CRIME & SAFETY
Falls Church man arrested for armed massage parlor robberies two years apart
Local police are searching for additional victims after arresting a Falls Church man in connection to two robberies of massage parlors: one that occurred this fall and one from 2021. Mohamed Tahir, 33, was arrested on Sept. 9 after a reported robbery at Deep Blue Massage (6105 Arlington Blvd) in...
Jan. 6 Defendant Who Fired Gun At Law Enforcement Sentenced To Prison
Nathan Pelham repeatedly shot at officers outside his Texas home despite initially agreeing to surrender after the 2021 U.S. Capitol attack, prosecutors said.
Man barricades himself in home following domestic incident in Lorton
FAIRFAX COUNTY, Va. - Fairfax County Officers are on the scene of a barricade in the 8100 block of McCauley Way in Lorton. Officers say a man refused to leave a residence following a domestic incident. The victim was safely removed from the residence. Residents and drivers are advised to...
Teenage Student Shot Near KIPP DC College Prep School, Suspected Targeted Attack
• A 17-year-old student at KIPP DC College Preparatory school was found shot and wounded near the school. • The shooting occurred near Brentwood Parkway and Sixth Street NE at around 10:30 a.m.
Suspect kidnaps victim at gunpoint in DC, steals property then lets them go: police
WASHINGTON - The Metropolitan Police Department is asking for the public’s assistance in identifying the suspects involved in an armed kidnapping that occurred in Northwest. Police continue to search for suspects involved in an armed kidnapping on Thursday, November 30, at approximately 10:00 a.m. in the area of the 6900 block of 5th Street.
FBI Agent Carjacked At Gunpoint Near Capitol Hill
The agent was driving an agency vehicle when he was carjacked by two people.
Police arrest two men for McLean area home robbery, seek third suspect
(Updated at 10:45 a.m.) Fairfax County police have arrested two men who allegedly broke into a house in the McLean area earlier this week and robbed and assaulted its residents at gunpoint. Officers were called to the 1300 block of Spring Hill Road — just north of Tysons and the...
House Democrat stresses need for criminals to face 'consequences' as DC carjackings spike
Rep. Henry Cuellar (D-TX) called for a crackdown on crime in Washington, D.C., as carjackings in the district affect everyone from members of Congress to FBI agents.
Man And Woman Arrested For Kidnapping And Robbing Man In Dc
Wagswoofs – The Metropolitan Police Department (MPD) reported that a man and a woman were apprehended on October 12 in Northwest, D.C. for their involvement in a robbery and kidnapping incident. Around noon, a woman agreed to give someone a ride near the intersection of 12th St. and Constitution...
Fatal Two-Vehicle Collision in Prince George's County, Investigation Underway
• A 2-vehicle crash occurred in Prince George's County, Maryland. • One person, the driver of the SUV, was pronounced dead at the scene. • The driver of the sedan was taken to the hospital with non-life threatening injuries.
Suspect heading to court in cross-jurisdiction vehicular mayhem case
The case involving the man who allegedly went on a carjacking and assault spree through Falls Church and Arlington is moving forward. Last week — eight months after his arrest — he was identified as Garrett Reeves, of Lorton, according to Susan Finarelli, a public information officer for the City of Falls Church Police Department.
Local Arrests: Ten Individuals Detained in First District Retail Theft Sting
The First District of the Metropolitan Police Department has reported the arrest of ten people in a retail theft sting. The sting occurred on Wednesday, November 29, 2023, at various retail locations within the First District. Those arrested include a 15-year-old boy, Dale Cody Adrian (20), Mikhaila Bennett (25), Antonio Smith (30), and Aaron Wilson (18). All were charged with Theft II.