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Crime Solvers Seeks Suspects in Overnight Vehicle Tamperings

From Fairfax County Crime Solvers:

 

Fairfax County Crime Solvers is seeking the public’s help in identifying the person(s) responsible for at least 54 vehicle tamperings that occurred in several neighborhoods throughout the Franconia Police District. During the overnight hours of Sunday, September 4 through Monday, September 5 the suspect(s) used a BB or pellet gun to shoot the parked vehicles. Damage is estimated to be about $15,000. 

            These vehicle tamperings occurred in the following locations:

·         5900 block of Ridgeview Drive

·         5400 block of Broadmoor Street

·         7600 and 7700 block of Hayfield Road

·         5800 block of Helmsdale Lane

·         6100 block of Charles Arrington Drive

Teacher Arrested; Investigation Ongoing

Teacher Arrested; Investigation Ongoing

 

According to West Springfield Police District – Police arrested a man who works as a band teacher at Robinson Secondary School on August 31st as part of an ongoing investigation.

Police charged Michael K. Cook, 43 of 14313 Climbing Rose Way, Centreville with computer solicitation of a child under the age of 15.

Officer-Involved Shooting in the Centreville Area

From Fairfax County Police Department:

    Sully Police District - Police are investigating an officer-involved shooting that occurred during the early-morning hours of Thursday, July 21. Dispatchers received two phone calls at about 1:35 a.m. reporting a disturbance inside a home in the 6100 block of Kendra Way. One phone call came from an adult female inside the residence; the second from a neighbor.

Alexandria Woman Pleads Guilty to Defrauding the American Conservative Union

 

This story comes to us from Peter Carr:

  ALEXANDRIA, Va. – Diana Carr, 56, of Alexandria, Va., pleaded guilty today embezzling from the American Conservative Union (ACU). 

Police Investigate Stabbing at Party

From Fairfax County Police Department:

Sully Police District -Police were called to a report of a brandishing of a firearm and an assault at a party in the 6700 block of Jenny Leigh Court in Centreville around 3:15 a.m. Sunday, May 22.

            A group of four men showed up at the party uninvited and were reportedly asked to leave. One of these men reportedly produced a gun and made threats to the group. A19-year-old man observed the situation and got involved; wrestling the gun away from the suspect. During the scuffle, he was stabbed. The teen was transported to Inova Fairfax Hospital where he was in life-threatening condition.

            A 25-year-old man, one of the hosts of the party, was also injured when he was assaulted by one of the uninvited guests.

Be Cautious When Donating to Help Victims in Japan

Be Cautious When Donating to Help Victims in Japan

From Fairfax County Office of Public Affairs:

A tragic event, such as an earthquake or hurricane, often prompts an outpouring of assistance from well-meaning citizens. The FBI reminds consumers who receive appeals to donate money in the aftermath of a natural disaster to apply a critical eye and do their due diligence before responding to requests. Past tragedies and natural disasters have prompted individuals with criminal intent to solicit contributions purportedly for a charitable organization and/or good cause. Before making a donation of any kind, consumers should adhere to certain guidelines, including the following:

Tips for Buying and Using Gift Cards

Tips for Buying and Using Gift Cards

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