Category Archives: Mount Vernon Police District

Body Worn Camera Pilot Program Ending Today; Research Team to Study Findings

Our body worn camera pilot program will wrap-up today. Training for the body worn cameras began in mid-February, and full implementation was completed by mid-March. The Board of Supervisors approved the 90-day pilot program back in November of last year, with the option to extend to 180 days. The pilot was eventually extended to allow all stakeholders the opportunity to

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Neighborhood App Helps FCPD Nab Indecent Exposure Suspect

A 50-year-old man is facing several charges today for exposing himself to a jogger. Yesterday we posted the information on Facebook, Twitter and Nextdoor, and asked for the public’s help in identifying the suspect. Within a few hours, a community member saw the post on Nextdoor and was able to provide information on the suspect which led to his arrest. Jamie Martinez

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Detectives Seeking Public’s Help with Burglaries

    Mount Vernon District Station – Detectives are asking for the public’s help in identifying a man who is believed to have committed a series of burglaries in the Huntington, Hybla Valley and South County communities. The incidents occurred between June 28 and July 11 during the morning to early afternoon hours. The suspect is thought to be in his

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Assault on Officer Caught on Video

  A 23-year-old man from Southeast, Washington, D.C., is facing several charges after assaulting an officer. Shortly after 3 yesterday afternoon, an officer patrolling the 8200 block of Russell Road in the Alexandria area of Fairfax County came across a man who smelled distinctly of marijuana which established reasonable suspicion that a crime was afoot. The officer asked Dadrian Jegede

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16-Year-Old Dies After Apparent Accidental Shooting

Mount Vernon District – The Office of the Chief Medical Examiner is conducting an autopsy of a 16-year-old boy. At about 7 p.m. Thursday, our officers were called to a home in the 8400 hundred block of Del Norte Court in the Alexandria section of Fairfax County after the apparent unintentional discharge of a firearm. Preliminarily, the investigation has found

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Man Facing 11 Charges after Allegedly Stealing Medical Supplies from Hospitals, Selling them on eBay

A Gaithersburg man is facing a number of felony charges after an investigation revealed he stole medical kits from at least two hospitals and sold them online. Burke Slater, 52, has been charged with five counts of grand larceny, five counts of possessing stolen property with intent to sell, and one count of money laundering. Detectives say he is not

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