DIRTBAG ROUNDUP: Road Rage Wawa Warrior Larry Johnson Disarmed and Jailed in Slammer; Repeated violations for failing to register as Violent Sex Offender
STAFFORD, VA. – Road Rage with a gun is a special pastime of various dirtbags in the region and according to the Stafford County Sheriff, another alleged such dirtbag has been identified, caught and deposited in a jail cell pending trial.
Stafford County Sheriff David P. Decatur reports that a suspect who shot at a vehicle on Warrenton Road in Stafford County late on Dec. 28, 2019, has been arrested with the assistance of the Fauquier County Sheriff’s Office.
On December 28, 2019, at approximately 11:57 p.m., Deputy McAlister was on patrol in the area of 550 Celebrate Virginia Parkway when he observed a vehicle with several occupants approaching him. A passenger then exited the vehicle and made contact with the deputy.
The subject told the deputy that they were turning onto Celebrate Virginia Parkway from Warrenton Road when a dark-colored Chevrolet pickup truck drove alongside them. The driver of the pickup truck pointed a gun at their vehicle and fired a shot. He said the suspect vehicle then continued traveling northbound.
The victims further explained that they first made contact with the driver of the pickup truck at the Wawa on Warrenton Road. The victims said the pickup truck cut them off as they were exiting the parking lot and a brief verbal altercation ensued. The pickup truck then followed them out of the parking lot.
Deputies issued a “Be On the Lookout” notification to law enforcement in the area. Shortly thereafter, deputies with the Fauquier County Sheriff’s Office located the suspect vehicle traveling on Warrenton Road. The driver was detained and later positively identified by a witness and a victim as the suspect behind the shooting.
Larry Edward Johnson, 29, of Fredericksburg, Va., was taken into custody and incarcerated at Rappahannock Regional Jail without bond on charges of attempted aggravated malicious wounding, shooting from a vehicle to endanger persons and use of a firearm in the commission of a felony.
Johnson has a court date set in Stafford District Court on Feb. 6, 2020.
Virginia court records show that Johnson is a repeat offender for failing to register as a Violent Sex Offender and when arrested on June 5, 2018, and charged in Stafford County District Court, he was released on his own recognizance. On Nov. 9, 2018, he was scheduled to be sentenced. Court records show multiple arrests for failing to register as a violent sex offender dating back to 2009 with added charges of burglary, drugs, and DWI adding to his career scorecard.