Category Archives: Arson

Detectives Assume Investigation Following Last Week’s Fire in Franklin Farms

Fair Oaks Police District – A Herndon man is facing five felony charges after an overnight fire that destroyed a single family home on Friday. Officers responded shortly before 4 a.m. for a report of a disturbance in the 13500 block of Coates Lane and arrived to find the home fully engulfed in flames. Officers encountered Rogerio Ribeiro, 52, of

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Barricade in West Springfield Ends in Arson Arrest

West Springfield Police District – A man is in custody following a barricade situation that ended around 5:30 on Friday evening. Officers were initially called to the 5800 block of Rexford Drive around 11:00 a.m. for the report of a man acting erratically. Officers identified the man as 50-year-old, Zoltan Mogan, of Springfield. Mental health professionals from the Merrifield Crisis

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Vandals Cause More Than $20,000 in Damage to Elementary School

West Springfield Police District – Detectives are investigating after vandals destroyed property in and around White Oaks Elementary School, resulting in more than $20,000 in damage. Police were called to the 6100 block of Shiplett Boulevard in Burke, around 5:40 a.m. on July 3 after a construction crew found destruction and signs of arson around the property. Damage was noted

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Man Who Set Woman On Fire is Captured

Lewis Edward Reeder, 56, of Alexandria, was arrested near Richmond, Virginia thanks to a tip from a community member. He’s currently in custody in Richmond and our detectives will be following up with their investigation. We will continue to provide updated information as we receive it. Please follow @fairfaxpolice on Twitter and through our blog,, for the latest information. Previous

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Woman Dies After Being Set on Fire; Detectives Searching for Suspect

  Mount Vernon Police District – The woman whose boyfriend set her on fire and fled twelve days ago has died from her injuries. Delores Williams, 64, of Alexandria (Fairfax County) passed away overnight in the hospital. Detectives are still searching for the suspect, Lewis Edward Reeder, who is wanted for aggravated malicious wounding. Additionally, detectives are asking for the

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