Prince William Police Beat: Christopher Alexander Venitez nabbed while trying to break into bedroom window

Crime Report

 

WOODBRIDGE, VA. — The Prince William County Police report the following incidents and arrests:

Armed Robberies – On August 8th at 11:20PM, officers responded to investigate a robbery which was reported to have occurred in the 12200 block of Allspice Ct in Woodbridge (22192) around 10:30PM. The victims, a 19 year old man of Stafford, a 19 year old man of Lorton and an 18 year old man of Alexandria, reported to police that they had just arrived in the area above to attend a party.

As the victims were approaching the home, they encountered three unknown men. One of the men displayed a handgun and demanded the victim’s property. During the encounter, the armed suspect struck one of the victims in the face with the handgun.

The suspects took a cell phone, wallet and an undisclosed amount of U.S. Currency from the victims before fleeing on foot. Minor injuries were reported.

While investigating the above incident, a separate victim approached an officer on an unrelated call to report a robbery in the same location that occurred around 10:45PM.

This victim, an 18 year old man of Woodbridge, reported to the officer that he was getting into his vehicle when he was approached by an unknown man who demanded the victim’s property. After taking the victim’s cell phone, the man pulled out a handgun and ordered the victim to leave the area. No injuries were reported. Detectives are investigating both incidents as being related. The investigation continues.

Suspect Descriptions: [1st Incident]

Black male, between 20 & 25 years of age, 6’2”, 160lbs with a thin build, dark complexion, black shoulder length dreadlocks and brown eyes – armed suspect

Last seen wearing a light colored shirt, blue jeans and tennis shoes

Black male, between 20 & 25 year of age, 160lbs with a thin build and short hair

Last seen wearing a dark colored shirt and blue jeans

Black male, between 20 & 25 years of age, 160lbs, with a thin build, dark complexion, long black hair and brown eyes

Last seen wearing a dark colored shirt and blue jeans

Suspect Description: [2nd Incident]

Black male, unknown age with dreadlocks – no further description

Last seen wearing a gray tank top, red shoes and red sweatpants

Aggravated Malicious Wounding – On August 9th at 10:42PM, officers responded to a residence located in the 10500 block of Deville Dr in Nokesville (20181) to investigate a domestic assault. The victim, a 35 year old woman of Nokesville, reported to police that she and the accused, a known acquaintance, were involved in a verbal altercation which escalated. During the encounter, the accused assaulted the victim, striking her to the head and body. The victim was able to get away from the accused and contact police. The accused fled the area prior to police arriving at the home. The victim was transported to an area hospital for treatment. Following the investigation, warrants were obtained against the accused.

Wanted: [DMV Photo]

Reeve Howard Helbert PWCP 081114

Reeve Howard Helbert PWCP 081114

Reeve Howard HELBERT, 35, of the 10500 block of Deville Dr in Nokesville

Described as a white male, 5’8”, 180lbs with a medium build, beard, short brown hair and brown eyes

Wanted for aggravated malicious wounding

Residential Burglary | Use of a Firearm in Commission of a Felony – On August 11th at 12:43AM, officers responded to a residence located in the 11400 block of Bacon Race Rd in Woodbridge (22192) to investigate a burglary in progress. The homeowner reported to police that three unknown men entered the residence through a rear basement door. Two of the men displayed handguns and demanded property from the six occupants of the home. The men fled the home as police were arriving in the area. No injuries were reported and no property was taken from the home. A police K-9 was used to search for the suspects. Detectives have determined that this incident is not random. The investigation continues.

Suspect Descriptions:

Black male, between 18 & 25 years of age, with a heavy build and beard

Last seen wearing a track suit

Black male, between 18 & 25 years of age, 5’3”

Last seen wearing a black t-shirt and ski mask

Black male, between 18 & 25 years of age, with a thin build and a large cross tattoo on his left forearm

Last seen a black tank top and red bandana

Residential Burglary | Use of a Firearm in Commission of a Felony – On August 9th at 11:53PM, officers responded to a residence located in the 14000 block of Golden Ct in Woodbridge (22193) to investigate a burglary in progress. The homeowner reported to police that he was having a small gathering at his residence when two unknown men entered the home through a rear unlocked door.

Once inside, the men displayed handguns and forced the homeowner and three other guests to an upstairs bedroom where they proceeded to search the room. During the encounter, one of the men assaulted a resident of the home by striking him with a handgun causing the weapon to discharge.

Following the altercation, the men fled the home. Minor injuries were reported as a result of the assault only. No property was taken from the home. Detectives have determined that this incident is not random. The investigation continues.

Suspect Descriptions:

Black male, unknown age, 6’2”, 230lbs with a muscular build, dark complexion and brown eyes

Last seen wearing a black hooded sweatshirt with a skull design on the front, a black mask with a skull on the front and dark colored pants

Black male, unknown age, 6’0”, 180lbs with a thin build, dark complexion, short black hair, brown eyes and a goatee

Last seen wearing a black NY Yankees hat, brown & white stripped polo shirt and black jeans

Residential Burglary – On August 8th at 12:37PM, officers responded to a residence located in the 3600 block of Forestdale Ace in Woodbridge (22193) to investigate a burglary. The homeowner reported to police that the burglary occurred between 10:45AM and 12:19PM. The investigation revealed that entry was made into the residence through a rear window which was broken out. Prescription medications and an undisclosed amount of U.S. Currency were reported missing.

Residential Burglary – On August 8th at 8:00AM, officers responded to an apartment located in the 10900 block of Wild Ginger Cir in Manassas (20109) to investigate a burglary. The resident of the apartment reported to police that the burglary occurred between 6:00PM on August 6th and 8:00AM on August 8th. The investigation revealed that there were no signs of forced entry into the home. A handgun, valued around $500, was reported missing.

**ARRESTS**

 

Darrell Vernon Randolph

Darrell Vernon Randolph

Residential Burglary | Assault & Battery – On August 9th at 4:46PM, officers responded to investigate an assault which was reported to have occurred at a residence located in the 8000 block of Community Dr in Manassas (20109) around 5:30AM. The victim, a 13 year old female juvenile, reported to police that she was sleeping when she woke to the accused touching her. The victim reported the incident to her mom later in the afternoon who contacted police. The accused is known to the victim. No injuries were reported and there were no signs of forced entry into the home. The accused was located by officers and detained without incident. Following the investigation, the accused was arrested.

Arrested on August 9th:

Darrell Vernnon RANDOLPH, 37, of 182 Cabbel Dr in Manassas

Charged with burglary and assault & battery

Court date: pending | Bond: held WITHOUT bond

 

William Christopher Milanowski

William Christopher Milanowski

Residential Burglary | Destruction of Property – On August 10th at 2:18AM, officers responded to a residence located in the 15000 block of Galapagos Pl in Woodbridge (22191) to investigate a burglary in progress. The homeowner reported to police that the accused, a known acquaintance, came to residence looking for another resident who resides at the home. At one point, the accused forced his way into the home and assaulted the homeowner. During the altercation, the accused damaged a wall and other property in the home. The two parties were eventually separated and the accused the home. Minor injuries were reported. Officers located the accused a short time later and arrested him without further incident.

Arrested on August 10th:

William Christopher MILANOWSKI, 28, of 222 Woodhill Dr, Apt. B in Glen Burnie, MD

Charged with burglary and destruction of property

Court date: pending | Bond: unavailable

Christopher Alexander Venitez PWPD 081114

Christopher Alexander Venitez PWPD 081114

 

Attempted Residential Burglary | Domestic Assault & Battery – On August 9th at 9:45PM, officers responded to a residence located in the 8000 block of Lyon Cir in Manassas (20109) to investigate a disorderly call. The homeowner reported to police that the accused, a known acquaintance, attempted to enter her residence after breaking a bedroom window. The accused did not enter the home and was apprehended by responding officers without further incident. While investigating this incident, the victim informed officers that the accused had assaulted her the night prior. Following the investigation, the accused was arrested.

Arrested on August 9th:

Christopher Alexander VENITEZ, 22, of 8989 Canon Ridge Dr in Manassas

Charged with burglary and domestic assault & battery

Court date: pending | Bond: $5,000 secured

Anyone with information regarding the incidents in this report is asked to call Crime Solvers at 703-670-3700 or 1-866-411-TIPS. You don’t have to give your name, just the information. You could earn up to a $1,000 cash reward.

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