CRIME & SAFETY
Police Negotiating With Barricaded Man Who Assaulted Person With Bat In Virginia (DEVELOPING)
All hands are on deck in Fairfax County after a knife-wielding man barricaded himself inside an apartment after assaulting a person with a bat, police say.An alert was issued at around 6:15 p.m. on Sunday night after officers from the Fairfax County Police Department were called to investigate an i…
Fire breaks out at a townhouse in Lorton
A firefighter is being treated for injuries. No one inside the home was hurt.
Weekly Safety Report: Fatal Shootings and Assault in Fairfax County, Virginia
This week in Fairfax County, Virginia, there were three incidents that occurred. These incidents include a fatal shooting resulting from an argument between two friends, a man being shot and killed on Albemarle Street in Springfield, and a woman being assaulted at a restaurant by a man who was subsequently arrested.
DC Man Arrested for Child Solicitation on Snapchat, Fairfax County Police Seek Additional Victims
• Fairfax County police arrested Brian Dolan, a 48-year-old man from Washington D.C., on charges related to solicitation of a minor through Snapchat. • The arrest followed a report from the parents of an underage person who had received multiple illicit pictures from a person named "Alex" on Snapchat, later identified as Dolan.
Weekly Safety Report: Robbery, Fatal Crash, Abduction, and Assault Raise Concerns in Woodbridge, Virginia
This week in Woodbridge, Virginia, several incidents occurred that raised concerns about safety in the area. These incidents include a robbery and carjacking during a shoe sale, a fatal crash on Interstate 95, a man losing control of his vehicle and striking a tree, an abduction and attempted assault of a woman, and a man exposing himself and attempting to disarm an arresting officer.
Firefighter injured after house fire in Fairfax County
FAIRFAX COUNTY, Va. (DC News Now) –Fairfax County Fire and Rescue said a firefighter was injured after a house fire early Saturday. Crews were dispatched to a townhouse fire in the 9800 block of Hagel Circle in the Lorton area. When first responders arrived, they saw smoke and fire. The fire is under control. A […]
Justice HS overdose victim identified
The Justice High School student who died of a fentanyl overdose on Dec. 3 has been identified as 10th-grader Madeline Valeria Moran Centeno. PTSA President Kim Lanoue has reached out to her mother, Rachel. “Understandably, she is reeling, but hopes at some point to be able to share with us more about her precious child. On behalf of our community, the PTSA is working with Rachel to find the best ways to support her and her daughters.”
Police: Vienna spa owners report harassment from customer
A man and his wife who own Kim’s Pro Waxing Spa, 386 Maple Ave., E., told Vienna police on Dec. 1 at 2:41 p.m. that a customer who had been texting the wife repeatedly and bringing her gifts and had shown up at the couple’s home. Police advised...
Virginia Man Sentenced For Killing Mother After Breakfast Fight In Indian Head
Norfolk resident Bandon Kiah Slade, 29, was found guilty following a three-day trial of murder, assault and other offenses in connection to the death of his mother, Lenora Coates-Slade, whose body was found stabbed to death with a plastic bag wrapped around her head in the family's garage three years ago.
Woman Attacked, Stabbed and Robbed on Way to DC Metro Station, Police Seek Three Suspects
In a shocking incident, a woman was stabbed and robbed while en route to a DC Metro station. Three suspects, two females and a male, are being sought by authorities after they assaulted the victim, stole an iPhone, and fled. A $10,000 reward is offered for information leading to their arrest.
Man charged for double robberies in Annandale
FAIRFAX COUNTY, Va. (7News) — A man is behind bars after police said he committed robberies in Annandale, Virginia. Fairfax County police arrested 32-year-old James Donta Rogers for two separate November robberies. According to police, officers responded to an armed robbery on November 16 at the intersection of Heritage...
Weekly Safety Report: Owners Fail to Respond to Code Violation Notices, Pedestrian Seriously Injured in Annandale, Virginia
Two incidents occurred in Annandale, Virginia this week. The first incident involves the owners of buildings destroyed in a fire failing to respond to code violation notices. The matter has been referred to the commonwealth's attorney's office. The second incident involves a pedestrian being hit by a Metrobus on Little River Turnpike, resulting in serious injuries. The police are investigating the bus crash.
Woman shot in Arlington, police investigating
ARLINGTON COUNTY, Va. (DC News Now) — The Arlington County Police Department (ACPD) said a woman was shot in Arlington on Saturday afternoon. At about 1:00 p.m., police were dispatched to S. Kemper Road and S. Oxford Street for the report of a shooting. When officers arrived at the scene, they found a woman who […]
Man punched in face by teens during attempted carjacking at Prince George's Co. Mall
Hyattsville, Md. — Upwards of eight teenagers tried stealing a man’s car from the Prince George’s County Mall on Saturday night, according to police. Hyattsville police told 7News a man left a restaurant and was attempting to put some things in the back of his car when he was surrounded by seven or eight boys ages 16-18 who told him he was going to get hurt if he didn’t give up his car keys and items.
Virginia Woman And Her Dog Fatally Struck By A Vehicle On I-495
OXON HILL, Md. – Maryland State Police are investigating a fatal pedestrian crash that occurred early this morning in Prince George’s County. The deceased pedestrian is identified as Kerri Snead, 32, of Virginia. She was pronounced deceased on the scene. One occupant traveling with the victim was uninjured in the crash. A dog, traveling with the victim and occupant, was also struck in the crash and passed away.