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Gunman, Drug Dealers Arrested In I-395 Rush Hour Traffic Stop In Arlington: Police (VIDEO) Gunman, Drug Dealers Arrested In I-395 Rush Hour Traffic Stop In Arlington: Police (VIDEO)
Gunman, Drug Dealers Arrested In I-395 Rush Hour Traffic Stop In Arlington: Police (Video) Four people were arrested following a motor vehicle stop in rush hour traffic on I-395 in Arlington following a dispute, police said. Trouble unfolded just before 5:40 p.m. on May 2, when police were called to 24th Street S. at S. Kenmore Street on reports of a person with a gun, county police said. There, police learned a female victim and male suspect, later identified as Alphonso Page III, 34, of Alexandria, police said. Page and the female, who knew each other, were outside a residential building when they began arguing. Page lifted his shirt exposing what appeared t…
Homicide Indictments Handed Up To Ex-Warren County Deputies In Deadly Traffic Stop Homicide Indictments Handed Up To Ex-Warren County Deputies In Deadly Traffic Stop
Homicide Indictments Handed Up To Ex-Warren County Deputies In Deadly Traffic Stop A pair of former Warren County Sheriff's Office employees have been served with new indictments in connection with a deadly traffic stop in April 2022, Virginia State Police announced. On Monday, April 8, 2024, a Warren County grand jury handed up one felony count of homicide against Zachary A. Fadely, 31, of Shenandoah County, and one felony count of homicide against Tyler S. Poe, 27, of Warren County, police said. Both Fadely and Poe were deputies when they stopped a 77-year-old Gainesville driver for going 63 mph in a 55 mph zone on April 2, 2022 around 1:20 a.m., and assaulted him, acco…
Driver Who Wanted To 'Just Go Home' Busted With Stolen Gun During VA Traffic Stop: Sheriff Driver Who Wanted To 'Just Go Home' Busted With Stolen Gun During VA Traffic Stop: Sheriff
Driver Who Wanted To 'Just Go Home' Busted With Stolen Gun During VA Traffic Stop: Sheriff What started as a routine traffic stop in Stafford County landed a 19-year-old behind bars after an eagle-eyed sergeant spotted the driver acting suspiciously with the center console of his vehicle. Stafford resident Alijah Robinson Goodley was arrested following a search after being stopped on Monday morning because the registered owner has a suspended license, investigators say. Shortly before 1:45 a.m. on March 18, Goodley was traveling on Warrenton Road when he was stopped by the sergeant, though while speaking to him, he said that Goodley made several unusual movements in the area…
Unlicensed Maryland Driver Rams Virginia State Trooper 4X In High-Speed Pursuit: Cops Unlicensed Maryland Driver Rams Virginia State Trooper 4X In High-Speed Pursuit: Cops
Unlicensed Maryland Driver Rams Virginia State Trooper 4X In High-Speed Pursuit: Cops A Maryland man has been arrested for assaulting police in Virginia following a weekend pursuit, authorities said. Reggie P. White, 24, of College Park, sped away from a Virginia State Trooper initiating a traffic stop on Route 1 in Fairfax County at 3:40 a.m. Sunday, March 17, a State Police spokesman said.  Traveling in a stolen gray sedan, White rammed a state troop car twice approaching the Beltway then continued onto Interstate 495 westbound, according to VSP. There, White struck the same trooper’s vehicle a third time, and then onto Interstate 95 southbound, where the trooper…
BOLO Leads To Apprehension Of Two Wanted Men In Virginia: Sheriff BOLO Leads To Apprehension Of Two Wanted Men In Virginia: Sheriff
Bolo Leads To Apprehension Of Two Wanted Men In Virginia: Sheriff A driver who skipped out on a court appearance on Wednesday was arrested on the same day after being busted with drugs and a wanted man during a traffic stop in Stafford County. Officials say that a "Be On The Lookout" alert was issued on Wednesday afternoon for a maroon Dodge SUV that was connected to a series of thefts in Fairfax County and was believed to be driven by Matthew Stafford, 32, of Stafford, who was a wanted man who missed court earlier that day. Stafford was wanted in Fredericksburg for two counts of larceny and driving with a revoked license for a previous DUI. He's facing f…
Cocaine Found In Pile Of Kids' Clothing, Within Reach Of Children During Stafford Stop: Sheriff Cocaine Found In Pile Of Kids' Clothing, Within Reach Of Children During Stafford Stop: Sheriff
Cocaine Found In Pile Of Kids' Clothing, Within Reach Of Children During Stafford Stop: Sheriff A group of young children were "within arm's length" of cocaine stashed in a car that was uncovered during an otherwise routine traffic stop in Stafford County, officials say. Makayla Coffman, 26, is facing multiple felony charges after a traffic stop outside Walmart in Fredericksburg led to the recovery of controlled substances that were in the reach of a group of kids in her car. According to a spokesperson from the Stafford County Sheriff's Office, shortly after 1 p.m. on Thursday afternoon, Coffman was stopped at Walmart on Village Parkway, where deputies determined that she was driving…
Minibike Fails Rider In Race With Stafford Cops Minibike Fails Rider In Race With Stafford Cops
Minibike Fails Rider In Race With Stafford Cops A minibike operator who told police he fled a traffic stop because he thought he could get away, didn't, authorities in Stafford said. Stafford County Deputy AT Leckemby was heading east on Garrisonville Road near Onville Road when he noticed a minibike with no lights on it around 8:35 p.m. Nov. 23, the Stafford County sheriff's office said in a release. The operator, later identified as Gunther Raimund, 24, looked back at Leckemby when he initiated a traffic stop, then hit the gas, authorities said. Leckemby followed the minibike down Garrisonville Road, onto Richmond Highway, and in…
Fugitives Found With Drugs In Nighttime I-95 Stafford Stop: Cops Fugitives Found With Drugs In Nighttime I-95 Stafford Stop: Cops
Fugitives Found With Drugs In Nighttime I-95 Stafford Stop: Cops A pair of fugitives were found with drugs in a weekend traffic stop on I-95 in Northern Virginia. Deputies pulled over the vehicle driven by 42-year-old Leonard Braxton on the northbound side of the highway in Stafford around 11 p.m. on Nov. 4, after the driver changed lanes without signaling multiple times, Stafford County Sheriff David Decatur said. Braxton, of Richmond, was wanted out of Prince William, Lancaster, and Fairfax County, while his passenger, Monica Reed, was wanted out of Stafford, police said. A search of the vehicle turned up numerous drugs, Decatur said. Reed said t…
Police ID Motorcyclist Killed During Police Pursuit In Virginia Police ID Motorcyclist Killed During Police Pursuit In Virginia
Police ID Motorcyclist Killed During Police Pursuit In Virginia A motorcyclist died after refusing to stop for Virginia State Police troopers and crashing, authorities announced. Nicholas Thompson, 33, of Ashburn, was killed after attempting to evade a traffic stop while speeding away from troopers before he ultimately lost control and violently crashed. Police say that shortly after 1:45 p.m. on Friday, a trooper spotted Thompson cutting through an emergency vehicle crossover on Route 7 in Loudoun County, and when he caught up to him and attempted to stop him, Thompson refused and sped away down Route 7 into Clarke County. Thompson took his 2020 Suzuk…
VA Gunman Arrested Again 6 Days Later — This Time His Weapon Was Stolen: Cops VA Gunman Arrested Again 6 Days Later — This Time His Weapon Was Stolen: Cops
VA Gunman Arrested Again 6 Days Later — This Time His Weapon Was Stolen: Cops A loaded gun, a stolen gun, cash and drugs were seized from two men during a Virginia traffic stop, authorities said. Quamel Hawkins, 26, of Fredericksburg, was a passenger in the vehicle driven by Jaquan Mincy, 23, of Spotsylvania, when a Fredericksburg police officer stopped them on Tuesday, Sept. 26 on Fall Hill Avenue, FXB police said. After authorities noticed Hawkins reaching under his leg, they searched the vehicle and found a loaded 9mm Glock on Hawkins, Fredericksburg police said. Mincy, who arrested on Sept. 21 with possession of a concealed weapon, was found in possession o…
Spitting Mad Suspect Accused Of Kicking, Assaulting Officers In VA: Police Spitting Mad Suspect Accused Of Kicking, Assaulting Officers In VA: Police
Spitting Mad Suspect Accused Of Kicking, Assaulting Officers In VA: Police A South Carolina man did not go down quietly when police in Prince William County attempted to arrest him over what started as a relatively benign offense, authorities announced. Garville Ronardo Pyle, 22, of Myrtle Beach, made things worse for himself on Tuesday, June 18 during a routine traffic stop in Dumfries when it was determined his vehicle was unsafe to keep operating on an area highway. Officers stopped Pyle at approximately 10:45 a.m. on Tuesday morning in the area of Dumfries Road and I-95 due to the condition of the vehicle he was driving through the area. However, when he was …
AR-15 Reported Stolen Out Of VA Recovered From Wanted Man During Traffic Stop In MD: Police AR-15 Reported Stolen Out Of VA Recovered From Wanted Man During Traffic Stop In MD: Police
AR-15 Reported Stolen Out Of VA Recovered From Wanted Man During Traffic Stop In MD: Police A brother-sister duo who were known to police in Montgomery County were arrested along with two others on a host of charges stemming back to a traffic stop more than three months ago. The Montgomery County Department of Police announced the arrests of four people on Wednesday, May 24, following a lengthy investigation involving an AR-15 that was reportedly stolen out of Alexandria in Virginia. Humberto Guerra, Jr., 28, of Silver Spring, who had two outstanding warrants out for his arrest stemming from a traffic stop on Friday, Feb. 17, when the rifle was recovered, is in police custody aft…
Duo Caught With Stockpile Of Weapons In Dodge Charger During Stop In Stafford, Sheriff Says Duo Caught With Stockpile Of Weapons In Dodge Charger During Stop In Stafford, Sheriff Says
Duo Caught With Stockpile Of Weapons In Dodge Charger During Stop In Stafford, Sheriff Says Two suspects were apprehended in Stafford County after being busted by deputies with a cache of weapons inside a Dodge Charger on Saturday morning, the sheriff’s office announced. Alexandria resident Taiyon Jackson, 18, and 22-year-old Isaiah McDowell, of Woodbridge, are both facing multiple charges following an incident in Widewater on Saturday, Feb. 18. Officials say that shortly after 12:45 a.m. on Saturday morning, deputies were called to Norman Road when a homeowner reportedly approached a man in his yard who shining a flashlight. When the resident confronted the man, he brandished a…
Ex-Con Driving Around With Small Cache Of Weapons In VA Gets Seven Years In Prison Ex-Con Driving Around With Small Cache Of Weapons In VA Gets Seven Years In Prison
Ex-Con Driving Around With Small Cache Of Weapons In VA Gets Seven Years In Prison A convicted felon is heading back to prison after being caught with a veritable mobile cache of weapons in Virginia, federal officials announced. Richmond resident Marquis Bonhomme, 23, has been sentenced to 92 months in prison for the illegal possession of firearms, including a machine gun conversion device, and ammunition despite his status as an ex-con. Bonhomme was arrested in July 2021 by members of the Richmond Police Department during a traffic stop, during which it was determined that there were multiple warrants out for his arrest. There was also a firearm magazine in plain view,…
Stafford County Sheriff Deputy Injured By Woman Who Struck Patrol Vehicle, Escaped: Officials Stafford County Sheriff Deputy Injured By Woman Who Struck Patrol Vehicle, Escaped: Officials
Stafford County Sheriff Deputy Injured By Woman Who Struck Patrol Vehicle, Escaped: Officials A deputy with the Stafford County Sheriff's Office was hospitalized after being injured by a woman who struck a patrol car and fled, authorities said. It all began when police initiated a traffic stop on a speeding Nissan Altima near the intersection of Garrisonville Road and Eustace Road around 3:45 p.m. on Tuesday, Nov. 29. "As the deputy approached on foot, the driver struck the deputy with her car, hit his motorcycle, and struck another vehicle on the roadway," police said. The driver fled eastbound on Garrisonville Road and stopped near the 610 Car Wash, where she and an underage…
VA Man Found Guilty Of Murdering MA Native, Police Officer Katie Thyne: Report VA Man Found Guilty Of Murdering MA Native, Police Officer Katie Thyne: Report
VA Man Found Guilty Of Murdering MA Native, Police Officer Katie Thyne: Report A 41-year-old Virginia man has been found guilty killing of a police officer originally from Massachusetts during a traffic stop almost three years, Daily Press reports.  Vernon Green II, of Newport News, was found guilty of the second-degree murder of Newport News Police Officer Katherine "Katie" Thyne on Thursday, Nov. 17, the outlet reports.  The 24-year-old got stuck between the driver's door and frame of Green's car while officers tried pulling him out during a marijuana investigation on January 23, 2020, the outlet reports. Thyne died when the car crashed into a tree about a block a…
Standard Traffic Stop Turns Into Assault Of Police Officer In Stafford Standard Traffic Stop Turns Into Assault Of Police Officer In Stafford
Standard Traffic Stop Turns Into Assault Of Police Officer In Stafford A standard traffic stop by an officer turned into an assault incident in Stafford, police said.On August 14, at around 10 a.m., an officer saw a driver speeding at 62 mph in a 45 mph zone and initiated a traffic stop at the intersection of Port Aquia Drive, according to the Stafford County Sheriff's Office.Law enforcement asked for the driver's license and registration, but the driver refused multiple times, leading to his arrest, police reported. When the officer tried to get the driver, 30-year-old Dominique Santiful, out of his car to arrest him, Santiful resisted and smacked the officer'…
This Little Piggy Went All The Way To Jail In Stafford This Little Piggy Went All The Way To Jail In Stafford
This Little Piggy Went All The Way To Jail In Stafford A sheriff's deputy had a run-in with a road hog over the weekend during a traffic stop in Stafford County.  In a pun-filled hammy press release, The Stafford County Sheriff's Office detailed how a deputy rescued a pig on the Fourth of July. Deputy Connelly was in the middle of a traffic stop when the swine sallied up to him on U.S. 1 just after 6:30 a.m. The deputy teamed up with some people in the area to capture the pig using dog food as bait. They captured ham and brought him to justice — or at least the Stafford County Animal Shelter until its owner could pick up the pig.  Yo…