On April 19 at 3:45AM, officers responded to a residence located in the 7600 block of Mangione Ct. in Manassas (20109) to investigate a domestic-in-progress. Upon arriving at the residence, officers located the victim, a 22- year-old woman, who was suffering from a laceration to her head. Rescue personnel arrived and transported the victim to an area hospital where her injuries were determined to be non-life-threatening. The investigation revealed that the victim and an acquaintance, identified as the accused, were involved in a verbal altercation that escalated. During the encounter, the accused headbutted the victim before grabbing her throat. The parties temporarily separated. When the victim retrieved her phone, the accused grabbed the phone preventing her from contacting the police. The parties eventually separated, and the accused fled the residence prior to police arriving in the area. While canvassing the area, officers located the accused, identified as Eugene Curtis ELLIS, where he was arrested without incident.
Arrested on April 19: [No Photo Available] Eugene Curtis ELLIS, 31, of 137 Oak Dr. in Stafford Charged with malicious wounding, strangulation, and preventing the summoning of law enforcement Court Date: Pending | Bond: Held WITHOUT Bond