Local Leads: 6/21/11

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    The following stories have been hand-selected by the Assignment Desk at News4:

    POT AND FUNNY MONEY FOUND IN UNDERWEAR
    Fredericksburg.com: " A Fredericksburg man was packing a little more than deputies expected after he was arrested on firearm and other charges Friday night. About 10 p.m. Friday, Deputy J.E. Mains with the Stafford County Sheriff's Office spotted a blue Volvo on U.S. 17 with defective lights and noticed that it was being driven erratically, according to Maj. David Decatur. The deputy stopped the Volvo at the Sunoco station and convenience store just across the Falmouth Bridge in Fredericksburg."

    WOMAN BURNED OFFICERS FACE

    Insidenova.com: " Police have charged a Dale City woman with burning an officer’s face with a lit cigarette following a scuffle on Friday afternoon, police said. Animal control officers were trying to seize Porsche Yvette Bealle’s dog for an unknown reason about 4:30 p.m. in the 14800 block of Cloverdale Road when Bealle got angry and refused to hand over the dog, Prince William police spokesman Jonathan Perok said."

    GOATS VS. ALIENS: GOATS WON
    SOMDNEWS.COM: " It was billed as “Goats versus Aliens” at Historic St. Mary's City. But, really, it was really no contest. The goats won.Between June 11 and 13, a herd of 30 goats was brought in to the historic site in St. Mary's City to chew away a tangle of unwanted, non-native (alien) plants on an acre of property near the Woodland Indian Hamlet. The early 16th-century colonists wouldn't have seen those non-native plants there, and the powers-that-be at Historic St. Mary's City don't want visitors to see them either."