Updated 8 PM
November 10, 2015:
Further investigation has led to the arrest of the following individuals:
Averett (27 YOA)
1. Use of a firearm in the
commission of a felony
Stephen Dwayne Middleton Jr. (24 YOA)
Both subjects held at Adult Detention Center with no bond.
November 10, 2015
At approximately 1130 a.m., Manassas Park Police Officers responded to the area of Denver Drive and Tremont Street for a report of shots fired.
Subjects were reported to have fired several shots from a vehicle and fled the area traveling south on Denver Drive. The identity of possible suspects is unknown at this time.
Officers are on scene and the investigation is continuing. More information to be provided as it becomes available.
December 27, 2014
On December 27, 2013, at approximately 9:28 a.m., the City of Manassas Park Police Department received a 911 call about a male subject laying, on the street, in the 9400 block of Robin Lee Court. When police officers arrived on the scene, they discovered Michael Cole deceased near his residence. It was determined his death was a homicide. Neighbors, in the area, advised they heard gunshots in the early morning hours. City of Manassas Park Police Department Detectives continue working on leads with the assistance of federal and state law enforcement agencies. During the investigation, several pieces of evidence have been recovered and countless interviews of family members, friends of Michael Cole, and possible witnesses have been conducted. Detectives believe the suspect or suspects, involved in the death of Michael Cole, live in Virginia or have family in the area. Manassas Park Police Department received multiple tips and investigated each one. Some of the tips provided information that furthered the investigation while others were determined unreliable.
Although the Investigation continues, Michael Cole's homicide remains unsolved. The City of Manassas Park Police Department is asking for the communities help. The smallest piece of information whether you think it is relevant or not, may help investigators solve this case and bring closure to the Cole family. Anyone who may have seen or heard anything or witnessed any suspicious activity in the area is asked to contact Detective Loving or Detective Winston at 703-361-1136. Citizens of the surrounding counties are, also, asked to remember back to December 27, 2013. Something unusual, that might have occurred in your neighborhood, may now come to mind, as investigators believe the suspect or suspects possibly live in a surrounding county.
The Manassas City/City of Manassas Park Crime Solvers is offering a cash reward of up to $1,000 for information leading to an arrest in this case. In addition to Crime Solvers, the family of Michael Cole is offering a cash reward of up to $15,000 for any information that leads to an arrest and conviction in this case. Michael Cole leaves behind 2 small children, his parents, and sister.
Date of Release: 121014
Type of Offense: Grand Larceny
Date of Occurrence: 112314 1606 thru 120114 2000
Location: Euclid: Centreville Road (Speedy Green Car Wash)
Manager noticed a drop in the vending machine earnings. Employees have access into the machine. Surveillance videos to be provided for further investigation.
This flyer from Manassas Park Police Department in reference to the Homicide that occurred on Robin Lee Court, in Manassas Park, VA on December 27, 2013. Manassas Park Police Department is asking for the mediaís assistance to broadcasting/publishing this story requesting for help from the public. At this time there is no further information to release since the investigation is ongoing.
There is no known threat to the community and Manassas Park Police Department has stepped up our police presence, in the neighborhood, to diminish any worries.
The victim of the homicide has been identified as Michael Harmon Cole, 38 years of age.
Mr. Cole leaves behind two young children.
If anyone has information concerning his case, please call Manassas Park Police Department at 703-361-1136 or if you wish to remain anonymous please contact Crime Solvers at 703-330-0330.
Update 5:34 pm:
Death is now being investigated as a suspected homicide. Anyone with information is being asked to contact Detective Winston or Detective Loving at 703-361-1136.
At 0928 this morning, MPPD Emergency Communications Center received a call from PWCPD of a possible unattended death in the 9400 block of Robin Lee Court. Officers and Detectives are currently on the scene.
A deceased, male victim was located by responding patrol officers. The age and identity of the victim is not yet available.
Investigation is ongoing and in the early stages. Additional information will be provided as it becomes available.
At 0928 this morning, MPPD Emergency Communications Center received a call from PWCPD of a possible unattended death in the 9400 block of Robin Lee Court. Officers and Detectives are currently on the scene. Investigation is ongoing and in the early stages. Additional information will be provided as it becomes available.
MANASSAS PARK POLICE
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WHAT IS CRIME SOLVERS?
Crime Solvers is a community-oriented program involving citizens, the business community, news media, and the Manassas Park Police Department working together in the fight against crime. Crime Solvers will pay cash rewards for information leading to the arrest and indictment of any person or persons who commit crimes in the City of Manassas Park or to the capture of a wanted person.
Crime Solvers is not operated by the Manassas Park Police Department.
HOW DOES CRIME SOLVERS WORK?
Anyone with knowledge of a crime can call the tip line. Callers do not give their names or phone numbers, ("NO CALLER ID") and they never have to make a court appearance. When a call is received, a fact sheet is filled out which includes a brief summary of the information provided by the caller. The call taker then assigns a "caller number" to that person. That number is the only form of identification the caller will need for any further phone calls to Crime Solvers, and if and when a reward is paid to the caller. If the information provided results in an arrest and indictment, apprehension of a fugitive or the recovery of stolen property or illegal narcotics, a cash reward ranging between $50 to $1000 is paid to the caller.
WHERE DOES THE MONEY COME FROM?
Crime Solvers is a non-profit organization which relies solely on donations from local businesses and private citizens. No tax dollars are used for rewards. In short, Crime Solvers depends on you for the funds to pay those who provide the information that helps Crime Solvers fight crime!
DOES CRIME SOLVERS WORK?
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