23 Aug 2014
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Police & Fire

The latest on local crime and public safety.
Concealed Handgun, Car Break-In, Signs Stolen and More

Concealed Handgun, Car Break-In, Signs Stolen and More

Incidents reported by Fairfax City Police Department.
New Video of ATM Skimming Across Fairfax

New Video of ATM Skimming Across Fairfax

Unknown subjects seen installing malicious equipment that steals card information for fraudulent use.
Jail Death: Man Was Facing Local Charges

Jail Death: Man Was Facing Local Charges

Shawn Christopher Berry, 37, of Culpeper, was in custody on charges in City of Fairfax and Prince William County.
Missing Woman Found in Good Condition

Missing Woman Found in Good Condition

Philadelphia Police had asked for help locating woman last seen at her Fairfax workplace.
Missing Woman Last Seen at Fairfax Workplace

Missing Woman Last Seen at Fairfax Workplace

Philadelphia Police asking for help finding Wendy Fougy.
Shed Burglarized, Car Window Broken, Identity and Credit Card Fraud

Shed Burglarized, Car Window Broken, Identity and Credit Card Fraud

Incidents reported by the Fairfax Police Department.
Police: Threat to Burn Down Building Leads to Arrest

Police: Threat to Burn Down Building Leads to Arrest

Man also charged with resisting arrest, according to Fairfax City Police.
Burglary at Masonic Lodge, Credit Card Fraud, Passport Stolen

Burglary at Masonic Lodge, Credit Card Fraud, Passport Stolen

Incidents reported by the Fairfax Police Department.
Fairfax Attorney Sentenced for Embezzling Nearly $484K from Elderly Client

Fairfax Attorney Sentenced for Embezzling Nearly $484K from Elderly Client

A Fairfax County attorney was sentenced to six years in prison Thursday for embezzling nearly $484K from a 90-year-old woman and her estate.
Car Mirrors Broken, Construction Site Vandalism and More

Car Mirrors Broken, Construction Site Vandalism and More

Incidents reported by the Fairfax City Police Department.
Home Break-In, Car Shop Theft and More

Home Break-In, Car Shop Theft and More

Latest incidents reported by Fairfax City Police.
General Killed, Silver Line, Family Murder-Suicide, Zoo Bomb Threat and McDonnell Trial Weirdness

General Killed, Silver Line, Family Murder-Suicide, Zoo Bomb Threat and McDonnell Trial Weirdness

Our top posts from the past week at Patch sites in Virginia and D.C.
Police: Children Left in Running Car, Mother Charged

Police: Children Left in Running Car, Mother Charged

Mother faces three counts of felonious child abuse and neglect, according to Fairfax City Police.
$212,500 Settlement Reached over Arrest for Buying Bottled Water

$212,500 Settlement Reached over Arrest for Buying Bottled Water

21-year-old Elizabeth Daly has reached a settlement after being arrested when ABC agents mistook her bottled water for beer.
Crime Solvers 5K Saturday Supports Non-Profit

Crime Solvers 5K Saturday Supports Non-Profit

Second annual event at Fairfax County Government Center.

Police: Tow Company Employee Assaulted

Man whose car was towed charged with assault and battery, according to Fairfax City Police.
Phone Scams Drive Virginia Lottery Campaign

Phone Scams Drive Virginia Lottery Campaign

No, really: You can't win if you don't play.
Jogger Attacked: Suspect Sketch Released

Jogger Attacked: Suspect Sketch Released

Woman was on a path in Fair Oaks area, according to Fairfax County Police.
Graffiti Vandalism, Credit Card Theft and More Scam Phone Calls

Graffiti Vandalism, Credit Card Theft and More Scam Phone Calls

The daily crime bulletin from Fairfax City Police.
Man Sets Off Explosives at Estranged Spouse's House: Police

Man Sets Off Explosives at Estranged Spouse's House: Police

A man is in custody in Fairfax County after Montgomery, Md., police say he detonated explosive devices at his father-in-law's Bethesda house. The suspect is in the midst of a divorce.