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Woodbridge Suspect Charged in Manassas Armed Burglary

The suspect was one of seven or eight suspects accused of entering a Manassas home, according to Prince William County Police.

Woodbridge Suspect Charged in Manassas Armed Burglary

Police have charged three suspects, including a Woodbridge man, in a Manassas armed burglary Feb. 20, Prince William County Police spokesperson Jonathan Perok said. 

Deondre Demond Lanier, 19, of Woodbridge, was charged with  burglaryconspiracy to commit a felonypossession of a stolen firearm, and  using a firearm in commission of a felony. His court date is April 17, and he is being held without bond.

Police initially responded to Margate Court in Manassas on Feb. 20 at 10:39 p.m. for a burglary in progress. 

"The homeowner reported to police that a group of seven or eight masked suspects forcibly entered the residence and stole several items including several laptops, two gaming consoles, an iPad and multiple pairs of shoes," Perok said. "One of the men was reportedly armed with a handgun. Three of the men fled the residence and got into a vehicle while the remaining suspects fled on foot."

Police found the vehicle matching that description near Dumfries Road and Purcell Road and arrested Lanier and two other occupants after a traffic stop. 

Khadrion Tavarie Gardner, 19, of Quantico was charged with burglary, conspiracy to commit a felony, possession of a stolen firearm, and using a firearm in commission of a felony. His court date is April 17, and he is being held without bond. 

A 16-year-old Dumfries male was charged with burglary, conspiracy to commit a felony, possession of a stolen firearm, and using a firearm in commission of a felony. His court date is April 17, and he is being held at the Juvenile Detention Center.

Robbery Unit detectives are still trying to identify the remaining four or five suspects. Perok said the incident doesn't seem to be random.

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