Monthly Archives: February 2016

Police Seek Public’s Assistance in Locating a Man Who Fled Mental Health Facility

Fairfax County Police are assisting the Virginia State Police to locate a man who fled the Northern Virginia Mental Health Institute, located at 3302 Gallows Road in Falls Church. Michael Marshall, 33, escaped from the facility today (February 29); he was noticed missing around 6 p.m. Marshall has been known to exhibit violent behavior. A detention order has been issued for

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The Daily Blotter Weekend Recap February 29, 2016

This report is published every weekday, except county holidays. The information in each report covers significant criminal incidents generally from the day before; reports published on Monday cover the preceding Friday, Saturday, and Sunday. Some incidents may appear a day or two after the occurrence. The report contains selected crimes, including animal-related incidents and property crimes. The information is organized

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MEDIA AVAILABILITY / WATCH LIVE BROADCAST

Note to our community: Tune in to our Facebook page around 2:45 p.m. to watch this event broadcast live: https://www.facebook.com/fairfaxcountypolice Media are invited for an opportunity to hear from Colonel Edwin C. Roessler Jr, Chief of the Fairfax County Police Department and Captain David M. Smith, Commander of the Major Crimes Division, regarding the February 26 arrest of the burglary/sexual

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Credit Card Forgery Crew Arrested

Franconia neighborhood patrol units observed suspicious activity in the 6800 block of Springfield Blvd on Thursday February 25, at around 4 p.m. One of the officers observed a male bring out a backpack and place it into a vehicle.  He also smelled an odor of marijuana coming from the room that the subject had just exited.  A drug sniffing canine

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UPDATE: Burglary/Assault Suspect Arrested

Officers of the Mount Vernon Neighborhood Patrol Unit were in the area of Lockheed Boulevard and Richmond Highway around 11 p.m. on February 26 checking on leads to locate the wanted suspect in the recent burglary and sex assault. The officers, commonly referred to as the “Bike Team,” noticed a vehicle parked on a nearby service road with multiple people

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The Police Daily Blotter February 26

This report is published every weekday, except county holidays. The information in each report covers significant criminal incidents generally from the day before; reports published on Monday cover the preceding Friday, Saturday, and Sunday. Some incidents may appear a day or two after the occurrence. The report contains selected crimes, including animal-related incidents and property crimes. The information is organized

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Update-Man Convicted in Larceny Case

  Elton Cansler, 39, of Alexandria, entered a plea of No Contest for misdemeanor Petit Larceny on February 22, 2016 in Fairfax County General District Court. Cansler was found guilty and sentenced to 60 days in jail, all of which were suspended, and a $200 fine. The felony Assault on a Police officer charge was Nolle Prosequi.   Cansler came into

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