Leesburg, VA Crime & Safety

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2 Dead in Tysons Corner Crash That Shut Down Leesburg Pike: Police

Two people are dead after a crash linked to speeding early Thursday in Tysons, Virginia, police said. A single car crashed on eastbound Route 7/Leesburg Pike at Chain Bridge Road, Fairfax County police said. Speed is believed to have been a factor, according to the preliminary investigation. Video from the...
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Man hit, badly injured in Manassas crash

MANASSAS, Va. — Prince William County Police Department officers say a man was badly injured after he was hit by a car in Manassas Wednesday night. The crash happened around 9:30 p.m. at the intersection of Sudley Manor Drive and Schofield Way. A public information officer for the police...
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Aggravated assault with gun at Montgomery Mall in Bethesda

Montgomery County police were called to Westfield Montgomery Mall Tuesday night, October 4, 2022, after an aggravated assault with a firearm was reported there. The assault was reported at 8:36 PM. This is the 10th assault reported at the mall since May 18. The police department announced it had opened a "resource room" at the mall in August.

Frederick Police Investigating Collision

It’s in the area of Hillcrest Dr. and Consett Place. FPD is responding to a vehicle accident at Hillcrest Drive and Consett Place. Hillcrest Drive will be closed from Seneca Dr and Greenwall Place for a period of time as we investigate. Commuters are encouraged to find alternative routes to avoid the area.

Rockville man dies after losing control of vehicle and crashing into house

A young Rockville man died Tuesday morning, after losing control of his vehicle and crashing into a home in the West End neighborhood, Montgomery County police announced yesterday. Tyler James Lightcap, 23, was driving his 2014 Ford Mustang GT convertible westbound on Beall Avenue shortly before 6:30 AM on October 4, 2022. For yet-unknown reasons, detectives say, Lightcap lost control of the vehicle and crashed into a house in the 100 block of Upton Street.

LCFR Fire Marshal’s Office Makes Arrest in Aldie Vehicle Fire

On Saturday, October 1, 2022, the Loudoun County Fire and Rescue Fire Marshal’s Office (LCFR-FMO) arrested Sean Christopher Palazzo and charged him with arson of personal property for a vehicle fire in Aldie. At 6:40 p.m., Saturday, October 1, 2022, the Loudoun County Emergency Communications Center received a 911...

Search underway for bank robbery suspect in Manassas

MANASSAS, Va. - Police in Prince William County released several photos of a suspect they are searching for in connection with a bank robbery in Manassas. According to Prince William County Police, the robbery happened on Tuesday at the Wells Fargo bank located at 8118 Sudley Road. Police say the...

Aldie Man Pleads Guilty to Multi-Million Dollar Embezzlement

An Aldie man pleaded guilty today to one count of wire fraud resulting from a federal investigation into the alleged embezzlement of more than $7 million from a company he worked for. According to court documents, Kevin Lee, 38, was the controller for a McLean company for which he had...

2 dead in Tysons crash; police say speed believed to be a factor

TYSONS, Va. - Authorities say two people are dead after an early morning crash in Tysons in which investigators believe speed was a factor. The crash was reported around 5:30 a.m. along eastbound Leesburg Pike and Chain Bridge Road. Officers say one vehicle was involved. Leesburg Pike was closed and...

2 dead in car crash in Tysons

Two people died after a car crash Thursday morning on Virginia Route 7 near Chain Bridge Road in Tysons, Virginia. Fairfax County police said the single-car crash occurred before 5 a.m. Both the driver and passenger died. Police have not yet released the identities of the two. Police believe speed...
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21 Children, Adults Displaced in Glenmont Apartment Fire: Officials

A blaze that started on a lower-level terrace ripped through a three-story apartment building Wednesday in Glenmont, Maryland, displacing about eight families, officials said. The blaze started around 11 p.m. in the building on Glenmont Circle, Montgomery County Fire and Rescue said. The homes are near Georgia Avenue and Randolph Road — less than a half-mile from a fire station. Crews from that station were first on the scene.

Rockville Memorial Library broken into

Rockville City police responded to a report of a burglary at the Rockville Memorial Library at 21 Maryland Avenue yesterday morning, October 5, 2022. The burglary was reported at 7:13 AM Wednesday. Officers responding to the call found evidence of forced entry at the library. Information regarding what might have been stolen from inside the library has not yet been released by police.

14-year-old girl escapes attempted abduction in Wheaton

WHEATON, Md. - Montgomery County police are investigating the attempted abduction of a 14-year-old girl who they said was on her way to pick up her younger brother from the bus stop. The incident took place Monday between 4:15 and 4:30 p.m. in the 2000 block of Georgian Woods Place...