UPDATE: Pursuit Suspect Named; Charges Obtained
The motorcyclist involved in the traffic pursuit yesterday evening (Friday, November 11) was Anders N. Kinsler, 20, of Sterling. He was charged with reckless driving and eluding police by a Fairfax County officer. The officer initially attempted to stop the motorcycle for not having registration displayed on the vehicle.
No mug shot is available.
(Original release 11/11) Lengthy Traffic Pursuit Ends in Successful Arrest
Sully Police District – Around 4:35 p.m. today, a patrol officer attempted to stop a motorcycle for a traffic violation. The rider failed to yield to the officer and a traffic pursuit began. The pursuit continued into Loudoun County; Virginia State Troopers and Loudoun County Sheriff’s deputies assumed the pursuit. The Fairfax Police helicopter was in the area, followed the suspect and updated officers on the ground. U.S. Park Police helicopters assisted us as well.
The pursuit continued for just over an hour as officers chased the suspect and police helicopters remained overhead. Around 5:40 p.m., the suspect stopped on the side of the road and surrendered voluntarily to police in the area of Route 7 eastbound and Belmont Ridge Boulevard, in Loudoun County. Troopers and Loudoun deputies took him into custody without incident.
Suspect arrest information is not available at this time. Further details will be released when available.