Waynesboro Police seek Afton woman on felony abduction count

Allman, Whitney ReneeThe Waynesboro Police Department is requesting information on the whereabouts of Whitney Renee Allman, 22 years old, of Afton.

She is wanted on one felony count of abduction.  Allman was involved in an armed confrontation on December 22, 2014 at the Shell Station, 301 E Broad Street (Broad St & Charlotte Ave).  Her accomplice, Maximiliano Martinez-Cruz, is in custody.

Anyone with information of Allman’s location is asked to call the Waynesboro Police Department at (540) 942-6675 or Central Shenandoah Crime Stoppers at 1(800)322-2017.

Information given to Crime Stoppers may be given anonymously.  Callers with information that lead to her arrest in this case are eligible for a cash reward.

 

Previous story on the case: Dec. 23, 2014 A Waynesboro man wanted by police on three Waynesboro felony warrants was arrested on December 22, 2014 after threatening a 23 year old Grottoes man with a gun at the Shell Station at E. Broad Street and Charlotte Ave., and forcing him to drive to another location.

The victim called 911 while driving to the Wal-Mart as the suspect followed him after brandishing a handgun and first demanding that he exit the car. The victim was able to convince the assailant to allow him to go to Wal-Mart where it would be better light and more people.

The suspect continued to follow the victim as they neared the Wal-Mart area until the appoach of responding officers caused him to flee via west bound I-64.

A short time later the suspect’s abandoned vehicle was found at mile marker 93 on I-64 by Virginia State Police and assistance was requested from the Augusta County Sheriff’s Department K-9 teams in an attempt to track the individual.

The track was ultimately unsuccessful but information led officers to the Emergency Department at Augusta Health in Fishersville. Hospital Security was notified of the possible presence of the armed fugitive and were provided a discription of him. The Emergency Department was locked down and arriving Waynesboro officers found the suspect sitting near the security desk. He was given commands, ultimately complied, and was taken into custody. Upon a search of his person incident to arrest a 380 semi-automatic pistol was recovered as well as suspected methamphetamine.


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