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Police & Fire

The latest on local crime and public safety.
Sobriety Checkpoint Friday Night in Reston Police District

Sobriety Checkpoint Friday Night in Reston Police District

Fairfax County Police will screen drivers for alcohol use.
Indecent Exposure Incident Took Place Friday in McLean

Indecent Exposure Incident Took Place Friday in McLean

Suspect is described as white male, age 30 to 40; incident took place in shopping center parking lot, 6800 block of Redmond Drive in McLean.
Fairfax County Police Chief: 'American Flag Not Banned on Uniforms'

Fairfax County Police Chief: 'American Flag Not Banned on Uniforms'

Flag flap started when directive not approved by chief went out banning flags on outer ballistic vests.
Fairfax County Police Address Concerns About School Crossing Guard Duties

Fairfax County Police Address Concerns About School Crossing Guard Duties

With new school year, here's what you need to know about the duties of school crossing guards at your child's school.
Ten Killed in Virginia Crashes over Labor Day Weekend

Ten Killed in Virginia Crashes over Labor Day Weekend

Virginia State Police reported more than 600 traffic crashes across the state and cited thousands for speeding over Labor Day weekend.
Sobriety Checkpoint Friday Night in Fairfax County

Sobriety Checkpoint Friday Night in Fairfax County

Police will set up a checkpoint in the McLean Police District.
Labor Day: State Police Increasing Enforcement This Weekend

Labor Day: State Police Increasing Enforcement This Weekend

Effort will target drunk drivers — 120 arrests during 2013 Labor Day weekend.
Police Arrest 3 in Great Falls Convenience Store Robbery

Police Arrest 3 in Great Falls Convenience Store Robbery

Suspects also allegedly assaulted a store employee in incident Monday at 2 a.m. on Georgetown Pike.
Managers of McLean-Based Company Convicted in Immigration Fraud Case

Managers of McLean-Based Company Convicted in Immigration Fraud Case

Two convicted of conspiring to create fraudulent transcripts so foreign students would appear eligible to retain student visas in U.S.
Teen's Death: Heroin Dealer Convicted for Selling Drugs

Teen's Death: Heroin Dealer Convicted for Selling Drugs

Emylee Lonczak, 16, of McLean, was found dead in August 2013.
NORAD to Conduct Exercises Over DC Area Tuesday Morning

NORAD to Conduct Exercises Over DC Area Tuesday Morning

Fighter jets and helicopters to test responses, systems with a variety of scenarios; flights could be delayed or cancelled due to weather.
Traffic Advisory: 1,000 Motorcyclists Passing Through Arlington

Traffic Advisory: 1,000 Motorcyclists Passing Through Arlington

Expect rolling road closures Friday afternoon. Annual 9/11 memorial ride is passing through Loudoun and Arlington counties today.
McLean Dermatologist Charged with Health Care Fraud

McLean Dermatologist Charged with Health Care Fraud

Former ‘Top Doctor’ alleged to have intentionally misdiagnosed patients and performed unnecessary invasive procedures.
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 to Patrol Capital Beltway Aug. 8-10 for 'Drive to Save Lives'

Police to Patrol Capital Beltway Aug. 8-10 for 'Drive to Save Lives'

Maryland and Virginia State Police are partnering this weekend for "Drive to Save Lives," a national effort to prevent reckless driving.
$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.
Police: McLean Traffic Incident Leads to Alleged Assault

Police: McLean Traffic Incident Leads to Alleged Assault

Police describe suspect as white, in his late 60s.
McLean Med-Spa Owner Sentenced for Import, Use of Illegal Drugs on Patients

McLean Med-Spa Owner Sentenced for Import, Use of Illegal Drugs on Patients

More than 17,000 units of non-FDA-approved pharmaceuticals passed through McLean spa and were sold by Arlington-based company for more than $10.33 million.
Crime Maps: Fireworks Show Stabbing, ATM Skimmers, Rabid Racoon, DUI Checkpoints and More

Crime Maps: Fireworks Show Stabbing, ATM Skimmers, Rabid Racoon, DUI Checkpoints and More

Top headlines and calls for service reported by the Fairfax County Police Department.
High Rise Fire Forces Evacuation in Tysons Corner Area

High Rise Fire Forces Evacuation in Tysons Corner Area

More than 100 construction workers evacuated after electrical fire, according to report.