AM on February 21st and 7:00AM on February 22nd. Entry was made into an attached garage through an open door. Entry was not made into the main residence. Two bows, valued around $1250, were reported missing.
Commercial Burglary – On February 21st at 8:57AM, officers responded to United Auto Body located at 13304 Jefferson Davis Hwy in Woodbridge (22191) to investigate a burglary. An employee of the business reported to police that the burglary occurred between 7:00PM on February 20th and 8:00AM on February 21st. Entry was made into a fence lot of the business. Once inside, the suspect(s) removed catalytic converters from seven vehicles, totaling around $2,000. No descriptions were provided for the suspect(s).
Attempted Residential Burglary – On February 22nd at 11:37AM, officers responded to a residence located in the 3900 block of Forge Dr in Woodbridge (22193) to investigate an attempted burglary. The investigation revealed that an unknown man knocked on the front door of the residence around 10:00AM. The occupants of the residence did not answer the door. A short time later, the occupants observed the same man walk down the driveway and into the backyard where he attempted to gain entry through a secured rear door. The man fled the area on foot prior to police arrival. Entry was not made into the residence. Suspect Description:
Black male, between 30 & 35 years of age, 5’10”, 170lbs with thin build
Last seen wearing a black colored hoodie style sweatshirt, black pants and black and white sneakers
Attempted Residential Burglary – On February 22nd at 10:45AM, officers responded to a residence located in the 3400 block of Beaumont Rd in Woodbridge (22193) to investigate a burglary in progress. The homeowner reported to police that he was inside his home when he heard the sound of glass breaking in the basement. Upon checking the residence, the homeowner discovered an unknown person reaching through a window in an attempt to unlock it. The homeowner confronted the suspect who immediately fled on foot. No entry was made into the home and no property was reported missing. Suspect Description:
Black male, unknown age with thin build and a dark complexion – no further description
Last seen wearing a denim jacket, blue jeans, black hat, and a bandana covering his face
Aggravated Malicious Wounding – On February 22nd at 9:33AM, officers responded to a residence in the 1800 Beegee Ct in Woodbridge (22192) to investigate a stabbing. The victim, a 53 year old man of Woodbridge, reported to police that he was stabbed multiple times by the accused, a known acquaintance, while inside the home. After a struggle, the victim was able to get out of the residence and contact another resident of the home. The accused also left the residence but was a located a short distance away by police and was taken into custody without further incident. The victim was treated at area hospital for non-life threatening injures. The incident appeared to have stemmed from a Arrested on February 22nd:
Dell Denise WILLIAMS, 55, of the 1800 Beegee Ct in Woodbridge
Charged with aggravated malicious wounding, domestic assault & battery, and assault & battery
Court date: unavailable | Bond: held WITHOUT bond
Aggravated Malicious Wounding | Armed Robbery – On February 21st at 2:04AM, officers responded to the 7800 block of Centreville Rd in Manassas (20111) to investigate a stabbing. The victim, a 33 year old man of Springfield, reported to police that he was walking into the 7-11 located in the above area when he was grabbed by the accused, a known acquaintance. The accused attempted to grab the victim’s backpack which led to a struggle. During the encounter, the accused pulled out a pocket knife and began stabbing the victim. The accused took the backpack and fled the area. The victim was transported to an area hospital with non-life threatening injuries. Detectives from the Violent Crimes Unit identified the accused and obtained warrants. The accused was arrested later in the day without further incident. Arrested on February 21st:
David Anthony ZUPAN, 44, of no fixed address
Charged with aggravated malicious wounding and robbery
Court date: unavailable | Bond: held WITHOUT bond