Assault & Battery on a Law Enforcement Officer [LEO] – 1200 block of Easy St. in Woodbridge VA

On August 14 at 9:30 PM, officers responded to the 1200 block of Easy St. in Woodbridge (22191) to investigate a larceny. The investigation revealed an unknown man, later identified as the accused, was observed walking in the above area after leaving out of a storage trailer that did not belong to him. Upon checking the trailer, officers observed a hole was cut into the front of the trailer and the interior appeared to have been rummaged through. The owner responded to the location and reported power tools were missing. While investigating the incident, officers identified the accused and located him in a wooded area near the 13900 block of Richmond Hwy. Officers took the accused into custody and he was placed inside a police vehicle. At one point, the accused struck and then pushed an officer in order to flee the vehicle. After a short foot-pursuit, officers caught up to the accused who continued to actively resist and refused to follow the officer’s commands. After a brief struggle, the accused was taken into custody without further incident. Officers reported minor injuries. Following the investigation, the accused, identified as Kender Roberth VELASQUEZ, was arrested.

Arrested on August 14: [No Photo Available] Kender Roberth VELASQUEZ, 21, of 1332 E. Longview Dr. in Woodbridge Charged with possession of a controlled firearm, assault & battery on LEO, burglary, destruction of property, possession of a controlled substance, obstruction of justice Court Date: Pending | Bond: Unavailable

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