A 30-year-old Manassas man has been charged in connection with a Nov. 14 burglary at the ABC store at 8095 Sudley Road in Manassas.
Officers were called to an alarm activation at 4:41 a.m. that morning and arrived to find the front glass door shattered.
Video surveillance footage showed that the burglar used a chair from a nearby business to break the door to enter the ABC store, said Prince William County police spokeswoman Renee Carr. The burglar took multiple bottles of alcohol before fleeing on foot.
A police K-9 searched the area, but didn’t find anyone. Police later developed Walter David Varela, 30, of Garner Drive, as a suspect. He was already incarcerated on unrelated charges at the Prince William-Manassas regional jail and has now been charged with burglary, as well, said Prince William County police spokeswoman Renee Carr.
Valera is being held without bond.