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Police: Woman with knife bit victim's leg

Police: Woman with knife bit victim's leg

MANASSAS, Va. (WUSA9) -- Prince William County police have arrested a woman who they say bit another woman's leg and pushed a police officer.

Bonnie Lu Jackson, 42, of Manassas, has been charged with attempted malicious wounding, assault & battery on a LEO, and domestic assault & battery.

On April 19 at 12:51 a.m., officers responded to the 7300 block of Castle Road to investigate a domestic disturbance. The victim, a 44-year-old woman, reported that she and Jackson were involved in a verbal altercation that had escalated, according to police.

Police say that Jackson assaulted the victim and bit her leg. At some time during the altercation, Jackson grabbed a knife and charged towards the victim. Another person was able to separate the two women.

MISSING: Anthony Calzada in Fort Washington, Md.

FORT WASHINGTON, Md. (WUSA9) -- Anthony Calzada has been missing from Fort Washington, Maryland since November 13, 2008.

He was born on September 16, 2004. He has black hair and brown eyes.

Anthony's photo is shown age-progressed to 8 years. He was allegedly abducted by his father, Freddy Calzada. A federal warrant for International Parental Kidnapping was issued for Freddy on July 1, 2010. They may have left the country and traveled to Bolivia.

If you have any information about Anthony please contact Prince George's County Police Department at 301-333-4000.

*All info from National Center for Missing & Exploited Children

Guardians of Rescue Begins Sting Investigations into Hazardous Internet Pet Sales

Guardians of Rescue Begins Sting Investigations into Hazardous Internet Pet Sales

As the world embraces the age of technology, everything is available online----including the sale of pets. Guardians of Rescue, a nationwide animal rescue organization, has stepped up to protect these poor animals from the cruelty of being bought and sold via the Internet. Guardians of Rescue is working with law enforcement in various states to try to reduce the amount of harm inflicted on these innocent dogs.

“Getting a new pet is always a big decision, and buying a dog you haven’t met in person is not smart,” says Dori Scofield, vice-president of Guardians of Rescue, an organization whose mission is to protect the well-being of all animals. “If you buy a dog through the Internet, you risk supporting puppy mill cruelty and being scammed out of your money. The Internet is also used by criminals to buy and sell fighting dogs, using certain understood language.”

If you looking to adopt a new dog, here are five tips to think about before you decide where to buy:



In support of Autism Awareness Month, Metropolitan School of the Arts is asking all of its studio students to ‘go blue’ now through April 30.  Students who wear blue during class, Monday through Friday in April, Metropolitan School of the Arts will donate $1 for each student that wears blue, per day. Go to www.metropolitanarts.org for a full schedule of classes and registration.

Metropolitan School of the Arts offers pre-professional dance, theatre, musical and vocal studio classes for youth and teens, as well as adult dance and fitness classes, including Metro Barre, yoga and Pilates.

Man killed in motorcycle vs. car crash identified

FORT WASHINGTON, Md. (WUSA9) -- Prince George's County Police have identified a man who was killed in a crash involving a car and a motorcycle in Fort Washington, Md. on Sunday night.

According to police, 32-year-old Michael Marquis of Clinton, Md. was driving a motorcycle in the 8400 block of Indian Head Highway when he was hit by a car. He was pronounced dead on scene.

Police say it appears that the driver of the car attempted to turn onto southbound Indian Head Highway from a parking lot while Marquis was traveling northbound on Indian Head Highway. His motorcycle struck the Hyundai as it was crossing the northbound lanes. Police say the car failed to yield the right-of-way to Marquis.

Two passengers in the Hyundai were transported to a hospital with minor injuries, say police.

Water main break in PG County

FORT WASHINGTON, Md. (WUSA9) -- Officials are working to repair a water main break in Fort Washington, Maryland.

The main break burst on the 200 block River Bend Road around 10 a.m. The Washington Subarban Sanitary Commision (WSSC) said they are on the look-out of the incident and decided to shutdown the road at 10 a.m. The WSSC Commuity Relations Department reported that the reason for the water main pipes to break were because of cold air and cold water correlation.

Officials estimate that it will take 4-6 hours before the issue is fixed. Around 12 addresses in the area have been affected by the water main break.