On July 15 at 12:30 PM, officers responded to the Red Roof Inn located at 17113 Dumfries Rd. in Dumfries (22026) to investigate a stolen vehicle. The investigation revealed the victim, a 25-year-old woman and an acquaintance, identified as the accused, were involved in a verbal altercation inside a room. During the encounter, the accused grabbed and scratched the victim before physically preventing her from leaving the room. Eventually, the victim was able to leave the room and got into a vehicle parked nearby. The accused followed the victim before getting inside the van where he then took her wallet before both parties went into the hotel lobby. While inside the lobby, the victim and the accused struggled over the vehicle keys before the accused took the keys and the victim’s wallet and fled in the vehicle. The victim reported minor injuries. While investigating the incident, officers determined the accused used the victim’s credit card without her permission at a nearby business. Following the investigation, officers obtained warrants for the accused, identified as Brenon Eugene NELSON. The accused was located later that evening and taken into custody without incident.
Arrested on July 15: Brenon Eugene NELSON, 32, of no fixed address Charged with 1 count of robbery, 1 count of abduction, 1 count of grand larceny, 1 count of domestic assault & battery, 1 count of credit card fraud, and 3 counts of credit card larceny Court Date: Pending | Bond: Unavailable