Category Archives: West Springfield Police District

WEATHER MAY HAVE PLAYED ROLE IN FATAL CAR CRASH IN SPRINGFIELD

West Springfield Police District –Preliminarily, our Crash Reconstruction Unit detectives believe that rainy weather may have played a role in a fatal two-car crash in Springfield. Officers responded to Rolling Road near Hunter Village Drive around 2:30 p.m. yesterday after a Honda Civic lost control, crossed over the grassy median and crashed into a Kia Sportage. Both drivers were taken

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Springfield Man Facing Nine Charges After Threats at Mosque

West Springfield District – A 22-year-old man is facing five felony and four misdemeanor charges after being arrested at the Masjid Noor Mosque last night.  Officers were called to the mosque, located at 8608 Pohick Road in Springfield, after Zulqarnain Khan was threatening to kill everyone he encountered and refusing to let people inside the mosque.  He also rammed three

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UPDATE: Missing Woman’s Remains Found in Philadelphia

The Philadelphia Police Department located the remains of Vianela Tavera on Sunday, in their jurisdiction. Next of kin has been notified, and the Philadelphia Police Department is continuing their homicide investigation. All media inquiries should be directed to the Philadelphia Police Department. Please email them at police.public_affairs@phila.gov. For ongoing updates, please read our blog and follow us on Twitter, Facebook

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Detectives Asking for Public’s Help with Missing Person Case

West Springfield District Station – Detectives from our Major Crimes Bureau are asking for the public’s help in locating 50 year-old Vianela Tavera from New York. Ms. Tavera’s 2013 Acura MDX was located in the 9000 block of South Park Circle in Fairfax Station Monday, July 30. Officers were initially dispatched there for a man in the SUV possibly in

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FCPS Employee Facing Additional Charges

West Springfield Police District – The Fairfax County Public Schools employee charged last week with threatening a co-worker is now facing additional charges.  The investigation that started from last week’s arrest prompted detectives to charge 57-year-old Girard Thompson with an additional count of oral threat to commit bodily harm to another school employee, and one count of  assault.  These charges

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FCPS Employee Charged with Threatening Co-Worker

West Springfield Police District – A Fairfax County Public Schools employee is facing a charge this afternoon for an oral threat to commit bodily harm to another school employee at the worksite. 57-year-old Girard Thompson, of Oxon Hill, MD, is a maintenance worker for FCPS. The investigation began this morning after the FCPS security office alerted us of the threat from

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Update on Lorton Crash

*Note: the previous post incorrectly indicated the driver was deceased. West Springfield Police District – Two of the four victims in yesterday’s crash have been released from the hospital after being treated for non-life threatening injuries. The other two teenage boys remain in the hospital in with non-life threatening injuries. 14-year-old driver – treated and released 15-year-old passenger – treated and

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