Category Archives: West Springfield Police District

Man Arrested after Fatal Shooting in Springfield Neighborhood

West Springfield Police District – A Springfield man is facing multiple charges after a shooting in the 7700 block of Bedstraw Court this afternoon around 4:52 p.m. When officers arrived, they found Javon Prather, 24, of Springfield, suffering from an apparent gunshot wound. Officers immediately rendered first aid until rescue personnel arrived. Prather was pronounced dead at the scene. The suspect,

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Man Arrested After Using Social Media to Solicit Sex from Minors

West Springfield Police District – 21-year-old James Gregory of Falls Church is facing two felony charges of carnal knowledge and the use of a communication device to solicit a minor. Detectives from the Major Crimes Bureau’s Sex Crimes Squad began their investigation last month when a juvenile victim disclosed unlawful sexual contact with Gregory to their parents. Detectives believe Gregory

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Fatal Pedestrian Crash in Burke

West Springfield Police District – A 37-year-old man died today after he was hit by a car on Friday evening. Fesha Girma, of Burke, was crossing Burke Center Parkway at the intersection of Pond Spice Lane around 7:30 p.m. The driver of a 2014 GMC Acadia was traveling eastbound on Burke Center Parkway proceeding through the intersection and struck Girma,

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Update: Victims and Suspect Identified in Burke Shooting

The victims of the shooting last night in Burke have been identified as Patricia Marie Bounds, 67 and Sean Patrick Bailes, 19.  The deceased suspect has been identified as Marcellus William Bounds IV, 36. The Office of the Chief Medical Examiner will be conducting autopsies to confirm cause and manner of death.   (Original release date: October 22, 2019) Update

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Active Shooting Investigation in Burke

West Springfield Police District – Our Major Crimes Bureau and Crime Scene detectives continue to investigate after two men and a woman were found dead inside a home in the 6100 block of Wicklow Drive in Burke.   Officers initially responded to a report of a domestic disturbance around 9:11 p.m. last night. A woman reported that a family member had

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Detectives Seeking Public’s Help to Identify Lorton Burglary Suspects

West Springfield Police District – Detectives are asking for the public’s help in identifying three people who committed a burglary earlier this month in the 9500 block of Third Place, Lorton. The suspects approached an elderly couple in front of their home and told the couple they were doing landscaping work at a neighbor’s house. They requested access to the

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Detectives Ask for Public’s Help Identifying Larceny Suspect

West Springfield Police District – Detectives are asking for help identifying the suspect of a larceny that occurred at the Audrey Moore RECenter, 8100 Braddock Road, Annandale. On Tuesday, June 18, around 12:30 p.m., the suspect entered the RECenter, failed to check in at the desk and is believed to have taken personal items from a victim’s belongings while they

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