CRIME & SAFETY
Person in Sedan Shot at Cars on I-495 in Fairfax Co.
A person in a sedan shot at several cars on the Beltway in Fairfax County Sunday, authorities say. Troopers responded to reports of the shooting at about 5 p.m. The Sedan was driving on Interstate 495 near Exit 52 towards the Little River Turnpike, according to the Virginia State Police.
Three arrested for arson in Leesburg Clubhouse Drive fires
The Loudoun County Fire and Rescue Fire Marshal’s Office on March 16 arrested three suspects in connection with a Jan. 23 arson at 59 Clubhouse Drive, SW, in Leesburg. The structure, formerly operated as the clubhouse for Westpark Golf Club, was the subject of an ongoing investigation of other fires that occurred around Jan. 9 of this year.
Prince William Police asking for help solving 14-year-old cold case
According to police, on March 15, 2009, the body of 31-year-old Pablo Cruz Gamez was found in a wooded area near 13976 Jefferson Davis Highway in the Woodbridge area. It was revealed after an autopsy that his cause of death was blunt force trauma.
Victim confronts man who tried filming her in Manassas Walmart bathroom
Police are looking for a man who tried to record a woman using the bathroom last week at the Walmart on Liberia Avenue in Manassas. The incident happened March 15 at 6:40 p.m. when the 56-year-old victim saw a phone being held above the bathroom stall, Prince William County Police Master Officer Renee Carr said.
Fire at Aspen Hill Home Likely Caused by Dishwasher
A hardwired dishwasher likely caused a fire at a home in Aspen Hill on Saturday morning, according to Montgomery County Fire & Rescue Service spokesperson Pete Piringer. A fire broke out in an unoccupied basement apartment of a two-story, single-family home in the 14400 block of Big Bear Court. Upon arrival, firefighters were able to extinguish the fire quickly, and it is believed that the dishwasher in the basement kitchen was the likely source of the fire.
Police investigate shooting on highway in Fairfax
WASHINGTON — Virginia State Police officers are investigating a shooting they say happened Sunday evening on a beltway in Fairfax County, Virginia. Police received a call around 5:10 p.m. about a person shooting at multiple cars while traveling north on Interstate 495 near Exit 52 (Little River Turnpike) and continuing to travel north on I-495.
11-year-old girl reported missing in Silver Spring
SILVER SPRING, MD – Police are searching for a girl who has gone missing in Silver Spring. Detectives from the Montgomery County Department of Police – Special Victims Investigations Division (SVID) are asking for the public’s assistance in locating Kimora Neal, a missing 11-year-old child from the Briggs Chaney area of Silver Spring. Neal was last seen on Friday, March 17, 2023, at approximately 7 p.m., in the 3300 block of Gateshead Manor Way. Neal is approximately 5-feet, 6-inches tall and weighs 140 pounds. She has brown eyes and long brown hair with a blond streak that she is The post 11-year-old girl reported missing in Silver Spring appeared first on Shore News Network.
Public Safety & Justice
The March NAACP Arlington Branch General Membership Meeting. The March NAACP Arlington Branch General Membership Meeting is focused on Public Safety & Justice. We will hear from Commonwealth’s Attorney Parisa Dehghani-Tafti, Chief Public Defender Brad Haywood, Chief of Police Andy Penn, and Deputy Chief Wayne Vincent. We encourage you to come to this community conversation prepared with questions for our speakers. Registration Required www.arlingtonnaacp.com.
Suspect Arrested in Carjacking
Sunday, March 19, 2023 — At about 4:15 p.m. today, City of Falls Church Police responded to the 1200 block of W. Broad Street for report of a carjacking. Police arrested a suspect; name, age, and photo are not yet available. One victim has non-life threatening injuries. Police are...
Detectives Seek Assistance Locating Missing 14-Year-Old Last Seen Driving a 2011 Silver Chevy Malibu
Per MCPD: Detectives from the Montgomery County Department of Police – Special Victims Investigations Division (SVID) are asking for the public’s assistance in locating Dakota Lilian Nicole Smith, a missing 14-year-old. Smith was last seen on Sunday, March 19, 2023, at approximately 1:20 a.m., in the 20100 block of Loading Rock Place of Montgomery Village. Smith is believed to be in the Germantown area, driving a silver 2011 Chevy Malibu bearing MD tag 5BA4544.
Man has serious injuries after shooting in Alexandria
A man in in the hospital with serious injuries after police say he was shot near the border between Alexandria and Fairfax County.
MCFRS Respond to House Fire Sunday Afternoon; No Injuries, $275K in Damage
Montgomery County Fire and Rescue Services (MCFRS) responded to a call for a chimney fire on Rippling Brook Drive in Aspen Hill at approximately 3pm on Sunday afternoon. According to MCFRS Chief Spokesperson Pete Piringer, a neighbor called 911 to report a chimney fire and crews arrived to fire showing from the roof and attic of the home. The fire started in the attic of the home and is believed to electrical in nature. The sole occupant of the home was able to escape without injury, but there was approximately $275k in damage.
Montgomery County Man Identified As One of Three Victims in Crash Involving Vehicle Reportedly Fleeing From Police
United States Park Police (USPP) officers have identified the victims of the crash that occurred on March 15 on Rock Creek Parkway involving a Honda sedan and a Lexus SUV that was reportedly fleeing from police. Per Park Police, On Wednesday, March 15 at 1:43 a.m., USPP officers were dispatched...
Rockville Man Arrested for Burglary During Apartment Fire
ROCKVILLE, MARYLAND – A Rockville man is in custody for a burglary he committed while Montgomery County Fire Rescue investigated a fire at the Arrive Apartment complex on Saturday. At approximately 6 a.m., police and fire rescue personnel responded to the location for a three-alarm fire in progress. Fire rescue personnel evacuated the building and forced entry into several apartments to ensure the safety of all occupants. While on the scene, officers were notified of a suspicious person hiding a Sony PlayStation 5. The victim later reported his apartment was burglarized, and a PlayStation 5 was stolen. Officers identified 43-year-old The post Rockville Man Arrested for Burglary During Apartment Fire appeared first on Shore News Network.
“NFL” Gang Leader Responsible for 2016 Rockville Drug Overdose Sentenced to Thirty Years
Per MCPD: In a March 17, 2023 news release, United States Attorney Erek Barron, Montgomery County Chief of Police, Marcus Jones and other federal, state and local partners, announced the sentencing of 31-year-old Gregory Butler of Baltimore, MD to 30-years in federal prison. Butler was the leader of a criminal organization, named “NFL,” which operated across Maryland and neighboring states.
Montgomery Co. Police search for missing 11-year-old girl
SILVER SPRING, Md. — Detectives with the Montgomery County Department of Police are asking for the public's help finding a missing 11-year-old girl from the Briggs Chaney area of Silver Spring. Kimora Neal was last seen Friday night around 7 p.m. in the 3300 block of Gateshead Manor Way.
BB gun falls to floor as video captures fight at Virginia high school
FAIRFAX COUNTY, Va. (WJLA) — Video captured a fight at a Virginia high school Wednesday where a BB gun ended up falling to the floor. A parent who wants to remain anonymous sent WJLA a video his daughter filmed of a fight that he said happened at Annandale High School in Fairfax County. A gun is visible on the ground in the video.
Woman carjacked while pumping gas in Montgomery County
CHEVY CHASE, Md. - An investigation is underway into a carjacking at a Montgomery County, Maryland gas station on Friday afternoon. Montgomery County Police say the incident happened around 1:30 p.m. at the Giant gas station located at 8500 Connecticut Avenue in Chevy Chase. Police say the stolen car was...
Range Rover stolen from woman while pumping gas in Montgomery County
CHEVY CHASE, Md. - An investigation is underway after an SUV was stolen from a woman at a Montgomery County gas station on Friday afternoon. Montgomery County Police say the incident happened around 1:30 p.m. at the Giant gas station located at 8500 Connecticut Avenue in Chevy Chase. Police say...
Multi-State Investigation Leads To Bust Of Thieving Romanian Nationals In MD Facing Deportation
Sometimes, it takes a village. A widespread, multi-agency investigation that coursed through multiple states has led to the apprehension of three Romanian nationals involved in a rash of recent regional burglaries and thefts throughout Maryland and Pennsylvania. Officials in Frederick County announced the arrests on Friday, March 17 following the...
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