The Waynesboro Police Department has apprehended the last two wanted suspects, James Henry Crawford III and Dale Sean Wright, in the Fairfax Hall home invasion robbery that occurred on October 10.
Sometime overnight, an anonymous tipster notified the Police Department that Crawford and Wright were at a residence in the 1400 block of Ohio Street. After surveillance of the residence corroborated the tipster’s information, the Police Department’s SWAT Team, armed with a search warrant, raided the residence at approximately 6:45 AM on today’s date. Wright and Crawford were caught sleeping at the time and were arrested without incident.
A large amount of suspected crack cocaine was found on both individuals therefore additional charges are pending.
Both individuals are being held without bond at MRRJ.
The Police Department does not anticipate any other individuals to be charged in the Fairfax Hall incident and is appreciative to the community for aiding in the arrest of the accused.
Previous Release – November 4, 2013
The Waynesboro Police Department has charged another woman for her involvement in the home invasion robbery. Candice Renea Robinson, 32 years old of Waynesboro, surrendered herself on Friday, November 1. She is being held without bond at MRRJ.
Crawford and Wright remain at large.
Previous Release – November 1, 2013
The Waynesboro Police Department has charged four individuals in last month’s home invasion armed robbery of three victims at Fairfax Hall. Of the four individuals implicated, two are in custody and two are still at large and considered armed and dangerous.
The Police Department holds six felonies for James Henry Crawford III, 24 years old of Staunton. They are robbery; use of a firearm in the commission of felony; possession of a firearm by a convicted felon; malicious wounding and two counts of discharging a firearm in an unoccupied dwelling. Also, the Police Department holds two felonies for Dale Sean Wright, 23 years old of Waynesboro. They are robbery and use of a firearm in the commission of a felony. Both Wright and Crawford are considered armed and dangerous.
On October 31, Randy Maceo Morings, 22 years old of Staunton, was served three felony warrants at Middle River Regional Jail where he is being held on an Augusta County drug charge. The Waynesboro charges are robbery; use of a firearm in the commission of a felony; possession of a firearm by a convicted felon. Also arrested yesterday was Tammy Ruleman Hall, 40 years old of Staunton, on one felony count of robbery. She is being held on bond at MRRJ.
Charges against additional suspects are pending.
Anyone with information on the whereabouts of Crawford and Wright is asked to call the Waynesboro Police Department at (540) 942-6675 or Central Shenandoah Crime Stoppers at 1(800)322-2017. Information given to Crime Stoppers may be given anonymously. Callers with information that lead to an arrest in this case are eligible for a cash reward of up to $1000.
Previous Release - October 11, 2013
The Waynesboro Police Department is investigating a home invasion armed robbery in which shots were fired. On October 10, 2013 at approximately 1:40 AM, officers responded to an apartment at Fairfax Hall, 1101 Reservoir Street, for a report of several masked subjects entering the building armed with weapons. When officers arrived, they spoke to three victims, a 60 year old Waynesboro man, a 41 year old Waynesboro man and a 38 year old Richmond man.
All of the men indicated that at least three masked men with guns entered the complex when a one of the victims opened the door for a female friend. As soon as they entered, the assailants forced all three victims on the floor and robbed them of cash and other valuables estimated at $550. During the course of the robbery, the subjects fired at least two shots. Other than the 38 year old victim receiving minor lacerations, there were no injuries.
Suspect #1 is described as Suspect #2 is described as
Tall & slender Stocky build
Light skinned Dark skinned
No description of the third suspect is available but all were wearing face coverings that resembled ski masks. The Police Department is not treating this as a random incident and believes the victims were targeted.
Anyone with information is asked to call the Waynesboro Police Department at (540) 942-6675 or Central Shenandoah Crime Stoppers at 1(800)322-2017. Information given to Crime Stoppers may be given anonymously. Callers with information that lead to an arrest in this case are eligible for a cash reward of up to $1000.
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