Category Archives: Mount Vernon Police District

UPDATE: Two Men In Custody for 2016 Homicide in Alexandria Area of Fairfax County

Mount Vernon Police District – Two Washington, D.C. men are in custody today after detectives linked them to the murder of Tarreece Sampson on May 20, 2016. Our officers were called to the 6000 block of Richmond Highway at 2:20 a.m. for a report of a man who had been shot. Sampson was found with a gunshot wound to the upper

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Update: Wanted Man Arrested After Escape

Mount Vernon District – Jaquan Ross is now in custody after a joint effort by our Fugitive detectives, Mount Vernon Neighborhood Patrol Unit, K9 Unit, and SWAT team. The 27-year-old was arrested around three this morning in an apartment in the 7900 block of Richmond Highway. He was still wearing our handcuff on his right wrist. For ongoing updates, please

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Officers Search for Wanted Man After Escape

Mount Vernon District – We are currently searching for 27-year-old Jaquan Ross after he escaped from our custody at a local hospital shortly before 7 this morning.  Officers initially responded around 4 a.m. to the 6100 block of Richmond Highway to assist the Fairfax County Fire and Rescue Department. Two local bail bondsman had apprehended Ross, who was wanted for multiple outstanding

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Update: Arrest in String of Burglaries in Mt. Vernon Police District

Mount Vernon District – An 18-year-old is facing charges related to a series of residential burglaries that began in early November. Detectives from our Criminal Investigations Section (CIS) worked together with the Neighborhood Patrol Unit (NPU) and patrol officers to identify Davian Reyes-Reyes, of Alexandria, and take him into custody yesterday. Detectives were able to recover property in Reyes-Reyes’ home

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Home Security Reminders After Numerous Burglaries in Mt. Vernon Police District

Mount Vernon District – Detectives are asking for your help in identifying the individuals responsible for at least 18 residential burglaries in the Jefferson Manor and Bucknell Manor communities.  Detectives say the below burglaries have occurred in the last month: 8000 block of Ashton Street 6000 block of Bangor Drive 2500 block of Belleview Avenue 2500 block of Belleview Avenue

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Detectives Release Composite Sketch after Possible Attempted Abduction

Mount Vernon Police District –  Detectives are releasing a composite sketch of a man they believe was involved in the attempted abduction of a teenage girl. It happened at approximately 3:00 p.m. on Saturday, October 20, near the intersection of North Kings Highway and Fairhaven Avenue. The man approached the victim and tried to pull her into a car.  The

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UPDATE: Barricade Suspect Captured in Maryland

Mount Vernon District – Fugitive Alton Thodos was captured this afternoon by Prince George’s County Police.  Our officers spotted Thodos in a stolen car near Little River Turnpike and Lincolnia Road, in the Alexandria area of Fairfax County. Our officers tried to pull Thodos over but he sped away. We pursued him through the City of Alexandria, Arlington County, but

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