On July 4 at 10:39 PM, officers responded to a residence located in the 13600 block of Lynn St. in Woodbridge (22191) to investigate a burglary-in-progress. Upon arriving at the residence, officers located the caller outside of the home. The caller reported to police the accused entered the home and when he brandished a firearm the caller fled the home. The investigation revealed the accused was known to the victim and had entered the home through an unsecured rear door. While inside the residence, the accused confronted a 19-year-old woman and the initial caller before pulling out a firearm in his waistband. When the caller fled the home, the accused physically prevented the female victim from leaving the residence. Eventually, the victim was able to separate from the accused and leave the home. A short time later, the accused exited the back door of the home where he was quickly taken into custody by officers without incident. The weapon used during the incident was recovered by officers and determined to be a BB gun. No injuries were reported. Following the investigation, the accused, identified as Courtney Lavonte ORANGE, was arrested.
Arrested on July 4: Courtney Lavonte ORANGE, 18, of 1421 Bayside Ave. in Woodbridge Charged with abduction and burglary Court Date: Pending | Bond: Held WITHOUT Bond