Category Archives: Destruction of Property

Suspect Shoots ATM with Shotgun, Gets No Money

Mount Vernon Police District – Detectives are searching for this suspect who shot an ATM with a shotgun in an unsuccessful attempt to get money. Officers were called to the BB&T bank in the 8600 block of Richmond Highway around 11 a.m. Sunday after a customer walked up to the ATM and realized pieces of it were missing and scattered

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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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Detectives Need Your Help Finding These Valued Possessions from Bias-Related Burglary

Mount Vernon Police District – Detectives release photographs of some of the stolen jewelry from the burglary that occurred over the weekend. On March 27, a maintenance worker reported that he found an apartment in disarray and an anti-Muslim statement was written on the wall. The victims had their Quran destroyed and numerous items of jewelry stolen as well. The investigation

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Shots Fired into Vehicles and a Dwelling

McLean Police District – Officers responded for the report of a bullet that struck a vehicle in the 2200 block of Beacon Lane in Falls Church on Sunday, August 28, at around 3:52 a.m. According to the caller, a vehicle drove down the street and shot the caller’s vehicle which was unoccupied. Officers found that the caller’s residence was also

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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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Woman Charged in Burke Weapons Discharge

Officers responded to the 9300 block of Raintree Road on Tuesday, May 17, for a report of a weapons discharge. At approximately 4:50 p.m., two women reported that they had gone to retrieve property from one of their homes. At the home, they encountered a member of the homeowner’s family, and a verbal argument ensued. The family member then allegedly

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Update: Victim of Silver Diner Crash Succumbs to Injuries

According to the Office of the Chief Medical Examiner, Andrew Sheren, 74, of McLean died yesterday from complications resulting from injuries he sustained in the crash. Mr. Sheren was the man struck while walking into the Silver Diner. The investigation is ongoing and additional charges are possible. At this time, Samuel Ovie Abutoh remains under the care of a local

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