Two Arrested in Series of Northern Va Burglaries

| December 29, 2015 | 0 Comments | News
Photos of Leasana and Culbreath courtesy of Prince William Police Department.

Photos of Kai Lasana and Lea Marie Culbreath courtesy of Prince William Police Department.

Prince William County Property Crimes Detectives have charged two suspects in connection with a series of burglaries spanning several jurisdictions in Northern Virginia, including one Bristow business.

Police charged Kai Lansana, 25, of Chadds Landing Way in Manassas with four counts of burglary, one count of attempted burglary, three counts of grand larceny, one count of destruction of property and two counts of conspiracy to commit a felony

Police charged Lea Marie Culbreath,24, of 7617 Chadds Landing Way in Manassas with four counts of burglary, three counts of grand larceny, one count of destruction of property and two counts of conspiracy to commit a felony.

Both suspects face multiple charges in connection to over 20 burglaries that occurred in the counties of Prince William, Loudoun, Frederick, Stafford and Fairfax as well as in the Cities of Manassas, Fredericksburg and the Town of Leesburg.

Fosters Grill on Bristow Center Drive in Bristow is among one of the several businesses Lansana and Culbreath allegedly burglarized during their crime spree, which begin in August 2015 and continued throughout October in Prince William County.

In addition to Fosters, the businesses targeted in this series included: China King Buffet on Potomac Mills Road in Woodbridge; Teppanyaki Grill and Buffet on Shoppers Square in Manassas; Metro PCS Store on Shoppers Square in Manassas; and Hunan Garden on Hedges Run Drive in Woodbridge.

“In most of the cases, damage  was noted to the business and an undisclosed amount of money was reported missing,” said police spokesperson, Officer Nathan Probus. “Additional property including a laptop and cell phones were also reported missing,”

During the investigation, detectives from the Prince William County Police Department worked in coordination with the Loudoun County Sheriff’s Office, Stafford County’s Sheriff’s Office, The City of Manassas Police Department, Fairfax County Police Department, Frederick County Sheriff’s Office and the City of Fredericksburg Police Department. The investigation continues into the possibility of additional arrests and charges.

Bond is unavailable for Lansana and Culbreath. Their court date has been set for Jan. 13, 2016.

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