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Fairfax County sheriff's deputy charged with sexually assaulting inmate
FAIRFAX, Va.- A Fairfax County sheriff’s deputy is in jail without bond after he was accused of sexually assaulting an inmate at the Fairfax County Alternative Incarceration Center.Investigators say the victim contacted the Sheriff’s Office Internal Affairs Bureau in August 2017, saying she had been
Dead Roaches Among 20 Violations: Manassas Restaurant Inspections
MANASSAS, VA—Prince William Health District officials recently inspected food preparation and storage in the area. Full reports can be accessed on thehealth department's website. "In our experience, it is unrealistic to expect that a complex, full-service food operation can routinely avoid any viola
Judge sentences Bernard Duse to life in prison for 2017 CVS murder
Bernard Duse, who is on trial for the July 2017 shooting death of Warrenton CVS store manager Rex Olsen, is led out of the Fauquier County courthouse Wednesday.Leland Schwartz
Boy, 6, dies following I-66 crash in Fauquier
A 6-year-old boy died Tuesday following a single-vehicle crash on Interstate 66 in Fauquier County on Sunday afternoon.The accident occurred 12:15 p.m. at the 24 mile marker in the eastbound lanes. A 2018 BMW M3 rain off the right side of the interstate, and struck a sign post and several trees befo
Man Rapes Girl in Manassas: Police
MANASSAS, VA—A man was arrested Tuesday for raping an acquaintance at an apartment in the 10900 block of Coverstone Drive, according to Prince William County Police. Ramon Atilio Castro Martinez, 29, of the aforementioned address, was charged with two counts of rape and one count of sodomy.
Loudoun teams hold top spots in VHSL football power ratings
Stone Bridge and Broad Run sit first and second in Region 5C, while Loudoun County and Woodgrove occupy the top two spots in Region 4C in the Virginia High School League football power ratings, released Wednesday morning.
Chinchillas, hedgehogs, hermit crabs could become legal pets in Fairfax Co. | WTOP
WASHINGTON —- Having a chinchilla, hedgehog or hermit crab in Virginia’s Fairfax County makes you a scofflaw, but that could soon change.The Board of Supervisors voted Tuesday to advertise a public hearing on changes to the definitions of “commonly accepted pets” that can be kept without special, in
Security bolstered at Fairfax County school after social media video of student holding fake gun
Security was bolstered at George C. Marshall High School in Fairfax County, Va., on Wednesday after a video circulated that apparently showed a student with a gun in the school. Authorities later determined the weapon was fake.
7-Eleven Robber Sought In Fairfax; One Boy Arrested: Police
FAIRFAX, VA—Authorities have arrested one of two people who robbed a 7-Eleven early Monday at 3965 Jermantown Road, according to Fairfax Police. A boy was arrested shortly afterward after being spotted in the area.
Pedestrian robbed at gunpoint near Vienna Metro
A male pedestrian was walking on the footpath to the Vienna Metro Station in the 9400 block of Lee Highway on Oct. 6 at 11:42 p.m. when a man approached, pointed a firearm at him and demanded money, Fairfax County police said.
Unruly Customer Assaults Cop At Walmart In Manassas: Police
MANASSAS, VA—A seemingly out-of-control customer who was roaming the aisles of a Walmart at 9401 Liberia Avenue while screaming and damaging property Sunday morning was arrested after being pepper sprayed and then Tasered by a responding officer, according to Prince William County Police.
Chantilly woman arrested for credit card fraud, larceny
The suspect was identified as Melanie M. Neal, 23, of Chantilly. During the investigation, law enforcement discovered Neal was in possession of stolen credit cards and identification, according to the LCSO.
Walmart confrontation leads to tasing, arrest
When the officer arrived, he found the suspect in front of the customer service counter. He attempted to detain the man, who refused to comply to commands, Probus said. During the confrontation, the officer deployed pepper spray and the man lunged at him, striking him in the chest, Probus said.
PG County Cop Charged With Rape, More Victims Possible: Chief
LANGLEY PARK, MD — A Prince George's County police officer pulled a woman over during a late-night traffic stop and raped her, the police chief says. The officer is in custody on multiple charges including first-degree rape, but Police Chief Hank Stawinski says there could be other women who were ta
Skimming Device Found On Bank ATM In Centreville: Police
CENTREVILLE, VA—A skimming device was found Monday on an ATM in the Navy Federal Bank at 14001 Saint Germain Drive, according to Fairfax County Police. Detectives believe it was placed there on Saturday. Anyone who used the ATM in question should check his or her accounts for any irregularities.
Woodbridge 2018 Halloween Sex Offender Safety Information
WOODBRIDGE, VA—Before the kids go out trick or treating on Halloween, it's a good time to take inventory of who's in your neighborhood. According to theVirginia Sex Offender Registry, there are 348 registered sex offenders living or working in the Woodbridge area.
Sales-tax receipts up in Fairfax
Sales-tax receipts distributed to the Fairfax County government by the state government in September totaled $14.9 million, an increase of 3.7 percent from September 2017, according to new figures from the Fairfax County Department of Management and Budget.Receipts represent retail purchases made in
Lottery tickets in Woodbridge, Dumfries worth $100,000 each
Two Woodbridge-area residents recently took a chance on buying a lottery ticket and each walked walked away with a $100,000 check, according to a Virginia Lottery news release.Ray McFadden of Triangle went into the Food Lion on U.S. 1 near Dumfries to pick up “some milk and stuff,” and he bought a “
Federal procurement bumps up slightly in Fairfax
Total federal-procurement spending across Fairfax County totaled $24.2 billion in fiscal 2017, up 0.5 percent from a year before, according to new figures from the Fairfax County Department of Management and Budget.According to county officials, defense-related procurement awards for the fiscal year
Vehicle Falls From Bridge Onto Road Near Cheverly; 2 Hurt
CHEVERLY, MD — Fire officials in Prince George's County say a two people were rushed to a hospital when a vehicle fell off a bridge onto another road near Cheverly. It happened Sunday afternoon near Kenilworth Avenue and Baltimore-Washington Parkway. Two patients were taken to a hospital trauma cent