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Purcellville News Flash

Posted on: September 6, 2019

News Release - Police Report

PURCELLVILLE, Va. September 6, 2019 - 

08/31/2019    8:08 p.m.                         100 N. 23rd Street                                             DUI

An officer stopped a vehicle for speeding and upon contact with the driver noticed a strong odor of alcoholic beverage about his person.  The driver failed a battery of field sobriety tests.

Arrested was:  Vincent Rubino, 39, of Fort Lauderdale, FL


09/01/2019   12:35 a.m.            200 Block W. Main Street                                DUI/Refusal

Officers on patrol observed a vehicle stopped at a light with its driver apparently asleep at the wheel.  The driver awoke, moved the vehicle and committed several violations and indices of impaired driving.  The officers stopped the vehicle and made contact with the driver, noting an odor of alcoholic beverage about him.  The driver failed a battery of field sobriety tests

Arrested was Ryan Foley, 39, of Great Falls, Virginia

9/02/2019    4:41 p.m.               17000 Block of Pickwick Drive                         Domestic Dispute

Officers were dispatched for a report of disorderly conduct. Upon arrival, they discovered that the intoxicated owner of a residence broke a garage window with a hammer. This displeased the spouse who called the police.  No physical altercation took place and the parties separated for the evening.

09/04/2019   8:32 p.m.             341 E. Main                                                     Hit and Run/DUI 

Officers responded for a hit and run accident and learned that a witness followed the suspect vehicle to the area of Main and 20th Street.   Medics on the scene reported that the subject, who exhibited signs of intoxication, was being transported to INOVA hospital for the treatment of injuries sustained in the accident.  The subject admitted that he had been drinking and involved in an accident.   He refused to submit to a breath or blood test and was charged with DUI and Refusal.

Arrested was Ronald Sutton Jr., 59, of Fairfax, VA  


09/04/19    12:04 p.m.   341 Maple Avenue                                           On-Line Fraud

A subject reported that on August 19, 2019, she received an e-mail that she believed was from a fellow employee requesting that she update his direct deposit information.  She complied, but on August 29th, the employee reported that his paycheck had not been deposited.  A check with the bank revealed that the employee did not request this action and that the money was diverted.     The investigation is on-going.    


Officers also responded to the following complaints:

911 Hang up




Animal Complaint


Assist Fire/EMS


Automobile Crash


Check the Welfare


Civil Complaint


Disabled Vehicle




Domestic Disputes


Information Only


Juvenile Complaint


Parking Complaint


Reckless Driver


Suspicious Person/Vehicle/Event


Traffic Hazard


In addition, officers also conducted the following:

Building Check


Directed Patrol


Foot Patrol


Traffic Stops


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