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Police: Woman with knife bit victim's leg

Police: Woman with knife bit victim's leg


MANASSAS, Va. (WUSA9) -- Prince William County police have arrested a woman who they say bit another woman's leg and pushed a police officer.

Bonnie Lu Jackson, 42, of Manassas, has been charged with attempted malicious wounding, assault & battery on a LEO, and domestic assault & battery.

On April 19 at 12:51 a.m., officers responded to the 7300 block of Castle Road to investigate a domestic disturbance. The victim, a 44-year-old woman, reported that she and Jackson were involved in a verbal altercation that had escalated, according to police.

Police say that Jackson assaulted the victim and bit her leg. At some time during the altercation, Jackson grabbed a knife and charged towards the victim. Another person was able to separate the two women.

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April is Litter enforcement month in PWC

 PRINCE WILLIAM COUNTY, VIRGINIA . . . Did you know that dumping trash, companion animals and other stuff on a public roadway is a crime? Or that pitching lighted matches, cigarettes, cigars, etc., from your vehicle can result in a ticket? Did you know that it’s against the law to drive trucks and other vehicles that let contents drop, sift, leak or otherwise escape from them? These and many other litter and illegal dumping laws will be enforced throughout this month as Prince William County Police join law enforcement agencies throughout the metropolitan Washington region in observing Litter and Illegal Dumping Enforcement Month. This campaign is part of an effort to raise awareness of litter, illegal dumping and related crimes, as well as reduce litter by strictly enforcing existing laws.Officers will concentrate on litter laws, illegal dumping and unsecured truck load laws throughout the County.

MISSING: Dayana Agudelo-Gomez in Gaithersburg


GAITHERSBURG (WUSA9) -- Dayana Agudelo-Gomez has been missing from Gaithersburg, MD since March 15, 2014.

She was born on November 30, 1997, she stands 5'3" and weighs approximately 125 pounds.

She was last seen wearing a black jacket and blue jeans.

If you have any information about Samantha please contact the Montgomery County Police Department at 301-279-8000.

*All info from National Center for Missing & Exploited Children


MISSING: Ganigunt Aiemsakul in Gaithersburg


GAITHERSBURG, Md. (WUSA9) -- Ganignunt Aiemsakul has been missing from Gaithersburg, MD since March 6, 2002.

She was born on November 9, 1982, she stands 5'4" and weighs approximately 125 pounds.

If you have any information about Ganignunt please contact the Montgomery County Police Department at 301-840-2347.

*All info from National Center for Missing & Exploited Children


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MISSING: Emad Ben-Mrad in Gaithersburg


GAITHERSBURG, Md. (WUSA9) -- Emad Ben-Mrad has been missing from Gaithersburg, MD since April 9, 2000.

He was born on November 22, 1996. The photo attached is an age progressed photo. He has brown hair and brown eyes.

If you have any information about Ben-Mrad please contact the FBI of Maryland at 410-265-8080.

*All info from National Center for Missing & Exploited Children


Guardians of Rescue Begins Sting Investigations into Hazardous Internet Pet Sales

Guardians of Rescue Begins Sting Investigations into Hazardous Internet Pet Sales

As the world embraces the age of technology, everything is available online----including the sale of pets. Guardians of Rescue, a nationwide animal rescue organization, has stepped up to protect these poor animals from the cruelty of being bought and sold via the Internet. Guardians of Rescue is working with law enforcement in various states to try to reduce the amount of harm inflicted on these innocent dogs.

“Getting a new pet is always a big decision, and buying a dog you haven’t met in person is not smart,” says Dori Scofield, vice-president of Guardians of Rescue, an organization whose mission is to protect the well-being of all animals. “If you buy a dog through the Internet, you risk supporting puppy mill cruelty and being scammed out of your money. The Internet is also used by criminals to buy and sell fighting dogs, using certain understood language.”

If you looking to adopt a new dog, here are five tips to think about before you decide where to buy:

Gaithersburg among top retirement places


GAITHERSBURG, Md. (WUSA9) -- The City of Gaithersburg, Md. belongs to one of the top 25 best suburbs for retirement this year, according to Forbes.

There were no rankings associated with the list. The suburbs were just placed in alphabetical order.

In order to qualify, the suburbs had to be within 35 miles of a major city. Some of the other criteria that was looked included a median home value of $300,000 or less, a stable economy based on the unemployment rate and job growth rankings, an assessment of the state's tax climate for retirees, rates of serious crime, presence of hospitals and colleges, air quality, and access to mass transit.