Category Archives: Franconia Police District

Fatal Crash in Lorton

Franconia Police District – A man died as a result of injuries from a crash that occurred around 12:20 this afternoon, near the intersection of Telegraph Road and Mount Air Drive in Lorton. Our Crash Reconstruction detectives have preliminarily  determined that Jose Ramirez, 44, of Stafford was traveling northbound on Telegraph Road in his Ford Ranger when he ran off the right

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Fatal Pedestrian Crash in Springfield

Franconia Police District – A 52-year-old Springfield man has died after he was struck by a vehicle on Saturday night. Tomas Maldonado was attempting to cross the road in the 7200 block of Commerce Street around 8:30. The driver of a 2013 Ford Edge, who was traveling northbound on Commerce Street, hit Maldonado as he was walking in the road. Maldonado

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Man Dead After Apparent Accident at Construction Site

Franconia Police District – Detectives from our Major Crimes Bureau continue to investigate after David Raikes, 51, from Mechanicsville, Va., died in an equipment-related accident in the 5700 block of General Washington Drive near Springfield yesterday afternoon. Officers and rescue personnel responded just after 2 p.m. for an unresponsive man in an elevated hydraulic lift. A preliminary investigation indicates Raikes

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UPDATE: Additional Charges for Man Caught Unlawfully Filming in Fitting Rooms

Detectives from our Major Crimes Bureau have identified three additional victims recorded in dressing rooms over the holidays. Over 100 videos were found on the phone of 39-year-old Mumtaz Rauf. Rauf, of Alexandria, was arrested for unlawful filming of a minor December 24th after officers were called to the Forever 21 clothing store based on a complaint by an observant

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MEDIA ALERT: New Charges in Unlawful Filming Case

Major Ed O’Carroll, Commander of the Major Crimes Bureau, will provide a briefing to the community about the latest charges against Mumtaz Rauf. WHERE: Public Safety Headquarters 12099 Government Center Parkway Lobby Fairfax, Virginia 22035 WHEN: Today, at 4 p.m.  PARKING: Please DO NOT park in the fire lanes. Parking is available in two garages. Please take note of the

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Detectives Investigating Bank Robberies in Lorton and Springfield

Detectives from our Major Crimes Bureau are investigating two bank robberies that occurred shortly after 2 this afternoon. The first bank robbery occurred at the Bank of America located at 8096 Rolling Road in Springfield. The second bank robbery occurred at the Suntrust Bank located at 9400 Richmond Highway about 20 minutes later. During both robberies, the suspect implied a

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Detectives Asking for Public’s Help in Identifying Bank Robbery Suspect

Franconia District Station – Detectives from our Major Crimes Bureau are investigating a bank robbery at the BB&T Bank, located at 5203 Franconia Road in the Rose Hill area. Just before 10 this morning, a man entered the bank, implied he had a gun, and demanded money. He was given cash before leaving the bank on foot. No one was

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