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Skeletal remains found in Sterling identified as possible early to mid-20th century human skull

Skeletal remains found earlier this month in a wooded area in Sterling have been identified as a possible early to mid-20th century era human skull, according to the Office of the Medical Examiner.There is no indication of foul play, and deputies found no other remains in the area. The skull was als

LOUDOUN TIMES.COM - 2018-10-18 21:01:00

Ashburn Restaurant Inspections: 10 Violations At One Place

ASHBURN, VA—Loudoun Health District officials recently inspected food preparation and storage in Loudoun County. "In our experience, it is unrealistic to expect that a complex, full-service food operation can routinely avoid any violations," according to Virginia Department of Health's website.

PATCH - 2018-10-19 17:54:31

Northern Virginia Weather: Wind Whips Up Weekend

STERLING, VA—Northern Virgnia's weekend weather will feature a decent amount of sunshine after Saturday morning's showers move out, but that's also when other changes move in, according to the National Weather Service and othe area forecasters. For one thing, there will be a chill in the air—especia

PATCH - 2018-10-20 11:56:51

Missing woman last seen Tuesday in Alexandria area of Fairfax County

ALEXANDRIA, Va. - Police are asking for help in their search for a missing woman from Fairfax County. Officers say 29-year-old Julia Samek was last seen on Tuesday near Summer Leaf Lane in the Alexandria area of Fairfax. Investigators say she is 5-feet-3-inches tall, has a thin build with brown hair

FOX5DC.COM - 2018-10-19 13:28:00

Armed suspects carjack Uber driver in Montgomery County, police say

NORTH BETHESDA, Md. - Police are searching for four suspects who reportedly carjacked an Uber driver in Montgomery County, officials say. According to police, the 25-year-old driver picked up four people in the 11300 block of Cushman Road in Rockville Friday afternoon. However, during the ride, they

FOX5DC.COM - 2018-10-20 02:02:00

Shots fired into Manassas home

On October 17, 2018, at approximately 10:34 p.m., officers of the Manassas City Police Department responded to the 9300 block of Veridan Dr for a report of shots fired. Through investigation, it was determined an unknown subject(s) fired multiple rounds at the rear of the residence. Individuals insi

POTOMACLOCAL.COM - 2018-10-19 16:03:23

911 Swatting Call Lures Police In Ashburn: LCSO

ASHBURN, VA—Police went to a home in the 23000 block of Welbourne Walk Court early Thursday after receiving a phone call from a man who said he had just shot his parents. Turns out the call was bogus, and authorities are treating it as a "swatting" incident, according the Loudoun County Sheriff's Of

PATCH - 2018-10-19 14:05:12

Man Accused Of Kicking 3 Cops During Merrifield Traffic Stop

Around 2:47 a.m., police pulled over a driver for running a red light at Lee Highway and Fairhill Road. During the traffic stop, the officer found the driver was allegedly under the influence of alcohol.

PATCH - 2018-10-19 19:46:41

Fairfax County Man Gets Life Sentence For Murder Of CVS Manager

Bernard C. Duse, Jr. was convicted in August 2017 of first degree murder and use of a firearm in the commission of murder for theJuly 26, 2017 murderof his boss at the CVS. Rex Olsen, 64, of Reva was a manager at the Blackwell Road CVS Store was shot and killed while taking out the trash near a dump


Man Kills Boss After Bad Job Review, Loss Of Promotion | Patch PM

Every year, one high school field hockey teams put aside competition for one day for a cancer awareness charity game. The message truly resonated this year, as the team reflected on their own experiences with the disease.

PATCH - 2018-10-18 20:11:52

Loudoun County Sheriff's Office releases composite sketches of Sterling robbery suspects

The Loudoun County Sheriff’s Office is asking for the public's help to identify two suspects involved in a robbery last week, and law enforcement released a composite sketch of the suspects today.Shortly after midnight on Oct. 10, two male suspects approached a victim as he was sleeping near the 220


Deputies Seek Suspects in Sterling Mugging

The incident happened shortly after midnight Wednesday, Oct. 10. Two men approached the victim as he was sleeping near the 22000 block of South Sterling Boulevard. One man woke the victim, demanded money and went through victim’s wallet and pockets, taking a cell phone. The second man allegedly assa


Ex-Montgomery Co. teacher gets 90 days for having sex with 16-year-old girl in 1980s

A former Maryland teacher who pleaded guilty in a child abuse case dating back several decades has been sentenced to 90 days in jail. The Washington Post reports 64-year-old Michael John Riley, of Walkersville, admitted in court Monday to engaging in sex acts with a female student at Rockville High

WJLA - 2018-10-18 16:47:25

Robbery Suspects Sought In Sterling: LCSO

STERLING, VA—Police said Wednesday they're seeking the public's help in identifying two males who assaulted and robbed a man last week near the 22000 block of South Sterling Boulevard. The Loudoun County Sheriff's Office has released a composite sketch of the suspects, described below:


Juvenile Found With Gun, Drugs In Chantilly: LCSO

CHANTILLY, VA—A juvenile was arrested Wednesday night after being found with a handgun and drugs in the area of Ulysses Street and Pelican Drive, according to the Loudoun County Sheriff's Office. He was charged with possession of a concealed weapon, possession of marijuana and possession of a firear

PATCH - 2018-10-18 18:35:44

FCPD arrests former sheriff’s deputy for sexual assault 14 months after receiving complaint

Fairfax County Police say a former Fairfax County Sheriff’s Office deputy is just now facing charges for a sexual assault that allegedly occurred 14 months ago.Keith Washington, 47, of Stafford, was charged Oct. 16, 2018 with one count of carnal knowledge of an inmate and one count of sexual battery


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.


KFC Customer Assaulted, Robbed In Woodbridge: Police

WOODBRIDGE, VA—Authorities are looking for two men who ambushed and robbed a customer early Sunday night in the drive-thru lane of a Kentucky Fried Chicken at 1307 Devils Reach Road, according to Prince William County Police.


Aspen Hill Credit Card Thief Caught On Camera: Police

ASPEN HILL, MD — The Montgomery County Police Department released a surveillance photo Tuesday of an unidentified man wanted for using a credit card that he stole out of a shopping cart last month at an Aspen Hill grocery store. The police are asking the public for help in identifying the man, who b


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.