Anyone with information regarding Stafford offenses is encouraged to call the Stafford County Sheriff’s Office at (540) 658-4400 or Crime Solvers at (540) 659-2020. For Fredericksburg offenses call (540) 373-3122.
Drowsy driver leads police on brief chase
STAFFORD — Stafford Deputy Dimas Pinzon responded April 6 to a call about a motionless car in the southbound lane of Jefferson Davis Highway near Austin Park Lane in Stafford.
Nana Djobeng Yaw, 29, of Wayside Court in Stafford, was asleep at the wheel with his car still in drive.
Pinzon shook him awake but the driver sped off, according to a police report.
When he looked back to check for the deputy he ran into some trees, police said.
Yaw left the car but was apprehended quickly. Once in the cruiser, Yaw fell asleep again.
Yaw was charged with felony eluding, driving while intoxicated second offense, resisting arrest, refusal of a breath best, possession of a firearm by a convicted felon and driving on a revoked license.
He was incarcerated in the Rappahannock Regional Jail without bond.
Portsmouth men arrested for drugs
NORTH STAFFORD — Two Portsmouth men were arrested at a McDonald’s restaurant on Garrisonville Road on Sunday for possession of drugs, according to the Stafford County Sheriff’s Office.
Marlow Malone, 33, and De’Vonne Karim, 42, were each charged with possession of a schedule one narcotic with intent to sell. Malone was also charged with possession of marijuana.
Both men denied any knowledge of how the alleged heroin ended up in their car.
The McDonald’s the men were at is located at the corner of Garrisonville Road and Staffordboro Blvd.
Both were incarcerated in the Rappahannock Regional Jail.
Stabbing takes place in England Run
FALMOUTH — A juvenile was stabbed multiple times in the England Run subdivision of Stafford on Saturday, according to the Stafford County Sheriff’s Office.
A 17-year-old was detained for the assault, police said.
The victim was transported to Stafford Hospital for treatment of non-life-threatening stab wounds to his back and abdominal area, according to Stafford sheriff’s spokesman Bill Kennedy.
Deputies had reported to an address earlier in the subdivision regarding some noise outside.
A group there was asked to take the party inside and they did so without argument, Kennedy said.
Later, a call came in regarding the stabbing in the same area. An investigation led to the Taco Bell on Warrenton Road where the alleged offender was found and charged with aggravated malicious wounding.
Man charged for reckless driving, possession of marijuana
STAFFORD — A Stafford man was stopped after he sped through a stop sign and traveled north in the southbound lanes of Jefferson Davis Highway near Coal Landing Road, according to the Stafford County Sheriff’s Office.
Asiel Butler, 19, of Val Dosta Drive in Stafford, was charged with reckless driving and possession of marijuana with intent to distribute.
Deputies discovered several bags of the substance on Butler and in the car.
He was incarcerated on a $1,500 secure bond.
— Staff report