Update: Man Arrested for Soliciting a Minor


On Thursday, April 28, around 9 p.m., Richard Alfred Mills, 23, of Fairfax Station, turned himself in at the Fairfax County Adult Detention Center.  A felony warrant was served for Use of Communications Systems to Facilitate certain Offenses involving Children (VA State Code 18.2-374.3).  The arrest resulted from an investigation which began on Wednesday, April 6, involving Mills allegedly engaged in inappropriate conversation and the solicitation of sex from a 14-year-old girl. The girl was not harmed. Mills is a former employee of the Mott Center where he met the victim during after school activities.

Detectives would like to speak with anyone else who has information that may assist with this investigation or may have had similar encounters with Mills.

Anyone with information about this incident is asked to contact Fairfax County Crime Solvers electronically by visiting http://www.fairfaxcrimesolvers.org or text-a-tip by texting “TIP187” plus your message to CRIMES(274637)** or by calling 1-866-411-TIPS(8477), or call Fairfax County Police at 703-691-2131.


Previous Blotter Release is posted below. It was originally posted on 4/12/16 and to link directly to that date click here: https://fcpdnews.wordpress.com/2016/04/12/the-daily-blotter-april-12-2016

SUSPICIOUS EVENT: 5035 Sideburn Road, 04/06/16, 4:46 p.m. Two students at Robinson High School reported to a school principal that a 14-year-old female was communicating with an adult male on the internet regarding having sex. The principal notified the school resource officer and an investigation was launched. Detectives have established the possibility that the adult male works at the Mott Center, 12111 Braddock Road, Fairfax, which hosts afterschool activities. The Mott Center falls under the purview of the Fairfax County Department of Neighborhood and Community Services (NCS).  No arrests have been made and the investigation is ongoing.