Police briefs for Tuesday, July 15

Foot chase in Manassas ends with two arrests

Manassas City police arrested two men after a foot chase that began Friday morning with a traffic stop at the intersection of Main and Prince William streets in Manassas, Sgt. Bill Goodman, Manassas police spokesman said Tuesday.

Gordon Lawrence Tibbs, 22, of 9369 Taney Road was charged with obstruction of justice and possession of marijuana with intent to distribute.

He was treated and release from Prince William Hospital for abrasions suffered when he fell over at the end of a foot chase, police said.

His associate, Jesse Cleveland Hoeffer, 20, of 9435 Lanae Lane in Manassas Park was released on a summons. Hoeffer, who was driving the car police stopped, was charged with possession of marijuana and underage possession of alcohol.

Both men are due in court Aug. 28.

Man stabbed after fight at Woodbridge apartments

A 21-year-old man was stabbed in the back in the 1300 block of Longview Drive in Woodbridge at 10:20 p.m. Sunday following a fight that happened when someone was mean to his girlfriend, Prince William police said Tuesday.

Police are accusing Sean Michael Williams, 20, of 1374 Longview Drive, Apt. 2, of getting a knife and stabbing the victim in the back after the fight.

Just before the stabbing, Arthur Foss Jr., 18, of the same address threw a bottle at the 15-year-old girl, hitting her in the face, police said.

Both victims were treated and released from Potomac Hospital.

Each suspect is being held at the Prince William-Manassas regional jail without bond. They are due in court Sept. 9.

Four arrested by police after school vandalism

Four people were arrested following a vandalism incident at Bel Air Elementary School on Ferndale Road in Dale City at 7 p.m. Monday, Prince William police said Tuesday.

The 17-year-old driver of a red car got out and ran when stopped by police. He was charged with possession of cocaine, and had been wanted for possession of cocaine and violation of probation. A 16-year-old boy and two girls, also in the car, were released to their parents pending arrest petitions.

The 17-year-old is being held at the Prince William-Manassas Juvenile Detention Center.

Group causes damages to Lake Ridge home’s door

A group of people caused $100 worth of damage to the door on a home in the 12900 block of Lockleven Lane in Lake Ridge at 9:45 p.m. Sunday, when they banged on the door.

Two 20-year-old men answered the door and saw people standing in the yard.

Two men were on the porch, one with a baseball bat, police said. The victims closed the door.

The man with the bat is described as black, between 18 and 25 years old, 5 feet 10 inches tall and about 150 pounds. The man with him is described as white, between 18 and 25 years old, 5 feet 10 inches tall, and 180 pounds.

The group ran away as the police arrived.