Category Archives: DUI

Driver Charged in Single-Vehicle Fatal Crash in Franconia

Franconia Police District – A 20-year-old woman has died from injuries sustained in a crash that occurred just before 12:30 this morning. Officers were called to the area of Manchester Boulevard and Beulah Street for a single-vehicle crash. Sara Flores, 20, of Lorton, was the driver of a 2005 Toyota Solara and was traveling east on Manchester Boulevard near Silver

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Fairfax County Hosts Launch of Statewide Anti-Drunk Driving Checkpoint Strikeforce Campaign

This morning, Fairfax County Police Chief Colonel Edwin C. Roessler Jr., Virginia Department of Motor Vehicles Director of Highway Safety John Saunders and Virginia-based Washington Regional Alcohol Program (WRAP) President Kurt Erickson launched the annual statewide anti-drunk driving Checkpoint Strikeforce Campaign. The DUI law enforcement and public education campaign continues through Labor Day weekend and will resume during Halloween and

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Media Alert: Launch of Anti-Drunk Driving Checkpoint Strikeforce Campaign

Join Colonel Edwin C. Roessler Jr., Fairfax County Police Chief; John Saunders, Director of Highway Safety for the Virginia Department of Motor Vehicles and Kurt Erickson, President, Virginia-based Washington Regional Alcohol Program (WRAP) as they discuss the launch of the 18th annual anti-drunk driving Checkpoint Strikeforce Campaign. MEDIA ALERT WHERE: Public Safety Headquarters 12099 Government Center Parkway Press Room: 2nd

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MEDIA ADVISORY: Spring Alcohol Awareness Event for High School Students

Prom and graduation season are quickly approaching, and we want to remind teens about the importance of being responsible at celebrations. We are partnering with Fairfax County Public Schools by hosting our Spring Drug and Alcohol Awareness Program. Juniors and seniors at Langley High School will be given the opportunity to wear physical impairment goggles while being tested on both

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More than 2,100 Drunk Drivers Taken Off the Street in 2017; Over 500 Arrests by the DWI Squad Alone

Our DWI squad had a very proactive and successful year in 2017 with a total of 513 arrests for DWI!  Last year was the first full year for our grant-funded DWI squad. This nine-officer unit was created in December of 2016, with the main goal of reducing impaired-related crashes through increased DWI enforcement.  The eight officers and one supervisor that

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