• Quarry Road, 01/29. Vandalism of mailbox reported. There are no suspects at this time.
  • 300 block of Chivalry Way, 01/29. Victim reported vandalism of vehicle after noticing one of the tires had been slashed. The investigation is ongoing.


784 Kings Highway, 01/29, 7:44 p.m. A suspect identified as Michael Fauntleroy, 50, of Fredericksburg was arrested following a disturbance at cold weather shelter. Upon arrival, Deputy Kellogg made contact with the suspect who was standing outside the shelter in front of a group of people. The suspect had slurred speech and the deputy detected a strong odor of an alcoholic beverage emanating from his person. Deputies attempted to take the suspect into custody, but the suspect resisted arrest by refusing to comply with the deputies’ commands or put his hands behind his back. Once in custody, a search of the suspect’s person yielded a substance consistent with marijuana. The suspect also repeatedly shouted obscene names at the deputies and threatened them. The suspect was incarcerated at Rappahannock Regional Jail on charges of attempted assault on law enforcement, resisting arrest, obstruction of justice, possession of marijuana, and public intoxication.


  • 125 Washington Square Plaza, 01/29. Vehicle struck by another vehicle while traveling east on Kings Highway, resulting in damage to the driver’s side door of the victim’s vehicle. The suspect vehicle sped off and failed to stop following the accident. The investigation is ongoing.


Warrenton Road and Burton Loop, 01/29, 4:25 p.m. Suspect arrested for DUI and other charges. On that date, Deputy Gale responded to complaints of a drunk driver. A witness observed the suspect vehicle driving all over the roadway. At one point, it almost struck the witness’s vehicle. The witness also saw the driver throw what she believed to be a beer bottle out the window. The deputy located the suspect vehicle driving northbound on Warrenton Road without headlights on despite the rain and snow. The deputy conducted a traffic stop and made contact with the driver who was identified as Jorge Salas Arias, 41, of Fredericksburg. The driver had bloodshot, glassy eyes and the deputy detected the odor of an alcoholic beverage emanating from his person. Field sobriety tests were subsequently conducted. The suspect was taken into custody and incarcerated at Rappahannock Regional Jail without bond on charges of driving under the influence, littering, driving without a valid license, and traffic violations.

This report does not encompass all of the reported crimes that may have occurred in the county, but only those noted for media interest. Anyone with information regarding the incidents listed in this report is asked to contact the Stafford County Sheriff’s Office at (540) 658-4400.


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