Category Archives: Mason Police District

Man Arrested for 2017 Murder of Wife

Mason Police District – A 55-year-old man is facing charges for the murder of his wife. On Jan. 6, 2017, a double shooting was reported inside a home in the 9200 block of Okla Drive, Fairfax. Donna Pentek, 51, was pronounced dead at the scene. This morning, Feb. 15, detectives from our Major Crimes Bureau and SWAT officers arrested Donna’s husband,

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UPDATE: News Conference on Developments in 2017 Okla Drive Death Investigation

In January 2017, 51-year-old Donna Pentek was found dead in a home in the 9200 block of Okla Drive in Fairfax. At 3 p.m. today, Major Ed O’Carroll, Commander of our Major Crimes Bureau, will update the community about a development in the investigation.  MEDIA ALERT WHERE: Public Safety Headquarters 12099 Government Center Parkway, Fairfax Press Room: 2nd Floor WHEN:

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Man Dead after Shooting Himself in Hospital Room

Mason Police District – Detectives from our Major Crimes Bureau continue to investigate after a man died from a self-inflicted gunshot wound at INOVA Fairfax Hospital.  Officers responded at 8:47 last night to 3300 Gallows Road where a patient on the 4th floor of the hospital’s Heart and Vascular Institute was reported to have a gun.  Prior to officers’ arrival, the patient, 64-year-old Thomas Wimmer,

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Detectives Investigate Apparent Murder-Suicide

Mason District – Our Major Crimes and Crime Scene detectives continue to investigate after a man and woman were found dead outside of the entrance to an apartment building earlier today. Officers responded to the 3100 block of South Manchester Street in the Falls Church area of Fairfax County at 11:37 this morning after a delivery driver reported a shooting. Officers

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Detectives Asking for Public’s Help After Burglary Suspect Caught on Camera

Mason District Station – Detectives are asking for the public’s help in identifying a man caught on camera who burglarized a home in the 4000 block of Championship Court in Annandale. The incident occurred earlier today around noon, with the suspect breaking in through the back door, and announcing he was the police before ransacking the home.  It appears the homeowner was

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Detectives Asking for the Public’s Help to Identify Stabbing Suspect

Mason Police District – Detectives are asking for the public’s help in identifying the person who stabbed a 71-year-old man in the Culmore area.  On Tuesday, December 4 around 8:30 p.m., the victim was walking near the 3400 block of Payne Street when a man grabbed him from behind and stabbed him in the torso. The suspect then ran away

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Officers Arrest Juvenile for Sexual Assaults on School Bus

Mason District Police Station – A 12-year-old boy is facing charges following allegations he sexually assaulted two girls on a Fairfax County Public Schools bus. The investigation began on November 13 when two students of Camelot Elementary School told their parents they had been sexually assaulted by a boy on school bus CA02. After a thorough investigation by our Major

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