Category Archives: Mount Vernon Police District

Suspect Shoots ATM with Shotgun, Gets No Money

Mount Vernon Police District – Detectives are searching for this suspect who shot an ATM with a shotgun in an unsuccessful attempt to get money. Officers were called to the BB&T bank in the 8600 block of Richmond Highway around 11 a.m. Sunday after a customer walked up to the ATM and realized pieces of it were missing and scattered

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UPDATE: Armed Man Who Was Shot by Security Guard Outside Community Center Charged with Assault

Mount Vernon Police District – Detectives have charged a man with assault after an investigation revealed he approached a uniformed security guard with a knife at a community center last month. It happened on September 14 outside the Gum Springs Community Center in the 8100 block of Fordson Road, after the security guard spoke to 37-year-old Jamon Downing about his

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West Potomac High School Student Charged with Assault on Officer

Mount Vernon Police District – A 16-year-old student from West Potomac High School is facing multiple charges after attacking a school administrator and our school resource officer (SRO). The investigation is just now underway, but we believe the incident started in a hallway after a pep rally in the nearby gym around 2:50 this afternoon. An Assistant Principal and SRO

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Man Dies From Electrocution While Painting

Mount Vernon Police District —  Officers responded to the 2800 block of Fairhaven Avenue, in the County portion of Alexandria, around 10:40 a.m. for a report of a man who had been electrocuted. A preliminary investigation determined Ervin Marenco Andasol, 36, from Alexandria, had been hired to paint an apartment complex. He moved a tall medal ladder from the side of a

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Security Guard Shoots Armed Man Outside Community Center

Mount Vernon Police District — An investigation is underway after a uniformed security guard shot a man with a knife outside the Gum Springs Community Center. It happened around 1:15 this afternoon in the 8100 block of Fordson Road. A preliminary investigation by detectives in our Major Crimes Bureau shows the security guard had approached a man by the bleachers

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UPDATE: Remains of Missing Endangered Fairfax County Teen Found in Prince William County

Mount Vernon Police District – Remains found in Prince William County Tuesday evening have been identified as those of Miguel Angel Ruiz Carrillo, the 18-year-old Fairfax County resident who has been missing since August 3. Prince William County Police have reclassified this case as a homicide and are handling the investigation: Nokesville Homicide Investigation. Please continue to follow us on Twitter,

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One Injured After Shooting in Mount Vernon District

Mount Vernon Police District – A man is recovering after being shot multiple times last night. The victim was walking in the 8000 block of Janna Lee Avenue around 10:00 when witnesses report hearing shots being fired. A white vehicle, possibly an Infinity, was seen leaving the area immediately following the shots. Mount Vernon District officers quickly responded and rendered

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