Category Archives: Franconia Police District

Driver taken into custody after ramming two police cars

Franconia Police District – A Washington D.C. man is facing multiple charges after leading officers on a dangerous pursuit, and ramming into two police cars. Yesterday afternoon, around 4:50 p.m., an officer noticed a car driving recklessly and at a high rate of speed near the intersection of Little River Turnpike and Columbia Rd.  The officer tried to stop the

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Child Exploitation Unit Stops Human Trafficking at Hotel in Springfield

    Franconia Police District – Detectives received a tip from the National Human Trafficking Hotline over the weekend regarding victims being held against their will at a local hotel. Using information collected from the tip, they were able to determine the victims’ location. When detectives arrived, they found one victim in the lobby of TownePlace Suites in the 6200

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Have You Seen This Critical Missing Woman?

Franconia Police District — We are asking for the publics help in locating 65-year-old Nannea Johnson. She was last seen at the Springfield Healthplex Hospital this afternoon just after 2 when she left her caretaker. Ms. Johnson left the facility on foot and was wearing a dark grey long sleeve jacket, black workout type pants, and dark shoes. She was

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UPDATE: Arrests Made in Carjacking at Springfield Towne Center

Franconia Police District – The man and woman responsible for a September carjacking outside Target in Springfield Towne Center were arrested in Prince William County last week. A preliminary investigation found Sharnel Payne, 39, of Washington, D.C., and Domonique Campbell, 24, of Occoquan, forced a woman out of her car at knifepoint around 2 p.m. on September 29 and drove

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Former MLB Player / TV Analyst Ray Knight Charged with Assault & Battery

Franconia Police District – Former Major League Baseball player, manager and TV analyst Charles Ray Knight has been charged with assault and battery after an incident in his home in the Alexandria area of Fairfax County. Our officers responded to a fight call in the 7500 block of Ashby Lane around 4 a.m. Sunday, after an argument between Knight and

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Detectives Investigating Shooting in Alexandria Area of Fairfax County

Franconia Police District – Detectives are in the Alexandria area of Fairfax County investigating a shooting that left a man in critical condition. Officers responded to the 6000 block of Estates Drive at about 10 last night where they found a man with life-threatening injuries after being shot multiple times. Detectives are still in the early stages of this investigation

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UPDATE: Arrest Made in June Carjacking of Taxi Driver

Franconia Police District – Detectives arrested 31-year-old Cuther Lee Watts of Bladensburg, Maryland yesterday afternoon for carjacking a taxi driver over the summer. The victim was sitting in his car around 3:30 a.m. on June 14 in the 7000 block of Manchester Boulevard when Watts approached and implied he had a weapon. He demanded money, forced the man out of

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