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VIDEO: 2 Firearms, Magazine, Stolen Car Found In Arrest Of Teens At Springfield Mall, Cops Say VIDEO: 2 Firearms, Magazine, Stolen Car Found In Arrest Of Teens At Springfield Mall, Cops Say
Video: 2 Firearms, Magazine, Stolen Car Found In Arrest Of Teens At Springfield Mall, Cops Say Police in Virginia have released footage of the arrests of two Maryland men who they say were found with firearms, a magazine, a stolen vehicle and more at a local mall. Detectives spotted a car with a stolen license plate around 1 p.m. on June 6 at the Springfield Mall, Fairfax County police said.  Shopping center detectives were able to identify the occupants of the vehicle as Jordan Ewell and Khalil Harshaw, both 19, of Maryland, FCPD said. Video shared to X shows officers approaching the pair, and Harshaw initiating a foot pursuit. He didn't get far, as officers apprehended him se…
$120K In Medications Stolen By New York Trio Arrested At Burke Safeway, Police Say $120K In Medications Stolen By New York Trio Arrested At Burke Safeway, Police Say
$120K In Medications Stolen By New York Trio Arrested At Burke Safeway, Police Say Three New Yorkers have been arrested in a spree of over-the-counter medication thefts totaling $120,000 in Fairfax County, authorities said. In February, detectives with the Fairfax County Police Department a tip that an organized retail theft crew was targeting businesses that sold over-the-counter medications in the area. The crew was implicated in thefts totaling over $120,000 dating back to October 2022. Following a thorough investigation, detectives learned the crew had returned to Fairfax County and on May 18, found the trio at the Burke Centre Parkway Safeway store, county police sai…
VIDEO: Fair Oaks Bath & Body Works Thieves Arrested Following I-66 Pursuit, Cops Say VIDEO: Fair Oaks Bath & Body Works Thieves Arrested Following I-66 Pursuit, Cops Say
Video: Fair Oaks Bath & Body Works Thieves Arrested Following I-66 Pursuit, Cops Say Three Bath & Body Works thieves have been arrested following a pursuit on I-66, authorities said. Video shared by Dave Satter shows the end of the pursuit led by Tasha Easterling, 35, in which she, Michael Jones, 31, Shacota Brown, 28, were arrested just before 6 p.m. Thursday, May 23, who were identified by Fairfax County police. Police chase on I-66: If you are stuck on I-66E in Arlington this is why. @VSPPIO picked up a chase from @FairfaxCountyPD that ended with a couple of crashes near the N. Ohio Street overpass. Not certain yet what the person was wanted for. Looks like police…
One Dead In Double Shooting That Police Say Was Drug Deal Gone Bad In Centreville One Dead In Double Shooting That Police Say Was Drug Deal Gone Bad In Centreville
Centreville Shooting Fairfax County police have released preliminary information in a double shooting that left one person dead on Wednesday, May 15. Police were called to the 14600 of Route 29 in Centreville around 9:30 a.m. where they found one man dead with a gunshot wound and another seriously wounded, FCPD Capt. Kent Bailey said. Bailey said that the community is safe and that the incident preliminary seems to be the result of an illegal drug deal. This is a developing story. Check back for more.
Underwear Thieves Stole $24K Worth Of Merchandise During Crime Spree: Fairfax County Police Underwear Thieves Stole $24K Worth Of Merchandise During Crime Spree: Fairfax County Police
Feliz Perez, Jonathan Peralta Cabrera, Amauri Roman Sanabia Women's underwear was the main target of a retail theft crew in Fairfax County that was broken up this week, police say. New Jersey natives Feliz Perez, 57, Amauri Roman Sanabia Balbuena, 44, and Jonathan Peralta Cabrera, 38, of New York, are all facing multiple charges for a string of reported robberies, according to officials.  On Wednesday, detectives from the Fairfax County Police Department's Tysons Urban Team were alerted to a reported theft incident in the 1900 block of Chain Bridge Road in Tysons, where they located three men who were wanted for alleged larcenies in neighboring…
Ex-Deputy Assaulted Inmate In Fairfax County Jail, Police Say Ex-Deputy Assaulted Inmate In Fairfax County Jail, Police Say
Nicholas Nick Vaszil Arrest Fairfax County Sheriff A former Fairfax County Sheriff's Deputy has been arrested for assaulting an inmate in the county's adult detention center in January, police announced. Nicholas Vaszil, 28, of Annandale, was charged with simple assault after police said he assaulted the inmate in the jail's booking area on Jan. 1, at approximately 3:45 p.m., county police said. The Fairfax County Sheriff’s Office Internal Affairs notified FCPD two days later, and an investigation was subsequently launched, police said. No mugshot was available due to a summons releasable warrant. Vaszil’s employment with the Fairfax Count…
Abduction Charge For Baltimore Driver In Massive Springfield 'Street Takeover,' Cops Say Abduction Charge For Baltimore Driver In Massive Springfield 'Street Takeover,' Cops Say
Springfield Mixing Bowl Car Meet Arrests Police have announced the arrest of a Baltimore County driver in connection with a massive illegal car meetup where drivers antagonized officers in Fairfax County. Brandon Extecoc Santos, 20, of Parkville, was arrested on Friday, April 19, in connection with the "street takeover" Easter Sunday, Fairfax County police announced. Santos was charged with abduction, assault on a law enforcement officer, wearing a mask in public, and obstruction of justice. He was held in Baltimore County, Maryland pending extradition back to Fairfax County. Police did not detail his involvement in…
Creep Seeking Sex With Minor Makes 6th Arrest In Undercover Fairfax County Sting: Cops Creep Seeking Sex With Minor Makes 6th Arrest In Undercover Fairfax County Sting: Cops
Creep Seeking Sex With Minor Makes 6th Arrest In Undercover Fairfax County Sting: Cops A 26-year-old northern Virginia man has been arrested for trying to arrange sexual acts with a person whom he believed was a minor, authorities announced. Sattar Ahmed Khan was arrested at his Manassas home on Wednesday, April 17, by members of the Fairfax County Police Department's Child Exploitation Unit following their ongoing investigation in last month's traveler operation, police said. On April 3, police announced the arrests of five other men who came to Fairfax County looking for sex with a child they'd met online, but were instead greeted by police who swiftly took them into c…
3 Fairfax County Creeps Busted In Undercover Internet Sting: Loudoun Sheriff 3 Fairfax County Creeps Busted In Undercover Internet Sting: Loudoun Sheriff
3 Fairfax County Creeps Busted In Undercover Internet Sting: Loudoun Sheriff Six men who thought they were having sexual chats with children online were actually speaking with undercover detectives, authorities in Loudoun County announced. The arrests were the result of a week-long internet chat operation between the Loudoun County Sheriff’s Office (LCSO) and Northern Virginia—Washington DC Internet Crimes Against Children Task Force (NOVA-DC ICAC) during the week of April 8. All six adult males believed they were communicating with children under the age of 15 on a variety of chat and social media platforms, the county sheriff's office said. Those arrested in…
Chantilly Music Teacher Found With Child Porn, Probed For Sexual Relationship With Minor: Cops Chantilly Music Teacher Found With Child Porn, Probed For Sexual Relationship With Minor: Cops
Chantilly Music Teacher Found With Child Porn, Probed For Sexual Relationship With Minor: Cops A teacher from Virginia was found with child porn amid an investigation into a possible sexual relationship with a child, police said. William Riddell, 40, of Chantilly, was arrested in Kansas on March 30, the Fairfax County Police Department said. The investigation into Riddell began when detectives learned he may have had an inappropriate sexual relationship with a child in Fairfax County, police said. Riddell privately taught music in the Chantilly area and was employed with Loudoun County Public Schools between 2008 and 2013 as a part-time substitute teacher. In 2012, Riddell was a…
Police Helicopter Hones In On Gunman Shooting In, Out Of Reston Home: Cops Police Helicopter Hones In On Gunman Shooting In, Out Of Reston Home: Cops
Police Helicopter Hones In On Gunman Shooting In, Out Of Reston Home: Cops A 43-year-old Fairfax County man is in custody after he fired shots inside and outside of his own townhouse, police said. Mark Ellsbury was under the influence and shooting in and out of his townhouse on the 11900 block of Barrell Cooper Court in Reston when police were called to the scene around 1:35 a.m. Monday, April 8, according to Fairfax County police. As officers approached the townhouse, additional gunshots were heard causing officers to take cover and request additional resources. With the assistance of the FCPD's helicopter unit, officers saw Ellsbury outside his home holding a h…
Driver Charged For Fairfax County Crash That Killed 19-Year-Old Motorcyclist, Police Say Driver Charged For Fairfax County Crash That Killed 19-Year-Old Motorcyclist, Police Say
Driver Charged For Fatal Alejandro Portillo Crash In VA The driver responsible for causing a fatal crash that took the life of a beloved 19-year-old man riding his motorcycle in Fairfax County has been charged, according to police. Falls Church resident Jose Rigoberto Alvarenga Machado, 35, was arrested and charged in connection to the March crash in Bailey's Crossroads that resulted in the death of Alejandro Portillo.  Police say that at around 11:10 p.m. on Sunday, March 10, Portillo was riding his Yamaha motorcycle east on Leesburg Pike while Alvarenga Machado attempted to make a left turn in the area onto Glen Carlyn Drive, at which poi…
Wife Rats Out Husband In Deadly Shooting Of 37-Year-Old Man In Fairfax: Police Wife Rats Out Husband In Deadly Shooting Of 37-Year-Old Man In Fairfax: Police
Waisuddin Quraishi Murders Mohammad Zekria: Police A man is in custody following a fatal shooting that was reported by his wife after a domestic incident in Fairfax County overnight, according to police. Waisuddin Quraishi, 50, is facing murder and other charges in connection to the death of Mohammad Zekria, 37, in Fairfax, following an altercation in Mosby Woods. Police say that shortly after 8:30 p.m. on Friday, March 29, officers from the Fairfax County Police Department responded to a home in the 10400 block of Viera Lane, where there was a report of a possible shooting. While filing a domestic dispute report with members of the depart…
Gunman Who Killed 14-Year-Old Westfield High School Student Surrenders: Fairfax County Police Gunman Who Killed 14-Year-Old Westfield High School Student Surrenders: Fairfax County Police
Ismael Cruz-Delcid Arrested The gunman who shot and killed a 14-year-old earlier this week at a hotel near Dulles Airport has surrendered, authorities announced. Ismael Cruz-Delcid, 18, of Herndon, surrendered to authorities Thursday night, March 21 around 11 p.m., after his attorney called authorities and negotiated his arrest, police said in a press briefing Friday morning, March 22. Cruz-Delcid fired two rounds, which struck and killed a 14-year-old Westfield High School student on Wednesday, March 20 during a dispute in a hotel parking lot on Coppermine Road in McNair, according to police and district officia…
Third Home Invader Charged With Abduction During Violent Fairfax County Burglary (UPDATED) Third Home Invader Charged With Abduction During Violent Fairfax County Burglary (UPDATED)
Third Home Invader Charged With Abduction During Violent Fairfax County Burglary (Updated) A third person has been arrested for his alleged role in a home invasion in Fairfax County late last year during a violent robbery, police announced on Thursday. Cartier Wesley, 24, of Lorton, is the latest to be implicated in the crime that landed Elijah Thomas, 24, and Jaquan Ross, 32, behind bars for a December robbery in McLean. At around 5:45 a.m. on Monday, Nov. 27, officers from the Fairfax County Police Department were called to the 1300 block of Spring Hill Road, where three men reportedly forced their way into a home brandishing a gun and demanded money. According to a police spo…
Teen Killed During Hotel Fight Near Dulles Airport (UPDATE) Teen Killed During Hotel Fight Near Dulles Airport (UPDATE)
Teen Killed During Hotel Fight Near Dulles Airport (Update) Police have released additional details in a fight that turned deadly for one teenager in Fairfax County Wednesday, March 20. Officers responded to the 13000 block of Coppermine Road in McNair, up the road from Dulles Airport, around 3:30 p.m. on reports of shots fired, police said. UPDATE: Major Search Launched For Gunman, 18, In Deadly Shooting Near Dulles Airport On scene of a shooting in Fairfax County, where officers say a teenager was taken to the hospital with life-threatening injuries. 13000 blk Coppermine Rd in McNair, not far from Dulles Airport. Police still searchi…
Missing Teen Found In Home Of McLean Abductor Charged With Child Abuse Material: Police Missing Teen Found In Home Of McLean Abductor Charged With Child Abuse Material: Police
Missing Teen Found In Home Of McLean Abductor Charged With Child Abuse Material: Police A teen who has been housed in Virginia after going missing from New York has been reunited with her family, according to the Fairfax County Police Department. On Sunday, police say that detectives from the agency's Missing Person and Child Exploitation Unit were advised that a teen missing from New York may be in the county.  That tip led investigators to a home in the 7300 block of Sportsman Drive in McLean, where the minor was found with 20-year-old Muammer Steve Demir, who is accused of driving north in August last year and bringing the child back to Virginia. Demir was arrest…
Maryland Man Accused Of Violating Protective Order, Killing Ex In Fairfax County, Police Say Maryland Man Accused Of Violating Protective Order, Killing Ex In Fairfax County, Police Say
Maryland Man Accused Of Violating Protective Order, Killing Ex In Fairfax County, Police Say The Maryland man who shot and killed his ex-girlfriend during a domestic incident near her workplace has been taken into county in Prince George's County, according to the Fairfax County Police Department.  Tylen Jennings, 30, has been charged with murder and other offenses for his alleged role in the fatal shooting of Anesha Isaacs in Annandale, who died at the hospital after being found suffering from multiple gunshot wounds. Officers were called at around 4:45 p.m. to the 3200 block of Woodburn Road near the Inova Fairfax Medical Campus when Isaacs called to report that Jennings was…
Police ID Wrong-Way Driver Killed In Head-On Fairfax County Crash With Tesla Police ID Wrong-Way Driver Killed In Head-On Fairfax County Crash With Tesla
Police ID Wrong-Way Driver Killed In Head-On Fairfax County Crash With Tesla An 81-year-old man died after crashing his SUV while driving on the wrong side of the road in Fairfax County, according to police. Fairfax Station resident Sidney Brooks has been identified by investigators as the person who was killed after crashing his Chevy Trailblazer into a Tesla shortly after midnight on Thursday morning. Officers from the Fairfax County Police Department were called to the intersection of Fairfax County Parkway north of the intersection with Ox Road to investigate the two-vehicle crash. Police say that Brooks was traveling north on Fairfax County Parkway in the sout…
Heroic Neighbor Thwarts Burglary, Assault Of Woman In Woodlawn, Fairfax County Police Say Heroic Neighbor Thwarts Burglary, Assault Of Woman In Woodlawn, Fairfax County Police Say
Heroic Neighbor Thwarts Burglary, Assault Of Woman In Woodlawn, Fairfax County Police Say A Fairfax County man went above and beyond the call of duty to assist a neighbor who was being assaulted in her Fairfax County apartment during a burglary, police say. Alexandria resident Deon Omar Traynham, 32, was arrested on Wednesday after being interrupted by a neighbor when he broke into a woman's home and attacked her in the 4500 block of Colony Court in Woodlawn. Shortly before 5:45 p.m. on March 13, officers from the Fairfax County Police Department were called to the apartment to investigate a reported burglary in process involving Traynham and a woman who was home alone at t…
One Killed, One Hospitalized In Early Morning Fairfax County Crash, Police Say One Killed, One Hospitalized In Early Morning Fairfax County Crash, Police Say
One Killed, One Hospitalized In Early Morning Fairfax County Crash, Police Say One person was killed and a second hospitalized in Fairfax County following a two-vehicle crash, according to police. Officers were called to the scene of a collision shortly after 2 a.m. on Route 286 near Ox Road in Fairfax Station, where the crash was reported. According to the Fairfax County Police Department, the driver of one vehicle was pronounced dead at the  hospital, while the second was treated and evaluated for non-life-threatening injuries. The crash led to road closures in the area for several hours. It has since reopened.  The roadway is now open. Follow our blo…
Rifle-Wielding Man Surrenders After Seven-Hour Standoff With Police In Fairfax County Rifle-Wielding Man Surrenders After Seven-Hour Standoff With Police In Fairfax County
Rifle-Wielding Man Surrenders After Seven-Hour Standoff With Police In Fairfax County A wanted man is in custody after abducting and assaulting a woman before barricading himself inside a Fairfax County home for hours over the weekend, police say. Silvio Meza, Jr., 33, put police through their paces on Sunday afternoon during a standoff that lasted more than seven hours after an incident involving a woman he injured during an altercation. Shortly before 2:45 p.m. on March 10, officers from the Fairfax County Police Department were approached by a woman who had been assaulted by a man - later identified as Meza - who was inside a home in the 6700 block of Chestnut Avenue in M…
Hit-Run Driver Flees Scene Of Fatal Strike Involving Stolen Car In Fairfax. County, Police Say Hit-Run Driver Flees Scene Of Fatal Strike Involving Stolen Car In Fairfax. County, Police Say
Hit-Run Driver Flees Scene Of Fatal Strike Involving Stolen Car In Fairfax. County, Police Say A 63-year-old man was killed overnight by a hit-and-run driver in Fairfax County who was speeding in a stolen vehicle, police say. Shortly after 12:15 a.m. on Sunday morning, officers were searching in Hybla Valley for a vehicle that had been reported stolen on Saturday night from the 7900 block of Sausalito Place. The stolen 2015 Hyundai Sonata was spotted by an officer in the area of Buckman Road and Russell Road, and police say that when the driver spotted them, the car sped away. Officers did not pursue the stolen Hyundai. According to a spokesperson for the Fairfax County Police Depa…
Killer Who Hid Dead Landlady's Body For Weeks In Fairfax County Gets 25 Years In Prison Killer Who Hid Dead Landlady's Body For Weeks In Fairfax County Gets 25 Years In Prison
Killer Who Hid Dead Landlady's Body For Weeks In Fairfax County Gets 25 Years In Prison The Virginia man who killed his landlady and concealed her body in Fairfax County has been sentenced to decades in prison, Commonwealth's Attorney Steve Descano announced. Woodbridge resident Brian George Sayrs, Jr., 28, has been sentenced to 25 years in prison for the murder of 72-year-old Emily Lu in 2021. According to officials, Sayrs' total sentence is 40 years, with 17 years suspended, for murder, and two years for concealing a dead body. He was sentenced to 40 years, 17 of which are suspended, for the murder charge. He received two years for concealing a dead body. — Fairfax Count…
Annandale 4-Year-Old Who Died Had Drugs In System, Dad Charged: Police Annandale 4-Year-Old Who Died Had Drugs In System, Dad Charged: Police
Annandale 4-Year-Old Who Died Had Drugs In System, Dad Charged: Police A father has been arrested in Fairfax County in connection to the death of his 4-month-old son in Annandale, police announced. Last summer, first responders were called to the 4200 block of Americana Drive, where there were reports of an unresponsive infant who was being taken care of by his father, 37-year-old Shane Frye. The child was rushed to an area hospital, where he passed away. According to a spokesperson from the Fairfax County Police Department, officers investigating the incident found drug paraphernalia in plain sight inside the home, and it was later determined that there were…
Fairfax County Cold Case Killer ID'd: Sheriff Fairfax County Cold Case Killer ID'd: Sheriff
Fairfax County Cold Case Killer ID'd: Sheriff For nearly 40 years, Jacqueline Lard and Amy Baker's killer has remained a mystery. On Tuesday, March 5, 2024, authorities in Virginia announced a break in the cases. Elroy Harrison, 65, was identified as a suspect in both cases thanks to the relentless work of Stafford County Sheriff's Detective D.K. Wood, Sheriff David Decatur said. Jacqueline Lard was killed in 1986, and Amy Baker in 1989. Both were residents of Stafford, but Baker was returning from visiting family in Falls Church when she went missing. On March 4, Harrison was indicted by a Stafford County Grand Jury for the fir…
Great Falls Bank Robber Arrested In Montgomery County, Police Say Great Falls Bank Robber Arrested In Montgomery County, Police Say
Great Falls Bank Robber Arrested In Montgomery County, Police Say A police helicopter is being credited for helping investigators in Maryland apprehend a bank robber who held up a Wells Fargo in Virginia on Friday morning. Michael Allen Reid, 61, crossed over state lines from his Maryland home on March 1, when he walked into the bank branch on Walker Road in Great Falls, took out a gun, demanded cash, and fled in a vehicle. The bank robber in Fairfax County Fairfax County Police However, he was no match for the Fairfax County Police Department. Officers canvassed the area and spotted Reid's Acura blowing through a red light while speeding near I-495,…
Teen Driver Charged With Manslaughter, Maiming Months After Fatal Fairfax County Crash: Police Teen Driver Charged With Manslaughter, Maiming Months After Fatal Fairfax County Crash: Police
Teen Driver Charged With Manslaughter, Maiming Months After Fatal Fairfax County Crash: Police The teen driver who was behind the wheel during a fatal crash that left one dead and four hospitalized is facing maiming and manslaughter charges in Fairfax County, police say. Days before Thanksgiving last year, the driver, who was 17 at the time, was allegedly speeding and intoxicated when he was traveling south in a Lincoln Avitor on Shreve Road in Idylwood when he lost control. According to investigators from the Fairfax County Police Department, as he came to the top of a hill, the teen lost control of the SUV and smashed into a tree, sending the vehicle spinning, and ejecting fiv…
Great Falls Bank Robber Arrested In Montgomery County, Police Say Great Falls Bank Robber Arrested In Montgomery County, Police Say
Great Falls Bank Robber Arrested In Montgomery County, Police Say A person who robbed a bank in Virginia was taken into custody after crossing over state lines into Montgomery County, according to the Fairfax County Police Department. Officers were called shortly before 11 a.m. on Friday morning to Wells Fargo on Walker Road in Great Falls, where a man took out a gun, demanded cash, and left in a vehicle.  He didn't make it far. A spokesperson from the department confirmed that the bank robber was taken into custody with an assist from a police helicopter, quick-thinking officers, and backup from the Montgomery County Police Department. BANK ROB…
Bank Robber At Large After Targeting Wells Fargo In Burke, Police Say Bank Robber At Large After Targeting Wells Fargo In Burke, Police Say
Bank Robber At Large After Targeting Wells Fargo In Burke, Police Say Know anything?  The Fairfax County Police Department released a new surveillance photo of a wanted bank robber as they attempt to track down the man who targeted Wells Fargo in Burke on Wednesday morning. Police say that shortly after 9 a.m. on Feb. 28, a masked man wearing all black marched into the branch in the 8900 block of Burke Lake Road, approached a teller and demanded cash, though no weapon was displayed or implied during the threat. The teller complied, and the man took off on foot with an undisclosed amount of cash before getting into a black Hyundai sedan. No injuries wer…
Cycling Purse-Snatcher Arrested In Fairfax County: Police Cycling Purse-Snatcher Arrested In Fairfax County: Police
Cycling Purse-Snatcher Arrested In Fairfax County: Police A 20-year-old man has been arrested in connection with a string of robberies last month, Fairfax County police said. Adam Houmane, of Lake Barcroft, was riding a bicycle when he approached victims from behind and snatched purses four times in January, police said. In the Jan. 5 larceny, Houmane stole the victim’s purse then later used the victim’s credit cards, police said.  Detectives were able to identify the suspect through surveillance footage and obtained warrants for Theft of Credit Card and two counts of Credit Card Fraud. On Jan. 27, patrol officers arrested Houmane. He …