News Flash Home
The original item was published from 10/28/2019 10:22:57 AM to 11/12/2019 12:00:04 AM.

News Flash

Purcellville News Flash

Posted on: October 28, 2019

[ARCHIVED] News Release - Police Report

PURCELLVILLE, Va. October 28, 2019 -

10/18/19           9:53 a.m.                     200 Block E. Main Street                                 Civil Matter

 The complainant reported her company provided services to a customer who them had a stop payment placed on the check.  The check issuer reported that the check was a deposit for services that were never rendered.  Both parties were advised that this was a civil matter.


10/18/19           4:50 p.m.                     1000 E. Main Street                            Drunk in Public

An officer on patrol noticed a lookout for a vehicle possibly being operated by an intoxicated driver. According to the reporting party, the driver exited the car and went into the Giant grocery store. The officer went into the Giant and located a patron at the customer service desk, who was slurring her speech and had an odor of alcoholic beverage about her person.   She was placed under arrest for being Drunk in Public and was transported to the adult detention center where she was held until she was sober. 

Arrested was:  Bari L. Pado-Williams, 52, of Purcellville, VA

10/18/19           5:00 p.m.         Maple Flats Terrace/River Bottom Square                  Possession of Marijuana


A group of middle school children playing volleyball found a bag containing suspected marijuana and drug paraphernalia in the grass near the volleyball court.  Police arrived and while investigating observed a car pull into the lot nearby and leave a few minutes later. The same vehicle returned shortly thereafter and the driver exited asking the officers if they saw a boy with curly hair.  She was unable to provide a name for the child.  Officers pulled away, parked around a corner and watch the same driver light up the area where the bag of drugs had been located originally.  The officer approached the subject who admitted that she was looking for the bag that the officers had in their possession.  A green leafy substance tested positive for marijuana.

Arrested and released on a summons was: Nadine Ayouch, 18, of Purcellville, VA

10/19/19            12:32 a.m.                   165 Purcellville Gateway                                  Suspicious Incident

An alert citizen observed two subjects in the back of the Chick Fil A restaurant loading bags into a car and driving away. Responding officers checked the building and found it to be locked. They spoke by phone with the owner of the restaurant, who reported that the subjects may have been floor cleaners. 


10/19/19           12:28 a.m.                    200 Block N. 21st Street                                    DUI 

An officer on patrol observed a car on W Main Street operating in a manner consistent with drunk driving.  The officer eventually stopped the vehicle and upon approach noticed the odor of alcoholic beverage emanating from the driver. The driver failed a battery of field sobriety and was arrested for DUI.

Arrested was: Bijan Keya, 23, of Ashburn, VA

10/19/19            2:59 p.m.                    340 N. Maple Avenue                                       Hit and Run                                   

The reporting party stated that he parked his vehicle in the parking lot of LVHS on 10-19-19 at 11:40 a.m. and returned at 2:58 p.m. and discovered damage on his vehicle. He also found a note left by a witness with basic suspect vehicle information, but no information from the striking vehicle.  The investigation is on-going.

If anyone has information regarding this case, they are asked to call Officer Hammond at 540-338-7422 x 128

10/19/19           5:02 p.m.                     600 Block E. Main Street                                DUI


An officer on patrol observed a vehicle being operated in an unsafe fashion consistent with drunk driving. Upon approach, the officer smelled both the odor of alcoholic beverage and marijuana wafting from the cab of the vehicle.  The driver, with slurred speech and bloodshot eyes, admitted to drinking but denied using or possessing marijuana. This was later debunked when a baggie of suspected marijuana was located in the vehicle.  Both the involved officers and suspect recognized each other from an encounter from the day before in which the suspect was arrested for being drunk in public. 

Field sobriety tests were conducted and failed and the suspect was arrested and charged with DUI, Unreasonable Refusal and Possession of Marijuana.

Arrested was:  Bari L. Pado-Williams, 52, of Purcellville, VA

10/21/19           2:40 p.m.                     125 Hirst Road                                    Domestic Situation                                  

An elderly female responded to the Police Station to report that she was assaulted, possibly by her husband. Her story was somewhat disjointed but the investigating officer was able to make contact with her son who reported that her mother suffers from dementia.  He responded from Ashburn and then officers responded to her residence in town and discovered that after returning from running errands, the female ran into her home, screamed an ran out the back door.   Medics responded to the police station and cleared her medically, adult protective services was contacted, with the knowledge of her family and her son returned her to her residence. 

10/21/19           8:25 p.m.                     36811 Alder School Road                                 Larceny 

A Woodgrove student reported parking his unlocked bike at the school at 8:20 a.m. and upon returning at 4:15 p.m. discovered that his bike was missing. After a thorough search of the area, he walked home. Armed with a description of the bike, officers returned to Woodgrove and found the bike in the general area where the complainant indicated he had parked it.  They returned the bike to the complainant, advising him to get a bike lock.

10/21/19           9:08 p.m.                    21st and W. Main Street                       Suspicious Vehicle                         

Based on a roll call lookout for a vehicle occupied by a wanted subject, officers observed that exact vehicle at 21st and West Main Street, occupied by two subjects.   While it turned out that the wanted subject was not in the car, the driver had a revoked license.   After being cited for the offense and while removing his property from the vehicle, the driver dropped a bag, exposing possible narcotics and drug paraphernalia.  The contents were submitted to the lab for testing and the investigation is on-going.

10/22/19           9:02 a.m.                     341 Maple Avenue                               Fraud


On 10-07-19, Loudoun Stairs received an e-mail from a known vendor asking for payment and requesting updated banking information. As this was an expected bill, the comptroller set up an ACH transaction for 10-15-19.  On 10-21-19, Loudoun Stairs received an e-mail from the same vendor reporting that their e-mail had been hacked and to immediately stop any payments.  By this point, the ACH transaction had already been processed.   Preliminary investigation revealed that the money was transferred to a location in Houston Texas.  The investigation is on-going.

10/24/19           8:17 a.m.                     600 Block of E Street                           Verbal Threats


A man who was in his room made threats to harm two juvenile relatives who were knocking on his door.  During the course of the investigation, officers determined that the subject was wanted on an outstanding warrant for failure to appear from Winchester, Virginia.

Arrested was:  Jerome Jayabalan, 18, of Purcellville, VA

10/24/19           8:18 p.m.                    700 Block E. Main Street                     DUID                          


An off-duty Purcellville officer observed a possible intoxicated driver.  The driver pulled into the Walgreens lot and struck a pillar.  Officers determined that the driver ingested an overabundance of legally obtained prescription medicine.  The driver was arrested and charged with Driving under the influence of drugs.

Arrested was:  Casey Collen Jones, 39, of Bluemont, VA


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-Enforcement



Reckless Driver


Suspicious Person/Vehicle/Event


Traffic Hazard


In addition, officers also conducted the following:

Building Check


Directed Patrol


Foot Patrol


Traffic Stops


Facebook Twitter Email