Category Archives: Arson

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,www.fcpdnews.wordpress.com, 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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Update – Detectives Release Suspect Vehicle Description

Lewis Edward Reeder 2001 Ford Taurus, similar to the suspect’s vehicle. Mount Vernon Police District – As the investigation into the arson and malicious wounding from Saturday, November 19 continues, detectives are still looking for the suspect, Lewis Edward Reeder. They are releasing information regarding the car that Reeder could be driving. Detectives are asking for the public’s assistance in

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Arrest Warrant Obtained for Suspect who Set Woman on Fire, Then Fled

.  Lewis Edward Reeder Mount Vernon Police District – Detectives have obtained an arrest warrant for a man wanted for allegedly setting a woman on fire in the Alexandria section of Fairfax County this morning. At about 1:40 am, police and fire units responded to a home in the 4900 block of Keeler Court for the report of a house fire

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Update: House Fire Leads to Death Investigation in Fairfax

Sully Police District – According to homicide detectives from the Major Crimes Division they are currently investigating this as a possible murder- suicide. One adult male and a female toddler were found deceased inside the home. Further details are being withheld pending positive identification and notification of next of kin. This is an ongoing investigation. The Office of the Chief

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Update: Warrants Served on Silver Diner Driver

On Tuesday, May 31, Samuel Ovie Abutoh, 59, of Springfield, was transported from the District of Columbia to the Fairfax County Adult Detention Center. Detectives from the Major Crimes Division served arrest warrants for Second Degree Murder, Felony Destruction of Property, Arson: Burning or Destroying an Occupied Public Building, and Arson: Burning or Destroying Personal Property on Abutoh. Warrants were

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